Monthly Archives: January 2015


The world’s seventh carbon emitter started earlier this month the second biggest cap and trade program. As we have seen previously, South Korea is willing to cut its emissions by 30 percent by 2020. This cap-and-trade programm will enable it to do so.

South Korea enacts its cap and trade market


And here is another article for Cleantechies ! This time I focused on the huge amounts of wind energy generated in Europe (namingly in Ireland and the Netherlands) this month thanks to the windy winter weather.

Europe is banking on wind, reaps profits


According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance global investments in clean energy such as wind and solar bounced back in 2014 with an increase of 16 percent over 2013. They reached $310 billion (260 billion euros).

Cleantech investments rebounded in 2014




What if we recycled absolutely everything ? We are on our way to recycle or valorize all kinds of wastes but what about the body ones ? If I had written about urine a few times, it wasn’t that frequent I wrote about… 

Using the most natural gas there is


My uncles always say that a warm home is the first comfort when it comes to housing. They are quite right as to Mother Nature Network, a frigid place can mean much more than feeling cold.

A cold home is bad for your health



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We have seen that in Japan, farmers cover some of their crops with solar panels. India covers its rivers with them. The State of Gujarat is thinking of covering its 19,000 kilometers of canals with solar panels.

A brilliant solar idea from India


We have seen that divesting from oil companies is a moral question but it is also a sound economic advice as more and more financial analyst are saying, to the point of ” fossil fuels are the next subprime danger “ as I blogged last year.

15 reasons to divest from oil as soon as you ...





The future will be solar powered. We have seen it time and again. But for those fearing a world full of black or blue solar panels, have no fear. If I had reported about colored solar panels in 2010, here is something new…

Swiss company unveils white solar panels


2014 was according to the Japan Meteorological Agency the hottest year ever recorded. Other agencies around the world will present the same conclusion in the next days or weeks as records were broken all around the world.

2014 was the hottest year on record