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December 28, 2021 Which economies have done best and worst during the pandemic?Source: The Economist
THE SPEED of the economic bounce-back from the enormous recession of 2020 has taken many forecasters by surprise. Output across the 38 mostly rich OECD countries combined probably surpassed its pre-crisis level a few months ago.
Source: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report
We faced an important dilemma. The IPCC report was a stark reminder that every tenth of a degree matters. There was a clear case to ratchet up ambition in corporate target setting, but also warnings that doing so could slow...
October 14, 2021 Survey: Global sustainability overtakes personal health as consumers’ biggest issueSource: The Packer
Consumers now rank the health of the planet as their number one concern, overtaking personal health which has been the top priority in recent years.
September 28, 2021 Sustainability Survey ReportSource: Get Smarter
GetSmarter just released a new survey report, Sustainability: The meaning, changing perceptions, and expanding agendas with interesting findings around how the shift toward sustainability affects individuals and organizations and...
September 28, 2021 Economic recovery losing momentum: NABE surveySource: Fox Business
A survey released by the National Association for Business Economics shows that its members expect the economy to grow 5.6% this year – down sharply from their previous estimate of 6.5%. The respondents projected the economy will...
August 18, 2021 FuelPositive Commissions Study that shows Canada produces enough excess green energy todaySource: Yahoo Finance
Canada produces sufficient green electricity in off-peak demand hours to produce enough carbon-free ammonia (NH3) to replace the use of fossil fuels for 100% of the passenger and freight aviation and rail, passenger bus, freight...
Source: The Verge
Over the life cycle of an EV — from digging up the materials needed to build it to eventually laying the car to rest — it will release fewer greenhouse gas emissions than a gas-powered car, the research found.
The UN has released an advance version of the UN Secretary-General’s annual report on SDG progress. The report will inform discussions during the July 2021 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development...
Source: Sci Tech Daily
Wind energy scientists at Cornell University have released a new global wind atlas – a digital compendium filled with documented extreme wind speeds for all parts of the world – to help engineers select the turbines in any given...
February 5, 2021 Renewables expected to replace coal by 2033, says Morgan StanleySource: The Hill
A new report from global wealth management company Morgan Stanley projects coal-fired power generation is likely to disappear from the U.S. power grid by 2033 and will largely be replaced by renewable energy resources.
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