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Black Solar Cells Reach Incredible New Efficiency Record

The bright world of photovoltaics<p>Renewable energy is the future. All over the world cities and countries are vowing to go quit fossil fuels and commit to getting their energy fix from 100 percent renewable sources.<p>One of the most popular renewable options is solar—especially in areas that are, …

The Economics of Renewable Energy: Falling Costs and Rising Employment

The general public perception of renewable energy is often in terms of saving the environment and reducing global carbon dioxide emissions. While it is true that renewable energy provides great environmental benefits and may yet prove to be our main hope for decarbonization, it is just as true and …

Renewable Energy

Obama commits $4bn to form clean-energy investment clearinghouse

With $4bn and a new government office, the White House has unveiled its latest clean energy initiative and cast a subtle new role for the federal government: not only is it a funder of new research, of the latest solar converter or biofuel source, but it is also a market builder.<p>“One of the real …

Obama Administration

Obama Prepares More ‘Executive Actions’ On Global Warming

President Barack Obama is preparing to unleash a series of “executive actions” aimed at boosting the green energy industry as part of the president’s …

Clean Technology

How the Transition to Renewable Energy Could Come

While I do not believe that a carbon tax is practical or feasible and do not believe it is the “solution” to the problem of global warming, I do …

Big batteries could be key to the future of renewable energy

Hawaii has the most expensive utility rates in the nation because most of its electricity is generated using imported crude oil. But as a new law …

China's Communist-Capitalist Ecological Apocalypse

A pedestrian wearing a protective mask in Beijing, January 17, 2012. Decades of coal-powered industrialization combined with the government-promoted …


The Way Humans Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

The renewable-energy boom is here. Trillions of dollars will be invested over the next 25 years, driving some of the most profound changes yet in how …

Fossil Fuels

Why Cisco is buying solar energy

Tech giant Cisco Systems plans to buy energy from a solar farm that power company NRG Energy plans to build in California’s Sonoran Desert. The move …

Renewable Energy

Climate change is killing us. We must use the law to fight it

The ‘Claim the Sky’ campaign aims to save lives by protecting the atmosphere as a global asset, with governments taking legal action against those who pollute it<p>How many deaths does climate change have to cause before someone takes responsibility? Our current use of fossil fuels has “potentially …


White House wants to expand people's access to solar energy

The solar industry's apparently doing really well in the US right now, but the White House wants to broaden its reach even further. That's why the administration has launched a new initiative designed to give more people access to solar energy and to create more jobs in the industry. To start with, …

Ironic Or Economic? Oil Giant To Build World's Largest Solar Project

Today the state oil company of Oman announced a landmark deal with California-based solar developer GlassPoint to build the world’s largest solar project. Named Miraah, the $600 million installation will cover 750 acres of desert with glass houses inside which long sheets of aluminum will catch sun …

Natural Gas

Innovative sewage sludge technology

Sewage sludge contains millions of dollars worth of gold, other metals

Have you been adding Goldschlager liqueur to your hot chocolate again? People have been flushing millions of dollars worth of gold down the toilet, a …


Pre-Treating Sludge Cuts Waste, Increases Methane Generation

Aerothermal Group has announced that pre-treating sewage sludge in an autoclave increased methane generation by 47 percent, according to report, …


Edmond's Waste Water Treatment Plant

Waste Water Treatment

Chemical Solutions

Orange County Sanitation District -Making Every Day Possible

Ion Exchange Process

Study finds sleep apnea may increase risk of pneumonia – but that’s just one of many health-related consequences

All individuals with sleep apnea may be at an increased risk for pneumonia, according to new research.<p>Until now, most of the research on sleep apnea and pneumonia has focused on individuals receiving continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment. With that treatment, patients wear a mask …


COPD: The Breath Thief

Did you know the third leading cause of death in the U.S. is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)? If this surprises you, then that makes November -- National COPD Awareness Month -- more important than ever.<p><b>Understanding COPD</b> COPD is a lung disease that, over time, makes it hard to breathe …


Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …