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Ever since the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig blowout in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, we have become sharply aware of the hazards of extracting fossil fuels from the earth. This danger presents itself not merely on oil rigs but on pipelines and in processing plants with disturbing regularity ... keep reading
Carbon dioxide might be getting close to the infamous 400 parts per million (ppm) but here at Mosaic we’re finding hope in what we’re calling the 800 investors per million. That’s the number of people who have invested in our largest solar project ever, a 487 kW ... keep reading
Late last week members of the Brown Divest Coal campaign were invited to attend the Brown University Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday May 23rd to discuss coal divestment. In March, the endowment oversight committee recommended the Board of Trustees divest the University’s endowment from the country’s 15 ... keep reading
The solar energy market is constantly shifting and there is no doubt about that. Photovoltaic (PV) energy was once considered expensive and inefficient but that is no longer the case. Advancements in solar technology are constantly improving (at an exponential rate) but the real industry focus seems to be on ... keep reading
Prince Charles has attacked climate change sceptics and the "international association of corporate lobbyists" for preventing progress on tackling environment issues. In a speech on tropical forest science yesterday at St James' Palace in London, Prince Charles called for businesses to take more action on environmental issues and stressed that ... keep reading
Climate change could destroy more than half of the habitats of most plants and a third of animals by 2080 unless we take steps to limite greenhouse gases. The study was released the journal Nature Climate Change. The study’s authors looked at 50,000 common species. They found that ... keep reading
Head down South in the UK and you will find a tiny corner of Plymouth called Bickleigh Down, the place where the first ever eco village will be built! Developers have received planning permission to build 91 properties on the seven acre site comprising of three, four and five bedroom ... keep reading
The Government is putting Auckland's popular and pristine west coast beaches at risk of an oil spill from dangerous deep sea drilling, the Green Party said today. "The upper West coast of the North Island is postcard New Zealand. It is where Kiwis go to swim, fish and holiday ... keep reading
Write a regular column on sustainability and it’s natural to discuss climate change facts and issues from time to time. Do it often enough and the climate change deniers will be happy to tell you what they think. Letters to the editor “rebuttals” can offer some wacky stuff, but ... keep reading
Great men, like great epochs, are explosive material in whom tremendous energy has been accumulated; their prerequisite has always been historically and physiologically, that a protracted assembling, accumulating, economizing and preserving has preceded them – that there has been no explosion for a long time - Nietzsche. Scientific breakthroughs often follow a ... keep reading
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