A little late but next week, on the 23 and 24 of May, is going to be the All-Energy Exhibition & Conference, only the UK’s largest renewable energy event taking place in ‘Europe’s Energy City’, Aberdeen.
To read more about the conference, please follow the following visit the All - Energy in the UK webpage.
We all have read, heard of seen the advantages of the electric vehicle. The increasing use of this transport is now letting see some of the future problems it might bring. This article from newsweek show how companies are facing the problem as an opportunity to business, giving solutions the new automobile industry era along with some science help.
Today the International Energy Agency (IAE) has released some shocking data, and revelead an important setback over limiting the global increase in temperature to 2ºC. Emissions in 2010 were the highest in history! This increase in emissions is attributed to a recovery in economy and industrial activity. The emissions come mainly from the industrial and construction activities.
According to the agency, 80% of the emissions of the energy sector forecasted for 2020 have already been reached. This supposes a big challenge for the future, taking into account that huge investments and efforts need to be made in order to achieve a target agreement in the United Nations Climate Change Conference inCancun.
Gunter Pauli , Director of the Zero Emissions Research Initiative (ZERI) and member of the Katerva Award Council, shares a short animation from ZERI saying we can exit nuclear power…with enough energy, consensus and profit. Good and simple examples of how getting greener with what we have.
Good video posted in The Blue Economy blog and introduced to the Cleantech Club by Amy Raisbeck.
TIME & FORTUNE invite students from top business, environmental, public policy, and engineering graduate schools from around the world to submit an essay for the Energy for Tomorrow competition .
To take part in the competition , participants are required to submit a 1,000-word essay in English that addresses the question below, 50-word essay synopsis, author photo and brief biography by Friday 20 th May 2011 to the specified contact. ESADE students should submit essay to Aoife Cecilia Crean, email@example.com.
Google Ventures , Google’s venture capital division has decided to make an investment on renewable energies with the entrance on CoolPlanetBioFuels, a California firm where also GE Energy Financial Services also has a stake.
A new publication from the Boston Consulting Group just came out, focused on how fast businesses are adopting sustainability. It's a rather good read, probably worth giving it a glance for those of you taking the Business Environment elective.