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14/4/2014
A transition to a sustainable economy requires not only population stabilization, breakthroughs in resource productivity and checks on material consumption, but also constraints on aggregate investment. Built into the DNA of finance is the goal ...   
14/4/2014
We hear a lot about climate change, especially now that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recently published another report. At the same time, oil is reaching limits, and this has an effect as well. How do the two issues ...   
30/12/2013
Seven billion people and growing. A quarter of them living in poverty. Unsustainable -- and unequal -- resource use. Landscapes vanishing, along with their nonhuman inhabitants. Global warming upending natural systems. These are tough times on ...   
27/11/2013
As UN climate negotiations rumbled on in Warsaw, big business came together with conservation groups in Edinburgh last week at the inaugural World Forum on Natural Capital to put a price on nature. The idea goes back to the Rio+20 ...   
31/10/2013
The world is on the brink of the "largest bubble ever" in finance, because of the undisclosed value of high-carbon assets on companies' balance sheets, and investment managers who fail to take account of the risks are failing in their fiduciary ...   
9/6/2013
- The Climate Change Fund set up in November in Mexico faces enormous challenges such as the enforcement of anti-corruption standards, which make it unlikely that concrete actions will begin this year, according to civil society ...   
1/3/2013
Nature underpins global wealth creation. The renewable flow of goods and services provided by the earth's ecosystems buttress our economy and yield benefits for business. But this stock of ecosystems -- also known as "natural capital' -- is ...   
11/2/2013
Wind power expanded by almost 20% in 2012 around the world to reach a new peak of 282 gigawatts (GW) of total installed capacity. Of the 45GW of new wind turbines that arrived in 2012, China and the US led the way with 13GW each, while Germany, ...   
28/1/2013
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6/12/2012
Superstorm Sandy. Massive droughts. Devastating tornadoes. Horrific wildfires. The United States has certainly seen the dramatic weather-related effects of climate change in 2012, and every American has in some way been negatively impacted. ...   
23/10/2012
This election season it's unusual for candidates in any race to talk about clean energy as a solution to the jobs crisis let alone the climate crisis. The Washington state governor's race gets about as close as any to talking about the ...   
16/10/2012
UK green and ethical funds are worth nearly £11bn and are on track to return to record investment levels, according to new figures released to mark the start of National Ethical Investment Week. Not-for-profit sustainable investment body ...   
24/9/2012
President Obama told the Democratic Convention on September 6th 2012: '...climate change is not a hoax. More droughts and floods and wildfires are not a joke. They're a threat to our children's future. And in this election, you can do something ...   
31/8/2012
Bangladesh's prospect to turn its vast dark areas with sunlight has been bright by meeting its future power demand as solar panel installation is becoming gradually affordable with the development of business models, experts said. Thanks ...   
13/8/2012
The United States has won the lottery on natural gas. According to the most recent estimates by the Energy Information Administration, the U.S. has some 2.2 trillion cubic feet of technically recoverable natural gas -- enough to satisfy all of ...   
17/5/2012
Over a beer or two, Danes like to tell a story that goes like this: One night the energy ministers of the countries around the North Sea got together to divide up its oil and gas wealth. The Danish minister got very drunk, but the Norwegian ...   
23/3/2012
IRA FLATOW, HOST: This is SCIENCE FRIDAY. I'm Ira Flatow. When you fill up, is it regular, premium or high-voltage? When you bought your electric car or hybrid, people laughed at you as a tree-hugger, didn't they? But with the price of ...   
6/12/2011
Struggling solar manufacturers will likely be driven into mergers with rivals to survive a sector squeeze, a trend that could draw major Asian conglomerates deeper into the renewable energy sector. Solar makers have seen their profit ...   
1/12/2011
Caribbean farmers are struggling to maintain production of key crops, including bananas and vegetables, in the face of more extreme weather, which could leave the region short of food and the foreign exchange earnings needed to pay for rising ...   
15/11/2011
Wind-turbine makers have seen profit margins wiped out, and the potential end of tax credits in the U.S. will see its “boom-and-bust” market persist, Suzlon Energy Ltd. (SUEL) Chairman Tulsi Tanti said today. “Today everyone is selling ...   
28/9/2011
The prediction comes in a report which shows that the country's carbon footprint is expanding far faster than predicted. A combination of an infrastructure building spree and the ramping up of carbon-intensive industries after the 2008 ...   
26/9/2011
Uwe T. Schmidt, chief executive of Solar Trust, says he is a fan of the Energy Department’s loan-guarantee program. He met with Energy Secretary Steven Chu and the program’s director, Jonathan Silver, when his company was seeking support for a ...   
19/9/2011
A major expansion of renewable energy could create millions of jobs worldwide, stir economic growth in heavily indebted countries and help fight climate change at the same time, an American adviser to the German leader Angela Merkel said on ...   
25/7/2011
More than 2 ½ years have passed since President Barack Obama took office -- a sufficient length of time to assess what he has accomplished, or at least started to accomplish. To gauge his record on the environment, Yale Environment 360 asked a ...   
5/7/2011
Avoiding the coming catastrophic nexus of climate change, food, water and energy shortages, along with worsening poverty, requires a global technological overhaul involving investments of 1.9 trillion dollars each year for the next 40 years, said ...   

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