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Solar, Wind, Etc. News Roundup

July 31st, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

Here’s some more cleantech, energy, and other random green news for your reading pleasure. Don’t go overboard and read it [&hellip


National Survey: Nearly 90% Of Americans Say Government Should Act On Global Warming, Push Ahead On Clean Energy

May 29th, 2013 | by Andrew

In contrast to a bitterly divided Congress, there is also broad public support for eliminating fossil fuel subsidies, taxing carbon and greenhouse gas emissions, and lowering emissions regardless of what other countries may or may not do, according to a national survey conducted by 4C -- George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication and the Yale Center for Climate Change Communication


California’s Third Cap And Trade Auction Sells Out, At Record Price

May 24th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

California's third cap and trade carbon allowance auction was held last week, and businesses snapped up all available 2013 permits, setting a record price level in the process. In addition to the 2013 permits, over three-quarters of advance allowances for 2016 were sold to businesses.


South Korea May Launch World’s Most Ambitious Cap And Trade Market

May 18th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

With roughly 18 months until launch, South Korea appears on the path to launch the world’s most ambitious cap and trade market, with the highest global price on carbon. The government is still finalizing system design, set to launch in January 2015, but it could ultimately cover 70% of national emissions and reach $90 per ton of carbon


Can Fossil Fuel Divestment Prevent The Carbon Bubble From Bursting?

April 26th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Could divestment, the same movement that brought down Apartheid, be the key to ending America's fossil fuel addiction and preventing the next great financial crisis? Activists at more than 400 colleges, cities and states, and religious institutions think the answer is yes - and San Francisco may have given the fossil fuel divestment campaign its biggest win to date.



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