February 2008

Solar power

February 20, 2008

Solar power could be meeting the planet’s energy needs in twenty years, says famed inventor and futurologist Ray Kurzweil, the author of the books ‘The Singularity Is Near’ and ‘The Age of Intelligent Machines’. He’s also worked on the solar energy solution with Google Co-Founder Larry Page as part of a panel of experts convened […]

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Eco-Moms

February 18, 2008

One article in the International Herald Tribune caught my attention over the weekend. It was a piece about the Eco-Mom Alliance, a network that brings together mothers who have adopted the green lifestyle. Their website has a lot of practical advice to mothers who want to help reduce carbon emissions and get involved. Related Posts:No […]

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EU launches Clean Sky initiative

February 15, 2008

The European Union launched last week the Clean Sky Joint Technology Initiative when more than 500 participants attended the Forum on February 5th in Brussels. The objective of the programme is to offer Europe an ecological and sustainable perspective for air transport, boosting research that will provide greener products and systems. And how does that […]

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Global Warming or Cooling

February 15, 2008

There is a lot of press about Global Warming, though now it is called Global Climate Change. One set of scientists reports that it is really all about sunspots and we may have a cooling trend occur, becasue sunspots are not acting as they should in their normal 11 year cycle. One good place to […]

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Solar power energizes financial markets

February 14, 2008

The big news today on the renewable energy front is that the solar power industry is surging in financial markets, with several companies posting earnings. Business Week mentions a roster of solar power companies that have posted positive returns, including First Solar Inc. and Yingli Green Energy Holding Co.. Consequently, share prices have soared. Behind […]

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