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Thirteen documents in the library in the category Habitation

Habitation: Habitation is a principal component of energy use, and and essential area for energy reduction. Temperature control - heating and cooling - are the largest consumers of energy in primary and tertiary buildings and generally provide considerable scope for energy reduction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5bVbfWuq-Q
also in categories biofuel, energy, fossil fuel, mitigation, nuclear, solar, transportation, wind, videos moreless
David MacKay video showing why he believes in arithmetic, explains energy usage in UK in terms of average number of lightbulbs per day per person, and the landmass necessary to support each energy option. moreless
http://unfccc.int/files/focus/long-term_strategies/application/pdf/mid_century_strategy_report-final_red.pdf
also in categories biofuel, carbon capture, causes, coal, economics, effects, energy, forests, fossil fuel, government, hydroelectric, industry, mitigation, natural gas, negotiations, nuclear, petroleum, plans and scenarios, promising technology, recycling solutions, solar, success and failures, technology, transportation, wind moreless
US commitment to COP22. This document lays out a strategy to deeply decarbonize the U.S. economy by 2050. This document has been presented immediately after the US 2016 election results. At this point in time, little is known about the future of these very worthwhile commitments. moreless
http://unfccc.int/files/mfc2013/application/pdf/fr_strategy_resume2.pdf
also in categories agriculture, biofuel, carbon capture, coal, economics, energy, forests, fossil fuel, french, government, hydroelectric, industry, natural gas, nuclear, petroleum, plans and scenarios, recycling solutions, solar, technology, transportation, waste, wind moreless
Explains how France intends to reduce GHG to 140 Mt (divide by factor 4, 1990 — 2050) in two generations. moreless
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5515d9f9e4b04d5c3198b7bb/t/552d37bbe4b07a7dd69fcdbb/1429026747046/An Ecomodernist Manifesto.pdf
also in categories agriculture, carbon capture, community, economics, effects, energy, forests, government, industry, nuclear, plans and scenarios, promising technology, technology moreless
A revolutionary reevaluation of environmentalism, with a high reliance on technology to provide human needs while providing environmental space for wilderness and wild things. moreless
http://decarbonizeurope.org/en/
also in categories agriculture, coal, economics, effects, energy, forests, fossil fuel, industry, negotiations, plans and scenarios, transportation moreless
Nine propositions to take Europe to a post-carbon era before 2050. moreless
http://www.sauvonsleclimat.org/images/articles/pdf_files/etudes/Electricites intermittentes.pdf
also in categories economics, energy, french, solar, wind moreless
Wind and solar generated electricity, CO2, and prices for Western European households. moreless
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BX1r8OAmz9I
also in categories causes, energy, forests, government, industry, international references, models, plans and scenarios, videos moreless
Wakeup call for climate realism. moreless
https://science2017.globalchange.gov/
also in categories agriculture, causes, economics, energy, forests, government, health, international references, models, sea moreless
This report is an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States. It represents the first of two volumes of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, mandated by the Global Change Research Act of 1990. moreless
http://www.elysee.fr/declarations/article/discours-du-president-de-la-republique-emmanuel-macron-lors-de-la-cop23-a-bonn/
also in categories economics, effects, energy, fossil fuel, french, government, industry, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, transportation, wind, podcasts moreless
French President Macron’s speech at COP23, which clarified French climate policy. The speech followed the science, unlike previous presidents’ speeches on the subject. It’s an example of lucidity and good sense. moreless
https://www.ecologique-solidaire.gouv.fr/suivi-strategie-nationale-bas-carbone
also in categories biofuel, coal, energy, fossil fuel, french, government, hydroelectric, industry, mitigation, natural gas, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, success and failures, transportation, waste, wind moreless
A biannual dashboard that reports on the progress of the energy transition plan - sector by sector vs the objectives. This first iteration shows that achievements are already behind objectives, and suggests that economic subsidies are aimed at the wrong targets. moreless
https://timeforchange.org/cumulative-co2-emissions-by-country
also in categories agriculture, biofuel, coal, energy, fossil fuel, hydroelectric, industry, natural gas, nuclear, petroleum, solar, transportation, wind moreless
Graph showing most of the climate-related parameters, including the cumulative CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions by country. Much useful data. Data source was the World Resources Institute. moreless
https://www.citepa.org/fr/
also in categories effects, french, industry, plans and scenarios moreless
A good source of French climate measurements and programs. Partially translated to English. moreless
https://www.ecologique-solidaire.gouv.fr/strategie-nationale-bas-carbone-snbc
also in categories economics, effects, energy, french, government, industry, mitigation, plans and scenarios, technology, transportation moreless
Definition of objectives and tasks necessary to bring France into line with the objectives defined by the COP21 Paris climate agreement. Reporting is to begin in 2018 and every five years thereafter. moreless

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