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Cleaner Power from Innovation: Creative Approaches to Renewable Energy

Innovation is the key to the future and central to the expansion of renewable sources of energy. There are a number of innovations that could radically transform the clean energy equation. Although renewable energy is growing exponentially around the world these sources of power have a number of shortcoming that make it difficult to scale-up […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Cape Cod Wind Project Approved; Few Deniers

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Permits for the Cape Cod Wind Project have just been approved, with over a hundred wind turbines planned off the shore of Massachusetts. Extending the federal wind tax credit will allow more projects like this to happen. The US is […]Read More

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In the Green Economy, Electricians Are in Demand

Guest post by Derek Singleton In 2009, Software Advice predicted that electricians would be one of the construction trades best-suited to capitalize on the growth of green construction. It appears that prediction is coming true. Since 2005, the green construction industry has grown from close to three billion dollar industry to one worth roughly $48 billion.  And a recent report […]Read More

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European Elections and Sustainable Development in America

In Europe, voters have chosen growth over austerity and this has implications for the U.S. economy and sustainable development. The Greek and French electorate’s rejection of austerity will have a dramatic effect on European spending, including investments in sustainability. These changes can also be expected to reverberate across the Atlantic. In France, Francois Hollande’s presidential victory […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Fox News and Hot Wind; Rising Price

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Oil prices fell about 8 percent and the media is going nuts. According to MarketWatch it is now clear that Israel will not attack Iran, thus increasing confidence in a future with consistent oil flow, this brings […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Fracking and Natural Gas; Taxing Chinese Solar

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: This pro-fracking article is a great insight into the minds of anti-environmentalists. Natural gas is growing market though and is seen as better than oil. Natural gas may be better than oil in some ways, but damage is still done to […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: French Solar Investment; Climategate Retrospective; Japan’s Energy

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The largest oil company in France, Total, bought 60% of SunPower, one of the largest PV solar panel manufacturers in the world. As other large oil companies drift away from investments in alternative energy Total is diving right in. There […]Read More