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January 23, 2015 U.S. Wind-Power Installations Rose Sixfold in 2014: BNEFSource: Bloomberg
Installations of wind power in the U.S. surged sixfold last year, making it the largest market for the technology worldwide after China. The U.S. added 4.7 gigawatts of new onshore wind capacity in 2014 compared with 764...
January 23, 2015 Greening the Harvard Art MuseumsSource: Harvard Gazette
Driven by Harvard’s commitment to sustainability and reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, green building techniques, ranging from super-efficient LED lightbulbs to innovative water-conservation technology, were considered at every...
January 19, 2015 U.S. Solar Jobs Climb 22% as Clean Power Aids Economic RecoverySource: Bloomberg
U.S. solar companies boosted their employee rolls by 22 percent last year, and now employ 86 percent more workers than they did in 2010, driven by rising demand in the world’s third-largest market.
January 19, 2015 US & China Ready to Embrace Clean Energy in 2015
Environmental Leader - By 2020, multi-crystalline silicon modules, a common and inexpensive solar panel type, are projected to drop 30 percent, according to Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî (BNEF). 3. Materials are in...
January 12, 2015 Is the solar panel & battery combo ready to change energy markets?Source: GIGAOM
The big idea right now for solar and batteries is this: put solar panels on your roof, a battery in the backyard (or basement), and become utterly independent from the power grid, using free electricity from the sun. Batteries...
January 10, 2015 New York City Bans Single-Use Styrofoam ProductsSource: Time
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg left office in 2013, but his plan to ban styrofoam is finally coming to fruition.
January 8, 2015 Denmark Just Set a Major World Record For Wind EnergySource: Gizmodo
There's been plenty of criticism of wind power over the past few years, as adoption grows and potential side effects emerge. That hasn't stopped energy progressive Denmark, which set a world record by generating a huge 39 percent...
January 2, 2015 The Greenest Companies Consistently Outperform Markets
Sustainable Cities Collective - Apple, BMW, LG, HP, Coca-Cola, and Walmart are among the 187 companies cited by non-profit îCarbon Disclosure Projectî for doing the most to combat climate change. These green warriors...
December 31, 2014 Forbes: Corn Ethanol Is Useless
The Hayride - It just so happens that you donât improve the environment by switching from petroleum products to ethanolâ¦ The United Nations îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî released two...
December 30, 2014 China drafts new law to fight air pollution: XinhuaSource: Reuters
China plans tougher pollution limits and heavier penalties in a revision of its air pollution law, state-run news agency Xinhua said, as the government battles to reduce smog that takes hundreds of thousands of lives each year.
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