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Our Hearts Just Skipped a Beat Upon Seeing This Majestic California Home

Have you ever felt your jaw physically drop at seeing something your eyes simply can't believe is real life? This is what happened to our MyDomaine …

Dining Rooms

Three Countries Show How Close We Are to a Totally Green Grid

The aspiration for a 100% green electricity grid is no longer a dream. It is regularly being achieved in the real world for weeks or months on end. …

Renewable Energy

How Does Solar Power Work, Anyway?

You've seen the panels. And now you know about solar's incredible potential. Which means you probably have some questions. So let's get to it.<p><b>How do</b> …

Solar Power

2017 Was the Best Year Ever For Solar Power

The global shift toward renewable energy seems to be gaining momentum.<p>A new report by the United Nations’ environment division found that 98 …

Renewable Energy

New renewable energy capacity double fossil fuel growth in record-breaking 2017: UN report - Science News - ABC News

Solar power is continuing to surge ahead as the world's emerging energy technology, according to a United Nations report that found global spending …

Renewable Energy

Sky's the limit as Portugal gets more electricity than it consumes from renewables

Portugal’s monthly renewable energy production in March exceeded power demand on the mainland.<p>It was the first time this has happened in at least four decades, but the authorities expect it to become more common as installed generation capacity increases, and by 2040 the country should be able to …

Renewable Energy

Wind and solar overtake nuclear as source of UK electricity for first time ever

More UK electricity was produced by wind and solar sources last year than by nuclear power stations, for the first time according to the latest …

Renewable Energy

Stunning drops in solar, wind costs mean economic case for coal, gas is ‘crumbling’

Prices for solar, wind, and battery storage are dropping so rapidly that renewables are increasingly squeezing out all forms of fossil fuel power, …

Fossil Fuels

World's largest solar energy project will be 100 times bigger than any other on the planet

200 gigawatts of solar power. $200 billion. 100,000 jobs. Those are the numbers attached to the SoftBank Solar Project, which is set to become the …

Renewable Energy

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

The World Added Nearly 30 Percent More Solar Energy Capacity in 2017

The global solar market grew 29.3 percent last year, with nations installing 98.9 gigawatts of new capacity, according to data from the industry …

Yale

How to Manage Anxiety Without Dumping It on the People You Love

In my experience, shared neuroses are as good of a bonding agent as shared interests. Some of my favorite relationships have solidified as a result …

The Grand Tour of Switzerland

Though relatively small in size—roughly equal to New Hampshire and Vermont combined—Switzerland packs a big punch. It’s home to a dozen UNESCO sites, a topographic diversity that includes palm trees and glaciers (not to mention four languages to call them by), and some of Europe’s most modern …

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

Around the World in 10 Steaks

To flawlessly cook a slab of steak is no easy feat—and no amount of sauce can remedy botched beef. Committed carnivores will go to the ends of the …

World Energy Outlook: A sea change in the global oil trade

Higher Shares of Renewable Energy Central to Sustainable Development Across Southeast Asia<p>Published<p>5 days ago<p>on<p>February 22, 2018<p>Concentrating Solar: …

Buying Property in Portugal as a Non-Resident

From taxes to average prices and down payments., here’s what you need to know<p>By Ariel Ramchandani<p>Recently, the sun has been shining brightly on …

Apple Buying Cobalt Is Not About Saving Money

Buying cobalt is not about saving money.<p>Cobalt’s price should only increase as electric vehicle production ramps.<p>Apple needs about 4% of total global …

These are the most corrupt countries in the Western world

Transparency International has published the latest edition of its Corruption Perceptions Index, a global ranking of fairness across the world.<p>Countries are given a score out of 100, with low-scoring countries the most corrupt.<p>The data was produced produced from analyses from businesspeople, …

Europe

The electric vehicle revolution has a cobalt problem

The road to an imminent electric vehicle future has hit a speed bump — one made of cobalt.<p>An essential ingredient in lithium-ion batteries that power …

Electric Vehicles

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Marketing

This Small African Nation Is Sitting On a Lithium Treasure Trove

What you get with a subscription to Energy Advantage<p>There's an energy story no one's telling you. And it's huge.<p>It's about the overwhelming demand …

CX Renewable Guide 2017 for PPT

UK beating EU in race to clean up energy system

The UK is winning the race to clean up the energy system by taking a lead on rolling out renewable energy projects and cutting coal-fired power faster than its EU peers.<p>A fresh report, to be published in Brussels today, shows that the UK is leading the way on support for wind and solar power, …

A local’s guide to Porto, Portugal

On the steep banks of the Douro, Portugal’s northern jewel gleams with culture, buzzing restaurants, bars and artisan shops, plus cool places to visit and stay<p>Sitting in my customary Porto cafe, a non-descript place on Praça Carlos Alberto across from my kids’ school, a troupe of Asian tourists …

European Travel

You Know French Onion Soup—But Do You Know Its (Less Fussy) Tuscan Mother?

Ask a Florentine and they will tell you that onion soup is Tuscan, not French. The Tuscan version, known as carabaccia (pronounced <i>kar-a-ba-cha</i>), is documented in Renaissance recipe books—usually a soup of sliced onions stewed in vegetable broth, thickened with ground almonds, spiced with …

Worldwide Clean Energy Investments Hit $333.5 Billion Last Year

Global investment in renewable energy hit $333.5 billion in 2018, the second-highest on record, according to a new analysis from Bloomberg New Energy …

Renewable Energy

74% of Investors Think We're Due for a Downturn. Are You Ready?

The next market downturn could cripple your retirement savings -- unless you're prepared for it.<p>After an eight-year bull market, many investors are …

Retirement

CPUC's latest order backing batteries spells more trouble for fossil-fuel power plants

California, the state that helped birth the global boom in battery-toting electric vehicles, is trying to spark a similar transformation for utilities. And that spells trouble for power plants all across the U.S. that run on natural gas.<p>The<p>California Public Utilities Commissionapproved an order …

Canadian marijuana companies on hiring spree ahead of legalization

Canadian marijuana companies are on a hiring spree, looking to fill an array of roles as they gear up for the legalization of recreational cannabis later this year.<p>The workforce is booming, said Alison McMahon, who runs Cannabis At Work, a staffing agency focused on the burgeoning industry.<p>Right …

Cannabis