Tagged: Sustainable Energy
Experts discuss the role of renewable energy in alleviating global energy poverty during a panel at the spring IMF and World Bank Group meetings.
If the World Bank were serious about bringing energy access to the poor, it would dedicate the majority of its lending to do so.
National security and sustainability certainly make for an unlikely overlap of interests.
But fracked gas releases greater greenhouse gas emissions than coal, studies suggest.
The World Bank is phasing out of coal and ramping up support for "fracked" natural gas, even though research suggests that climate impacts of fracking may be even worse than coal.
How climate change and Word Bank decisions lead to the crisis.
Want to build a new society for peace, justice, and sustainability? Ask an architect.
Attend this workshop featuring IPS' Daphne Wysham as part of the The Earth Democracy Conference in Madison.
"Today I'm risking arrest to urge president Obama to be the leader that puts healing the planet and families over the interests of the fossil fuel industry."
As radioactivity levels continue to spike in Fukushima, Obama's support for nuclear power is unwavering.