Top clean, green energy news of the day; global warming news of the day; and a bit more: Clean, Green Energy Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 Introduced How Wind Turbines Work GE Doubled Global Solar Power Investments in Last Year New Solar & Wind Power Projects (Largest Wind Power Project in Washington, Largest PV […]
Some top green news from around from the past day or so: Global Warming Heartland associate taught ‘biased’ climate course at Ottawa university An associate of the Heartland Institute, the thinktank devoted to discrediting climate change, taught a course at a top Canadian university that contained more than 140 false, biased and misleading claims about […]
Top green & animal activism news of the day from around: Lucy Lawless & Greenpeace Activists Arrested Lucy Lawless (XENA) and 6 other Greenpeace activists were arrested yesterday for climbing a Shell oil rig headed to the Arctic. Greenpeace Activists Climb Mt Fuji to Call for Nuclear-Free Japan Greenpeace activists elsewhere, meanwhile, were preparing yesterday […]
David Roberts of Grist has done a great job helping House Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-FL) expose some of his party’s (rather odd) ideologies and, in particular, energy agenda. In the post below (reposted from Grist) exposes the (ok, not so hidden) fact that the GOP is not opposed to government supporting/subsidizing industry or playing […]
Top Clean Energy News: World's Largest Offshore Wind Farms Going Up; Solar PV Reduces Price of Electricity; 70% of New Power in Europe from Renewable Energy…
I want to start covering clean energy news much more here on Planetsave, but as they say, “so much to do, so little time.” Also, since we cover that extensively on sister site CleanTechnica, I just sort of assume you all can easily pop over there and subscribe to that page for news on this […]
Via DailyKos, here’s the “official meme of 2011“: Seems spot on to me. We certainly covered the Japan nuclear meltdowns, Arctic ice cap meltdown, and multiple (Republican-driven) Congressional meltdowns repeatedly here on Planetsave. Though, decided that the Charlie Sheen and other meltdowns were outside our jurisdiction, somewhat thankfully. What will 2012 bring?
2011 was a big year for the environment, in some good ways and some bad ways. Here’s a quick run-down of the top 10 stories of the year, in my opinion: 1. Tremendously high levels of carbon emissions continue to warm Earth. Despite efforts to switch to clean energy, increase energy efficiency, and use more […]
Nuclear power isn’t popular anywhere (well, except in nuclear industry board rooms, I guess). And it is something that gets people motivated enough to physically protest. The latest such protest seems to have been in Taiwan. “About eighty environmental activists protested outside the fourth nuclear plant in New Taipei City Tuesday as a safety […]
Some top activism news from the past week or so: 1. Masked Activists in Germany Sop Transport of Nuclear Waste As the title indicates, some activists in Germany are fed up with the creating and unsafe transport and storage of nuclear waste (well, no one even knows where to ‘permanently’ store the nuclear waste). So, […]
Here are a number of big environmental and energy policy stories from recent weeks compiled and posted over on sister site CleanTechnica: Cleantech Policy News (16 Stories) (via Clean Technica)
There’s been a ton of movement away from nuclear energy since the Fukushima disaster in Japan, and, actually, even long before that. Germany has decided to ditch nuclear completely, by 2022. Switzerland has followed suit. UK anti-nuclear activists got out in full force last month to oppose a new nuclear power plant. And Italians crushed […]
Over 200 anti-nuclear activists blocked the Hinkley Point power plant in Somerset, UK yesterday. While the effort is now over, the activists consider the event to have been a wonderful success.