Biodiversity, the importance of protecting the right areas

To TreeHugger and Science Daily, protecting a mere 17 percent of the land surfaces against human exploitation would protect two third of the plant species. However, there is a catch as we have to protect the right places… So if we have to protect the most of our biodiversity, we have to find a way… Continue reading Biodiversity, the importance of protecting the right areas

Greece plans 10 GW of solar by 2050

What if the answer to all the economic and financial woes Greece is witnessing came from solar ? This is the bet the local government is willing to place as more than 16 percent of the population is unemployed. To Ecogeek : ” Greece has laid out a plan to get out of a recession… Continue reading Greece plans 10 GW of solar by 2050

Global clean power: A $2.3 trillion opportunity

While browsing the people I follow on Twitter I found an interesting study from the Pew Charitable Trust noting that global clean power investments could reach $2.3 trillion by 2020. Yes, that’s 1,750 billion euros ! ” the report extrapolated from 2009 clean energy investments to conclude that such financing could reach US$2.3 trillion globally… Continue reading Global clean power: A $2.3 trillion opportunity

More investors demand climate change action

We have seen previously that large investors completely understand how climate change mitigation is critical. Last year, more than 200 investors representing $13 trillion in assets demanded action on climate. Now, according to the United Nations, the movement is growing to 259 investors with $15 trillion in assets. This represents over a quarter of global… Continue reading More investors demand climate change action