'Alternative' energy and less energy

23/05/17
Author: 
Michael Shields and John Miller

 

May 21, 2017

Swiss voters backed the government's plan to provide billions of dollars in subsidies for renewable energy, ban new nuclear plants and help bail out struggling utilities in a binding referendum on Sunday.

Provisional final figures showed support at 58.2 percent under the Swiss system of direct democracy, which gives voters final say on major policy issues.

19/05/17
Author: 
compiled by Michael O’Neil
Corbyn UK 2017

The Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn have released their 2017 manifesto for the June 8th General Election, entitled “For the Many, Not the Few.” The manifesto outlines policies of interest those dedicated to the movements for energy democracy and a just transition away from fossil fuels.

16/05/17
Author: 
Matt McFarland

Bikes, long an underdog on streets, will rule the roads eventually.

02/05/17
Author: 
Gar Alperovitz, Joe Guinan and Thomas M. Hanna

Government can save the climate from burning the same way it saved the economy from depression: Buy out the companies behind the crisis.

13/03/17
Author: 
The 180 CBC staff

[Editor: interesting coming from the CBC and this 'sustainability' blogger! "Wicker said that she was spending so much effort researching eco-friendly options, while instead she could have been putting her energy into advocating for larger, systemic changes that she says would be more effective.")

28/02/17

Beijing, 28 February 2017 – China is forecasting a significant drop in CO2 emissions of approximately 1%, according to Greenpeace East Asia’s analysis of China’s National Energy Administration forecasts for 2017.

21/02/17

Discover what’s new in immerging storage batteries

19/02/17
Author: 
Roger Bryenton

The following item was written by Roger Bryenton P. Eng. (former), MBA, Energy Systems Consultant, Suzuki and SPEC Elder.

15/02/17
Author: 
Lauren Tyler
Photo courtesy of Bryan Passifiume/CanWEA.

During his six-year tenure working in Alberta’s oil sands, Lliam Hildebrand found that one topic in particular – renewable energy, of all things – always made its way into conversation.

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