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The EPA boss just announced the end of the "war on coal"

Unexpected Development from the EPA<p>Since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fell under the purview of current director Scott Pruitt, many …

Clean Technology

Try making this right turn dragging 196-foot wind turbine blade

Commentary: It was the video that mesmerized millions last week and the transport company has to make the astonishing turn almost 200 times.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Where there are open spaces, we take wind turbines for …

Hydroelectric Power

They Voted For Trump. Obama's Solar Panels Saved Them From Irma's Wrath.

One classroom provided electricity for residents of Titusville, where Hurricane Irma had knocked out power for many citizens who voted for President …

Hurricane Irma

First Evidence That Offshore Wind Farms Are Changing the Oceans - MIT Technology Review

Offshore wind farms are becoming increasingly common in our oceans. In Europe, the goal is for them to supply over 4 percent of the continent’s …

North Sea

Why some Florida residents couldn't use their solar panels after Hurricane Irma

Millions of Florida residents lost power after Hurricane Irma raged through the state. But some homeowners with solar energy installations couldn’t …

Rainfall

Puerto Rico governor: Still time to get to shelters before Hurricane Maria

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is still time for Puerto Ricans to get to a government-run shelter before powerful Hurricane Maria clobbers the island, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló told CNN late Tuesday.<p>But the window of opportunity is closing.<p>"There's still time ... but people need to move fast," Ricardo Rosselló told …

Rainfall

Florida Power and Light lobbyists made it illegal to use solar during outages

Florida Power and Light's grid did not fare well under Hurricane Irma, despite the company's assurances that it had spent billions hardening its …

Inside India’s race to cool 1.3 billion people in a warming world

How do you cool 7.5 billion people on a warming planet?<p>When Rutam Vora was growing up in Vadodara, a city of about 2 million people near the western coast of India, his parents kept cool each summer by drenching bedsheets in water and hanging them in the windows of their house. When the scorching …

Climate Change

After Irma: Solar Plus Storage - A Small Beacon Of Light In A Sea Of Darkness

Five days after the dreaded arrival of Hurricane Irma, Jim Walden lives in a ghost town. When Walden woke up on this mid-September morning, he switched on his lights and headed to the kitchen to grab something out of the refrigerator for breakfast. He is the only person within miles who could make …

Solar Power

Trump dismisses climate change question by contradicting himself on hurricanes

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, pressed on whether back-to-back deadly hurricanes have changed his views on climate change, dodged the question on Thursday by contradicting past comments he made about the size of storms that have rocked Texas and Florida.<p>Trump, speaking to reporters aboard Air …

Donald Trump

Brilliant zero-energy air conditioner in India is beautiful and functional

New Delhi-based Ant Studio made a zero-electricity air conditioner to combat the brutally hot summers in India’s capital. Built for a DEKI …

43 of the Best Web Design Books You Should Read

• <b>Hooked How to Build Habit-Forming Products</b> by Nir Eyal (2014)<p>2. <b>The Design of Everyday Things Revised and Expanded Edition</b> by Don Norman (2013)<p>3. <b>The</b> …