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December 16, 2011

Full Cost of Coal $500 Billion/Year in U.S., Harvard Study Finds

Well, it doesn’t seem like Harvard Medical School will be getting any donations from the fossil fuel industry any time soon. A new study that is soon to be released and published in the Annals of the New York Academy of...[more]

Category: North America - News

November 30, 2011

Denmark: 100% reliant on renewable energy in 2050

The Danish Government’s plan "Our Energy" seeks to create green growth and help the country convert to 100 percent renewable energy use by 2050 The Danish Government presented today its plan for how the country can...[more]

Category: Europe - News

November 15, 2011

Wind Electricity To Be Fully Competitive With Natural Gas by 2016, Says Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Stephen Lacey of Climate Progress (link to: http://thinkprogress.org) writes: "From Justin Wu, lead wind analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, said: “The public perception of wind power tends to be that it is...[more]

Category: North America - News

November 10, 2011

World headed for irreversible climate change in five years, IEA warns

If fossil fuel infrastructure is not rapidly changed, the world will 'lose for ever' the chance to avoid dangerous climate change. The world is likely to build so many fossil-fuelled power stations, energy-guzzling...[more]

Category: Europe - News, North America - News

November 10, 2011

WWEC2011: 100 % renewable energy is possible worldwide with today's technologies

Stable frameworks are basic precondition for large scale investment in wind power in developing as well as in industrialized countries Cairo (WWEA) – During the second day of the 10th World Wind Energy Conference in Cairo, the...[more]

Category: Europe - News

October 17, 2011

The 2011 Green Flight Challenge

The 2011 Green Flight Challenge sponsored by Google marks an historic achievement in aviation—the first demonstration of practical, cross-country emission-free flight. CAFE Foundation Flight Test Center at Charles M. Schulz...[more]

Category: North America - News

October 12, 2011

Increased German renewables hits baseload power profits: study

Increased renewable power generation and the associated phenomenon of negative power prices on the German power exchange EEX is hitting the profitability of baseload power production and creating a greater need for more flexible...[more]

Category: Europe - News

October 7, 2011

Half a trillion dollars last year supporting fossil fuels

04 October 2011 Paris --- Governments and taxpayers spent about half a trillion dollars last year supporting the production and consumption of fossil fuels. Removing inefficient subsidies would raise national revenues...[more]

Category: Europe - News

September 29, 2011

WAVE - the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition!

In Fall 2011, WAVE - the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition--involved 20 teams from all over the world driving for 15 days from Paris to Prague with a special mission to promote electric mobility running on renewable energy. [more]

Category: Europe - News

September 28, 2011

First Solar Boat Expedition Around the Globe

Expedition around the globe On its round-the-globe expedition, the TÛRANOR PlanetSolar will pioneer the use of sustainable energy technology on water. It is different from anything that has happened in the field of mobility to...[more]

Category: Europe - News

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