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Can electric vehicles promote weight loss? 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth thinks so — and he’s out to prove it with a short video featuring his adventures in a Chevy Volt.
The king of Morocco officially launched the first phase of the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant, the Noor Complex. When finished, the complex will provide 500 megawatts of clean, renewable energy to 1.1 million Moroccans and lower carbon emissions by 760,000 tons per year.
Organic food can fulfill the world’s food needs while providing huge environmental, social and health benefits, two researchers determined after reviewing 40 years of scientific study.
Ford is working to link home-automation devices like Amazon Echo with its vehicles, allowing customers to control lights, thermostats and other home systems from their cars.
The EU added more new wind-energy capacity than any other form of power last year. But, as Oliver Joy of the European Wind Energy Association put it, “The world is hot on Europe’s heels, and now is no time to rest on laurels.”
Is the energy transition stalling? Two months after COP21, it is time to separate news from trends. The oil price is down; the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Obama administration’s carbon-emissions plan; and Germany is (understandably) focused on the Syrian refugee crisis, diverting attention away from its energy transition. Notwithstanding, the train has left the station. It would be a mistake to underestimate the power of technology and innovation to keep driving nonlinear change toward a low-carbon economy.
Last week, a group of 125 organizations from 45 countries signed a declaration asking that the European Union exclude large-scale biofuels from its next Renewable Energy Directive.
We must remember that as stakeholders, we have the unique ability to create the strong pull needed to incentivize our institutions and businesses to make decisions that are tied to circular-economy principles.
From floating trash-barriers to a waste-collecting water wheel, these innovative concepts can help us realize a world without ocean litter.
Changing out the light bulbs is not enough to go green. The workplace of the future will have a minimal carbon footprint thanks to better technology and better human ecology.
Still on the waiting list for the Tesla Powerwall home battery? Well, there’s another option on the horizon. And here’s the kicker — you can install it yourself.