China going green?

Economy and environment go hand in hand – China

The below article concludes that little progress has been made but China does look to be on the right track when it comes to environmental awakening. The economy and environment do go hand in hand, and this will become more apparent as time goes on. Extreme weather and climate change damages power supply, the oil and … Read more

Airline

EU Committee Rejects Deal To Exempt Foreign Flights From CO2 Charges

LONDON, March 19 (Reuters) – The European Parliament’s Environment Committee (ENVI) voted on Wednesday to reject a deal to exempt long-haul flights from paying for carbon emissions until the end of 2016, aiming to prevent the European Union from bowing to foreign pressure. A preliminary decision ahead of a binding vote from Europe’s parliament, the vote raised … Read more

Exxon Valdez oil spill

Monday is the Exxon Valdez 25th anniversary – Spill still echoes in Prince William Sound

Oil spills are devastating for marine environments. 25 years on and the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill are still being felt, possibly more so than the Deepwater Horizon aftermath. The Exxon Valdez spill devastated the herring population, reductions in fish populations affect those livelihoods built on commercial fishing. The spill also killed large numbers of … Read more

Tesla Motors Inc

Tesla Chief Slams New Jersey For Barring Direct Car Sales

March 14 (Reuters) – Tesla Motors Inc escalated its war of words with New Jersey on Friday, lambasting a regulatory change approved by the state earlier this week that bars the “green car” company from selling vehicles directly to the public. The electric car maker is now studying “judicial remedies” to fight the ruling, Chief Executive … Read more