Why Potential Trillion dollar Carbon Bubble Grows Daily |Smart Planet Weekly

SmartPlanet Weekly   MANAGE |READ ONLINE | PREVIOUS SmartPlanet Weekly A WEEKLY PREVIEW OF OUR CURRENT ISSUE, DELIVERED EVERY SUNDAY. June 15, 2014 FROM THE DESK OF … Want to have a say in legislation? In Argentina, there’s an app for that. We talk to the woman behind a new …

‘Science Is Science’: Obama Embraces Price On Carbon, Leaving Fossil Fuels In The Ground

From the Showtime series “ YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY “  watch the final episode ,Hazel Henderson, Editor ‘Science Is Science’: Obama Embraces Price On Carbon, Leaving Fossil Fuels In The Ground By Joe Romm on www.thinkprogress.org/climate  June 8, 2014 “The baseline fact of climate change is not something we can …

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, NON-HYDRO RENEWABLES OUT-PRODUCE HYDROPOWER

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   FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, NON-HYDRO RENEWABLES OUT-PRODUCE HYDROPOWER     WIND NOW ACCOUNTS FOR ALMOST 5% OF U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION WHILE …

The Economic Case for Divesting from Fossil Fuels

Garvin Jabusch, Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer, Green Alpha Advisors   The fossil fuels industry, big oil, big coal, natural gas, and its allied sectors, including some large financial institutions, will not quietly or willingly retire into the history of ideas whose time has passed. That fossil fuels represent the single …

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction An unprecedented massive legal campaign led by young Americans is playing out in courtrooms across the nation http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/4/youth-sue-governmentforclimateinaction.html May 4, 2014 2:16PM ET Updated May 5, 2014 2:14PM ET by Amel Ahmed @amelscript Young people across the country are suing several government agencies …

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction An unprecedented massive legal campaign led by young Americans is playing out in courtrooms across the nation http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/4/youth-sue-governmentforclimateinaction.html May 4, 2014 2:16PM ET Updated May 5, 2014 2:14PM ET by Amel Ahmed @amelscript Young people across the country are suing several government agencies …

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 …

What a win-win on unburnable carbon looks like

The recent IPCC report is clear: We need a dramatic change in the design of the global economy to avoid climate catastrophe and we need it now. The International Energy Agency estimates that to stay within 2 degrees Celsius of atmospheric warming, the global economy will have to avert emitting the carbon …

The clean energy transition is unstoppable, so why fight it? | SmartPlanet

THE TAKE The clean energy transition is unstoppable, so why fight it? The transition from fossil fuels to solar, distributed generation resources and renewables won’t be easy, but energy analyst Chris Nelder chooses to stoke the flames of hope. BY CHRIS NELDER GLOBAL OBSERVER The cybercafé is dead. Long live …

Other News – Our Planet’s Future Is in the Hands of 58 People

Our Planet’s Future Is in the Hands of 58 People   By Roberto Savio*   ROME, Apr  2014 (IPS) – In case you missed it, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third and final part of a report on Apr. 13 in which it says bluntly that …