Carbon Emissions

Less Carbon, More Savings: The Relationship Between Renewable Energy and Your Electric Bill

"The next time someone tells you that they would support renewable energy if the costs weren't so high, share these findings with them and see if their perspective changes." -- Brennan Louw, ClearSky Advisors

Where Have All the Trees Gone? Trying to Save the World's Forests Through Sustainable Finance

"We won't succeed in tackling climate change unless we deal with deforestation." -- Caroline Spelman, UK environment secretary, International Forest Day conference, Durban, South Africa, December 4, 2011

The Heat Is On: Green Climate Fund in Danger in Durban

"Governments must find ways -- now -- to mobilize resources up to the $100 billion per annum pledged." -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on the Green Climate Fund

If a Tree Falls in the Forest, How Much Carbon Is Released: UN Issues Warning If Private Sector Fails to Invest in REDD

"Forests are the natural treasure chests of the world, providing a host of ecosystem services that -- and this needs to be said very clearly and up front -- are paramount to ensuring economic progress and human well-being, not only locally but also at global scale." -- UNEP Finance Initiative{1}

The Global 500 Tackles Climate Change: Low Carbon Growth Central to World’s Largest Companies

"Managing carbon emission and protecting the business from climate change impacts is fundamental to achieving sustainable and strong shareholder returns." -- Paul Simpson, CEO, Carbon Disclosure Project

Cleantech vs. Keystone XL: Could a Controversial Pipeline Undermine Obama’s Case for Green Investment?

"If we don't lead in clean energy, we'll follow. I'd hate to see us replace the importing of foreign oil with the importing of foreign technology." -- Vice President Joe Biden

The Asian Explosion: Searching for Sustainability on the World’s Most Populous Continent

"Countries that move quickly down a clean energy pathway will be the economic powerhouses of the 21st century." -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Imported Goods are Hidden to Alter Real Carbon Emission Stats

Carbon emissions that are related to imported goods in many developing countries are on the increase according to two new studies.

Can Geothermal Power Help China Meet its Energy Needs?

Faced with a need to find cleaner sources of energy, geothermal power could help China meet increasing demand.

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