The European Union has made some big strides toward a green economy. As member states debate their bold next steps, Canada has much to learn from the leader in renewable energy and climate action.
Remarkable new figures from Spain's grid operator reveal that GHG's from the country's power sector are likely to have fallen 23.1% last year, as power from wind farms and hydroelectric plants soared.
A recent "60 Minutes" segment is drawing sharp criticism for its pessimistic take on the cleantech sector, suggesting it has become a dirty word.
Despite more gadgets, electricity usage in US homes is falling to levels last seen in 2001.
Will Dubitsky tells the incredible success story of Germany's green economy, contrasted with a Harper-led Canada that is missing out on huge job opportunities in the renewable sector.
Solar is no longer the cottage industry it was decades ago. Stunning advancements in production and financing have brought solar to the playing field with coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear.
A new report by Shell Oil predicts a future in which people get around by public transit and electric vehicles - meaning the end of oil as a major fuel source by 2070.
Canadian clean tech expert Will Dubitsky examines China's rise to the world's leading green economy investor. At this rate, renewables will eclipse coal by 2030 in supplying half of China's electrical needs.
Canada needs to show political leadership and entrepreneurial vision to plug into a growing global market in microgrids - the localized energy systems that will increasingly power the developing world.
Read this Aug. 19 story from The Atlantic on the staggering rise is affordability and availability of solar power – and how regulatory regulatory hurdles remain one of the final barriers holding it back from competing wit...