Fighting climate change makes financial sense

Some believe that with the current economic crises we can’t afford to spend extra money on climate change mitigation or on the protection of the environment. However various recent studies show exactly the opposite. In today’s article will see how and why this is possible. This occurs just a few days after I wrote on… Continue reading Fighting climate change makes financial sense

A trillion to halve India’s GHG emissions increase

As we saw earlier this month, Indian greenhouse gases emissions are due to at least triple by 2030. However no hope of climate change mitigation should be lost as McKinsey estimates that halving this increase is possible. This would require that India allocates $1.1 trillion (750 billion euros) within the next twenty years  – an… Continue reading A trillion to halve India’s GHG emissions increase

Energy efficiency could save America $1.2 trillion

According to a new study by Mc Kinsey, the USA could save up to $1.2 trillion (833 billion euros) by 2020 thanks to energy efficiency. Homes and businesses could cut by 28 percent their bills while industries could cut theirs by 20 percent. The more data I gather, the more I believe America could become… Continue reading Energy efficiency could save America $1.2 trillion

Mc Kinsey’s report on climate change mitigation

The consulting firm McKinsey & Company published a report on the various climate change mitigation options. Supported by major institutions like the WWF or the Carbon Trust this a huge source of information. From the various renewables, nuclear power and carbon capture and storage (CCS) to energy conservation and afforestation, all major solutions are studied… Continue reading Mc Kinsey’s report on climate change mitigation