Luck May Be Changing for California High Speed Rail


Source: Planetizen 28 July 2014
Luck May Be Changing for California High Speed Rail

The new state budget based on cap-and-trade revenue for High Speed Rail is sparking inquiries from private investors

Double digit growth drives wind industry forward to 12.5% increase in installed capacity


Source: The Climate Group 28 July 2014
Double digit growth drives wind industry forward to 12.5% increase in installed capacity

Worldwide the wind industry continues to expand, with 35 GW added in 2013 alone, new research from the Worldwatch Institute reveals.

The Optimized Energy Value Chain


Source: IBM 28 July 2014
The Optimized Energy Value Chain

Meeting the challenges of the smart grid requires optimized and coordinated solutions...

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Quinone-based batteries could reduce need for metals, but project costs are high


Source: SmartGridNews 28 July 2014
Quinone-based batteries could reduce need for metals, but project costs are high

The stationary energy storage market needs lower battery costs to reach a market of $6.5 billion in 2020

Here's What Utilities Really Think About Microgrids


Source: The Energy Collective 28 July 2014
Here's What Utilities Really Think About Microgrids

Despite a surge of interest, microgrid development in the U.S. has been one giant R&D experiment

EU Commission Proposes 30% Energy Savings Goal for 2030


Source: The Climate Group 28 July 2014 Featured
EU Commission Proposes 30% Energy Savings Goal for 2030

The European Commission has agreed an increased 30% energy efficiency target for 2030

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Change In Antarctic Sea Ice Trend Not So Extreme, Study Finds


Source: The Energy Collective 28 July 2014 Featured
Change In Antarctic Sea Ice Trend Not So Extreme, Study Finds

A new study finds that the change in the trend of Antarctic sea ice growth over time is “not as extreme as the published literature indicates"

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Atox Bio raises $23 million to fund flesh-eating bacteria treatment


Source: Reuters 28 July 2014
Atox Bio raises $23 million to fund flesh-eating bacteria treatment

Israel-based Atox Bio, a developer of therapeutics for severe infections, said on Thursday it has raised $23 million

Malaria is the leading killer in Central African Republic: aid group


Source: Reuters 28 July 2014
Malaria is the leading killer in Central African Republic: aid group

A key medical aid group warned on Thursday that malaria was the leading killer in the impoverished landlocked country

The IBM Start Summit 2012


Source: IBM 28 July 2014
The IBM Start Summit 2012

This year's IBM Start Summit 2012 focused on Sustainable Infrastructure. The aim was to take four real infrastructure issues from...

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Paracetamol no better than placebo for low back pain, study finds


Source: Reuters 28 July 2014
Paracetamol no better than placebo for low back pain, study finds

Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition

Johnson & Johnson partners with Organovo to consider 3D-printing living tissue


Source: Planetizen 28 July 2014 Featured
Johnson & Johnson partners with Organovo to consider 3D-printing living tissue

The partnership centers around using bioprinted tissue to discover new drugs. The announcement comes ahead of Organovo’s commercial launch

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The Ocean Cleanup


Source: The Ocean Cleanup 28 July 2014
The Ocean Cleanup

On June 3rd, 19-year-old Boyan Slat unveiled the results of the feasibility study, proving that we can likely clean our oceans.

Barack Obama and Xi Jinping to attend major Ban Ki-moon climate summit


Source: The Guardian 28 July 2014 Featured
Barack Obama and Xi Jinping to attend major Ban Ki-moon climate summit

US and Chinese heads of state on 'very long list' of leaders confirmed for New York meeting to build momentum for global emissions deal...

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Why nurses are the new auto workers


Source: The Economist 27 July 2014
Why nurses are the new auto workers

CAR manufacturing was the defining industry of the 20th century. In the 21st it is health care. Health spending comprised 17% of America’s GDP...

The inconvenient truth in the push to scrap the renewable energy target


Source: The Guardian 27 July 2014
The inconvenient truth in the push to scrap the renewable energy target

When it comes to the Abbott government’s determination to scrap or wind back the renewable energy target (RET), numbers don’t always count...

Every car on roads to be low carbon by 2050, says Transport Minister at LowCVP Annual Conference


Source: FleetWorld 27 July 2014
Every car on roads to be low carbon by 2050, says Transport Minister at LowCVP Annual Conference

By 2050, every car on UK roads will be low carbon. That’s the conclusion of Baroness Kramer at the recent Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP)...

Mindfulness: has it been hijacked by business or can it change lives?


Source: The Guardian 26 July 2014
Mindfulness: has it been hijacked by business or can it change lives?

Just a few years ago, being invited to a company-sponsored meditation session would have raised eyebrows in most workplaces...

Greenpeace staff call on top executive to quit for commuting by plane


Source: The Guardian 26 July 2014
Greenpeace staff call on top executive to quit for commuting by plane

Over 40 Greenpeace staff have called on one of the organisation's top executives to quit because of the damage caused by the revelation that...

Obama and Xi Jinping confirm attendance at UN climate summit


Source: The Climate Group 26 July 2014
Obama and Xi Jinping confirm attendance at UN climate summit

NEW YORK: US President Barack Obama and China President Xi Jinping have officially confirmed they will be attending the UN Climate Summit...

Tesla revs up UK presence with Heathrow service centre


Source: BusinessGreen 25 July 2014 Featured
Tesla revs up UK presence with Heathrow service centre

Tesla has opened its second UK store and service centre as the electric car pioneer looks to expand its footprint across the country...

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