As the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter, China has an important role in reducing the effects of global climate change. China believes that having an effective national carbon trading system may significantly mitigate its carbon production to meet the country’s climate goals.
Justin Trudeau has indicated that environmental protection would be more of a priority under his leadership. On the other hand, Trudeau is expressing support for Chinese investment in the Canadian oilpatch, and has spoken in favor of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline.
MSRs are believed to be a promising option to generate safer, greener and cheaper nuclear energy with a potential to help solve climate change. They differ from conventional nuclear radiators in important ways, and today there is renewed interest in MSRs from countries including China, Russia and Japan, as well as a few private companies.
The Philomathia Forum on March 18 and 19 will bring together international experts in the science and technology of energy production; smart manufacturing; policy innovations; and business leadership. The Forum will focus on achievable solutions to the goals set out in the recent China and U.S. climate accord.
Northwest China’s uneven and hilly landscape makes the traditional grid system difficult to implement. But by taking advantage of the region’s distinct geological features, hydro, solar and wind power have become three major clean energy sources in northwestern area.
Currently a residential solar module is installed every 2.5 minutes in the United States. The frequency of residential solar installations has been increasing dramatically in the last ten years, both in the US and on a global level. Recent trends also indicate that the driver of solar energy demand is shifting from Europe to Asia.
Yesterday China and the United States, the world’s two largest economies and greenhouse gas emitters, reached an international climate agreement to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
The first quarters of 2014 produced $175 billion of spending on renewable energy projects, which amounts to an increase of 16% percent from 2013.