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Energy

Cheap Energy Storage Within Reach

It’s no secret the biggest barrier to widespread adoption of renewable energy technology is the absence of efficient, economical energy storage.  After all, when the turbines aren’t spinning or the sun isn’t shining, the clean energy isn’t flowing. (Excluding less mainstream technologies like tidal generation, geothermal and *gasp* nuclear). Perhaps the most prevalent argument against […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Energy-Efficiency Paradox; Editor Resigns Over Junk Science

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Increasing energy efficiency tends to increase overall energy consumption (think hybrid cars making living in suburbia more affordable) . This may seem like a reason to just stop trying to solve global energy challenge, but maybe one day we will break […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Rick Perry’s Climate Ignorance; the Price of

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: In the Republican primaries Rick Perry stands out as the most anti-environmental candidate as he steps into the race late. The price of oil is key to the expansion of renewable energy while oil’s price volatility destabilizes the global market and the daily […]Read More

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The EcoPartnerships Program is Bringing the US and China Together

Through the EcoPartnerships Program, the US and China are working together to address common environmental problems. The EcoPartnerships program brings together American and Chinese entities from the public, private, and civic sectors to create mutual economic and environmental benefits. The US Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD) and its Chinese counterpart are joining the US-China EcoPartnerships Program. The signing […]Read More

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Latest EIA Report Shows Renewable Energy Production Continues Growth in

The latest Monthly Energy Review released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) last week shows both nuclear and renewable energy sources provided roughly 11 percent each of primary energy production for the first nine months of 2010 – the latest period for which data is available. The EIA report states that renewable energy sources, […]Read More