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How heat can be used to store renewable energy

The effect that fossil fuels are having on the climate emergency is driving an international push to use low-carbon sources of energy...

By Antoine Koen and Pau Farres Antunez 27 Feb 2020

GLOBAL

New report offers solutions to gaping digital gap between Commonwealth countries

A recently released report has revealed the broad digital gap between high and low income Commonwealth countries...

24 Feb 2020

GLOBAL

Abu Dhabi to host 10th World Urban Forum

More than 50 mayors and governors from cities across the world will attend the 10th World Urban Forum (WUF10) in Abu Dhabi from 8-13 February...

24 Jan 2020

UNITED STATES

InvolveSoft helps bring social responsibility to the corporate world

"Corporate" has begun to sound like a dirty word to some people. Stories of corporate irresponsibility and immorality run rampant in the news, and the political spin cycle has been none too kind...

By Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 25 Jun 2019

UNITED STATES

Yale University, UN design super-sustainable eco-housing module

Yale University has teamed up with UN Environment and UN Habitat to design a new super-sustainable eco-housing module...

2 Aug 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 lands in New York

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft flew into New York past the Statue of Liberty completing the US leg on Saturday, 11 June, of a record-breaking bid to circumnavigate the Earth powered only by solar energy...

14 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Four things that you should know about the EPA Clean Power Plan

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on August 3 released the final rule of the EPA Clean Power Plan, regulations that limit carbon dioxide emissions from power plants in the US...

By Richard Woodward 5 Aug 2015

UNITED STATES

Google data centre to rise in former power plant

Google on Wednesday, 24 June, announced it will convert a former coal-burning power plant in Alabama into a data centre using renewable energy...

26 Jun 2015

UNITED STATES

Mondelez International reports good progress against global well-being goals in 2014 Report

Mondelez International published its Call For Well-being 2014 Progress Report...

1 Jun 2015

UNITED STATES

GPS shows Earth's crust is rising

WASHINGTON, USA: Scientists using GPS technology to study the extent of the western US drought said Thursday the water shortage is causing parts of the Earth's crust to rise.

22 Aug 2014

UNITED STATES

Google-backed database steps up fight on deforestation

WASHINGTON, USA: Google, environmentalists and governments have unveiled a state-of-the-art database to track deforestation, hoping to increase levels of law enforcement to prevent it.

21 Feb 2014

UNITED STATES

Ford's solar-powered concept hybrid car

NEW YORK, USA: Ford announced plans for a prototype hybrid car that uses solar energy from a rooftop charger, to reduce petrol consumption without drawing electricity from the national electricity grid.

6 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

Google, KKR to invest US$400m on solar projects

NEW YORK CITY, USA: Internet company Google and investment firm KKR will invest $400m in six solar plants in California and Arizona, the companies said.

18 Nov 2013

UNITED STATES

Apple 'space-ship' campus plan cleared for 'lift-off'

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple's plan to build a verdant new campus crowned with a shimmering flying-saucer shaped headquarters was cleared for 'lift-off' Tuesday, 15 October.

17 Oct 2013

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