Climate Change and Global Warming Part 2

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Yesterday’s post focused on a leaked draft of a United Nations Report obtained by Bloomberg.com The document claims that humans risk causing irreversible and widespread damage to the planet if… Read More

Climate Change and Global Warming Part 1

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A leaked draft of a United Nations report  obtained by Bloomberg.com claims humans risk causing irreversible and widespread damage to the planet unless something is done quickly to limit fossil… Read More

The Future of EV Vehicles in China- Part 2

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Last week, we posted the first of two blogs about electric-vehicles in China. Bloomberg recently reported that the government in China may give as much as 100 billion yuan ($16 billion)… Read More

The Future for EV Vehicles in China

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Bloomberg reports that the government in China may give as much as 100 billion yuan ($16 billion) in funding to build electric-vehicle charging facilities with the hope of spurring demand… Read More

Renewables Infrastructure Group Buys Three U.K. Solar Farms

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The Renewables Infrastructure Group has agreed to buy three U.K. solar farms from a venture between British Solar Renewables Ltd. and Banco Santander SA. The photovoltaic farms total 56.6 megawatts… Read More

Another Look at United Nations Environmental Assembly

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Last month we spoke with Zintro expert Rick Rybeck about the first United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) taking place in Kenya. The Associate Press described it as a weeklong event… Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Renewable Resources

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Green Building Convergence of renewable energy and energy efficiency and building performance…. View inquiry Hydroelectricity Russian strategic consulting co is looking for international expert(s) in hydroelectric industry with profound knowledge of… Read More

United Nations Environmental Assembly Meets in Kenya

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Areas such as climate change, pollution, land degradation and access to water effect people all over the world, regardless of their country. The first United Nations Environmental Assembly opened in… Read More

SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers and BMW Group Invest $200M

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After already investing $100 million in the facility, SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers and BMW Group announced plans to invest $200 million to triple carbon fiber (CF) capacity at their plant… Read More

Examining Climate Finance

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Climate finance is the focus of the last chapter in the most recent 1,000 plus page report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), representing the first time in… Read More

CCEI Partners with ExxonMobile for Renewable Chemicals Project

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The Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI), a U.S. Department of Energy-Energy Frontier Research Center led by the University of Delaware, is partnering with ExxonMobil on a two-year research project… Read More

Tesla Motors in the Fast Lane?

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Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. is back in the news. The company just released the first few renderings of their new Model S, designed by high-performance sports car manufacturer… Read More

Nanotechnology May Be Worth the Wait

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University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) researchers have developed a formula for creating a nearly perfect compound semiconductor that could lead to more efficient photovoltaics, safe and high-resolution biological imaging… Read More

First Solar Seeks New Opportunities: Another Look

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A recent Zintro post discussed solar-panel maker First Solar’s plan to seek deals with industrial sites and warehouses to increase sales. First Solar has been looking for new opportunities as… Read More

Encouraging Institutional Investors to Divest From Fossil-Fuels

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According to the Wall Street Journal, the D.C. Council is considering a bill that would encourage big institutional investors to divest from companies in the fossil-fuel business. This news follows… Read More

EMerge Calls for DC Power Initiative

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The advantages of DC power in commercial building spaces have led Emerge Alliance Chairman Brian Patterson to call for an initiative to extend DC power to homes and small businesses…. Read More