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Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has always had a rather bad press

Put up or shut up Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has always had a rather bad press. That's probably because, unlike for example renewable energy, it does not produce anything. It only prevents something, namely CO2 from reaching the atmosphere. Prevention, unfortunately, never gets much kudos from politicians or society in general. Problem [...]

US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal

PRESS RELEASE San Francisco, mei 1 2012 RAN is a member of Banktrack US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal RAN and Sierra Club Detail the ?Filthy Five? Banks in third annual ?Coal Finance Report Card? Today Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack and the Sierra Club released the Coal Finance Report Card 2012, their [...]

Green Lighting Growth: Climate Patriot Bonds and Carbon Taxes

Green Lighting Growth: Climate Patriot Bonds and Carbon Taxes Feb 26 By Walter Borden Green Bonds, Carbon Taxes, and Market Failures THE gathering dangers of global warming for life necessitate that humanity collapse its dependency on fossil fuel energy (FFE). Ecological fiduciary responsibility requires shifting balance from political [...]

Green Deal Finance Co eyeing billions in green bonds

Vote in the Environmental Finance Voluntary Carbon survey Environmental Finance is conducting its annual survey of the voluntary carbon markets, polling its readers on the leading project developers, traders, brokers, advisors, verifiers and other service providers active in these markets. More >>> Green Deal Finance Co eyeing [...]

London Stock Exchange – Occupied by Coal

London Stock Exchange - occupied by coal New analysis from Carbon Tracker endorsed by WWF shows how the growing number of coal mining companies listing in London exposes the financial market to a significant systemic risk. Investors tracking the FTSE AllShare Index are facing increasing efforts across the world to regulate the carbon dioxide [...]

Four thousand Eiffel Towers

Offshore wind is one of the most talked-about forms of renewable energy. No doubt when the European Commission will publish its Energy Roadmap 2050 in December, it will be crucial in reaching the EU's renewable energy and climate targets. Yet in practice not too many offshore wind parks have been built as yet. At the end of 2010, barely 3,000 MW [...]

The Good News About Coal

The Good News About Coal www.earth-policy.org/book_bytes/2011/wotech13_ss3 Earth Policy Release Book Byte June 28, 2011 During the years when governments and the media were focused on preparations for the 2009 Copenhagen climate negotiations, a powerful climate movement was emerging in the United States: the movement opposing the [...]

A Global Shift to Renewable Energy

www.earthpolicy.org/index.php?/book_bytes/2010/pb4ch05_ss1 By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Book Byte August 24, 2010 As fossil fuel prices rise, as oil insecurity deepens, and as concerns about climate change cast a shadow over the future of coal, a new energy economy is emerging. The old energy economy, fueled by oil, coal, and [...]

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