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Climate change could result in energy sector job boom

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.
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Climate charity shares thoughts on boosting conservation for WED

On World Environment Day (June 5 2021), climate experts warn sustainable incomes for rural communities are key to protecting the planet.
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Energy transition through the eyes of solo Atlantic voyager Zirk Botha

“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.
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Brazilian electricity prices under pressure due to low rainfall

Low annual rainfall in Brazil is restricting hydroelectric production, putting electricity prices under pressure and causing the need for more expensive thermoelectric power.
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Siemens to provide power generation platforms for Latin American vessel

Siemens Energy has been selected by Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC Berhad) to power its new floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
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Brazil’s first major green hydrogen project on the cards

Enegix Energy has partnered with Ceará state government on the development of Brazil’s first major green hydrogen project.
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Brazil: Energy efficiency report highlights COVID-19 impact

Brazil’s Energy Research Office has released its Atlas of Energy Efficiency in Brazil 2020 – Indicators Report.
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Brazilian utility implements AI for wind farm management

Paraná state electricity utility Copel has implemented artificial intelligence in forecasting the output of wind generation.
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Brazil zero rates import of certain solar products

Brazil has zero rated imports of certain solar products from August
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World Bank helps Brazil to strengthen its energy sector

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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