Posts tagged: Global warming

B.C. Company Says It Is Sucking Carbon From Air, Making Fuel

Squamish-based Carbon Engineering developing cost-effective technology to remove carbon from atmosphere By: Bob Weber It sounds like spinning straw into gold: suck carbon dioxide from the air where it’s contributing to climate change and turn it into fuel for cars, trucks and jets. A British Columbia company says in newly published research that it’s doing just […]


Solar power helps in reducing the effects of global warming. Global warming is proven to be a threat to the earth’s ecological system and the survival of countless species. Luckily, decades of research have led to efficient solar panel systems that create electricity without producing global warming pollution. Solar power is now very clearly one of the most […]

California Is Giving Free Solar Panels to the Poor

By: Brian Merchant In California, polluting companies are paying to line the roofs of the disadvantaged with solar panels. It’s not charity, either, exactly—it’s public policy. Very good policy. The San Francisco Chronicle explains how a new program arising from the state’s cap-and-trade law—in which companies must pay, per ton, for their carbon pollution—is delivering […]

Texas city opts for 100% renewable energy – to save cash, not the planet

By: Tom Dart News that a Texas city is to be powered by 100% renewable energy sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king and climate change activists were described as “the equivalent of the flat-earthers” by US senator and GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz. “I was called an Al Gore […]

2013 a record year for PV installations

37 GW of newly added capacity globally, EPIA reports EPIA, the European Photovoltaic Industry Association, presented the findings during its 9th Market Workshop in Brussels last week. Other highlights from the report: the global PV cumulative installed capacity reached 136.7 GW at the end of last year. That’s a 35% increase compared to the previous year. […]