sustainable energy

UN Sustainable Energy Goals Falling "Substantially Short"

May 22, 2015 by Katherine Tweed

Energy Transition and Developing Economies

Although renewable energy is the fastest-growing portion of new electricity generation in many countries, its rate of growth is still not fast enough to meet the UN goals and unseat legacy sources of generation, primarily coal.[read more]

The Case for Interest Free Sustainable Energy Financing

May 12, 2015 by Jim Baird

Financing Sustainability and Reducing Risk

There is no reason for private international and domestic financial institutions to make enormous, absolutely risk free profits on the back of the clean energy investments required over the next four decades. The world runs on energy, not on interest.[read more]

Sustainable Energy Means Business in the Port of Amsterdam

September 18, 2014 by Clare Taylor

Port of Amsterdam Sustainability

The realities of climate change and resource depletion are an immediate concern for the Netherlands. The country is at high risk from floods resulting from global warming, and natural gas resources are expected to expire in approximately ten years.[read more]

Recycling Used Nuclear Fuel – [Video]

February 23, 2013 by Rod Adams

There are plenty of options that enable nuclear energy to have an amazing potential for future improvements by following the adage of “reduce, reuse, and recycle.”[read more]

Energy and climate books I read in 2010

December 21, 2010 by Barry Brook

Here is a selection of sustainable energy and climate change books I read in 2010. I’ve provided a few sentence summary of each book (from my perspective) and a Rating out of 5. Some books have been reviewed in more detail on BNC already — enter from the title of the book in this website’s search box to find the review (or...[read more]

Sustainable Energy

June 23, 2009 by Geoffrey Styles

I just ran a quick search on Google Trends to check my hunch that the phrase "sustainable energy" has become a lot more common, lately. That seems to be the case, at least based on the volume of news references tracked by Google. While I would regard a greater focus on sustainability as a positive development, I'm much less comfortable...[read more]