Gizmos & Gadgets: Dutch University Creates Carbon Capture from Air Technology

November 4, 2017 – The University of Twente has designed a system that captures carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere and does it efficiently and cheaply. The harvested CO2 ... Continue Reading →

Craters in the Barents Sea Point to Explosive End to the Last Ice Age

June 6, 2017 – When during the 1990s, exploration of the Barents Sea revealed hundreds of large pockmarks on the sea floor, researchers were initially puzzled. What could have ... Continue Reading →

Newly Elected Emmanuel Macron Invites American Climate Scientists to Come to France

May 12, 2017 –  The President-elect of France has a far different message on climate change than America’s Donald Trump. In a video posted to YouTube, Emmanuel Macron ... Continue Reading →

Speculation on the Future of Fossil Fuels

December 21, 2016 – In the Northern Hemisphere we have arrived at the Winter Solstice. Here in Toronto it means daylight lasting a little more than nine hours. And as the amount ... Continue Reading →

What Will it Take for the United States to do What Costa Rica Has Accomplished in 2015?

December 27, 2015 – Costa Rica has been providing electricity to the country using no fossil fuel sources. The diesel generators are silent as renewable energy takes over. There ... Continue Reading →

United Kingdom to Phase Out Coal-Fired Power by 2025

November 18, 2015 – The British government today announced it intends to shutter all coal-fired power plants by 2025. Alternative energy sources will need to be built including ... Continue Reading →

Canadian Investment in Renewables Surpasses That of the Oil Sands

December 3, 2014 – Yesterday CBC News reported a study on the state of green energy technology in the country. Conducted by Clean Energy Canada, the report indicated that over ... Continue Reading →

New Technology for Steam Turbine Power Plants Increases Efficiency While Reducing CO2 Emissions

November 25, 2014 – A technology developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) may help fight global climate change by making steam power plants more efficient through ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Architecture Firm Comes Up with Novel Carbon Sequestration Idea

November 5, 2014 – Plants and the ocean are the two biggest carbon sinks on our planet. And single celled plants are most efficient in absorbing carbon dioxide. Transportation ... Continue Reading →

The State of Germany’s Move to “Energiewende”

October 28, 2014 – The meaning of the German word “energiewende” is energy transition. Of all countries of the Developed World there is no doubt that Germany is transitioning ... Continue Reading →