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Philippines wind farm generates power, jobs and curious tourists

PILILLA, Philippines (Reuters) - Wind turbines are helping the Philippines diversify its energy sources beyond fossil fuels and generating not only power, but jobs, revenue and interest among thousands of curious tourists.<p>On the hills of Rizal province east of the capital Manila, 340,000 visitors …

Renewable Energy

Apple will stop relying on mining for minerals ‘one day’

Apple is taking steps to end its reliance on mining for the materials that it uses in its devices, becoming the first big tech company to commit to using only recycled metals, rare earths, and other minerals. The company outlined its aim to stop digging up new resources in its latest Environmental …

A Coal Museum In Kentucky Went Solar This Month. The Backstory Is Even Better.

The Kentucky Coal Mining Museum solar panels aren't about radical environmentalism. They're about an old coal town creating its own economic future.<p>Like his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Carl Shoupe spent his best years in the mines of Harlan County, Kentucky.<p>Harlan County is a …

The EPA wants to know what you think about scrapping air-pollution and radiation rules

Many of those regulations were written by the Environmental Protection Agency, under the authority Congress granted it through the Clean Air Act.<p>President Donald Trump and many other conservatives see these rules as overly burdensome and believe the country should have fewer of them. Trump's EPA …

Pesticides

First Solar Is Significantly Undervalued

In my previous article on First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) I attempted to estimate the company's earnings. I projected revenues to come in at $430 million …

The religious case for caring about climate change

Talk about values, not just data: how this minister wants to inspire people to take action on protecting the environment.<p>What makes a person decide if they want to take action on climate change? According to a Pew survey, Americans say they are most influenced by education, the media, and personal …

Solar Impulse co-founder aims to make electric aviation a reality with new company

Electric high-speed trains have been zipping passengers across Europe and Asia for decades. Now the era of affordable electric cars is beginning with …

How a Warming Planet Drives Human Migration

Climate change is not equally felt across the globe, and neither are its longer term consequences. This map overlays human turmoil — represented here by United Nations data on nearly 64 million “persons of concern,” whose numbers have tripled since 2005 — with climate turmoil, represented by data …

Climate Change

Clean Energy Isn’t Just the Future—It’s the Present

Solar panels on the roof of Toyota Motor Corp.'s new Prius plug-in hybrid vehicles, known as Prius Prime in the U.S., at its sales launch at the …

Plastic In The Arctic Ocean Making A New Garbage Patch, Thanks To Ocean Currents

The large floating mass of plastic in the northern Pacific Ocean is well-known, and even has a name for itself — the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. …

New hybrid plant combines batteries with gas turbine to cut pollution 60%

After Aliso Canyon leak, state ordered utilities to fund alternatives.<p>This week, General Electric (GE) and Southern California Edison (SCE) announced …

Natural Gas

Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change

How psychology can trick us into keeping Earth habitable.<p>When Per Espen Stoknes looked at polls going back to 1989 assessing the level of public concern about climate change in 39 different countries, he found a surprising pattern in the data.<p>“Incredibly enough, it shows that the more certain the …

We’re about to test out hacking the Earth’s climate. That should scare and inspire you.

With the U.S. backsliding on climate progress under President Donald Trump, and scientists issuing increasingly dire warnings about the quickening …

These Are the Best Windows 10 Laptops You Can Buy

Some computer operating systems drive more buzz and industry-wide upset than others. The release of Windows 10 came with a retooled version of the …