[Climate Bonds] UK Govt announces it’s joining US, Scandis, World Bank, EIB to end overseas aid support for coal power and stop other MDBs. First test: EBRD’s Kosovo coal plant

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘UK Govt announces it’s joining US, Scandis, World Bank, EIB to end overseas aid support for coal power and stop other MDBs. First test: EBRD’s Kosovo coal plant‘ The UK Government announced today they will join the US and Scandinavian countries in agreeing to end …

HELIO International: Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment

October 2013 Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment Choosing energy without jeopardising peace According to Helene Connor, founder of HELIO International, a cleaner, more equitable energy system is well underway. The energy transition is poised to bring local benefits and promote more peaceful international relations, in comparison to the status …

Friday Video: POWERING THE PLANET Earth: The Operators’ Manual

POWERING THE PLANET Earth: The Operators’ Manual (program 2)  Brazil has sugar cane… Denmark has wind… Morocco has sunshine… China has plans… And America has… politics and indecision.  Using compelling stories that showcase the many ways in which great nations and smaller communities are finding sustainable solutions that provide for …

The Shifting Politics of Renewable Energy – GTM Daily Newsletter

February 13, 2013 LATEST NEWS: Obama Calls for Doubling US Energy Efficiency by 2030  Stephen Lacey – February 12, 2013 The President makes a bold call for efficiency in his State of the Union address. State of the Union 2013: The President’s Remarks on Energy  Herman K. Trabish – February …

New Book: 25 Examples of How Your Community Can Generate Local Energy

Dear Friend, Is it possible to “relocalize” energy? This is a critical question that must be addressed if we are to achieve true global resilience. In our brand new book (September 4, 2012), Power From the People, energy expert Greg Pahl decisively argues that the answer is YES. Power From …

Energy-Efficient, Hydrogen-Fueled Robot Can Swim Like a Jellyfish

Latest from: CleanTechnica ——————————————————————————– Energy-Efficient, Hydrogen-Fueled Robot Can Swim Like a Jellyfish Posted: 23 Mar 2012 05:01 PM PDT Between airborne drones, spycams that can see around walls and a flood of other new surveillance devices, it’s beginning to seem like the only place you can go for real privacy …

Un Kicks Off Information Technology Hackathon Promoting Global

Un Kicks Off Information Technology Hackathon Promoting Global Sustainability New York, Feb 28 2012 6:05PM A United Nations-backed competition with the goal of uncovering sustainable approaches to information and communication technology (ICT) kicked off today, bringing developers from around the world together in a frenetic race of programming. Organized by …

Report Examines How Energy Behavior Programs Can Help Build an Energy-Efficient Culture in the Workplace

NEWS RELEASE Media Contact: Patrick Kiker 202.507.4043 [email protected] Report Examines How Energy Behavior Programs Can Help Build an Energy-Efficient Culture in the Workplace Programs Examined Include Measures Taken by the House of Representatives and the Empire State Building Washington, D.C. (January 10, 2012): Energy behavior programs aimed at reducing building …

Why Companies like Intel, P&G and Walmart Keep Investing in Renewable Energy

A publication from SustainableLifeMedia.com Why Companies Keep Investing in Renewable Energy One of the big misperceptions about going green is that is always costs money. In reality, seeing your business through an environmental lens will greatly lower costs and risk. But of course, beyond the quick payback of eco-efficiency projects, …