EcoWatch-Top News of the Day

TOP NEWS OF THE DAY Monday, February 11, 2019 Climate Change Seen as Top Threat in Global Survey Insects Could Go Extinct Within a Century, With ‘Catastrophic’ Consequences for Life on Earth Ancient Spirituality Guides a Maya Town’s Conservation Efforts The Four Most Thought-Provoking Environmental Books Coming in February 20 Easy …

New Economics Foundation

A shorter working week is in reach Working time is set to become one of the major battlegrounds of our generation. And unions and businesses are backing the movement, writes Alice Martin. Read more You can see highlights of our work for a shorter working week here. Weekly Economics Podcast: …

new article – Democratizing the Grid

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this article by Daryl Roberts, which takes a deep dive into the politics of electricity delivery and how best to reconfigure current centralized utilities and grids to accommodate all the new renewable electricity sources and the rise of microgrids. This article also appeared in Alternative Energy …

42% of coal capacity is unprofitable finds our global analysis; see the report and interactive portal, plus analyst notes, news of the month and more.

“More excellent research from Carbon Tracker helping to avoid mis-investment decisions! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Powering Down Coal: New global coal analysis and interactive portal Our latest report Powering Down Coal finds that it’s currently cheaper to build entirely new renewable capacity than continue running 36% of coal plants. The analysis …

ACEEE’s January Newsletter

January Newsletter Hello friends, We hope you had a warm and bright holiday season. As we set goals for 2019, we want to share our recent highlights and those of our allies. Today, we are releasing three new topic briefs as well as a Governors Toolkit, which will help newly elected and …

We Must Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere

“Most of these CO2 capture  proposals and experiments are ineffective and untested!  In our Green Transition Scoreboard 2018: “Capturing CO2 While Improving Human Nutrition & Health“ we identify all the more effective, viable and sustainable  methods of  capturing and re-using CO2 and all the investors and start-up companies leading the …

Zero energy buildings on the rise but barriers remain

Zero energy buildings on the rise but barriers remain By Christopher Perry, Senior Analyst, Buildings Program Zero energy building codes are making inroads in Oregon, California, British Columbia, and other places, but a new ACEEE white paper reveals that they still face barriers to nationwide success, including a “solar-only” mentality. From coast …

Bitcoin Could Theoretically Put Paris Climate Goals Out of Reach – Bloomberg

“Ethical Markets agrees!  See my “Money Is not Wealth: Cryptos v. Fiats“  and  “Hey COP 23.  Bitcoin Mining Exploding CO2 Emissions!“, both on www.ethicalmarkets.com  and  my interview on  www.greeneconomycoalition.org ~Hazel Henderson,  Editor” Bitcoin Could Theoretically Put Paris Climate Goals Out of Reach by Eric Roston and Olga Kharif A provocative analysis …

Towards the battery of the future, Science for Environment Policy

Multimedia October 2018 Towards the battery of the future Towards the battery of the future High-quality and innovative batteries are imperative for the EU in the context of its move towards a low-carbon, climate-friendly and more circular economy. However, manufacturing and using batteries, as well as the way they are …