Blogs about The Winning of The Carbon WarRecharge, 3 Mar 2015 The triple whammy giving oil executives sleepless nights "Picture yourself as a Big Energy chief executive, surveying three megatrends. The first is your soaring cost base and the growing dissatisfaction of your investors about it. The second is the plunging cost base of your clean-energy competition and the increasing bullishness of analysts about that. The third is the worrying direction of climate policymaking. Any one would be bad enough. But all three at once?... Read more Virgin Unite, 2 Mar 2015 The winning of the carbon war "Writer, campaigner and social entrepreneur, Dr Jeremy Leggett is the founding director of Solarcentury - the UK's largest independent solar electric company. Ahead of the Paris Climate Summit in December, Jeremy is releasing a free-download, live series around the winning of the carbon war, with the vital final scene played out on the last night of the summit. Today we share part one... Read more
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China blocks EU airbus order in protest at EU emissions trading policy.
June 24, 2011 Climate
China wants it airlines excluded from the EU ETS. So it cancels a a multi-billion euro order for 10 airbuses.
The Winning of The Carbon WarHumanity is in a race, a kind of civil war. Believers in a safe future fuelled by endless sunlight and related forms of clean energy combat defenders of finite carbon fuels careless of the impact they have on the world by clinging to coal, oil, and gas. Jeremy Leggett fought for the light side for a quarter of a century as it lost battle after battle to the dark side. Then, in 2013, the tide began to turn. By 2015, it was clear the light side could win the war. Leggett’s diary from the front lines tells one person’s story of those turnaround years, and what they can mean for the world.
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Introducing The Energy Of NationsDownload chapter one, read the reviews and find out how to order here.