Posted on 10 July 2009
It’s the middle of summer! It’s time to kick back, relax, and take a vacation. Go out and enjoy the blue sky, green grass, golden sand, pink bug bites… Oh, and the big, black debt hovering over your head and burning your skin like an angry, wicked sun. Yes, if you’re like many people in the news this week, you’re learning that your actions have consequences. That, or you’re still blissfully unaware of your huge mistakes—and with weather like this, it’s probably better that way. Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to this week’s heavily sarcastic edition of Weekly Sustainability Facts! Read the full story
Posted on 27 March 2009
Australia holds a promising future for renewable energy. The Government, as well as the people of Australia, are showing keen interest in environmental initiatives.
According to the Green Power report, roughly 877,000 homes and 34,000 businesses voluntarily purchased green power between October and December 2008.
Australia is likely to experience steroidal growth in renewable energy projects. In order to reduce its share of green house gas emissions, Australia is expected to spend billions of dollars on renewable energy projects between 2009 and 2020. Read the full story
Posted on 24 March 2009
Germany is the most progressive nation in Europe with respect to environmental sustainability. It has set very aggressive targets for reduction of carbon emissions. By 2020, Germany wants to reduce CO2 emissions by 40% of its 1990 level.
There are several driving forces in action which are expected to lead Germany to its CO2 targets. Read the full story
Posted on 22 March 2009
Poor man wanna be rich,
Rich man wanna be king,
And a king ain’t satisfied
Til he rules everything.
Bruce Springsteen, Badlands
Thanks for your passion and for doing so much to bring attention to the environmental disaster we are heading for. I applaud your science and the clarity of your argument and mostly for the energy and commitment you bring to the cause. Taking the argument to the business community is brave and necessary – we need to change the behavior of the uncommitted. Read the full story