Here we go again : my selection of article-worthy tweets is here. Albeit I slightly increased my amount of articles published per week, I still haven’t enough time to write about all noteworthy news. Lucky for you all, Twitter is here.
In today’s article you will find – just as every month – a selection of the most interesting articles on climate, energy and sustainability related issues I have tweeted last month.
I believe this selection of news offers a good complement to this website. So if you are on Twitter and like this selection, please don’t hesitate to start following me.
Climate and environmental issues
Unlike humans, old trees grow faster than young ones, new study shows : TreeHugger http://www.treehugger.com/
Trees ACCELERATE their growth as they age. That means they absorb more carbon over time & why they need protection http://bit.ly/1mbKnka
The 285 investors with assets of $20 trillion that support climate policy – listed by name on this 2011 PDF (page 5): http://globalinvestorcoalition.org
Beijing to cut coal use by 2.6 million tonnes for better environment and public health – World – DNA http://ow.ly/sHDja
Geoengineering may be necessary for 2C world, says IPCC draft – http://www.rtcc.org
UK government to plant 4 million trees in 2014-2015 to create 5,000 acres of new woods! http://www.treehugger.com/
Claiming that global warming doesnt exist because it is winter is like claiming there is no sun because its night time
Jon Stewart reminds us that global warming is real even though it’s cold http://huff.to/19Qn9gE
Kerry Quietly Makes Priority of Climate Pact http://nyti.ms/1dWZYOp
2013 confirmed as Australia’s hottest year on record, +1.20°C above 1961-1990 average: http://goo.gl/4mRPOJ
Energy and cleantech
World oil demand grows from 87 mb/d in 2011 to 101 mb/d in 2035, with transport and petrochemicals being key drivers http://bit.ly/11bR6Ry
Kenya to get 50% of electricity from solar by 2016 : TreeHugger http://www.treehugger.com
China added more solar capacity in 2013 than any other country ever has in a single year! http://bit.ly/1eMqfB5
France, Germany and Switzerland plan to create a giant solar manufacturer, a sort of Airbus for the energy sector http://www.lesechos.fr
UK solar panels reach half a million rooftop milestone http://bit.ly/1iKzW4j
Hydro, wind power booms in Philippines in 2014 part of efforts to become 100 % powered by renewables within a decade http://www.eco-business.com/
China considers limiting car sales in effort to cut pollution http://huff.to/1d8Kn0k
China embarks on greatest push for renewable energy the world has ever seen” – http://www.rtcc.org
California Installed More Rooftop Solar In 2013 Than Previous 30 Years Combined http://thinkprogress.org
Goldman Sachs “goes green” – plans to invest $40 billion in clean energy by 2021 http://www.rechargenews.com/magazine/article1348133.ece …
insulating houses is so so so important, especially with old houses. Brings comfort, savings and sustainability in one move
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility
Chevron disappoints investors with weak revenues, return on capital at lowest since 2009, but promises future growth: http://on.ft.com/1nwHhrB
RT @GoogleFacts If you don’t get enough sleep per day (8+ hours), your desires will increase for cheating, lying and stealing.