Open menu

Cleantech and Environmental News – Latest Headlines

RSS Subscribe to our Cleantech News feed

Clean energy investment falls for second year

Investment in renewable energy and energy smart technologies dropped 11% in 2013, after falling 10% in 2012. Japan was the most significant among several countries seeing increasing activity.

Posted: Jan 21st, 2014

Read more

Making e-mobility user friendly

How can companies break into the electromobility market faster and more effectively? In what way can innovative services help to focus electromobility solutions on users' needs? What shape should IT support take? And what will the mobility markets of the future look like? DELFIN project develops innovative services and methods.

Posted: Jan 20th, 2014

Read more

EU could cut emissions by 40 percent at moderate cost

The costs of achieving a more ambitious EU climate target are estimated to be moderate. Upscaling greenhouse-gas emissions reduction from the current 20 percent by 2020 to 40 percent by 2030 would be likely to cost less than an additional 0.7 percent of economic activity.

Posted: Jan 16th, 2014

Read more

Global food markets: Climate impacts would be more costly than bioenergy effects

Ambitious greenhouse-gas mitigation consistent with the 2 degrees target is likely to require substantial amounts of bioenergy as part of the future energy mix. Though this does not come without risks, global food markets would be affected much more by unmitigated climate change than by an increased bioenergy demand, a study led by scientists from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) now finds.

Posted: Jan 15th, 2014

Read more