Category: Progress

Investors not yet pressuring industry

Corporations’ boards of directors must decide to go green if the investors or the financial markets say so. This purpose is still missing a unified green accounting, or ESG accounting (i.e., with environmental, social...

Some go for EV and solar panels

Households are buying EV (electric vehicles) or installing solar panel on their roofs with subsidy programs, which are intended to kick start mass production. It has to start somewhere. More Info EV (Battery and...

Inequality is derailing the change

COP21 is failing. The promise of shared self-flagellation with high costs has not motivated countries to act decisively. Also, the lack of a leader, since the promise of the US withdraw from the agreement,...

Progress for households and businesses

Households can monitored with a few indicators such as oil and natural gas figures. Few consumers are buying products to lower their carbon footprint, but the embryonic interest is growing. This low demand for...

Countries don’t want to act alone

Rich countries may pledge to develop their renewable energy and improve their energy efficiency, but it’s all offset by the growth of poor countries. More Info Emission pledge tracker Poor countries are growing, fueled...

Investing in clean electricity

Investments in infrastructure (grid and power plants) exist in solar, wind, batteries, even nuclear in order to provide cheap renewable electricity, but no rush to clean electricity yet. It seems to be delayed in...

Progress for industry and transport

Energy-efficiency has always progressed as technology improves and investments follow. Cars or machinery are more efficient than in the 1960s, before the oil shocks of the 1970s. However, corporations still rely on hydrocarbon energy,...

Efficiency rules for cars and other devices

People still buy cheap but not much green (still expensive) by themselves, due to disinformation about reality of climate change or due to bitterness for being left aside from economic growth. Authorities are hesitant...

Planning to retire coal power plants

Rich countries are promising legislation to retire coal power plants… by 2030 or even later. The rest of the world (China…) is still building coal power plants. More Info Countries transitioning away from coal...

Petroleum not yet outpriced by carbon tax

Carbon-tax is unpopular to be implemented on the people, only by corporations. No plan to enforce it by people. In fact, even in the EU with high taxes on gas, people didn’t switch to...

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