E&EM News

July 31st, 2011

Sustainability News

Articles about energy and environmental matters happening around the world.

How Much Has Changed During the Last 30 Years of Clean Energy?
It’s been 30 years since the first Musicians United for Safe Energy concert to raise awareness against nuclear energy. So much has changed in the world of renewable energy since then, but a few things have remained the same.

TransCanada Under Fire For Toll Hikes
The surging cost of moving energy on a critical Canadian natural gas pipeline is sparking an international political row, with several groups of U.S. politicians stepping in to ask for relief from rising transportation tolls.

Aviation Increases Prompts Environmental Concern
Global air traffic is expected to grow by 5.3 per cent this year and 6.2 per cent in 2012. The increases indicate a strengthening global economy but environmental campaigners are concerned that it will increase greenhouse gas emissions.

UK’s Largest Solar Roof Installation Goes Live
The UK’s largest solar rooftop array will go live today on a warehouse in Suffolk in South East England. The 7000 solar panels installed have a capacity of 1.65MW and cover the area of a two and a half soccer pitches.

82 Percent of Consumers Buy Green, Despite Economy
Four out of five people say they are still buying green products and services today – which sometimes cost more – even in the midst of a U.S. recession, according to a new study.

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