New Energy From Old Gas Wells is 100% Renewable

September 28, 2017 – A Calgary-based energy company is teaming up with Hinton, Alberta in what may become a common new practice in places where fossil fuels were extracted in ... Continue Reading →

Canada Green Building Council Creates Zero-Carbon Standard

May 29, 2017 – A new construction site at University of Waterloo will participate in a pilot project aimed at creating a zero-carbon building. The Canada Green Building Council ... 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 →

A Visit to a Volcano Speaks of Untapped Geothermal Energy Potential

February 9, 2017 – It is the last day of our two-week stay here in Costa Rica. Yesterday we visited Rincon de la Vieja, the largest volcano in the country, and a source of geothermal ... Continue Reading →

Iceland Shows the World How to Turn Carbon Dioxide into Stone

June 10, 2016 – A pilot carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project in Iceland has demonstrated the ability to mineralize carbon dioxide (CO2) within basaltic lavas and hyaloclastites ... 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 →

The Coal Era to End in New Zealand – Listen up America

August 9, 2015 – Kiwi country announced this week that their remaining two coal-fired power plants will be shut down as of 2018. Now one cannot compare the carbon emissions of ... Continue Reading →

What Exactly is the Clean Power Plan That President Obama Announced?

August 4, 2015 – Yesterday the President of the United States released the revised Clean Power Plan with a focus on fossil-fuel burning power plants. Why that focus? Because these ... Continue Reading →

California a Model for the Low Carbon Transition

May 22, 2015 – California has a lot of negatives going on right now. It is in the middle of the worst drought the state has experienced since records were kept, watching its in-state ... 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 →