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May 26, 2017

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May 26, 2017

Fuel from the Air Technology Provides a Path to New Business for OPEC Countries

May 24, 2017 — Pioneering technology makes OPEC countries prime regions to produce synthetic fuels. This could be a key asset in phasing out fossil fuels after the Paris Agreement, while also keeping some of the ... read more

May 18, 2017 — Many elements are required for making the energy system more sustainable. Among them are smart solar storage systems, smartly interconnected energy grids, and electricity-based synthetic fuels ... read more

Public Divides Over Environmental Regulation and Energy Policy

May 16, 2017 — A 54 percent majority of US adults believe that 'government regulations are necessary to encourage businesses and consumers to rely more on renewable energy sources,' while 38 percent ... read more

May 16, 2017 — Scientists have examined how salt domes behave and conclude that the U.S. Department of Energy is justified in extending the life of the Strategic Petroleum ... read more

Pathway for Generating Up to 10 Terawatts of Power from Sunlight by 2030

Apr. 25, 2017 — The annual potential of solar energy far exceeds the world's energy consumption, but the goal of using the sun to provide a significant fraction of global electricity demand is far from being ... read more

Apr. 20, 2017 — The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to the natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists recently found after a six-year study of the impact of the ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — The fossil fuel fight goes on for scientists as they develop a new method for creating reversible hydrogen storage based on methanol, with no carbon emissions, in the last major paper co-authored by ... read more

Climate Change and Risk to Fossil Fuel Industry: Sustainability Train Has Left the Station

Apr. 18, 2017 — New research examines the climate-related risks facing the fossil fuel industry and conclude that the sustainability train has already well and truly left the station -- and is not coming ... read more

Policymakers 'Flying Blind' Into the Future of Work

Apr. 13, 2017 — Will a robot take away my job? Many people ask that question, yet policymakers don't have the kind of information they need to answer it intelligently, say the authors of a new ... read more

Americans Used More Clean Energy in 2016

Apr. 10, 2017 — Americans used more renewable energy in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to the most recent energy flow charts. Overall, energy consumption was nearly ... read more

Apr. 6, 2017 — As clean technology costs continue to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 percent lower than 2015, new UN-backed research ... read more

Renewable Energy Needed to Drive Uptake of Electric Vehicles

Apr. 4, 2017 — Plugging into renewable energy sources outweighs the cost and short driving ranges for consumers intending to buy electric vehicles, according to a new study. In a new article, experts say that ... read more

Apr. 3, 2017 — Billions of pounds of plastic waste are littering the world's oceans. Now, an organic chemist and a sailboat captain report that they are developing a process to reuse certain plastics, ... read more

Mar. 27, 2017 — To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030. While hydropower and fossil fuel power plants are favored approaches in some quarters, a ... read more

Building a Market for Renewable Thermal Technologies

Mar. 24, 2017 — Renewable thermal technologies have significant market potential in the state if supported by appropriate public policy and financing tools, a new analysis ... read more

New Study Calls for US Solar Policy Reform

Mar. 23, 2017 — Researchers suggest reforming US solar policies and encourage closer collaboration between the United States and China on solar energy in a new ... read more

Mar. 20, 2017 — Researchers say global resource governance and sharing of geoscience data is needed to address challenges facing future mineral supply. Specifically of concern are a range of technology minerals, ... read more

Transport Systems Face Disruption by Extreme Weather

Mar. 20, 2017 — Extreme weather conditions due to climate change pose a new threat to aging infrastructure, and authors of a new report, we need to be better ... read more

New Research Urges a Rethink on Global Energy Subsidies

Mar. 13, 2017 — The hidden toll that subsidies for electricity, fossil fuels, and transport have on social welfare, economic growth and technological innovation needs to be exposed through better ... read more

Federal U.S. Agencies Need to Prepare for Greater Quantity, Range of Biotechnology Products

Mar. 9, 2017 — A profusion of biotechnology products is expected over the next five to 10 years, and the number and diversity of new products has the potential to overwhelm the U.S. regulatory system, says a new ... read more

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