Sales from linked California-Quebec carbon markets show they can expand and remain strong through smart design, even with nearly triple the number of permits for sale.
The $500m raised highlights the potential for expansion and international system linkages to fight climate change.
Global energy markets facing watershed moment as BNEF predicts two thirds of new investment to 2030 will be in renewable energy.
China announces it would launch a national carbon market in 2018 based on the 6 regional pilot programs launched in past year.
Nigeria has signed a series of agreements to develop and operate 3,000 MW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic power plants over the next five years.
IRENA data shows 800,000 new green jobs created in 2013, boosting overall number employed in clean energy economy to 6.5 million at end 2013.
America’s most comprehensive study of energy efficiency costs has found programs paid for by utility customers cost just two cents per kWh of power saved.
Renewables could provide up to 30% of electricity for the 13 states covered by the biggest grid system in the US by 2026.
Worldwide wind energy capacity has more than doubled over the past five years and is set to gust ahead in 2014 led by installation booms in China and US.
Building emissions cause local air quality issues, threatening public health, but are also responsible for pouring out 40% of US emissions.