Mahmood Riyaz

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Meet the companies that are going to get rich from global warming

A warmer, wetter world won't be bad for these industries<p><i>Gates being installed by construction crews at the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lake Borgne, a $1.1 billion flood protection project outside New Orleans.</i> (Credit: US Army Corps of Engineers/Flickr)<p>Climate change is already making its presence …

Why Conventional Hybrids May Be More Climate-Friendly Than Electric Cars

Another organization has jumped into the fierce and sometimes confusing debate over the cleanliness of electric vehicles (EVs).<p>A new report from the …

Electric Vehicles

Bureaucrats, not Big Oil, stand in the way of the solar future

Just how explosive has the growth of solar energy been over the past 15 years? Consider this: In 1998, back when Bill Clinton was in the White House, Larry Page and Sergey Brin were tinkering with a new kind of search engine, and Steve Jobs still had a more-or-less full head of hair, there was a …

Severe drought taking heavy toll in northern Namibia

OPUWO 12 August 2013 (IRIN) - The arid hills of Namibia’s northwestern Kunene Region make for a harsh environment at the best of times. With …


Unfixable Pemex

A JAR of crude oil, not much bigger than one of baby food, has pride of place in the office of Carlos Morales, the veteran oilman in charge of …


Construction21, the social media for sustainable buildings cities

Social Media


Seeking Balanced Views on Solar Energy and Climate Change

Between personal bias, the media and vested interests it’s no wonder much of our population is confused about what to believe when it comes to solar …