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Qatar, Middle East, sustainability, water-energy nexus, water scarcity, water stewardship, clean energy, renewable energy, solar, solar power, solar energy, Leon Kaye, Doha

How Leaders and Citizens Can Learn From Qatar’s Focus on the Water-Energy Nexus

Qatar's policies offer lessons on how countries can develop a strategy to cope with the ever-complicated energy-water nexus.
Walmart, Sustainability, Leon Kaye, corporate social responsibility, CSR, Bangladesh, wind power, clean energy, e-waste, supply chain, fire in Bangladesh, green room, black friday, discrimination, solar, locally sourced food

The Year in Sustainability: Walmart 2012 in Review

2012 has been a roller coaster at Walmart, with questions about its sustainability plan, the fire in Bangladesh, Black Friday and the treatment…
Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, UAE, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Solar, Doha, solar power, solar energy, clean energy, renewables, gulf states, Middle East, Leon Kaye, Robert Kennedy, Adnan Amin, International Renewable Energy Agency, COP18, climate change, climate volatility, Arab Spring, renewable energy

Are Saudi Arabia and Qatar The New Titans of Solar?

Saudi Arabia claims it will invest $109 billion in order to generate 30% of its domestic energy needs by 2032, and Qatar is…
China's sprawling Baiyan Obo mine, which provides a substantial amount of today's rare earths.

New Technology for Hybrid Car Motors Leaves Rare Earth Behind

Researchers throughout North America have come up with possible prototypes for electric motors that get around the use of the precious and environmentally…
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Manufacturing Research: Academics for Industry

Manufacturing research is an academic pursuit buffeted by industrial, physical and financial forces in universities.
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Solar Energy Brings Power to Rural India

For the last year, the village of Meerwada in Central India has been learning to live with solar energy. Located some 90 minutes…

Ryder: Collaboration is a Must for Natural Gas Expansion

Natural gas is cleaner than diesel, the fuel is cheaper, and supply is abundant and domestic. Yet significant challenges must be overcome before…
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Century-Old Discovery from WWI May Fuel Future Cars

A century ago, Jewish chemist Chaim Weizmann invented a method of producing acetone for explosives – helping the British with WWI efforts. Now,…
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Arab-Israeli Team Develops Innovative Clean Energy Solution

Four Arab-Israeli engineers are currently working on a solution that could revolutionize the way poor industrialized countries produce and consume energy. The company…
Edeniq, ethanol, biofuels, ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, corn ethanol, Tulare County, Visalia, San Joaquin Valley, Leon Kaye

Photo Tour: Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Comes to California Farm Country

Edeniq Inc., surrounded by farms and orchards growing some of America’s most valuable crops, is pushing the boundaries of cellulosic ethanol innovation.
Walmart, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, Leon Kaye, sustainability programs, wind power, solar, clean energy, waste diversion, supply chain

Walmart to Save $150 Million Thanks to Sustainability Programs

Walmart announced last week the company could save as much as $150 million during the company’s 2013 fiscal year due to several of…
BMW, data centers, green data centers, information technology, Leon Kaye, Verne Global, Keflavik, Iceland,

BMW Switches to Iceland Data Center to Reduce Carbon Emissions

BMW will relocate some of its high performance computing programs to a 45-acre green data center complex in southwestern Iceland.
Young woman with a small solar panel

CA Prop 39 Will Provide Funding for Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency

A measure on the November ballot, Prop 39, will provide funding for clean energy, sustainability and energy efficiency projects across California.
solar, solarcity, solar energy, SolarCity, SolarCity IPO, Leon Kaye, clean energy, risk factors, Todd Woody, Forbes, IPO, initial public offering, residential solar,

SolarCity Files for $200 Million IPO

On October 5, SolarCity registered for an IPO with the SEC that the company hopes will raise over $200 million.
AT&T buys Bloom Energy fuel cells

AT&T Takes Control of its “Energy Destiny” with Bloom Energy Fuel Cells

AT&T just announced that it is expanding its use of fuel cells to power 28 data centers and other facilities in California and…