Month: December 2009

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Eco-Business Innovations 2009 Year End Review

Despite sinking into the deepest recession since the Great Depression, the levels of green innovation rose to historic heights in 2009. This has been a trying year marked by economic decline and the near collapse of global finance. On the environmental front, progress was hampered by an uncooperative US Senate, the ruse of climate-gate and a less than stellar result […]Read More

Climate Change and Politics Energy Policy Global Warming News Renewable Energy

Growth in U.S. Renewable Energy Production Remains Strong

Renewable sources now provide 10.5  Percent of  US energy production and 10.2 percent of net grid-connected electrical generation – According to figures released in the latest issue of the Monthly Energy Review from the US Energy Information Administration renewable energy sources  – biofuel, biomass, geothermal, solar, wind, and hydro) – supplied 10.51 percent of all […]Read More

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Ecosystem Shift Accelerating From Changing Climate New Research Says

Research published last week in the journal Nature estimates the “velocity of climate change,” a measurement of how quickly rising temperatures force ecosystems to migrate in order to survive – and the likelihood that some species within an ecosystem will face extinction. The report says that land-based ecosystems will need to move an average of one-quarter […]Read More

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Obama Frustrated with Outcome of Copenhagen Climate Talks

Despite near instantaneous condemnation of his role in the culmination of the COP15 climate negotiations last week, president Obama voiced his frustration over the course those negotiations took and accord that resulted from them. Speaking with Jim Lehrer on Wednesday, president Obama said that “people are justified in being disappointed about the outcome in Copenhagen.” […]Read More