Cheap Solar Advances Farther in Germany (than anywhere else)

Home Solar Plus A Battery Could Be Cheaper Than The Grid In Germany In Just A Few Years by Jeff Spross thinkprogress.org/climate on October 3, 2014 at 9:02 am http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/03/3575371/hsbc-solar-battery-germany   CREDIT: Shutterstock The cost of solar power plus battery storage is about to dip below the average electricity bill in Germany. That’s …

Mirrors Power Up the Mojave

Mirrors Power Up the Mojave Last week the Ivanpah solar thermal power plant in California went operational last week.  Ivanpah is a marvel.  Located in the Mojave Desert, the steam like any other.  However, at Ivanpah the power plant owner NRG Energy (NRG:  NYSE).  Google (GOOG:  Nasdaq) is a ‘relatively’ …

Green Growth: High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva

  Knowledge Update Issue 2014-2                                                                                      February 19, 2014 High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva On 22 January, to mark the official Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s office, the GGKP, Swiss Government and Geneva Environment Network hosted a high-level panel debate on the topic of “Green Economy and Green Growth: Passing Fad …

Most Americans Support Action on Global Warming

  Today we are releasing the third report from our latest national survey. In Public Support for Climate & Energy Policies, November 2013, we report that most Americans support national action on global warming: Most Americans (83%) say the U.S. should make an effort to reduce global warming, even if it …

Nordic Cooperation on fossil-fuel subsidy reform in developing countries: Assessing Options and Opportunities

Nordic Cooperation on fossil-fuel subsidy reform in developing countries: Assessing Options and Opportunities   Fossil-fuel MENA and southeast asia. Reforming and redirecting climate change puzzle. Savings enable cooperation around reform and makes specific recommendations. Download the working paper – a final report is due later this year.   This project is …

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 issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”: Focus on gender issues and fossil fuel subsidies

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”: Focus on gender issues and fossil fuel subsidies The latest articles on nordicway.org focus on the coupling of development aid with climate policy and on gender issues as an integral part of the green growth agenda. Dec 20, 2013 NCM Secreatary General …

Miami under water | Interview with Ikea’s CSO | Is natural capital next?

        8 November 2013 Share           What’s been happening?           As Ben Strauss from Climate Central predicts more than 25% of Boston, Miami, New Orleans, and Atlantic City could be under water by 2100, we look to the threat rising …