and Jonathan Woetzel –
China is adopting renewable energy at a breakneck pace, but its overall energy demand is also rising rapidly; this provides an opportunity for the country to demonstrate global leadership in clean energy technology development.
Sohail Hasnie –
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.
There's no telling how strict national regulations on greenhouse gas emissions will be in the future, but it might be less costly for the electricity industry—and the environment—if they invested in carbon-free electricity now, says MIT's Jennifer Morris.
Nature gives us a lot: water, timber, minerals, biodiversity, food, clean air. But the perception that natural capital is endless and free leads to overuse and under-investment – and we constantly hear that there's not enough money to invest in the environment. A recent conference asked how we can shake the piggy bank to give something back to nature.
If it's green, it's mostly clean, according to a new, comprehensive review of renewable energy sources released today by the International Resource Panel, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme ...
The eighth annual State of Green Business report continues GreenBiz's tradition of opening a window into how, and how much, companies are improving their environmental performance and how much their ...