Dear all, I am back from my three-month mission in Colombia and I LOVED it. I’ll try to write something for my other blog to explain you why Colombia really is chevere (Colombian for awesome). (more…)
Carl Sagan, Billions and Billions (via iship-love)
Just what I needed
- to start the day
- to remind me I gotta watch Cosmos
Greentech Media celebrated the sixty years of the birth of the silicon solar cell. At the time, that photovoltaic solar cell was only six percent efficient, while nowadays efficiency is around 15 to 20 percent.
At the time, the New York Times hailed the invention “as the beginning of a new era, leading eventually to the realization of one of mankind’s most cherished dreams — the harnessing of the…
It seems Morocco has done a lot in its own energy transition. As RTCC reported the country should be held up as a ‘poster child’ for effective green policymaking according to the World Bank’s top climate official, Rachel Kyte.
This occurs as the country has recently cut its fossil fuels subsidies because the government could afford them anymore. Meanwhile it has incentivise investments in renewab…
After months of hard work the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott succeeded in repealing that great carbon cutting tool that is the carbon tax. This is a monumental error that is going in the exact opposite direction where all countries are going.
As RTCC noted : ” The removal of the tax, which priced carbon at $21.50 per tonne, isolates Australia at a time when global moves to address climate…
Here is further proof it’s high time to divest to avoid the carbon bubble. The Daily Telegraph published this week a most interesting article on how fossil fuels – oil, coal and natural gas – are the next subprime danger of this cycle as
“ The cumulative blitz on energy exploration and production over the past six years has been $5.4 trillion, yet little has come of it. ” There are may reasons…