Guardian ‘names and shames’ the 90 evildoing orgs creating 63% of climate change

Click on the Interactive Graphic for names, percents and amounts of contribution Paul Just 90 companies caused two-thirds of man-made global warming emissions Chevron, Exxon and bp among companies most responsible for climate change since dawn of industrial age, figures show • Interactive – which fossil fuel companies are most responsible? …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Veolia buys remaining stake in Proactiva Medio Ambiente from FCC

  Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 11 June 2013 Green investment surges onwards – get the lowdown on the biggest cleantech deals with aNew Energy World Network subscription Deal News Samsung, Seajacks to build world’s largest offshore wind installation vessel Soitec connects CPV demonstration plant in …

Cutting carbon emissions 5%/year could cut climate damage by 2/3

Nature: Strict Limits On Carbon Pollution Could Reduce Some Climate Change Damage By Two-Thirds Posted as Guest blog on ThinkProgress.org/climate: 14 Jan 2013 09:33 AM PST Emissions would need to peak in 2016 and drop 5%/year through 2050   University of Reading news release   Tough limits on global emissions of greenhouse gases …

Record high for global carbon emissions

Record high for global carbon emissions Posted: 02 Dec 2012 01:40 PM PST Global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise again in 2012, reaching a record high of 35.6 billion tonnes – according to new figures from the Global Carbon Project. The 2.6 per cent rise projected for 2012 …

Smart phones power consumption cut by more than 70 percent

Smart phones power consumption cut by more than 70 percent Posted: 25 Nov 2011 09:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News Eco Island: Isle of Wight Developing England’s Largest Sustainable Community Posted: 25 Nov 2011 03:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News Solar Homes Popular in Southern California Posted: 25 …

Overcoming Hurdles to Clean Energy Commercialization

Overcoming Hurdles to Clean Energy Commercialization Posted: 20 Nov 2011 04:32 PM PST by David L. Levy In the absence of a global framework for regulating emissions, the future of the planet largely rests on choices by private firms and investors regarding which technologies to pursue and commercialize. Despite the …

Un Reports Agreement On Ways To Assess Green Impact Of Information Technologies

Un Reports Agreement On Ways To Assess Green Impact Of Information Technologies New York, Sep 28 2011 7:05PM The United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU) today said that agreement has been reached on a globally-recognized set of methodologies to assess the environmental impact of information and communications technologies (ICTs), and …

Ethical Markets Review: FROM RIGGED CARBON MARKETS TO INVESTING IN GREEN GROWTH

By Hazel Henderson, President, Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) Abstract: Reviews failure of global carbon trading under Kyoto and reasons why alternatives emerged.  Assesses prospects for climate policies beyond Kyoto and covers shifts toward green growth in governments and private sector investments. Keywords: climate, carbon, emissions trading, revenue-neutral tax …

Ministers from 20 countries Back Clean, Green Energy

CLIMATE: Energy ministers endorse clean-tech measures, back CCS group Greenwire, (07/20/2010) Michael Burnham, E&E reporter Government energy ministers gathering in Washington, D.C., today launched 11 energy-efficiency and renewable energy initiatives around the world, which they claim will avoid the need to build 500 mid-size power plants during the next 20 …

Meeting the Climate Challenge

Achievable gains in energy efficiency, renewable energy, forest conservation, and sustainable land use worldwide could achieve up to 75 percent of needed global emissions reductions in 2020 at a net savings of $14 billion. These actions, along with additional investments in climate adaptation, would deliver a wide range of economic, …