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India and China, Full Speed Ahead in Climate Change Mitigation

While the United States is wondering what will happen next on climate change mitigation in their country, both India and China have recently unveiled very ambitious plans to fight local air pollution and global climate change. 369 more words

Sustainable Development

Do you know about the Google 'project sunroof'?

Since its inception in 1998, Google has created several products to make life easier for its users and humanity at large. Larry Page (Founder of Google) is fond of saying if you choose a more difficult problem to tackle, you will have less competition. 282 more words

Alternative Energy

Renewable Energy, a Rising Tide

Leading the surge is China, which already has a huge advantage in its current position at the front of the pack.

China has not only vastly expanded its domestic investment in renewable energy, it is plowing record sums into renewables markets overseas. 355 more words

Trade & Development

Global energy is on the brink of ‘one of the most exciting business duels in history’: Peter Tertzakian

Recently, I gave a presentation on the future of energy to an audience of about 250 oil and gas professionals. Halfway through, I asked the carbon crowd to, “Raise your hand if you have driven an electric vehicle.” 979 more words

Energy

David Suzuki: How Biomimicry Can Save Us

If you fly over a forest and look down, you’ll see every green tree and plant reaching to the heavens to absorb the ultimate energy source: sunlight. 695 more words

Canada

Township adds solar energy zoning

By Laura Kreps

Augusta Township in Washtenaw County recently adopted a comprehensive large solar energy ordinance to accommodate the Sugar Creek Solar Farm.  The proposed solar farm is located on approximately 644 acres of land that has recently been rezoned to light industrial for large solar energy facility development.  60 more words

Michigan

Las Vegas just became the largest US city to run on 100% renewable energy

http://www.businessinsider.com/las-vegas-just-became-the-largest-us-city-to-run-on-100-renewable-energy-2016-12

The city of Las Vegas officially achieved a milestone last week, when Boulder Solar 1 — a solar power plant on the edge of Boulder City, Nevada — went live.

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