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  • Major US Corporations Pledge To Increase Renewable Energy Usage, Decrease Carbon Footprint

    Executives from 13 major U.S. corporations are announcing at least $140 billion in new investments to decrease their carbon footprints as part of a White House initiative to recruit private commitments ahead of a United Nations climate-change summit later this year in Paris. Companies including Apple Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co., and Goldman Sachs Group…

  • Climate Talks Nearing Consensus in Behind-the-Scenes Meetings

    Publicly, the United Nations climate-change talks look mired in disputes over everything from money to the length of the proposed agreement. Source: Energy Efficiency

  • Global Renewable Energy Is Status Positive

    The headline figure from the authoritative REN21 Renewables Global Status Report 2015 (GSR) states renewables accounted for more than 59 percent of all new electricity generating capacity installed worldwide during 2014. Source: Energy Efficiency

  • Mid-Year Celebrations: Fireworks, A World Cup, And Clean Energy Momentum

    This month alone, we Americans celebrated our nation’s birthday, capped off perfectly by the USA women’s soccer team’s sensational 5-2 victory in the World Cup final. As we hit the halfway point of 2015, the clean-energy industry also has much to celebrate, much of it in the month of June alone and much of it…