Australia Votes in Carbon Credits

This is a historic moment. Australia’s Parliament has put the nation’s first carbon price into law. With this vote, the world has turned a pivotal corner in the collective effort to solve the climate crisis. This success is the result of the tireless work...

Japan Approves National Feed-in Tariff

By Steve Leone, Associate Editor, RenewableEnergyWorld.com Japan positioned itself as the next large growth market for renewable energy Friday as the upper chamber of parliament approved legislation that will create a national feed-in tariff. The new law is expected...
Think – Not!

Think – Not!

Tiny electric car maker Think Global AS filed for bankruptcy today in its home market of Norway after attempts to keep the company going through recapitalization and restructuring failed, the company said in a statement. It is the fourth time Think has collapsed...

“Eco Hero” Daryl Hannah-Tree Hugger’s Ball

  From co-founding the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance to her civil disobedience arrest at a West Virginia mountaintop removal strip-mine, Daryl Hannah’s “off the grid” lifestyle and activism make her the perfect speaker & role model for OC residents wanting to...

A link between climate change and tornadoes?

By Bill McKibben, Published: 2011-05-23 Caution: It is vitally important not to make connections. When you see pictures of rubble like this week’s shots from Joplin, Mo., you should not wonder: Is this somehow related to the tornado outbreak three weeks ago in...

BHP To Mine Uranium With Renewables?

By Giles Parkinson BHP Billiton has big plans to mine uranium at Olympic Dam, and company documents show that renewables might actually be the best option for powering the project, writes Giles Parkinson BHP Billiton has caught some flak from the green movement about...