Friday Video: EARTH: THE OPERATORS’ MANUAL

EARTH: THE OPERATORS’ MANUAL (Program 1: premiered 2011, re-run 2012) We have manuals for the things we value, like our cars and computers. So why not a manual for the most complex operating system of all—the Earth? Is the planet due for an oil change? Why are fossil fuels unsustainable? …

Poll Finds Americans, Especially Independents, Overwhelmingly Oppose Subsidies to Fossil Fuels

Hat tip to Paul H.Ray! Poll Finds Americans, Especially Independents, Overwhelmingly Oppose Subsidies to Fossil Fuels AmericanProgress.org: 15 Feb 2012 07:56 AM PST Americans Desperately Want an Oil Change by Daniel J. Weiss As part of the FY 2013 budget released on February 13, President Obama proposed to eliminate $40 …

Renewable energy subsidies and the WTO: The wrong law and the wrong venue

Feature Commentary Renewable energy subsidies and the WTO: The wrong law and the wrong venue By Aaron Cosbey, Senior Associate, the International Institute for Sustainable Development Japan recently announced that consultations had failed to resolve its dispute with Canada over the Province of Ontario’s feed-in-tariffs for renewable energy, and that …