Clean Energy Stunner: Renewable Power Tops Fossil Fuels for First Time

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Clean Energy Stunner: Renewable Power Tops Fossil Fuels for First Time Joe Romm, ClimateProgress: 26 Nov 2011 07:28 AM PST Renewable energy is surpassing fossil fuels for the first time in new power-plant investments, shaking off setbacks from the financial crisis…. Electricity from the wind, sun, waves and biomass drew …

OECD Urges Removing Fossil Fuel Subsidies to Boost Growth & Revenues, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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$500 Billion in Fossil Fuel Subsidies; Removing Them Would Boost Growth & Revenues, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions: OECD November 17, 2011 By Andrew Burger Leave a Comment Photo courtesy of OECD, IEA Removing fossil fuel subsidies would boost economic growth and make energy markets much more efficient, not to mention …

Smith Electric Vehicles Seeks $125M IPO

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Smith Electric Vehicles Seeks $125M IPO The electric truck maker wants to raise up to $125 million in an IPO. Can it overcome consistent losses and scale up to make a profit? How Do You Solve a Problem Like Regulation? Even the regulators seem unsure if regulations can keep up …

World’s largest investors, worth $20 trillion step up call for urgent policy action on climate change

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World’s largest investors, worth $20 trillion step up call for urgent policy action on climate change   Call coincides with landmark Washington D.C. Global Roundtable on financial stability and sustainability   Geneva/London/New York/Melbourne, 19 October 2011 – Despite the global economic crisis, and increased market volatility, the world’s largest investors today urged …

Clean Energy Revolution Crucial To Ensure Growth In Poorer Countries Ban

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CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION CRUCIAL TO ENSURE GROWTH IN POORER COUNTRIES BAN New York, Oct 10 2011 2:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called today for a ?clean energy revolution? to help the estimated three billion people that lack modern power and urged countries to recognize the impact that energy security has on …

Energy Poverty Seen as History at IEA for $48 Billion a Year

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Energy Poverty Seen as History at IEA for $48 Billion a Year 2011-10-10 10:45:00.0 GMT By Simon Clark and Lananh Nguyen Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) — The world’s entire population can have electricity and cleaner stoves by 2030 if $48 billion is invested each year, the International Energy Agency said in …

Worst Ever Carbon Emissions Leave Climate on the Brink

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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, …

Stanford University and Ecofys Consulting present their analysis on 100% renewables scenario

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Standford University and Ecofys Consulting present their analysis on 100% renewables scenario Register for the webinars by Fernando Nuño While Europe and other regions of the world have defined their targets by 2020 in terms of renewable share of their energy consumption, at the 2050 horizon it seems more and …

Abidjan Convention Parties Agree to Take Action on Oil Spills and Marine Protected Areas

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Latest News – 21 April 2011 Abidjan Convention Parties Agree to Take Action on Oil Spills and Marine Protected Areas 20_April_2011: Delegates at the ninth meeting of Contracting Parties (COP 9) to the Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West …

Conventional Forecast from International Energy Agency(IEA)Moves in the Right Direction, but Too Slowly and Still Relying on Nukes and Carbon Capture for Coal

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Newenergynews Daily Headlines Click Here For Main Page: Http://www.newenergynews.net/ Today At Newenergynews, 10-25: * Today’s Study: A View Of Energy To 2050 * Quick News, 10-25: China’s New Energy Boost; Wind Ipo In Hard Winds; Ferc Opens Door For F-I-T; Uk Picks Wind Over Tides Sunday World (Ireland Recap 3), …