Day: July 1, 2008

Carbon Emissions Climate Change and Business Energy Non-Renewable Energy Policy Environmental News Global Warming News Government

Georgia Judge Blocks New Coal-Fired Power Plant

Construction of the $2 billion 120 megawatt Longleaf power plant was blocked yesterday by Fulton County Judge Thelma Wyatt Cummings Moore, overturning a ruling that would have allowed the first coal plant to be built in Georgia in 20 years. Environmentalists cite Moore’s ruling as the first time a judge has applied the April 2007 […]Read More

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Green Energy Gold Rush Carries On Despite Credit Crunch, UNEP

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) today released its latest study of global renewable energy investment.  2007 was another record-setting year for investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency, according to UNEP’s “Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2008.”  More than $148 billion was raised and invested in these sectors during 2007 – 60% more […]Read More