20 Mar '17, 10am

IEA: Meeting Paris Climate Goals Would Create 6M Jobs and Give the Global Economy a $19B Jolt

Bloomberg : Paris Climate Accord Could Make the World $19 Trillion Richer Stopping global warming won’t just keep the planet habitable. It would also boost the global economy by $19 trillion. Investing heavily in renewable power and energy efficiency to keeping warming below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit), in accordance with the landmark Paris Agreement, will increase the global economy around 0.8 percent by 2050, the International Renewable Energy Agency said Monday in a report produced for the German government. Maritime Executive : World's First Offshore Wind Farm Being Decommissioned Dong Energy has decided to decommission Vindeby, the world’s first offshore wind farm. Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm is located close to shore off Vindeby near Lolland in the south east of Denmark. The wind farm, consisting of 11 offshore wind turbines, was connected to the grid in 1991. ...

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