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Progress in Alternative Power, From National to Global Views

Green Home Blog

Or, as the International Energy Agency (IEA) puts it: “An increased level of systems thinking is needed to integrate the broad range of individual.

Show Wrap-Up: GreenBuild 2009

Green Life Smart Life

Gore pointed out that right now, in 2009, we have all the tools we need to solve the climate crisis.  So the question isn’t how but when and who.  I spent most of the speech wondering where this vibrant, inspirational man was during the 2000 election. Highlights: Opening Plenary Celebration. Kudos on good taste! But anyway.

Bottled Water Uses Much More Energy Than Tap

Green Earth Journey

Similarly, bottled water that requires long-distance transport is far more energy-intensive than bottled water produced and distributed locally.

Now Morocco is Looking for Bids for 850 MW of Wind

Green Prophet

Currently, Morocco has 280 MW of wind energy. Global Clean Energy Brokers Meet at Abu Dhabi Emergy Summit This Month. billion).

USDA Census Finds Renewable Energy Growing On U.S. Farms

Eco Friendly Daily

Renewable energy business practices are growing in popularity in many countries around the world, including the United States. was $2,406.

China helped wind power climb to new record levels in 2011

Green Blog

Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity-generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts.

Renewable Energy Technologies - Too Little - Too Slow

Green (Living) Review

By 2009 it was just 6.7 The current Energy Secretary, Chris Huhne, said his department was determined to remedy the situation. per cent.

Safety Report: Swedish nuclear reactors have major security issues, needs to be shut down immediately

Green Blog

In doing so the parliament voted against a referendum from 1980 where Sweden said no to new nuclear energy. And now energy companies and politicians alike are talking about extending the service life of these already old reactors for as long as up to 60 years. Today there are currently three active nuclear power plants in Sweden.

Climate Action: What Will it Take to Avert Disastrous Climate Change?

The Green Changemakers

percent a year since 2000, faster than the worst-case scenario predicted by the Nobel Prize-winning IPCC [ 4 ]. ScienceDaily, October 9, 2009.

With a week left to file, did you remember your energy tax credits?

Green Life Smart Life

I finished my takes last week, and all told we are receiving more than $38,000 in tax credits both federal and state from the installation of geothermal system and other ENERGY STAR products in our home in 2009. The ENERGY STAR website also provides great information about Federal rebates. Rhode Island Tax Credits.

"Half-Farmer and Half-X" to Create Rich Relationship between Community and People

The Green Changemakers

In other words, each of us take a break and restore our energy to fulfill our mission on the way to the summits, each of our goals.

YES! Earth Charter Curricular Module

The Green Changemakers

Bringing Biodiesel from Colorado to Colombia University students and a community in Colombia develop a new source of energy and local jobs.

Why Is The World Bank Failing On Energy Poverty?

Sierra Club Compass

World Bank energy investments are categorically failing to end energy poverty. That source of energy?

Fostering a culture of peace through education

The Green Changemakers

This year, 2000, has been declared by the United Nations the International Year for the Culture of Peace and it is the first year in the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World. It is not about what you need to know for the test or memorise to please the teacher. Is there peace in my life?

Live & Learn - Environmental Education and Community Development

The Green Changemakers

Green Schools Manual , Fiji 2000 (PDF 2.1MB) Green Schools Fiji Teachers' Manual: Education for a Sustainable Environment Green Schools Guide , Fiji 2000 (PDF 160K). To promote increased quality and innovation of teaching and learning in formal and community education. These processes can be captured and tested in different contexts.

Asian Americans’ Green Values

Sightline Daily

The fact is that Asian Americans have largely been overlooked when it comes to national polling on energy and climate change. Only 12.2

12 Uber Simple Steps to Green Your Life in 2012

Green Prophet

Recycling programs exist in cities and towns across the United States, helping to save energy and protect the environment. image via maliny.

Protecting Marine Biodiversity with ‘New’ Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

These debates need to be set aside and the energy of the conservation community needs to be focused on what will work best to protect biodiversity.

Q&A with Andy Revkin: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

He was a staff reporter at The Times from 1995 to 2009. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek. Why put it into song? Exxon pumps the oil.

Free energy under our feet, all you need is water.

Eco Friendly Daily

The optimum way of accessing this energy at the moment is Hot Dry Rock (HDR) or Hot Fractured Rock (HFR) technology. Alternative Energy

Crikey! Australia elects climate change skeptic Tony Abbott

Green Blog

In 2009, Abbott said that “the argument [behind climate change] is absolute crap.” Since then his climate denialism has softened up a bit.

Dishonest Australian Labor Government carbon price plan for climate change inaction

Green Blog

The pathway to a clean energy future ” (.pdf) billion” (see Australian Government, Department of Energy , Resources and Tourism, “ Australian liquefied natural gas ”, 2010). What if the key actors in climate change are … cows, pigs and chickens? ”, World Watch, November/December 2009). Background. Bangladesh), 0.9 Pakistan), 2.2

Climate Racism, Climate Injustice & Copenhagen Greenhouse Gas Reduction Proposals

Green Blog

Below is a quantitative analysis of “annual per capita greenhouse gas pollution by 2020” inherent in the major Greenhouse Gas reduction proposals put forward at the December 2009 Copenhagen Climate Change Conference. 2000), 19 (2005), 20.0 2000), 15.6 2000), 16.0 Developed country GHG emissions (Gt CO2-e): 15.0 1990), 16.5

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

In 2009 the German Advisory Council on Climate Change (WBGU) determined that for a 75% chance of avoiding a 2 degree C temperature rise, the World must pollute less than 600 Gt CO2 between 2010 and essentially zero emissions in 2050. tonnes CO2- per person per year in 2000 = 2.8 years left, based on the 2000 data. years. years).

Australian PM Julia Gillard’s appalling record of climate change inaction

Green Blog

The biggest and most outrageous untruth of Gillard Labor is that it is “tackling climate change” for a “clean energy future”, as systematically set out below. 1. times bigger than that in 2000 rather than 5% smaller. 3. Australia is a world leader in annual per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution.

Australia’s outrageously deficient carbon tax entrenches climate change inaction

Green Blog

Australia’s Domestic greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution including land use in Mt (million tonnes) CO2-e (CO2-equivalent) was 465 Mt CO2-e in 2000 but reached 600 Mt CO2-e in 2009. Thus Australia’s Domestic plus Exported GHG pollution was 1,415 Mt CO2-e in 2009. An Energy Security Fund will provide $5.5 million people = 27.4

AERE Workshops: 1985-2009

Environmental Economics

2000, Effectiveness of Resource and Environmental Regulation -- San Diego, California. 2009, Energy and the Environment -- Washington, DC.

Dude, Where Are My Cars?

Sightline Daily

million since 2009 for a bridge that was supposed to pay itself off in 30 years," according to the Maple Ridge Times. Washington highways : From 1983 through 2000, total vehicle travel in the state had typically increased in the range of 2.5 to 6.5 As a result, traffic volumes on state highways were lower in 2009 than in 2002.

Consumed with Consumption

Sightline Daily

Oregon pollster Tom Bowerman has set out to change that. And he’s not messing around. Bowerman et al. These numbers jibe with national data.

CMD Special Report: ALEC's Gun Agenda Flourished with Koch.

PR Watch

In 2000, ALEC adopted the "Defense of Free Market and Public Safety Resolution," as a national template for states across the country. Podcasts.

Building Better Buses

Eco Friendly Daily

But all of these options mean high energy needs and emissions at some point in the system. Hydrogen fuel cell buses have electric motors.

Charged Up with Energizer's Recharge Smart Charger

The Green Samaritan

Green 2009 2010 People Products More >> From The Recycle Bin 2010 TGS Year in Review Recent Posts How Do You Recycle? Thanks!

ICLEI Case Studies - Locally-based projects that support sustainability

The Green Changemakers

Tags: Environment Water Project Sustainable-development Poverty Energy Urban Local

Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

The Green Changemakers

Increasing access to energy is critical to ensuring socioeconomic development in the world's poorest countries. 2009) [12] Carr, A.

Why we must stop coal to gas transition and fracking

Green Blog

Thus gas is not “clean” as asserted by pro-gas lobbyists and politicians and is in fact a dirty source of energy. tonnes CO2-e/MWh) are roughly twice as efficient in producing energy as brown coal-burning power stations (1.21-1.53 2009: 600 (Domestic) + 784 (coal exports) + 31 (LNG exports) = 1,415 (total). Summary.


Green (Living) Review

Earth Hour, sponsored by MORE TH>N, takes place at 8:30pm on Saturday 31st March and inspires people to reduce their energy demand. KYOCERA is challenging British businesses large and small to minimise waste and improve their energy efficiency by making just a few small changes. Ranked no.

Nation Calls For New Approach To Affordable, Attainable Housing

Green (Living) Review

Builders of Hope also installs double-pane windows, new roofs and improves insulation to increase energy efficiency. In addition, in 2009, 19.4

Going Green: 12 Simple Steps for 2012

The Green Changemakers

The United Nations has designated 2012 as the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All. Broadening access to sustainable energy is essential to solving many of the world’s challenges, including food production, security, and poverty. In 2009, San Francisco became the first U.S. Life-style Energy Green

Traffic Declines in Washington Counties

Sightline Daily

And the per capita demand for vehicle travel fell by about 8% statewide between 2000 and 2009. Here are some numbers since 2000 for the largest urban counties in Washington: TABLE 1. Skip to content. And I also did my best to adjust for a methodology change that the state DOT made in 2004 to measure traffic more accurately.

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

Key findings and recommendations Climate change: The European Union has made progress in cutting emissions and expanding renewable energy.