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A peek into the astonishing future of wind power

A peek into the astonishing future of wind power

As wind power takes hold across the world, developers are constantly looking for new ways to make the technology lighter, faster, and more efficient.

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Running on clean energy: “Question of social and political will”

Running on clean energy: “Question of social and political will”

US has technology and logistical ability to convert to all-renewable energy sources by 2050—if it can manage to exercise necessary social and political will.

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Will any Australian politician stand up for renewables?

Will any Australian politician stand up for renewables?

Australia is poised to become the first economy to row backwards on its renewable energy targets, just as it proposes to be the first to drop a carbon price. And no politician is prepared to be outraged by the proposal. Why is it so?

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Low-carbon policies aren't just pain - they make economies grow

Low-carbon policies aren’t just pain – they make economies grow

The transition to low-carbon energy systems may cost money, but economies can grow – not despite but also because of them.

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60 Minutes' agenda-driven bastardisation of clean energy news

60 Minutes’ agenda-driven bastardisation of clean energy news

Leading cleantech venture capitalist Vinod Khosla slams 60 Minutes on its “agenda-driven bastardisation” of reporting on clean energy.

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60 Minutes hit job on clean energy ignores the facts

60 Minutes hit job on clean energy ignores the facts

Clean technology appears to be booming, but you would never know that from an absurd 60 Minutes piece touting an imaginary “Cleantech Crash.”

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The 13 major clean energy breakthroughs of 2013

The 13 major clean energy breakthroughs of 2013

2013 had more clean energy milestones than we could fit on one page, but here are thirteen of the key breakthroughs that happened this year.

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Tony Abbott’s Christmas hit list on climate and clean energy

Conservative governments used the last week of parliament to renew their attack on the carbon price, clean energy and climate bodies. They also pushed through approvals for coal mines, brown coal exports, dredging the barrier reef, and delisting the Murray Basin. But not all went to plan.

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Japanese firm proposes belt of solar panels around moon

Japanese firm proposes belt of solar panels around moon

The Japanese construction and engineering company Shimizu has released a plan to ring the moon’s equator with a 248-mile wide solar panel belt.

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Arizona regulators vote to keep solar revolution going

Arizona regulators vote to keep solar revolution going

Regulators voted for affordable net metering in Arizona Thursday, letting consumers with rooftop solar panels sell excess power back to the utility.

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States of change: Clean energy policy from Athens to Massachusetts

States of change: Clean energy policy from Athens to Massachusetts

Around the world, clean energy policy continues to be in state of a flux, with most countries in the midst of implementing changes.