Don’t water down climate targets, Government warned

Ethical Markets Advisory Board member Tessa Tennant is one of the directors for the UK Green Investment Bank, instrumental in guiding the environmental policy in the UK which informed the report “Progress on Carbon Budgets” from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee.   ~ editor 08 October 2013 MPs have …

What aren’t RBS telling us about their carbon emissions?

  What aren’t RBS telling us about their carbon emissions? Today we published some new research that shows that theRoyal Bank of Scotland’s carbon emissions are much higher than they say they are – if you count the emissions from the loans they make to coal, oil and gas companies around the world. …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Lost in translocation? How bird song could help save species

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Lost in translocation? How bird song could help save species Study reveals how fishing gear can cause slow death of whales Minus environment, patterns still emerge: Computational study tracks E. coli cells’ regulatory mechanisms Bird’s playlist could signal mental strengths and weaknesses Bacterial spare parts filter …

Verizon, Intel, Opower tout major energy efficiency savings, EV battle in CA

By Derek Top, Senior Editor, Program Director – VERGE Systems-thinking, an important concept in creating large-scale efficiencies and cost savings in the emerging VERGE ecosystem, is catching on. A report released yesterday from ACEEE discovers how system efficiency opportunities produce energy savings that dwarf component-based improvements in individual appliances or vehicles. The report …

Essential viewing for UNEP-FI delegates

What’s The Connection? What’s the Connection – between the March tsunami disaster and Japan’s first ‘smart city’? Find the connection and then explore magnificent Masdar, a city that’s breaking the boundaries to going green. Read more The Power Of Wind How do we turn wind energy into green energy to …

Update to U.S. smart grid framework released and this week’s alternative energy headlines

Update to U.S. smart grid framework released State urged to beef up clean energy policies to create jobs The Power of.. Solar Power (Infographic) Global businesses support increased investment in renewable energy Street Talk: What Innovations Would Make Cities More Livable? China to Invest $90 Billion In Smart Grid Technologies …