- For the Left, Trump’s Obstruction Probe Is a Call to Action
- CEFC invests in lithium mine to help make Australia storage powerhouseCEFC makes first investment in mining operation, as Australia seeks to grab lion's share of lithium supply to the global battery storage market. ... read more
- Investing with ‘green’ ratings? It’s a gray areaBy Ross Kerber and Michael Flaherty | 26 June 2017 (Reuters) Investors betting trillions on ethically-appealing stocks may not be getting all they expect. Buying into companies based on environmental, […] ... read more
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- Germany demands costly recall of 12 mln diesel cars – sourcesBy Markus Wacket (Reuters) | 26 June 2017 Germany’s Transport Ministry is pushing carmakers to update the engine management software in up to 12 million diesel vehicles in the country, […] ... read more
- Global sea level rise accelerates since 1990, study showsBy Alister Doyle (Reuters) | 26 June 2017 OSLO – The rise in global sea levels has accelerated since the 1990s amid rising temperatures, with a thaw of Greenland’s ice sheet pouring ever more […] ... read more
- U.S. solar demand could drop 66 percent if trade case succeeds: reportBy Nichola Groom (Reuters) | 26 June 2017 The U.S. solar industry would see two-thirds of expected demand dry up over the next five years if a trade case aimed […] ... read more
- John Oliver Has a Message for Vaccine Skeptics, Including President Trump (Video)
- Giant hailstones to increasingly strike North America under climate change
- Conservation Groups Sue Over Wildlife-Killing Program in CaliforniaAdvocates push federal agency to consider best science and non-lethal management policies ... read more
- High Court Reinstates Trump Travel Ban, Will Hear ArgumentsBy Mark Sherman / Associated Press The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration mostly enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it. Related ... read more
- Towards tribal interdependence and peace in KenyaTensions are rising in Kenya as the country approaches local and national elections in August. But we could choose to use our differences as a strength, not a cause of conflict, says DEBORA LANGAT ... read more
- More Than 100 Federal Agencies Fail to Report Hate Crimes to the FBI’s National DatabaseBy A.C. Thompson and Ken Schwencke / ProPublica The gaps in data damage efforts to understand the nature and scope of violence driven by racial and religious hatred. ... read more
- A People’s Food Policy – grassroot food and farming groups call for a more just and sustainable food system in EnglandAs the Brexit negotiations begin, a coalition of grassroots food and farming organisations today launch ‘A People's Food Policy' calling for England to develop a more progressive food policy in advance of leaving the EU. ... read more
- Choose Energy, a KPCP-Funded Retail Choice Provider, Acquired by Red Ventures for ‘Less Than $100M’
- New York State Lawmakers Pass Energy Storage Target, Await Governor’s SignatureThe New York legislature passed a bill authorizing the Public Service Commission to set an energy storage target for 2030, when the state aims to draw half its power from renewable sources. The ... read more
- Reports: Tesla-Branded Solar Panels Arrive in Stores
- Most Australians want renewables to be primary energy source, survey findsClimate Institute survey points to overwhelming frustration with government’s inaction and lack of leadership on clean energy The vast majority of Australians want to see the country dramatically increase the use of renewable energy, a ... read more
- Why it’s time to bring back the great British stork | Patrick BarkhamThe last breeding pair of these magnificent birds nested in Edinburgh in 1416. Elsewhere, they are a shining example of how people and animals can peacefully coexistThe most inspiring sight I witnessed during a recent ... read more
- Storm Water Management & Fees Still a Struggle in CAProperty owners in CA could be looking at fees from local governments to manage and collect storm water, without having any say in the matter – that is, if an amendment to a bill currently ... read more
- Aries Clean Energy: World’s Largest Downdraft Gasification PlantSponsored by:Aries Clean Energy The post Aries Clean Energy: World’s Largest Downdraft Gasification Plant appeared first on Environmental Leader. ... read more
- Help May Be on the Way for Industry’s Water ChallengesA large proportion of US companies may not be aware of the risks that face their businesses in terms of water challenges, according to the CDP. Just 34% of companies responding to a CDP survey ... read more
- Hong Kong launches bill to ban domestic ivory tradeThe move follows demonstrations in the city and the decision by China to ban their own tradeHong Kong has launched a landmark bill to ban its domestic ivory trade, amid accusations that authorities were lagging ... read more
- Hundreds of US mayors to vote on switch to renewable energy by 2035Leaders from more than 250 cities gathered at the US Conference of Mayors in Miami Beach to vote on a resolution to reach a 100% clean energy goalMayors meeting in Florida are considering an ambitious ... read more
- Smart meter rollout could force household bills to rise, says supplierEnergy company warns rising cost of installations due to ‘customer apathy’ could prompt suppliers to increase tariffsEnergy suppliers face rising costs for putting smart meters in millions of homes, adding pressure on firms to raise ... read more
- Virgin Atlantic Drops CO2 Emissions 22% in 9 YearsVirgin Atlantic successfully dropped its CO2 emissions from more than 5.2 metric tons to slightly over 4 metric tons from a series of carbon savings initiatives including purchase of a multi-billion dollar fleet investment in Boeing ... read more
- Blue shark in shallow waters on Mallorca beach – videoA blue shark caused panic on Saturday after being seen by bathers close to the beaches of Cala Major and Can Pastilla. The animal was captured on Sunday, with local media reporting that it was ... read more
- Rhino breeder to auction 500kg of horns in South AfricaJohn Hume to take advantage of court ruling allowing domestic sales of horns, despite international banA rhino breeder in South Africa is planning an online auction of rhino horns to capitalise on a court ruling ... read more
- Hard Brexit could halt Heathrow expansion plans, experts sayNational Infrastructure Commission says UK must maintain ties with EU to save key projects such as third runway and HS2A hard Brexit would be a “calamity” that would spell the end for the Heathrow expansion, ... read more
- 13 Volvo Electric Buses To Enter Service In Malmö
- US Coal Mining Up By 19% In 2017 — Is Trump Fulfilling His Campaign Promise?US Department of Energy data as reviewed by The Associated Press reveals that the US mined a staggering 19% more coal in the first 5 months of 2017 than during the same period in 2016. ... read more
- San Joaquin Valley Residents Invited to Free Groundwater WorkshopSan Joaquin Valley Residents Invited to Free Groundwater WorkshopUCS teams up with the Community Water Center to present local stakeholder workshops as part of its national Climate & Energy program. ... read more
- RBI’s Deforestation Continues Despite Newly Released Sustainability FrameworkRBI’s Deforestation Continues Despite Newly Released Sustainability FrameworkWhen forests are destroyed to make way for beef, soy, palm oil and paper production, carbon is released into the atmosphere and global warming is accelerated. ... read more
- Pedestrians & Cyclists Add To Vancouver’s Downtown BusinessesContrary to what some urban business owners expected, the global shift to alternate transportation has not adversely effected their revenue streams. A new report shows the transition taking place in British Columbia, where pedestrians & ... read more
- Canada Is Now 1.7 Degrees Warmer Than In 1948Average global temperatures keep rising. While 2016 is the warmest year on record, the previous record was set in 2015 and, before that, 2014. A new joint report from Health Canada and the Science Media Centre of ... read more
- President Trump’s Secret Love For Renewables & Clean Tech Revealed In New $32 Million Fund For Small BizPresident Trump's Energy Department is still funding projects that push the envelope on solar and other renewables, and undercut his forthcoming grid study President Trump’s Secret Love For Renewables & Clean Tech Revealed In New ... read more
- Sparking Grid Savings at Home Report: Part 1 – Big Potential Savings
- Suniva Dispute Could Devastate US Solar Industry, Cutting Two-Thirds Of Expected Installations Through 2022If the US Government and its International Trade Commission rules in favor of a recent trade dispute filed by Chinese-backed US solar PV manufacturer Suniva, then the country's solar industry would be immediately devastated, and ... read more
- US Commercial Buildings Could Cut Energy Use 29% With Widespread ControlsA new report by the US Energy Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has concluded that widespread use of building controls across the country could cut energy consumption by an average of 29%, or the equivalent ... read more
- Brexit Politics Must Not Undermine UK Low-Carbon Energy TransitionThe latest Energy Barometer from the Energy Institute has concluded that political risk and ramifications from the recent UK Brexit decision must not undermine the larger and essential need of providing reliable energy in a ... read more
- “Make Power Clean” Initiative Aims To Promote Cleaner European Electricity Market
- European Union Leaders Reaffirm Strong Commitment To Paris Climate AgreementAll heads of the European Union, from EU Member States through to the EU Presidents of the Council and Commission, last week reaffirmed their strong commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement, and their desire to ... read more
- Strange Times For US Energy Dept.’s Office Of Indian Energy Policy & ProgramsWeird week for Energy Dept. capped by news of offensive tweets -- and audio -- from head of Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs Strange Times For US Energy Dept.’s Office Of Indian Energy ... read more
- Autonomous Driving & The Wreck Of The USS FitzgeraldThe collision at sea between the USS Fitzgerald and a container ship in the Sea of Japan should be a warning to autonomous driving advocates that the human/computer interface is still a space that is ... read more
Start-ups still have until 31st January 2017 to submit their entries for the international ‘Start...
The European Parliament's Environment Committee have voted to introduce EU-wide targets to reduce food waste...
In response to the release of Scotland’s first comprehensive Energy Strategy, Dr Richard Dixon, Director...
Scottish Renewables welcomed yesterday’s publication of the Scottish Government’s Energy Strategy, a detailed plan which...
IEMA, in response to the launch of the Government’s Industrial Strategy Green Paper, have welcomed...
In response to the report published yesterday, which revealed that the cost of power from...
In response to Monday’s announcement that ‘air audits’ will be conducted in 50 London Schools,...
While environmental concerns are mounting every year, demand for green solutions is growing at a record pace. According to a recent analysis, the green...
Tomorrow Blue & Green celebrates its 6th birthday – remember, remember the 5th of November...