Month: October 2013

Carbon Emissions Climate Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Civil Society Climate Change and Politics Climate Change Mitigation Coal Energy Energy Non-Renewable Energy Policy Environmental News Fossil Fuels Global Warming News International Natural Gas New Energy Economy Renewable Energy Solutions Sustainability

Phase-Out of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050 Technically, Economically Feasible

Completely phasing out net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 is not only technically feasible, but could be done at very manageable cost, according to a comprehensive study by Ecofys for the Global Call for Climate Action. “It is technically and economically feasible to reduce emissions to zero for roughly 90% of current sources of […]Read More

Climate Change and Business Sustainability Sustainable Economy

Recognizing Sustainability Leadership in Business

The horrendously irresponsible behavior of some corporations generates well-warranted public mistrust, however, tarring all companies with the same brush is a gross injustice to the sustainability leadership shown by many firms. For more than a decade, early adopters have been leading the charge to craft a more ecologically friendly world. Now those who led the […]Read More

Climate Climate Change Mitigation Energy Policy Environmental Resources New Energy Economy Oceans Renewable Energy Sustainability

DOE Highlights Early Results of US Offshore Wind Energy Research

The US Department of Energy (DOE) released the special offshore wind edition of its Wind Program Newsletter October 22, highlighting the seminal role federal funding and support is playing in the development of a potentially huge clean and renewable energy resource, one that could go a long way in spurring economic growth and job creation […]Read More