Category Archives: Climate Change and Renewable Energy

Items on climate change, global warming and renewable energy

Renault Introduces World’s Largest Photovoltaic System in the Automotive Industry

TUESDAY 6TH NOVEMBER 2012 RENAULT INTRODUCES THE WORLD’S LARGEST PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY This week Renault is introducing 40 hectares of photovoltaic panels simultaneously at six of its French production sites. The initiative further confirms Renault’s environmental commitment and is also an innovative way of protecting new vehicles before they leave plants. Renault … Continue reading Renault Introduces World’s Largest Photovoltaic System in the Automotive Industry

Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change

New York State is currently suffering the impact and effects of Hurricane Sandy (the so-called ‘Frankenstorm’). That has necessarily led to a lot of online discussion, and, of course, rant, on whether it was caused by global warming. Here are some example articles that caught my attention: Watching Sandy, Ignoring Climate Change (New Yorker) Did … Continue reading Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math

Like many electric vehicle enthusiasts I am keen on protecting the environment and follow the discussions in the media on climate change – while not being exactly a treehugger. Today I read a very interesting summary of the current climate change situation. It was published by Rolling Stone magazine, which is respected for its political … Continue reading Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math