13 Apr '11, 4pm

A Curmudgeon's View of the Energy Challenge: An environmental professor believes that simple tools for energy co...

Associated Press Pondering the legacy of America’s outsize vehicles: a Hummer and Cadillac dealership. One of the world’s great minds on issues of energy use, food production and the connection between them is a fellow named Vaclav Smil , of the University of Manitoba. Bill Gates reads him. He is No. 49 on Foreign Policy magazine’s list of the top 100 global thinkers. He is often a curmudgeon, but our editorial colleague Andrew Revkin recently pitted him against the environmental advocate Lester Brown on questions of future food supply, with Dr. Smil playing the optimist that time. Anybody with a serious interest in the future of the planet could disappear for many days into Dr. Smil’s astonishing list of publications . A book he wrote called “Enriching the Earth: Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch and the Transformation of World Food Production” is enough to change one’s whole view ...

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Green: A Curmudgeon's View of the Energy Challenge

green.blogs.nytimes.com 13 Apr '11, 8pm

Associated Press Pondering the legacy of America’s outsize vehicles: a Hummer and Cadillac dealership. One of the world’s ...

Recyclebank Launches Green Your Home Challenge

Recyclebank Launches Green Your Home Challenge

earth911.com 14 Apr '11, 6pm

Recyclebank, a company that offers rewards for everyday green actions like recycling, launched its Green Your Home challen...

Common Renewable Energy Myths

Common Renewable Energy Myths

cleantechnica.com 13 Apr '11, 11am

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The Case for the Role of Energy and Sustainabil...

environmentalleader.com 13 Apr '11, 3pm

The UK is signed up to EU targets of 20% of energy from renewables and 10% of transport fuels from biofuels by 2020. Respo...

Energy Options and Polarized Politics - NYTimes...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 12 Apr '11, 4pm

The Bipartisan Policy Center, as its name implies, tries to define a path on issues like energy that can work in a period ...

Mixed Greens: Nissan’s R&D Center Mountain View...

greentechmedia.com 13 Apr '11, 12am

Renautl-Nissan followed Tesla Motors into the electric car market. Soon it will follow it in other ways as well. The Japan...

When it comes to energy consumption, 'homegrown' is not green in the least

When it comes to energy consumption, 'homegrown...

mnn.com 13 Apr '11, 10pm

The study, which aims to “to quantify a previously undocumented component of energy demand in the United States, to unders...

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energystar.gov 11 Apr '11, 2pm

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GE Energy's Cordoba Discusses Energy Efficiency...

environmentalleader.com 15 Apr '11, 6pm

Ricardo Cordoba, GE officer and President of GE Energy for Western Europe and Northern Africa, talks to EUX.TV’s Raymond F...

According to Energy Star, the annual energy bill for a typical single home is approximately $2,200 - #EcoChat ^N

According to Energy Star, the annual energy bil...

energystar.gov 12 Apr '11, 12am

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Like Superman, American University Will Get Its...

renewableenergyworld.com 15 Apr '11, 6pm

More than 2,150 solar photovoltaic panels will be installed by July on six American University buildings resulting in the ...

An Emerging View on Early Land Use

An Emerging View on Early Land Use

realclimate.org 15 Apr '11, 1pm

The evidence in all of these recent papers converges on the same conclusion: the simplifying assumption of constant per-ca...

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energystar.gov 12 Apr '11, 4pm

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A Nobel Prize for Renewable Energy

A Nobel Prize for Renewable Energy

renewableenergyworld.com 12 Apr '11, 5pm

What better way to raise awareness of the issues surrounding depleting oil and global warming, and the role our oil- and c...

Enphase Energy Announces Sneak Preview Roadshow Tour: Enphase Energy, the market leader in solar microinverters...

Enphase Energy Announces Sneak Preview Roadshow...

renewableenergyworld.com 14 Apr '11, 5pm

“One of the best methods for installers to become familiar with our microinverter system is to get hands-on experience wit...