AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL New York, Apr 15 2013  7:00PM Calling it “one of the most critical issues of our time,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of strong partnerships to achieve universal access to sustainable energy.“Clean, modern and affordable energy …

Solar-Powered Tortillas In Mexico

Ethical Markets Greentech

Solar-Powered Tortillas In Mexico Posted: 10 Dec 2012 05:45 PM PST Central Mexico has copious amounts of sun and tortillas, so perhaps it isn’t so surprising someone came up with the idea of using solar power to make them. In the town of El Sauz, north of Mexico City, German businessman …

The Myth of Affordable Energy – Interview with Ed Dolan

kristy Resource Efficiency

The Myth of Affordable Energy – Interview with Ed Dolan We were fortunate enough to speak with the well known economist Ed Dolan on various energy and economic issues. In the interview Ed talks about the following: • Why cheap energy is not vital to economic growth • Why high …

Toward a Sustainable Future for the U.S. Power Sector: Beyond Business as Usual 2011

kristy Green Prosperity, Resource Efficiency, Reports You Need

The Civil Society Institute (www.CivilSocietyInstitute.org) is a nonprofit and nonpartisan action oriented research center that serves as a catalyst for change by creating problem-solving interactions among people, and between communities, government and business that can help to improve society. CSI works to support local and state efforts to advance the …

Power politics

kristy Resource Efficiency

Report Eurelectric conference Thursday 23 June 2011 Power politics A golden age for gas may be coming – but what about electricity? Earlier this week, we reported that there were a lot of smiling faces at the 16th European Gas Conference of the International Gas Union (IGU) that was held …

Association of German utility companies calls for abolishing nuclear power by 2020

kristy Resource Efficiency

By Associated Press, Friday, April 8 http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/association-of-german-utility-companies-calls-for-abolishing-nuclear-power-by-2020/2011/04/08/AFfZF82C_story.html BERLIN — Germany’s utility companies want “swift and complete” abolishment of nuclear power in the wake of the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima reactors, says their umbrella organization. The technology should be phased out by 2020 or at the latest by 2023, the German …