Investment in improving the energy efficiency of buildings is widely acknowledged as a high-potential and cost-effective means of improving Europe’s Energy security, reducing operating costs, reducing CO2 Emissions and creating jobs. Studies have indicated that such investment is one of…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/italy-energy-performance-contracts-fund-energy-efficiency-eu-energy-and-climate-change-objectives-energy-efficiency/ 2020 target, Climate, CO2 Emissions, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, energy efficiency standards, Green Building, Politics & Legislation, Sustainability, Utilities
Total and others will shut down more refineries in Europe over the next few years because of a broad consensus to cut CO2 emissions and reduce consumption, the chief executive of the French oil major said on Sunday.
France’s Rouen commercial court rejected in April two take-over offers for…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/more-refineries-will-close-in-europe-broad-consensus-to-cut-co2-emissions-and-reduce-consumption/ CO2 Emissions, French refinery, interview on RTL radio, LCI television
While browsing AdWeek, I came across a video titled The Price of Carbon and thought it would be worth sharing as a conversation starter. It’s a pretty concise way to encourage the continuation of a complex discussion about a topic with immediate and long term impact on human…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/videos/climate-change-and-the-price-of-carbon-vs-a-price-on-carbon-video-immediate-and-long-term-impact-on-human-existence-on-earth/ Cap-and-Trade, Carbon and De-carbonization, carbon pricing, Climate, climate change, CO2 Emissions, Environment, Finance, Fossil Fuels, human existence on Earth, immediate and long term impact, Politics & Legislation, Price of Carbon, Price on Carbon VIDEO, Public Health
The title of this piece will hopefully arouse curiosity, but I have to confess it’s not quite what I believe. My parents lived through the depression so I was bought up to be frugal. We weren’t poor by any means, but my mother didn’t go to a restaurant until she was in her mid forties….http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/energy-efficiency-in-praise-of-waste-clean-electricity-climate-clever-campaign/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Cleantech, CO2 Emissions, Efficiency, Electricity, electricity Climate Clever campaign, energy efficiency and renewable energy, Energy Efficiency In Praise, Nuclear Power, Renewables, sweden, Waste clean
The title of this piece will hopefully arouse curiosity, but I have to confess it’s not quite what I believe. My parents lived through the depression so I was bought up to be frugal. We weren’t poor by any means, but my mother didn’t go to a restaurant until she was in her mid forties….http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/energy-efficiency-in-praise-of-waste-industrial-grade-suggestions/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Cleantech, CO2 Emissions, Efficiency, Electricity, energy efficiency, energy efficiency and renewable energy, Nuclear Power, Renewables, sweden
Humans live in equilibrium with other species in a finite world. In such a world, there is never really a Steady State. Instead, there is a constant ebb and flow. One species may be dominant in an area for a while, and then another. If populations are closely matched in “ability,” then…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/what-would-it-take-to-get-to-a-steady-state-economy-humans-live-in-equilibrium-with-other-species-in-a-finite-world/ CO2 Emissions, Energy and Economy, Environment, Finance, financial crisis, Oil, Oil prices, population growth, Public Health, Sustainability, Water
Mushrooms are one of the most powerful items in the Super Mario video game franchise, providing extra lives and making characters stronger. So wouldn’t it be great if real-life mushrooms could help the fight against climate change by boosting carbon sequestration?
Fortunately, there’s no…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/mushrooms-fight-against-climate-change-by-key-to-safe-and-natural-carbon-sequestration/ Carbon and De-carbonization, carbon capture and sequestration, Climate, climate change, CO2 Emissions, Coal, Department of Energy, Environment, Natural Carbon Sequestration, News
Should the shale gas revolution be feared or cheered?
The boom in shale gas production currently reshaping North American energy markets has a mixed environmental record. Cheap natural gas is forcing the closure of dozens of America’s dirtiest coal plants and driving U.S. carbon dioxide…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/should-the-shale-gas-revolution-be-feared-or-cheered-americas-dirtiest-coal-plants-and-driving-u-s-carbon-dioxide-emissions/
On Monday the Senate held a symposium under the auspices of Sen. Tom Carper’s (D-DE) office — “Climate Change Actions under the Clean Air Act: Reducing Power Plant Emissions without Harming the Economy” — bringing together representatives from both clean energy groups and the energy…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/how-epa-could-help-cut-carbon-emissions-17-percent-by-2020-reducing-power-plant-emissions-without-harming-the-economy/