10 Most Efficient Solar Panels of 2022

So, you’ve read up on the best solar panels available and have decided to prioritize efficiency. Smart move. Buying the most efficient solar panels provides you with the most bang for your buck when working with limited roof space and is often (but not always) the best choice for homeowners.In its s…

Risk transfers support adaptation

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 22 November 2021; doi:10.1038/s41558-021-01231-2

Finding effective ways to support rural communities in adapting to climate change is critical for building climate-resilient societies. Now research shows the potential of risk-transfer policies for improving adaptation and securing the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.

A multi-model analysis of long-term emissions and warming implications of current mitigation efforts

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 22 November 2021; doi:10.1038/s41558-021-01206-3

Mitigation pathways tend to focus on an end temperature target and calculate how to keep within these bounds. This work uses seven integrated assessment models to consider current mitigation efforts and project likely temperature trajectories.

Risk transfer policies and climate-induced immobility among smallholder farmers

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 22 November 2021; doi:10.1038/s41558-021-01205-4

Smallholder farmers will be impacted substantially by climate change and need to adapt. Agent-based modelling shows that interventions, particularly cash transfer paired with risk transfer mechanisms, lead to increased migration and uptake of cash crops, with higher income and lower inequality.

Energy-efficient infrastructure projects hold a key opportunity for contractors

Build Back Better and American Climate Leadership

If we, once again, kick the “climate can” down the road, we should be prepared for the road to be flooded, washed away, covered in debris, and possibly surrounded by burning forests.

Climate change fuels a water rights conflict built on over a century of broken promises

After Cop26, countries must turn climate promises into action on global shipping

A meeting of the IMO this week is the first test of translating promises made in Glasgow into bold action. The world must turn its gaze to shipping

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Spire pipeline flap in Missouri reveals deeper questions about natural gas

A utility’s push for a pipeline that a court ruled isn’t needed reflects a broader effort to fend off electrification efforts, experts say.

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Rhode Island utility sale could be complicated by state climate law

Rhode Island Capitol Building

As state regulators consider the sale of the state’s largest electric distribution utility, intervenors say the buyer should be required to show how it will meet requirements under the state’s ambitious new climate law.

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