Morocco’s Hydroelectric, Wind and Solar on Track for 2020?s 42% Green Goal

Green Prophet

Saudi Arabia gives Morocco a sunny boost, but Joseph looks at Morocco’s bigger renewable energy picture: an aim to use 42% renewables by 2020. The companies plan to begin work on the plant by the end of 2012 and complete the plant near the end of 2014.


Naomi Klein: "Only mass social movements can save us"

Green Blog

Green energy programs – the strong ones that are needed to lower global emissions fast – [are] increasingly being challenged under international trade agreements,” Klein says. It is this structural imperative that is pushing the industry into the most extreme forms of dirty energy,” she says.


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Egypt’s environmental suicide by coal

Green Prophet

Egypt’s ongoing energy issues, compounded by its current political and economic problems, appear to be going from bad to worse. Egypt once held great promise as becoming a leader in solar energy production (see photo) in the in the Middle East and North Africa MENA region.


4 Desertec Deals That Make Our Energy Future More Secure

Green Prophet

In just six hours, the deserts receive more energy from the sun than humankind produces in a year, and Desertec is harnessing it. In the meantime, real people are doing real work to confront the day-to-day challenges of climate change and energy poverty, including the folks at Desertec.


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. to see how popular renewable energy was on farms. By far the most popular form of renewable energy being used on farms is solar energy.


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. However simple cause-and-effect considerations mean that one must also consider Australia’s huge fossil fuel exports that in 2009 totalled 815 Mt CO2-e, the breakdown being 31 Mt CO2-e (liquid natural gas, LNG) plus 784 Mt CO2-e (coal). An Energy Security Fund will provide $5.5


We Need New Economics for a New Era of History

The Green Changemakers

From a talk given at the Schumacher Center for New Economics , Great Barrington, MA, on July 27, 2014. So I decided to start a worker-owned solar energy business. Now, bear in mind that there was no solar industry at the time.