Guardian Sustainable Business: This year at Davos…

          Share           This year at Davos…           Love it or hate it, the annual World Economic Forum in Davos convenes a unique range of people who hold much power and influence. If you missed the coverage or …

New Report: 2’778 billion in 2013: The cost of not having a renewable energy infrastructure

New Report 2’778 billion in 2013: The cost of not having a renewable energy infrastructure   Perceptions stick: a majority of people today seem to believe (or worse: accept) that we cannot afford renewable energy technologies. This notions suggests that the alternative – maintaining the existing fossil energy infrastructure – …

Inaction on Climate Change: The Cost to Taxpayers

Inaction on Climate Change: The Cost to Taxpayers When we examine the full costs of public programs that pay for disaster relief and recovery from extreme weather events—ad hoc disaster assistance appropriations, flood insurance, crop insurance, wildfire protection, and state run “residual market” insurance programs—we can begin to understand the price to U.S. …

This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas

  This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas By Jeff Siegel | Monday, May 6th, 2013 It was boasted as an energy breakthrough. Bloom Energy’s Bloom Box paraded around the media — including a very generous piece aired by 60 Minutes as some kind of new, game-changing magical energy creation device that …

Citizens Urge EPA to Finalize Cleaner Fuel Standards | The Energy Collective Daily

Citizens Urge EPA to Finalize Cleaner Fuel Standards | The Energy Collective Daily Citizens Urge EPA to Finalize Cleaner Fuel Standards Climate Change: Extreme Weather, Insurance Companies, and Taxpayers [VIDEO] Renewable Energy Standards: North Carolina 1, ALEC 0 Are Fossil Fuel Companies Pouring Money Down the Drain? Climate Change and …

Hurricane Sandy Has a Clean Power Message for Mitt Romney, Too

Hurricane Sandy Has a Clean Power Message for Mitt Romney, TooPosted: 28 Oct 2012 07:44 AM PDT If presidential candidate Mitt Romney didn?t get Hurricane Isaac?s wind power memo back in August, maybe Hurricane Sandy can catch his attention with a broader message about getting out of fossil fuels and …

US Drought Disaster Will Cause Global Food Insecurity

When National Climate Disasters Go Global: On Drought, Food, And Global Insecurity ThinkProgress.org/Climate : 18 Jul 2012 02:49 PM PDT by Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell, via The Center For Climate and Security The national Drought Monitor recently declared [abnormally dry conditions or] a drought for almost 80% of the …

Risks Rise for Fracking

WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING A Toxin Blooms In a 2004 study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Harvard-educated biologist and Institute for Ethnomedicine Director Paul Alan Cox, Ph.D. and colleagues found the neurotoxin B-methylamino-l-alanine (BMAA) in nine deceased Canadian… Continue Reading » Risks Rise for Fracking …

World One Poor Harvest Away From Chaos

Article from Earth Policy www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2011/update91 By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Plan B Update February 15, 2011 Today there are three sources of growing demand for food: population growth; rising affluence and the associated jump in meat, milk, and egg consumption; and the use of grain to produce fuel …