Posts Tagged ‘carbon‘

Chart: Which countries are decarbonizing the fastest?

Carbon intensity has to fall 6.2% each year to halt global warming. It’s falling 0.9%…Note that Australia has made the biggest decarbonization gains in recent years, with its carbon intensity declining 4.6 percent since 2008, thanks in part to a big drop in electricity use and a

South Korea goes it alone with the world’s most aggressive carbon market

Link: South Korea goes it alone with the world’s most aggressive carbon market With a belligerent, nuclear-armed neighbor led by a messianic millennial on its border, you’d think that reducing greenhouse gas emissions would rank low on South Korea’€™s to-do list. Yet the country plans

Reiterating its goal of a world powered solely by renewable energy by 2050, and recognizing the need for new policy following the deadline of its 20-20-20 climate targets, the WWF has released a new report outlining ways the EU can both meet, and increase, its

Your 2012 climate change scorecard | Grist

Link: Your 2012 climate change scorecard | Grist • The United Nations did nothing. Fifty thousand people met in Rio; who-knows-how-many traveled to Qatar. And that all resulted in a vague promise to maybe do something in 2013. The U.N.’s ability to mandate change is

The City of the Future

Post found on Glen Hiemstra’s Futurist.com: “I am working on a book with Dennis Walsh on the future of cities. We’ll have that done by the end of summer. In the meantime, txchnologist.com continues its series on future cities, and recently interviewed me, among others.