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Harvard Team to Convert Earth's Infrared Energy into Clean Electricity

Harvard Scientists are working on a new renewable energy system that can harvest the power from the earth’s infrared energy. Our planet is constantly …

Clean Energy

'Cow Power' Explores How Vermont Is Turning Turds Into a Treasured Energy Resource

Dairy farms are going out of business all across the United States, but in Vermont, citizens have banded together to support family farms by turning …

Renewable Energy

International Conference on Renewable Energy Planned in Tokyo - News - Solar Power Plant Business

Kenji Yamaji, general chair of the Grand Renewable Energy 2014 Organizing Committee and professor emeritus at the University of Tokyo (source: Nikkei …

China Invests in Tidal Energy

04/02/2014 · by carylsue · in Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>BUSINESS</b><p>A race is under way to unlock one of the world’s biggest untapped sources of clean energy—the ocean—with China emerging as an important testing ground. (Wall Street Journal)<p>Use our resources to better …

UK's new energy and environment ministers opposed green energy

The new set of Conservative environment and energy ministers announced on Tuesday bring a track record of opposing renewable energy, having fought against wind and solar farms, enthusiastically backed fracking and argued that green subsidies damage the economy.<p>New energy minister, Matthew Hancock, …

10 things you should know about investment in renewable energy

In a recent online chat, an expert panel tackled the huge topic of how to grow investment in renewables as part of a transition to a low carbon economy. Here are 10 key lessons from the discussion:<p>1. Solar and wind are cheaper than you think!<p>Despite an investor assumption that renewables are …

Global Clean Energy Q2 Investment Up 33% Over First Quarter, Tops $63 Billion

Global clean energy investment surged in the second quarter of 2014, driven by big wind and solar deals and installations of small-scale rooftop …

Investment in UK renewable energy sector almost £8bn in 2013

Almost £8bn was invested in renewable energy in the UK last year, according to a report by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).<p>The report showed that £45bn has been invested in the UK's power generation and networks since 2010, supporting thousands of jobs, with an average of £7bn a …

Looking to Fund a Clean Energy Project? You Need a Green Bank

New state-run investment funds could create a real marketplace for alternative energy projects—and bring down costs for all of us.<p>Anyone in search of financing for a clean- or renewable-energy project need look no further than the state of New York. In December 2013, New York launched its …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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UK Breaks Renewable Energy Generation Record for Second Time This Year

A new government report by the UK’s Department of Energy And Climate Change shows that the country has reached a record high in the amount of energy …

LEGOLAND Florida Becomes Nation's First Theme Park to be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy on Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, LEGOLAND Florida just become the first theme park in the U.S. to be completely powered by renewable solar energy. The 150-acre …

Infographic: How Much it Would Cost for the Entire Planet to Switch to Renewable Energy

As Inhabitat readers know, we live in a time marked by rising emissions, melting ice caps and the looming threat of climate catastrophe. Fortunately, …

Goldman Sachs Declares Solar Energy Will Soon Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels, and Elon Musk is a Genius

They may be one of the greediest, most exploitative firms on Wall Street, but Goldman Sachs knows a profitable investment when they see one. The …

The inconvenient truth in the push to scrap the renewable energy target

When it comes to the Abbott government’s determination to scrap or wind back the renewable energy target (RET), numbers don’t always count.<p>The prime minister, who after the election took control of a RET “review” and appointed businessman Dick Warburton – a self-professed climate sceptic – to head …

Apple profiled for renewable energy in sapphire factory, says supply-chain is now the focus

After showing more journalists around its solar-powered North Carolina data center (where it is building a third solar farm), Apple says that its new focus for renewable energy is its supply chain. The Guardian reports that the sapphire factory in Arizona forms part of this initiative.<p>The company …

Biogas: can a green energy source be environmentally damaging?

The big energy debate,Energy,Energy industry,Renewable energy,Agriculture,Biofuels,Biomass and bioenergy,Guardian sustainable business,Energy efficiency<p>Government efforts to protect sustainable agriculture may also cut off growth of the burgeoning British biogas industry<p>British biogas is not taking …

Bankrolling Energy Exports Creates Rift Between Fossil Fuels And Green Power

With boundaries generally falling, U.S. firms are trying to sell their wares around the globe. But just how that expansion is financed is up for question — with a movement now afoot that seeks to extract the U.S. government from the equation.<p>At issue is whether the Export-Import Bank, developed in …

Climate Change Will Destroy Your Lifestyle

The U.K. Met Office, Britain's official weather service, created a poster of maps showing how climate change will set in motion a domino-style disruption of human lifestyles. Working with various academic institutions and the U.K. Foreign Office, the Met Office produced a total of seven maps—one …

Climate Change This Week: The Jet Stream Run Amok, Cheap Wind and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.<p><b>Daily Climate Change:</b> Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Aug 1, 2014<p><b>How unusual has the weather been?</b> No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a …

Ernest Moniz Predicts Congress Will Tackle Climate Change

Congress will act soon to curb greenhouse gas emissions, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz predicted in a recent appearance at Argonne National Laboratory, because members of the public—and even members of Congress—are realizing the need to address climate change.<p>“First of all I think there’s every …

The Overlooked Group of Climate Change Fighters

There are a group of people often overlooked in the fight against climate change and they can be one of our greatest allies as we figure out how to …

White House: Major costs to delaying climate change policy

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> – If lawmakers delay taking action now on climate change it could cost taxpayers exponentially more in the future to deal with the effects of a warming planet, the White House is warning Tuesday.<p>A report from President Barack Obama's administration says the costs of mitigating …