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Heizkissen unter Grönland

In der Mitte von Grönland ist der Eispanzer 3000 Meter hoch. Klingt nach Kälte. Die Felsen darunter sind allerdings deutlich wärmer als …

Plastik statt Quallen

Schildkröten leiden zunehmend unter der Vermüllung der Meere. Vor allem Plastik-Abfälle können für die Tiere tödlich sein, wenn sie den Unrat …

Yesterday’s fuel

THE dawn of the oil age was fairly recent. Although the stuff was used to waterproof boats in the Middle East 6,000 years ago, extracting it in …

Oil

BREAKING: Gore's Climate Reality Project Joins Forces with President Obama's Organizing for Action

Wow! Former Vice President Al Gore's Climate Reality Project team just completed three days of climate change leadership training in Chicago today. …

Das Meer reagiert schneller

Die Meeresoberfläche erwärmt sich langsamer als Luftmassen an Land. Trotzdem passt sich das Leben in den Ozeanen deutlich schneller an den …

The Global Climate System | Learn Science at Scitable

There is no more common chat topic than the weather. Weather is what might inconvenience you for a few days, but at a deeper level, climate dictates …

Climate Change

Studie über Klimawandel-Kriege stößt auf heftige Kritik

Der Klimawandel steigert die Gefahr von Kriegen - und befeuert sogar Konflikte zwischen einzelnen Menschen: Das besagt eine Studie im renommierten …

Eco Economy Indicator - World Solar Power Topped 100,000 Megawatts in 2012

The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all-time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above 100,000 …

Solar Panels

International Energy Outlook 2017

presents yearly modeled projections<br>and analysis of energy topics <b><br>PDF</b> <b>PPT</b><p>The International Outlook presents an assessment by the U.S. Energy Information …

Solar farm company BrightSource raising another $35M

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>As solar thermal startup BrightSource gets ready to finish building its flagship solar farm Ivanpah in the desert near Las …

Chinese solar firm Hanergy to acquire its third thin film solar company

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Chinese clean power heavyweight Hanergy will acquire Global Solar Energy, an Arizona-based company that was making ultra-thin …

A new reason to use fuel cells for data centers: fire prevention

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Bloom Energy<p>Data center operators have been experimenting with using fuel cells to increase the use of off-grid energy …

EU: Mitgliedstaaten fördern Atomstrom stärker als Erneuerbare

Die EU-Kommission schätzt die jährlichen Subventionen der Mitgliedsländer für die Atomkraft auf 35 Milliarden Euro. Damit wird mehr Steuergeld in die …

Ice-free Arctic in two years heralds methane catastrophe – scientist

A new paper in the journal Nature argues that the release of a 50 Gigatonne (Gt) methane pulse from thawing Arctic permafrost could destabilise the …

Ein teurer Rülpser

Klimaschutz könnte den Staaten viel Geld sparen: Forscher rechnen damit, dass es die Weltwirtschaft Billionen kostet, wenn tauender Permafrost in der …

Energy harvesting: Lighting the office - by walking

<b>Strange as it may seem, human footsteps could play a significant role in solving the world's energy problems.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessFixing work to make us happierPredicting earthquakes using smartphonesRise of the Techno-pupReboot profits with digital makeoverEthiopia’s tech …

General Motors

1 Liter of Light Project Illuminates Thousands of Filipino Homes With Recycled Bottles

What if something as simple as an old plastic bottle filled with water could mean the difference between light and darkness? Rudimentary as it may …

Erschütternder Fracking-Boom

Die umstrittene Bohrtechnik Fracking kann offenbar die Gefahr von Erdbeben erhöhen. Deren Zahl hat während des Fracking-Booms in den vergangenen …

Wind At Parity With New Coal In India, Solar To Join By 2018: HSBC

<i>By Sophie Vorrath via</i> <i>RenewEconomy</i><i>.</i><p>Wind energy is now cost competitive with new-build coal capacity in India, and solar is likely to follow suit …

China becomes first country to hit 3GW milestone for utility-scale solar

China leapfrogged Germany in June to become the first country in the world to install 3GW of utility-scale solar power, according to the latest data …

James Hansen: Fossil fuel addiction could trigger runaway global warming

The world is currently on course to exploit all its remaining fossil fuel resources, a prospect that would produce a "different, practically …

Apple plans solar panel farm for data center in Reno

New facility near $1 billion data center in northern Nevada will be capable of producing 18 to 20 megawatts of power.<p>Apple plans to build a solar farm to power a new data center in Reno, Nev., in keeping with the company's goal of having its data centers run by renewable energy.<p>The company has …

Renewable Energy

Britain opens world's largest offshore wind farm

LONDON (Reuters) - The world’s largest offshore wind farm, which can generate enough electricity for half a million homes, was officially opened off Britain’s south-east coast on Thursday.<p>Prime Minister David Cameron opened the 630-megawatt London Array project, which was developed by E.ON, DONG …

Hydroelectric Power

How data center admins can add computing capacity while maintaining energy efficiency

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock user asharkyu<p>As data keeps multiplying and arriving in more formats at faster speeds, data center …

Another Day, Another $1 Billion For Distributed Solar

If distributed solar fails, don’t blame the banks.<p>Over the past few days, the sector has secured just shy of $1 billion in third-party financing from Wall Street to support a sustained and likely spectacular future growth in deal flow.<p>Sunrun, a privately-held rooftop solar solutions provider, …

National Snow and Ice Data Center

We’ve all heard it: Arctic sea ice is melting. Sea ice is thinner year to year and there is less of it. In 2007, scientists observed a nearly 50 …

Climate Reality