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Experts discuss how to build a carbon-free energy industry

The Guardian ~ Global Development Professionals Network

At recent Guardian roundtable discussion, experts talked about how the energy sector can bring down dependence on fossil fuels and reduce carbon emissions

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Onshore wind and large scale solar farms are expected to …


Climate change, renewable energy, and letting conventional wisdom go

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

ROUNDTABLE: TECHNOLOGY’S ROLE IN A CLIMATE SOLUTION; 10/21/2015 – 09:07

By Jennie C. Stephens & Elizabeth J. Wilson

To address climate change, the world needs to shift away from fossil fuels and move toward predominantly …


This Tiny Countertop Dishwasher Uses A Tiny Bit Of Water— And No Electricity

http://www.fastcoexist.com

Now you don’t need a lot of money, space, or even power to be lazy about cleaning up.

It’s counterintuitive—because more often than not, the technological solution is worse than the analog one—but washing dishes by hand actually uses …


Peering into the future of the electricity sector

Daily Maverick, Dirk De Vos, Sep 28, 2015

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Changes in the energy sector could happen quickly. Embracing the inevitable, if yet uncertain, changes is hard to do and South Africa and Eskom are uniquely unprepared for the future. Perhaps the


Nuclear Power: Energy of the Future or Decaying Remnant of the Past?

The Motley Fool (www.fool.com)

Can the nuclear renaissance we’ve been promised become a reality?

Nuclear energy has gone through a lot of ups and downs in the last decade. From a nuclear renaissance to the famous nuclear meltdown in Japan

This woman is lighting up Philippines with salt

Published: Fu’ad Lawal, pulse.ng

A woman in Philippines has made a lamp that runs entirely on salt and water.

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Filipina scientist Aisa Mijeno had one vision in mind when she made the Sustainable Alternative Lighting (SALt) lamp; “To …