Canada: Embrace That Pipeline
Bill Clinton blames the project builder for US opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline and says it can be done right
Bill Clinton blames the project builder for US opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline and says it can be done right
If cost-benefit ratios are not the right tool for calculating the value of acting on climate change, what is?
Donald Trump's opposition to a wind power installation near his golf club development draws green fire
Deutsche Bank predicts the end is near for sagging worldwide PV prices
With a lagging market for office rentals in New York City, will a LEED label matter?
Don't miss the latest survey of US and Canadian public opinion on climate change
The EPA will not complete its long-delayed rule on GHG emissions from oil refineries this year.
New York City could be seeing the beginning of a wind power surge
Is location on an ideology spectrum the wrong way to think about the political dynamics of climate policy?
While there is strong support in the European Parliament for passing an energy efficiency law, the measure also faces vigorous opposition
IEA, the eminent information source on the global energy industry, will start to issue annual market forecasts for renewables this year
Banks are developing bonds that comply with Islamic rules on debt to finance a move away from oil dependency in Mid-East nations
Are there good ways to make the scientific consensus on the reality of climate change credible to a skeptical public?
The EPA will keep its high threshold for permitting facilities that emit GHGs, citing states' inability to deal with more small sources
A Electric Power Research Institute-sponsored DOE study finds numerous sites around the US suitable for building nuclear or 'advanced' coal-fired power plants, but just a handful of suitable sites for siting solar-thermal plants
Net-zero energy homes, apartments & campuses are outgrowing their one-of-a-kind phase
Battles over defining the cause of rising gas prices, the federal energy budget & a court hearing on climate regulation heat up in Washington this week
While adding to her Oscar collection, Meryl Streep put eco-friendly couture fashion in the limelight
Starting with Singapore, here's a three-part path for growing sustainable cities where people want to live
Will Ford Motors lead to way on smarter, networked cars able to cut gridlock and enhance overall transportation mobility?
The South Korean legislature delays a vote to establish a carbon cap trade program that would roll out in 2020
Scientific straight talk about the climate denier's SOP
Things have changed and today global oil prices are not driven by US demand
The vast Chinese and Indian appetite for Australian coal drives construction of new rail lines from remote inland mines to shipping ports
Governor Christie wants to empty out New Jersey's RGGI kitty along with $210 million from another clean energy program and put the money in the general fund
Researchers in Philadelphia find a link between vacant lot greening and improved public safety by bringing focus to areas previously neglected and isolated.
Pilot studies in nine US and EU locations find that utility customers respond -- or don't -- to real time electricity use data
The Ukraine will permit the use of hydrofracking to develop its shale gas reserves
Plans for New York's future energy highway start to emerge
A biggest donor to a Romney super-PAC is also a green group guy and supports a climate cap and trade law
Six high-performance building trends that reflect real-world conditions in 2012
Energy visionary and debunker of conventional wisdom, Amory Lovins, always has something memorable to say
California considers an on-bill financing law to make it easy for homeowners to pay for energy-efficient upgrades on their utility bills, but what should happen if repayments are not made?
A UK venture capitalist is selecting cleantech start-up firms for incubation and funding
AAAS President Nina Fedoroff said about the spread of the anti-science movement in the US and around the world, "We are sliding back into a dark era," she said. "And there seems little we can do about it. I am profoundly depressed at just how difficult it has become merely to get a realistic conversation started on issues such as climate change or genetically modified organisms."
Firms are competing for the right to operate the UK's carbon emissions permit auctions
It hasn't been easy for designers of a hydrogen-powered fuels cell technology in the wake of Washington's cold shoulder
Missing construction deadlines for connecting offshore wind turbines to the power grid could imperil deadlines for closing German nuclear power plants
The London-based Carbon Disclosure Project annually seeks information on corporate carbon emission reduction efforts on behalf of 92 banks and other financial institutional investors
As the date nears for relicensing or shutting down the 40-year old Indian Point power plant, is the debate over its future generating more heat than light?
Here's a preview of the transformation of the traffic-immersed Queens Plaza into a pedestrian and bike-friendly urban asset
Sao Paulo's subway system, while smaller and younger than NYC's, has many lessons for mass transit mavens
Some of the $179K sale price for zero-energy, pre-fab houses will go to building 150 LEED Platiumun homes in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans
How can an abandoned London warehouse be converted into a vertical urban community garden?
Check out this list of ten Chinese investments in US cleantech start-ups
Identify the business opportunities in the energy and climate megaforces that are sending the business costs of environmental impacts spiraling
With its 110 cities and towns, the San Francisco Bay area has been unable to forge a climate adaptation plan
India is close to imposing a 19% tariff on imported power generating equipment, especially gear coming from China
February is Eagle Cam time!
France and Britain agree to cooperate on developing new nuclear power capacity in the UK
With Congressional failure to reauthorize the wind energy tax credit, thousands of jobs will likely vanish
Are climate analysts at war with climate advocates, or is something more complex happening?
The Congressman who lead hearings on the $535 million DOE loan to a now-bankrupt PV maker, rejects calls for hearings on an $8.3 billion loan guarantee for nuclear power plants in Georgia
What is the relationship between some Obama-supporting venture capitalists and DOE energy funds?
Eight Nobel Prize winners seek Prime Minister Cameron's support for labeling fuel from Canadian tar sands 'highly polluting'
Despite headline-grabbing setbacks, in 2011 clean energy and efficient measures got green-lighted in states with Republican and Democratic governors
Everything you wanted to know about concentrated solar power technology but were afraid to ask
Consideration of renewing tax breaks for clean energy and efficiency must wait until after the 2012 elections
Governor Patrick faces flak over higher utility rates projected to result from a new Massachusetts wind power purchase agreement
Can Chinese cities, already home to 1.35 billion people and reliant on property sales rather than property taxes, transform their environmental impacts with green design and sustainable growth?
Data shows summertime extreme heat in the US is already becoming the new normal [Climate Wire $ub]
An undersea electric cable will transmit renewable energy from Scotland to England and help meet renewable power goals.
Massachusetts considers improving RGGI carbon cap and trade performance by shrinking its marketable and bankable emissions permits
Is our understanding of climate change and extreme weather advanced by using the analogy of steroids and home runs?
Iceland attracts energy-intensive data storage centers powered by geothermal and hydroelectric sources
Defense Department investment in solar power boosts domestic industry
The environmental movement splits over energy industry donations to the Sierra Club
Dropping prices for storage batteries could make them price competitive with natural gas at peak power demand times
What links success of the new shale oil and gas boom and the dollar's international value?
The ETS carbon market, the centerpiece of the European Union climate effort, is at risk of collapse
Seven reasons why cap and trade can work to cut carbon emissions
Dive in to a New York City routinely flooded by ferocious storms
Public infrastructure and private building retrofits can use innovative financing to control storm runoff and clean up urban waterways
Whether climate chaos caused the floods devastating Queensland and New South Wales may not be fully known for a decade
DOE announces three winners of its America's Next Energy Innovators competition
Some argue Japan's failure to reduce GHG emissions even with stringent cuts in electric use post-Fukushima, shows the limits of energy efficiency, others say, don't rush to conclusions for the US
Left for dead, the federal production tax credit for wind projects could be reviving
Spain's largest on-shore wind power company welcomes a government tariff-subsidy freeze, citing overcapacity and fears of retroactive cuts
Japan sets an example of how to use transit centers to sustain neighborhoods
Zoom around this Renewable Energy Lab map of the world's renewable energy resources
What is a personal carbon allowance and how would it work?
The Albuquerque, New Mexico energy efficiency code is struck down by a state court on the basis of federal pre-emption
French utility giant Areva, the lead developer of a solar thermal project in Queensland, gets an extra six months to line up financing
Buying electricity on the grid has become a high stakes, high-risk economic activity with unprecedented price volatility
Prospects dim for passage of a House transportation bill that's hostile to mass transit and relies on revenues from oil drilling
What are the fatal flaws in New York Times columnist Joe Nocera's support for the Keystone XL pipeline project?
Research finds the most important factor in influencing public opinion on climate change is “the elite partisan battle over the issue...It is the political leaders in Washington who are really driving public opinion about the threat of climate change. The politics overwhelms the science" 'Nuf said
Starting in Alberta (home to oil-sands extraction), who's working to forge a Canadian national energy policy?
Why are Chinese solar stocks soaring on the New York Stock Exchange?
Utility customers are already paying for nuclear power generators that the NRC will vote on today whether to green light construction BREAKING NEWS: NRC approves project by a 4-1 vote
Queens Congressman Michael Grimm, took $3,00 in campaign contributions from energy company after sponsoring a bill to run a natural gas line in his district
After Bonneville Dam pulled the plug on local wind power producers, it's clear that the next frontier in energy policy is get smart about batteries and source integration
The long drought in US development of an ocean wave power industry could be ending
The Guardian launches an on-line hub for reporting on leadership in advancing sustainable business
Tulip-shaped, Israeli-made solar devices generate power and heat in Andalucia even on cloudy days
The reality of union members' views on President Obama's Keystone XL shale oil pipeline stance is more complex than some say
Is it just weird weather these days or a taste of climate chaos?
South Korea is closing in on a climate law to cap carbon emissions and create a market
What drives the Tea Party belief in a UN sustainability plot, though its Agenda 21, to ruin America?
Get the latest on the battle over mass transit in the transportation funding bill moving through Congress
The municipal debt and operating expenses of Boulder City, Nevada will be paid by revenues from local solar power plants
A new book uses the 'rebound effect' to bludgeon hopes that energy efficiency is a key to limiting climate change
The "so what?" industry response to potential problems with the US shale gas industry is not the right one
Don't miss the second story on the race at a research hub in Building 661 in the Philadelphia Nay Yard Building to solve the puzzle of how to make buildings energy efficient [Climate Wire $ub]
Accounting firm KPMG refuses to release full findings for a leaked report used to attack government renewable energy policy
As China's ultra-low energy prices fuel its economy, expect the country to emit 50% more GHGs by 2015 than the US
New York Road Runners organizes a race to the top - of the Empire State Building - a chance to cut energy use and raise money for medical research
Reacting to a Chinese government refusal, EU officials insist the nation's airlines must pay an aviation carbon emissions fee
Cities with tall buildings have good reason to earthquake-proof them and here's your chance to see what's shaking
Still time for making predictions about the year's top sustainability stories
A bankrupt power storage company that received a DOE loan guarantee, gets a new owner and stays open
Today, you can't fool all of the people all of the time, when it comes to climate science
Penn State University resists an 'astroturf' campaign on Facebook to disinvite climate scientist Michael Mann from giving a public lecture
Last year, 71% of all new EU electric power projects were built to use renewable sources like wind and solar
The Chinese government bans the country's airlines from paying the EU carbon aviation fee
See the fissure in a fast-melting Antarctic glacier likely to spawn an iceberg bigger than New York City
Using open source or other permitted data sets, the Green Hackathon in London disseminates ideas for using a world of data to save the planet
From 2007-2010, the Sierra Club got $25 million from the natural gas industry, but now rejects natural gas as a bridge to a low carbon future
An Australian coal and iron ore executive appoints a climate change skeptic geologist to her corporate boards of directors
Learn about STARS, a streamlined tool to rank American colleges' green achievements
New solar technology is not the only solution to get electricity to people who need it most
Quantum dots could be the newest way to increase PV panel energy output
San Jose is California's solar star with home PV installations rising 45.4% last year
Nobel Prize-winners explain how climate science can be both reliable and incomplete
New York and other states' regulators will require climate risk impact disclosures by insurance companies
Citing declining PV prices, China cuts back on support for pilot solar power projects
Vienna is rated the world's smartest city due to its innovative technologies to save costs and energy and increasing its quality of life
A US climate negotiator predicts the cancellation of future international climate change summits [Climate Wire $ub]
"NEWS FLASH: Groundhog Day cancelled! Phil says he's pretty sure spring *already* arrived in western PA, preempting tomorrow's event," joked climate scientist Michael Mann in a Twitter post yesterday.
Why will the President be pressed to start talking about climate change again?
Wisconsin stops funding its Energy in Focus program, which offered incentives to homes and businesses for installing renewable energy equipment
A state-owned German economic development bank deployed $30 billion in 2011 for climate-friendly energy projects, a third of its total annual outlay
Nearly every state and territory has been active on the clean energy and efficiency fronts, despite federal inaction and a weak economy
Germany has a plan to solve the fundamental power system problem of baseload (dirty or detested) v intermittent (clean and renewable) power
After striking a deal with bondholders, Q-Cells, the financially imperiled PV maker, sees stock prices soar
55 airports, with half of Europe's passenger business, are part of a program to cut their carbon emissions
38 top climate scientists don't place much much stock in the Wall Street Journal's climate denialism
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will require the Indian Point nuclear power plant to update its ability to withstand earthquakes
Samsung projects 500 jobs will be created at its Scottish of-shore wind turbine factory
Expect lower CO2 emissions to be durable because they are not just the result of the Great Recession
The urban block is a fundamental micro-unit for developing resilient and sustainable cities
See the twists and turns of the global PV industry through a US-China lens
Smarter cities need better energy use measurements and the ability to apply them to urban planning ideas