China’s carbon emissions will keep climbing, says the country's chief negotiator at Doha, Xie Zhenhua, when its GDP reaches 20 - 25 thousand USD.
The death toll from China’s worst coal mining accident in nearly three years has risen to 43, with three men still trapped underground.
Could it be that the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gas is the same country that spends more on green technology than any other country?
Japan-based Mitsui & Co., Ltd (MITSY.PK), one of the largest global “sogo shoshas (general trading companies)” in the world, has bought a $12-million stake in Tres Amigas, a continental grid interconnection which eventually aims to tie together the nation’s three major electricity networks, the Western Interconnection, the Eastern Interconnection, and the Texas Interconnection. It will do this while simultaneously integrating a wide array of renewable energy sources like solar and wind.
Google's philanthropic arm, Google.org, has released a study that delves into the impact of clean-energy innovation on both the nation’s financial health and its job sector.
Greenpeace just released a new report entitled, How Dirty is Your Data? The report highlights the organization's assessment of energy use in the cloud technology service sector.
A new study from Harvard University has found that when the entire life-cycle of coal is considered -- extraction, transport, processing, and combustion -- it poses significant public health and environment hazards. Cumulatively, the study estimates these hazards cost the American people roughly US$300 to US$500 billion dollars annually.