green politics

Cellulosic Ethanol is Making Progress, Industry Says

January 12, 2012

The Renewable Fuels Association has published an article on its website saying that despite a shortfall in cellulosic biofuel production in relation to the targets set by the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), as reported by the New York Times, the sector has been making advances. Related Posts:Switchgrass Shows Potential as Biofuel Material, Say Italian ResearchersCellulosic […]

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EU Faces Court Case Over Biofuels

June 4, 2011

A coalition of green groups that includes ClientEarth, Friends of the Earth Europe, FERN and Corporate Europe Observatory, have filed a legal suit against the European Union. They accuse the European Commission of violating European transparency laws for refusing to provide access information in decisions relating to the sustainability of Europe’s biofuel policy. Related Posts:Alliance […]

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Less Bureaucracy on the Horizon For Solar Power in the U.S.

June 3, 2011

The Obama administration this week announced the availability of more than $27 million in new funding available through the SunShot initiative whose objective is to reduce the non-hardware costs of solar energy projects. The idea is to bring down the overall costs of installed solar energy systems. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm […]

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Switzerland To Phase Out Nuclear Power

May 30, 2011

Germany responded swiftly to the Japanese nuclear crisis by announcing a decision to phase out its older nuclear stations. Japan followed a few weeks later saying that it intends to focus on renewable energy (although it won’t do away with nuclear power altogether). And now Switzerland is looking to hydropower to secure its energy future, […]

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UK Body Wants an Alternative Energy Revolution

May 9, 2011

It’s not the first time we hear an official organization saying something along these lines, but it’s a message worth hammering out over and over again. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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