Launching its renewable energy strategy, the Irish government today announced that it will meet its goal of generating 40% of its electricity from renewable resources by 2020. The government also confirmed that it is engaged in trade talks with Britain to export renewable energy.
U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence O'Neill, hearing the case in a Fresno courtroom, blocked California’s low-carbon fuel rules.
The latest report from the Worldwatch Institute indicates global natural gas consumption is regaining momentum, with much of it being driven by increasing demand in Asia and the United States.
Canada has found a predictable ally among oil industry executives in its battle to defend oil (tar) sands from a draft EU law.
United States solar manufacturers have announced the preparation of a trade complaint against China to be filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission.
The United States, which has been lagging behind Europe – and, surprisingly, China – for most of the last decade in regard to building energy efficiency, has received a boost this week from the Institute for Market Transformation, or IMT, which issued a report that represents a comprehensive review of building energy efficiency measures to date. IMT is a nonprofit NGO vested in energy efficiency, “green” building, and environmental protection.