Author: Tina Casey
Incumbent Republican Gov. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania has been campaigning for re-election on a platform that touts the 200,000 jobs created through his support for natural gas fracking, but the Pennsylvania fracking boom is not all that it’s cracked up to be.
Scientists in Singapore have discovered that their new solar cell material, a hybrid made with perovskite, can double as a touch screen display, laser and other light-emitting devices.
Industry groups are claiming that the EPA is fighting a “war on coal” that will have dire economic consequences: It’s déjà vu all over again.
Last Friday, a group called the Environmental Policy Alliance (EPA, what else?) released a bombshell report claiming that LEED-certified buildings “actually use more energy than uncertified buildings.”
A new report on Illinois clean energy shows the power of community choice aggregation: 91 communities now have 100 percent renewable electricity, and Chicago and others are beginning to use more renewables, too.
The U.S. EPA has announced that it will use its authority under the Clean Water Act to block development of a proposed copper mine at Bristol Bay, Alaska, that could have a devastating impact on the local salmon industry.
The building analytics company WegoWise launches new blog for building efficiency data, aimed at inspiring property owner to invest in efficiency improvements.
Energy Secretary Moniz announces new round of $25 million for low cost solar power, aimed at cutting manufacturing costs and speeding up installation time.
A new Forum for the Future initiative forms partnership with major tea companies for developing sustainable tea as a “hero crop” with a new report, The Future of Tea – A Hero Crop for 2030.