Posts Tagged ‘renewable energy’

The Quest for a Circular Economy

Quest for a circular economy

A Circular Economy The Industrial Revolution brought the human race a bevy of advancements, but unfortunately it also brought about an increase of water and air pollution, a dependence on fossil fuels, and the depletion of natural resources. As greater awareness of the consequences of our environmentally hazardous economy spreads, a call for a more…

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Carbon Dioxide Removal: Will These Methods Work?

4 Methods For Removing Carbon Dioxide From the Atmosphere

4 Methods for Carbon Dioxide Removal At the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris this past November, a goal was set to limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius which is a significant step in the fight against climate change. To achieve this goal, all countries have committed to taking active efforts to reduce…

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3 U.S. Cities Going All In On Renewable Energy

3 U.S. Cities Going All In On Renewable Energy - Renergy

Major municipalities around the United States are riding the green wave by adopting smart and bold renewable energy models. From coast to coast, the pioneering cities are nixing air-polluting fossil fuels and replacing them with 100 percent clean, natural resources. Currently, the total number is a lucky 13 cities – we can’t wait to see…

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Green Energy in 2016

Green Energy: What to Expect in 2016 - renergy.com

Increased awareness and worldwide governmental policy commitments made 2015 a good year for green energy. The New Year holds even more potential thanks to a handful of promising investments and developments on the horizon. A Focus on Waste to Energy: In its 2015 Sustainability Report, Waste Management Inc. laid out plans for renewed emphasis on…

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5 Airlines Flying With Biogas

5 Airlines Flying With Biogas - Renergy

The jet fuel that’s used by major airlines isn’t just a pollutant; it’s also the companies’ biggest expense. To cut back on carbon emissions and budget, these five airlines are turning to sustainable biogas. United Airlines: Following a $30 million investment – the largest of its kind so far by a domestic airline – United…

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Renewable Energy Breathes New Life into Buffalo, N.Y. Economy

Renewable Energy Is Breathing New Life into Buffalo, N.Y. Economy - Renergy

Buffalo lost approximately a third of its population of 20- to 40-year-olds over the past 40 years and with that decrease came a hard hit to its economy. But a growing renewable energy industry is helping rebuild its community, spurring a serious rebound for New York’s Queen City. According to a recent article from The…

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5 Companies Making Big-Time Renewable Energy Investments

5 Companies Making Big-Time Renewable Energy Investments - Renergy

When large companies set a precedent, it’s more likely that other businesses will follow suit. That’s why it’s so important that some of the world’s largest organizations – like Google, Amazon and even Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway – are committing serious dollars to renewable energy projects that will power a cleaner, brighter future. Google: The…

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Cool Things Being Powered by Renewable Energy

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photo provided by: BluIz60 / Shutterstock.com   It was estimated that in 2013, about 22 percent of the world’s energy came from clean, renewable sources. It’s a great lead, but only just the beginning. From cars to countries and even waste management systems, the potential of renewable energy for powering the globe is seemingly endless.…

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How Renewable Energy Creates Economic Opportunity for the U.S.

How Renewable Energy Creates Economic Opportunity for the U.S.

It’s no secret that renewable energy goes a long way to combat climate change by reducing carbon dioxide emissions. There’s a huge environmental benefit, but renewable energy also affords economic advantages. Last month the International Renewable Energy Agency reported that the industry employs 7.7 million people worldwide – here’s how it’s improving the economy right…

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3 Renewable Energy Projects To Watch

3 Renewable Energy Projects To Watch

New developments that push the world away from fossil fuels and toward a future powered by renewable energy seem to break ground every day. As global policies continue to promote renewables and put a price on carbon, they’ll inspire more innovative ventures. For now, here are three renewable energy projects to follow today. Rhode Island’s…

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