Tag Archives: Japan

Solar Flight, Desalinization, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SMILING OO SolarCity Will Add 300MW of Commercial Solar From New $1 Billion Fund OO The Second Coming Of Solar Is Here – With New Investment Opportunities OO California: Company Provides Solar Power with Water Efficiency – NRG … Continue reading

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Good Clean News: Clean Energy Jobs Soar, and Much More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO Coal Loses Nearly 50,000 Jobs, Wind and Solar Add 79,000 OO Asian Solar, European Offshore Wind Drives 2014 Renewable Growth OO Obama’s Climate Plan: Cut Emissions Up to 28% by 2025 not nearly enough to address … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Cemented by China, Fracking, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies OO Japan Uses Climate Cash For Coal Plants OO Canada Pushes Ahead with Alternatives to Keystone XL OO Water Use For US Fracking Has Skyrocketed, USGS data show, even as the western drought makes … Continue reading

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A Republican Climate Scientist Explains Global Warming, and Much More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Climate Change, the Elevator Pitch: Richard Alley, Climate Scientist — and Republican @@ Richard Alley on being a Republican * * The Future Is Up Front: Wind … Continue reading

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Africa’s Solar Revolution, Google’s Investment, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SMILING OO Major Trends in Solar Power Point to Ever Cheaper Prices OO America Installed 22 Times More Solar in 2014 Than in 2008 – growing from 263 MW to 5,700 MW. Solar garden built by Rural Renewable … Continue reading

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Blue ‘n Red States Go Green, Energy Efficiency SavesTrillions, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS RISING Tam Hunt New US solar capacity beat out dirty natural gas in the first half of 2014, and that’s not even counting small scale solar power projects. Way to go! In Texas, abundant land, simple permitting, and … Continue reading

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Keeping Carbon Stored: Predicting Human Impacts, Deforestation, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FOREST UPDATE OO Deforestation Rate in Indonesia Surpasses Brazil OO Big Paper Company: Indonesia Needs A New Business Model to maintain its forests. As Siberian forests decline so do beautiful Siberian tigers. Photo by Appaloosa. OO Japan’s Demand For Illegal Wood Driving … Continue reading

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Rising Risks of Climate Change: Super Typhoon, Dark Snow, and More!

RISING RISKS Extreme Weather: Super Typhoon Neoguri, as seen from the International Space Station. Credit: NASA/ Astronaut Reid Wiseman. OO ‘Once In Decades’ Super Typhoon Neoguri Nears Japan, Nuclear Power Plants OO Super Typhoon Neoguri: 5 Stormy Facts OO First US 2014 Hurricane Arthur … Continue reading

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Japan Plans To Replace Nuclear With Wind Power

As its government seeks to move away from nuclear energy, wind power in Japan is surging in popularity, with a growing number of power utilities and heavy industrial manufacturers starting offshore turbine construction projects, reports Tomoya Fujita at the Asahi … Continue reading

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Japan Looks to Lead in Energy Management Systems

Creating systems that allow homes, buildings, and industries to minimize their demands on energy grids is  the heart of energy management systems, and Japan is on track to become a leader in the field, reports Kamil Bojanczyk at Greentechmedia. The … Continue reading

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