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Tar Sands Pipeline Vetoed, Climate Threat Marches On
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, February 25, 2015
Pres. Barack Obama vetoed a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline on February 24— not because of climate change, not because of low oil prices and not because of the risks... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
With Cuban Détente, What Future for its Classic Cars?
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, February 20, 2015
I can''t seem to go a day without hearing someone say, "Get to Cuba before all the Americans get there." What exactly is it that Americans will change once they get to Cuba? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Experience the New Energy Crisis, Live Tonight
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, February 20, 2015
Energy versus water versus food. Watch our livestream at 8:00 p.m. EST   -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Battery Storage Needed to Expand Renewable Energy
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, February 13, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy is exploring energy storage strategies to accelerate the use of wind and solar power -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Tiny Lenses and Mirrors May Bring Concentrating Solar Power to the Rooftop
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, February 12, 2015
New technology may make technology to concentrate sunlight to produce more electricity more feasible -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Biology Inspires Idea for Improving Lithium Ion Batteries
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, February 11, 2015
Borrowing the method organisms use to build mineralized tissues could lead to better performing lithium ion batteries -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The U.S. Power Grid is in Need of a Technology Upgrade
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, February 10, 2015
Innovators gather in DC this week to discuss how to modernize the U.S. electric grid in the face of a changing electricity sector. The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit kicks off today in Washington DC... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
"Bionic Leaf" Makes Fuel from Sunlight
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, February 09, 2015
Biology paired with machines turns carbon dioxide back into fuel or other useful molecules -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Australian Windfarms Face $13 Billion Wipeout from Political Impasse
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, February 08, 2015
Australia faces a $13.3 billion exodus of investment from its windfarm industry because of a political deadlock, threatening to kill hopes of meeting a self-imposed clean energy target -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Explaining Stagnation in the Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Market
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, February 06, 2015
Editor''s Note: This is a guest post from Will Sierzchula, a researcher who analyzes factors which influence the development and adoption of alternative fuel vehicles. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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