The newest report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), in cooperation with Bloomberg New Energy Finance, a clean tech analytics firm, shows that the combined impetus of stimulus funding, feed-in tariffs (FiTs) and renewable portfolio standards (RPS) generated a record $211 billion globally in 2010 in renewable energy investment.
As the latest United Nations (UN) climate summit appears on the horizon, the UN has released a report that says current emissions pledges will not prevent temperatures from rising this century. Meanwhile, China has acknowledged it is the world's largest emitter, but refuses to halt emissions at the expense of its economy.
A new study suggests a marked improvement in renewables for 2009, claiming that over half of Europe and the America's new energy production came from sustainable sources.
Did you know that yesterday, September 23rd, was Go Carbon Neutral Day? The day was part of the United Nations’ (UN) Global Climate Week (21-25 September).