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Renewable energy provides 6.5 million jobs globally

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The number of people working in the renewable energy industry grew by 14 percent to 6.5 With 6.5 million people globally. million jobs.

Solar energy powered the 2014 World Cup final

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For the first time, the FIFA World Cup final in Brazil yesterday was powered by the sun. It’s also the first solar power plant in Pernambuco

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Renewables 2014 Global Status Report Highlights Another Year of Impressive Renewable Energy Growth

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Worldwatch Institute researchers contribute to leading global study on renewable energy development Washington, D.C.

Renewable energy overtakes nuclear and becomes Scotland's top power source

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According to newly released statistics from the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, renewable energy sources produced 32 percent of Scotland''s electricity in the first half of 2014 – beating both nuclear power, which used to be Scotland''s main source of electricity, and fossil fuels. Scotland produced 10.3

Unsubsidised renewables now cheaper than subsidised fossil fuels- Australia.


A study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) in Australia has discovered that renewable energy is cheaper to produce than the old conventional fossil fuel sources, and that is without the subsidies. However even without a carbon price (the most efficient way to reduce economy-wide

10 Reasons to be Encouraged We Made Real Environmental Progress in 2014

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2014 was a year of significant progress for the environment. Here are our ten good outcomes from 2014 that really encourage me: 1.

Mark Ruffalo Urges Businesses to Go 100 Percent Renewable


Actor and environmentalist Mark Ruffalo took to his Twitter to urge businesses to go one hundred percent renewable.

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Global CO2 emissions flatlined in 2014 while the economy grew

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New data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) shows that global CO2 emissions stalled at about 32 billion tonnes in 2014, the same number as in 2013. In 2014, however, the global economy expanded by 3%. This remarkable change is most likely due to an increase in more sustainable and renewable energy sources.

Europe installed twice as much wind energy capacity in 2014 as coal and gas combined

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In fact, Europe closed down and retired more coal and gas capacity than they commissioned in 2014. The wind energy capacity increased by 3.8

Using renewable materials instead of man-made ones

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Renewable materials, predominately, are those given to us by Nature in a number of ways, though most of them grow in one way or another be this cotton, linen, hemp, etc., Wool is another renewable cloth material as it grown on the back of sheep and other such animals and the shearing does not harm the animal.

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IRENA says: it’s not too late to turn to renewables

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The good news is that renewable energy provides a viable and affordable solution to address climate change today,” Mr. Amin added.

Desmond Tutu: “climate change is our global enemy”

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Energy Lifestyle Climate Change UN Climate Summit 2014 People are extraordinarily resilient. The Earth has proven pretty resilient, too.

Israeli Parliament Plans to be Solar Secure by 2014

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In part, this can be attributed to a legislative environment that has favored fossil fuels – at whatever environmental and social cost.

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MENA must push – NOW! – for 100% renewable energy

Green Prophet

Dynamic change is taking place in the global energy sector, with renewable energy becoming mainstream in many countries, including MENA nations.

Blowing Horn harvests wind energy with a multi-rotor turbine

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8 Practical Ways to Use Solar Energy

Hug a Tree with Me

It is renewable, cleaner and low maintenance, also, using solar energy can save you money on your energy bill.

Turning words into energy at ‘Powering the Middle East’ in Jordan

Green Prophet

And since quality is better than quantity, some of the most important businesses involved in the Middle East’s renewables industry will be there.

Is Anaerobic Digestion the Future of Renewable Energy?

Green (Living) Review

With renewable energy sources becoming more popular, could anaerobic digestion offer a viable solution to reducing energy costs?

First pics of Israel’s greenest building – Porter School of Environmental Studies

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Even the mayor came out to inaugurate Tel Aviv’s living laboratory and environmental sciences showcase on May 21, 2014.

An Easy Way to Go Green this Winter.

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Crazy invasive jewelry harvests energy from the human body

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Pupfish: Conserving a Mojave Desert Survivor

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The latest threat comes from what some might consider an unlikely source: renewable energy projects. Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish. Photo: U.S.

K.A. CARE and Masdar show sound leadership with new cooperation framework

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This particularly holds true that the renewable energy has commercially proven its feasibility.”.

Ketura Sun solar park deployed an army of robots to clean their panels in Israel

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What Holds Israeli Renewable Energy Back?

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Susan Kraemer | February 23rd, 2011 | 11 Comments | Email this Share How is Israel ever going to meet its 10% renewable goal? It’s KW.

Solar Roadways: energy-generating roads that light up at night

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Cities clean tech global warming LED renewable energy Solar Roadways Related: collecting energy from roadways with Innowattech.

Which world are we trying to sustain?

Green (Living) Review

The notion of perpetual economic growth is a false one that will destroy the very Planet that we depend on for our survival and cannot be sustained on a finite Planet whose non-renewable resources have almost been depleted in their entirety. We have to learn to think differently and act differently. Hello! Is anyone home? Are we all stupid?

Polar Vortex ? Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

Putting a price on carbon would also incentivize people to use energy more prudently and accelerate a transition to renewable energy sources.

Turkey subsidizes solar donkeys so shepherds can use laptops

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Green Tech and Gadgets clean tech renewable energy solar And the government is helping them get there. Solar power serves both purposes.” .

Graphene nanotechnology makes desalination 100 times more efficient

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Under a microscope, this material looks like a mesh net with holes as small as one hundred nanometer. The material was invented by Lockheed engineer.

Say No to ALEC Darling Glenn Vaad for PUC Commissioner.

Elephant Journal

Utility interests threaten future of renewable energy in Colorado via Public Utility Commission (PUC) Appointment of Glenn Vaad.

Boeing likes ‘green diesel’ as sustainable jet fuel

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Collapsible woven refugee shelters powered by the sun

Green Prophet

” It also comes with some fundamental amenities required by modern people, including water and renewable electricity.

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Coal, Oil, and Gas Spent $2 Million on Oregon Politics in 2014

Sightline Daily

Direct Donations In the 2014 election cycle, fossil fuel interests spent $868,769 on donations to candidates for public office.

Renewable energy and traditional baking cooperation in Palestine

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Erella Dunayevsky bats a red balloon at a little girl, who chases it giggling. It could be any grandmother and grandchild playing together.

California Strives For 33 Percent Energy From Renewables By 2020

Eco Friendly Daily

Currently, the state is attempting to meet their goal of twenty percent of their energy requirements through renewable energy by 2011.

Desert plants fed with saltwater produce amazing new biofuel for Boeing and Etihad

Green Prophet

In 2012, the world’s airlines transported three billion people, emitting 689 million tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere. The U.A.E.

NOMADD robots clean Saudi solar panels without using a drop of water

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Pistachios could power an entire new “eco-city” in Turkey

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The firm estimates that up to 60 percent of the region could be powered by renewables. Image of pistachio tree /  Shutterstock.

Dubai’s MENASOL conference unites solar energy in the Middle East

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