Accounting for Carbon

September 16, 2016 – In Canada accounting for carbon today is complex because there is no single authority establishing a pricing or industry cap on emissions. Instead the provinces ... Continue Reading →
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What’s Holding Us Back from a Distributed Energy Model Replacing Existing Power Grids?

September 15, 2016 – In the last decade human ingenuity has produced the technology necessary to move from our massive power distribution networks to local community power generation ... Continue Reading →

Bonaire Using 3D Printing to Restore Coral Reefs

September 15, 2016 – A Dutch island in the Caribbean is attempting to preserve its coral reefs a number of ways. One involves planting new coral. The other uses 3D printing technology ... Continue Reading →
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Conservatives Believe Climate Change is a Wedge Issue to Create More Government Red Tape

September 14, 2016 – So says Susan Wright in an article posted online yesterday in RedState. The article is entitled, “Trump Tilts Further Left With His Climate Change Stance,” ... Continue Reading →

Australia Combines Solar and Pumped Storage at Abandoned Gold Mine Site

September 14, 2016 – For more than a century Kidston, Australia was a gold mining town but in 2001 that all came to an end. The mine shut down and what was left were the remnants ... Continue Reading →

Blue Origin Moves from New Shepard to New Glenn

September 13, 2016 – Jeff Bezos has his eye on surpassing his rival Elon Musk with his latest space company announcement. The first reusable single-stage rocket built by Blue ... Continue Reading →

The Heat Just Keeps on Coming And We’re Not Talking Politics

September 13, 2016 – NASA reported yesterday that August was the 11th straight month setting global heat records. August global average surface temperatures were 1 Celsius (1.76 ... Continue Reading →
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Rainforests May Save Us from Ourselves as They Adapt to Climate Change

September 12, 2016 – According to a new study described in the August 29, 2016 online edition of Nature Climate Change, plant trait diversity within the Amazon rainforest may ... Continue Reading →
Energy companies are seeking utility-scale battery storage similar to this pilot project in the UK. Photo credit: UKPN

Advances in Battery Technology Encouraging for Transition to 100% Renewable Energy

September 10, 2016 – The missing element in making the leap to a 100% renewable energy paradigm is storage. And by storage I mean the ability to capture surplus energy from renewable ... Continue Reading →

GATEWAY Pilot Project to Test Community Carbon Sequestration Infrastructure

September 9, 2016 – In a meeting in Brussels next week, those looking at carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) plan to meet to arrange for a pilot community test centered on ... Continue Reading →