California Cap-and-Trade May Start a Year Behind Schedule

June 3, 2011 by  
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California’s cap-and-trade carbon market might be held up for up to a year due to a court ruling that it didn’t look at alternative close enough.

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Can Retrofits Help Wean Us from Oil?

August 4, 2010 by  
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In the wake of Deepwater oil spill, the Natural Resources Defense Fund and the Institute for Market Transformation have updated their fact sheet "Reducing the Need for U.S. Drilling Through Energy Efficiency." The upshot? There is no rational basis for pursuing dangerous drilling while so much of the energy currently tapped for buildings and homes is literally leaking out of them.

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Key Nations to Meet as Copenhagen Accord Deadline Looms

January 13, 2010 by  
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Despite the disappointment felt in the wake of COP15 last month, which ended with less than 30 of the 192 nations present pledging to sign the resulting agreement, representatives from Brazil , China , India , and

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Automotive X-PRIZE Competition Announcement at Detroit Auto Show

January 13, 2010 by  
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X Prize booth at Detroit Auto Show. Photos courtesy of Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize The Automotive X Prize, a $10 million competition for super fuel-efficient vehicles , announced at the North American Auto Show in Detroit this week that its much anticipated on-track competition will finally kick off April 26 and continue through August 2010.

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Germany Stands Up For Science – Maintains 40% by 2020 Emissions Reductions Pledge

January 12, 2010 by  
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photo: Jason via flickr Some nations are already backpeddling on greenhouse gas reduction commitments in the wake of Copenhagen, but not Germany. According to Reuters the world’s sixth largest carbon emitter will be standing by its target of 40% emission reductions by 2020, regardless of what other nations do:…

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Santa’s New Eco-sleigh Imagined by Automakers

December 23, 2009 by  
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Image: Spiegel Adding to this year’s Christmas cheer, Germany’s Spiegel magazine has asked eight top automakers to envision a new design for Santa’s sleigh. Under the subtitle “Santa’s faster, finer and more eco-conscious ride,” all of the car designers did away with reindeer as the motive force.

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