Global Geothermal Alliance Concept One Step Further

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) convened roughly 60 stakeholders in June in Nairobi to finalize the concept of the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA) and exchange views on the best way forward. GEA's Executive Director Karl Gawell participated as a U.S. NGO representative with support from Power Africa and the U.S. – East Africa Geothermal Partnership. "The high-level policy involvement by the leadership and participants was impressive and a measure of success for IRENA's efforts," noted Gawell. [Read more...]



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Clean Energy Companies Beat the Stock Market

Stocks of clean-energy companies are proving to be better investments than those of companies that produce most of the Western Hemisphere's power, and are outperforming the rest of the stock market as well. [Read more...]



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Chinese Solar Turmoil Brings Crowdfunding and Internet Interlopers

Doug Young 

Bottom line: Yingli’s use of crowd-funding to finance a small project and the bargain sale price of a small polysilicon maker reflect continuing struggles at second-tier solar companies and the need for more consolidation.Yingli logo [Read more...]


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Tom Weis: America’s Zero Emissions Imperative

To be clear, we are not suggesting ending the use of fossil fuels tomorrow. Decarbonizing our industries, homes, transportation, power generation and food production will take time. But we must make this transition as quickly as humanly possible. [Read more...]



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If It Makes You Happy

When was the last time you got outside and did something fun? Statistics show that only one in ten children today play outdoors more often than indoors.



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Feike Sijbesma: Science Can Change the World

The challenges we face in the decades ahead are many (just think about inequality, or climate change or the fact that still around 800 million people go to bed hungry every day), there is every reason to be positive. Why? [Read more...]



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Licensing Deadline for NSW Approaches

If you're processing or storing waste in NSW, don't get caught out by the 1st August deadline. Find out more.



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Leather Without The Cow

Flokser launches Artificial Leather based on DuPont Tate & Lyle, BioAmber ingredients

Jim Lane

In Canada, BioAmber (BIOA) announced that the Flokser Group has successfully developed an innovative artificial leather fabric using bio-based materials supplied by DuPont (DD) Tate & Lyle Bio Products and BioAmber. [Read more...]


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Vrinda Manglik: World Leaders Moving Away From Coal, Fossil Fuels

After decades of pollution, it is clear that the rich countries of the world, particularly the countries of the G7, must act to stop pollution from coal -- the biggest contributor to climate disruption. [Read more...]



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Skoll Foundation: How A Global Corporation Is Quietly Changing the World

by Fatima Crerar, Director of Projects, PUBLIC Inc.



Two billion people use Unilever products every day. Many would recognize the brands belonging t... [Read more...]



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