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Climate Change Comes To American Heartland

March 19th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Floods are devastating large parts of the Midwest, due in part to changes in local weather patterns created by a warming planet, yet many still do not understand the distinction between weather and climate.


sonnen — the utility of the future? (CleanTechnica Interview)

August 5th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Highly regarded battery storage firm sonnen was one of the big winners of the 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize, winning in the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) category. I interviewed sonnen CEO and co-founder Christoph Ostermann in January just after the company won the prize. It was a fun interview because of how futuristic sonnen's vision is and also because of Mr Ostermann's clear propensity for fun


Plunger-Protected Bike Lanes #Winning

July 27th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

In many cities, concern for bicycle infrastructure is improving. (That's in spite of distressing political moves to eliminate healthful, people-friendly, air-friendly transportation options such as bicycling.) In other cities, it is more difficult to change those settings due to to the car-centric mindset of the residents and policymakers there. However, promoting change with inexpensive, innovative barriers has helped a few cities to shift toward two-wheeled, pedal-powered transport. Here are two examples of such an approach, followed by an explanation


Keystone XL Bill Passes Senate

January 29th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert

The bitterly controversial Keystone XL pipeline bill has just come one step closer to becoming law. The Republican-led US Senate passed [&hellip



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