News tagged with renewable energy

Experiment makes energy savings a game

Let's face it: We're energy hogs. We want more light, we flip a switch. If we're hot, we crank up the AC, without a second thought on the power grid strain. It's what economists call inelastic demand – the resource is widely ...

Sep 10, 2014
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A spark of new energy in Africa

Grace Wu and Ranjit Deshmukh grow vegetables in their garden, bicycle to school each day, and are rarely seen in clothes more formal than blue jeans and t-shirts. Though they seem to live a quiet life, these ...

Jun 25, 2014
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UN climate panel chair calls for 'enlightenment'

The head of the United Nations scientific panel on climate change urged diplomats and scientists to show "enlightenment" Monday, as they began a weeklong meeting aimed at spelling out in plain terms what ...

Apr 07, 2014
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New tool to assess noise impact on marine mammals

A new desktop tool which will allow offshore renewable energy developers to assess the likely impacts of their projects on marine mammal populations has been developed by scientists at the University of St ...

Aug 22, 2014
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