Green Energy

February 9, 2017

Wind Outlook 2017: A Solid Year Despite Pockets of Global Unrest

With more than 1 million people employed in wind, the sector will grow in key markets around the globe. By Jennifer Runyon          […]
December 2, 2016

A JUST TRANSITION TO DEFEAT THE POPULIST POLITICIANS

I recently came across the story of Ed Woolsey, a fifth-generation farmer from Iowa. In recent years his crop has changed radically. “Before, I raised corn […]
December 1, 2016

UNLOCKING CLIMATE FINANCE TO BUILD RESILIENCE

Last year, the adoption of the Paris Agreement sent an unequivocal signal that the global economy will move along a low-carbon path. This year, attention has […]
December 1, 2016

WALMART’S SCIENCE BASED TARGETS: A GAME CHANGER

Walmart has become the 26th company to successfully set greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets that are in line with what climate science says is necessary to […]
December 1, 2016

Every 50 cigarettes smoked cause one DNA mutation per lung cell

Each extra cigarette generates more molecular damage By Alice Klein     The numbers are in. We can now precisely count how many cancer-related DNA mutations […]
December 1, 2016

AUB’s Samir and Claude Abillama Annual Award Ceremony: Innovators prove that Entrepreneurship can be Ecofriendly

NNA – The American University of Beirut (AUB) Nature Conservation Center (NCC) has held the annual Samir and Claude Abillama Eco-entrepreneurship Award ceremony that grants the […]
December 1, 2016

THE PATHWAY TO DECOUPLING EMISSIONS FROM REVENUE

Longstanding business concerns over the negative impact on revenue growth from controlling runaway emissions now have a growing number of proven pathways to success, the latest […]
December 1, 2016

THE PARIS AGREEMENT BECOMES AN UNSTOPPABLE FORCE

By Peter Bakker, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)     “What was once unthinkable is now unstoppable,” – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon     […]