- Analysis: Switch to electric vehicles would add just 10% to UK power demand
- More and More Greeks Are Moving Out of Cities and Starting Over as FarmersA beekeeper, an olive farmer, and a mushroom grower share their stories ... read more
- A vegan diet can have a huge environmental impactThe Vegan Society today launches its Plate up for the Planet to encourage people to abandon meat and dairy products, for their health, and for the health of the environment, reports LAURA BRIGGS. ... read more
- Peak Satire Moonshot (Video)
- San Diego Study Finds Cheaper, Greener Energy from Utility LeapfrogA recent study found a surprise: San Diego can meet its climate change goals and lower electricity rates by circumventing the local utility. Might this work for other municipalities? ... read more
- Want a Big Boost in GDP? Bring in ImmigrantsPresident Donald Trump has promised to boost the economy by 3-4 percent. It's an unlikely prospect, say analysts, noting that 2 percent has historically been about par for the country's yearly growth. Researchers at ProPublica ... read more
- UK Banning Diesel and Gasoline Fueled Cars and Vans After 2040The government of the United Kingdom has announced that it will ban the sales of diesel- and gasoline-powered passenger vehicles after 2040, mostly in an effort to reduce the impact nitrogen oxides, or NOx, have ... read more
- Foxconn Chooses Wisconsin For $10 Billion Flat Panel FactoryFoxconn, one of the most important companies within Apple's supply chain, is close to announcing the location of a brand new factory in the U.S.; Wisconsin is reportedly the favorite to land this $10 billion ... read more
- Adventurer Bruce Parry went in search of fame and fortune – but discovered something more valuableMarine turned TV sensation Bruce Parry has lived with indigenous tribes people in Africa, South America and South East Asia for his award winning BBC programmes. His latest venture is an independent film, TAWAI - ... read more
- Danish fund to track CO2, may exclude some firms from portfolioBy Teis Jensen (Reuters) | 26 July 2017 COPENHAGEN – Denmark’s biggest commercial pension fund will soon track carbon emissions by companies it invests in, and exclude those it finds […] ... read more
- EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: A government solution for the people, by the people: Q&A with ColabBy Aubrey Sanders, Managing Editor at Unreasonable Group | 27 July 2017 What if there were a way to make governments listen to the voices of the governed? In Brazil, there’s an app for […] ... read more
- Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide to cool planetAlister Doyle (Reuters) | 26 July 2017 OSLO – Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon to dim […] ... read more
- Vail Resorts Promises an ‘Epic’ Zero-Carbon Footprint by 2030Vail Resorts, one of the largest mountain resort operators on the planet, announced that it has committed to a "zero net operating footprint" by 2030. ... read more
- The Resistance to Health Care Repeal Rolls On
- What Investors Need to Know About Sustainability RankingsBy understanding the scope and methodology of certain key sustainability rankings, you can monitor those that mean the most to you and the companies that you follow. ... read more
- Fracking drilling rig smuggled on site overnight to avoid protestsCuadrilla faces action for breaching planning permission after delivery to site near BlackpoolA company preparing to be the first to start large-scale UK fracking has breached its planning permission by delivering a drilling rig overnight, ... read more
- When genetic engineering is the environmentally friendly choice
- How C&I Projects Are Driving Growth in Kenya’s Small but Promising Solar MarketExcitement has been mounting around the progress and impact of solar in East Africa. Solar in Africa is perennially a hot topic because it seems to solve two problems at once: reducing greenhouse gas ... read more
- ‘There’s no sport in that’: trophy hunters and the masters of the universeModern trophy hunters can shoot animals via the internet - but they argue that it is all conservation. The killing of Xanda - Cecil the Lion’s son - has sparked debate about what hunting really ... read more
- At this rate the only whales left for us to wonder at will be in museums | Philip HoareWhen great whales are dying in numbers not seen since hunting’s heyday, naming the Natural History Museum’s new exhibit Hope seems a forlorn gesture• Philip Hoare is an author and natural historianHope, the name given ... read more
- Yemen Records 400,000 Cholera Cases
- Satellite Eye on Earth: June 2017 – in picturesPatagonia’s icefields, Australia’s changing tides, and volcanic activity in Alaska are among the images captured by Nasa and the ESA this month Alaska’s remote Bogoslof Island volcano erupted in a series of explosions starting in ... read more
- England records its hottest ever decadeWorld’s longest-running temperature series, based in central England, shows the last 10 years were the hottest since records began 350 years ago The world’s longest-running temperature series, based in England, has revealed that the last ... read more
- Enphase Is Back With a Microinverter-Integrated Solar ModuleMicroinverter pioneer Enphase has achieved the convergence of solar module and microinverter once again, several years after the company's first attempt. This month, LG will begin selling a so-called AC module manufactured with ... read more
- A profile of award-winning climate scientist Kevin Trenberth | John Abraham
- Tuna giant Thai Union pledges to fish more sustainablyThe company behind brands like Chicken of the Sea has agreed to curb major environmental and human rights abuses in its supply chain, a move that will likely drive similar reforms across the industry. ... read more
- LA’s new cleantech chief and a champion for tomorrow’s talentJuly's monthly Names in the News roundup of sustainable business career moves covers cities, clean tech and more. ... read more
- Why the world’s largest asset managers are pushing long-term thinkingBlackRock, State Street and Vanguard, which control more than $11 trillion in assets, are encouraging more regular disclosure of corporate governance practices. ... read more
- How chickens are powering the circular economyWhy did the chicken cross the road? To get to the renewable energy plant that’s turning its waste into electricity. Sponsored ... read more
- Could the U.S. benefit from a national green bank?Third time's the charm for the Green Bank Act of 2017. ... read more
- USA’s Largest & World’s Second-Largest Onshore Wind Farm (2 Gigawatt Farm) To Be Built In OklahomaNorth America's largest independent renewable energy company, Invenergy, is partnering with GE Renewable Energy to build the 2 GW Wind Catcher onshore wind farm, which will be the world's second largest and the United States' ... read more
- Broadly Sharing the Benefits of “Decarbonization”Last summer, I saw a presentation on “deep decarbonization” that outlined necessary changes in the US economy in order to sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The presentation was fascinating, offering some very specific elements to ... read more
- Indian Wind Slowdown Hits Siemens Gamesa RevenuesA temporary downturn in the Indian wind market is at the heart of a 7% decrease in Siemens Gamesa's quarterly revenues, but the newly-minted company expects to speed up its integration process of both pre-merger ... read more
- Pennsylvania’s Watersheds Contaminated With Radioactive Materials & Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals From Release Of Treated Fracking Wastewater, Study FindsThe release of "treated" wastewater from hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations in Pennsylvania has led to regional watersheds being contaminated with radioactive materials, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and heavy metals, according to a new study from researchers at ... read more
- Renewables Could Create “Groundbreaking” Decarbonisation Effort For Mining IndustryA new report from the Rocky Mountain Institute has concluded that a collection of factors working together have created a "groundbreaking" opportunity for decarbonising the global mining industry, specifically a transition to renewable energy across ... read more
- Tesla Announces 10 Project Loveday Finalists, Winner To Be Awarded At Model 3 Event On FridayTesla kicked off Project Loveday in response to a letter from 10 year old Bria Loveday, who suggested the company make use of the eager energy of its fanbase to generate its first official commercial. ... read more
- Daily Digest 7/27 – Fed Is Preparing To Crash The System, BC LNG Project No Longer ProceedingWhy & How to Hedge the Growing Risks of Holding Equities This Chart Might Make You Rethink the Adage “Stocks Always Come Back” Warning: The Fed Is Preparing To Crash The System Again Don’t Let ... read more
- Lightsource & BlackRock Enter Into £1 Billion “Kingfisher” Solar Acquisition PartnershipAsset manager BlackRock and solar energy firm Lightsource announced this week that they have entered into a partnership together expected to be worth £1 billion, targeting the acquisition and ownership of UK solar power generation assets, ... read more
- Carbon Trust To Administrate UK’s £9.2 Million Industrial Energy Efficiency AcceleratorThe Carbon Trust has been appointed to run the UK Government's £9.2 million Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator, which was announced back in January as a way to help UK industry find specific ways to begin partaking ... read more
- Vast Amounts Of Toxic Mercury Accumulating In Arctic, Global Industrial Emissions To BlameEnormous quantities of toxic mercury are now accumulating in the Arctic tundra as a result of industrial activity and emissions in the temperate parts of the globe, according to a new study from UMass Lowell ... read more
- Energy Trade Action Coalition Formed To Combat Anti-Trade In Solar IndustryA new coalition formed to combat imposing tariffs on imported solar products has been launched this week, the Energy Trade Action Coalition made up of a group of companies, associations, and organisations dedicated to fighting ... read more
- Increasing Water Stress Due To Climate Change Threatens European Electricity ProductionIncreasing water stress caused by a global climate change will have far-ranging consequences, and according to a new study, water scarcity and warmth could begin impacting European electricity generation as soon as 2030, possibly decreasing ... read more
- El cambio climático en Alemania, cada vez más evidenteSource: DW - Fuertes tormentas en Alemania: sótanos anegados y, en un día, la lluvia de un mes. Los expertos en clima advierten de que va a seguir siendo así. Los alemanes tendrán que acostumbrarse. ... read more
- Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide to cool planetSource: Reuters - Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon to dim the sun's rays as part of a climate engineering push to ... read more
- Climate change threatens Himalayan Viagra fungus, and a way of lifeSource: Climate Home/Guardian - Valuable fungus, prized as a reputed aphrodisiac, is disappearing due to warming temperatures, reports Climate Home ... read more
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