Scientists show large impact of controlling humidity on greenhouse gas emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions from air conditioners are expected to climb as economic growth drives efforts to control both temperature and humidity, according to an analysis by scientists from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Xerox PARC. The research, which explores the environmental impact of controlling humidity, appears in the journal Joule as “Humidity’s impact on greenhouse gas emissions from air conditioning.” While […]

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Humanity Just Produced The Biggest Increase in Global CO2 Emissions Ever Recorded

As per an article published in Science Alert, global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose by 6 percent in 2021 to a record 36.3 billion metric tons, their highest ever level, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday. “The increase in global CO2 emissions of over 2 billion metric tons was the largest in history in absolute terms, […]

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Germany Brings Forward Goal of 100% Renewable Power to 2035 – Bloomberg

As per a recent article in Bloomberg, Germany plans to rapidly accelerate the expansion of wind and solar power, bringing forward a target to generate almost all the country’s electricity from renewable sources by 15 years to 2035.  The Economy Ministry, which also oversees energy and climate policy, proposed new legislation on Monday that aims […]

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