Solar Cells Getting a Makeover with Nanotechnology

June 28, 2017 – Companies like Nanosolar, a San Jose, California-based company, Global Photonic Energy, Bloo Solar, EnSol and Solarmer Energy, along with a number of technical ... Continue Reading →

Mexico Border Wall to Have Solar Panels Says Donald Trump

June 22, 2017 – In the too funny for words category of Trumpian announcements, yesterday’s boasting and reveal in Iowa, while addressing a political rally there, had President ... Continue Reading →

How to Save the Fossil Fuel Companies

June 15, 2017 – The fossil fuel companies of the world know what they have to do to save themselves from holding stranded assets that will be anchors around their financial statements ... Continue Reading →

Surprise: The Country That Can Most Impact Climate Change Isn’t the United States or China, It’s India

May 30, 2017 – In the last week experts on China’s population have questioned whether the government’s population figures are accurate. These experts feel the numbers ... 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 →

On Earth Day 2017 I Ask What Will It Take to Not Have to Have an Earth Day 2100?

April 22, 2017 – Today we honour the Earth in a tradition that is now going on almost 50 years. The first Earth Day was instituted during the administration of President Richard ... Continue Reading →

Scientists Describe Path to Ten Terawatts of Energy from Sunlight by 2030

April 21, 2017 – Scientists from the United States, Japan, and Germany have outlined how the planet can get solar capacity up to 10 terawatts in the next 13 years. In 2015 solar ... Continue Reading →

New Passive Radiative Film Could Mean No More AC for Hot Summer Days

March 30, 2017 – Passive radiative cooling is a phenomenon that occurs when sunlight strikes the icy surface of an ocean or a blanket of snow. Instead of the energy being converted ... Continue Reading →

Google Project Sunroof Coverage Expands to All 50 States

March 17, 2017 – Back in 2015, I wrote about the launch of a Google initiative to assess the solar capacity of the roofs across the United States. At the time Project Sunroof ... Continue Reading →