China’s Plan to Clean Up Air in Cities Will Doom the Climate, Scientists Say

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Harper Govt Makes Moves to Silence Canada’s Leading Environmental Groups In both the United States and Canada, pipelines and President Obama has encouraged tar sands policies. Read more.   China’s Plan to Clean Up Air …

Exclusive report – Boeing reveals “the biggest breakthrough in biofuels ever”

Oil companies watch out. Biofuels are on the verge of a breakthrough that will transform the oil market. Not only that: it will also green the planet. In an exclusive interview with CleanTechnica.com and Energy Post, Darrin L. Morgan, Director Sustainable Aviation Fuels and Environmental Strategy at Boeing, reveals that …

New Report: 2’778 billion in 2013: The cost of not having a renewable energy infrastructure

New Report 2’778 billion in 2013: The cost of not having a renewable energy infrastructure   Perceptions stick: a majority of people today seem to believe (or worse: accept) that we cannot afford renewable energy technologies. This notions suggests that the alternative – maintaining the existing fossil energy infrastructure – …

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 …

How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt

How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt by Naomi Klein Waste land: large-scale irrigation strips nutrients from the soil, scars the landscape and could alter climactic conditions beyond repair. Image: Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto/ Flowers, London, Pivot Irrigation #11 High Plains, Texas Panhandle, USA (2011) In December 2012, …

Why Solar Stocks

Why Solar Stocks Regardless of what solar stocks are currently doing the most important thing to remember is that we are just at the very beginning of the growth of the solar industry – the growth curve worldwide is just starting to climb the steepest part of its growth curve …

Book Review: The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money

The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money By Brett Scott, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013   Popular anger against the financial system has never been higher, yet the practical workings of the system remain opaque to many people. The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance aims to bridge the gap between …

Press Release: RBS sustainability report shows deliberate manipulation of truth by the state-owned bank

  Member of RBS sustainability report shows deliberate manipulation of truth by the state-owned bank Tuesday 16th April 2013 Press Release Commenting on an RBS sustainability report published last week (10th April 2013), Paul Daly, Corporate Accountability Campaigner, Friends of the Earth Scotland, said: “One third of RBS energy lending …

Alternative Energy: Solar R&D Heavyweights Join In Effort To Drive Down Thin-Film CIGS Costs

  Alternative Energy Solar R&D Heavyweights Join In Effort To Drive Down Thin-Film CIGS Costs Friday Factoids: Fossil Fuels Replace Nuclear in Japan New Lawsuit to Decide Fairness of Solar Paste Patent PR Electric Vehicles Improve U.S. National Security Grandmothers To Solar Engineers In Madagascar US Solar Energy Broke Records …