Faced with environmental deterioration and depletion of resources, as well as community pressure, cities and nations around the world are filling their skylines with green buildings — structures made with … [Read full article]
It’s been obvious for years, but let’s just make it explicit. Donald Trump bashes, lies about, and demonizes anyone who could tell you about his crimes, lies, and immoral behavior. … [Read full article]
America’s wetlands are diverse ecosystems featuring an array of flora and fauna – learn why it’s critical that we care for our wetlands and the creatures that live there.
Let’s just be honest — this shit is crazy. If you think at this point that Trump and/or key campaign people didn’t collude to some degree or another with Russia … [Read full article]
A group of citizens in Alabama who spoke out against a coal ash landfill in their small town were vindicated, with help from the ACLU.
India plans to add 12 GW solar power, 4 GW wind energy, 500 MW biomass-based power and 225 MW small hydro power capacity between April 2016 and March 2017.
Terry Williams of Utah bought an oil and gas lease at a BLM auction but says she wants to leave the oil and gas in the ground. That’s illegal, BLM says. Are they right?
In yet another move aimed at giving relief to the renewable energy project developers, the Indian government is looking to implement additional measures to to ensure utilities acquire electricity from … [Read full article]
Another Indian state has approved a rooftop solar power policy with a target to contribute towards the ambitious target of 40 GW installed rooftop solar power capacity in the country … [Read full article]
Say what you want about Tesla Motors, but rarely does a week go by without the company throwing a curveball at a transportation industry desperately trying to adapt to the … [Read full article]
Originally published on CleanTechnica. The most genuine and buoyant EV enthusiast I’ve met (outside of a CleanTechnica person) pulled up next to me recently at an EV charger late one night … [Read full article]
Finding a correct geothermal energy definition on the Internet can lead to a variety of interesting information concerning this renewable energy source. For basics, I begin with a sampling of … [Read full article]
Originally published on CleanTechnica European energy storage manufacturer sonnen announced it is accelerating its presence in the US market by partnering with SolarWorld, PetersenDean, and Spruce. On Friday, the company also officially … [Read full article]
Originally published on CleanTechnica The following post from John Perlin is very much worth the read, especially for those many individuals, myself included, who saw former US president Jimmy Carter as a … [Read full article]
Originally published on CleanTechnica In a joint venture, German-based solar equipment company J. v. G. Thoma has formed with German-based solar module maker Jurawatt to manufacture photovoltaic modules in Pristina, Kosovo. According … [Read full article]
Welcome to Part II of our interview series with John Perlin, author of “A Forest Journey: the Story of Wood and Civilization,” an important book that has now come out in … [Read full article]
Reinforcing its long-term commitment to sustainability and confidence in solar technology, IKEA officially plugged-in the largest rooftop solar array in Kansas. The huge solar array will support the recently opened … [Read full article]
Radial Development by Robert Fathauer – 2014 – ceramic sculpture (one of 42 selected works for The Brain exhibition) From functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) and 3D Brain Maps to … [Read full article]
It’s still Climate Week, though the marches and summit conference are over. If you’d like to spend some time doing a brief climate watch this weekend, here are a few … [Read full article]
Can you imagine sitting over a nest of eggs and protecting it for four-and-a-half years without eating or sleeping at all? Sort of makes normal human child-rearing sound somewhat easier … [Read full article]
Thank you, MemeCollection, for the fondest of memories!
Hope you are not one of the 8+ million people who has already seen this since it first posted less than a week ago: “Kids React to Old Computers.” Does … [Read full article]
Greetings faithful readers… Well, March is turning out to be a fine month for apocalyptica of seemingly every sort…So, as your faithful reporter of all things cataclysmic and eschatological (well, … [Read full article]
For this little Fukushima irony, many thanks to Fukushimaemergencywhatcanwedo.blogspot.com!
From the artist (anon): The Forest Service is leasing our national forests to gas companies for fracking in several forests already: Allegheny National Forest (PA) George Washington National Forest (WV … [Read full article]
Barring some unstoppable and unforeseen geo-cataclysm such as a large asteroid impact, scientists who construct models of our planet’s distant future had previously posited a date of about 300 – … [Read full article]
Tornado watches and warnings in the Midwest, Sunday, November 17, 2013. On their way to Chicago. Peoria. Jennifer Wojcicki ☈ @WxWithJenny 20m RT @TomPurdyWI: Beautiful wall cloud near Harvard, Illinois … [Read full article]
Officials open the 2013 UNFCCC meetings with determination and louder warnings…. (Photo source: http://ow.ly/qL43P) It’s time for the governments of the world to struggle with climate change policy again. Every … [Read full article]
Readying Fukushima 1 Unit 4 for decommission operation, but… (Kyodo News/flickr.com/photos/simplyinfo/) Not so fast with the Fukushima decommissioning, TEPCO. A Japanese government-affiliated agency (the Japan Nuclear Energy Safety Organization) has … [Read full article]
Here’s what the Fukushima I power nuclear plant complex looked like prior to the natural disasters and explosions. (Source: ad-hoc-news.de.) Before March 2011, if you heard the words “Fukushima Daiichi,” … [Read full article]
Preparing to decommission the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, TEPCO recently dismantled the damaged roof parapet of Unit 4 and removed debris there. (Screenshot source: Enformable.com/Lucas W. Hixson.) As early as … [Read full article]
Our Solar system is a potentially world-altering place when it comes to asteroid impacts; planetary scientists continue to find plentiful evidence of multiple and massive asteroid impacts on other planets … [Read full article]
Researchers who study poverty have long-recognized that those who live in poverty frequently behave in less capable ways and engage in risky behaviors that both produce additional problems and also … [Read full article]
On October 1st, folks all across the country, regardless of their health, can begin signing up for the Affordable Care Act mandated health insurance co-ops, which offer substantial savings via … [Read full article]
Most US Americans don’t know about it (the news has barely earned a mention in our mainstream media outlets), but a site in Canada’s Alberta Tar (‘Oil’) Sands has been … [Read full article]
In the famous gedanken experiment posited by famed quantum physicist Erwin Schrodinger in the 1930’s, a hypothetical cat resides in a closed box with a radioactive atom which may exist … [Read full article]
Jaguars are the third-largest wild cats in the world and the largest in the Western Hemisphere. They require very large amounts of wild land to be healthy because tend to … [Read full article]
Was the Red Queen from the famous story ‘Through the Looking Glass’ right? Do you need to run in order to stay in the same place? On the larger scales … [Read full article]
More on Guns and Soda From Mother Jones: Too Big Too Chug: How Our Sodas Got So Huge From Yes! Magazine: Could Our Deepest Fears Hold the Key to Ending … [Read full article]
Last July, American businessman and “rogue geoengineer” Russ George undertook an ambitious iron-fertilization experiment in the waters off the western coast of Canada. The officially-unapproved-but-not-technically-illegal experiment in geoengineering sought … [Read full article]
File this under ‘strange coincidence of cosmic phenomena’… The near-Earth fly-by of asteroid 2012 DA14 co-occurred with a bus-sized meteor entering Earth’s atmosphere over the Russian Ural mountain city of … [Read full article]
During the first ten days of 2013, a total of seven rhinos have already been killed in South Africa and India, while arrests have been made in India, Nepal, Thailand, … [Read full article]
Life is full of decisions, many of which will impact our lives far into the future…everything from whether to apply for a mortgage and choosing where to live…to whom to … [Read full article]
In the latest example of the widening gap in climate change policies between the USA and Europe, the Government of Norway last week announced the world’s largest new tax … [Read full article]
I love the way this attention-getting, eye-catching, visibelt for cyclists, runners, pedestrians, and any night-time traveler is made of energy-efficient LED lights; spinning out from one’s body like an aura. I want one. … [Read full article]
The world’s largest producer of solar panels, Power Holdings Co., recently announced that the largest silicon photovoltaic power plant in South Asia, ‘Sunny Bangchak’, achieved grid connection on September … [Read full article]
The founder of our whole Important Media network (yep, our network of 19 progressive blogs) has actually had to step away from his role at the helm of Important Media recently. … [Read full article]
There are some things we think of immediately when we think of “going green” — solar panels, electric cars, bikes, organic and vegetarian food, organic clothing. And, certainly, these … [Read full article]