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Wind & Solar Substantially Cheaper Than Nuclear In UK

Published on March 4th, 2015 | by Giles Parkinson

Originally published on RenewEconomy. The first renewable energy auction held in the UK under its new “contract for difference” pricing mechanism has pulled the rug from underneath the nuclear advocate argument that it is the cheapest ... Read More


Climate Change

Timeline of events prior to the 2011 Syrian uprising (pnas.org)

Syria & Climate Change: Unrest Is Mutual

Published on March 3rd, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert

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For the first time, research has conclusively demonstrated the link between climate change and human conflict. Colin P. Kelley, now of the University of California, Santa Barbara, and formerly of Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, where ... Read More


Cars

Video: The Tesla P85D Launch Event In Norway

The Tesla P85D Launch Event In Norway (Video)

Published on March 3rd, 2015 | by Christopher DeMorro

If there is one country in the world that has truly embraced electric cars as a national initiative, it’s Norway. The small Scandinavian nation isn’t just 100% renewably powered, it also has the highest percentage of ... Read More


Buildings

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Solar Decathlon 2015: Missouri S&T Builds Solar Nest (Video)

Published on March 3rd, 2015 | by Amber Archangel

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) team started its home design for the Solar Decathlon 2015 with ideas to build a sustainable home that can be expanded as the family grows. The Nest Home is constructed using repurposed shipping ... Read More


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