What could be more boring than painting a roof white? Turns out, it’s also an important solution for reducing energy use and lowering carbon dioxide emissions.
US Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner tells Heartland conference rising CO2 levels are good, and will make it ‘easier to feed 7 billion people.’
US coal-fired power generation has dropped 19 per cent in one year, leaving coal with only 36 per cent of the nation’s electricity market.
A new report highlights three crucial factors giving the solar industry the kind of momentum that could generate more than $1T in investments from 2012-2020.
Investment in solar has surged to unprecedented levels due to interest from large Wall Street banks, investors like Warren Buffett, and technology firms like Google.
The US political debate around clean energy has descended so far that a $14m algae grant earns Obama the sobriquet of “scum pond Czar”
A plan to reduce short-lived pollutants could put the world on a path to faster temperature reductions. But it’s only a short-term fix.
You may be able to create your own solar “goo” from plant matter and apply it to metal or glass.
Cheap gas, rising coal prices and new environmental standards has made for a bad week for coal in the US, with more than 4000MW of plants closed or cancelled.