Cost of solar power could come down by as much as half by 2030

KIC InnoEnergy, the innovation engine for Europe’s energy industry has published a report revealing the role innovation could play in reducing the costs of producing electricity from the sun, by as much as half of their current levels, by 2030.

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Earth has a fever

Earth’s average temperature has risen over 1º F in the past century. It is projected to rise an additional 3º to 10º over the next 100 years. Data from Nasa’s global network of satellites, airborne missions and surface monitoring systems

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Planetary boundaries

By 2015, we reached or crossed the boundary between safe operating levels and dangerous conditions in five planetary trends: biodiversità, phosphorus cicle, nitrogen cycle, climate change and land use.   Source: New climate for peace Date: April 2016 Watch the

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ACP urges physicians to step up climate change fight

Climate change will have devastating consequences for public and individual health unless aggressive, global action is taken now to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the American College of Physicians (ACP) says in a new policy paper published in Annals of Internal

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Germany introduces electric car subsidy, but excludes Tesla

Germany ‘s target of one million electric cars on its roads by 2020 stands no chance of being met, but Wednesday’s news the government agreed to contribute 50% to a 1.2 billion euro ($1.4 billion) subsidy fund, should mean their

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Japan’s new energy rules could make it a paradise for renewables

Japan is a weird place. But not for any of the reasons you’re thinking. I’m talking in terms of energy, because among industrialized, consumer-ized, electronically-driven nations, Japan probably has the world’s worst portfolio of homegrown energy resources – it’s the

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