Climate

Media Invited to Learn About NASA Tools, Resources for Agriculture

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:10pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. CDT Thursday, Aug. 25, to discuss the agency's tools, resources, and science research available to the agriculture community.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. CDT Thursday, Aug. 25, to discuss the agency's tools, resources, and science research available to the agriculture community.
  • For more than 50 years, NASA satellites have provided open-source and publicly available data on Earth's land, water, temperature, weather, and climate.
  • By engaging with an agricultural community adapting to changes in weather and water cycles, NASA can learn about emerging needs and demands to shape future missions.
  • More information about NASA's work in agriculture is available at:
    View original content to download multimedia: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/media-invited-to-learn-about-na...

Dickinson College to Host International Climate Symposium

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 5:48pm

CARLISLE, Pa., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Dickinson College, a nationally recognized leader in sustainability education and sustainable operations, will host internationally known climate scientists, policymakers and other experts for a three-day symposium featuring authors of the newest reports from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Key Points: 
  • CARLISLE, Pa., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Dickinson College, a nationally recognized leader in sustainability education and sustainable operations, will host internationally known climate scientists, policymakers and other experts for a three-day symposium featuring authors of the newest reports from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
  • Dickinson is excited for this opportunity to share the IPCC's critical work with our community and the public.
  • The symposium is timely, coming as the IPCC has released three recent assessment reports on climate change and on the eve of the 27th Conference of the Parties to the U.N.
  • Leading climate experts, including IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee, will participate in the symposium.

Canada's 2030 climate targets achievable if Canadians move to more plant-based diet

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:26pm

New World Animal Protection report produced by Navius Research studies the impact of animal agriculture and meat consumption on Canada's 2030 and 2050 climate targets.

Key Points: 
  • New World Animal Protection report produced by Navius Research studies the impact of animal agriculture and meat consumption on Canada's 2030 and 2050 climate targets.
  • "The findings of this report should be a wakeup call for governments and Canadians alike," said Lynn Kavanagh, Farming Campaign Manager with World Animal Protection Canada.
  • The Government of Canada has an important role to play in supporting Canadians to adopt more planet-friendly diets.
  • The model was used to explore the impacts of shifting consumer food consumption patterns and their impacts on Canada's climate goals.

Insights on the Bioenergy Global Market to 2027 - by Product Type, Feedstock, Application and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 3:52pm

Bioenergy is a form of renewable energy that is generated from organic matter, such as biomass, biogas, and biofuel.

Key Points: 
  • Bioenergy is a form of renewable energy that is generated from organic matter, such as biomass, biogas, and biofuel.
  • The rising prevalence of global warming due to growing industrial activities across the globe is creating a positive outlook for the market.
  • Key Questions Answered in This Report:
    How has the global bioenergy market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What is the structure of the global bioenergy market and who are the key players?

Wood Pellet Market Size Worth $18.22 Billion by 2027: Grand View Research, Inc.

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

Residential heating application held the leading wood pellets market share of 46.1% in 2019 owing to simple pellet heating technology coupled with minimum operation and maintenance requirements.

Key Points: 
  • Residential heating application held the leading wood pellets market share of 46.1% in 2019 owing to simple pellet heating technology coupled with minimum operation and maintenance requirements.
  • Key market players are undertaking mergers and collaborations to expand their reach and increase production capacity, thereby gaining greater market share.
  • Read 118-page full market research report, " Wood Pellets Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Application (Power Plants, Residential Heating, Commercial Heating, CHP Heating), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2020 - 2027 ", published by Grand View Research.
  • Grand View Research has segmented the global wood pellets market on the basis of application and region:
    Wood Pellets Market - Application Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)

Advancing Regenerative Soil Health Systems: Walmart Foundation Supports the U.S. Regenerative Cotton Fund

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Walmart Foundation announced it has provided a $2,000,000, three-year grant to the Soil Health Institute's (SHI) U.S. Regenerative Cotton Fund (USRCF) to scale activities of the project and expand the initiative to Alabama and South Carolina.

Key Points: 
  • MORRISVILLE, N.C., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Walmart Foundation announced it has provided a $2,000,000, three-year grant to the Soil Health Institute's (SHI) U.S. Regenerative Cotton Fund (USRCF) to scale activities of the project and expand the initiative to Alabama and South Carolina.
  • "Regenerative soil health systems can provide significant benefits for farmers, food supply chains, our climate, and nature," said Kathleen McLaughlin, Chief Sustainability Officer and Executive Vice President at Walmart Inc. and President of the Walmart Foundation.
  • The U.S. Regenerative Cotton Fund was initiated in 2021 with a founding grant from the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation.
  • Participating partners currently include Cotton Incorporated, National Cotton Council, Field to Market, Arkansas Soil Health Alliance, DELTA F.A.R.M., and the University of Georgia.

Wood Pellet Market Size Worth $18.22 Billion by 2027: Grand View Research, Inc.

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

Residential heating application held the leading wood pellets market share of 46.1% in 2019 owing to simple pellet heating technology coupled with minimum operation and maintenance requirements.

Key Points: 
  • Residential heating application held the leading wood pellets market share of 46.1% in 2019 owing to simple pellet heating technology coupled with minimum operation and maintenance requirements.
  • Key market players are undertaking mergers and collaborations to expand their reach and increase production capacity, thereby gaining greater market share.
  • Read 118-page full market research report, " Wood Pellets Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Application (Power Plants, Residential Heating, Commercial Heating, CHP Heating), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2020 - 2027 ", published by Grand View Research.
  • Grand View Research has segmented the global wood pellets market on the basis of application and region:
    Wood Pellets Market - Application Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)

Crédit Agricole CIB Advises Repsol and Ibereólica on a Greenfield Wind Energy Project in Chile

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

Crdit Agricole CIB advised Repsol Iberelica Renovables Chile SpAa joint venture between Repsol Chile S.A. (Repsol) and Iberelica Renovables Chile S.A. (Iberelica)on a $118 million project finance debt raise for the construction and operation of Project Atacama (the Project), a 165.3 MW greenfield wind farm in northern Chile.

Key Points: 
  • Crdit Agricole CIB advised Repsol Iberelica Renovables Chile SpAa joint venture between Repsol Chile S.A. (Repsol) and Iberelica Renovables Chile S.A. (Iberelica)on a $118 million project finance debt raise for the construction and operation of Project Atacama (the Project), a 165.3 MW greenfield wind farm in northern Chile.
  • Repsol and Iberelica formed their joint venture in 2020 in order to develop, build and operate a portfolio of renewable assets in Chile.
  • Crdit Agricole CIB looks forward to supporting both companies with their clean energy ambitions.
  • This is the fourth advisory transaction that Crdit Agricole CIB has closed in Chile over the past two years.

Phoenix Energy Technologies’ Carbon Manager™ Offers Visibility and Control of Carbon Emissions in Commercial Buildings

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 1:30pm

As concerns around global warming become more pronounced, regulators will soon require companies to disclose climate-related metrics across all scopes of their operations, including commercial buildings. Many stakeholders--consumers, shareholders, communities, governments, and activist groups--are also becoming more insistent that large companies disclose their ESG efforts with easy-to-understand, credible metrics.

Key Points: 
  • Phoenix Energy Technologies (Phoenix Energy), a leading provider of Enterprise Energy Management (EEM) Software and Solutions, today announced the launch of Carbon Manager , a cloud-based, Smart Building application that makes it easy for enterprises to measure and report carbon intensity from Scope 2 emissions sources.
  • This allows a company to track and report progress towards meeting its CO2 carbon emissions goals in a single, reportable dashboard.
  • Carbon Manager provides access to the valuable insights needed to manage a companys energy needs and consumption more efficiently and more cost effectively.
  • Phoenix Energy Technologies has a proven record of helping customers use data to reduce energy, maintenance costs, and operational risk.

Canada's 2030 climate targets achievable if Canadians move to more plant-based lifestyle

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 1:01pm

New World Animal Protection report produced by Navius Research studies the impact of animal agriculture and meat consumption on Canada's 2030 and 2050 climate targets.

Key Points: 
  • New World Animal Protection report produced by Navius Research studies the impact of animal agriculture and meat consumption on Canada's 2030 and 2050 climate targets.
  • "The findings of this report should be a wakeup call for governments and Canadians alike," said Lynn Kavanagh, Farming Campaign Manager with World Animal Protection Canada.
  • This research is the first of its kind as it shows Canada's true emissions within its agricultural sector.
  • The impacts of meat consumption and animal agriculture on our climate are why World Animal Protection launched its Plan Meatless Better campaign this summer.