discussion forum


Aug 31 2014 - 08:30
Kathy Chen and Stian Reklev

(Reuters) - China plans to roll out its national market for carbon permit trading in 2016, an official said Sunday, adding that the government is close to finalising rules for what will be the world's biggest emissions trading scheme.


Aug 24 2014 - 07:45
Sandra Steingraber

ssteingraberThese are my prepared remarks for a speech I gave at the Boston stop of the People’s Climate March tour, “Building a Movement of Movements: Towards thePeople’s Climate March in NYC.”

Aug 20 2014 - 18:30

The rise of the Internet means that simple factual issues can be checked quicker than would have been believed possible a generation ago. The rise of social media means that facts are not checked, they are retweeted.

Such is the case with renewable energy in Germany, where it appears almost anything is to be believed.

Jul 30 2014 - 10:30
Chris William, Robert Pollen
Summer is in full swing, and there's news now that the world just had its hottest June on record. And it also had its hottest May on record. With growing concern over the burning of fossil fuel affecting climate change, there's been an increased interest in shifting our economy to one that revolves around renewable energy, otherwise as known as a green economy. But is this shift even feasible?Now joining us to get some answers to this question are our two guests.
Jul 27 2014 - 14:15
Chris Williams

Despite efforts to economically colonize the ancient cultures and peoples that populate Morocco, a strong resistance movement is fighting back.

Jul 9 2014 - 10:45

A new report by Oil Change International, Cashing in on All of the Above: U.S. Fossil Fuel Production Subsidies under Obama, demonstrates the huge and growing amount of subsidies going to the fossil fuel industry in the U.S. every year. In 2013, the U.S.

Jun 26 2014 - 09:15
Christine Geovanis

At the foot of BP Whiting’s tar sands refinery, along the shores of Lake Michigan, sits the century-old East Chicago, Indiana community of Marktown.

Jun 25 2014 - 07:15
Mark Peplow

Five years ago, a new photo voltaic material made a rather low-key entrance on the solar power scene. Methylammonium lead tri-iodide belongs to a family of crystals known as perovskites, and a solar cell made from it converted light into electricity with an efficiency of just 3.8 percent—hardly likely to solve the world’s energy troubles.

Jun 14 2014 - 11:00
Nafeez Ahmed

The latest data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) and other sources proves that the oil and gas majors are in deep trouble. Over the last decade, rising oil prices have been driven primarily by rising production costs.



Subscribe to Energy