White House Targets Methane Emissions

White House Targets Methane Emissions On March 28, the white house released a multi-pronged strategy to reduce methane emissions from a variety of sources, a step the administration says is an outgrowth of the President’s Climate Action Plan announced last year. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas, about 20 times more potent …

The Energy Collective: Coast to Coast, Legislation Protecting Communities Gains Momentum

    Coast to Coast, Legislation Protecting Communities Gains Momentum Posted: 22 Mar 2014 08:00 AM PDT Every day, communities across the country are taking action to protect themselves against the harms of industrial fracking. These efforts are illustrated by events like the string of successful bans and moratoria that …

How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt

How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt by Naomi Klein Waste land: large-scale irrigation strips nutrients from the soil, scars the landscape and could alter climactic conditions beyond repair. Image: Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto/ Flowers, London, Pivot Irrigation #11 High Plains, Texas Panhandle, USA (2011) In December 2012, …

CSRwire Talkback: Renewable Energy: Profiting from Fossil Fuels’ Woes

By Rosalinda Sanquiche, co-author, Green Transition Scoreboard® Report Over $2 trillion has been privately invested globally since 2007 inrenewable energy, the highest sector monitored by the Green Transition Scoreboard®. While reduced cost and greater efficiencies are a large part of the story, renewable energy is benefiting also from changing attitudes toward …

ScienceDaily: New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet Posted: 15 Aug 2013 01:15 PM PDT Findings from a large-scale ice drilling study on the Greenland ice sheet may revise the models used to predict how ice sheets move. Slow earthquakes may foretell larger events Posted: …

BankTrack: There’s no such thing as a “Sustainable Global Bank”

There’s no such thing as a “Sustainable Global Bank” just yet, says BankTrack “Sustainable Global Bank of the Year” Santander has invested EUR1 billion in the arms trade Friday, 14 June 2013 Press Release Santander, announced yesterday as the winner of the Financial Times and International Finance Corporation’s Sustainable Global …

NGOs criticise poor performance new leadership Deutsche Bank

NGOs criticise poor performance new leadership Deutsche Bank  Urgewald – Facing Finance – OXFAM -Dachverband der Kritischen Aktionärinnen und Aktionäre  Berlin, May 22, 2013 A day before Deutsche Bank’s annual shareholders meeting, German NGOs criticise the new leadership of the bank, Anshu Jain and Jürgen Fitschen, on their poor sustainability …

The 14 worst fossil-fuel projects for the climate

The 14 worst fossil-fuel projects for the climate By David Roberts | Grist, Jan 22, 2013 In a justly famous Rolling Stone piece, Bill McKibben popularized the notion of “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math.” We have a “carbon budget,” between now and 2050, of roughly 565 gigatons of carbon dioxide. If we emit …