“San Francisco’s Tallest Building Makes Big Water Recycling Statement”

“Of particular interest to me, Salesforce Tower will also house the largest water recycling system in a commercial high-rise building in the United States. A black-water system will recycle all of the water used in the building to… Read More

“Sustainable Shopping: Is it Possible to Fly Sustainably?”

While truly sustainable air travel isn’t currently possible, there are ways to fly that are less harmful than others. Here are some ideas to make your travel plans more sustainable. https://probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2018/01/sustainable-shopping-possible-fly-sustainably/

“This new Florida city will produce its own power and run self-driving buses”

“The city of the future will not be the cold metal domes or Mars settlements of science fiction movies. It will be a community of 19,500 homes surrounded by thousands of acres of green space and capable of… Read More

“Tesla isn’t the only company creating cool electric vehicles anymore”

“It wasn’t that long ago when Tesla seemed like the only company making cool electric cars that you’d want to drive. If this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show is any indication, that niche no longer belongs exclusively to… Read More

“If we act on climate change now, the economic prize will be immense”

“Climate negotiators are meeting in Bonn. Beyond the intricacies of the negotiations, here is one key thing to remember instead: about $1tn is already being invested in climate solutions, ranging from renewables and energy efficiency to public transport…. Read More

“What they don’t tell you about climate change”

“TWO years ago the world pledged to keep global warming “well below” 2°C hotter than pre-industrial times. Climate scientists and campaigners purred. Politicians patted themselves on the back. Despite the Paris agreement’s ambiguities and some setbacks, including President… Read More

“Solar’s Bright Future Is Further Away Than It Seems”

“There is now a doctrine of what I call “solar triumphalism”: the price of panels has been falling exponentially, the technology makes good practical sense, and only a few further nudges are needed for solar to become a… Read More

“Jet Fuel Made From Sugar Cane? It’s Not a Flight of Fancy”

“Airlines are under pressure to reduce their carbon emissions, and are highly vulnerable to global oil price fluctuations. These challenges have spurred strong interest in biomass-derived jet fuels. Bio-jet fuel can be produced from various plant materials, including… Read More

“Why wave power may be the next big thing in green energy”

“About a mile offshore from Kaneohe Bay on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, a yellow, doughnut-shaped contraption bobs up and down with the motion of the ocean. The hulking device, as wide as a school bus is long,… Read More

“This Swedish power plant is burning H&M clothes instead of fossil fuels”

“Sweden boasts a nearly emission-free power system, according to Bloomberg, due to wind, nuclear, and hydro plants. But some local municipalities do use oil and coal for heating on winter days. The country hopes to move away from… Read More