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World’s Largest Floating Solar Test Bed Comes Online in Singapore

A new floating solar photovoltaic system in Singapore is just one hectare in size and is meant as a prototype. But it could…

RAN: Texas Rio Grande Valley Under Threat from Natural Gas

According to Rainforest Action Network, liquefied natural gas terminals proposed in southern Texas cities such as Brownsville pose a long-term threat to both…

CDP: Business Commitments on Carbon Fall Short of Paris Climate Goals

The world’s largest companies have a long way to go before they move the needle on the ambitious climate change mitigation goals set…

France Reverses Course and Nixes Carbon Tax Proposal

France's government scuttled plans to include a carbon tax in its fiscal year 2016 budget. The sudden decision comes at a time when…

Despite Economic Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation, FL Senate Hopeful Remains Strident Climate Denier

After losing the Republican primary, Marco Rubio is trying to reclaim his former U.S. Senate seat. Given his blatant denial of the risks…

New Wind Energy Study Aims to Break Transmission Barriers

A study on wind energy benefits in Iowa helps the U.S. wind industry make its case for more wind farms nationwide -- and…

Scientists Accidentally Discover a Way to Convert CO2 Into Ethanol

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee say they stumbled into a chemical process that could reshape…

SolarCity Partners with Airbnb to Offer Solar Power Rebates

SolarCity is offering up to $1,000 in cash to Airbnb hosts who install solar power systems on their rooftops. Both companies are leaning…

Heat and Beat: DuPont Calls for Real-World Testing of PV Solar

Cost pressures, untested materials and lagging standards: These and other issues now confront an industry still finding its way in a burgeoning marketplace.…

Why We Need to Hold Corporate Carbon Producers Accountable

What responsibility do the world's fossil fuel giants bear for climate change? And what role should they play now, given that the Paris…

U.S. Pumps $30 Million More Into Hydrogen Economy

The U.S. Energy Department is betting big on the sustainable hydrogen economy of the future, with a new round of $30 million in…

EU Ratifies the Paris Climate Deal: What’s Next?

This week, the European Parliament voted to approve the global deal negotiated at last year’s COP21 climate talks in Paris. The EU ratification…

HyperSolar Bumps the Hydrogen Race into High Gear

HyperSolar just patented and demonstrated a device that uses solar power to produce hydrogen from dirty water, leaving clean water behind.

Norway’s Capital Aims to Cut Carbon Emissions in Half by 2020

If your company has a new transportation, energy or “smart cities” technology and you need a living laboratory to test it out, consider…

Pitch Perfect: Fostering Local Talent Makes Clean Cookstoves More Popular

BioLite employs 40 tenacious local sales agents in emerging markets who can captivate a crowd with their personalized pitches. Thanks to these in-person…