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Solar industry braces as looming glut threatens to erode prices

Solar manufacturers that are ramping up production now face a looming glut of panels, forcing companies to adjust or face dire consequences.<p>Trina Solar Ltd., Canadian Solar Inc. and JinkoSolar Holding Co. are among the suppliers boosting output at factories that will expand global capacity by 18 …

Solar Power

Solar As A Service: The Headache-Free Way To Have Solar Power In New Zealand

<b>Published on</b> August 24th, 2016 | <i>by Sponsored Content</i><p>0<p>August 24th, 2016 by <b>Sponsored Content</b><p>As New Zealand transitions its national energy profile to …

Solar Power

Climate Change Is Making This Portable Air Conditioner a Must-Have Summer Accessory

Sunglasses, swimsuits, tank tops, and sandals are the usual accessories you think of when you’re getting ready for summer. But with climate change …

3tags.org

The Future of Smart Home Technology Is Looking Good

Smart home dream has already become a reality for many average Americans. According to one survey, 28 percent of U.S. adults and 47 percent of …

Artificial Intelligence

Letter signed by 154 Australian experts demands climate policy match the science

Leading climate and environmental scientists urge Malcolm Turnbull to take urgent action ‘while there is still time’<p>More than 150 Australian experts have signed on open letter to the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, demanding urgent action on climate change that matches the dire warnings coming …

Climate

Donald Trump Says To Hillary Clinton: 'You're Tired!'

Donald Trump. Businessman, television personality, father, reality TV star (popularizer of the phrase “You’re fired”), author, Republican party nominee for the United States presidential election, and now… psychiatrist? Last week at an event in Youngstown, Ohio, Trump claimed that Democratic …

Mental Health

How to plant an avocado tree

CollectCollect this now for later<p>jackie How to plant an avocado tree<p>Gardening<p>CollectCollect this now for later<p>leta How to Plant an Avocado Tree: 14 …

Elon Musk's next big innovation

Here's what he said directly:<p>What SolarCity's solar roof could be<p>Elon Musk didn't reveal what the solar roof would be, only that it would be an integrated roof product. This would be sold to builders of new homes as well as for roof replacements. CEO Lyndon Rive said the product would focus on …

Solar Power

Sci-Tech: Globalization will end because of technology, not politics!

This is a science and technology posting… but we’ll start by posing a political question and then answering another... then using technology to …

Flying Car

Audi’s New Technology Is the Beginning of the End of Traffic Lights - MIT Technology Review

Audi has announced it is rolling out a feature in some of its new vehicles that allows them to communicate with traffic lights. It’s a neat trick …

Autonomous Cars

Philippines GDP Beats Forecasts in Boost for Duterte’s Plans

The Philippines economy grew faster than economists predicted last quarter, giving a boost to new President Rodrigo Duterte as he seeks to attract …

Asia

WHY IT MATTERS: Income inequality

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: The rich keep getting richer while more Americans are getting left behind financially.<p>Income inequality has surged near levels last seen before the Great Depression. The average income for the top 1 percent of households climbed 7.7 percent last year to $1.36 million, …

Middle-class

In California, an Eco-Luxe Home Where Organic Vegetables Grow

The 11-acre estate in Marin County has geothermal heating and solar energy systems<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location: Corte Madera, California</b> <b><br>Price: $29</b> …

Marin County

Why the UK is using less energy, but importing more - and why it matters

The UK is in the midst of an energy revolution. Since the late 1990s the Government has committed to using cleaner energy, and using less of it.<p>Billions of pounds have been invested in renewable energy sources that generate electricity from the wind, waves and plant waste.<p>At the same time the UK …

10 cities that are starting to go car-free

According to Time, Norway is preparing a bill that, if passed, would ban the sale of gas-powered cars in the country by 2025.<p>But cities in Norway are not the only ones getting ready to take the car-free plunge. Urban planners and policy makers around the world have started to brainstorm ways that …

New York City

Infographic: What Earth Will Be Like 100 Years in the Future

Predictions: What Earth Will Be Like 100 Years in the Future<p>on August 16, 2016 at 10:36 am<p>Shares 1.3K<p>Predicting the future can be a fool’s …

The Coming Solar PV Revolution Will Be Electrifying

<b>Published on</b> August 16th, 2016 | <i>by Sponsored Content</i><p>0<p>August 16th, 2016 by <b>Sponsored Content</b><p>Poised for massive expansion, the global solar …

Solar Power

Astrophysicist destroys climate change troll with brilliant comeback

Here’s a potential lesson for all the climate change sceptics out there.<p>When theoretical cosmologist Katie Mack was targeted by a climate change troll, she hit back with the best possible answer.<p>The astrophysicist tweeted that climate change ‘scared the heck out of her’, with her comment attracting …

The Dark Side of High Employee Engagement

Although employee engagement has become something of an HR fad, it would be hard to deny that it matters. In fact, robust meta-analytic studies show that higher levels of engagement boost employee wellbeing, performance, and retention. For example, engaged business units tend to deliver better …

Employee Engagement

After years of pain, coal becomes one of the hottest commodities of 2016 | Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Less than a year after the coal industry was declared to be in terminal decline, the fossil fuel has staged its steepest price rally in over half a decade, making it one of the hottest major commodities.<p>A shovel is placed over coal briquettes during a protest in front of the …

Fossil Fuels

Jeremy Corbyn Hails 'Absolutely Massive' Crowds At His Leadership Rallies

Sadly there were 'no free ice creams available' from the Labour leader<p>Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire<p>Jeremy Corbyn has told Labour MPs they owe their …

Jeremy Corbyn

Ocean Waves Could Supply the World's Power and Drinking Water

A new kind of renewable energy technology in use off Australia’s coast converts the relentless movement of the ocean’s waves into what is potentially …

Labour members will not take leadership vote challenge to supreme court

Five new Labour members who took the party to court over their right to vote in the leadership election will not take their fight to the supreme court after losing the case in the court of appeal.<p>Labour’s national executive committee (NEC) ruled in July that only members with six months’ continuous …

United Kingdom

Uranium in sea water: a renewable for nuclear energy

Uranium is a very heavy metal formed in supernovas (i.e. exploding stars) about 6.6 billion years ago. It is not common in the solar system, but its …