Geothermal Energy’s Environmental and Health Benefits Worth $117 Million Annually

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Shawna Seldon [email protected] 917 971 7852   Geothermal Energy’s Environmental and Health Benefits Worth $117 Million Annually   Benefits of geothermal energy touted in air emissions analysis   WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2013) – The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) has released an Air Emissions Comparison and Externality …

Meet ertex, a company specializing in building-integrated PVs When squeezing every inch of solar power out of your building is the target, the Austrian-based company ertex can help you go solar. This company specializes in building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) and they’ve recently completed a new project at a Gulf zoo. Read …

Building Integrated PVs + Architecture for Muslims

  Meet ertex, a company specializing in building-integrated PVs When squeezing every inch of solar power out of your building is the target, the Austrian-based company ertex can help you go solar. This company specializes in building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) and they’ve recently completed a new project at a Gulf zoo. …

NEW UN STUDY HIGHLIGHTS HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA

NEW UN STUDY HIGHLIGHTS HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA New York, May 13 2013  4:00PM Less than 1 per cent of all patent applications relating to clean energy technology (CET) have been filed in Africa, according to a new United Nations study, which also highlights the opportunity …

Our infrastructure isn’t ready for climate change

  Commentary: We need to spend $3.6 trillion to upgrade, modernize By Ed Maurer and Eugene Cordero, April 29, 2013, 11:11 a.m. EDT SANTA CLARA, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Recently, the American Society of Civil Engineers released its latest Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, a measure of the condition, capacity, and maintenance …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: A warming world will further intensify extreme precipitation events, research shows

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News A warming world will further intensify extreme precipitation events, research shows Researchers uncover new pathways in bacterial intercellular competition The ethics of resurrecting extinct species ‘Pharmaceutical’ approach boosts oil production from algae How carbon moves within planet plays big role in planetary atmosphere formation No map, …

Game upgrade: Schools across the U.S. will soon start teaching real climate science

The map accompanying this article has school districts taking up real climate science in blue, presumably because they also are a close match to having a larger Democratic constituency in state government. The ones not adopting it are reliably Repugnican far-right in state governments: shilling for the oil and coal …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: A solution to sinusitis from the sea

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News A solution to sinusitis from the sea Meerkats use subordinate animals as guinea pigs when approaching novel threats Ancient fossilized sea creatures yield oldest biomolecules isolated directly from a fossil Pollution doesn’t change the rate of droplet formation Reduced sea ice disturbs balance of greenhouse gases …

Earth Policy Release – Warmest Decade on Record Brings Record Temperatures and Weather Extremes

Warmest Decade on Record Brings Record Temperatures and Weather Extremes  Janet Larsen www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C51/temperature_2013 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator February 13, 2013 Eco-Economy Indicators are twelve trends that the Earth Policy Institute tracks to measure progress in building a sustainable economy. Taking the earth’s temperature tells us about the relative health of …

Cutting carbon emissions 5%/year could cut climate damage by 2/3

Nature: Strict Limits On Carbon Pollution Could Reduce Some Climate Change Damage By Two-Thirds Posted as Guest blog on ThinkProgress.org/climate: 14 Jan 2013 09:33 AM PST Emissions would need to peak in 2016 and drop 5%/year through 2050   University of Reading news release   Tough limits on global emissions of greenhouse gases …