U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions Down 11 Percent Since 2007

Emily E. Adams www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights41 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight October 2, 2013 Carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels in the United States peaked at more than 1.6 billion tons of carbon in 2007. Since then they have fallen 11 percent, dropping to over 1.4 billion tons in 2013, according …

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 …

Four Charts That Prove the Future of Clean Energy Is Arriving

“Ethical Markets confirms this report in our Green Transition Scoreboard® Update 00f August 2013 new total for private green investments since 2007 is $5.2 trillion worldwide  – Hazel Henderson, editor “ Four Charts That Prove the Future of Clean Energy Is Arriving “We are living it, and it is gaining …

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 …

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans?

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans? Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs. By Elizabeth Bast, Emira Woods and Janet Redman, September 16, 2013. A liquefied natural gas carrier near Sea Point, South Africa. (Derek …

Alternative Energy: Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain For EMEA Wind Energy Market

Alternative Energy     Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain For EMEA Wind Energy Market Posted: 24 Aug 2013 02:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News Stealthy Cleantech In Australia Posted: 24 Aug 2013 02:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News Refrigerated trucks to keep their cool thanks to fuel cell technology Posted: 23 …

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SmartPlanet Daily: Saudi Arabia is building a massive $22 billion metro to cut oil use

Manage my newsletters  |  Trouble viewing this mail? Read it online.  |  Previous Edition    SmartPlanet Daily August 01, 2013 A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week. From the Desk of … Saudi Arabia is serious about getting off the nonrenewable sauce. For now, their money is on …

Are Utilities Missing Out on the Benefits of Combined Heat and Power?

  NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected]  202.507.4043    Are Utilities Missing Out on the Benefits of Combined Heat and Power?    When a power plant generates power, it also generates massive amounts of heat. Though that heat is a valuable resource, it is typically rejected as waste …

Good News for Alternative Energy Investors

Have electric cars lost their spark? Has the sun set on solar? It’s not easy being green. By the look of so many hyperbolic and overused mainstream media headlines these days, you’d likely come to the conclusion that the days of alternative energy integration are over. Quite frankly, nothing could …