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July 18, 2019

Climate Change is causing us ‘Eco-Anxiety’

Residents watched from their roofs as firefighters fought the Peak Fire on Nov. 12, 2018 in Simi Valley, California. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times via Getty […]
July 17, 2019

Iran’s Zarif hints US, Israeli demands for zero enrichment will backfire

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran, June 10, 2019. (Ebrahim Noroozi/AP) Tehran warns that the last time pair […]
July 17, 2019

Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies

Climate change is boosting maize (corn) yields in parts of the U.S., Latin America and Asia, but sharply reducing them elsewhere. Credit: Ray et al., 2019, CC BY […]
July 17, 2019

‘Completely Terrifying’: Study warns carbon-saturated Oceans headed toward tipping point that could unleash mass extinction event

The Atlantic coast near Galicia, Spain. A study by an MIT researcher warns that humans are pumping carbon into the world’s oceans at a rate that […]
July 17, 2019

Brussels working to address e-scooter safety issues

Brussels is working to prevent accidents and safety hazards resulting from e-scooters. Credit: Glenn Beltz/Flickr Brussels is now home to 4,000 free-floating scooters, but the new […]
July 17, 2019

China by numbers, what makes you sick, doubling school learning

Bicycle through water and the tree tops. Innovations in peddle-power.⇒ Explore: Cities and Urbanization The global economy favours the privileged. Here’s how to make it fair.⇒ Explore: Future of Economic […]
July 17, 2019

Hot dry rock reserve in north China

Experts check a hot dry rock project in Matouying Township, Hebei Province, June 6, 2019. [Photo: hebmted.cn] Geological workers in north China’s Hebei Province have dug […]
July 17, 2019

Green Energy bursts the bubbles of Big Party and Thanks Forever

Danny Shum’s veteran returns from injury to cause an upset in the clash between the two promising youngsters High-profile youngsters Big Party and Thanks Forever were […]
July 15, 2019

WATT’S UP? Hundreds of thousands of customers face £262 energy bill rise over next three months – how to switch and save

MORE than 413,000 households could be automatically switched onto an energy tariff that’s hundreds of pounds more expensive over the next three months. The average bill […]
July 15, 2019

In Germany, a Former coal plant reinvents itself as a cultural center fueled by experimental art and green energy

E-Werk Luckenwalde’s concept of “art electricity” offers a new model of sustainability, for artists and the planet. When Pablo Wendel showed off the new, soon-to-be-inaugurated E-WERK art center last […]
July 15, 2019

India set to boost green power by 2030, overtake climate goal

PM Modi’s climate target of having 40% non-fossil fuel powered capacity by 2030 will be exceeded if the CEA projections hold true. New Delhi: Solar and wind […]
July 15, 2019

Super-Fast new gas turbines make green energy more viable

 Renewables surge needs to be backed by reliable power: Origin  Older turbines typically take about 30 minutes to startup The new GE turbine at Origin Energy’s […]
July 15, 2019

Calling all AI startups: Microsoft France and Schneider electric want to help you achieve your green energy dreams

Two years ago, Station F opened its Parisian doors to 1,000 early stage companies from around the globe, to help visualise their dreams. Dubbed the world’s largest startup […]
July 15, 2019

Making the move to green energy in Nunavut

For people living in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, diesel fuel is essential to their daily lives. Residents rely on it for heating, electricity and transportation. […]
July 15, 2019

New York offers $55M for long Island energy storage projects

A Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) truck is seen in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of the borough of Queens, New York. New York state is offering […]
July 15, 2019

E-scooter expansion in Brussels may lead to new regulations

The e-scooter market in Brussels has expanded rapidly and may soon face new regulations. Credit: Belga The e-scooter market in Brussels is expanding rapidly. There are […]
July 15, 2019

New science park to bring research closer to the public

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and its related hospital UZ Brussel are building a joint research hub on the outskirts of the capital. The campus will be […]
July 15, 2019

Eon to move millions of customers onto 100% renewable electricity for no added cost – but it’s worth shopping around for a cheaper green tariff

Eon to move all 3.3m residential homes to renewable electricity It will supply them from its own fleet as well as from independent generators  We reveal […]
July 15, 2019

Could the Green Vic become the world’s ‘most ethical’ pub?

Randy Rampersand, founder of the Green Vic, aims to create the world’s most ethical pub. Employing the homeless and offering beer brewed from leftover bread, “The […]
July 15, 2019

Tories pounce on carbon tax analysis that excludes cost of climate crisis

Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre pointed to the PBO’s report on carbon pricing on Thursday in Question Period, saying it showed the Trudeau government was planning a […]