With the fossil fuels era winding down, renewable energy sources—like solar, wind, geothermal and hydro—could supply nearly 80 percent of the world's power needs by 2050, ultimately cutting greenhouse gas emissions and halting climate change, according to a United Nations panel of 120 researchers. The UN has long called for a public policy push toward cleaner energy alternatives.
The U.S. state of Florida has sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for enacting stricter water standards on the state after an agreement between the two had been reached several years ago.
eBay made a significant push this week with its Green Shopping Website, trying to encourage consumers to purchase second-hand items over new ones.
Bank heir, author, adventurer and environmentalist David de Rothschild, along with a handpicked crew of leading scientists, are getting ready to sail the ocean blue in a very unique vessel.
In the western state of Jalisco, 65 000 hectares of sugar cane have been set aside by the Mexican government to be used for biofuel production.
This coincides with the government's invitation for tenders to join a contract that will see 176 million liters of ethanol to be used as transport fuel in an attempt to drastically reduce the country's carbon emissions.