Circle of Blue and Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies Announce Choke Point: Index

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency, Earth Systems Science

Circle of Blue, a team of award-winning journalists and researchers reporting on water and other worldwide resource issues, and the Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies (LIGTT) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a pioneer in bringing scientific solutions to critical global problems, have partnered to create Choke Point: Index, the first …

Renewable Energy Big Pic: Part 2

Ethical Markets Greentech

Renewable Energy Big Pic: Part 2  Posted: 12 Dec 2012 07:26 PM PST Continuing on from yesterday’s “Renewable Energy Big Pic” post, here’s Renewable Energy Big Pic: Part 2. As noted yesterday, this two-post series is basically a presentation I gave to a class of renewable energy graduate students this …

How can the general public take the climate crisis more seriously?

Ethical Markets Trendspotting

Here are two articles here that take climate crisis seriously, but argue from the premise that most people don’t: They don’t get the right market signals; it interferes with their preconceived ideas and ideology; it’s inconvenient; it’s outside their mental boxes — even when the evidence is right before their …

A How-To Guide to Slashing California’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050

kristy Trendspotting

This analysis is quite general in its application to the developed world. It makes the key point: the way to save our civilization from the ravages of climate disaster is straightforward from a science and engineering standpoint. The key difficulty is with rich and reactionary fossil fuels industries buying the …