Environmental/Energy

Environmental Energy: Business To Be Key Driver Of Global Climate Action, Reports CDP; India gets $1 billion loan from World Bank for solar mission; Americans’ taste for Mexican beer sucking up water supply, mayor says.

Summary In this last edition of Environmental Energy in this format, a new report has concluded that business will be in a position by 2030 to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 3.7 billion metric tons, and be a key driver of global climate action. Also, in the Power...

Environmental Energy: US, Canada, Mexico detail continent-wide clean energy plan; Cameron urged to ratify climate deal before quitting as PM; Elon Musk’s dream of a post-carbon solar-powered future.

Summary In today's edition, one of our last in this format, find out the details of the US, Canada, Mexico continent-wide clean energy plan. Also, Brexit or no Brexit, UK prime minister Cameron is urged to ratify climate deal before quitting. Finally, in the Power...

Environmental Energy: EU out vote puts UK commitment to Paris climate agreement in doubt; Democrats adopt climate change science investigation in platform; Rt. 66 gets test run of solar road.

SummaryIn today's edition, more on the potential fall out of the Brexit yes vote: EU out vote puts UK commitment to Paris climate agreement in doubt. Also, Democrats adopt climate change science investigation in their platform. Finally, Rt. 66 gets test run of solar...

Environmental Energy: Why an E.U. without Britain is bad news for the fight against climate change; Solar Power to Grow Sixfold as Sun Becoming Cheapest Resource; China Signals Coal-Capacity Cut Equal to 7.5% of Output in 2015.

SummaryIn today's edition, learn why an E.U. without Britain is bad news for the fight against climate change, and also, how solar power is to grow sixfold as sun is becoming the cheapest resource. Finally, in the Natural gas / coal section, learn  why China says it’s...

Environmental Energy: Why the GOP is trying to stop the Pentagon’s climate plan; Business & Climate Summit Will Accelerate The Change Companies Helped Shape in Paris; Dutch prototype clean-up boom brings Pacific plastics solution a step closer.

SummaryIn today's edition, find out why the GOP is trying to stop the Pentagon's climate plan. Also, find out how the business community played a crucial role in securing the historic Paris Agreement, by convincing negotiators and governments that if they were...

Environmental Energy: The Benefits and Drawbacks of Tesla’s Plan to Acquire SolarCity; German government agrees to ban fracking indefinitely; Obama Fracking Rules Are Struck Down by Court.

SummaryIn today's edition, learn about the benefits and drawbacks of Tesla’s plan to acquire SolarCity, in the Power section. Also, while the German government agrees to ban fracking indefinitely, the Obama Fracking Rules Are Struck Down by Court (in the Natural gas /...

Environmental Energy: The Paris climate agreement needs coordinated carbon prices to be successful; Nissan develops e-bio fuel cells for 2020; One Way to Solve Fracking’s Water Problem: Don’t Use Water.

SummaryIn today's edition, the Paris climate agreement needs coordinated carbon prices to be successful, an expert says. Also, in the Clean tech section, Nissan develops e-bio fuel cells for 2020. And in the Water section, learn how to solve fracking’s water problem:...

Environmental Energy: Siemens, Gamesa to form biggest wind power firm; Why Cox Is Investing $25 Million in Cleantech Companies and How to Get in on the Action; China’s plan to cut meat consumption by 50% cheered by climate campaigners.

SummaryNow that we are back, you will find, in today's edition, some news about Siemens and Gamesa, which are to form biggest wind power firm. Also, find out why Cox is investing $25 Million in Cleantech Companies. Finally, in the Carbon section, find out...

Environmental Energy: Donald Trump once backed urgent climate action. Wait, what? Norway’s plans to be climate-neutral brought forward twenty years to 2030; OECD: Air pollution to cost economies $2.6tn a year by 2060.

Summary In today's edition, crazy but true: Donald Trump once backed urgent climate action. Also, the Norwegian parliament has agreed to bring the goal of becoming climate neutral forward from 2050 to 2030. And it also announced a complete ban on deforestation, making...

Environmental Energy: US, India pushing to ratify climate deal this year; UK solar eclipses coal power over month for first time; GE Ventures plugs into storage opportunity with stake in Sonnen.

SummaryIn today's edition, US, India on board with climate deal: President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that both countries will look to formally enter the Paris climate deal this year, a major step toward the pact taking effect...

Environmental Energy: China Prods U.S. to Do More on Climate Change for Poorer Nations; How Obama Is ‘Trump-Proofing’ His Climate Pact; Should lawyers be ethically obligated to protect the environment?

SummaryIn today's edition, China prods the U.S. to do more on climate change for poorer nations. Also, learn how President Obama is ‘Trump-proofing’ his climate pact. Finally, ask yourself the question: Should lawyers be ethically obligated to protect the environment?...

Environmental Energy: Elon Musk: ‘We need a revolt against the fossil fuel industry’; How to talk about climate change so people will act; Majority of Trump Voters Believe in Climate Change.

SummaryIn today's edition, Elon Musk leads the charge against the fossil fuel industry. Also, learn how to talk about climate change so people will act. And finally, an interesting piece of news: a majority of Trump voters believe in climate change. Quote of the...

Environmental Energy: Climate change is corroding our values, says Naomi Klein; Hellish Heat Could Spark ‘Climate Exodus’ In Africa And Middle East; Donald Trump’s election would derail Paris climate deal, warns its architect.

SummaryIn today's edition, things we know but that are still good to drive home again. For example, climate change is corroding our values, says Naomi Klein, while  heat waves and droughts could spark ‘climate exodus’ in Africa and the Middle East. Same thing with...

Environmental Energy: Number of investors ignoring climate risk rose last year; Climate Activists Debate Over Tactics: Keep it in the ground versus carbon pricing; Trump’s Border Wall Would Be Bad for the Environment.

SummaryIn today's edition, the number of large investors who completely ignore climate change risks in their financial decisions rose last year, according to a new ranking of the top 500 funds. Some 247 out of the 500 show no evidence whatsoever of even acknowledging...

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