Water management planning approach deals with deep uncertainties

News Alert Issue 409, 26 March 2015  Science for Environment Policy About this service Contact the Editor Subscribe to this News Alert  In this issue Water management planning approach deals with deep uncertainties More adaptive approaches to planning could help policymakers deal with deep uncertainties about the future of our …

REN21 Renewables Academy 2014: Programme available!

REN21 Renewables Academy 2014 Bonn/Germany Programme available Register now: 10-12 November 2014 Dear REN21 Contributors, Dear REN21 Network Members, The evolution of renewable energy over the past decade has surpassed all expectations. Global installed capacity and production from all renewable technologies have increased substantially, and supporting policies have continued to …

Top 20 high-cost oil projects risk wasting $91 bln of investor cash

PRESS RELEASE  UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 15 AUGUST, 00.01 BST  Top 20 high-cost oil projects risk wasting $91 bln of investor cash  London, August 15, 2014 – The Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) today revealed some of the world’s most expensive future oil projects, which the biggest publicly listed oil companies are considering for development. Some of these projects require prices far exceeding today’s levels, and risk wasting $91 billion of investor cash over the next decade if taken into …

Tesla’s Elon Musk Declares ‘All Our Patent Belong to You’ | The Energy Collective Daily

Tesla’s Elon Musk Declares ‘All Our Patent  Belong to You’ | The Energy Collective Daily   Tesla’s Elon Musk Declares ‘All Our Patent Are Belong to You’ Posted: 20 Jun 2014 09:00 AM PDT In a recent blog post entitled, “All Our Patent Are Belong to You,” Tesla CEO Elon …

Americans More Certain That Global Warming Is Happening

  Americans More Certain That Global Warming Is Happening The reality of climate change – worldwide and in the United States – is a well-established scientific fact. The first finding in the recently released 2014 National Climate Assessment (written and reviewed by hundreds of climate experts over the past 4 years), …

New research by the Carbon Tracker Initiative – Carbon Supply Cost Curves, a new capital management tool for investors

New research by the Carbon Tracker Initiative, ‘Carbon supply cost curves: Evaluating financial risk to oil capital expenditures’, today reveals how many oil projects make neither economic nor climate sense.   This report and the accompanying technical papers were produced in collaboration with Energy Transition Advisors and can be read here. The …

Planning for Phasing Out Incentives

Planning for Phasing Out Incentives The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://www.ilsr.org/planning-phasing-incentives/ Over the next decade, solar electricity will let consumers get cheaper energy from their rooftop than from their utility. Among the upheaval in the electricity system, the coming of …

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN: EIA PROJECTS RENEWABLES TO BE 16-27% OF U.S. ELECTRICITY SUPPLY BY 2040

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN (a campaign for a sustainable energy future) 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11 [email protected]   News Advisory – Analysis   EIA PROJECTS RENEWABLES TO BE 16-27% OF U.S. ELECTRICITY SUPPLY BY 2040   LOW END DOES NOT PASS THE LAUGH TEST; UPPER …