Carol Brighton

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This Startup Builds Floating Homes That Can Withstand Category 4 Hurricanes

The "livable yachts" cost about $5 million.<p>When a natural disaster like Hurricane Florence strikes, companies try to do their part to help those in …

Fort Lauderdale

Research Shows Wind Farms Could Divert Hurricane Rains

Nature’s strength was laid bare again last week as two tropical storms marauded through Southeast Asia and the southeastern United States. Super …

Wind Power

2018 | Changing the Current to Power the Future

Toyota Corporation supports the Energy Observer Expedition | Image: <b>Toyota Europe</b><p><b>Changing the Current to Power the Future</b><p>Posted 11.27.17 by Carol …

Hydrogen

Charlottesville Dealership Solar Superstructure

View Slideshow 1 <i>of</i> 3<p>View Slideshow 2 <i>of</i> 3<p>View Slideshow 3 <i>of</i> 3<p>It has 480 solar panels, could reduce carbon emissions by 191 tons annually, and …

Ammonia—a renewable fuel made from sun, air, and water—could power the globe without carbon

<b>SYDNEY, BRISBANE, AND MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA—</b>The ancient, arid landscapes of Australia are fertile ground for new growth, says Douglas MacFarlane, a …

13 Vertical Farming Innovations That Could Revolutionize Agriculture

These revolutionary vertical farming innovations can soon replace the traditional agriculture techniques.

We CAN build a carbon-neutral world by 2050. Here's how

Is a carbon-neutral world possible by 2050? Yes. Will it happen? Again, yes. No politician will be able to ignore the social and economic pressures …

Fossil Fuels

Pioneering 'liquid air' project can help store excess electricity

Scheme in north-west England could aid grids as wind and solar power grows<p>A pioneering project in north-west England will turn air into liquid for energy storage to help electricity grids cope with a growing amount of wind and solar power.<p>The world’s first full-scale “liquid air” plant is based on …

North West England

Miracle moss removes arsenic from drinking water

<b>The aquatic moss clears 80 percent of arsenic from a container of water in less than an hour.</b><p>While it's not the responsibility of plants to clean up …

Arsenic

Switch to LNG for shipping fuel not enough to meet strict carbon...

SINGAPORE, April 17 (Reuters) - Switching to liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel ocean-going vessels may not be enough for shippers to comply with long-term emissions regulations and they will have to find additional ways of reducing emissions, JBC Energy said on Tuesday.<p>The International Maritime …

Clean Energy Puts the Squeeze on Natural Gas

While oil prices are have rebounded, natural gas and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) remained mired. Year-to-date, the United States Natural Gas …

Natural Gas

Batteries vs fuel cells: which will power your future?

<b>Johannesburg - As the beloved internal combustion engine gets ever closer to possible extinction within the next few decades, the race is on to find</b> …

NEW OECD REPORT SUGGESTS PACIFIC CALLS FOR DECARBONISING SHIPPING BY 2050 IS ACHIEVABLE » Pacific Islands Development Forum

<b>March 30, 2018: A new report published by the International Transport Forum at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)</b> …

Betting on Blockchain to Put Truly Sustainable Seafood on Dinner Plates

We cut through the hype about the technology behind Bitcoin that is emerging as a powerful new tool to build tamper-proof transparency and trust into …

Blockchain

Lloyd's of London to divest from coal over climate change

Firm follows other big UK and European insurers by excluding coal companies from 1 April<p>Lloyd’s of London, the world’s oldest insurance market, has become the latest financial firm to announce that it plans to stop investing in coal companies.<p>Lloyd’s will start to exclude coal from its investment …

Kendall Street Company Are Bringing Their Energetic Live Show To Brooklyn

Virginia’s own <b>Kendall Street Company</b> has announced a new tour date, as they’ll be returning to Brooklyn, NY for a performance at the famous <b>Knitting</b> …

Virginia Beach

Getting To Know Kendall Street Company, Virginia's Breakout Jam Band

Just a few years ago, <b>Kendall Street Company</b> was little more than an excuse for some musically inclined friends at the <b>University of Virginia</b> to jam …

Virginia Beach

Wind and solar power could meet four-fifths of U.S. electricity demand, study finds

<b>Irvine, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018 –</b> The United States could reliably meet about 80 percent of its electricity demand with solar and wind power …

Renewable Energy

How AI for Earth can be a force multiplier for sustainability solutions - On the Issues

The 21st century is the age of data and artificial intelligence, two powerful tools with the potential to solve some of the world’s most pressing …

New York Is Moving Aggressively To Harvest Its Offshore Wind

The East Coast of the United States is about to become a major offshore wind hub, with 7,500 megawatts (MW) being committed by Massachusetts (1,600 MW), New York (2,400 MW), and New Jersey (3,500 MW). Other states such as Connecticut, Maryland, and Rhode Island are likely to get into the game as …

ExxonMobil, Synthetic Genomics, scale up algae biofuel

Advancing work under a collaboration established a decade ago, ExxonMobil and La Jolla’s Synthetic Genomics said they will begin outdoor growth of …

Platio unveils next-gen solar sidewalk that can charge electric vehicles

The sidewalks of the future could be paved with solar panels – and the clean energy they generate could power electric cars. Hungarian startup Platio …

Can Deepwater Aquaculture Avoid the Pitfalls of Coastal Fish Farms?

Near-shore fish farms have created a host of environmental problems. Now, U.S. aquaculture advocates – backed by mainstream conservation groups – are …

A hole in Virginia’s climate plan

By Mary S. Booth and<p>Seth Heald<p>On Monday, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality will begin accepting public comment on a draft carbon cap-and-trade plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the commonwealth's power plants. The agency also announced that it will also hold six public …

Fossil Fuels

Pictures: Biochar

Doris Hamill talks about Biochar. Biochar is an organic charcoal that has an incredible range of environmental benefits - removing heavy metals from …

'A Big, Bold, Natural Element': Employers Are Bringing Nature Indoors To Increase Employee Happiness, Productivity

Employers have gotten a head start on this trend by incorporating green terraces, green roofs, gardens and green walls in their offices. Beyond …

A Greener, More Healthful Place to Work

Entering the offices of CookFox architects in Manhattan, you can almost leave the city behind.<p>The horseshoe-shaped work pods are plant-fringed havens, warmly lit by the late afternoon light. Terraces on three sides of the office are planted with native trees, vines and grasses and replete with bee …