- G7 communique acknowledges split with U.S. on climateBy Noah Barkin and Crispian Balmer | May 29 2017 (Reuters) In an unusual admission, Group of Seven (G7) leaders said in their final communique on Saturday that they had failed […] ... read more
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- After Pat’s BirthdayBy Kevin Tillman This Memorial Day weekend, Truthdig commemorates the legacy of deceased U.S. infantryman Pat Tillman by republishing our most popular piece, “After Pat’s Birthday,” written by his brother, Kevin Tillman (pictured with ... read more
- Germany’s Leader Tells Europeans They Must Depend on Selves, Not Trump’s U.S.
- SkS Analogy 6 – Speakers, tuning forks, and global warmingTag Line The physics of global warming by greenhouse gases is well understood and can be illustrated by items we use every day. Elevator Statement Simple, well-understood physics indicate the following: Sound waves vibrate speakers ... read more
- A Strategy for Nuclear Communications: ListenNot a day goes by when we don’t read something about the public acceptance problem in the nuclear industry. A recent article preaching the end of the nuclear era had a pretty strong statement that ... read more
- Corporate Green Goals Playing A Key Role In Pushing Utilities Toward RenewablesThe Trump administration’s budget proposal for the coming year threatens to do exactly what the president promised as a candidate: eviscerate federal funding for climate change programs. The Energy Department’s highly successful renewable energy office ... read more
- Biopower, Part 3: What Does the Future Hold?The future of bioenergy is uncertain. The many constraints it faces suggest it could see very little growth. But the huge challenge of solving climate change makes some think it could be the savior of ... read more
- Batteries are sexy and synchronous, but will energy ministers trust them?SA energy minister Tom Koutsantonis is still weighing up how much faith he can put into battery storage to manage the grid. ... read more
- The myth that Adani coal is boom or bust for Queensland economyAdani Power's latest big loss underlines the fact that its Carmichael coal project makes no sense. One myth is that the local economy would be devastated if the mine doesn't go ahead. But it's simply ... read more
- Valuing Water Beyond the MoneyJOHANNESBURG, May 29 (IPS) - Amid the worst drought in a century, South Africans are kick-starting a global consultative process to agree on the values of water in a bid to ensure more equitable use ... read more
- Sky high carbon tax needed to avoid catastrophic global warming, say expertsLeading economists, including Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern say taxes of $100 per metric ton could be needed by 2030A group of leading economists warned on Monday that the world risked catastrophic global warming in ... read more
- EU moves to crack down on carmakers in wake of VW emissions scandalEuropean commission given more powers to monitor testing and fine firms after Germany’s initial objections are overcomeThe European Union has moved towards cracking down on carmakers who cheat emissions tests by giving the EU executive ... read more
- Global Clean Energy Funding: The Good News and the Bad News
- Leave oil rigs in the North Sea, say conservationistsUnder ‘rigs to reefs’ idea, oil firms asked to consider turning decommissioned platforms into artificial reefs for marine lifeConservationists want oil companies and regulators to consider leaving more old rigs in the North Sea rather ... read more
- Alert Over Lethal Virus Affecting Popular Tilapia FishROME, May 29 (IPS) - A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the world's most important fish for human consumption, the United Nations warns, adding that though not a ... read more
- Fisherman on his shark encounter: ‘it knocked me off my feet’ – audio
- Why Solar Developer 8minutenergy Is So Excited About the Energy Storage MarketWith duck curves on the prowl and curtailment on the rise, there are dangers stalking utility-scale solar's natural habitat. Solar developer 8minutenergy wants to ward off these threats with large-scale energy storage. The ... read more
- Trump Will Definitely Give His Final Decision On Paris Agreement This Week
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- Perth ramps up groundwater replenishment scheme to drought-proof cityRecycled water pumped into underground aquifers as part of plan to make Perth’s water supply ‘climate independent’ by 2022Perth is pumping recycled water into the underground aquifers that provide its drinking water supply as part ... read more
- The heavy legacy of lead in the world’s most toxic town – in picturesKabwe in Zambia has been left with extreme levels of lead pollution after almost a century of metal mining and smelting, harming generations of childrenRead more: The world’s most toxic town: the terrible legacy of ... read more
- Brazil Drives New School Feeding Model in the RegionVITORIA, Brazil, May 29 (IPS) - "I am going back to Panama with many ideas," said Gilda Montenegro, a nutritionist with the Panamanian Education Ministry, after getting to know the school feeding system in the ... read more
- Josh Frydenberg rules out carbon trading in electricity sectorEnergy minister says Turnbull government will not support emissions intensity scheme regardless of Finkel reviewThe energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, says the Turnbull government will not allow carbon trading in the electricity sector despite the high ... read more
- A treasure trove of beetlesThe Meadows, Chester The brightest colours drew my novice eyes: a vivid yellow ladybird, a tiny blue weevil and the polished emerald of a dock beetleA gentle breeze shimmers through the grass and the babble ... read more
- Leading Economists Conclude A Strong Carbon Price Is Vital To Meeting Global Climate GoalsLeading economists have concluded that in an effort to meet the world's agreed-upon climate goals in the most cost-effective way possible while still fostering growth, countries must set a strong carbon price, with an aim ... read more
- Global Attitudes To Climate Change Risks Show Increasing ConcernThe Global Challenges Foundation asked ComRes to conduct a survey of the world's attitudes to global risks and found that a majority of people are concerned with the possibility of catastrophic risk from climate change. ... read more
- Asia Accounts For 71% Of Global Thermal Coal Reserves In $185 Billion IndustryThe global thermal coal industry currently amounts to around $185 billion in shareholder value from 117 producers and owners, and Asia currently accounts for 71.1% of the global coal reserves, out of a total 165 ... read more
- Trump Isolationism Leads Germany To Say Europe Can’t Rely On USA Any Longer — Implications For Global WarmingDonald Trump brought his act to Europe last week. The reviews from leaders on the Old Continent were decidedly downbeat. Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor, remarked after the close of last weekend's G7 meeting, Europe “really ... read more
- Daily Digest 5/29 – The Great War For Eurasia, Why Are Women Dropping Out Of The Workforce?Keep Calm And Carry On Why are so many women dropping out of the workforce? The 3rd wave of WIKI-the half empty cup The Great U.S. Energy Debt Wall: It’s Going To Get Very Ugly ... read more
- Norwegian Billionaire Funding Largest Ocean Research Vessel EverKjell Inge Røkke, a wealthy Norwegian businessman, is partnering with the World Wildlife Foundation to build a Research Expedition Vessel that will conduct ocean research. When completed in 2020, it will be the world's largest ... read more
- Chinese Company Offers Free Wind Power Training For Coal Miners In WyomingGoldwind Americas, a division of China's largest manufacturer of wind turbines, will offer free training in the wind power industry to unemployed coal miners in Wyoming, which is far more than the state government is ... read more
- Energy Dept. Is Super Excited Over Supercritical Carbon Dioxide TurbineUS Energy Dept. trolls Trump yet against with news of a "game changing" high efficiency turbine for concentrating solar power plants Energy Dept. Is Super Excited Over Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Turbine was originally published on ... read more
- #ThanksTrump! Another Dagger in the Heart of Coal Country, USAUS President Donald Trump talks big on coal but his Administration plays up natural gas, wind and solar behind the scenes #ThanksTrump! Another Dagger in the Heart of Coal Country, USA was originally published on ... read more
- Tesla Model 3 vs Model S … China Floating Solar … Der Spiegel Slams Trump (Top 20 CleanTechnica Posts of the Week)The top 20 CleanTechnica posts of the past week (in terms of pageviews) Tesla Model 3 vs Model S … China Floating Solar … Der Spiegel Slams Trump (Top 20 CleanTechnica Posts of the ... read more
- How Rising Seas Drowned the Flood Insurance Program
- G7 leaders divided on climate change, closer on trade issuesSource: Reuters - Under pressure from Group of Seven allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more ... read more
- Island nation Kiribati says in dire need of cash to combat climate changeSource: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The Pacific island nation of Kiribati is in dire need of aid as drought pushes it closer to declaring a state of emergency and it struggles with rising seas and ... read more
- Climate change agreement ‘will survive’ – Antonio GuterresSource: BBC - Speaking to the BBC, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who is also in Sicily for the meeting, said that the accord would survive regardless of Mr Trump's position. ... read more
- China may limit coverage of carbon market ahead of launch – researcherSource: Thomson Reuters Foundation News - China has already launched seven pilot regional trading schemes, and promised to roll out a nationwide market ... read more
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