Tagged Environment

Solar-powered microbes to feed the world?

An international research team has shown that using solar-panels to produce microbial protein — which is rich not just in proteins but also in other nutrients — is more sustainable, efficient and environmentally friendly than growing conventional crops. This method uses solar energy, land, nutrients, and carbon dioxide from the air. Read Full Article Here…

Environment group sues over Keith Pitt grants to Beetaloo gas projects

By Michael Mazengarb Environment group launches legal challenge to Beetaloo gas grants, arguing resources minister Keith Pitt failed to consider risks of climate change. The post Environment group sues over Keith Pitt grants to Beetaloo gas projects appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind project begins environmental impact study

By WPED Staff The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) gave the approval to prepare an Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for Kitty Hawk North, the first offshore project within the company’s Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area (WEA). “Kitty Hawk can transform the energy mix of Virginia and North Carolina while delivering a triple-win for…

Four ways to put EVs on our roads today

By johnmiles By Jim Madej, CEO, Franklin Energy If the clean energy industry has shown us anything the past few years, it’s that it’s booming and ready to power our economy long into the future. The price declines in solar, wind, and battery storage have shown that renewables are available, economical, and growing. However, what’s…

Whistleblowers in Shell Pipeline Say “Bad Seeds” Ruin Safety

By Jane Marsh The emissions generated by petrochemical companies increase ecological degradation. Eco-consumers vote with their dollars, hoping to decrease environmental harm. Though other companies adopt sustainable practices, the big dogs of oil and gas continuously place profit above conservation.The power dynamic behind the economy encourages companies to increase their protection against.. Click headline for…

CTE Wins Grant to Complete Largest Commercial Deployment of Class 8 Fuel Cell Electric Trucks in North America – Center for Transportation and the Environment

By Charley Rattan Atlanta, GA – The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) was recently awarded a grant to support the deployment of 30 Hyundai XCIENT Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks (FCET) in northern California. The grant is partially funded by California Climate Investments and was awarded by the California Air Resources…

Former AWEA group to merge with Energy Storage Association

By WPED Staff The boards of directors of the American Clean Power Association (ACP) and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) have voted to pursue a merger of the two trade associations to combine their staff, programs, and members. ACP launched in 2021 as a new trade association unifying the wind, solar, storage and transmission…

Tennessee State Parks, Rivian Partner on EV Charging Stations

By Blagojce Krivevski The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced today it is partnering with electric vehicle automaker and automotive technology company Rivian to install Rivian Waypoint EV charging stations at Tennessee State Parks. The goal is to have charging stations available at all 56 state parks systemwide, depending on the availability of…

US Climate Policy: A Nation at War with Itself (Infrastructure)

By Joel Stronberg URGENCY is the message of today and every day until the US finally has the policies in place and acted upon that will lead it to a sustainable environment and economy. IntroductionThe US is fifteen months away from the 2022 midterm elections. If history repeats itself, as it often does, the Democrats…

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