Ecocities Emerging – June 2014 Issue – Reflections on Gross National Happiness

  On May 6th, the Obama administration introduced their big climate proposal. The new rules would cut carbon pollution from power plants 30% from 2005 levels by 2030. The targets are of course getting mixed reactions. The U.S. is already well on the way towards meeting that target and some …

Ukraine crisis shows urgency of green energy: Russian nat’l gas blackmail

by Juan Cole, originally published by Informed Comment  | MAR 8, 2014 Hawks are complaining that europe has been insufficiently belligerent in its response to Russian moves in the Crimea, blaming the declining military budgets in most European countries. But this focus on military hardware is misleading, since there was never any prospect …

How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart

How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart By Brad Plumer, Washington Post: November 5  Every time world leaders get together and talk about climate change, they tend to agree on one big thing: We shouldn’t let global average temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels. …

greentechmedia: To Hell With the Gov’t Shutdown, Let’s Create Some Cleantech Wealth

LATEST NEWS: To Hell With the Gov’t Shutdown, Let’s Create Some Cleantech Wealth  Stephen Lacey – October 3, 2013 The Energy Gang explores how to leverage trillions of dollars in clean energy investment. EDF Experts on Fracking-Methane Study: 5 Key Takeaways  Breaking Energy, Conway Irwin – October 3, 2013 A …

inside climate news: Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Most U.S. Companies Ignoring SEC Rule to Disclose Climate Risks Almost 75 percent of the nation’s publicly traded companies are ignoring a three-year-old Securities and Exchange Commission requirement that they inform investors of the risks …

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’ By Joe Romm on August 13, 2013 at 5:28 pm The Columbia Journalism Review has criticized the NY Times and other major media outlets for inadequate coverage of NOAA’s annual State of the Climate report. In its critique, CJR points …

Alternative Energy: Can a Tech Specific Policy Exist in a Carbon Market?

Alternative Energy     Can a Tech Specific Policy Exist in a Carbon Market? Posted: 10 Aug 2013 02:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News NREL Uses Corning’s Flexible Willow Glass to Develop Cheap, Efficient Solar Shingles Posted: 09 Aug 2013 12:00 PM PDT Filed under: Energy News Cheers and Jeers: Reality …

Deal round-up: Wind energy garners further investor confidence PREMIUM

NewNet Daily Newsletter 17 September 2012 Nordbank, RBS, Santander and Lloyds to give banking perspective at Envirotech & Clean Energy Investor Summit 2012. Deal News Deal round-up: Wind energy garners further investor confidence PREMIUM Samsung invests in materials company Voltaix Goldwind to supply equipment to Union Eolica Panamena?s Panama wind …