In a recent op-ed in the Washington Post, former Treasury Secretary Lawrence “Larry” Summers makes the point that, with gasoline taxes at levels not seen in years, this would be an excellent time to implement a carbon tax.
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Environmental groups are waiting to see whether a 4,500-ton oil spill, which occurred last week when two ships collided in the Singapore Strait, will make landfall on Bintan Island. If so, Indonesia’s endangered turtle populations could suffer — and so could the island’s vibrant eco-tourism industry.
A group of Senators recently urged the U.S. Department of Energy to continue funding programs for the domestic distributed wind energy industry. What’s their argument, and why should we care?
We hated the car when they were getting 10 miles to the gallon. As cars became more efficient, we began to forgive them. We have slowly stopped hating the car, but maybe we shouldn’t.
When companies make claims about their environmentally friendly practices that aren’t backed by facts or that are downright false, their credibility takes a hit. But what can well-intentioned business owners do to make sure they avoid the pitfalls of greenwashing?
TriplePundit has partnered with Masdar again to bring you the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week blogging contest! This year’s blogging contest is all about creativity and forecasting the future. Describe the ideal city in 2030. Winner gets a trip to ADSW 2015!
As a combat veteran who served in Afghanistan, I believe that what happens to the country and to the world will depend on the United States realizing energy security.
3-D printing could offer a dual solution to the world’s waste problem, allowing transformation of plastic waste into new plastic products.
A lot has happened in the world of sustainability since I wrote my first article here on TriplePundit. Here are my thoughts 1,000 posts later.
If you waited until the last minute for stocking stuffers (again), bypass those dollar-store trinkets, and give a gift you believe in.
Having tripled its national renewable energy targets, South Africa has awarded a contract to build a 100-MW concentrating solar power-molten salts energy storage facility. Spain’s Abengoa is leading the project development group, which has secured $1 billion of financing from a consortium of multilateral and South African banks.
Yesterday Rocky Mountain Institute and Carbon War Room announced they will merge, allowing the new organization more leverage as it fights climate change.