Many have heard about how cow farts and manure decomposition both produce harmful methane gas, which contributes to global warming pollution. What is less known, though, is that farms can convert cow manure into renewable biogas, which can power aspects of the farm and prevent that methane from …
Articles: Renewable Energy (2008)
...there were some major developments this week at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that are critically important to solar and renewable energy.
Residents of Boulder, Colorado recently scored another huge victory in their pursuit of clean, publicly-owned energy. On November fifth, Measure 310, which was funded by energy giant Xcel and would have effectively halted progress on the project, was resoundingly struck down by voters.
But what if there was a way to not only keep food waste out of landfills but actually create something valuable out of what otherwise produces only methane and contaminated soil? There is, and the technology has been around for decades.
A week after the most powerful “super typhoon” ever recorded pummeled the Philippines...and three weeks after the northern Chinese city of Harbin suffered a devastating “airpocalypse,"...government leaders beware!
Renewable energy sources like wind and solar have made big leaps in the last few years, with installation prices falling and demand increasing. But we’re still miles away from where we need to be.
You know that when energy in agriculture is discussed, the paradigm is energy production in the form of biofuels. But the idea of biofuels manufactured from agricultural products is monumentally wrong.
As Rob Hopkins explained to a small NYC audience, the Transition movement is increasingly focused on local economic development. Reports on localizing food production, energy conservation and renewable energy capacity set out next steps toward a new green economy.
Can renewables really replace fossil fuels? If so, are we willing to do what’s necessary to get there?
No matter who’s right in the peak oil debates, there has always been easily enough oil and gas, combined with coal, to wreck the climate and bring down civilisation.