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Climate change, Church of England, clean energy, low carbon economy, divestment, fossil fuels, tar sands, coal, Leon Kaye

Church of England Announces Divestment from Coal and Tar Sands

The powerful Church of England is putting its pounds and pence where its mouth is: The body that administers the worldwide Anglican Communion…

Investors Pressure Oil Companies to Disclose Carbon Asset Risk

The jury might still be out on when the world will run out of oil, but the rising human and economic costs associated…
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How Smarter Thermostat Control Yields Energy Savings

A new generation of smart HVAC and climate control systems hold out the promise of reducing energy expenses, energy consumption and carbon emissions,…
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Sustainable Rubber Products Destined for European Markets

A new sustainable rubber partnership will spur production of tires and a wide range of industrial materials made from sustainable Lehigh's micronized rubber…
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Atlantic Offshore Wind Turbines Can Power the Entire East Coast

Offshore winds off the US Atlantic coast could generate enough clean, renewable electrical power for at least one-third of the entire U.S., or…
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New 170 Megawatt Solar Facility Comes to Southern California

Fluor's got the go-ahead to begin Phase 1 of the Centinela Solar project, which aims to bring an initial 125 megawatts of solar…
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Huge Oversupply Renders Kyoto Protocol Emissions Market Ineffective

The huge surplus means that developed economies will be able to emit more greenhouse gases than foreseen under worst-case "business-as-usual" scenarios, as well…
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World’s Largest Investor Groups Call for End to Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Investors Urging Governments to Enact Comprehensive Climate Change, Clean Energy Policies Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy production reached the highest level…
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U.S. NGOs that Are Moving the Needle on Climate Change

The past few weeks I have been openly critical of Earth Hour (from WWF) and even 350.org because I believe they could do…
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For 2011: What’s Coming in Climate Change and Carbon IT

Last week at my co-working space Christmas party I was asked me about the next big thing in climate change IT. 2010 has…