Electricity suppliers are shedding jobs, despite renewables growth
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, 10 hours ago
Electricity suppliers have been shedding jobs over the past three years, with a net loss of 5,800 jobs across the United States. While non-hydro renewable power plants have seen significant growth,... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Year in Energy and Environment: It Wasn''t All Apocalyptic
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, December 22, 2014
‘Tis the season for year end lists. The problem is: news keeps happening. One of the members of this list only happened just last week. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
"Climate Change" or "Global Warming"? Two New Polls Suggest Language Matters
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, December 17, 2014
On Friday, a new Yale-Associated Press-NORC poll on environmental attitudes reported that just 56 percent of Americans believe global warming is happening. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Rocky Mountain Institute and Carbon War Room Join Forces
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, December 17, 2014
Today Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), brain-child of famed energy thinker Amory Lovins, and Carbon War Room (CWR), the five-year old climate change outfit of Sir Richard Branson, merged to create a... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Fracking Banned in New York
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, December 17, 2014
Fracking, as it looks across the New York State border, in Pennsylvania. Fracking has been banned in New York State since 2008. Then-Governor David Paterson imposed a moratorium on the controversial... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Real Outcome of Global Warming Talks in Lima: A Future for Coal
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, December 16, 2014
“There will be coal burning.” Negotiators from around the world produced a four-page climate-change accord (pdf) after some sleep-deprived haggling over the weekend in Lima, Peru, but the... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Fact or Fiction?: Geoengineering Can Solve Global Warming
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, December 12, 2014
Neither blocking sunlight nor capturing carbon can stop climate change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Has the Time Finally Come for California''s Hydrogen Highway?
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, December 11, 2014
A new fueling station in the Golden State hopes to serve more fuel cell cars -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Batteries Could Capture Low-Grade Waste Heat
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, December 10, 2014
A third of all the energy wasted in the U.S. could produce electricity instead -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Competition Between OPEC, U.S. Drives Oil Prices to Four-Year Low
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, December 03, 2014
On Thursday, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), an economic cartel responsible for approximately one third of global oil production, announced it would not decrease its rate of... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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