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What if electric cars became an affordable and convenient way to travel? [Science and Technology Podcast]

Written by Christian Kurrer with James Tarlton,

Are electric cars on the verge of becoming the norm, should we encourage this transition, and what would be the consequences for the environment, the automobile industry and our electricity grid? 1,389 more words

PUBLICATIONS

The Clock really is Ticking...

How beautiful is this image? That’s OUR sun! I find it simply stunning. A giant inferno burning away day in and day out – giving us light and heat – allowing for just the right environmental conditions for our planet to sustain life (as we know it). 688 more words

Technology

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the November update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.

Sustainable Energy Finance Update: Africa in the Spotlight… 2,097 more words

Financing

Aarhus Becomes First City to Use Sewage Energy to Power Its Water Needs

Aarhus, the second largest city in Denmark, has made history today—it is the first city to power its water needs using raw sewage. Marselisborg Wastewater Treatment Plant is now able to generate more than 150% of the electricity required to run the plant. 271 more words

Global News

Fossil Fuel Series: Part 1

Deepwater Horizon & Sustainable Energy

Just recently I went to see the movie “Deepwater Horizon” retelling the story of the oil spill disaster of 2010. Several times throughout the movie, I couldn’t help but wonder why we put so much money and risk into an endeavor that has a safer alternate solution. 652 more words

Environmentalism

Sustainable Self Care - A Working Definition

What makes you shine? Can you recognize your impediments to joy?

In an effort to plant a self care practice of my own, it’s important for me to define what sustainable self care means. 65 more words

Wellbeing

How the energy transition brings transformation

The energy transition brings many benefits beyond simply reducing our carbon footprint. Stanley Reed explains in the New York Times how a shift to tidal power is bringing hope to a region of Wales that was once a major industrial area. 1,105 more words

Renewable Energy