Investment in renewable energy surged again in 2011, according to two new reports issued by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21).
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 report released by Greenpeace International provides a detailed scenario for our global energy future that describes how governments can create 12 million jobs by 2030 (8.5 million in the renewable energy sector alone), achieve nearly 100% renewable energy globally by 2050, and prevent future oil disast
A new climate modeling report from the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) shows that emissions pledges made at the Copenhagen Conference will not be enough to prevent global temperatures from rising past the breaking point.
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).