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million tonnes of CO2 per annum by 2020. This is the equivalent CO2 that over a million trees would absorb across their lifetime.

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Information Technology Could Rival Aviation in CO2 Emissions

Eco Friendly Daily

By 2020, we might have nearly 4 billion devices. Information technology has a significant role to play in tapping climate change.”.

"Estimating The Social Cost Of Carbon: Robert Pindyck’s Critique"

Environmental Economics

government’s new consensus estimate of the social cost of carbon (SCC) —around $43 per ton CO2 from a 2020 baseline—has met with some approval in academic and other circles ( as we discussed yesterday ). Joel Darmstadter and Alan J. Krupnick at Common Resources : The U.S. Very little”. Quite the contrary.” Hardly a condemnation of the SCC!

4 US States Have Lowered Greenhouse Gas Emissions Below 1990 Levels

Green Living Ideas

Four Northeastern states: Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts and New York emitted less carbon dioxide from fossil fuel consumption in 2007 than they did in 1990, according to energy information data compiled in a study by Environment America.

So You Think You Might Like Home-Based Geothermal Energy?

Green Home Blog

As one informative web site notes, geothermal’s power source never varies – at least on the human scale of plus or minus 75 years.

When Can Sustainability Drive Business Growth?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Dow aims to apply this decisions process to all of its R&D, capital, and real estate projects by 2020. Related Articles. By Jen Molnar.

Effective Communications for Conservation Action

Nature Conservancy - Science

When decision makers have the right information, they’ll make the right decision. A manta ray in The Philippines. By Justine E.

The Bright Future Ahead for Electric Vehicles, in 4 Charts

Mother Jones

Ultimately, EVs could become less expensive than internal-combustion vehicles between 2020 and 2030, according to BNEF.

Emerald Edge: Old Growth Forest Injects New Life into Conservation

Conservancy Talk

At The Nature Conservancy, we are aiming to help conserve more land by 2020 than we have over our entire history. The land here is wild.

Climate Change in the Arab World – a New Blog

Green Prophet

Gaza in particular is hard hit and researchers estimate that has soon as 2020, it will be unlivable !

Luxor’s 160 kW solar energy plants would make sun god Ra proud

Green Prophet

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that about 300,000 people in Egypt lack access to electricity. Time to salute the sun.

Scaling up Conservation: Replication or Coordination?

Nature Conservancy - Science

In these cases, monitoring has to be nimble — alerting decision-makers to unexpected results and capturing new information as needed.

Big, Bold & Blue: Lessons from Australia’s Marine Protected Areas

Nature Conservancy - Science

The rapid expansion of the system attracted a lot of attention and a lot of commentary, some of which wasn’t necessarily informed.

£30m food waste recycling facility to be built in Dagenham

Green (Living) Review

Indeed, we have been delighted by the positive response that the Vision 2020 ambition has already received.”

Whatever Happened to Peak Oil?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Along with others, my prediction is that peak oil production, even with new technologies, will occur about 2020. Brace yourself. Energy

Gulf gluttony and global hunger: How long can the party go on?

Green Prophet

She specializes in information technology diffusion and its impact on the Arab world, as well as gender issues and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Oregon has a climate law implementation problem. HB 3470 has an answer.

Sightline Daily

HB 3470 would make binding Oregon’s existing science-based limits of 10 percent below 1990 levels by 2020 and 75 percent below 1990 levels by 2050.

Solar War Flares Up in Israel

Green Prophet

His organization’s main priority is helping Israel create ten percent of its electricity from renewable energy by 2020. “If

Developing countries doing more to save climate – Developed country leadership missing

Green (Living) Review

The study estimates that over 60 per cent of emissions cuts by 2020 are likely to be made by developing countries. Successful pre-2020 negotiations will lead to a successful post 2020 agreement," Dr Theseira added. This press release is presented for your information only. " Dr Theseira said. " Dr Theseira said.

13 Arab Nations Get Energy Future Mapped in Helpful New Report

Green Prophet

Morocco and Algeria aim for 42% and 40% share of energy from renewable resources by 2020 and 2030 respectively. We report on the highlights.

Eilat Energy Conference Aims to Green A Desert And A Country

Green Prophet

Above image of Negev Desert via traitlinburke. Cleantech, Science & Technology conference Eilat Israel renewable energy

Can We Depend on the Money?

Sightline Daily

Washington would collect more than $2 billion per year in carbon revenue by 2020, steadily rising until revenue flattens out at around $4.2

There’s Plenty of Room at Hotel California

Sightline Daily

Oregon or Washington would need to enact a cap as stringent as California ’s: reducing emissions to 1990 levels or lower by 2020. Washington and Oregon already have sufficiently strict goals in place: Washington aims to reduce emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 while Oregon has a stricter target of 10 percent below 1990 levels by 2020.

Government Minister Backs Isle of Wight EcoIsland Plans

Green (Living) Review

The EcoIslanders believe that they can live in closer harmony with the earth and that by the introduction of a raft of renewable energies, a clever combination of technologies, growing and distributing local produce and managing their energy needs more carefully, they can achieve Carbon Neutrality before 2020.

The World’s Surprising Top 8 Bike Share Programs


Because of the investment, the company has predicted that they will be operating with 175,000 bikes by 2020. 1 – Hangzhou, China. Ah, Barcelona.

Sainsbury’s puts all store waste to positive use

Green (Living) Review

It is also one of the targets it set itself to achieve by 2020, as set out in its industry-leading 20x20 Sustainability Plan.

Industry response to The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan

Green (Living) Review

This press release is presented without editing for your information only.

A carbon tax in a congressional budget proposal?

Environmental Economics

The Energy Information Administration found that a similar proposal would result in carbon emissions reductions of 26% below 2005 levels by 2020.

Growth in electric vehicles sales central to closing emissions gap

Green (Living) Review

The innovative role EVs can play in meeting these standards makes for a pragmatic step in closing the emissions gap by 2020.

Government must act on household waste mountain

Green (Living) Review

Friends of the Earth is urging the Government to: • halve the amount of black bin bag waste that households have to throw out by 2020. Source: Friends of the Earth This press release is presented without editing for your information only. This must include food waste.

Ground-Breaking Solar Agreement Between LA and Nevada Tribe.

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Need Action Pre-2020 – Observers react to close of UN Climate Talks

Green (Living) Review

"To get back on track, developed countries must look at the yawning chasm between where the science says their targets should be in 2020, which is 50% below 1990 levels, and where they currently are at: 13%. This press release is presented for your information only. that number needs to be brought down to below 350.

Walt Reid on Conservation Bright Spots & Systems Versus Species Thinking

Nature Conservancy - Science

There still is a need for better biological and natural science information. Underutilized information. Photo courtesy of Walt Reid.

Switching Car Coolants Provides Fast Climate Benefits for US, World

Green (Living) Review

Current HFC coolants are super greenhouse gases Washington, DC, February 2013 : The US can use existing authority to help meet its pledge to reduce emissions by 17% below 2005 levels by 2020, although Congressional action will be needed to meet the steeper emission cuts needed to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Get There From Here?

Renewables 2014 Global Status Report Highlights Another Year of Impressive Renewable Energy Growth

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For more information, visit For more information, visit million direct or indirect jobs in 2013.

The Thin Green Line Is Stopping Coal and Oil in Their Tracks

Sightline Daily

At the current rate of progress, the date would be closer to 2020 , according to observers. Coal Export Terminals. Oil Pipelines. Oil by Rail.

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Sir Richard Branson

Conservancy Talk

I think we have come much closer to our goal of protecting 20% of coastal and marine resources by 2020. Resources are being used up.

Hidden Costs of Constructing Wind Farms in Turkey Include Many New Roads

Green Prophet

GW of wind power by 2020. As a result, the extra costs of road construction are often figured into the projected costs of wind energy companies.

Viessmann welcomes the Government’s “careful” Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) proposals

Green (Living) Review

The decision to provide a one-off cash payment of £850 for an ASHP today, without any tariff information for next year, could be counterproductive.

Myths and Facts about Capping Climate Change Pollution

Sightline Daily

I wrote this up to help inform a hearing on climate bills in Salem on April 14th. It’s time to act. Get the facts. Fact : Quite the contrary.