Smart grid or super grid, decentralized or centralized renewable power plants? The discussion about the future of our power supply is running hot, and high-tech visions are everywhere.
This briefing aims to highlight some of the key areas where the climate legislation in Congress falls short and outlines how Obama and the US can do more to deliver deeper emission cuts by harnessing the potential of renewable energy and energy...
There is widespread agreement that tropical deforestation, which accounts for about 20% of global greenhouse gas emissions, must be halted in order to avoid the catastrophic impacts associated with a 2°C or more rise in global mean temperature.
The Arctic and the Antarctic are under assault - from the impacts of rapidly accelerating climate change; from increased industrialization; and from the unchecked consumption of our planet's resources.
Conclusions and Recommendations on the report commissioned by Greenpeace from the University of Freiburg, Institute of Forest Policy.
Pitfalls and Opportunities for mutually addressing climate change and biodiversity conservation
The cattle sector in the Brazilian Amazon is the largest driver of deforestation in the world, responsible for an average of one acre lost every 8 seconds. Efforts to halt global deforestation emissions must tackle this sector.
Global warming is an urgent crisis that demands immediate action to prevent climate catastrophe. The consequences of inaction are far too great, and the time remaining to reduce those consequences is running out.
The nuclear power industry is attempting to exploit the climate crisis by aggressively promoting nuclear technology as a “low-carbon” means of generating electricity. Nuclear power claims to be safe, cost-effective, and able meet the world’s...
Fact: Investing in wind power is far more profitable than
investing in nuclear power.
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