This Week in Clean Economy: West Coast ‘Green’ Jobs Data Shows Promise

This Week in Clean Economy: West Coast ‘Green’ Jobs Data Shows Promise New report finds that California, Oregon, Washington and B.C. could triple the number of clean economy jobs to 1.5 million, with synchronized policies. by Maria Gallucci, InsideClimate News A group of West Coast leaders has made its first …

Solar, Wind, and Biofuels Markets Rise 31 Percent to $246.1 Billion Despite Ongoing Economic Turbulence

PRESS RELEASE SOLAR, WIND, AND BIOFUELS MARKETS RISE 31 PERCENT TO $246.1 BILLION DESPITE ONGOING ECONOMIC TURBULENCE Clean Edge Annual Report Finds Rapid Expansion in Global Deployment and Improving Cost-Competitiveness for Solar and Wind Portland, Ore./Oakland, Calif., March 13, 2012 – Clean-energy markets continued to expand rapidly in 2011, even …

EU Wind Energy Capacity Grew 11 Percent in 2011, Report Says

EU Wind Energy Capacity Grew 11 Percent in 2011, Report Says Posted: 07 Feb 2012 03:00 AM PST Filed under: Energy News Ryue Nishiziwa?s Gorgeous Vertical Garden House Takes Root in Tokyo Posted: 06 Feb 2012 11:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News New Record for High Concentration Phovoltaic Solar …

Smart phones power consumption cut by more than 70 percent

Smart phones power consumption cut by more than 70 percent Posted: 25 Nov 2011 09:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News Eco Island: Isle of Wight Developing England’s Largest Sustainable Community Posted: 25 Nov 2011 03:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News Solar Homes Popular in Southern California Posted: 25 …

Japan: Prime Minister Kan slams nuclear energy, goes green

Kan slams nuclear energy, goes green http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201105110158.html The Asahi Shimbun, English Web Edition, May 12, 2011 Prime Minister Naoto Kan said his administration intends to dump plans to get half of the nation’s future energy needs from nuclear power and instead place greater reliance on renewable energy sources. “I believe …

New Green Transition Scoreboard Finds Over $1 Trillion Invested in Green Since 2007

Click for background research (PDF) Washington, DC – December 4, 2009 – Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) and The Climate Prosperity Alliance today launched their Green Transition Scoreboard™ which tracks private investment in companies growing the green economy globally. This new, never before reported number, showing $1,248,740,645,993.00 (over $1.248 trillion) …