CleanTechnica Archive

28 Nov 2015

All Nations Meet In Paris To Make Hope, Not War

The rest of the world has come along farther and faster on the subject of climate change than the United States, it appears. US nitpickers and politickers stand out from doubters of almost all others on earth
27 Nov 2015

Top 10 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week (Autowende, Solar Panel Production Lifetimes…)

It’s that time. If you missed an of these, check out the 10 most popular stories published on CleanTechnica in the past 7 days. The Autowende Is Here: Electric Cars Are The Next Trillion Dollar Industry (via Medium/Fastned) When Do
27 Nov 2015

Latin America Solar Is Booming, But Mexico Solar May Shine Brightest

Mexico solar has so far underperformed compared to other Latin America markets, but GTM Research forecasts the country’s solar market will soon grow twice as fast as the entire region Latin America Solar Is Booming, But Mexico
27 Nov 2015

$100 Million Investment Announced For Nigeria’s First Utility-Scale Solar Power Project

Nigeria’s solar power ambitions have received a major boost as two global companies have come together to invest $ 100 million in the country’s first utility-scale solar power project. Project developer Access Infra and asset management company Quaint
27 Nov 2015

Thank You To Everyone, & Especially Mr Bob

As happens every year, when I think about Thanksgiving, I feel overwhelmed with thanks for the great writers, commenters, sharers, and “stealthier” readers who make CleanTechnica what it is. I feel very lucky to be on this boat, and
26 Nov 2015

CO2 Emissions Growth Almost Stalled In 2014

Global CO2 emissions growth almost stalled in 2014, slowing to only 0.5% growth compared to 2013, according to new figures released this week. A new report published by PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and the European Commission’s Joint
26 Nov 2015

South Australia Commits To Zero Net Emissions By 2050

Originally published on RenewEconomy by Sophie Vorrath South Australia has committed to a new target of zero net emissions by 2050, the state’s Premier, Jay Weatherill, has revealed. The announcement was made on Wednesday, following the release
26 Nov 2015

EnergySage Named As First Air Quality Champion By American Lung Association

Having healthy lungs is not simply a matter of just not smoking, as even a nonsmoker living in an area with high air pollution and poor local air quality can have negative health impacts just by breathing
26 Nov 2015

Green Building Demand Doubles Every Three Years

Originally published on Green Building Elements. By Dawn Killough According to a recent report, soon to be released by Dodge Data & Analytics, green building continues to double every three years, with strongest acceleration in emerging economies, and
25 Nov 2015

When 12 MPG Is An Achievement

The good folks over at shared some SuperTruck goodness that’s just too good to pass up. Not sure what a SuperTruck is? Well, that’s a great place to start. The Energy Department kicked off an initiative