Tracing the path from deadly hand-dug mines in Congo to consumers’ phones and laptops By Todd C. Frankel The sun was rising over one of the richest mineral deposits on Earth, in one of the poorest countries, as Sidiki Mayamba… Read More ›
Solar just hit its lowest price ever
Oil-rich Abu Dhabi is planning a massive solar project. By Samantha Page Transitioning to clean energy is the single most important thing we can do to avoid the catastrophic effects of climate change. Luckily for us, clean energy keeps getting… Read More ›
The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades
By Liz Stinson A Spanish company called Vortex Bladeless is proposing a radical new way to generate wind energy that will once again upend what you see outside your car window. Their idea is the Vortex, a bladeless wind turbine… Read More ›
The 4th Largest Economy In The World Just Generated 90 Percent Of The Power It Needs From Renewables
By Jeremy Deaton On Sunday, for a brief, shining moment, renewable power output in Germany reached 90 percent of the country’s total electricity demand. That’s a big deal. On May 8th, at 11 a.m. local time, the total output of… Read More ›
Don’t Be Fooled: Koch Push For Justice Reform Is Plot To Protect Corporate Criminals
The bill will mainly protect corporations who are polluting our water, land, and air quality.
Meet IL Governor Bruce Rauner — Poster Boy for War on Middle Class
by Robert Creamer Rauner makes me long for Blagojevich, who tried to sell Obama’s senate seat, or Quinn, one of the most incompetent governors in Illinois history. Hell, I’d take Ryan over Rauner, given the choice. Illinois politics suck more than… Read More ›
‘Largest-ever’ Gas Field in Mediterranean Discovered Off Egypt, Italian Energy Giant Eni Says
Eni says after full development, the discovery will be able to ensure satisfying Egypt’s natural gas demands ‘for decades.’ The Italian energy company Eni SpA announced Sunday it has discovered a “supergiant” natural gas field off Egypt, describing it as… Read More ›
Citing Urgency, World Leaders Converge on France for Climate Talks
By Coral Davenport and Gardiner Harris LE BOURGET, France — One of the largest gatherings of world leaders in history began a multinational effort Monday toward forging what many called the planet’s last, best hope to stave off the worst… Read More ›
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