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Obama signs executive order to cut government’s greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent, increase use of renewable energy

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US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order to cut the federal government’s carbon pollution emissions by 40 percent by 2025.

IRENA Produces Free Global Renewable Energy Atlas

Green Prophet

The Global Atlas is the most comprehensive information platform on the potential of renewable energy. Click here to view the embedded video.

Renewable Energy Vital For Jordan & Lebanon’s Future

Green Prophet

Whilst the Middle East may be known worldwide for its oil, many nations are now starting to look to renewables for a sustainable source of energy.

The Trouble with Renewable Energy

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Renewable energy cannot fill all our energy needs and thus we must cut down on our energy consumption first and foremost. This is disingenuous at the very least and they do not do themselves nor renewables any favors with such claims. Businesses, industry and government, central and local, must do so too.

France Says “Oui” to Masdar Renewables Deal

Green Prophet

In also underscores existing cooperation on the Global Atlas of Renewable Energy. France “We have developed trust,” he said.

MENA must push – NOW! – for 100% renewable energy

Green Prophet

Dynamic change is taking place in the global energy sector, with renewable energy becoming mainstream in many countries, including MENA nations.

Kingdom renewables so slow, Saudi Aramco may take over

Green Prophet

The move comes after the government-backed group forecasted a significant slump in export revenue as local oil consumption soars.

Renewable energy overtakes nuclear and becomes Scotland's top power source

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According to newly released statistics from the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, renewable energy sources produced 32 percent of Scotland''s electricity in the first half of 2014 – beating both nuclear power, which used to be Scotland''s main source of electricity, and fossil fuels. Scotland produced 10.3

Renewed interest in wild edibles

Green (Living) Review

But the use and knowledge of wild edibles fell by the wayside in our recent decades of plenty. This is not sustainable.

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Turkey Ripe For Renewable Energy Boom – So Why The Delay?

Green Prophet

What’s holding Turkey back from becoming the renewable energy behemoth it could be? Business & Politics Energy renewable energy

Governments Spend $1.4 Billion Per Day to Destabilize Climate

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When governments actually subsidize their use, they take the distortion even further. All together, governments are shelling out nearly $1.4

Gulf Nations Among Most Attractive Renewable Energy Markets

Green Prophet

“Increasing energy demand in these regions has strengthened government investment in clean energy. ” :: Saudi Gazette.

Turkish Architects Reveal Plans for Renewable Energy-Generating Mosque

Green Prophet

First Turkish mosque designed to run on renewables. Read more about renewable energy in Turkey: Mosque in Turkey Goes Solar.

E.ON dumps fossil fuels and nuclear, goes all-in on renewable energy

Green Blog

will clearly add credibility to Energiewende and boost Germany’s renewable energy sector while encouraging further investments in renewables.

IRENA to Pitch Morocco as Africa’s Renewable Energy Pilot at Rio+20

Green Prophet

“The scenario projects that the share of renewables in Africa could increase from 17% in 2009 to 50% in 2030, and nearly 75% by 2050.

Masdar Launches the Seychelles’ First Renewable Energy Plant

Green Prophet

This is not the first time that Masdar has helped a less well country gain access to clean energy.

What Holds Israeli Renewable Energy Back?

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Susan Kraemer | February 23rd, 2011 | 11 Comments | Email this Share How is Israel ever going to meet its 10% renewable goal? It’s KW.

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

Green (Living) Review

The company has been manufacturing renewable heating systems for almost 40 years and sells 500,000 m2 of solar collectors globally per year.

In Germany, Renewable Energy surpasses nuclear and coal power

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In 2011 Germany finally saw their renewable energy production top that of almost all other sources of energy. The country produced more energy from renewable sources than from nuclear, hard-coal or gas-fired plants this year after boosting investments in projects from wind to biomass. percent last year.

Lebanese Goat Farmer Goes Solar, Subverts Government’s Green Apathy

Green Prophet

While government stays stuck in the status quo, citizens dissatisfied with their poor living conditions are taking power into their own hands.

Government warned over green economy plans as UK emissions rise

Green (Living) Review

Commenting on provisional Government figures released today showing a 2.8 "The Government has repeatedly promised to build a low-carbon economy to tackle climate change and insulate us all from yo-yoing fuel prices, but the Treasury refuses to lay the foundations or pay for the bricks. " Source: Friends of the Earth

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

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Worldwatch Institute researchers contribute to leading global study on renewable energy development Washington, D.C.

Why You Should Be Optimistic About Renewables, In One Chart.

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Why You Should Be Optimistic About Renewables, In One Chart. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture.

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IRENA says: it’s not too late to turn to renewables

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The good news is that renewable energy provides a viable and affordable solution to address climate change today,” Mr. Amin added.

Egypt to shine with a new $3.5 BIL solar plant!

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Terra Sola has set up an Egyptian office to better coordinate with government entities, and to serve as project headquarters. billion.

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Meet Morocco’s Renewable Energy Market at EneR in November

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Meet billions of dollars in human capital and renewable energy finance at the EneR event in November. It will take place this November 22 to 26.

Renewable-Energy Cars Heat Up in Turkey

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Vague promises from the government. Though Ergün expressed enthusiasm for developing renewable energies at the TÜB?TAK

Is Anaerobic Digestion the Future of Renewable Energy?

Green (Living) Review

With renewable energy sources becoming more popular, could anaerobic digestion offer a viable solution to reducing energy costs?

Tax Online Poker and Grow Renewable Energy

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At one point in time they were more than occupied by the Canadian Government. Can we make online gambling green? Image via ssanyal.

Cairo’s Zabaleen Scavenge for Renewables to make Solar Cities

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In their neighbourhood you can see things you see nowhere else in Cairo, recycling, urban gardening, composting and renewable energy.

Meet the “Miss Pakistan” of Renewable Energy

Green Prophet

In 2011, she’s using her beauty and smarts to build a sustainable renewable energy climate in Pakistan. Epic flooding in Pakistan.

Are renewable subsidies for electric cars a good deal?

Environmental Economics

Also this program is probably regressive because its a government transfer to wealthy consumers who can afford electric cars ($25K is still a lot).

Tackling the Climate Challenge

Conservancy Talk

And we began working with businesses, governments, and communities on policies that will transform the way they use nature on a much larger scale.

Can Lebanon Reach 12% Renewable Energy By 2020 ?

Green Prophet

In 2009, Lebanon pledged to produce 12% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020- is this target optimistic today? According to M.

Canadians Believe in Climate Change! and Government.

Sightline Daily

and Government!? Just 43 per cent of Americans believe their national government has a great deal of responsibility to address climate change.

5 Ways We Can Turn Paris Climate Commitments into Action

Conservancy Talk

Globally, renewable energy attracted a record $329 billion in investment in 2015, nearly six times the 2004 total. in 2015. Kent Mason 4.

Over 50% of Germany's renewable energy is owned by citizens & farmers, not utility companies

Green (Living) Review

Germany now produces slightly over 20% of all its electricity from renewable sources and proves that those things can be done.

Israeli Cabinet Moves Ahead With 10% Renewables by 2020

Green Prophet

Despite a potentially thriving renewable sector, Israel’s government selects a relatively modest and unenforced goal.

The Problems with Unsustainable Growth.

Elephant Journal

The need for new renewable energy sources is perhaps one of the world’s most pressing issues.

Governments claiming to go green by eliminating paper use

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Local and central governments are claiming that they are going green and thus are moving away from paper forms, records, etc., And when the governments keep talking about it it has nothing whatsoever to do with environmental issues but all with costs. and are going digital.