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From Guest Blogger Casey Carter: Climate Change--How a Warming World is a Threat to our Agriculture

Every now and then we being reminded of how our world temperature levels are rising and how, if not checked, will gradually lead to our demise. 592 more words

Alternative Energy

Doctors' group welcomes eventual end to coal power in Alberta

Despite burning more coal for energy than all other provinces combined, Alberta is set to ween itself off the black mineral, earning praise from a coalition of physicians. 706 more words

Local News

Vortex Bladeless aims for lower-cost wind energy approach | PhysOrg

A technology leap forward in wind energy? Or, as the company in charge calls it, a “new paradigm” of wind power, lowering costs, requiring no training, using fewer supplies? 405 more words


Hyundai: We don't expect our new Sonata plug-in hybrid to be a big hit

If the planners, designers, engineers, business strategists and executives of Hyundai Motor Co. had much say in the matter, they probably wouldn’t manufacture the new 2016 Sonata plug-in electric hybrid vehicle (PHEV). 516 more words


This wind turbine has no blades -- and that's why it's better

What do you get if you take the blades off a wind turbine? A better wind turbine.

That sounds like a joke, but that’s actually more or less the model of a new wind turbine prototype. 351 more words

Business & Technology

New STEM Wind and Solar Generating Kits from Picoturbine

For a couple of years we have been offering various wind gnereating kits such as the Savonius Wind Turbine. These kits do quite well but schools may find they need more to teach energy generation as part of a STEM program. 170 more words

Classroom Kits

This wind turbine generates power without blades

Growing interest in alternative energy sources has made the three-pronged white metal wind turbines dotted across open landscapes a familiar sight.

But thanks to a Spanish energy startup known as… 167 more words