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Disney’s Epcot Center & Tesla: A Second Encounter

March 29th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

TeslaMondo reported from Disney’s Epcot Center and found a blatant General Motors influence throughout. Has anyone been to the Epcot Center this year? Is the EV display still the same? Still showing a moldy ol’ Chevy Volt

Pvilion Is Working Toward Solar Everything

March 29th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Brooklyn-based solar company Pvilion is leading the charge to put solar everywhere. Their projects range from building covers to small consumer items. “We’re looking at solar as a building material that can be used in a lot of different contexts,” says CEO Colin Touhey.

Changing Weather Patterns Are Trapping Pollution Over Chinese Cities

March 29th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

While emissions are decreasing in China, the winter haze is not improving “because of a very rapid change in the high polar regions where sea ice is decreasing and snowfall is increasing,” said Yuhang Wang, a professor of earth and atmospheric sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and author of the research. “This perturbation keeps cold air from getting into the eastern parts of China, where it would flush out the air pollution.”

Cognitive Science Offers Tools To Rebuff Climate Deniers

March 29th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Cognitive science offers tools for fighting back against the barrage of inaccuracies coming from the Trump administration. Scholars lay out the best weapons for winning a war of ideas. Here is why human brains are so bad at separating what is real from what is not — and how to combat climate denial

Ohio Wind Energy Promised Power, Light, & Knowledge, But No More

March 28th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Superintendent Ken Amstutz dreamed of propelling his rural Ohio school district into a high-tech future with nearly a million dollars in annual revenue from a single wind farm set to go online this year. That was until the state legislature blocked wind development across Ohio, halting construction of the Long Prairie Wind Farm and leaving Amstutz’s district in financial limbo

Australian Rooftop Solar Installs Are Up 43% In 2017

March 28th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

A summer of record high temperatures, heat waves and unplanned electricity outages appears to have put a rocket under the Australian rooftop solar market in 2017, with installations at end of February nearly 50 per cent up on the same time last year.

How EPA Data Keeps Citizens Safe

March 27th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

You might have heard about “data rescue” events happening around the country over the last several weeks. Librarians, data scientists, archivists, coders, and other volunteers are coming together to download and archive federal datasets. But why?

We Can’t Wait To Take Climate Action. Here’s Why

March 26th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

When it comes to our changing climate, if we fail to reduce the fossil fuel emissions that are trapping the sun’s heat and warming our world, we will soon cross a threshold – and there will be no turning back. It’s just that simple.

More Than Ever, We Need A Strong EPA

March 26th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

With the EPA’s essential work under serious threat, we thought the time was right to revisit the landmark EPA achievements that have kept our drinking water clean and our air safe to breathe.

Here Are 4 Million Solar Panels, As Seen From Space

March 8th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

On the Tibetan Plateau in eastern China, 4 million solar panels silently soak up the sun as part of the Longyangxia Dam Solar Park. It’s the largest solar farm in the world, spreading over 10 square miles of the high desert landscape.

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