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India finally becomes a net exporter of electricity

Infamous for its power outages, India can finally tell the world it has become a net exporter of electricity.<p>India exported 5,700 million units of …

The Dairy Of The Future Is A Sustainable Closed Loop Powered By Cow Poop

By turning manure and wastewater into a power source, dairy farms could curb their climate-change causing emissions and keep harmful chemicals out of the surrounding environment.<p>Last fall, despite strong opposition from farmers, California became the first state to pass legislation to curbing …

Farming

Creating renewable energy storage out of hot air

The rapid growth of solar arrays and wind farms might sound like a win for the environment, but storing renewable sources of energy efficiently on …

Clean Energy

This Week in Solar

Earnings season continues, a big project is sold, and residential solar made its way to Wisconsin this week in solar.<p>This week marks the end of the …

Solar Power

Solar energy powers vegetable farms in the desert

Rome - With scorching summer temperatures and little rainfall, the barren scrublands around the port of Aqaba in Jordan, one of the world's most arid …

Horn of Africa

The ridiculous story of airline food and why so much ends up in landfill

Airlines generated 5.2m tonnes of waste in 2016, most of which went to landfill or incineration – and it cost them £400m<p>You probably know about the waste problem in our oceans. But how about the one in our skies?<p>Airline passengers generated 5.2m tonnes of waste in 2016, most of which went to …

Sustainability

Like Trump, the Chinese leader is pushing a political system to its limits

With an erratic US president and an array of potential flashpoints, understanding China’s unprecedented domestic experiment is more crucial than ever<p>When the two most powerful men on earth, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, meet for the summit that’s expected to take place soon in the American emperor’s …

China

Cow burps rather than farts are destroying the earth’s atmosphere

<b>Cow flatulence has long been blamed for excessive methane levels damaging the earth’s atmosphere.</b><p>Methane, we know now, is a major problem for the …

'We've left junk everywhere': why space pollution could be humanity's next big problem

With satellites under threat from collisions, a former lieutenant is now focused on technology that can remove space debris<p>Jason Held rekindled his love for space while lying in a ditch in Bosnia in 1996, where he was one of 16,500 US troops deployed on a peacekeeping mission at the end of the …

Space Exploration

Watergrabbing - A Story of Water

On World Water Day we look at how the inequitable distribution and control of water resources affects the lives of ordinary people living in Cambodia, South Africa, Ethiopia and Palestine

South Africa

Follow the sun: Here are the first smart solar panels tracking sunlight

The next generation of solar systems has arrived. This all-in-one system actually tracks the sun soaring across the sky. Smart!<p>It gets even smarter, …

Solar Panels

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

Contrary to popular belief, most AI systems currently act as a complement to humans instead of replacing them. According to expert estimates, we are still years away from general artificial intelligence and full automation. But eventually, there will come a day where robots will perform most tasks …

Shrinking Arctic sea ice threatens the majestic Beluga whale

The Arctic sea ice hosts algae, which sustain a food chain up to the beluga whale. But the ice is decreasing – and in summers, it may be gone entirely by 2050<p>The beluga whale is one of the most extraordinary species of marine creature known to science. It is a gregarious, pure white Arctic dweller …

Global Warming

Liquid energy storage system gets the "MOST" out of the Sun

Solar power is potentially the greatest single energy source outside of controlled nuclear fusion, but the Sun is literally a fair weather source …

Environment-friendly solar cells of the future will capture twice as much energy

In the future, solar cells can become twice as efficient by employing a few smart little nano-tricks.<p>Researchers are currently developing the …

Solar Panels

Our Plastics Glut Is An Environmental Nightmare -- And An $80 Billion Opportunity

It’s no secret that plastic waste poses a huge threat to our environment, from overflowing landfills to the ever-growing ocean gyres. Designed to last, plastic can take thousands of years to break down. In the meantime, it’s damaging fragile ecosystems and affecting the food chain from the ocean …

Pollution

Why First Solar's Stock Is Incredibly Cheap

First Solar has so much cash and tangible value on its balance sheet that investors shouldn't ignore this stock any longer.<p><b>First Solar</b>'s …

Solar Power

Clean energy forces messy changes for utilities and regulators

California's push for clean energy is forcing the players — consumers, regulators, utilities and fuel producers — into an uncomfortable dance that has each stepping on others' toes.<p>But all must learn to perform together or risk the reliability of crucial energy services, representatives of the …

Ancient green building technique helps ease West Africa housing crisis

Semi-arid regions of Africa face unique obstacles in their efforts to address a growing housing crisis. For years people built roofs with bush …

What If We Could Deal With Landfills By Turning Them Into Clean Energy?

Using the FastOx Pathfinder, cities could transform their noxious heaps of trash into a solution to their carbon footprint.<p>While the world may be running short on certain key resources, including fresh water and rare metals like iridium, one resource is as abundant as ever: trash. The World Bank …

Impact of E waste Recycling on Water

E-waste is the waste generated from old and obsolete Electronic and Electrical waste. Globally also know as Waste from Electronic and Electrical …

Pollution

These Awesome Breakthroughs in the Fight Against Plastic Pollution Will Give You Hope! - One Green Planet

There is no doubt that we have reached crisis point with our plastic obsession. This material is seemingly ubiquitous in everyday society, used to …

Pollution

World's biggest river island could be India's first carbon-neutral sector

Pollution has plagued India recently; a 2017 report showed people are more likely to die from air pollution not in China, as might be your first …

Climate change is on pace to kill an ice age remnant

The Barnes Ice Cap covers an area about the size of Delaware. It faces certain death<p>Humans are in the process of changing the planet in a way that hasn’t happened in 2.6 million years.<p>For eons, the Laurentide Ice Sheet has been a fixture of North America. At its peak, it covered the majority of …

Global Warming
North Korea

Fixing the Power Grid through Open Markets and New Technologies

The electric power system makes our modern, mobile, information-age economy possible. But it is organized in much the same way it was in 1884, when …

Emerging Technology

HERA telescope upgrades could reveal the earliest stars

When it first went online in February 2016, the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) radio telescope in South Africa boasted 19, 42-foot-diameter antennas aimed at the "Cosmic Dawn" of the universe. The antennas are designed to detect a specific wavelength of light emitted by hydrogen atoms …

Universe

We've Been Underestimating Sea Level Rise This Whole Time, Say Scientists

Things just got even worse.<p>A new study suggests that we’ve underestimated the amount of sea level rise that occurred in the Northern Hemisphere …

Global Warming

India now has an airport completely powered by solar energy

The Indian city of Cochin is now home to the first international airport that is completely powered by solar energy. Local officials in the Indian …