Here’s One Way to Combat Climate Change: Suck Out Carbon Dioxide

Thanks      ; Rosalie Chan Published ; 04.22.18 12:06 AM ET Carbon capture was supposed to get rid of CO2 from the atmosphere. But a new method might be safer and better. Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/ The Daily Beast Every minute, our atmosphere gets clogged with more particles of carbon dioxide being spewed…

There’s a new way to mine for lithium and it’s right here in the U.S.

Thanks;Claudia Assis Published: Aug 19, 2017 4:14 p.m. ET Crater Lake in Oregon, a caldera lake formed after a volcano collapse. Using trace elements as proxy, Stanford says it is easier to detect lithium in supervolcano lake deposits Scientists at Stanford University say they have found a new way to detect large deposits of lithium,…

Three nations plan 500% increase in global offshore wind

Thanks;Sami Grover Sami Grover (@samigrover) Published;June 12, 2017 When governments put their minds to it, big things can happen. Offshore wind advocates cheered recently at news that a German wind farm is going to be built entirely without government subsidy. That said, however, it seems likely that government support—whether in the form of direct subsidies…

Paris agreement or not, solar employment looking brighter than coal

Thanks;Andrea Riquier Published: June 2, 2017 1:20 p.m. ET Nearly 400,000 people are employed in solar, more than double the number of coal workers Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a sign supporting coal during a rally at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on October 10, 2016. As he introduced President Donald Trump in…

How ‘guerilla’ start-ups can make the world a better place

Thanks; @IBGC_Fletcher & Word Economic Forum REUTERS/Thomas Peter At the Stockholm Tech Fest this year, Swedish entrepreneur Niklas Zennström issued a rare and refreshing call to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their next startup idea. As founder of Skype, he knows a thing or two about opportunity-spotting. The UN goals involve complex problems, but…

What Bangkok’s public transport network will look like in 2020

Thanks;BK;The insider’s guide to Bangkok With the new MRT purple line between Khlong Bang Phai-Tao Poon set to open this year, we look at what developments we can realistically expect from public transport by 2020 (fingers crossed). See also: As Bangkok gears up for a single ticket transport system, here’s everything we know so far 1….

SunEdison To Cover 25 California School Parking Lots With Solar

January 15th, 2016 TALK TO THE future…!!!!! SunEdison has announced that it has signed an agreement with 25 California schools to provide solar covering for their parking lots. The world’s largest renewable energy development company made the announcement this week. SunEdison signed solar power purchase agreements with 25 California elementary, middle, and high schools, to…

Six stories show renewable energy underpins a climate-friendly future

Thanks;Andy Shuai Liu In 2015 the world saw great momentum for climate action, culminating in a historic agreement in December to cut carbon emissions and contain global warming. It was also a year of continued transformation for the energy sector. For the first time in history, a global sustainable development goal was adopted solely for…