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Clean Tech News & Views Link Drop

Some clean tech news and views from around that we didn’t cover this week: Caltech Researchers Create Highly Absorbing, Flexible Solar Cells with Silicon Wire Arrays Using arrays of long, thin silicon wires embedded in a polymer substrate, a team of scientists from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has … [continued]

$550 Billion in Fossil Fuel Subsidies

  A new report out by the International Energy Agency (IEA) makes it clear that if we just stopped subsidizing the fossil fuel industry (or, at least, subsidized it a lot less) we could significantly cut climate change pollution.   The report found that the global fossil fuel industry receives … [continued]

Oil Disaster Could Clean Up Climate Bill

Today, a Republican Senator joined with Democrats representing coastal states threatened by the massive oil spill in voicing continued alarms over including off-shore drilling in a climate and energy bill. As new reports reveal that the oil spill is now five times worse than estimated: “We need to move heaven … [continued]

Fox News’ Link to Saudi Kingpin

As a short sequel to “Climate Skeptics’ Leading Scientist Funded by Dirty Energy“, this is a brief look at the close connection between Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal (ok, not Kingpin, but close) and Fox News, one of the leading media outlets in the world regularly promoting climate denier and … [continued]