Tag: climate change
Mythbusting: The footprint of batteries
Published at 20. 04. 2020 | Written by Eva Almasiova
When it comes to environmental impacts, renewable energy sources are doing much better compared to fossil fuels. However, the fact that their energy output can change at any time, without warning, has long stood in the way of their mass adoption. Eve…
7 ways to reduce our individual carbon footprint
Published at 18. 02. 2020 | Written by Eva Almasiova
Cutting CO₂ emissions has been a hot topic for some time now. Countries are declaring their carbon targets at global conferences and companies are announcing their ambitions towards climate neutrality in their annual reports. But how can the rest of …
Energy storage - an effective weapon in the fight against emissions
Published at 22. 01. 2020 | Written by Radoslav Stompf
With the rising temperatures and more frequent natural disasters caused by extreme weather, the debates about lowering or even eliminating CO2 and greenhouse gasses are getting more intense. Unfortunately, not all sectors and industries are so easy t…
Renewables in U.S. II - Obstacles on the Road Towards a Sustainable and Clean Energy Future
Published at 25. 04. 2019 | Written by Radoslav Stompf
The United States (U.S.) have shown a consistent trend of increasing support for renewable energy, but there are some significant obstacles on the road.
Renewables in U.S. I - Country Full of Opposites and Contrasts
Published at 17. 04. 2019 | Written by Tibor Tarabek
The U.S. is without any doubt one of the world's most powerful countries. So why not use the country’s dominance for a good cause? Global warming is causing increasing damage and the biggest players can and should intervene.
California Dreaming of a Sustainable Energy Future
Published at 11. 12. 2018 | Written by Zuzana Puchy
California is a state that is constantly threatened by natural disasters, some of which are either caused or exacerbated by the effects of global climate change.
Energy of the Past I: Non-renewable Sources
Published at 18. 10. 2018 | Written by Zuzana Puchy
Energy generation sources can be divided into many different categories, but probably the most common division is into renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Perhaps you are more familiar with the pair of terms renewable and fossil fuel but not …
Trends in Climate Change III: The Wizards and Prophets of the Global Energy Debate
Published at 02. 10. 2018 | Written by FUERGY
With no end in sight to the growth of our energy demands, how will we be able to effectively power the world without exacerbating our impact on climate change?
Trends in Climate Change II: Not All Hope is Lost
Published at 27. 09. 2018 | Written by FUERGY
As a species, we’re uniquely disposed to adapt to changing conditions and leverage our intelligence in the face of new challenges. Will climate change be our ultimate challenge, or will it be just another stepping stone in humanity’s long march throu…
Trends in Climate Change I: Is the Sky Falling?
Published at 25. 09. 2018 | Written by FUERGY
Anxiety about the future sells better than anything, and the climate change debate is becoming increasingly shrouded in fear. Sure, the nature of the greenhouse effect coupled with the exponential growth of our energy demands makes it necessary to ta…
Minimizing Your Carbon Footprint
Published at 18. 09. 2018 | Written by Radoslav Stompf
All of us have a role to play in the global effort to preserve our planet. No single person can alone stop climate change, but all of us can take steps to minimize our carbon footprint. Real change starts on the individual level. Each of us can do a …
Sparking the Green Energy Revolution
Published at 21. 08. 2018 | Written by FUERGY
A recent New York Times magazine issue (published on the 1st of August 2018) was wholly devoted to the story of the world’s missed opportunity to effectively contain climate change in the 1980s. It discussed an era in which the world’s leaders came t…