The landmark climate agreement struck in Paris over the weekend ushers in a broad, new international effort to wind down the fossil-fuel era.
But as two weeks of tumultuous negotiations made clear, the pact’s success hinges on individual countries making a responsible choice, especially in how they produce and consume energy that could profoundly shape corporate behavior, financial markets and the global economic landscape.
Adopted by the 195 parties
Leaders from around the world have been converging on Paris for the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference. The two-week event is designed to allow countries the chance to come to an agreement on climate change.
Below are 7 questions and answers that are designed to help you understand what the conference is all about and what to expect during and after its completion.
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Electricity generated from pellets in converted coal plants is almost the same cost as electricity generated from natural gas, by far the cheapest way to make new, low-carbon power.
This is an article re-posted from biomass magazine, By William Strauss
Use of fossil fuels is driving a rapid increase in the concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere and oceans. The combustion of coal, petroleum products and natural gas, as well as land use changes are, in