Blogs Energy

Wind Power Has its Limits, But It’s Not the Sky

  • Published: Sep 9th, 2012

Could existence of wind turbines slow the planet’s winds to the point where they couldn’t generate any more energy?

Image of the Day: Denmark’s Pioneer Perspective on Wind

  • Published: Sep 2nd, 2012

Denmark already holds the world record for electricity consumed that comes from wind and still has plans for more.

Image of the Day: Super Smart Car, a Breath of Fresh Air

  • Published: Aug 19th, 2012

Airpods are vehicles producing zero pollution and zip around at 40 mph through the magic of compressed air.

Hold Your Rejoicing About Those Falling CO2 Emissions

  • Published: Aug 17th, 2012

U.S. carbon emissions have plummeted lately, but that hardly means the planet is no longer in trouble.

Lost in Watergate’s Wake: Nixon’s Green Legacy

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2012

Richard Nixon, who resigned 38 years ago today, was a champion of protecting the environment.

Image of the Day: Grab Your Shades for This Sunny Shot

  • Published: Aug 3rd, 2012

Given it’s essentially a hydrogen bomb exploding for more than four billion years, the Sun is remarkably stable.

Heat and Drought Pose Risks for Nuclear Power Plants

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2012

Nuclear power plants face an emerging threat from climate change because of temperature restrictions.

Image of the Day: Prisoners Produce Power with Bicycles

  • Published: Jul 15th, 2012

A new program in Brazilian jails is allowing prisoners to produce renewable energy used to power street lamps.