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France backs 30 percent energy efficiency goal: letter

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:59
Source: Reuters - France's energy minister threw her weight behind an energy savings goal of at least 30 percent for 2030 ahead of talks in Brussels on Wednesday to thrash out a target.
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Venezuela climate summit calls for end to “green economy”

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:59
Source: RTCC - A UN-backed conference in Venezuela has ended with a declaration to scrap carbon markets and reject the green economy
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Dispute over 'bonkers' EU energy savings plan

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:59
Source: BBC - EU commissioners are meeting today to agree an energy savings target for 2030 amid serious disagreement about how ambitious it should be.
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Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:39
Source: Cleantechnica - Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency, according to the 2014 scorecard released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today.
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How to stop climate change making food less nutritious?

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: eco-business.com - Climate change threatens to make crops less nutritious, bringing bad news for Africa's food systems which are already under significant stress.
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Climate models accurately predicted global warming when reflecting natural ocean cycles

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: Guardian - A new study shows that when synchronized with El Niño/La Niña cycles, climate models accurately predict global surface warming
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The G20 has the muscle to fight climate change (by Ross Garnaut)

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: Business Spectator -
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NHL outlines plan to fight climate change

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: The Hill - Climate change is impacting the next generation of hockey players directly, according to a report released Monday by the National Hockey League.
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Report: Sunday shows give climate change more air time

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: The Hill - Sunday shows have given climate change issues more air time in the first half of 2014 than in the last four years combined, according to a new analysis.
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Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars, says expert

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: Guardian - Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken
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Climate Change Already Having Profound Impacts on Lakes in Europe

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: Natonal Geographic - For perspective on how climate change is affecting lakes, those of us here in the U.S. can just look across the pond, where scientists and the agencies involved in meeting the European Union’s Water Framework Directive have amassed an impressive body of research on the topic.
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Corralling Carbon Before It Belches From Stack

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: NY Times - So much soot belched from the old power plant here that Mike Zeleny would personally warn the neighbors.
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Climate change is far from the only cause of a rapid rise in disasters

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: Guardian - The world's population has nearly doubled in four decades, putting more people and property in harm's way
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Margareta Wahlstrom: how to write a UN climate deal

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:59
Source: RTCC - Another UN climate deal is set for sign-off in March 2015 – and no one’s fighting about it. How is this possible?
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The heat is on — and we must act to keep our cool

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:59
Source: London Evening Standard -
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Op-Ed: Sustainable Development and Agriculture in the Caribbean

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:59
Source: Caribbean Journal -
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India Doubles Tax On Coal To Fund Clean Energy, Environmental Projects

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:59
Source: Cleantechnica - 22,000 MW solar power capacity by 2022, a dedicated national-level program for promoting wind energy generation, implementation of the world’s largest solar power projects (with capacity of up to 4,000 MW), covering canals with solar panels, implementing dedicated transmission corridors for distributing electricity from renewable energy projects, and cleaning one of the largest rivers in India.
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Mark Ruffalo feels right at home bringing renewable energy message to NASCAR crowd

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:59
Source: AP - Ruffalo and Stanford professor Mark Jacobson helped create the organization in 2011 to advocate for the transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. NASCAR has stepped up its environmental efforts over the years, and Ruffalo said he found a receptive audience at the race
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Himalayan geothermal potential untapped

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:59
Source: SciDev.net - Thousands of megawatts of geothermal energy remain locked up in the Himalayas because of environmental considerations and lack of investment in research, say international geologists.
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