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How A Car Company Built So Many Important Military Machines Of World War II

Did you know that Chrysler built more than 25 percent of America’s tanks during World War II? And in addition to tanks and trucks too, it even helped …

How to safely use free Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi is a convenient way to check Facebook, browse the Internet or do some online shopping on the go without putting a dent in your cellular data plan. Use this free app to find Wi-Fi anywhere you go. Unfortunately, if a hacker is on the same network, it gives them a good chance of snooping …

How Dangerous Is Airplane Turbulence?

It’s scary. It’s uncomfortable. It spills your tomato juice. It’s turbulence—but how dangerous is it, actually?<p>I have a very personal interest in …

American Airlines

How I found one of the earliest browsers in history

Yesterday, the web celebrated its 25th birthday and to join in, I want a little story. A couple of years ago I found a NeXTcube. I’m not going to say …

Welcome to the Modern-Day Space Race

Between competing government space agencies, commercial enterprises, humans, and robots, we have one very odd space race going on. Here’s the highs …

Six free ways to make yourself smarter in 2016 | The Star

<b>1. The Science of Happiness</b><p><b>Offered by:</b> University of California, Berkeley<p><b>What</b>: The course provides a “basic overview of what researchers from …

University of California

What makes Pakistan wary about an Indian operation in Myanmar

As the Indian armed forces, with excellent inputs from the intelligence agencies, were carrying out a raid on insurgent camps along the …

This Should Be Your No. 1 Focus When Starting a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

A Giant Leap in 2016? Africa Is Narrowing its Techno-Gap

Though for many of us the year ahead may look pretty dismal, 2016 promises one great breakthrough - a major step toward ending Africa's particular and hobbling form of the great Digital Divide.<p>Poor connectivity has bedeviled much of the continent's internet access (or often sheer lack of access) …

Bill Gates will invest as much as $2 billion in new clean energy partnership

On Monday, Bill Gates will announce one of the largest clean-energy partnerships in history, according to a new report in ClimateWire. The partnership will be focused on researching and deploying new sources of carbon-free energy, funded by billions of dollars from Gates and other philanthropists. …

Clean Energy Gathers Steam

As the Paris climate talks begin, the die is already cast: The world is going to move toward cleaner, more sustainable sources of energy. The …

Bill Gates and the Quest for Sustainable Energy, Cont'd

The Microsoft tycoon and humanitarian, timed with the start of the Paris Climate Conference, just released details of his big push for clean energy (discussed in the above interview last month with James Bennet):<p>[Bll Gates] is spearheading something called the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, a group …

India unveils global solar alliance of 120 countries at Paris climate summit

Narendra Modi announces a new alliance of nations and industry on large-scale expansion of solar energy use in the tropics and beyond<p>India’s prime minister has launched an international solar alliance of over 120 countries with the French president, François Hollande, at the Paris COP21 climate …

International Solar Alliance

Canada's clean energy race

Video<p>How Canadian entrepreneurs are making Canada cleaner, greener and less carbon-dependent<p>How Canadian entrepreneurs are making Canada cleaner, …

How Billionaires Gates, Bezos and Zuckerberg Could Boost Clean Energy

Paris Climate Talks<p>The founders of Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook launch a new group to tackle climate change. Their ideas include delivery drones, advanced nuclear reactors, and solar paint.<p>They’re more than a who’s who of Silicon Valley. The new billionaires’ clean energy club consists of the …

Climate Change

Bill Gates Has Teamed Up With Mark Zuckerberg to Form Multi-Billion-Dollar Clean Energy Fund

This is huge.<p>Bill Gates has launched a multi-billion-dollar initiative to fund new clean energy technologies, with the likes of Facebook’s Mark …

India seeks to balance development with need for clean energy

In rural India, the onset of dusk frequently means a fade to black. Typically, kerosene lanterns, synonymous with darkened lungs and ominous clouds of air pollution, provide light for the country's 300 million residents who live without any reliable access to power.<p>It is the future of India's …

Oil-Rich Dubai Pledges To Put Solar Panels On Every Roof By 2030

The city is investing billions of dollars in an ambitious clean energy strategy.<p>As diplomats and delegates from 195 countries converge in Paris this week to help fight climate change, the oil-rich city of Dubai also wants to do its part.<p>Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the vice president and …

Google makes big clean energy purchase to power data centers

Mountain View says its purchase of 842 megawatts is the largest ever by a non-utility company.<p>Powering Google's online empire takes a lot of energy, and the company wants to use all clean sources to run its data centers by 2025. The company announced the next step towards that milestone today with …

Renewable Energy

Uruguay makes dramatic shift to nearly 95% electricity from clean energy

In less than 10 years the country has slashed its carbon footprint and lowered electricity costs, without government subsidies. Delegates at the Paris summit can learn much from its success<p>As the world gathers in Paris for the daunting task of switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy, one …

Renewable Energy

Google is making a huge clean energy investment to power its data centers

With an announcement today of six new solar and wind project deals, Google says it's massively increasing the amount of renewable power flowing to its data centers, the Associated Press reports. The deals will provide 842 megawatts of clean energy capacity as scheduled projects are completed in the …

Will these fringe technologies become the future of clean energy?

This week, world leaders are gathering in Paris to discuss climate change. In concert, a group of wealthy investors, including Bill Gates, launched …

BC Clean Energy Jobs Map

<b>British Columbia Green Buildings Map</b><p>Building out the clean economy<p>This map highlights B.C.’s green-building sector. The innovative companies in this …

Clean energy industry: Job numbers solid

By Emily Reichert<p>The December 3, 2015 article <i>“Do clean energy jobs add up?”</i> in Commonwealth Magazine raises questions about the methodology of …

Africa's Future is Clean Energy

At the mention of “clean energy” in Africa, six countries stand out as beacons of the change to new, clean future energy sources on the continent.</b> …

Google Buys Enough Clean Energy to Power Two San Franciscos

Google is replacing a coal-fired power plant in northern Alabama with one of the massive data centers that drive its online empire.<p>As the Widows …

Why We Have to Act on Climate Now -- In One Chart

World leaders are in Paris this week in hopes of reaching an agreement to tackle the global threat of climate change.<p><b>Why now? See for yourself:</b><p>Here’s another way to look at it:<p>The precipitous rise in carbon pollution is what's driving climate change, leading to rising sea levels, more extreme …

This Country Gets Nearly All Its Electricity From Clean Energy

While the world debates on how to make the shift towards renewables, Uruguay has announced that clean energy sources provide 94.5% of the nation’s …

How clean energy can drive India’s economic growth

India, the world’s third largest economy, is poised to become the engine of global economic growth. India is one of the largest consumer markets, …