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million tonnes of CO2 per annum by 2020. OFTEC believes that if this blend is included in the Renewable Heat Incentive, 90% of existing oil customers could transfer to use it by 2020, resulting in considerable carbon savings.

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Information Technology Could Rival Aviation in CO2 Emissions

Eco Friendly Daily

As climate talkathons shift from macro to the micro, the information technology industry could soon face the heat over carbon consumptions and greenhouse emissions. By 2020, we might have nearly 4 billion devices.

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In case you have forgotten how much the Paris climate deal might cost the U.S.

Environmental Economics

To get everyone on board, each country was allowed to develop its own plan, and countries aren’t compelled to meet their targets, which cover the period after 2020. Energy Information Administration’s economic model  finds no appreciable effect on overall employment. Real Time Economics (i.e., WSJ): Now that officials from the U.S.

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"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 ). These models integrate a huge amount of information and science to estimate how much a change in CO2 emissions will affect global warming and the damages it causes. Joel Darmstadter and Alan J. Krupnick at Common Resources : The U.S.

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. For California, this standard is 33 percent (of energy from renewable resources) by 2020. Also write a letter to inform your agent that you have one.

The Bright Future Ahead for Electric Vehicles, in 4 Charts

Mother Jones

The last one is where the cost of fuel comes in; BNEF uses a low-end oil price estimate from the Energy Information Administration that puts oil between $50 and $75 per barrel.

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 ! “This blog will not claim to provide all answers but will strive to provide information and a platform for discussion.”

Wiring Up the Caribbean: Designing Marine Protected Areas for Coral Reef Connectivity

Nature Conservancy - Science

Schill says that these results will help inform the strategic expansion of MPAs as Caribbean countries seek to meet their goals under the Caribbean Challenge , an initiative to protect 20 percent of the marine and coastal habitats of Caribbean countries by 2020.

Effective Communications for Conservation Action

Nature Conservancy - Science

When decision makers have the right information, they’ll make the right decision. People process information — including scientific data — in a biased way, often dependent upon their perceptions of and tolerance for risk. A manta ray in The Philippines. Photo © Klaus Stiefel / Flickr.

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. Sustainability and business growth don’t usually get talked about together.

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. Like Israel nearby Egypt is aiming to generate 20% of its energy from renewables by 2020.

£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.” This article is for your information only and the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW does not (necessarily) approve, endorse or recommend the product, service, company or organization mentioned.

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. Visit for more information on our work around the world to secure a sustainable future. It can be hard to define what connects us to particular landscapes.

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. kabsa mandi from Saudi Arabia.

Scaling up Conservation: Replication or Coordination?

Nature Conservancy - Science

In 2006, when the President of Palau called his peers to join in a commitment to place at least 30% of near-shore marine and 20% of terrestrial resources under “effective conservation” by 2020, a regional effort called the “ Micronesia Challenge ” was born.

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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. If circumstances change or new information arises, the Climate Stability & Justice Act will adapt.

Solar War Flares Up in Israel

Green Prophet

In America everyone has the same information and there is no phenomenon that other people know more because they are closer to the plate of food,” says Lior Datz, a strategic advisor who speaks for Solar By Yourself (SBY), although he admits to no longer working for the company in an official manner.

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.

Eilat Energy Conference Aims to Green A Desert And A Country

Green Prophet

Israel’s vast and dry southern Negev desert may actually help the country go green and just in time for the country’s 2020 10% renewables goal.

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. There is a new report out underscoring the amount of renewable energy being developed in the Arab world with Morocco, Jordan and Egypt coming out as the big winners in the region.

Can We Depend on the Money?

Sightline Daily

Each of the scenarios below assumes the Evergreen state hits its existing pollution abatement goals: getting back to 1990 levels of pollution by 2020, then cutting to 25 percent below 1990 levels by 2035, then slashing to 50 percent below 1990 levels by 2050. billion in 2020 and around $2.8

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. Compare: Quebec’s target is 20 percent below 1990 levels by 2020.

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

Nature Conservancy - Science

So under the Aichi Targets, which are part of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s 2020 goals, the goal is to protect 10 percent of marine waters in a representative and well-connected manner.

Government Minister Backs Isle of Wight EcoIsland Plans

Green (Living) Review

· Vision to make Isle of Wight first sustainable region in UK · Aims to be Carbon Neutral by 2020 · Create Centre of Excellence for green technologies and jobs · Introduce Environmental education programme on schools · Rollout of renewable energy technologies EcoIsland, the organisation behind the vision to make the Isle of Wight the first truly sustainable region in Britain, yesterday received the backing of the UK Government for its strategy to become self-sufficient and carbon neutral by 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. They claimed the data was taken illegally by the developers, and in 2012 they blocked Zhang Guangyu, the developers, from accessing the information, rendering the app useless.

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. This article is for your information only and the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW does not (necessarily) approve, endorse or recommend the product, service or company mentioned

Whatever Happened to Peak Oil?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Energy Information Agency has shown that oil production has increased every year since the early 1980s, even though new discoveries have lagged production over the same interval. About 10 years ago, discussions of peak oil were everywhere.

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. From the Congressional Progressive Caucus "Back to Work" Budget (I love these Hollywood titles on legislative proposals!):

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. Limiting the amount of waste that households can throw out for nothing could be good news for council tax-payers and the environment, provided recycling schemes are improved, Friends of the Earth said today.

Ground-Breaking Solar Agreement Between LA and Nevada Tribe.

Sierra Club Compass

LA's Department of Water and Power, working under Mayor Villaraigosa's directives to get Los Angeles off of coal by 2020, recently received funding approval by the City Council to put into place key components of the city's clean energy transition. Your Information. Compass.

Industry response to The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan

Green (Living) Review

In fact, if the UK was to successfully achieve zero food waste to landfill by 2020, we could see greenhouse gases reduced by up to 27 million tonnes, with over 1.3 This press release is presented without editing for your information only.

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. BONN, GERMANY – As week-long UN climate talks closed, observers urged the process to take aim at climate polluting energy production.

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. Looking beyond 2020, EVs and innovation in this area present a major growth opportunity not only for car manufacturers but for the energy sector as a whole.”

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. This article is for your information only and the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW does not (necessarily) approve, endorse or recommend the product, service or company mentioned

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

Green (Living) Review

For example, Djibouti, Scotland, and the small-island state of Tuvalu all aim to derive 100 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2020. For more information, visit For more information, visit

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

Green Prophet

Unlike thermal power companies, wind energy companies typically employ local construction outfits, and take pains to inform local residents about the project in detail, according to Mustafa Ataseven, chairman of the Turkish Wind Energy Association. GW of wind power by 2020.

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

Green (Living) Review

To us, this makes sense as the renewables market is still very young and is challenged by the need for accurate product and application information, and the required installer training. Source: Propel Technology This press release is presented without editing for your information only.

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. According to project consultants, the delay is tied to late-arriving information and more complex research than anticipated, such as the evaluation of health impacts associated with coal dust.

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Obama says he will attend Copenhagen climate talks, also announces emissions reduction target

Green Blog

With him to the climate summit Obama has a pledge to cut emissions in the USA with 17% from 2005 levels by 2020, 30% by 2025, 42% by 2030 and 83% by 2050. According to the IPCC report in 2007 industrialised countries such as the USA needs to cut their emissions by 25-40% by 2020.

Biomethane has big potential says award winner

Green (Living) Review

Biomethane can provide over one sixth of all UK residential heat by 2020 and vehicle fuel. It can meet the required increase in renewable electricity, heat and fuel production to achieve the 15 percent renewable energy target set by the European Union for 2020.