“Shell, one of the biggest oil companies, plans to halve its carbon emissions. Here’s how”

“European oil giant Royal Dutch Shell wants to play a major role in combating climate change in the coming decades, CEO Ben van Beurden told CNBC on Wednesday. Shell announced on Tuesday that it will aim to cut… Read More

“GE cuts 12K power jobs as demand, renewables, skew market”

“NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — General Electric Co. will cut 12,000 jobs in its power division as alternative energy supplants demand for coal and other fossil fuels, and energy demand declines overall. The company said Thursday that the cuts… Read More

“ICELAND’S FROZEN VOLCANOES ARE WAKING UP—AND CLIMATE CHANGE MAY BE TO BLAME”

“Scientists examined volcanic ash preserved in peat deposits and lake sediments and discovered a period with less volcanic activity around 5,000 years ago. The volcanoes were much quieter during this time period, and it happened to coincide with… Read More

“With the right moves, India’s renewables push could lift thousands of rural workers out of poverty”

“India’s major renewable energy push could be as much about poverty reduction and job creation as it is about energy security and climate change.” https://qz.com/1136988/with-the-right-moves-indias-renewable-energy-push-could-lift-thousands-of-rural-workers-out-of-poverty/

“How Renewable Energy Will Destroy Fossil Fuels”

“Over the past decade, energy from wind and solar has become so cheap that it’s making new fossil fuel plants nearly obsolete. This isn’t just happening in the U.S. but in China and India as well, where coal… 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

“The Energy Revolution Is Here: Solar Energy and Storage Now Cheaper Than Coal”

“There’s no question wind and solar energy are now competitive with fossil fuels around the world on a per-kilowatt-hour basis, but they still face the challenge that they’re intermittent sources of energy. The sun won’t provide energy to… Read More

“Sustainable Gift Ideas to Impress the Most Eco-Friendly Person on Your List”

“The plastic straw as we know it is ubiquitous yet unnecessary. Sure, they’re handy when you’re sipping a drink on the go, but considering the vast amount of unrecyclable waste they cause, they sure aren’t worth it. That’s… Read More

“CH2M GRANTS $50,000 TO CSU FOR SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH AND STEM EDUCATION”

“The first part of the grant, $37,500, will go to CSU’s National Western Center Sustainability Team. This team is helping develop a campus that addresses innovations in water, energy, food systems, health and recreation, and improves the natural… Read More