The San Francisco suburb of Richmond filed a civil case in a California against the energy giant Chevron, its biggest employer, and other oil companies for planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions dating back to 1965.
A small coastal village in the Philippines has been losing its land to the encroaching sea over the past 27 years. Residents on the frontlines plead for permanent relocation and hope those who are accountable will pay.
and Tzeporah Berman –
If we are to avoid the most devastating impacts of climate change, phasing out coal – climate killer number one – will not be enough. A safe climate future requires ending the age of Big Oil.
Hussein Dia –
Electro-mobility now seems inevitable, but the impact this shift will have on jobs, the oil economy and even national tax systems will be profound. Swinburne University of Technology's Hussein Dia explains.
Katharine Hayhoe –
Is climate research more important than who pays for it? A former Exxon-funded climate scientist, Katharine Hayhoe, discusses the moral dilemma of using tainted money to study climate change, and what it means for scientists and academics.
By 2050, solar energy will be cheaper, batteries more powerful, and appliances ultra energy-efficient that energy will practically be free for consumers. This could be bad news for power utilities, warns ADB's Sohail Hasnie.
Can the world reach peak demand for oil by 2040? Switching to electric vehicles is one way to get there, but trends such as ride-sharing programmes and car-free urban zones can be just as critical, writes researchers.
Vaidehi Shah –
A Global Witness report has found that more than 200 people were killed for engaging in peaceful protest against corporate mining, logging, agribusiness and poaching activities last year. The trend is growing.
Want to know more about sustainability reporting, but don't know where to begin? Eco-Business and simpleshow have produced an easy-to-understand clip that explains it all in less than three minutes.
Medilyn Manibo –
At the UN Climate Summit, Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio delivered a stern message to government leaders, telling them to stop ignoring the reality of climate change. Watch his speech here:
Biofuels are becoming big policy and big business as countries around the world look to decrease petroleum dependence, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector, and support agricultural ...
In a previous articles titled "Economic Feasibility of Sustainable Non-Food Feedstock Based Biodiesel Production: Part 1 and Part 2 ",we have covered how Pongamia Pinnata and Moringa oleifera are going ...
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