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Jul 04, 2015

Energy Politics

Solving the energy crisis is going to take a lot of social action combined with government support. Rising energy costs are finally starting to force global leaders to research alternatives and provide the funding to make changes. Issues like global warming are becoming mainstream reality and causing worldwide concerns about pollution and consumption. Hopefully our civilization will agree to put in the effort needed to save our planet. The articles on this page discuss the politics of renewable energy and change.

France Passes Green Rooftop Law

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France keeps making green headlines lately… the Eiffel Tower’s wind turbines, the tree-shaped wind turbines being installed in Paris, and now an exciting new law that is sure to have

Google Biodome: New Headquarters to Blend with Environment

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Today Google announced their exciting proposal to redevelop four sites in Mountain View, California. Designed by Bjarke Ingels at BIG and Thomas Heatherwick at Heatherwick Studio, the new headquarters will

Brooklyn Bridge Park: Greenest Destination in New York City

Brooklyn Bridge Park: Greenest Destination in New York City

New York City’s Brooklyn Bridge Park is getting even greener with the addition of a solar powered electric vehicle (EV) charging station – the first of its kind in

Solar Power Towers coming to California

Solar Power Towers coming to California

The United States of America will now produce clear power that can light up as many as 11000 to 277500 homes in the country. The Sectary of Interior Ken

Increase Renewable Energy Sources – Generate More Jobs

Increase Renewable Energy Sources – Generate More Jobs

This has been the slogan that GE, one of the leading power suppliers and energy delivery technology pioneers, propagated all through the ‘Capture the Wind’ tour across US. GE

Coal Emissions from U.S. Could Stop in 20 Years

Coal Emissions from U.S. Could Stop in 20 Years

Pushker Kharecha and his colleagues believe that we should follow some practical methods to do away with coal and conventional fossil fuel emissions. We all know that use of

Renewable Energy ‘Supergrid’ coming to Europe

Renewable Energy ‘Supergrid’ coming to Europe

UK’s energy and climate change minister, Lord Hunt shares his opinion, “We recognise that the North Sea has huge resources, we are exploiting those in the UK quite intensively

World Bank to Invest in North African Solar

World Bank to Invest in North African Solar

The World Bank will invest $5.5 billion for North African solar power projects. They have announced that initially World Bank will put in $750 million dollars from the Clean

US Navy plans Green Fleet

US Navy plans Green Fleet

According to the Department of Defense News report, the Defense Department’s total energy costs for fiscal 2006 and 2007 was above $13 billion. In the year 2008, due to

Commercial Flights Approved for Biofuels by 2010

Commercial Flights Approved for Biofuels by 2010

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) wants to reduce its carbon footprints. That’s why they announced their quest to find a biofuel by 2010 for its commercial flights. Paul

Cash Incentives for Solar Energy in California

Cash Incentives for Solar Energy in California

It seems the California Governor is making an all-out effort to encourage people to switch over the renewable source of energy. Assembly Bill 920, authored by Assemblyman Jared Huffman,

Survey: Alternative Energy Sources are Vital for Survival

Survey: Alternative Energy Sources are Vital for Survival

The international image of America is a country that is constantly creating roadblocks in the way of reaching a global agreement on climate change and environmental protection. Americans are

Comprehensive Alternative Energy Events Calendar

Comprehensive Alternative Energy Events Calendar

We recently revamped our events page to include a calendar to help you all keep up with upcoming conferences, shows and workshops that promote energy alternatives and provide networking

Pure Energy Radio Show

Pure Energy Radio Show

Up till now it has been you who looked for information on alternative fuel technologies and ongoing developments in the field of cleaner energy. If you need information

Los Angeles to Stop Using Coal by 2020

Los Angeles to Stop Using Coal by 2020

The mayor of Los Angeles declared that from 2020 onwards Los Angeles will completely eliminate the use of power generated by burning coal and go for alternative energy sources

UNEP To Help Green The Sochi 2014 Olympics

UNEP To Help Green The Sochi 2014 Olympics

We have seen many Olympic Games but didn’t bother to check about the green quotient of the games, till now. What is most talked about is always the performance

Obama Stresses Clean Energy on Earth Day

Obama Stresses Clean Energy on Earth Day

President Barack Obama is known as a staunch supporter of green energy. His stimulus plan has raised new hope for the environmentalists and economists alike. On the occasion of

Alaska Becoming Fertile Ground for Green Power

Alaska Becoming Fertile Ground for Green Power

With its windy coasts, untapped rivers and huge tidal and wave resources, Alaska can quickly become a national leader in producing alternative energy. Although Alaska is the second-largest oil

Obama’s Stimulus Includes Green Investments

Obama’s Stimulus Includes Green Investments

We are experiencing the effects of economic recession remotely or directly. Our political leaders are trying to assuage the situation on several levels. United States House and Senate members

Nevada to Attract Renewable Energy Industry

Nevada to Attract Renewable Energy Industry

As much as possible people are trying to choose clean and green technology for their energy need. They understand the gravity of pollution and its implications in the near

Alternative Energy Investors Optimistic

Alternative Energy Investors Optimistic

Last year many alternative energy investors suffered huge losses when several prominent stocks fell by 70% or more. But they have not lost hope in alternative energy stocks and

Dow Corning Alternative Energy Survey

Dow Corning Alternative Energy Survey

Alternative Energy & Carbon Footprinting: International Survey Reveals Business Attitudes. Companies’ attitudes towards alternative energy and carbon footprinting are revealed in the results of an international research study. The

Future Perspectives for Renewable Energy in India

Future Perspectives for Renewable Energy in India

India is facing an acute energy scarcity which is hampering its industrial growth and economic progress. Setting up of new power plants is inevitably dependent on import of highly

Barack Obama on Renewable Energy

Barack Obama on Renewable Energy

Barack Obama has been elected as the 44th President of the USA and with his election, Solar Integrated Technologies rose by 30% yesterday after increases of 22% by Renewable

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), is a mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol for promoting technology transfer and investment from industrialized countries to the developing world for projects focused on mitigating

African Solar Could Power all of Europe

African Solar Could Power all of Europe

Mediterranean Union was launched by the French President Nicolas Sarkozy in concurrence with the European Union. This new international organization will include sixteen non-EU states from around the Mediterranean

Alternative Energy Leads Green Gold Rush!

Alternative Energy Leads Green Gold Rush!

We all are familiar with the current scenario of the conventional sources of energy. Oil prices are rising and sources of conventional energy are depleting fast. They are not

Poll: Which Candidate is the Greenest?

Poll: Which Candidate is the Greenest?

All three presidential nominees for the upcoming 2008 US elections are promising that they can end America’s addition to oil through the research and development of green energy technologies.

Are Biofuels Marginalizing Rural Women?

Are Biofuels Marginalizing Rural Women?

According to a study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the recent and rapid increase in large-scale liquid biofuel production in third world countries could

Poll: What is Your Favorite Energy Source?

Poll: What is Your Favorite Energy Source?

Our recent polls on biofuels and solar energy have shed some interesting light on the public’s opinion of these energy sources. So far, it looks like a majority people