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Video Friday: Solar Impulse Sets Out Across America

We recently posted about a press conference we recently attended at Moffett Field outside San Francisco, California for a close-up look at Solar Impulse, the world’s most advanced solar-powered airplane. The preparations for the Solar Impulse Across America adventure have now come to fruition and the graceful bird took off early this morning into clear Bay Area skies. […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Solar Impulse Across America; Australia Sees Climate

 GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: A solar powered plane called Solar Impulse will soon fly across the United States, showing off the abilities of renewable energy technology. A Stanford study shows Americans want better preparedness for for climate-induced extreme weather and rising seas. […]Read More

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Video Friday: Solar Impulse Across America

I had the opportunity to attend a press conference yesterday for Solar Impulse Across America at Moffett Field outside San Francisco. Solar Impulse is a Swiss-built solar powered airplane envisioned by Bertrand Piccard and co-founder André Borschberg. Solar Impulse has already set several records in Europe, including the first solar-powered night flight, staying aloft for […]Read More

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Looking Up Helps Create History for Swiss Aeronautical Team –

Solar Impulse – solar=powered flight takes to the skies This time, Icarus didn’t fall out of the sky. On this past Wednesday afternoon, a pioneering aviation company hailing from Switzerland made small history when they flew a new kind of aircraft across the idyllic Swiss countryside. Their iconic prototype airplane has become the largest, lightest aircraft to […]Read More