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January 29, 2015, No comments

An interesting and potentially very exciting project was unveiled today at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. It combines biofuels and aquaculture to produce a combination of food and fuel in the […]

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Solar Impulse Inspires as it Blazes New Frontiers

January 27, 2015, No comments

As if there wasn’t enough to see here already at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the area was blessed with the appearance of a rare migrating bir ...

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A Visit to Shams-1: Abu Dhabi’s Unique Solar CSP Hybrid Power Plant

January 22, 2015, 1 Comment

One of the first questions I asked upon arriving in Abu Dhabi, a very modern city in a very oil-rich country, with a very progressive stance towards r ...

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Looking Ahead to 2030

January 20, 2015, No comments

Last month I wrote an liquid fluoride thorium reactors (LFTR), a compact and purportedly safer nuclear technology that enjoys a cult-like following, a ...

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    13 Sustainability Trends for 2015
    January 14, 2015, No comments

    2015 will be a critical year for the progression of sustainability movements. As the United States prepares for a Presidential election in 2016, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) [...]

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    Rural India to Get Solar Too
    January 9, 2015, No comments

    Last week I wrote about India’s ambitious plans for Rockefeller Foundation, CSE India, and the Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency. The Rockefeller Foundation has committed $75 million to its Smart [...]

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    Toyota Makes the Leap Into Fuel Cell Cars
    December 30, 2014, No comments

    Now that just about every carmaker has one or more electric models available, with considerable refinements coming out every year, charging stations are becoming more common, and battery technology continues [...]

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    Denmark Announces100% Renewable Goal
    November 21, 2014, No comments

    Denmark has just one-upped its status as the most cutting edge sustainable country in the world. They have committed to a goal of Kurt Kornbluth, director of the Program for [...]