EU Clean Energy Growth, Now Tracked Online: “The European Commission this week launched an open-access online tool to monitor the development of about a dozen low-carbon technologies in the trade bloc.” — NYT’s Green Inc.
Chamber Credits/Blames Environmentalists for Resignations: Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue said in a press conference today that “an orchestrated pressure campaign by a couple of environmental groups” is behind the recent exodus of companies including Apple and PG&E from the lobbying group. Energy Secretary Steven Chu called the exits “wonderful.” — Bloomberg
It Takes a (Solar) Village: “After nearly two years of preparation, teams of architecture and engineering students will soon open the doors on a cluster of 20 solar-powered homes on the National Mall.” — CNET’s Green Tech
CO2 Levels at 15M-Year High: “The last time carbon dioxide levels were apparently as high as they are today — and were sustained at those levels,” according to new research published in the journal Science, was 15 million years ago, when global temperatures were 5-10 degrees Farenheit higher. — UCLA Newsroom
How to Sell 1M Electric Cars by 2015: Automakers will have to spend billions of dollars and get a smarter system up and running in order to meet President Obama’s goal of having 1 million electric cars on the road by 2015. — Business Insider