December 2012

StarEnergy’s INTI Solar Charge Point Brings Solar Power to the People

December 28, 2012

Here’s an idea for 2013. Wouldn’t it be nice to have powerful solar chargers all over the place? One Portuguese company is doing something along those lines. With its StarEnergy’s INTI Solar Charge Point, it is possible to charge a cell phone, a tablet or a laptop with solar power from mobile charging stations can […]

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City of Phoenix Extends Solar Power Financing Program

December 19, 2012

Due to popular demand, the City of Phoenix, through a partnership with the National Bank of Arizona and Paramount Solar, is expanding a city-sponsored residential solar financing program. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm UnveiledSolar Plays Key Role in India’s Energy Future, World Bank SaysLet It Shine Chronicles The History of Solar PowerIKEA […]

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Chasing Ice Opens in the UK

December 14, 2012

The award-winning environmental film directed by James Balog opens today in the UK. Balog was sceptic about climate change but through his Extreme Ice Survey for National Geographic, he changes his mind in the face of undeniable evidence. Related Posts:Carbon Levels in the Atmosphere Hit Feared MilestoneMoving Planet Invites the World to Take Climate ActionGetting […]

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Yoko Ono Joins Anti-Fracking Campaign

December 12, 2012

Legendary artist, singer, performer and activist Yoko Ono has lent her support to the anti-fracking campaign. On Monday Yoko placed a full page in the New York Times calling on Governor Cuomo to “Image There’s No Fracking … and give clean energy a chance.” The ad illustrates and describes how cement in wells at such […]

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Sustainable Fuel Made Out of Air and Water

December 10, 2012

It sounds like magic but it’s actually based on sound science. A British start-up called Air Fuel Synthesis is developing a technology to make gasoline using renewable energy to capture carbon dioxide and water from the air. It then electrolyzes the water to make hydrogen and reacts the carbon dioxide and hydrogen together to make […]

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