While the western world is lingering in a limping economy and a chaotic political scene, China has used that advantage to invest in clean technologies around the world. Today it … [Read full article]
The IAE reports that half of all new electrical power capacity worldwide came from renewables last year. As the cost of wind and solar drops, renewables are replacing traditional sources of energy, particularly coal.
Reprinted from our sister publication, CleanTechnica. For the first time since people started tracking carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere, the global average concentration of CO2 has surpassed 400 parts … [Read full article]
When environmentalists, farmers, and loggers speak about forests, the discussion usually revolves around the issue of deforestation, which is one of the largest contributors to climate change. As James … [Read full article]
Originally published on EV Obsession. Some good people at Urban Foresight, the International Energy Agency, the Electric Vehicles Initiative, and Clean Energy Ministerial have put together an “EV City Casebook” that I … [Read full article]
The global levels of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel combustion reached a record high of 31.6 gigatonnes (Gt) in 2011, only 1 Gt beneath the necessary levels required to … [Read full article]
Without large-scale and immediate action, catastrophic climate change is inevitable. Governments are moving far too slow in the transition to low-carbon societies, making it impossible to reach the necessary … [Read full article]
by Bill McKibben Hey everyone, Yesterday was one of the truly fun days in this whole wild year of organizing. We had hundreds of referees outside the Capitol, and we blew … [Read full article]
According to the latest estimates putout by the International Energy Agency, energy-related carbon dioxide emissions during the year of 2010 were the highest in history.
I know, it’s not November any more. I’m dropping links here for November stories I never got around to sharing or writing about but really wanted to. I figured it … [Read full article]