Earth Policy Release – Falling Gasoline Use Means United States Can Just Say No to New Pipelines and Food-to-Fuel

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

  Falling Gasoline Use Means United States Can Just Say No to New Pipelines and Food-to-Fuel  Janet Larsen www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights38 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight March 28, 2013 Freeing America from its dependence on oil from unstable parts of the world is an admirable goal, but many of the proposed solutions—including …

The 7 Critical Issues of Rio + 20

Ethical Markets

The 7 Critical Issues of Rio + 20 Jobs– Economic recession has taken a toll on both the quantity and quality of jobs worldwide. For the 190 million unemployed, and for over 500 million job seekers over the next 10 years, labour markets are vital not only for the production and generation …

Overcoming Hurdles to Clean Energy Commercialization

kristy Greentech

Overcoming Hurdles to Clean Energy Commercialization Posted: 20 Nov 2011 04:32 PM PST by David L. Levy In the absence of a global framework for regulating emissions, the future of the planet largely rests on choices by private firms and investors regarding which technologies to pursue and commercialize. Despite the …

Worst Ever Carbon Emissions Leave Climate on the Brink

kristy Earth Systems Science

Published on Monday, May 30, 2011 by The Guardian/UK Worst Ever Carbon Emissions Leave Climate on the Brink Exclusive: Record rise, despite recession, means 2C target almost out of reach by Fiona Harvey Greenhouse gas emissions increased by a record amount last year, to the highest carbon output in history, …

World One Poor Harvest Away From Chaos

kristy Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

Article from Earth Policy www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2011/update91 By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Plan B Update February 15, 2011 Today there are three sources of growing demand for food: population growth; rising affluence and the associated jump in meat, milk, and egg consumption; and the use of grain to produce fuel …