Watch the year’s biggest climate stories in 2 minutes

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biggest climate stories in 2 minutes

A year of extreme weather, climate denial, and some hope.   This was a big year for climate stories, good and bad. In June, the Obama administration took its biggest step yet in the fight against global warming by introducing regulations to limit greenhouse gases from existing power plants. And while there was plenty of… Read more »

Energy Recovery Offers Savings to Gas Industry

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In early December 2014, Energy Recovery (ERII: Nasdaq) staged an analyst and investor event in New York City principally to introduce its most recent technology innovation, VorTeq. The product is a hydraulic fracturing solution for the gas industry. Unlike its other products, the VorTeq is a colossal apparatus requiring a semi-tractor to transport it into… Read more »

Solar Impulse 2 Airplane

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Solar Impulse 2 Airplane

Enjoy the first video fully shot with GoPro. Si2 first took to the skies in June, soaring across Switzerland and getting its first view of the Alps. The aircraft has now flown 21 times; with pilots seeking out the sun wherever possible at 8,500m. Co-Founders & Pilots André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard are both confident… Read more »

In Chicago, Ban says aviation body’s work vital to UN efforts on health, security, climate change

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The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) helps the United Nations address some of the most pressing issues on the global agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today during a ceremony in Chicago celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Chicago Convention. “In 2014, we are facing new threats that never could have been imagined when ICAO was… Read more »

EON split boosts Germany’s push into renewable energy

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Alternative Renawable Energy

EON’s plan to spin off its fossil-fuel plants marks a watershed moment in Germany’s renewables push that will likely bolster the country’s already leading position in green energy. EON’s announcement is the culmination of a push to wind, solar and other alternative energy forms that the German government began 14 years ago with subsidies to… Read more »