“The simple strategy that utilities can use to cut carbon pollution”

“When demand on the electricity grid is high, additional power plants may need to be switched on to meet the demand. Firing up a power plant is expensive for the utility. And, the backup plants tend to be… Read More

“Key ‘step forward’ in cutting cost of removing CO2 from air”

“Carbon Engineering has published a peer-reviewed study showing that they can capture carbon for under $100 a tonne. This would be a major advance on the current price of around $600 per tonne. The company says their immediate… Read More

“Big Oil Is Investing Billions in Renewable Energy. Here’s Where and How”

“If the future of energy were a storybook, then renewable energy would play the part of the hero. That would leave oil and gas producers as the villains — and it’s not difficult to see why. The transportation,… Read More

“Can seaweed make cow burps less potent? These UC Davis scientists hope to find out”

“Early indications of a UC Davis study show feeding dairy cows seaweed may reduce methane emissions caused by their belching, the university announced Thursday. UC Davis animal science professor Ermias Kebreab and animal biology PhD candidate Breanna Roque… Read More

“12 destinations travelers might want to avoid in 2018”

“Tourism backlash has been in full effect over the past 12 months, with several destinations announcing they’d had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems. Unsurprisingly, this has posed a a dilemma for… Read More

“Oil industry is finally starting to be affected by Norway’s rapid electric car adoption”

“Norway’s electric vehicle adoption rate is so far ahead of most countries that it gives us glimpses into the future of bigger markets – sometimes even decades ahead of time. Now it is starting to show signs of… Read More

“10 massive corporations going big on solar power”

“American businesses are investing record amounts in solar, with the top corporate users adding 325 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity last year, according to the “Solar Means Business 2017” report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The… Read More

“Sports Stadiums Help Lead the Way Toward Greener Architecture”

“Mr. Jenkins, an evangelist for all things green, was animated. The otherwise generic structure, he said, holds up to 680,000 gallons of rainwater collected mostly from the roof of the enormous stadium standing just a few feet away…. Read More

“Electric-car batteries that charge in five minutes have lured an unlikely investor: Big Oil”

“In the 1990s, oil companies and and car makers once worked together to scupper the electric vehicle industry in the US, according to the documentary Who Killed the electric car? about America’s first mass-produced electric car. That was… Read More

“This could be the biggest advance in aluminum production in 130 years”

“Along with major U.S. aluminum producer Alcoa and multinational mining behemoth Rio Tinto, Apple announced a collaboration in Canada to fund a technology that, the companies say, can remove carbon dioxide emissions from the high-temperature smelting process that… Read More