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A Brief History of Global Warming — and Its Solar-Powered Solution

By Kyle G. Crider “’Come on up with me,’ he said. ‘It’s raining already.’ In fact it was, the endless warm drizzle of…
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Shell Plans to Slash Costs, Jobs to Buy LPG Leader

More than six months have passed since Royal Dutch Shell announced its plans to purchase the energy exploration company BG Group, and the…
The Wyodak Coal Mine near Gillette, Wyoming, has been operational for decades. But coal mining in the state now faces mounting troubles.

America’s Second Largest Coal Company Files for Bankruptcy

This week, Arch Coal, the second largest coal company in the U.S., filed for bankruptcy, citing $4.5 billion in debt.
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COP21, One Month Later: Tech Innovations for Buildings and Cities

The COP21 agreement, signed one month ago today, is great news for building technology innovators and their customers.
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Looking at the Dutch Solar Bike Path After One Year

After one year, researchers are in an educated position to say whether the SolaRoad -- a high-tech bike path in Krommenie, Netherlands --…
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TransCanada Files Suit Over Keystone XL: Does It Have Merit?

The Obama administration is to blame for billions of dollars in losses, says TransCanada, which is taking the government to court over its…
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Clicking the Way To a Clean Power Future

If the World Wide Web were a country, its energy consumption would rank sixth in the world.
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5 Solar Energy Trends for 2016 in the Residential Market

TriplePundit spoke with Vikram Aggarwal, founder and CEO of EnergySage, the so-called "Expedia of solar," about solar energy trends and what to expect…
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The Quick & Dirty: The Anti-Trends for 2016 or “Enough is Enough”

Some of these “trends” are stale (old and not new), and some of them are just pale (not going to happen). Hey, I…
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Carbon Monitoring Will Play a Crucial Role in the Quest to Curb Warming

A recent report on EU energy governance, produced by the British House of Lords, says that “EU-wide binding 2030 renewables targets will not…
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Can Kinetic Energy Help Power Off-Grid Communities?

Modern micro-hydro kinetic (MHK) technologies are a potential solution for reliable decentralized energy production in developing and remote communities around the globe by…
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Fracked Gas Won’t Achieve Paris Climate Goals, But Empowering Communities Could

The United States is undergoing a massive energy transition that isn't receiving enough attention, and it could render the Paris climate agreement meaningless.…
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Low-Cost Solar Replaces Expensive, Dirty, Dangerous Kerosene in Africa

ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson promotes petroleum as the only solution to "energy poverty" in developing nations, but affordable solar power is on the…
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Top 10 Renewable Energy Producing States

How does your state stack up? Did it make the list? Read on to find out.
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Gallery: Protest Against Engie, a Fossil Fuel Sponsor of COP21

Yesterday, at COP21, dozens of silent protesters stood along the entryway to Engie's talk, holding up signs and voicing their opposition to the…