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World Resources Institute Publishes Renewable Energy Cost Comparison Factsheet

17 November 2014: The World Resources Institute (WRI) has launched a factsheet that enables better cost comparisons of electricity from renewables and fossil fuels by identifying key factors to consider, namely: type of user; supply options; and factors that impact additional costs and benefits, such as environmental risks or financial incentives. 308 more words

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Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries

A recently discovered form of carbon graphite – the material in pencil lead – has turned out to have a completely unexpected property which could revolutionise the development of green energy and electric cars. 785 more words

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Lawrence Solomon: Ill winds blow from wind turbines

(November 25, 2014) The wind industry is dangerous to human health, posing risks to everything from dizziness and nausea to chronic stress and heart conditions. 1,079 more words

Energy Probe News

26 November 2014

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A study from the financial advisory and asset management firm Lazard show cost-competitive gains for wind and solar |

Critics wanting to curb the enthusiasm of supporters of alternative energy have held up production cost as proof that coal and natural gas cannot be rivaled. 36 more words


Climate Change: Environmental Risk, Security Risk

The Department of Defense (DoD) has issued a report detailing how it plans to adapt to climate change. Beyond impacting the logistics of moving military supplies and personnel around the world, the DoD expects that climate change will be an immediate threat to national security interests, causing “increased risks from terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages.” (Davenport, 2014) 392 more words

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