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Climate Change Isn't the End of the World

David R. Henderson, John H. Cochrane Climate change is often misunderstood as a package deal: If global warming is “real,” both sides of the debate seem o assume, the climate lobby’s policy agenda follows inexorably. It does not. Climate...Show More Summary

In the Fight between Rick Perry and Climate Scientists --He's Winning

Ross McKitrick Policy makers and the public need to understand the extent to which major scientific institutions like the American Meteorological Society have become biased and politicized on the climate issue. Convincing them of this...Show More Summary

Clean Power Plan Still In Limbo After Appeals Court Ruling

While the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has decided to put off making a decision about the Clean Power Plan for two more months, it has signaled that its patience is wearing thin. The post Clean Power Plan Still In Limbo After Appeals Court Ruling appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Packing for Mars? Don’t forget the nuclear reactor.

Did you see the movie The Martian? The hero, Mark Watney, an astronaut given up for dead by NASA, uses a radioisotope thermoelectric generator (RTG), a sort-of "space battery," to keep warm during his trek across Mars. The movie is science...Show More Summary

The plight of the light sweet crude barrel: Fuel for Thought

The word ‘glut’ is one of the more overused words in news stories to describe the global oil markets, but in the case of light sweet crude the moniker is true—much to the chagrin of OPEC. This oversupply has persisted for over threeShow More Summary

Al Gore Talks With Bill Maher

”We can still avoid the worst consequences if we act boldly now.” (And the bold action is building New Energy.) From Real Time with Bill Maher via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElemShow More Summary

The U.S. Celebrates Its First National Wind Week

It’s a week to think wind - but what week isn't? From U.S. Dept of Energy via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

Wind Is Just Beginning To Show Its Power

Wind is big but it can get bigger -- big enough to be a Champ in the climate fight. From U.S. Dept of Energy via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

We Don’t Always Write about Cows, but When We Do…

Reflections from Jen… When I found myself searching cow images (and mulling dairy puns) for the third time in the span of two weeks, I had to stop to think. In all my years writing for Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Today, I’m not sure I ever wrote about dairy... Show More Summary

CVS Focuses on the Usual Suspects (Can You Guess the 3 Biggies?)

CVS Health, one of CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens in 2016, has joined the dozens of companies that have pledged to reduce product packaging waste by joining the Sustainable Packaging Coalition. The drugstore and pharmacy company says that its expanding environmental footprint – with thousands of retail pharmacies and... Show More Summary

Companies Targeting Environmental Goals Get Fat Investments from Millennials

Sustainable behavior in the consumer space and a younger generation of investors that believes their investment decisions can make an impact are driving an interest in sustainable investing – that is, investing in companies targeting social or environmental goals – according to a new report from Morgan Stanley. Show More Summary

Five Countries Leading The Climate Fight

These 5 Countries Are Killing It in the Battle Against Climate Change Raya Bidshahri, August 7, 2017 (Singularity Hub) “When it comes to climate change, government leaders and politicians must begin to think beyond their term limits and lifetimes. Show More Summary

Global Wind Spend To Soar

WindEconomics: Reports put wind share at 7-30% by 2035-40 31 July 2017 (Windpower Monthly via Global Wind Energy Council) “…[The Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) New Energy Outlook 2017 suggested $3,300 billion would be spent on investments in wind energy between now and 2040. Show More Summary

Pakistan’s Global View On Solar

Tracking the clean energy revolution Farzana Yasmin, August 11, 2017 (Daily Pakistan) “The global energy scenario has undergone revolutionary changes. The countries which have been major contributors in the world’s carbon dioxide emission...Show More Summary

Denmark Trial Proves EVs Can Support The Grid

Parked Electric Cars Earn $1,530 From Europe's Power Grids Jess Shankelman, August 11, 2017 (Climate Changed via Bloomberg News) “….[In trials by Nissan and Enel, electric] car owners are earning as much as $1,530 a year just by parking...Show More Summary

Still Struggling to Weigh Sustainability Efforts? You’re Not Alone

If you’re still struggling to find the best way to measure the results of your environmental management efforts, you can take comfort in the fact that you’re not the only one. In fact, a staggering 46% of companies that responded to Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Trends survey said they’re not... Show More Summary

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