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The Clean Revolution

The Clean Revolution campaign builds the case for a prosperous low carbon economy, analyzes the drivers for leadership around the world and unpacks success stories and challenges from today’s leaders. In this blog The Climate Group’s Co-founder and Director of International Programs and Strategy, Jim Walker and guests look at emerging issues related to the campaign and discuss The Climate Group’s research work and the lessons learned from our members and partners.

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  • Innovative gasification system promises cheap carbon neutral energy

    Date
    01 November 2013

    Keith Patterson writes about gasification, focusing on a once small US company called All Purpose Labs, and how they're harnessing cleaner energy from biomass.

    biomass ref  GreenRon
  • Damian Ryan: UN aviation climate deal disappointing

    Date
    06 September 2013

    News that countries have reached a weak agreement for addressing emissions from international aviation through its UN body is a disappointing, but not surprising, outcome of several years of talks.

    Damian Ryan The Climate Group
  • Will geothermal energy be the next big renewable resource?

    Date
    30 August 2013

    The US produces more geothermal energy than any other country, with more than 3,000 megawatts (MW) generated in eight states—enough to power about .04% of the US population.

    Indonesia Geothermal
  • The clean revolution as an opportunity to mitigate environmentally induced migration

    Date
    16 July 2013

    The Climate Group's Alana Ryan explores how governments, businesses and consumers can help mitigate environmentally induced migration as well as sustainable development, by investing in the global clean revolution.

    people city white crowd
  • Challenges and opportunities for energy efficiency in the home

    Date
    11 June 2013

    Damian Ryan, Senior Policy Manager, The Climate Group, writes about the challenges and opportunities for energy efficiency in the home, as we launch our exciting contest to find sustainable home technologies, #EarthHack, in partnership with Marblar, IKEA and Philips.

    Damian Ryan - visual search
  • Damian Ryan: How London could be a smarter, more agile city

    Date
    31 May 2013

    Known best for his live reporting from global climate talks, here Damian Ryan our Senior Policy Manager, writes about smarter technology integration, inspired by our newly launched report FASTER, SMARTER, GREENER: The state of city innovation on climate change and other urban challenges.

    Damian Ryan The Climate Group
  • LED lighting has arrived in the mainstream

    Date
    03 May 2013

    David Perry, Research and Program Manager, The Climate Group blogs about the shift of LED lighting to the mainstream.

    LED
  • David Perry: The future of Australia's Renewable Energy Target

    Date
    08 April 2013

    Last month the Australian Government re-affirmed its support for the Renewable Energy Target (RET) at its current level of 41,000GWh in 2020. Despite being now considered the poor cousin to the carbon price (introduced in July), the RET has been immensely successful at getting serious amounts of renewable energy onto the grid, and at a very modest cost to consumers.

    sheep wind farms australia hp
  • Nike sprints ahead in the heated innovation race

    Date
    19 February 2013

    The Climate Group’s Head of Member Engagement, North America, The Climate Group, Dasha Rettew, writes about Nike’s recent innovation and sustainability successes and continuing leadership for our Clean Revolution blog.

    Hannah Jones Sustainability Nike
  • The end of innovation?

    Date
    08 February 2013

    Jim looks at recent media dialogue around innovation -- a theme central to The Climate Group's Clean Revolution work in 2013.

    speeding lights

India – A low carbon leader

In this blog, expert commentators such as our India Director Krishnan Pallassana critically examine the political environment for domestic climate action as well as share updates from our Bijli program.

The Clean Revolution

While not updated as frequently as our others, in this blog, various colleagues and partners share thoughts on our three-year Clean Revolution Campaign.

  • US Climate Policy

    The Climate Group’s Head of US Policy, Evan Juska, and guests analyze the latest US climate policy developments and trends. 

  • SMART 2020

    Head of Smart Technologies, Molly Webb writes this SMART 2020 blog on how ICT is a crucial enabling force behind the transition to a viable society that will break our reliance on fossil fuels. 

  • Sustainable Mobility

    From breaking technology news to global policy changes, our bloggers explore the accelerating Clean Revolution in transport

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