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Fossil Fuels

Why Our Brains Weren't Made To Deal With Climate Change

<i>Hidden Brain</i> host Shankar Vedantam takes you on vacation with him to Alaska. You'll hike on top of a glacier, drink from a cool stream, and talk with fellow tourists from around the world. But the trip comes with an upsetting observation: Glaciers in Alaska are retreating. The Mendenhall glacier, …

Climate

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

Time Management

Why the Dollar's Strength Can Continue

BrianAJackson / iStock / Thinkstock<p>Overall, the U.S. dollar has rallied this year, with the Dollar Index (DXY) now up by roughly 8 percent …

Why, and how, Britain might leave the European Union

GREECE has long seemed a decent bet to crash out of the euro zone, and perhaps also the European Union. But during the current election campaign in …

Europe

Carneiro hidráulico irriga a plantação sem gastar energia e combustível

Bombinha artesanal é feita com canos de PVC e válvulas de metal. Técnico ensina o passo a passo para fazer e instalar o a bombinha.

Is Solar Energy Ready to Compete With Oil and Other Fossil Fuels?

The solar energy industry is gathering significant momentum worldwide and is providing traditionally fossil fuel-dependent nations with major …

Solar Power

Tesla is facing stiff competition in its plan to generate new revenue through batteries

Tesla Motors Inc.'s plan to generate new revenue by repackaging electric car batteries as home and business power-storage systems faces stiff competition for both customers and the government subsidies that are critical to the market's growth.<p>At the unveiling of its suite of storage battery systems …

Tesla

Storing Renewable Energy with Tesla Motors Technology

Oil, gas and coal helped power the Industrial Revolution, but humans have to tear up the planet to extract these energy sources. Burning them pollutes the environment, but people can use these power sources whenever they like.<p>Wind and solar power are great because they’re renewable, but there’s …

Tesla

The birth of the weather forecast

<b>The man who invented the weather forecast in the 1860s faced scepticism and even mockery. But science was on his side, writes Peter Moore.</b><p>One hundred and fifty years ago Admiral Robert FitzRoy, the celebrated sailor and founder of the Met Office, took his own life. One newspaper reported the news …

Weather

Batteries to store solar energy could presage independence from utilities

The problem with putting solar panels on rooftops quickly becomes apparent when the sun sets and the source of electricity needed to power television …

Green Living

15 Free And Really Useful Online Courses For Entrepreneurs

If you run your own business, you'd be wise to take a few online courses for entrepreneurs in order to build your skills and position yourself for …

This Tech Can Turn Food Waste Into Graphene, Power, And Fuel

Graphite, a product of graphene, is a critical raw material that’s 100 times stronger than steel<p>Your forgotten, moldy leftovers and rotting banana peels may be eventually be reborn as graphene for batteries (or ultra-thin condoms) or hydrogen to power fuel cell cars.<p>PlasCarb, a new E.U.-funded …

Unlikely Lessons From Building a Multi-Million Dollar Social Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Daniel Lubetzky will be speaking about leadership and its impact on your business's bottom line at the Entrepreneur 360™ conference in New York City on October 7, 2015. Register now.</i><p>As Daniel Lubetzky tells it, he was inspired to start a …

Entrepreneurship

Este lago acumula boa parte do lixo que nossa necessidade por gadgets produz - Gizmodo Brasil

Essa imagem que mais parece um filme de ficção científica no qual o planeta foi destruído é, na verdade, uma fotografia bem real de um lago tóxico em …

20 Smart Apps For Enterpreneurs To Use

A list of great apps for entrepreneurs to increase productivity, manage projects effectively and expand your business with ease!

Apps

The $5 Billion Race to Build a Better Battery

Professor Donald Sadoway remembers chuckling at an e-mail in August 2009 from a woman claiming to represent Bill Gates. The world’s richest man had …

Clean Energy

What Everyone Needs to Know to Be More Productive

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Does it seem like you don’t have enough hours in the day to get through everything you need to do? With so many competing demands on our time, we can all benefit from learning to ramp up our own personal productivity. HBR recently ran a series called Getting More Work Done. …

Productivity

Larry Summers has a major warning for the US economy, and everyone should be paying attention

On Monday, we published Larry Summers' latest op-ed in The Washington Post, which opened with the former Treasury Secretary and Harvard president writing, <b>"This past month may be remembered as the moment the United States lost its role as the underwriter of the global economic system."</b><p>What Summers …

Economics

Deepening drought forces Brazil to embrace solar power

Without water to feed its hydroelectric dams, drought-hit Brazil is turning to solar power - dubbed 'a fantasy' by the country's president just a few …

Brazil

World's largest solar farm is up and running in California

The world's largest solar plant is up and running in California, with the completion of Topaz, a 550 megawatt plant; the Topaz solar project …

Levelized Cost Of Electricity: Renewable Energy's Ticking Time Bomb?

Solar panels and wind turbines are rapidly becoming competitive with conventional electric generating technologies like natural gas and coal.<p>At least that is what many of Wall Street’s most esteemed investment firms seem to be telling anyone willing to listen to them.<p>Last week, Diane Cardwell, a …

Watch How the World's Largest Solar Farms Get Built

Large-scale solar plants are monstrous construction projects, that cover hundreds or thousands of acres of land in photovoltaic goodness. This …

Solar Ran A $40 Billion Surplus In 2013: Here's What It Means

The Climate Policy Initiative came out with one of the more interesting reports in a long while on funding for renewable projects this week. The report stated that funding for renewable projects declined $28 billion in 2013, skidding from $359 billion to $331 billion in 2013.<p>The decline, however, …

Here comes the sun: America's solar boom, in charts

Environment