ASIA’S SOARING CONSUMPTION OF RAW MATERIALS UNSUSTAINABLE, UN WARNS

ASIA’S SOARING CONSUMPTION OF RAW MATERIALS UNSUSTAINABLE, UN WARNS New York, Apr 24 2013  2:00PM   The Asia-Pacific region, which has overtaken the rest of the world in consumption of raw materials as affluence and manufacturing increase, must boost its resource efficiency or risk losing ground in lifestyle, economic growth …

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL New York, Apr 15 2013  7:00PM Calling it “one of the most critical issues of our time,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of strong partnerships to achieve universal access to sustainable energy.“Clean, modern and affordable energy …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: A warming world will further intensify extreme precipitation events, research shows

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News A warming world will further intensify extreme precipitation events, research shows Researchers uncover new pathways in bacterial intercellular competition The ethics of resurrecting extinct species ‘Pharmaceutical’ approach boosts oil production from algae How carbon moves within planet plays big role in planetary atmosphere formation No map, …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Deadly effects of certain kinds of household air pollution lead to call for biomarker studies Extreme algal blooms: The new normal? By keeping the beat, sea lion sheds new light on animals’ movements to sound Southern California sagebrush better suited to climate change, study finds Soils in newly forested areas …

NewNet Clean Energy Investor Newsletter: Deal round up: Biofuel industry shows steady progress

  Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 25 March 2013 Read New Energy World Network to stay up-to-date on all the latest fundraising activity in cleantech, renewables and sustainability Deal News Deal round up: Biofuel industry shows steady progress PREMIUM Siemens signs MoU with Qatar’s Green Gulf ARPA-E …

Japan: Prime Minister Kan slams nuclear energy, goes green

Kan slams nuclear energy, goes green http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201105110158.html The Asahi Shimbun, English Web Edition, May 12, 2011 Prime Minister Naoto Kan said his administration intends to dump plans to get half of the nation’s future energy needs from nuclear power and instead place greater reliance on renewable energy sources. “I believe …

Roundup: Forestry, Biomass & Sustainability Conference London May 12-13, 2011

A compilation of Tweets gathered by Ethical Markets Media Correspondent Melanie Feliciano Environ Finance’s ‘Forestry, Biomass & Sustainability’ in London, May 12-13 presentation slides available @ http://tinyurl.com/3sr9tus “Last year DNV #ClimateChange Services had 0 investments in forestry projects.” – Andres Espejo http://bit.ly/jUl7ot Forestry project case studies: “We can harvest planted …

Why Companies like Intel, P&G and Walmart Keep Investing in Renewable Energy

A publication from SustainableLifeMedia.com Why Companies Keep Investing in Renewable Energy One of the big misperceptions about going green is that is always costs money. In reality, seeing your business through an environmental lens will greatly lower costs and risk. But of course, beyond the quick payback of eco-efficiency projects, …

PPC and Sinovel to build 200MW+ wind farm in Greece

15 April 2011 DEAL NEWS PPC and Sinovel to build 200MW+ wind farm in Greece Opcon Bioenergy secures Dalkia order for waste heat recycling technology HelioVolt tipped to be in takeover talks Renault secures first order for Kangoo electric van before October launch Vattenfall sells parts of Swedish engineering consultancy …