Despite the highly publicized bankruptcy of solar energy firm Solyndra, the solar industry has grown 300% since 2006 (with annual growth rates over 45% each year) and employs more than 100,000 Americans.
The United Nations predicts that this Halloween we will reach an unprecedented milestone in human history: the world’s population will reach 7 billion.
Gernot Wagner, Economist at EDF and author of the new book But Will the Planet Notice?, talks about how smart economic policies can do much more than the “green” behavioral modifications so often championed by environmentalists.
Is global warming fading from the American political agenda?
Top investors representing $20 trillion of assets continue to call for long-term climate policies. To put that number in perspective, the world’s GDP is $63 trillion.
Ultimately, for a project that will neither create many sustainable jobs nor be in the interest of national security, the administration will likely expend a fair amount of political capital if it does go ahead and approve it.
Congress passed three long-awaited free trade agreements (FTA’s) with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama on Wednesday, ending a political standoff that has stretched across two presidencies.
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati on Globalization, International Trade, and Climate Change.
A senior court advisor in the European Court of Justice confirmed this week that the European Union is legally allowed to compel airlines to pay for their greenhouse commissions when landing or taking off from European airports.
Dominion Power is the latest company to start preparing for a potential onslaught of electric cars on American roadways.