Some troubling new math on carbon reductions

July 12, 2017 by  
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It’s official: 100 companies officially have declared their intention to move entirely to renewable energy. But real reductions will require bolder action from the fossil fuels sector.

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Does the world owe Trump a thank you letter?

July 12, 2017 by  
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The G19’s refusal to sign off on a statement offering a lifeline for high carbon energy is yet more evidence the Paris Summit marked the beginning of the end for the fossil fuel era.

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California’s Grid Geeks: A beacon of hope

January 30, 2017 by  
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Meaningful climate action will require the U.S., and the world, to register many California-sized renewable energy grid success stories.

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What will it take to reverse the tragedy of global fisheries?

May 7, 2016 by  
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Fishing is a sprawling industry that encompasses millions of jobs. Both technological and geopolitical actions to curb over-fishing will require a global effort.

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How the public sector can mitigate risk for conservation investors

March 16, 2016 by  
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Mitigating climate change will require an annual investment of $250 million to $350 billion per year, and public funds alone won’t cut it.

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Are smart cities not so smart after all?

June 3, 2013 by  
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The crisis in rare earths shows that so-called smart urbanization will require sustainability standards.

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Sprint to Launch More Green Phones, Packaging

January 11, 2012 by  
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Sprint announced this week that it will require all new phones to go through third-party testing to improve repairability, recyclability and energy efficiency. The testing criteria, developed by product certification firm UL Environment, includes…

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Prisoner Poo Powers Rwanda’s Jails

January 11, 2012 by  
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Officials at Rwanda’s prisons were looking for a way to reduce energy costs, save money and cut down on their conventional energy source: burning firewood harvested from local forests. Their sustainable solution? Recycling the inmates’ own waste to…

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Are Thieves Driving Up Biofuel Prices?

January 11, 2012 by  
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For years, restaurants had to pay to have their used cooking oil hauled away. But with the demand for biofuel rising, contractors are offering eateries big bucks for their oil, which can be cheaply converted into alternative fuel. The problem?…

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Obama Says Climate Action is Needed for Peace in Nobel Speech

December 10, 2009 by  
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Photo via the Guardian Barack Obama headed to Oslo to receive his Nobel Prize today, and he took the opportunity to speak out on climate change. He noted in his acceptance speech that ‘just peace’ in the world will require meaningful climate action. He’s right…

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