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December 11, 2013 EBRD Scraps Most Financing for Coal Power PlantsSource: Bloomberg
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will scrap most assistance for coal-fired power plants, joining the World Bank and the U.S. in a retreat from supporting the most polluting fossil fuel.
December 11, 2013 Over 100 organisations call on Government to back Fourth Carbon Budget
wwf.org.uk - ~ âGovernment must uphold the ambition of the Fourth Carbon Budget and show its support to a vital part of the UKâs economyâ says alliance ~ A wide alliance of over 100 organisations from across the...
December 11, 2013 U.S. Solar Gained 35% in Third Quarter Led by Big PlantsSource: Bloomberg
Developers installed 930 megawatts of photovoltaic solar capacity in the U.S. during the third quarter and are on pace to almost double that, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association.
December 11, 2013 Scandinavian-style sustainabilitySource: Sustainable Industries
From a window seat, the first glimpse of Denmark’s sustainability ambition waves at air travelers as they make their descent into Copenhagen’s airport. Middelgrunden, a row of 20 towering turbines audaciously anchored to a reef...
December 10, 2013 End of Mexico 75-Year Oil Monopoly Looms With Senate DealSource: Bloomberg
Mexico’s seven-decade state energy monopoly is one step closer to allowing private oil investment after Senate committees voted in principle to approve a bill that allows output sharing and licenses for outside companies.
December 10, 2013 Take Action: Phase Out Fossil Fuels at the World Bank
DAILY KOS - The Sierra Club is joining activists from around the world to call on the World Bank to free us from fossil fuels and the landscapes of extraction, hidden conflict, and increasingly frequent natural disasters...
December 10, 2013 Fracking and the environment: Cooling tensions out West - EditorialSource: Boston Globe
The emergence of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” as a major source of domestic oil and gas has often put energy companies and environmentalists at bitter odds. But two developments out West show that doesn’t always have to...
December 9, 2013 Focus on the facts – wind energy worksSource: Guardian
Simon Jenkins' article on wind turbines (We trash the landscape for the benefit of billionaires, 6 December) suggests a lack of knowledge on the subject. At various points in the article Jenkins claims that wind energy is not...
December 9, 2013 Worst-Case Scenario for Oil Sands Comes to Life, WikiLeak Docs ShowSource: The Grid
As environmentalists began ratcheting up pressure against Canada's tar sands three years ago, one of the world's biggest strategic consulting firms was tapped to help the North American oil industry figure out how to handle the...
Britain's unilateral carbon tax should be scrapped before it causes blackouts, pushes up household bills and makes the UK uncompetitive, ScottishPower argues. Keith Anderson, chief corporate officer, warns that the “carbon price...
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