Posts tagged: Climate change

Apple Hits 96% Renewable Energy Worldwide as Suppliers Join Pledge for 100%

By: Greg Barbosa In an interview with Bloomberg, Apple’s Lisa Jackson has announced that the company has achieved 96% worldwide renewable energy up from 2015’s 93%. Already having been at 100% renewable energy in the United States, three more of the company’s worldwide suppliers have pledged to follow suit. In the interview, Jackson mentions that the company won’t […]

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Could Renewable Energy Business Win Out in Trump’s Climate Policy?

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump famously called climate change a ‘hoax.’ But the increasing economic viability of alternative energies, plus the ability to keep jobs at home, may prompt him to reconsider. By: Ellen Powell Given Donald Trump’s remarks on the campaign trail, many are concerned that his administration will jeopardize the climate progress made […]

Texas city opts for 100% renewable energy – to save cash, not the planet

By: Tom Dart News that a Texas city is to be powered by 100% renewable energy sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king and climate change activists were described as “the equivalent of the flat-earthers” by US senator and GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz. “I was called an Al Gore […]

The 21st Century Economy Will Be Urban, High Tech, and Green

In my experience, even very sharp business leaders tend to misunderstand three facts when thinking about climate change. The first is how much action we need to take. We’re used to hearing that we’ll need to reduce our carbon emissions by some percentage. The blunt reality is that to avoid catastrophic climate change, humanity needs […]

UK Commits £113 Million to African Renewables

The UK government has committed £113 million for renewable energy in Africa, as part of a package to help developing countries tackle climate change. The package includes two programmes to help stimulate private sector investment to provide low carbon energy in Africa, a £15 million programme to reduce emissions from cattle ranching and support smallholder […]