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A Way to Speed Up EV Adoption - Get the Power Utilities Involved

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May 29, 2015 - Washington state has a new law that gives power companies a new business opportunity, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Why?

Gizmos & Gadgets: Project Thunderstruck on Kickstarter Plans Reusable Space Glider

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May 28, 2015 - An RLV is a reusable launch vehicle. The American Space Shuttle fit that bill but it required significant maintenance between flights which drove up mission costs with two shuttles lost before the fleet was retired.

Three Energy Stories That Emerged in the Last Week

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May 27, 2015 - In the last week or so we've seen the convergence of energy companies and climate change action in a number of announcements from the fossil fuel industry. I share these with you because they illustrate the beginning of a change in attitude from positions of keeping the status quo to acknowledgement of the validity of the science of climate change.

 

Powerhive - A Company on a Mission to Bring Electricity to 1.3 Billion Who Don't Have It

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May 26, 2015 - If Powerhive has anything to say about it the next decade will see all of sub-Saharan Africa and underdeveloped are

Why is Climate Warming Subject to Fits and Starts?

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May 25, 2015 - In a

The Divestment Movement - A Good or Bad Thing

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May 24, 2015 - What started as a social media phenomenon on many university campuses has blossomed into a global movement by institutions, corporations, foundations, pension funds and even governments. It involves wiping hands clean of stocks and bonds issued by fossil fuel companies.

California a Model for the Low Carbon Transition

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May 22, 2015 - California has a lot of negatives going on right now. It is in the middle of the worst drought the state has experienced since records were kept, watching its in-state and out-of-state water reserves dry up. It is over populated and yet still a draw for tens of thousands of illegal immigrant crossing from Mexico each year. And it is perennially in debt.

New Method for Cleaning Up Land-Based Oil Spills Shows Promise

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May 22, 2015 - Researchers at Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a product that oxidizes soil polluted by oil and other contaminants.

Paris Business Conference Weighs In On Climate Change

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May 21, 2015 - This week in Paris world business leaders have gathered to talk about climate change and investment. Two months ago 266 large investors responsible for managing $20 trillion U.S.

Antarctic Peninsula Ice Shelf Being Undermined by Ocean Water

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May 20, 2015 - An Antarctic ice shelf located on the continent's peninsula that juts northward towards South America is expected to collapse into the Southern Ocean possibly within the next few decades.

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