In this context Shell's Springboard programme is risible in it's meanness. This is not a credible commitment to our collective
In the Global South, the role of renewable electricity for the cooking sector has been widely neglected as too expensive
This week, global policy makers gather in Quito for the Habitat III Conference to reinvigorate the global commitment to the sustainable development of cities. Meeting every 20 years, the Habitat Conference will this year focus on setting a new Urban Agenda.
After reviewing the horrors of global warming, McKibben reports how the U.S. and other nations could deploy renewable energy rapidly enough to reduce fossil fuel emissions 80% by 2030. Using a wholesale industrial retooling akin to WWII to manufacture solar, wind and geothermal equipment, the reconstruction would be ordered and partly paid for by the feds, using existing contracts as leverage to force businesses to comply.
This week I spent three days in Scotland shining a bright light into the dark world of corporate lobbying that slows progress
That's because American innovation and enhanced domestic manufacturing have driven wind's costs down by two-thirds over the
In March 2016, students from around the world traveled to Iceland with EF Education First to participate in this year's Global
Last week, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. announced that it wants to retire California's Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant
A day before the appointment of Ms. Lopez was announced, one of the proposed coal projects in the pipeline, in Batangassouth of Manila, was endorsed by the local government with a 6-4 vote in favor of its construction despite the massive opposition in the city and province of Batangas.
The Encyclical remains a text that inspires and provokes, simultaneously forcing us to question our behavior- our excessive consumerism powered by polluting energy sources that contribute to climate change - and empowering us to swap our habits for new, more sustainable and more fulfilling ways of living.
When Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden recently addressed shareholders, he noted that transitioning his company to renewables
What this means is that simple economics could spur a positive feedback loop whereby grid electricity prices continue to
Climate change is the biggest threat facing humanity. It requires all the countries of the world to work cooperatively to
It is clear that climate action and renewable energy development have become topics with considerable standing in the public and political discussion. Evidently, one of the major figures history will note for that change is President Barack Obama.
I read the news of the SunEdison bankruptcy and Jigar Shah's gracious note to his Ex SunEdison team from the offices of a
Energy-related greenhouse gas emissions have plateaued for the second year running - an extraordinary fact considering the global economy grew by more than 3% in the same period.
Most politicians in the UK know very little about energy. It is an extremely complicated sector and most of us who have worked
A broad spectrum of experts agree that if we are to meet the global climate challenge, then a paradigm shift must occur away from the use of fossil fuels and towards the widespread adoption of clean energy.