Global geothermal industry passes 12,000 MW operational

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The international geothermal power industry is poised to place between 500 and 1,000 MW on line per year for the rest of the decade, said GEA. In 2013, new geothermal geologic studies or exploration moved forward in places as diverse as American Samoa, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, St.

Global Fuel Economy Initiative launches second 3-year campaign; ICCT joins partnership

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The Global Fuel Economy Initiative ( GFEI ) ( earlier post ) launched its second three-year effort to improve vehicle fuel economy around the world at the International Transport Forum in Leipzig. It also announced that a new partner—the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)—has joined the effort. That is why the GFEI is delighted to formally welcome the International Council on Clean Transportation to our partnership.

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Geely exports more than 100,000 vehicles in 2012; 164% year-on-year growth

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In 2007, Geely signed a joint venture with the British taxi manufacturer Manganese Bronze which saw the two companies produce the TX range of taxis in Shanghai, which are sold in the local Chinese market and also to international markets including the Middle East, Europe and Central Asia. In 2009, Geely bought the Australian transmission manufacturer Drivetrain Systems International (DSI) and then in 2010 Geely purchased Volvo Car Corporation from Ford.

Hadley Centre: Average 4 C Warming Could Happen Within a Human Lifetime, With Even Greater Warming in Many Regions

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The conference, attended by 130 international scientists and policy specialists, is the first to consider the global consequences of climate change beyond 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 °F). Regional case studies will include Amazonia; Australia; Bangladesh; Brazil; Ethiopia; Finland; Mauritius; Siberia; Vietnam; and the monsoon region. Comparison of surface temperature projections from the high-end emissions scenario, without carbon cycle feedbacks.