EU Makes Bold Commitment to Sustainable #Fishing #EU #oceans

EU Makes Bold Commitment to Sustainable #Fishing #EU #oceans

ecowatch.com 18 Apr '14, 4pm

The European Union’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) comes up for renewal every decade, but for the first time, Parliament clearly dedicated itself to ensuring sustainable practices. Passing by a whopping 473-to-52 vote count , Parliament approved reform of the CFP, including objectives to rebuild fish stocks, reduce fishing’s impact on the ecosystem and deny financial help to those with records of illegal fishing. The CFP’s approval makes way for a € 6.5 billion European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) that would last through 2020. Fisheries ministers will now receive a final vote, but most believe that will be a formality. EMFF funds wi...

Obama makes a push for solar power

grist.org 18 Apr '14, 3pm
Obama makes a push for solar power

The White House threw a solar party on Thursday, and the streamers and ticker tape came in the form of millions of dollars of new support for...

British supermarket bans all junk food from checkout aisles

treehugger.com 18 Apr '14, 12pm
British supermarket bans all junk food from checkout aisles

Grocery store chain Lidl has taken an unprecedented step in favour of healthy eating. As of January 2014, the German-owned Lidl banned junk f...

Horse-drawn EVs for carriages? NYC may say 'neigh'

green.autoblog.com 18 Apr '14, 5pm

An eCarriage should be cheaper over the long haul, compared to maintaining horses in NYC. How about this: Don't replace all of the horses, bu...

10 Charts that Reveal the Potential ROI for Solar Blogging

renewableenergyworld.com 18 Apr '14, 4pm
10 Charts that Reveal the Potential ROI for Solar Blogging

I know I write a lot about how solar companies can blog effectively, but I still see few companies truly embracing blogging. Perhaps that’s b...

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Stanford scientists model a win-win situation: growing crops on photovoltaic farms

Stanford scientists model a win-win situation: growing crops on photovoltaic farms

solardaily.com 13 Apr '14, 5am

Growing agave and other carefully chosen plants amid photovoltaic panels could allow solar farms not only to collect sunlight for electricity...

Cosan: Brazillian Sweetheart: Filed under: Energy News

altenergystocks.com 18 Apr '14, 1pm

The first thing we think about Brazil in the context of alternative energy is sugar cane and ethanol. In the last growing season Brazil produ...

Ontario shuts down last coal-fired plant - #solar

solarindustrymag.com 17 Apr '14, 7pm

Ontario has become the first jurisdiction in North America to fully eliminate coal as a source of electricity generation. The Thunder Bay Gen...

Breaking: #KeystoneXL #tarsands pipeline decision delayed again: #nokxl #cndp...

priceofoil.org 18 Apr '14, 7pm

“We’re heartened to hear the Administration is taking the time to make this decision that the...

Governments fail to lead on sustainability

greenbiz.com 18 Apr '14, 10am
Governments fail to lead on sustainability

National governments must lead the transition to sustainable development, our experts say. Ye...

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