REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report

a Newsletter – June 2015   In this issue News from the Secretariat | News from the Network | Upcoming Events   Dear Reader, As I write these lines, I am on my way back from the launch of this year’s Global Status Report in China. Over the past decade, China has established itself …

IKEA, Philips, H&M, Mars, Nestlé Launch Campaign to Lead Business Shift to 100% Renewables

IKEA, Swiss Re, BT, Formula E, H&M, KPN, Mars, Nestlé, Philips and Reed Elsevier were among businesses that joined a powerful group of NGOs and clean energy experts during Climate Week to launch of a multi-year initiative to encourage major companies to commit to using 100 percent renewable power. With the …

The Energy Collective – Roundup

Is Global Clean Energy Investment at a Tipping Point? Posted: 02 Oct 2014 09:00 AM PDT Last week, amidst the United Nations Climate Summit and historic climate march, many governments, investors, and financial institutions took the opportunity to make big announcements about their investment in the future of clean energy. …

PRESS ADVISORY: U.S. CO2 Emissions Increase but Renewable Energy also Expands

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN (a campaign for a sustainable energy future) 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11 [email protected] Twitter: Follow @SunDayCampaign News Advisory LATEST GOVERNMENT DATA REVEAL U.S. CO2 LEVELS ARE 2.74% HIGHER THAN 2013 AND 5.96% HIGHER THAN 2012   EVEN AS RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCTION …

GREENER INFORMATION AGE TRANSFORMING ENERGY, FINANCE AND OUR FUTURE

By Hazel Henderson © 2014 Much has been written about the disruptive shifts in many industrial sectors, from retailing, publishing, manufacturing, entertainment, medicine, law, architecture, transport and public services caused by computers, automation and the digital revolution. Since the robotization of automobile production in the 1960s, debates have raged over …

FOR RELEASE: Mid-Year – Solar Doubles; Wind at 5%; Renewables = 14.3% of U.S. Electricity

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN (a campaign for a sustainable energy future) 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11 [email protected] Twitter: Follow @SunDayCampaign News Advisory MID-YEAR REPORT:   ELECTRICAL GENERATION FROM RENEWABLES HITS 14.3% WIND IS AT 5%, AS SOLAR MORE THAN DOUBLES     For Release:  Wednesday …

WIND CROSSES 5% THRESHOLD AND SOLAR DOUBLES AS RENEWABLES PROVIDE 14% OF U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION DURING FIRST THIRD OF 2014

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN (a campaign for a sustainable energy future) 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11 [email protected] Twitter: Follow @SunDayCampaign News Advisory WIND CROSSES 5% THRESHOLD AND SOLAR DOUBLES AS RENEWABLES PROVIDE 14% OF U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION DURING FIRST THIRD OF 2014   HOWEVER, AS …

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 …

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, NON-HYDRO RENEWABLES OUT-PRODUCE HYDROPOWER

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN (a campaign for a sustainable energy future) 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11 [email protected]   News Advisory – Analysis   FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, NON-HYDRO RENEWABLES OUT-PRODUCE HYDROPOWER     WIND NOW ACCOUNTS FOR ALMOST 5% OF U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION WHILE …

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN: EIA PROJECTS RENEWABLES TO BE 16-27% OF U.S. ELECTRICITY SUPPLY BY 2040

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN (a campaign for a sustainable energy future) 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11 [email protected]   News Advisory – Analysis   EIA PROJECTS RENEWABLES TO BE 16-27% OF U.S. ELECTRICITY SUPPLY BY 2040   LOW END DOES NOT PASS THE LAUGH TEST; UPPER …