Sutherland Shire

The Rise of ‘Energy Citizens’ Spurs Clean Energy in the UK

New business models are transforming the prospects for community energy and revitalizing support for renewables, says Martin Wright.

How the UK Can Unlock the Community Benefits of Renewable Energy

Fiona Harvey asks how the U.K. can unlock the community benefits and commercial opportunities of renewable energy.

Lockheed Martin Riding a Big Wave Energy Project

The 62.5-megawatt peak power wave energy generation project will be built off the coast of Victoria, Australia, using the PowerBuoy wave energy converter…

Renewables Could Make Farms Financially Viable

Tess Riley finds out why almost 40 percent of U.K. farmers are investing in renewables.
coal train

Coal vs. Solar: Considering All the Costs

Two new reports find that the BLM is shortchanging the public on federal land sales, benefiting coal companies. How does this change the…

Chew on This: WSU Researchers Sticking Gum to Lithium Batteries

Washington State University researchers have developed a chewing gum-like battery material that could dramatically improve the safety of lithium ion batteries.
oil and gas industry

US Oil & Gas Sustainability Spending Sluggish Compared to Extraction Growth

The oil & gas industry increases sustainability spending, but not in proportion to their growth in extraction.

Nuclear Energy’s Role in Sustainable Development

Access to electricity generated by clean energy sources is one of the most pressing issues concerning sustainable development for the future. How can…

Massachusetts Governor Unveils State Climate Action Plan

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced a $50 million investment for a statewide climate change plan.

It’s the Numbers, Stupid! Data-Driven Policies Will Lead to Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

From the first cities in ancient Mesopotamia to modern metropolises, urban locales have served as cultural and commercial hubs for societies across the…

Women in CSR: Molly Cartmill, Sempra Energy

Molly Cartmill, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sempra Energy, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

SXSWeco Interview: Roy Johnson of EcoFactor

EcoFactor's software actually builds a schedule around household behavior, doing things like turning down the heat or air conditioning when a homeowner is…
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CH2M Hill’s Run as a Top Environmental Firm Dates to Rocky Flats

There are good reasons that CH2M Hill is consistently ranked as the top U.S. environmental firm, but for those with long memories the…
Power plants hampered by climate change

Climate Change Threatens Electricity Production

There is a growing trend around the U.S.: changing conditions from a warming planet are causing disruptions in our power supply. The U.S.…

Making Cities More Resilient in the Face of Climate Change

Upgrading America's infrastructure to be modern and disaster-ready would infuse $1.6 trillion dollars into the economy.