Even without the threat of carbon regulations, the US coal industry is already in dire straits.
Unity College in Maine was the first in the U.S. to divest all fossil fuel holdings from its endowment. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Unity president Stephen Mulkey talks about why he sees this groundbreaking move as an ethical decision and an extension of the college’s mission.
“Green governance.” is based on a reconceptualization of the human right to a clean and healthy environment and the modern rediscovery of the age-old paradigm of the commons.
If metrics focus solely on yields it can support the illusion that our agricultural system is meeting the nutrition, health, environmental sustainability, rural development and other needs of the population.
What the IEA has inadvertently stumbled upon is the reason why oil limits are a problem...It looks like there are plenty of resources available and plenty of ways to reduce energy use through mitigation. In fact, it becomes to impossible to finance everything that needs to be done.
New York oil prices rose sharply on Monday due to the usual hopes for an economic recovery and threats to Middle Eastern oil exports.
Following the massive bailouts, stimulus spending and quantitative easing of recent years, everyone breathed a sigh of relief and went back to sleep, says Richard Heinberg. But the coming global energy crisis will likely provide the jolt that wakes everyone up again.
Climate change is carbon, hunger is carbon, money is carbon, politics is carbon, land is carbon, we are carbon.
How did we get to a state where corporations seem to have more legal (and financial) access to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness than the average citizen?
What makes Sustainable Williamson potentially groundbreaking is that it involves allies who bring very different interests and occupations to the table.
Mayor Park is leading a wave of social innovation in Seoul and opening a new chapter in the city's history.
The key to Chicken Shop’s success and effectiveness is that they work with existing market forces instead of against them.
The latest data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) and other sources proves that the oil and gas majors are in deep trouble.