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Archive: Business & Innovation

13 Jan 2015

Could Global Tide Be Starting To Turn Against Fossil Fuels?

by FRED PEARCE
From an oil chill in the financial world to the recent U.S.-China agreement on climate change, recent developments are raising a question that might once have been considered unthinkable: Could this be the beginning of a long, steady decline for the oil and coal industries? READ MORE

08 Jan 2015

How Falling Oil Prices Could Help Stop the Keystone Project

by JACQUES LESLIE
The U.S. Congress is preparing to vote on expediting the Keystone XL pipeline. But plummeting oil prices and opposition to other proposed pipelines for tar sands oil are upending the rationale for this controversial project. READ MORE

11 Dec 2014

Will New Technologies Give Critical Boost to Solar Power?

by CHERYL KATZ
Promising new technologies, including more efficient photovoltaic cells that can harvest energy across the light spectrum, have the potential to dramatically increase solar power generation in the next two decades. But major hurdles remain. READ MORE

24 Nov 2014

Can Green Bonds Bankroll A Clean Energy Revolution?

by MARC GUNTHER
To slow global warming, tens of trillions of dollars will need to be spent in the coming decades on renewable energy projects. Some banks and governments are issuing green bonds to fund this transformation, but major questions remain as to whether this financing tool will play a game-changing role. READ MORE

03 Nov 2014

For Cellulosic Ethanol Makers, The Road Ahead Is Still Uphill

by ERICA GIES
While it has environmental advantages over other forms of ethanol, cellulosic ethanol has proven difficult to produce at commercial scale. Even as new production facilities come online in the U.S., a variety of economic and market realities suggest the new fuel still has big challenges to overcome. READ MORE

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16 Jan 2015: Solar a Better Investment Than Stocks in Most Large U.S. Cities, Study Says

14 Jan 2015: Offshore Wind More Profitable Than Drilling on U.S. East Coast, Report Says

12 Jan 2015: Maasai Group Plans to Sell Biogas Made From Slaughterhouse Waste

22 Dec 2014: A Green Dilemma for the Holidays: Better to Shop Online or In-Store?

05 Dec 2014: U.S. Natural Gas Fracking Boom May Be Shorter Than Predicted, Study Says

26 Nov 2014: Aerodynamic Upgrades to Large Trucks Would Cut Fuel Use Steeply

20 Nov 2014: Real-Time Ocean Acidification Data Now Available for U.S. Pacific Coast

19 Nov 2014: Global Maritime Shipping Traffic Has Grown by 300 Percent Since 1992

14 Nov 2014: New Material Can Trap Powerful Greenhouse Gases Efficiently, Chemists Say

30 Oct 2014: China Is Top Developing Nation for Clean Energy Investment, Analysis Finds


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