Just in time for the next revolution in the world of information and communications technology, a Swiss consortium has come up with a proven formula for drastically improving energy efficiency in data centers. That’s all well and good, but that same consortium warns that the next big wave of energy-gobbling activity will creep out of […]
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How can municipalities grow the market for clean, low-emission heating sources in new and existing homes and buildings? Can building electrification really save consumers billions of dollars compared to other carbon reduction strategies? Those and other questions are answered within new white papers that highlight opportunities and challenges of finding ways to significantly support building electrification, slash […]
The Green New Deal, a bundle of proposed policies that would combat climate change, create green jobs and address economic inequities, is eliciting the usual partisan debate over what to do about global warming and climate change. But one humble and noncontroversial way to reduce carbon pollution has been gathering steam in red and blue states […]
Maybe they’re not building wind turbines and solar panels fast enough to put the brakes on global warming, but climate activists have a secret weapon at hand…wait for it…keep waiting — oh wait, you slept right through it! Yes, the superhero of climate action is that exciting. If you guessed energy efficiency, run right out […]
So far, the story of US renewable energy transformation has skipped a key chapter, which is the exploitation of our massive offshore wind power potential.
With Congress blocking just about anything he wants to do, President Obama has said he will be announcing a series of programs he can put in place without Congress. Today’s offering: A $4 billion package to promote green building. He was joined at the White House by former President Bill Clinton to announce the program, […]
It’s a glorious summer weekend, and folks all over are firing up their grills. But before you shop – today is World Environment Day, so maybe you should think twice about what you’re putting on the BBQ, especially after the devastation of the BP Gulf oil disaster.
Beef is, simply, the worst thing you can eat – especially mainstream store-bought beef that comes straight off a factory farm feedlot. Read on to learn why…
A Step Backward: Obama to push for scraping of Kyoto Principles as he meets Chinese Prez, Indian PM?
United States (and EU) have objected to the principles of Kyoto Protocol and demand that developing countries should also accept responsibility to reduce carbon emissions by accepting mandatory emission targets.
A bill mandating energy usage and new energy efficiency measures for more than 700 energy intensive industrial units will be tabled in the Indian Parliament in November.
The seven Republican members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will boycott next Tuesday’s planned markup of the Kerry-Boxer climate legislation. Ah yes, the “screw you guys, I’m going home” tactic. How productive.
With an international deal in doubt, India and China look to increase cooperation in areas like renewable energy, climate change research.
Time-traveling to 2010 reveals how some of Washington’s worst-kept secrets will catch up with President Obama and cripple his climate agenda.
Beginning in the fall, consumers will have access – through existing state-level energy efficiency incentive programs – $300 million in stimulus funds made available as rebates for energy efficient appliances.
A deal between the US and China would raise the chances of a successful negotiation of a new international climate treaty at Copenhagen.
A combination of energy efficiency and targeted growth in renewable energy generation, Scotland would be able to to generate 143% of its annual electricity demand.