Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘clean energy’

400 PPM Carbon Dioxide Tipping Point Reached – GENI-us Letter

400 PPM Carbon Dioxide Tipping Point Reached – GENI-us Letter

Last month, this newsletter was sent out by GENI. Dear GENI Friend, Click to Enlarge Milestones are important as they give us benchmarks of our progress – or lack thereof.  This week there has been widespread reporting that the Carbon Dioxide (CO2) concentrations in our atmosphere reached 400 ppm (parts per million).This is a 40% [...]

Sustainable Power – The Solution to Pollution

Sustainable Power – The Solution to Pollution

 The World Wellness Organization, The U.N., and governments from all over the industry are now concerned with air pollution. You hear celebrities calling a contact to arms, to unite in opposition to pollution. A advertising frenzy on how polluted the full world is the party of the decade. Pollution brings about instability, discomfort, disorder and [...]

You dirty rat: Global warming’s fossil fuel friends

You dirty rat: Global warming’s fossil fuel friends

The temperature is a little warm. The forecast for this early August day called for 111 degrees in Fresno/Clovis, Calif. where I live. That’s relatively common in this region, where 40 or more days above 100 is common for summer. But it appears more of the United States is in for similar treatment. The National [...]

Space-based clean energy could save the planet

Space-based clean energy could save the planet

Clean and cheap energy has been percolating in innovators’ minds for centuries. Far longer ago, alchemists and wizards sought the source of ultimate power somewhat differently, calling it magic. The economic consequences of cheap clean energy would be tremendous. Imagine energizing rural Africa or infusing India’s poorest neighborhoods with uninterrupted inexpensive power. All that brain [...]

Rio must bring out the best in clean energy

Rio must bring out the best in clean energy

World leaders will debate the merits of sustainable development and a green economy at Rio + 20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development to take place in Rio de Janeiro. Protesters will use the event to highlight injustice. And something substantive benefiting the environment may actually get done this week. This year’s theme is after all “a green [...]

Green Construction: Net-zero construction gains ground in U.S.

Green Construction: Net-zero construction gains ground in U.S.

  Apollo 11 touched down on the Sea of Tranquility with the world watching. The date was July 20, 1969. “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed,” the spacecraft announced. Some hours later Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong took man’s first steps on the Moon followed closely by fellow spaceman Buzz Aldrin. Their footprints at [...]

CTL – A Better Use for Coal

CTL – A Better Use for Coal

By: John Brian Shannon For decades, the coal industry has been the energy sector ‘bad boy’ as far as the environmental movement was concerned. The list of negatives associated with the extraction, transportation, and use of coal are long and well-publicized. Today, however, the coal industry is on the cusp of a revolution–owing in part to proven [...]


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