Transforming our transportation infrastructure won’t happen overnight. While policies improving the supply side are taking shape, our individual transportation choices can have a more immediate impact.
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Stanford researchers are developing a new flow battery that could introduce more wind and solar power in the utility grid mix, enabling more businesses to use renewable energy without an up-front investment.
Unlike many e-bike manufacturers who modify an existing bike platform and bolt on off-the-shelf wheel-hub motors and battery packs, Specialized’s engineers explained with the Turbo, they needed to design their bike from the ground up in order for it to align with the company’s performance-focused brand.
When it comes to being environmentally friendly, those born between the early 1980s to early 2000s, otherwise known as Millennials, are talking a lot of talk without walking much of a walk, according to a recent study by DDB Worldwide.
The Boulder renewable energy plan could attract new businesses to the city by guaranteeing them access to more clean energy without the need for an up-front investment.
The race is on to find alternatives to HFCs that have low GWPs and don’t deplete the ozone layer. Chemical companies have zoomed in on three alternative refrigerants: ammonia, propane and, ironically enough, carbon dioxide (CO2).
According to a 2010 U.S. Census Bureau survey, 43 percent more Americans commute by bicycle than did in 2000 – and 70 percent more people living in large cities use bikes for commuting purposes than in 2000. Yet the city of Los Angeles is still way behind in statistics. Does that mean So Cal’s largest metropolitan area is doomed as a cycling capital? Hardly. It’s just getting started.
The Navigating the American Carbon World Conference, a three-day event (April 16-18th, 2013) in San Francisco, was jam-packed with workshops, meetings, offset credit offer info sessions, keynotes, plenaries, breakouts, and an exhibition hall featuring consulting services.
Masdar, the clean energy company and eponymous “green city” based on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, launched a $32 million solar plant in Mauritania.
USDA and FAA partner with Boeing and Airlines for America to extend the Farm to Fly aviation biofuel program with the goal of achieving a one billion gallon-per-year domestic aviation biofuel industry.
The past few years have been amazing for solar in the U.S. New capacity added in 2012 grew by 76% over the previous year. NREL recently estimated that the US has the potential to meet 20% of its total electric demand with solar. Yet, solar still only provides 1% of the total U.S. power demand. So why, if the potential is 20%, are we only at 1%?