Large-scale solar is nearly the same cost as other fuels in world’s three biggest markets

July 30, 2015 by  
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If you remember anything from your first economics class, it probably has something to do with supply and demand. The more abundant a product, the lower the price drops. In the case of rapidly growing technologies like solar power , a plummeting price tag means an increase in demand, illustrating the economic principles perfectly. Large scale solar – the avenues that bring sun energy to utility company grids – has seen such substantial advancements recently that solar energy is now at near wholesale price parity with other sources of grid power in the three biggest markets on earth. According to industry experts, things could heat up even more in the future of solar power. Read the rest of Large-scale solar is nearly the same cost as other fuels in world’s three biggest markets

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The UK’s largest earth sculpture is a gigantic horse leaping across the land

July 30, 2015 by  
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China’s Climate Change Initiatives Are Leaving the US in the Dust

August 5, 2013 by  
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While US lawmakers continue to debate whether climate change even exists , sweeping climate change reforms are starting to emerge from a surprising source—the People’s Republic of China. From massive investments in clean energy to sweeping environmental legislation, China undertook swift action in the wake of this year’s record-breaking smog . And these actions provide a clear message: the rest of the world isn’t willing to keep waiting for the US to lead the charge against global warming. Read the rest of China’s Climate Change Initiatives Are Leaving the US in the Dust Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Carbon Tax , china , China air quality , china pollution regulations , Climate Change , emissions trading        

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China Responsible for Almost Half of All Global Coal Consumption, Reports EIA

January 30, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock As over 30 million residents of Beijing experience record breaking levels of hazardous smog , the U.S. Energy Information Agency’s latest figures find that China currently accounts for almost half of all the global coal consumption ; totaling 325 million tons in 2011 alone.. The EIA ‘s report explains that coal consumption in China grew more than 9 percent in 2011, accounting for 87 percent of the global increase in coal use that year. Read the rest of China Responsible for Almost Half of All Global Coal Consumption, Reports EIA Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Beijing air pollution , China air pollution , China air quality , China carbon footprint , china coal , China fossil fuels , coal energy , coal pollution , environmental destruction , global coal consumption , greenhouse emissions , greenhouse gas emissions coal , U.S. Energy Information Agency

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Ferrer Arquitectos’ PITA & Tecnova Buildings Promote Sustainable Business in Almeria, Spain

January 30, 2013 by  
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BP to Pay $4 Billion, Plead Guilty to Manslaughter as Deepwater Horizon Settlement is Finalized

January 30, 2013 by  
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A federal judge has approved an agreement for BP PLC to plead guilty for manslaughter and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster . The oil giant could end up paying billions more for the environmental destruction that followed the 2010 catastrophe , which caused more than 200 million gallons of crude oil to spew into the Gulf of Mexico causing massive harm to marine animals, birds and sea life while and polluting the shorelines of several states. Read the rest of BP to Pay $4 Billion, Plead Guilty to Manslaughter as Deepwater Horizon Settlement is Finalized Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bp oil spill , BP oil spill penalty , deepwater horizon oil spill , environmental destruction , Gulf Coast oil pollution , gulf of mexico disaster , national fish and wildlife foundation , offshore oil drilling , oil drilling , oil pollution , oil spill , U.S. Justice Department oil spill , U.S. National Academy of Sciences

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