Posts Tagged ‘greenhouse gas’

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Rising Coal Use Imperils EU Emissions Deal

Posted on June 23rd, 2014 by

Rising Coal Use Imperils EU Emissions Deal The European Union’s attempt to cut greenhouse-gas emissions is threatened again as even developed member nations from the[...]
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CO2 Market Hurt by Russia, Australia Policy, Says World Bank

Posted on May 29th, 2014 by

CO2 Market Hurt by Russia, Australia Policy, Says World Bank Efforts to put a value on greenhouse-gas emissions to contain global warming are being hurt[...]
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Corporate Green Bonds Seen Doubling to $20 Billion

Posted on May 21st, 2014 by

The annual market for green bonds from companies will double this year, driven by rising investor interests for sustainable investments, says Standard & Poor’s. Companies[...]
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CO2 Beat Historic Level Throughout April

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by

CO2 Beat Historic Level Throughout April The amount of carbon dioxide in the air averaged more than 400 parts per million throughout the whole month[...]
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Report Reveals Lagging US Climate Change Legislation

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by

Report Reveals Lagging US Climate Change Legislation An audit made by the GLOBE Climate Legislation Study reports that out of 66 countries representing 88% of[...]
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U.S. Electricity Demand Increased in 2013, Boosting Emissions

Posted on February 6th, 2014 by

U.S. Electricity Demand Increased in 2013, Boosting Emissions Total U.S. electricity demand rose 1.4 percent in 2013, the first gain since 2010. Coal produced 39[...]
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Climate Change: The Earth Shall Win, People Shall Lose!

Posted on December 4th, 2013 by

Prologue: To the discredit of the author, this piece offers no solution to the waging of war on climate change. It is merely a reflection on[...]
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Climate Change: The Earth Shall Win, People Shall Lose! (2nd part)

Posted on December 4th, 2013 by

continuation from: A 2013 report “Trends in Global CO2 Emissions” by Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency concluded: “Actual global emissions of CO2 reached a new record[...]
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Japan Lowers Carbon Emission Goal in Setback for UN Climate Change Address

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by

Japan Lowers Carbon Emission Goal in Setback for UN Climate Change Address Japan, the world’s fifth-largest carbon dioxide emitter, thinned-down its target to reduce greenhouse[...]
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Is there a Breath of Fresh Air in China Today?

Posted on March 18th, 2013 by

This photo of a city in China is untouched, taken on March 9, 2013, and representative of China today. The name of the city is[...]
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Ventura City’s Energy & Sustainability Challenges & Accomplishment

Posted on January 15th, 2013 by

What is the City’s Energy and Sustainability Strategy? The Ventura community has long maintained a strong environmental ethic. Whether it’s conserving our hills and open[...]
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Should the Earth be a Sun?

Posted on December 20th, 2012 by

Several years ago, the University of Texas at Arlington’s (UTA) Maverick Lecture Series featured one of America’s most-famous and most-beloved astronauts, Sally Ride.  With much[...]
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Solar Industry Rallying Against California’s Prop 23

Posted on October 19th, 2010 by

California has a rather full plate with their new policies on solar energy. From Governor Schwarzenegger’s recent approval of solar panel legislation to the newest[...]