Courtesy OECD and IEA.It's official, China is #1, world champ, leader of the pack.
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T. Boone Pickens has made a little money in the oil business.
A new study of the Chinese wind energy market finds the country's growth will likely continue despite the global economic spasms. EER's report finds China will be #1 in generating electricity from wind by 2011.
That's the bottom line out of the G8 Summit in Japan where the world's eight biggest economies are meeting. They have pledged to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Don't give up on alternative energy, says EER. They cite three long-term trends that mean a long and successful future for effective producers of electricity and energy not based on fossil fuels: "The globe is still warming, the earth’s fossil fuel resources are still being depleted, and the developing world’s demand for energy will continue to grow in leaps and bounds.
A new report based on data collected at the observatory on Mauna Loa, Hawaii, shows CO2 levels in the atmosphere are higher than they've been in a long time. How long?
I'm a grumpy old man. It's very easy to get really angry or completely depressed blogging about cleantech, or the need for it.
Nothing definite will happen concerning the Detroit Big Three automakers before December 2nd. But the saga of the sagging auto sales and the wilting industrial giants in Michigan is rich with plot points and maneuvering.
Clean-tech is getting more and more political. With so much money and government subsidy, or not, at stake, it was inevitable.
Fossil fuel prices are dropping so all the folks who rushed into the alternative energy branch of greentech are going to be slogging up a steep and slippery slope for some time. But can't somebody come up with a good idea for artificial lighting that is both more efficient than incandescent, and greener than compact flourescent?