Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak and Stephen Hawking have joined 1,000 other notable scientists calling for an AI weapons ban, calling them a “threat to humanity.”
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New Solar panel technologies, including perovskite and organic solar cells, will drive down the cost of solar panels for a faster return on investment.
13 major US corporations have pledged to invest in clean energy technology to fight climate change. Hillary Clinton also revealed a clean energy plan today.
A new, more energy efficient window that controls the amount of light and heat energy transmitted has been developed by the University of Texas at Austin.
A ground source heat pump is 45% more energy efficient than a conventional heating or cooling system. Tax credits and HERO or PACE programs help with costs.
Researchers at the University of Oregon Food Innovation Center have patented a new seaweed that tastes like bacon when fried and thrives in polluted water.
Carnegie Wave Earth has constructed the first grid tied wave energy facility in the ocean near Perth, Australia. It has a capacity of 240 kilowatts peak.
A geothermal heat pump system takes advantage of constant earth temperature to heat or cool your home as efficiently as possible, saving you money.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a stinging rebuke to coal advocates in a decision that supports the Colorado Clean Power Initiative of 2011.
A regional cap and trade program among 9 northeast states has saved consumers $460 million and added $1.3 billion in economic activity says a new report.
The ninth annual Greenpeace report on sustainable seafood gives top marks to Whole Foods and three others. 8 others earned a failing sustainability grade.
Cornell Tech is constructing an applied sciences campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City that will feature the world’s tallest Passive House building.
Hip hop artist Akon is using his Akon Lighting Africa program to bring distributed, renewable solar power to more than 600,000 people across Africa.
A new interactive website shows the most frequent questions people ask Google about climate change. The project is the result of a collaboration between Google News Lab and Pitch Interactive, a studio in San Francisco reports Smithsonian Magazine. The results are compiled from 20 cities around the world. On Earth reports: Users can see what each city wants to […]
James Cameron’s 28 foot wide Sun Flower tracks the sun all day and can generate 265 kWh of electricity, more than enough to power a normal household.
24M, an MIT start-up, says it has found a new way to manufacture a lithium ion battery that has 5 times as much storage capacity and costs half as much.
France has called for bids to install 50 MWh of electrical battery storage for its islands in the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans and on Corsica.
LEGO is spending $150,000,000 to find new sustainable materials for its building blocks, replacing the plastics currently in use. It is aiming at 2030.
Green Boot Camp sponsored by Honeywell Hometown Solutions teaches middle school teachers about stainability so they can teach their own students back home.
Senate Bill 12, known as the “Data Trespassing Bill”, makes it a crime for any person to collect evidence of corporate wrongdoing and present it in court.