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Event - IRENA Innovation Week

05/01/2016 17:12:00 PM

This event will take place from May 10 - 13, 2016 in Bonn Germany. Falling technology costs, mounting investments and renewable energy capacity additions outpacing nuclear and fossil energy are all signals that the global transition towards a renewab > read more

Extracting Value from Recycling - Apple's e-waste Management (Video)

04/30/2016 09:05:00 AM

Apple has mined a small fortune from its own waste in both dollars and social capital. While Apple has only recently become a sustainability leader, they have been focused on recycling for many years dating back to the time when Steve Jobs was still > read more

Mainstream Media's Failed Climate Coverage

04/29/2016 08:53:00 AM

The popular media has failed to communicate the science behind climate change. Combating climate change is not a priority issue for most people because because they don't understand anthropogenic global warming and the urgent need for climate action. > read more

Apple May Have Stopped Growing but it is Still a Sustainability Leader

04/28/2016 08:30:00 AM

Apple's growth streak may have come to an end but as a mature company its sustainability leadership is going stronger than ever. In fact Apple is poised to double down on sustainability. Every product has a life cycle and Apple's products are no diff > read more

The Promise of Electric Buses for Low Carbon Mass Transit

04/27/2016 07:57:00 AM

A new generation of fully electric buses is on the way making low carbon transport a reality. If we are to keep temperatures from rising more than 2C above preindustrial times we must find efficient, emissions-free solutions to mass transportation. T > read more

Business and the Paris Climate Agreement

04/26/2016 08:02:00 AM

The politicians have secured a climate deal and now it is up to the business community to do the heavy lifting. Less than five months after the conclusion of COP21 we have seen nations sign the Paris Climate Accord at a signing ceremony at UN headqua > read more

Investor Warning: Fossil Fuels and the Risk of Stranded Assets

04/25/2016 08:32:00 AM

It is becoming increasingly apparent that the risks associated with fossil fuels represent a substantial risk that should make investors wary. Fossil fuel reserves, including oil, gas and coal will soon be rendered obsolete, leaving investors holdin > read more

Event - Renewable Energy Workshop

04/24/2016 18:32:00 PM

This workshop will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. It is a widely held dream of many people to live a life powered by renewable energy. But it can be difficult to know how best to proceed with making this drea > read more

Event - AWEA Windpower Conference

04/24/2016 13:03:00 PM

This event will take place on May 23 - 26 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The American Wind Energy Association's annual Windpower Conference & Exhibition is recognized as one of the world's premier wind energy trade shows, bringing together attendees and > read more

Event - Solar 2016: ASES National Solar Conference

04/24/2016 07:28:00 AM

This ASES Solar Conference event will take place on July 10 - 14, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel, in San Francisco. At Solar 2016 you will find out about cutting-edge research & trends that are driving us towards the shift to 100 percent renewabl > read more

The Earth Day Signing Ceremony for the Paris Climate Agreement

04/23/2016 12:11:00 PM

On Earth Day Friday April 22, world leaders from 175 countries formally signed the Paris Agreement. The leaders gathered at a signing ceremony that took place at the UN General Assembly hall in New York. This was the largest number of nations to eve > read more

Planting 8 Billion Trees: An Earth Day 2016 Initiative

04/22/2016 14:38:00 PM

Forests are important for a multitude of reasons not the least of which is their capacity to combat climate change. The theme behind Earth Day celebrations in 2016 is "Trees for the Earth." The organizers at the Earth Day Network are asking for help > read more

Earth Day 2016 is the Most Hopeful Ever

04/22/2016 07:47:00 AM

This is an Earth Day unlike any that have preceded it. After almost five decades of grass roots activism, the festivities in 2016 finally have something to celebrate. This year we are driving a stake into the heart of climate pessimism. We are challe > read more

President Obama Outmaneuvers Deniers to Protect the Paris Climate Deal

04/21/2016 13:22:00 PM

US President Barack Obama signed the Paris Climate Agreement today in an Earth Day ceremony at UN headquarters in New York City. However he has to contend with some serious opposition including a powerful fossil fuel industry and their climate denyin > read more

Earth Day and the Call for Action Post Paris

04/21/2016 05:41:00 AM

As many as 155 countries have sent representatives and dozens of world leaders are assembling on Earth Day to sign the Paris Climate Agreement at a ceremony taking place at UN headquarters in New York City.World leaders must act now to address climat > read more

US China and Others to Ratify Paris Climate Agreement on Earth Day Suggesting an Early Start to Implementation

04/20/2016 11:50:00 AM

The US and China, the world's leading carbon emitters have agreed to sign the historic Paris Climate Agreement at a signing ceremony on Earth Day. The signing of the agreement on Friday April 22nd at UN headquarters is more than just a symbolic gestu > read more

Why Corporations are Embracing Sustainability

04/19/2016 07:55:00 AM

Never before has there been more interest in corporate sustainability. While this trend is already huge we are only at the beginning of what is sure to be one of the largest economic opportunities the world has ever seen.There was a time in the recen > read more

Green Finance Goes Mainstream in 2016

04/18/2016 07:48:00 AM

The world is embracing green finance as never before and all expectations are that this will increase as we move towards a low carbon economy. Financial systems should play an important role in the green economic transition said, Zhou Xiaochuan, the > read more

Event - Ottawa Riverkeeper Gala

04/17/2016 17:33:00 PM

The 4th annual Ottawa Riverkeeper Gala will take place on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 on Lemieux Island in Ontario. This will be a wonderful evening in support of Ottawa Riverkeeper. Canada's first lady, Madame Sophie Grégoire Trudeau will be celebrated > read more

Event - Earth Day Summit (Free & Online)

04/17/2016 11:28:00 AM

This event will take place on Earth Day, April 22, 2016. At this event you will discover inspired sctions for a healthy, sustainable and thriving planet. We’re at a critical turning point... one where EACH OF US is called to meet the global crises > read more

Event - Sustainable Innovation Expo (SIE)

04/17/2016 08:20:00 AM

This event will take place on May 23 - 27, 2016 at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi, Kenya. The 6th Sustainable Innovation Expo (SIE)is being launched by Climate Action. SIE will grants 25 leading private sector organization > read more

Democracy Awakening - Calls to Reform America's Faltering Democracy (Videos)

04/16/2016 07:48:00 AM

More than 200 organizations and hundreds of thousands of people will come together on April 16-18 in Washington D.C. to demand a representative democracy. That means an inclusive systems where all votes matter and money does not buy you access to pow > read more

Climate Focus at the April 14th Democratic Debate

04/15/2016 08:43:00 AM

Climate related issues were a major part of the Democratic Presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in Brooklyn, New York, on April 14, 2016. While the two candidates agree that climate change is an urgent issue, there are impor > read more

Green Bonds Emerging as a Major Force in Green Finance

04/14/2016 11:05:00 AM

The momentum driving green bonds is growing and they have emerged as a major instrument of green finance. Green bonds generate funding for sustainable development and clean energy technology. They attract debt investment capital and drive innovation > read more

The IMF Supports Taxes for Fossil Fuels that Reflect Environmental Damage

04/14/2016 08:19:00 AM

The International Monetary Fund has been a leader in the fiscal side of green finance but in 2016 they have expanded their approach. The IMF is a key supporter of the Green Climate Fund and carbon taxes for fossil fuels. At a London meeting in 2014, > read more

IDB to Double Climate Related Projects

04/13/2016 15:11:00 PM

In October last year Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that it is going to double its climate related projects by increasing financing by between 25 and 30 percent by 2020. The IDB was established in 1959, it offers long-term financing > read more

The Allure of Low Carbon Investment Opportunities

04/13/2016 07:51:00 AM

Investors are waking up to the opportunities afforded by the low carbon economy. The benefits of emissions reduction extend far beyond averting a climate catastrophe. Decreasing our GHG emissions will help create jobs, alleviate poverty, improve publ > read more

The Green Climate Fund Comes of Age

04/12/2016 08:02:00 AM

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a United Nations climate finance mechanism designed to assist the developing mobilizing funding for mitigation and adaptation. The GCF mission is to expand collective human action to respond to climate chang > read more

World Bank to Finance More Renewables in the Developing World

04/11/2016 07:51:00 AM

After being called out for hypocrisy, the World Bank is working to redeem itself through massive investments in renewable energy. The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group are holding their annual "Spring Meetings events" in Washington > read more

Event - InREC: India's Renewable Energy Congress

04/10/2016 11:07:00 AM

This fact based high level conference will take place on April 26-27, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency, New Delhi, India. InREC - India’s Renewable Energy Congress - is THE place to meet investors, IPPs, developers and policy power players to hear candid > read more

Event - 2016 Climate Leadership Gala (Earth Day Network)

04/10/2016 07:16:00 AM

This event will take place on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30 PM, at the Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC. Hundreds of the world's leaders on climate, energy and the economy will be attending and together they will be celebr > read more

The Death of the Great Barrier Reef Draws Attention to the Fate of Coral Reefs Around the World (Videos)

04/09/2016 08:41:00 AM

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest living ecosystem and a Unesco World Heritage site. After a protracted battle with climate change, a 622 mile long sector of the reef has succumbed to > read more

How you can Help Make Making Sustainable Development a Reality

04/08/2016 08:21:00 AM

I am honored to announce my participation in a project called, "Making Sustainable Development a Reality," by my colleague, friend, and the editor at Global Warming is Real, Thomas Schueneman. Please take a moment to review this post and kindly consi > read more

Tackling Climate Change by Riding the Fossil Fuel Industry into the Ground

04/07/2016 08:32:00 AM

We can address climate change by slowly, willfully and deliberately killing the fossil fuel industry. The only way we can transition away from our currently perilous course towards a more sustainable economy is by weaning ourselves off of fossil fue > read more

The Math Supporting Climate Action

04/06/2016 14:45:00 PM

The imperative to act on climate change may be a moral call for future generations but it is also a very pragmatic matter of fiscal responsibility. A slew of reports corroborate the simple math that there is a multi-trillion dollar benefit from actin > read more

March Heat and the Trend of Earlier Springs & Later Winters

04/06/2016 06:52:00 AM

In 2016 we experienced the hottest month of February in recorded history and now satellite data suggests that this was followed by the hottest month of March ever. The heat in the Arctic is being described by scientists as "crazy". Europe is also suf > read more

Massive Demand for the Tesla 3

04/05/2016 11:28:00 AM

The recent launch of the Tesla 3 proves that there is strong demand for a reasonably priced EV. As of the end of March people could preorder the Tesla 3 and judging by the number of people who lined up the car is being well received. Tesla's newest o > read more

TransCanada's Keystone is Spewing Crude Adding Fuel to Pipeline Protests

04/05/2016 07:19:00 AM

The little brother of the canceled Keystone XL has sprung a leak giving fuel to those who are opposed fossil fuels pipelines including the Dakota Access and the Energy East. Calgary based TransCanada Corp., is the owner of the 30-inch Keystone l pipe > read more

Garland Has Green Cred and was Previously Lauded by the GOP

04/04/2016 08:45:00 AM

In the wake of the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia President Obama has nominated Merrick Garland for the vacant Supreme Court position. Garland is being opposed by the GOP even though he is a widely respected centrist. While Garland is anything bu > read more

Event - Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries

04/03/2016 20:19:00 PM

This event will take place on April 25-29, 2016 at the Exhibition Grounds Hall 27, C 66, in Hannover, Germany. This is Europe's largest trade fair platform for hydrogen, fuel cells and stationary batteries. More than 150 international exhibitors from > read more

Event - Next-Generation Energy Storage 2016

04/03/2016 13:52:00 PM

Knowledge Foundation's 6th Annual energy storage conference will start on Monday, April 18, 2016 and end on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. It will take place in San Diego Marriott La Jolla, San Diego, CA, United States. Breakthroughs in new battery chemi > read more

Event - IRENA Innovation Week: The Age of Renewable Power

04/03/2016 10:50:00 AM

This event will take place on May 10-13, 2016 in Bonn, Germany. Government and industry have agreed on the need for a clean energy revolution to keep climate change in check. But what technologies should we focus on? And what still hinders key techno > read more

Nuclear Power Combats Climate Change (Video)

04/02/2016 19:48:00 PM

Despite the public's mistrust, nuclear power may be our only hope to meet our demand for emissions free energy. Tragic accidents and well warranted fears about nuclear proliferation undermined the public's confidence. Just last week President Obama h > read more

Mobile Phones with the Lowest Environmental Impact

04/01/2016 08:00:00 AM

Mobile phones are ubiquitous and they are a central part of modern life, but they come with varying degrees of eco-friendliness. Collectively, the billions of phones in the world today have a massive environmental footprint. Manufacturers are respond > read more

Investments in Renewables are Eclipsing Fossil Fuels

03/31/2016 09:43:00 AM

We are moving away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. While the combination of new regulatory regimes, climate action and divestment signal the end of fossil fuels, investments in renewable energy are booming. Recent research confirms > read more

Renewables will Keep Growing Whether Oil Prices are Low or High

03/30/2016 16:07:00 PM

Regardless of whether oil prices are low or high we will continue to see massive increases in renewable energy which will ultimately help to make fossil fuels obsolete. Although low oil prices have historically hurt the growth of renewables, this app > read more

Market Forces are killing the Fossil Fuel Industry

03/30/2016 07:27:00 AM

A confluence of factors is providing some significant headwinds for the fossil fuel industry. Declining clean energy costs and low oil prices are driving investors away from fossil fuels and towards renewables.Private sector investments in clean ener > read more

Renewables Decoupled from the Price of Oil

03/29/2016 15:22:00 PM

Low oil prices are no longer holding back renewables, in fact they are proving to be a boon. Historically the price of oil has been tied to renewable energy. The higher the price of oil the more it benefited the growth of renewables. Conversely the l > read more

Despite the Oil Rally Expect Low Prices to Continue in 2016

03/29/2016 12:01:00 PM

Even though we have seen a recent uptick in oil prices the outlook in the short and medium term is anything but bullish. According to a number of energy pundits, there is little reason to believe that oil prices will keep their current value. First, > read more

Hybrid and Fully Electric Cars at the New York Auto Show

03/28/2016 08:04:00 AM

A number of greener cars are being showcased at the 2016 edition of the New York International Auto show. This year almost every automaker is highlighting their hybrid and electric vehicles. As explained by Honda Executive Vice President John Mendel > read more

Event - California Higher Education Sustainability Conference

03/27/2016 20:25:00 PM

This event will take place on June 27th- July 1st, 2016 at California State University, Fullerton. The California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC) highlights cutting-edge research, as well as case studies with proven successes in cu > read more

The Symbolism of Easter in the Age of the Anthropocene

03/27/2016 13:06:00 PM

The symbolism of Easter offers an opportunity to reflect deeply on the shift of consciousness required to extricate ourselves from the horrors of climate change and the tragic state of environmental degradation we have created. We need the kind of ph > read more

Event - Sustainable Brands San Diego

03/27/2016 10:57:00 AM

#SB16sd will take place on June 6-9, 2016 at the Paradise Point Spa and Resort in San Diego, California. As the demand for new products, services and business models that deliver purpose and profit continues to soar, brand leaders who are tapping int > read more

Event - Cleantech Revolution Tour (Berlin)

03/27/2016 06:57:00 AM

The first CleanTechnica Event that is part of the Cleantech Revolution Tour will take place on April 9th - 10th, 2016, in Berlin, Germany. This event will focus on Cleantech inspiration, education & empowerment. The Cleantech Revolution Tour, brought > read more

Our Forests are Being Decimated but they can be Reborn

03/26/2016 16:06:00 PM

Forest are a critical part of our efforts to protect biodiversity and manage global warming. In fact we cannot talk about addressing climate change without also talking about protecting forests.On March 21st 2016 we celebrated the sixth International > read more

Warmest Winter Ever and the Coming Climate Catastrophe

03/25/2016 17:47:00 PM

The oft repeated refrain that weather does not equal climate is giving way to the realization that when you string all these weather observations together a clear and irrefutable warming pattern emerges. In 2015 the hottest summer in recorded histor > read more

David Suzuki's Passion for Nature

03/24/2016 08:19:00 AM

Today, March 24, 2016, we celebrate the 80th birthday of the iconic Canadian environmentalist and elder Dr. David Suzuki. This internationally respected nature lover is considered by many to be the greatest living Canadian. He has been an academic, s > read more

Liberal Budget Delivers a Raft of Green Promises

03/23/2016 08:14:00 AM

The newly elected Liberals first budget makes good on their green campaign promises. The budget called "Growing the Middle Class," was released on March 22, it is intended to help make Canada "a champion of clean growth," and "make a speedy transiti > read more

Businesses Make Water Stewardship Pledges at a White House Summit

03/22/2016 18:01:00 PM

Water is essential to sustain life and it is also crucial to many business including some of the staples of our economy (eg: food, clothing, cars and mobile phones). At a White House Summit on World Water Day several businesses made ambitious pledge > read more

Ask the Canadian Government to Protect our Water Resources

03/22/2016 12:09:00 PM

In honor of David Suzuki's 80th birthday on March 24, Canadians are calling for more action to "protect, respect and fulfill our right to clean water." Canada has one-fifth of the Earth's fresh water, a quarter of its remaining wetlands and the world > read more

World Water Day 2016: Employment and Energy

03/22/2016 07:51:00 AM

Each year World Water Day is celebrated on March 22 and this year the focus is on jobs and by extension energy. The day is an opportunity to raise awareness and engage concrete actions related to responsible water stewardship. The first World Water D > read more

Forests Combat Climate Change and Benefit the Economy (Infographic)

03/21/2016 16:44:00 PM

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February Heat Smashes Records Prompting Scientists to Declare a Climate Emergency

03/21/2016 12:57:00 PM

While new heat records are commonplace, February 2016 is in a class of its own for having the largest ever average monthly departure from global norms in the history of temperature measurements. The global average temperature in February was 1.35 d > read more

Event - Compliance & Conduct Risk in Financial Services Forum

03/20/2016 12:22:00 PM

This event will take place on June 21 and 22, 2016 at the Crown Plaza in London, UK.This two day Conference is focused on Culture, Ethics and Integrity and it will bring together leadership from Compliance, Conduct Risk and European Regulators in a s > read more

Event - Fuel Cells Science and Technology 2016

03/20/2016 06:16:00 AM

This event will take place on April 13 and 14, 2016 at the Hilton Glasgow in Glasgow, UK. This event will have a good mix of industrial and academic delegates and presenters and an excellent balance between research and technology.Thousands of fuel c > read more

Earth Hour 2016: A Global Celebration and Call to Climate Action

03/19/2016 09:09:00 AM

Earth Hour will take place between 8:30 and 9:30 local time on Saturday March 19, 2016. This year Earth Hour celebrates its 10th anniversary and people in more than 170 countries and more than 7000 cities and towns are expected to participate.This an > read more

Auto Brands Hedge Against Reputational Risks by Building More EVs

03/18/2016 09:56:00 AM

Car companies know that they will come under increasing scrutiny and some forward looking auto brands realize that building more electric vehicles (EV's) may be the best defense. There are a number of automakers that are concerned allegations of chea > read more

Ireland Continues to Benefit from Being Green

03/17/2016 08:06:00 AM

In Ireland, green has many meanings. It can be seen as the color of their national symbol, a way of describing the government's environmentally responsible initiatives and the economic benefits the nation gleans from sustainability. Ireland's inves > read more

Why Obama's Decison to Shut Down Atlantic Oil and Gas Drilling Makes Sense

03/15/2016 22:43:00 PM

The Obama administration will not move forward with proposed oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic off the US East Coast. US secretary of the interior Sally Jewell made the announcement on March 15. The move to deny leases means that 104 million acre > read more

Climate Change Misinformation at the GOP's March 10 Primary Debate

03/14/2016 07:46:00 AM

The subject of climate change made a rare, albeit brief, appearance at the Republican presidential primary debate on Thursday March 10. The Florida debate comes just ahead of some important state primaries and caucuses that will be held next Tuesday > read more

Event - Green California Summit and Exposition

03/13/2016 21:39:00 PM

The Green Market Oracle is once again proud to be an Outreach Partner for the tenth annual Green California Summit and Exposition that will take place on April 21 - 22, 2016 at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, California. This is a tim > read more

Event - Sustainability at MIPIM 2016 (Video)

03/13/2016 16:53:00 PM

This event will be held in Cannes from 15 to 18 March, 2016. MIPIM (the world’s property market) is the largest gathering of real estate investors, developers, occupiers, architects, hotel groups, public authorities, city mayors and property associ > read more

Event - 19th Annual Transmission Summit 2016

03/13/2016 13:55:00 PM

This event will take place on March 29 - 31, 2016, at the Washington Marriott Georgetown, in Washington DC. UTILITIES, TRANSCOS, ISOs, AND REGULATORS MEET TO EXPLORE THE CHANGING DRIVERS FOR GRID DEVELOPMENT AND EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES, INCLUDING:Less > read more

Event - Local Solutions: Eastern Regional Climate Preparedness Conference

03/13/2016 09:36:00 AM

This event will take place in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on April 4-6, 2016. This capacity-building, “how to” conference, convened by Antioch University’s Center for Climate Preparedness & Community Resilience in partnership with the U.S. Envir > read more

Trump's Climate Ignorance Would be Laughable if the Implications weren't so Serious

03/12/2016 09:48:00 AM

Trump is likely to be the Republican nominee for President of the United States and at first glance this is hilarious, however if he were to elected it would be an unprecedented disaster for climate and the environment.It is surreal that the man who > read more

US and Canada Agree on Climate Action and Arctic Protections

03/11/2016 08:25:00 AM

US President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agreed on an ambitious climate action plan that includes efforts to protect the Arctic. The official visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White Hose set the stage > read more

Climate Related Excerpts from the March 9th Democratic Presidential Debate

03/10/2016 13:03:00 PM

Although immigration related concerns dominated, climate issues were a key part of the fourth one-on-one debate between democratic presidential hopefuls Hilary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. The March 9 debate in Miami, Florida was hosted by The Washing > read more

The Fossil Fuel Industry is Rotten to the Core

03/09/2016 17:50:00 PM

Exxon is not the only bad apple, the whole fossil fuel industry is rotten to the core. Exxon is a > read more

100 Inspirational Female Environmentalists

03/08/2016 20:05:00 PM

Here is a series of comprehensive lists of female environmentalists from well known environmental organizations and individuals. From activists to sustainability focused business women, this ethnically and geographically diverse group of women includ > read more

Remembering Berta on International Women's Day

03/08/2016 07:00:00 AM

On International Women's Day 2016 we mourn the loss of Berta Cáceres, a truly heroic environmental organizer. On March 3rd she was gunned down in her hometown of La Esperanza, Intibuca in Honduras. Her assassins are still at large and unlikely to ev > read more

Snowless Iditorod Draws Attention to Arctic Warming

03/07/2016 18:26:00 PM

Declining snowfall and warmer temperatures threaten the Iditarod and other sled dog races in Alaska. In recent years the absence of snow and balmy temperatures have made the iconic competition challenging for mushers and organizers alike. In recent y > read more

Environmental Differences Between Hillary and Bernie in the Flint Presidential Debate

03/07/2016 07:11:00 AM

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders faced off in a presidential primary debate at the University of Michigan in Flint, on March 6, 2016. During this substantive debate some salient differences emerged between the two remaining Democratic presidential > read more

Event - Environmental Leader 2016 Conference

03/06/2016 19:11:00 PM

This event will take place on June 21-23, 2016 at The Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center, in Denver, Colorado. This event is presented by Business Sector Media, LLC, Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Today. This Conference is all about current an > read more

Event - Responsible Business Summit Europe

03/06/2016 13:18:00 PM

This event will take place on June 7-8, 2016 at the Hilton Hotel, in London UK. This year's edition of the Responsible Business Summit is the most popular year to date. There has bee a 180 percent increase in attendance and 15 new CEOs. The summit's > read more

Coming to Terms with the Risks of Climate Change (Video)

03/05/2016 08:47:00 AM

We have not come to terms with the risks associated with climate change. These changes can be very sudden and altogether catastrophic. Accurately assessing risk when it comes to climate change is undeniably difficult. So it should come as no surprise > read more

Agreement on a Pan-Canadian Carbon Pricing Scheme

03/04/2016 07:13:00 AM

It looks as though Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals are moving forward with a national carbon pricing scheme albeit adapted to regional circumstances. On Thursday March 3, 2016, Trudeau announced that the federal government along with all ten > read more

Pope Francis' Homage to Wildlife

03/03/2016 11:32:00 AM

Early in December just ahead of the successful conclusion of the COP21 climate talks in Paris, Pope Francis hosted a moving photographic homage to wildlife. This show was part of a wider initiative by the pontiff to address environmental degradation > read more

Less Expensive EVs Will Drive a Transportation Revolution

03/02/2016 09:16:00 AM

Declining prices are hugely important to the widespread adoption of electric cars. Electric vehicles are known to reduce emissions and declining prices are bringing this technology within reach of the average consumer. Combustion engine vehicles are > read more

Climate Change is the Biggest Threat Facing the World in 2016

03/01/2016 11:53:00 AM

There are a number of threats facing the world today but the globe's biggest threat is not nuclear proliferation, ISIS, or the Zika virus, the biggest threat facing the world in 2016 is climate change. According to a poll of 750 experts conducted pri > read more

DiCaprio's Climate Focused Oscar Speech

02/29/2016 07:45:00 AM

After winning the Best Actor Oscar for the film The Revenant, Leonardo DiCaprio took advantage of the opportunity to make a powerful statement about the urgency of combating climate change. While some may question the efficacy of stars making the pit > read more

Event - Microgrid Markets Summit East

02/28/2016 12:48:00 PM

Infocast’s Microgrid Markets Summit East, March 16 – 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. Leading Utilities discuss microgrid adoption, integration and the grid of the future.Erik Limpaecher, Assistant Group Leader, MIT Lincoln Laboratory will perform a > read more

Event - 6th Defense Renewables Summit

02/28/2016 06:40:00 AM

This event will be held on March 15 & 16, 2016 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, in Arlington, Virginia. It is subtitled Meeting the DoD's 20 percent renewables goal and securing the nation's critical cyber and energy infrastructures. Leading Util > read more

Reflections on International Polar Bear Day (Videos)

02/27/2016 10:50:00 AM

February 27th is International Polar Bear Day, sadly this icon of the north is at risk of disappearing due to climate change. International Polar Bear Day is a time to raise awareness, it is also a time to reflect on what we must do to protect this m > read more

Energy Issues and Market Forces in 2016

02/26/2016 08:36:00 AM

Market forces may be the primary driver of energy shifts in 2016. The future of energy in the long term is clear, more efficiency and renewables and less fossil fuels. While we are already moving forward on all these fronts no one can predict exactly > read more

Event - Cost-effective Renewable Energy Generation in South East Europe: Consultative Workshop

02/21/2016 14:40:00 PM

This event will take place on March 3-4, 2016 in Vienna, Austria. IRENA, in collaboration with the Energy Community Secretariat, will organise a consultative workshop gathering governments, utilities, regulators, regional organisation and financial i > read more

Event - Solar Power PV Conference & Expo

02/21/2016 09:52:00 AM

PV America is now Solar Power PV Conference & Expo. This event will take place on February 24-25, 2016 at the Westin Boston Waterfront, in Boston, MA.Join over 1500 professionals to explore PV solar solutions. With a regional focus, PV Conference & E > read more

Oil Spill in Peru is a Life Threatening Emergency for Local Indigenous People (Video)

02/20/2016 09:51:00 AM

There is another fossil fuel tragedy taking place that is going largely unnoticed by the world. This one is taking place in Peru and like so many oil spills it does not get press attention despite its destructive human and ecological impact. It could > read more

Rising CO2 Emissions and Ongoing Heat Records Especially in the Arctic

02/19/2016 11:47:00 AM

We may have signed a global climate agreement at COP21 in Paris but global levels of atmospheric emissions keep climbing along with temperature records.The NOAA reports that we have passed 405 ppm of CO2 in the atmosphere this year. According to NASA > read more

Growing Climate Refugee Crisis in the US and Around the World

02/17/2016 07:33:00 AM

The refugee pouring out of Syria and Iraq has focused global attention on migrants however the unfolding human catastrophe will be dwarfed by the coming climate refugee crisis. The issue of climate refugees is an international problem that is already > read more

Justice Scalia's Death Bodes Well for the Clean Power Plan

02/15/2016 13:20:00 PM

The EPA's Clean Power Plan (CPP), the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate efforts was stayed by the US Supreme Court on February 9, however the death of Conservative justice Antonin Scalia just a few days layer breathes new life into th > read more

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