The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it plans to close down the Standing Rock Sioux water protectors’ camp next month. The protesters insist they are staying put, despite the advance of North Dakota’s hard winter season. With months of clashes between local officials and protestors, however, the winter may be the least of concerns for a people who feel their sovereign rights are now at increasing risk from big business and governments that appear to turn a blind eye to laws in favor of the energy sector.
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In short, homeowners will be able to install Tesla’s solar roof for less money than a roof made from regular materials. Does Musk’s claim stack up?
Back in 2000, Ford invested in a fact-finding mission to save water — and money along with it. The automaker saved 10.6 billion gallons of water between 2000 and 2015. And that’s just a start.
Twitter says it’s making “progress” on halting online abuse and harassment via an expansion of the mute feature. But critics say this Hail Mary pass came way too late.
To the ire of construction company Energy Transfer Partners, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that they will review the route and involve community groups in the discussion of the placement of the DAPL pipeline. That’s good news for the Standing Rock Sioux and a smart move for the Obama Administration as it helped defuse worldwide protests that were scheduled to take place yesterday. But will it make a difference when Donald Trump moves into the White House, since he is an investor in the pipeline?
The flight to D.C. was powered by a blend of conventional kerosene-based Jet-A mixed with fuel extracted from a feedstock of “forest residuals,” the limbs and branches left behind after harvesting of managed forests. Great headline, but can a project like this move the needle?
The company Parajito Powder could play an outsized role in the hydrogen economy of the future with the help of Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology.
Custodial employees at Walt Disney World in Florida are worried that new GPS tracking technology designed to keep the theme park cleaner will interfere with their job seniority and the right to perform their tasks as they see fit.
The U.S. has a leading position in the global race for a sustainable hydrogen economy, if but Trump budget cuts could turn leaders into losers.
Barely a week after cheering on a major new wind power project, Oklahoma is cleaning up after a major 5.0 earthquake linked to its oil and gas industry.
Our modern-day Edisons have done their jobs. We are at a tipping point where technological innovations that have been in development for many years can now provide us with all the energy we need at ever decreasing costs.
SPECIAL SERIES: Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond
NextDoor was confronted with racial profiling incidents for much of last year, and took quick action to stamp it out with better site design. So far, the result has been a 75 percent reduction in such postings on its crime and public safety section.
The USDA will offer up to $25 million in grants to develop more tech-driven applications that can help farmers use resources more efficiently and sustainably.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is working to create a roofing product that is more durable and insulative than a traditional roof, yet with a lower installed cost and the added value of solar electricity.
Families on the margins face an energy paradox: Smoky, expensive energy sources strain finances and reduce wellness, leaving families less able to cope. BioLite wants to change all that with its smokeless wood-burning stove that reduces toxic emissions by 90 percent, uses half the fuel, and generates usable electricity. And a new financing model will make the product even more accessible to those who need it.