“A “New Ocean” Is Emerging at the Top of the World”

“As the planet warms, the Arctic is warming more than twice as fast. As ice cover is disappearing, average summer sea ice has declined by more than a third since 1979. That’s roughly equal to the entire area… Read More

“Microsoft inks its first clean energy deal in Asia with solar project”

“Microsoft has agreed to buy all the renewable energy output from a 60 megawatt (MW) solar project in its first clean energy deal in Asia. The tech giant’s agreement with Sunseap Group — Singapore’s largest clean energy solutions… Read More

“Consumer products’ air quality impact ‘underestimated'”

“US research has found that chemicals in everyday household products are now a key contributor to city air pollution, rivalling some vehicle emissions. The study, led from Colorado University, focussed on so-called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These are… Read More

“How to Save Money and Energy Heating Your Apartment”

“Winter heating bills can deliver a big sticker shock, one that continues well into the spring: It cost what to heat your space this month? If that’s happened to you, you’re not alone. And while there’s plenty of… Read More

“Why Sustainable Concrete Will Be the Bedrock for Future Megacities”

“Energy plays the biggest role because you need energy to do repairs and to operate business as usual. You also need it to innovate. Increasingly, people are recognizing the value of renewable energy in this respect. Bounce Energy… Read More

“Los Angeles Takes Steps to Cut Building Emissions”

“To meet Los Angeles’ sustainability plan and reduce greenhouse gas emissions—60% by 2035 and 80% by 2050—the city council is looking for ways to reduce the use of natural gas in buildings located within the city. On Feb…. Read More

“Stanford engineers develop a new method of keeping the lights on if the world turns to 100% clean, renewable energy”

Researchers propose three separate ways to avoid blackouts if the world transitions all its energy to electricity or direct heat and provides the energy with 100 percent wind, water and sunlight. The solutions reduce energy requirements, health damage… Read More

“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

“Across The World, If You Eat For Your Health, You’ll Help The Planet”

“Researchers can estimate the greenhouse gas emissions and land used to produce various foods in different parts of the world. They’ve used that data to calculate the environmental impact of a shift in what people eat.” https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/12/04/568290624/across-the-world-if-you-eat-for-your-health-youll-help-the-planet

“World’s Largest Solar-Wind-Storage Plant Planned for India”

“A wind, solar and battery storage plant is being planned for the southeastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, which has faced power woes in recent months due to grid failure. The renewable energy facility will consist of 120… Read More