Publication: EarthTechling

First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Is Elon Musk the Greatest CEO of the Modern Era?

Ok, before I start let me make a full disclosure. My new Tesla was delivered today. Yes I know it’s a car for the 1 percent, and my modest green initiative of buying an electric vehicle won’t exactly save biosphere. And indeed, I am indebted to Elon Musk, ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Climate Change Offers Unprecedented Opportunities for Economic Growth

Calling it a “false dilemma,” former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, speaking as chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, disputed the idea that the world economy must suffer in order to fight climate change . He said that, on the ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Mount Everest Sustainable and Who Pays the Price?

The Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest is perhaps the most well-known and notoriously dangerous glacial feature on the planet. In a fresh post on the Glacier Hub blog , The Earth Institute ’s Ben Orlove, writing with anthropologist Pasang Yangjee Sherpa ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Students Study Renewable Energy on Denmark’s Island of Samso

Thirteen students, two graduate students and two faculty members from College of the Atlantic (COA) are in Europe for two weeks, studying ways to bring energy independence and cost reductions to Maine islands.All 21 wind turbines on Island Samso produce ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Support Clean Technology! Vote Today.

EarthTechling has applied for a small business grant through the “Mission Main Street Grants” program from Chase. It’s a new grant program focused on helping grow small businesses in a variety of categories. And…if you didn’t know already…we’re a small ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Capitalism vs. The Climate: Stephen Colbert Talks To Naomi Klein

Author Naomi Klein, who just released her new book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate , was Stephen Colbert ‘s guest on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report last night, explaining to the straight-man host why capitalism might be good for ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Solar and Wind Outshine Fossil Fuels

A major U.S. investment bank’s latest analysis shows that even without subsidies, wind and solar energy are on track to be competitive with fossil-fuel and nuclear power sources in the U.S.Investment firm Lazard says some renewable technologies such as ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Desmond Tutu: It’s Time to ‘Move Beyond the Fossil Fuel Era’

This weekend, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a long-time advocate for the environment , released a powerful video urging the world leaders in New York City for the UN Climate Summit to “move beyond the fossil fuel era.”[embedded content]The Nobel Prize-winning ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Global Impacts of Germany’s Renewable Energy Transformation

The New York Times has finally broken away from the old narrative that renewable power is simply too expensive to be really competitive, with a ground-breaking if incomplete piece on the global and spreading impacts of the German energiewende  (energy ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Climate Change – Can We Help? [infographic]

Great infographic from EarthTechling reader  Dario Bonin , a certified master inspector at Canadian Residential Inspection Services in Calgary, Canada. Good information on what we can all do to help reduce waste and make our homes, and our lives, more ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Schools Go Solar

The report card is in, and thousands of U.S. schools are bringing home straight A’s for going solar .In a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind study released today, America’s K-12 schools have shown explosive growth in their use of solar energy over the last ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Companies Warn Investors: Climate Change Threatens Their Bottom Line

Nothing makes a business stand at attention more quickly than a potential threat to its bottom line.ThinkProgress has a report today on big food companies that are at least thinking about the effects climate change could have on their business models. ... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 18 2014]

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Is Elon Musk the Greatest CEO of the Modern Era? [Published EarthTechling - Sep 30 2014]
Climate Change Offers Unprecedented Opportuniti... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 29 2014]
Mount Everest Sustainable and Who Pays the Price? [Published EarthTechling - Sep 26 2014]
Students Study Renewable Energy on Denmark’s Is... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 25 2014]
Support Clean Technology! Vote Today. [Published EarthTechling - Sep 25 2014]
Capitalism vs. The Climate: Stephen Colbert Tal... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 24 2014]
Solar and Wind Outshine Fossil Fuels [Published EarthTechling - Sep 23 2014]
Desmond Tutu: It’s Time to ‘Move Beyond the Fos... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 22 2014]
Global Impacts of Germany’s Renewable Energy Tr... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 20 2014]
Climate Change – Can We Help? [infographic] [Published EarthTechling - Sep 19 2014]
U.S. Schools Go Solar [Published EarthTechling - Sep 19 2014]
Companies Warn Investors: Climate Change Threat... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 18 2014]
Electric Vehicles Charge Ahead on College Campuses [Published EarthTechling - Sep 16 2014]
Don’t scrap diesels. Encourage drivers to switc... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 15 2014]
Largest Public Transit Systems in the U.S. [Published EarthTechling - Sep 12 2014]
California Electric Car Boom Accounts For 40 Pe... [Published EarthTechling - Sep 11 2014]
Beijing’s first Global Cleantech Summit [Published EarthTechling - Sep 03 2014]
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