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Report: Boost Renewables, Halve Emissions

Achieving a 36 percent share of renewable energy by 2030 would provide half of the emissions reductions needed to keep temperature rise to…

Google to Invest in Africa’s Largest Wind Farm

Last month, Google announced that it will invest in Africa's largest wind power farm, on the heels of the company's $12 million investment…
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Clean Energy Shocker: Emerging Economies Invest More Than Wealthier Nations

Clean-energy investment by emerging economies has surged past wealthier nations, spelling more trouble for the fossil fuel industry.
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Toyota’s New 2016 Prius Pumps Up Hybrid Market With Sport And Style

Toyota's new 2016 Prius line adds a generous helping of fun to the hybrid experience, with a raft of new fuel efficiency improvements…
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First Solar Road Surpasses Expectations

Located in the Netherlands, SolaRoad is the first road of its kind to make a unique foray in pollution-free solar energy. In the…
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How Electricity Storage Will Help Drive South Australia’s Transition

South Australia stands at the forefront of the renewable energy transition. Residential rooftop solar will soon reach 28 percent penetration, which is to…
A rooftop solar array in Kuppam, India.

India: 9 Steps to Becoming a Solar Super Power

India has already taken positive steps by announcing very aggressive goals to meet 40 percent of its energy needs through renewables by 2030.…
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New Wind Project Shows Why Rejecting Keystone Was the Obvious Choice

A massive new wind energy transmission line has passed a major permit milestone, bringing Oklahoma and other states closer to thousands of new…
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Shell Inaugurates $1B Carbon Capture Project in Alberta’s Oil Sands

Located about 18 miles northeast of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Shell's new carbon capture and storage (CCS) project will capture about a third of…
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How Future Businesses Will Benefit from Clean Energy Storage

Why exactly should business owners be interested in clean energy storage? Let’s take a look at what the transformative technology promises.

Study: Buildings With Cleaner Air Make You Smarter

A study just published by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has linked a building’s indoor air quality directly to its…

Off-the-Shelf Technology Can Halt Climate Change Now

As we approach the climate talks in Paris this December, we want to make sure delegates understand technology is not the problem. A…
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GE Ecomagination Celebrates 10th Year, Launches Impact Partnership

I can remember when GE first came out with the Ecomagination initiative back in 2005. At the time it was considered a bold, and…

Ford Turns to the Gecko to Solve Its Stickiest Recycling Problem

The automaker Ford Motor Co. is turning to biomimicry to solve a challenge that stands in the way of its recycling efforts. It's…
This water reclamation installation in Santa Monica, California, proves grey-water recycling can be big business.

Sustainability’s Gold Mine: Grey-Water Recycling

Grey-water recycling systems have the ability to drastically alter the way we look at our water usage, so why are they not widely…