Josh Gosey

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Have We Passed the Era of Peak Dam?

<i>The breakthrough of wind and solar power helps to keep rivers like the Nu/Salween free-flowing (Peter Ford, Christian Science Monitor)</i><p>Wind and solar power are on an exciting ride. Last year, new renewables for the first time made up more than half of the power capacity that was added around the …

Innovative Solar Canopy offers smart solution for New Yorkers looking to install solar power panels

With building code restrictions and numerous other physical obstacles, New York rooftops aren’t exactly the easiest places to install flat solar …

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Self-sustaining eco-communities aimed at regenerating the world one village at a time

There are newly conceived community concepts around the world that are designed to help people live more sustainably. Bicester in the UK, for …

A New Solar Cell Converts The Sun’s Heat Into Usable Energy

This could double the amount of power that solar panels produce<p>The sun gives us so much, providing both lighting and heating for our planet. We try to take advantage of this constant stream of power by using solar panels to convert light into electrical energy. It's a bright idea. But, could we be …

Clean Energy

How Solar Energy Is Changing the World Using New Technologies

Credit<p>One of the recent technology trends making waves on the globe right now is the significant use of solar energy systems to generate clean, non-polluting electricity and to also curb other issues that directly affect the environment. Due to different global warming concerns that are depleting …

Solar Power

Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs'

Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and thoughts. But does it work? And in what circumstances?<p>A new study has raised hope for its use in treating mental health problems. The biggest review of the …

Mindfulness

How to stop our cities from turning into gated communities for the super rich

Some of the most sought-after cities in the U.S. face a growing affordability crunch. While San Francisco and New York are known for especially high …

Climate change doubters really aren’t going to like this study

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Researchers have designed an inventive test suggesting that the arguments commonly used by climate change contrarians don’t add up, not only according to climate scientists (we know what they think already) but also in the view of unbiased experts from other fields.<p>The …

Climate Change

Can Timber Skyscrapers Really Help Save The Planet?

Politicians, architects, and scientists increasingly herald timber as an Earth-saving building technology, but not everyone agrees.<p>Cities are shaped by fire. From Chicago to San Francisco, enormous swathes of urban fabric were wiped away by accident in the 19th century. These horrific disasters did …