On Thursday, the administration released an executive order directing the federal government to triple its use of renewable energy by 2020, which would bring the government’s renewable energy usage to 20 percent.
Projects to help boost private investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable forests in six African countries have received $330 million in funding from the African Development Bank and the Climate Investment Funds, the AfDB announced Thursday.
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Former energy secretary Steven Chu told Canadian business leaders to focus more on renewable energy and less on the Keystone XL pipeline when considering the future of the North American energy industry.
It's no longer enviros saying the days of fossil fuel are numbered. We have institutional investors, Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Citigroup, HSBC and many others in the financial industry warning that carbon-based companies are overvalued in the marketplace.