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Failed negotiations in Doha are just a sign of things to come. Big Oil has collapsed and is unlikely to recover
From: Salon.com | By: Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch.com | Friday, April 29, 2016
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(Photo: Blake Thornberry) Sunday, April 17th was the designated moment. The world's leading oil producers were expected to bring fresh discipline to the chaotic petroleum market and spark a return to high prices. Meeting in Doha, the glittering capital...
From: Truthout | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Samantha Sabah, co-founder and managing partner of Le Pear Societe, only learnt the value of money when she had to fend for herself.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Over the last few years solar PV has got cheap. Cheap enough to start impacting some commodity energy markets today. Cheap enough that with continued progress, but no breakthroughs, it might alter the global outlook for energy supply within a decade....
From: Greentech Media | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Advice maven Umbra Fisk digs up some suggestions for a homeowner wondering how to clear his yard with a clear conscience....
From: Grist | By: Ask Umbra® | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Filed under: Green,Chevrolet,Mazda,Nissan,Toyota,Emissions,Green Driving,Electric,Hybrid Looking to lower your carbon footprint? This map will tell you which car to drive.Continue reading This map reveals the cleanest vehicles based on location This...
From: Autoblog Green | By: John Beltz Snyder | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Living an eco friendly lifestyle can be challenging at times. You’d think these difficulties would arise because of the constant composting or the sourcing of environmentally-conscious products; efforts to change the way we live, eat, and get around...
From: Earth911 | By: Madeleine Somerville | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Originally published on EV Annex. By Matt Pressman Tesla’s electric vehicles represent a critical step forward in reducing carbon emissions. However… is there something else major about electric vehicles that we might have overlooked? It dawned...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Guest Contributor | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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The inside story of how a great communicator lost the narrative.
From: Politico | By: Michael Grunwald | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Through ingenious design, straight forward gameplay and deep mechanics "Offworld Trading Company" nails the art of the corporate takeover. The post ‘Offworld Trading Company’ Review: Market Capitalization appeared first on Blast....
From: Blast | By: Ivan Favelevic | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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It’s a conundrum that a lot of environmentalists are trying to wrap their heads around: The global attack on carbon emissions means that the immediate course of action is to replace coal with natural gas, which in turn will require more infrastructure...
From: Forbes | By: Ken Silverstein | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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The Sonoma County home of Lars Richardson and Laila Carlsen is the result of a long-running collaboration with architect Casper Mork-Ulnes. A 713-square-foot indoor-outdoor Shotcrete dining pavilion dubbed the Amoeba provides a loose counterpoint...
From: Dwell | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Solar power farms are a great idea, but not all countries have enough land to build them in a sufficient size. Enter floating solar power plants and you have a solution. These can be built on lakes and ponds, as well as water reservoirs where they have...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Even with bottled oxygen and elite training, there are underwater locations that lie well beyond our physical capabilities. But via haptic feedback technology and artificial intelligence, Stanford University's humanoid diving robot is now putting the...
From: Gizmag | By: Nick Lavars | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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As Masdar celebrates its 10th anniversary, we take a closer look at its achievements in the UAE and beyond.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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As Masdar celebrates its 10th anniversary, we take a closer look at its achievements in the UAE and beyond.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Bloomberg: SunEdison Bankruptcy Floods India Market for Green Projects SunEdison Inc.’s bankruptcy filing is reverberating halfway around the world in India, where developers say the U.S. company’s troubles are adding to a surplus of green capacity...
From: Greentech Media | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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The commanding presence in Clinton’s orbit
From: Time | By: Jay Newton-Small | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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As I look for more ways to reduce my family’s impact on the earth, there’s one thing that keeps coming up over and over again in my research.
From: Elephant Journal | By: Lynn Shattuck | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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In an attempt to boost the relatively neglected rooftop solar power market, the western Indian state of Gujarat has announced attractive subsidies for homeowners looking to set up rooftop solar power systems. The Gujarat Energy Developer Authority has...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Saurabh Mahapatra | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The renewable energy sector in India registered impressive growth in the financial year 2015-16, which ended March 31st, 2016. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy recently reported that India added 6,937 MW of grid-connected renewable energy capacity...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Saurabh Mahapatra | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Thanks to America’s abundance of shale hydrocarbons, which have just recently been made accessible with revolutionary drilling and extraction technologies, the country’s production of natural gas reached a new record high in January (see chart above)....
From: The American | By: Mark Perry | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Originally published on Planetsave. A home energy storage partnership deal has been inked between California-based Verengo Solar and battery provider Swell Energy. The deal is intended to establish a(nother) one-stop home energy storage and backup power...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Glenn Meyers | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Business leaders have signed up alongside climate activists to a forum tasked with plotting a rapid transition to a clean energy future for Australia.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Finally the focus is finally on the issues that really matter in the U.S. election. (Not really.) The post Cruz, Kasich and the axis of meh. (Why Trump won’t stop trumping.) appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Scott Feschuk | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Delhi Metro to get green power from MP solar plant"We are charting out the power purchase agreement to be signed between DMRC and developers of the world's largest solar power plant," Shrivastava said.
From: The Economic Times | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Hemp is a very versatile material, great for making a whole bunch of useful products. The firm Green Built of Albany, NY have now decided to use hemp to build a tiny home, mainly to raise awareness of the benefits of this building material in the US...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials are moving ahead with a key part of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) despite the Supreme Court issuing a stay against the agency’s global warming plan in February. The EPA submitted a proposal to the White...
From: Free Republic | By: dailycaller.com | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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EU researchers have found that food waste can safely, and even nutritiously, be used for animal feed.
From: PhysOrg | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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In the world of engineering, you can usually trust nature to have done it first, and better. A newly-developed fuel cell technology looks to the cactus to solve a problem involving this promising but complex form of clean energy, which generates power...
From: Mashable | By: Ariel Bogle | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Arrays of small vertical-axis wind turbines, optimized to take advantage of each other's turbulence, can outperform conventional wind farms, according to a Stanford University researcher—and they don't kill birds.
From: Forbes | By: Jeff McMahon | Friday, April 29, 2016
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During the Earth Day festivities, President Obama once again reiterated the United States’ commitment to reducing carbon emissions. But he went beyond his initial pledges of cutting such emissions by 28 percent by 2025 from 2005 levels and to 80 percent...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Silverstein | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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The first and only episode of "The Frack-free Bake Off" was filmed on land leased for fracking.
From: Grist | By: Kate Yoder | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Although many cities across the nation have pledged to improve their energy sources to mitigate climate change, they are often stymied by reliance on an electric power industry fighting new policies at the local, state and federal level. A University...
From: PhysOrg | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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In the news today: Rachel Notley heads to Washington, the PM meets with Brad Wall The post Eleven stories in Canada we’re watching appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Canadian Press | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Bit by bit, innovators are chipping away at this ubiquitous material’s environmental downsides....
From: GreenBiz | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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President Nicolas Maduro said all government workers—except essential ones—will work only on Mondays and Tuesdays as the country battles an electricity crisis.
From: The Atlantic | By: Krishnadev Calamur | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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All sorts of ingenious little renewable charging devices are popping up lately, mainly since our energy consumption needs have shifted toward having to charge small gadgets, a task that can easily be handled by such devices. The so-called Bioo plant...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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The idea was to throw a period-instrument ensemble — electronically sampled and subject to various kinds of technological manipulations — into the ring with a modern symphony orchestra and ... well, see what developed. [...] the world premiere performance...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: By Joshua Kosman | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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This post explores how to run great experiments in your company, based on recent conversations with my friend Astro Teller, Chief of Moonshots at "X" (formally Google X, Google's R&D factory). X's mission is to invent and launch "moonshot" technologies...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Peter Diamandis | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Other people's money
From: Hot Air | By: Jazz Shaw | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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1973Astronaut Joseph Kerwin examines Charles Conrad during the first manned mission to Skylab.Image: SSPL/Getty ImagesDecades before the moon landing, an orbital space station was considered a natural early step in space exploration. Initial concepts...
From: Mashable | By: Alex Arbuckle | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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'Babcock Ranch will exemplify what it means to be a town of the future'
From: Time | By: Justin Worland | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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By A.B. Kafui Kanyi, GNA Adidome, April 28, GNA - Mr Emmanuel Asior, Rice Value Chain Advisor at Green Innovation Centre (GIC) has asked rice farmers in the country to consider the use of 'bubble dryer' to improve the quality of local rice. He said the...
From: Modern Ghana | By: Modern Ghana | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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British energy storage start-up Powervault has launched its new range of home energy storage, which is equipped to help save consumers billions of pounds in energy bills. Headquartered in London, Powervault bills itself as manufacturing the country’s...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Last week’s signing of the Paris climate accord successfully returned international efforts on climate change to the media spotlight. As private investors in cleantech startups since 2006, Element 8 members have been following the developments since...
From: Xconomy | By: Eric Berman | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Queen Mathilde was in the West Flemish city of Ostend on Thursday morning to launch the dredging company Jan De Nul’s new ship. The “Vole Au Vent” can be converted into a platform on four legs while out at sea. It will be used in the construction...
From: Flanders News | By: deredactie.be - Vrt | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Seems like no one wants to be a tech CEO these days, save perhaps Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook (FB).  While Zuckerberg’s board agreed to a new share structure it said would ensure he’d stay for years to come, high-tech CEOs are walking out the door...
From: Barron's | By: Tiernan Ray | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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We pay our politicians to be our voice on public interest matters, particularly when they are pitted against the profit motive that drives the private sector. We pay them to be custodians of public land. And though we don't pay them to be arbiters...
From: Sydney Morning Herald | By: Anne Davies | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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A new report published today by GTM Research has concluded the global market for solar PV monitoring is set to reach 242 GW in 2016. According to the fourth edition of GTM Research’s Global PV Monitoring 2016-2020: Markets, Trends, and Leading Players,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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