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Local Actions Lead The Global Efforts To Address Climate Change

By Park Won-soonMayor of Seoul ~ Park Won-soon is the mayor of Seoul, South Korea and a board member of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy. Date: 06/27/2017 03:38 pm ET Climate change is happening at home and around the world. Seoul is doing its part by embracing clean energy and climate solutions and …

Google Invests in Africa’s Largest Windfarm

Chris Staubo (L), deputy managing director at Lake Turkana Wind Power and Nick Taylor, COO look up at a mast measuring wind direction and speed at the site at Loiyangalani near Lake Turkana, northern Kenya. Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images Internet giant to acquire 12.5% stake in Lake Turkana windfarm in Kenya, reports Business Green …

Research Points to Bright Future for Biomass

Humboldt State University A forester provides context for the size of slash piles, which contain forest residues. Part of the Waste to Wisdom project is looking at ways to process residues on site. Photo Credit: Humboldt State University Oct 08, 2015 Newswise — A potential revolution is unfolding on out-of-the-way logging roads. Foresters and researchers are …

Green Energy for the Poor

Kenyans studying by solar-powered light. CreditWaldo Swiegers/Bloomberg By NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA, SEPT. 9, 2015 An innovative business model combining solar power and cellphones is electrifying parts of rural Africa that are far from the grid. It’s called M-KOPA. The “M” stands for “mobile,” and “kopa” means “to borrow.” The company’s customers make an initial deposit, roughly $30, toward a …

The New Tobacco Road: a path beyond smoking for America’s traditional cash crop

Tyton Bio’s tobacco project September 9, 2015 | Jim Lane  Tobacco’s been re-thought, re-engineered and re-invented as a platform for sustainable, low-carbon fuels, and green chemicals – who’s doing what, where and how? From time to time, it’s been said in flowery moments of commercial rapture that such-and-such technology or such-and-such company or is a …

Better Health a Key Benefit of Renewables, Study Says

A wind farm in Illinois. Credit: Amit Gupta/flickr By Bobby Magill, Published: September 1st, 2015   Building wind and solar farms helps to reduce the human impact on climate change by displacing noxious emissions from coal-fired power plants. A new study says there’s another important benefit to renewables development: cost savings from cleaner air that saves lives. Researchers from …

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