In the discussion around climate policies, there has always been the question of what happens to the thousands of people employed by fossil fuel reliant sectors. Fossil fuel exporting nations are likely to feel impact on jobs if stronger climate policy is implemented. A new study published by One Earth journal suggests that working towards keeping global temperature rises below 2 degrees Celsius could create a global jobs boom for the energy sector, according to new research.
Research and Development
On World Environment Day (June 5 2021), climate experts warn sustainable incomes for rural communities are key to protecting the planet.
“It is possible to meet all energy and water needs in a completely sustainable and renewable way,” said Zirk Botha after finishing a grueling 72 days’ transatlantic solo row to raise climate change awareness.
Transmission and Distribution
Low annual rainfall in Brazil is restricting hydroelectric production, putting electricity prices under pressure and causing the need for more expensive thermoelectric power.
Siemens Energy has been selected by Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC Berhad) to power its new floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
Enegix Energy has partnered with Ceará state government on the development of Brazil’s first major green hydrogen project.
Brazil’s Energy Research Office has released its Atlas of Energy Efficiency in Brazil 2020 – Indicators Report.
Paraná state electricity utility Copel has implemented artificial intelligence in forecasting the output of wind generation.
Brazil has zero rated imports of certain solar products from August
Finance and Policy
The World Bank has approved a $38 million loan to help Brazil to modernise and strengthen its energy sector and the mining industry.
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