Environmental and Energy

Environmental Energy: Explainer: The adoption, signing and ratification of the UN climate deal; Paris Climate Pact: Too Little, Too Late? Clinton’s Carbon Corruption: Why Hillary Won’t Say Yes to a Carbon Tax.

SummaryIn today's edition, a primer on the April 22 signature of the Paris climate agreement. Everyone rejoice but isn't the Paris climate pact too little, too late, especially in terms of sea-level rise? Finally, back on the campaign trail: The Village Voice tells us...

Environmental Energy: Nearly 150 Nations Plan To Attend Signing Ceremony For UN Climate Agreement; Calls for Shipping and Aviation to Do More to Cut Emissions; Fracking wells released over 5 billion pounds of methane in one year.

Summary In today's edition, nearly 150 nations plan to attend signing ceremony for UN climate agreement: The signing ceremony will take place on April 22 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Even though commercial aviation and ocean shipping are significant sources of...

Environmental Energy: Can game theory help solve the problem of climate change?; Oil industry knew of ‘serious’ climate concerns more than 45 years ago; Coal giant Peabody Energy files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

SummaryIn today's edition, learn how game theory could help solve the problem of climate change. And also, how oil industry knew of 'serious' climate concerns more than 45 years ago. Finally, it's official: Coal giant Peabody Energy files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy (in...

Environmental Energy: Why companies like Google and Walmart are buying so much wind power; Paris Climate Deal Seen Taking Effect Two Years Ahead of Plan; Obama’s rapid move to join the Paris climate agreement could tie up the next president.

SummaryIn today's edition, find out why companies like Google and Walmart are buying so much wind power, in the Power section. Also, good news: The global climate change agreement brokered in Paris will come into effect two years earlier than originally planned! And...

Environmental Energy: UN launches campaign to enlist women in boardrooms to take up climate issue; The world’s first fuel cell car sharing program launches in Germany; We’re running out of water, and the world’s powers are very worried; Over 80 Percent of Water Is Polluted in Tested China Wells.

Summary In today's edition, learn about the new UN initiative to enlist women in boardrooms to take up climate issue. Also, in the Clean tech section, the world's first fuel cell car sharing program launches in Germany. And, in the Water section, learn how secret...

Environmental Energy: U.S. and Canada Announce New Climate Measures; Duke Energy Ditching Its Coal Plants While Embracing Natural Gas And Renewables; Time Is Running Out to Battle Climate Change for Africa’s Food Supply.

SummaryIn today's edition, the U.S. and Canada will introduce new measures to reduce methane emissions. Duke Energy is showing the way, by ditching its coal plants while embracing natural gas and renewables  (in the Natural gas / coal section). And finally, time is...

Environmental Energy: Is the wind industry still a safe bet for investors?; Solar industry predicts ‘staggering’ growth this year; Feds propose safety rules to prevent shock in electric vehicles.

SummaryIn today's edition, some wonder (in the Power section) if the wind industry still a safe bet for investors. Also in the Power section, the solar industry predicts ‘staggering’ growth this year. Finally, in the Clean tech section, Feds propose safety rules to...

Environmental Energy: Barack Obama and Justin Trudeau to join forces on climate change; EDF turmoil exposes Britain’s reliance on Hinkley nuclear plan; Highest ever annual rise in carbon dioxide levels recorded.

Summary In today's edition, Barack Obama and Justin Trudeau to join forces on climate change. Why? Because one wants to get all sorts of things done right off the bat and the other is thinking about the legacy he is going to leave in his last year in office. In this...

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