Out of Time on Climate Change, Scientists Warn

Out of Time on Climate Change, Scientists Warn

The latest research shows the world literally has 3 years to make aggressive progress on bringing emissions down.

 




Policy & Trends

Climate Denial Is Now US Policy

Climate Denial Is Now US Policy

Trump’s move to cleanse the US of climate regulations not only ignores the “energy boom”




Auto Industry Gets Fuel Economy Bailout, While Oil Industry Goes After Electric Cars

Auto Industry Gets Fuel Economy Bailout, While Oil Industry Goes After Electric Cars

Everyone benefits from vehicles that use less gas, the single biggest energy efficiency policy of




War on Regulations Takes Off

War on Regulations Takes Off

The Senate is about to vote on 3 bills to carry out the “war on





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Climate Change

Out of Time on Climate Change, Scientists Warn

Out of Time on Climate Change, Scientists Warn

The latest research shows the world literally has 3 years to make aggressive progress on




Trump’s Backward Stance on Climate Ignites Cities, States

Trump’s Backward Stance on Climate Ignites Cities, States

The silver lining beneath Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement is that we’re seeing




ReWilding the Arctic, Solar Geoengineering Among Last Ditch Options for Climate Change

ReWilding the Arctic, Solar Geoengineering Among Last Ditch Options for Climate Change

Harvard scientists will soon shoot frozen water into Earth’s stratosphere in geoengineering research, while another





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Renewable Energy & Efficiency

Trump’s Backward Stance on Climate Ignites Cities, States

Trump’s Backward Stance on Climate Ignites Cities, States

The silver lining beneath Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement is that we’re seeing




It’s a First: Solar, Wind Supplies 10% of US Electricity

It’s a First: Solar, Wind Supplies 10% of US Electricity

For the past few months, 10% of US electricity came from wind and solar, and




Countries On Track to Double Clean Energy Research, Except US

Countries On Track to Double Clean Energy Research, Except US

Countries confirmed they are on track to double clean energy research spending as they agreed





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Green Building

Green Buildings Propel 2 Million Jobs

Green Buildings Propel 2 Million Jobs

Green building is a well-established trend and a potent job creator, but Trump’s Chicago skyscraper




Green Buildings In Developing Countries, Significant for Climate Change

Green Buildings In Developing Countries, Significant for Climate Change

Advanced building codes in developing countries can be implemented quickly, preventing decades of much higher




Successful Better Buildings Challenge Expands to 4.2 Billion Square Feet

Successful Better Buildings Challenge Expands to 4.2 Billion Square Feet

Launched in 2011 by President Obama, 34,000 buildings are now partners in making buildings 20%





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Organic Food & Agriculture

Beyond Lead, Water Contamination Widespread in the US

Beyond Lead, Water Contamination Widespread in the US

Any river or stream that winds through farm country suffers pollution to the point of




Senate Votes Down GMO DARK Act! What a Surprise

Senate Votes Down GMO DARK Act! What a Surprise

The votes just weren’t there to pass this egregious bill.




How Can 9 Billion People Get Protein Without Destroying the Environment?

How Can 9 Billion People Get Protein Without Destroying the Environment?

NGOs and corporations have come together under The Protein Challenge 2040.





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New Green Technologies

Carbon XPRIZE Challenges Researchers to Reimagine Carbon

Carbon XPRIZE Challenges Researchers to Reimagine Carbon

The $20 million prize will accelerate research that converts carbon emissions into products, from raw




Greenwave Wins 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Greenwave Wins 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

GreenWave is developing the world’s first ecologically sustainable ocean farms.




Check Out General Electric's New Energy Business

Check Out General Electric's New Energy Business

Current rolls up GE’s LED lighting, renewable energy generation, and energy storage businesses into one





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Corporate Sustainability

Apple Opens Solar Spaceship Headquarters in April, Amazon Also Expands Renewables

Apple Opens Solar Spaceship Headquarters in April, Amazon Also Expands Renewables

When employees start moving into Apple Park in April, they will be treated to one




Corporations Challenge Utilities to Ramp Up Renewable Energy

Corporations Challenge Utilities to Ramp Up Renewable Energy

The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance wants utilities to add 60 GW by 2025.




SUNY Buffalo Leads Universities on Using Renewable Energy

SUNY Buffalo Leads Universities on Using Renewable Energy

And other highlights from our most sustainable colleges and universities.





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Transportation

Auto Industry Gets Fuel Economy Bailout, While Oil Industry Goes After Electric Cars

Auto Industry Gets Fuel Economy Bailout, While Oil Industry Goes After Electric Cars

Everyone benefits from vehicles that use less gas, the single biggest energy efficiency policy of




2016 Has Been A Great Year for Electric Cars

2016 Has Been A Great Year for Electric Cars

By the end of this year 2.1 million plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) will be on




Tesla Raises $1.7 Billion For Model 3

Tesla Raises $1.7 Billion For Model 3

After receiving 375,000 pre-orders, got to ramp up production!





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Fossil Fuels

Maryland Bans Fracking, As Activists Fight 9000 Miles of New Pipelines

Maryland Bans Fracking, As Activists Fight 9000 Miles of New Pipelines

Maryland is the third state to ban fracking, but that’s completely separate from the threat




8 Oil Companies Rival United States on Carbon Emissions

8 Oil Companies Rival United States on Carbon Emissions

Eight of the world’s biggest oil companies emit as much carbon dioxide as the entire




US Emissions Down to 1994 Levels

US Emissions Down to 1994 Levels

US emissions are down and the biggest coal plant in the West will close. Hopefully,





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Natural Resources & Wildlife

World Comes Together To Protect Antarctic Wildlife

World Comes Together To Protect Antarctic Wildlife

In a wonderful surprise after years of haggling, 24 countries and the EU created the




Great News!! President Obama Keeps Maine WILD

Great News!! President Obama Keeps Maine WILD

Obama created the Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument today.




Norway Pledges to Buy Only Zero Deforestation Products

Norway Pledges to Buy Only Zero Deforestation Products

Norway’s government is the first to make this pledge, and while many corporations have, they





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