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Firms Suing Obama To Stop Climate Policy

A Greenpeace Energydesk investigation reveals that Ernst & Young  and the US branch of PricewaterhouseCoopers are among the Firms suing Obama to stop climate policy

Originally Published on Energydesk

By Zachary Davies Boren

Two of the world’s largest accounting firms are members of a lobby group that is taking legal action against the Obama administration’s signature climate change policy, Energydesk can reveal.
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Canada Could Be A Clean Energy Superpower

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMThe clean energy sector employs more people than the oil sands and  the workforce grew another 14% last year. According to Clean Energy Canada’s latest Tracking the Energy Revolution, this sector attracted almost twice the investors than the fishing, forestry and agriculture sectors combined. They did not mention the sources of this money, but last year’s report showed 4 of the top 5 investment firms were German or Japanese. Foreign nations recognize the potential that the Harper administration has failed to perceive.  Canada could be a clean energy superpower.
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Winner & Losers In the UK Renewable Crackdown

The losers in another round of renewable subsidy cuts are medium to large solar farms. Where is this going? Who are the Winner & Losers in the UK Renewable Crackdown?

Originally Published on Greenpeace Energy Desk

By Damian Kahya

The move to cut UK subsidies to solar farms can be seen as a fairly simple, political, story.

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Does Ernst & Young’s LNG Report Vindicate BC?

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1There are credible experts who believe that, with proper regulation and enforcement, it is possible to have a trustworthy fracking industry. They also say this does not yet exist in North America. Personally, I think the industry is out of control and BC’s government is desperate to get in bed with it. Last week the government released a report from Ernst & Young (EY) which the Minister of Natural Gas Development says “British Columbians can have confidence they are benefiting from a clean, well regulated natural gas industry.” Does Ernst & Young’s LNG report vindicate BC?

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