Posts Tagged ‘climate’

UK climate change masterplan – the grownups have finally won

Government’s clean growth strategy unequivocally states that tackling climate change and a prosperous economy go hand in hand The grownups have finally won and everyone in the UK, from those in cold homes to those on polluted streets and in flooded towns, will benefit. The most important aspect of the UK government’s new clean growth […]

Draughty homes targeted in UK climate change masterplan

Ministers publish long-delayed blueprint for hitting target of cutting emissions by 57% in next 15 years Millions of draughty homes in England and Wales will be insulated and overhauled by 2035 to save families as much as £300 a year on their energy bills, under the government’s climate change plans. The long-delayed blueprint for how […]

‘Harvest’ funds climate research with wind-powered cryptocurrency mining rigs

Creative means to fund climate change research may be an art project, but it could work outside of galleries, too. Given the fact that, for now, Earth's the only home we've got, climate change is a subject well worth researching. View full post on Wind Power News

Climate activist Bill McKibben: We’ve made “nowhere near…

Despite consensus among most scientists that climate change is real, and that humans are contributing by burning fossil fuels, there is still resistance to actually doing something about it. Oil, gas, and coal companies are fighting it. View full post on Wind Power News

Climate and energy are becoming focal points in state political races | John Abraham

The latest example, Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Otto has a strong clean energy proposal As soon as Donald Trump won the presidential election, people in the US and around the world knew it was terrible news for the environment. Not wanting to believe that he would try to follow through on our worst fears, we […]

Wind energy mines digital cash to support climate research

Climate change is frequently described as a vicious cycle that depletes the very resources needed to fight it. In the case of Julian Oliver's latest project, however, it could almost be described as virtuous. View full post on Wind Power News

How M&M’S is taking a stand against climate change with wind power

The threat of climate change looms large these days. From changing rainfall patterns to super storms and extreme temperatures, climate change puts communities everywhere at risk – and it has the potential to get even worse. View full post on Wind Power News

Hurricanes wreak the havoc of climate change – but is a green energy solution in sight? | Jonathan Watts

In the wake of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the market has finally bought into the business case for renewable energy. The price of change is getting cheaper Like the debate over gun control, the public discussion in the US about whether to take action on the climate has often been characterised as a struggle between […]

Al Gore is back in theaters, with a powerful, anti-Trump message on climate change

The saddest, most frustrating moment in Al Gore's new climate change movie, An Inconvenient Sequel , involves the lonely former vice president walking into Trump Tower and boarding a golden elevator to meet with the then-president-elect. That scene encapsulates both how far we've come in the climate policy arena, and how far we've fallen backwards […]

Climate denial is like The Matrix; more Republicans are choosing the red pill | Dana Nuccitelli

The wall of Republican climate denial is starting to crack; who will be the Neo that accelerates the process? Trump’s EPA administrator Scott Pruitt wants to hold televised ‘Red Team/Blue Team’ climate science ‘debates.’ The idea is that a ‘Red Team’ of scientists will challenge the mainstream findings of ‘Blue Team’ scientists. That may sound […]