News tagged with gigawatt

Solar goes Hyper in the U.S.

As the U.S. government continues to heap billions in subsidies to the world's wealthiest coal and oil companies, the solar industry has been struggling to make it in the United States. This is sad for many reasons, not the ...

Feb 21, 2011 3.8 / 5 (9) 25

Energy use in the media cloud

The increased availability and access of broadband around the world has meant a rise in global demand for online media services and this could have implications for a society that is living within environmental ...

Dec 03, 2010 3 / 5 (2) 1 | with audio podcast

Nuclear expansion in China

As the world's most populous country and fastest growing major economy, it's no surprise that China needs energy - lots of energy. Its thirst for oil has been a major driver for the dramatic increase in crude ...

Nov 08, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 0

Is global warming unstoppable?

In a provocative new study, a University of Utah scientist argues that rising carbon dioxide emissions - the major cause of global warming - cannot be stabilized unless the world's economy collapses or society builds the ...

Nov 23, 2009 3.6 / 5 (56) 82