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Blockchain Could Help Us Save the Environment. Here's How.

What is Blockchain’s Potential?<p>Blockchains are secure, transparent and efficient. They record transactions as ‘blocks’ on a synchronized and …

Energy efficiency

22 November 2016<p>The global appetite for energy seems insatiable. Fuel consumption is set to increase almost 50% by 2040, according to the …

Why Energy Efficiency Is Important In Emerging Markets [Infographic]

Governments across emerging markets are working to improve energy efficiency and reduce domestic energy consumption. Even in nations rich in oil and gas, policy makers are reducing subsidies and launching efficiency programs. If they understand where the opportunities lie, energy companies, …

Energy Efficiency

New York City Should Grade Buildings on Energy Efficiency

As President Trump retreats from his predecessor’s efforts to tackle climate change, it is more important than ever that our cities and states develop tools to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for the planet’s warming. In New York City, this means first and foremost cutting energy …

Real Estate

Britain Is Fighting Back Against European Climate Change Targets

The UK wants to make it voluntary to improve energy efficiency, leaked documents reveal.<p>The British government is trying to water down European targets on climate change, despite the fact the UK will be leaving the EU in under two years' time. Why is it bothering?<p>Documents leaked to environmental …

Switzerland’s new ‘air-scrubbing’ plant sucks CO2 out of the atmosphere

A company in Switzerland recently unveiled the world’s first commercial so-called “air-scrubbing” plant designed to capture atmospheric carbon …

UK's biggest solar company takes shine to global projects with deals worth £3bn

Britain’s biggest solar power company has shrugged off the cloud of drastic UK subsidy cuts by reinventing itself as an international firm with more than £3bn of projects planned.<p>More than 12,000 solar jobs were lost in the industry after the government slashed support in 2015, but Solarcentury has …

Renewable Energy