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Solar Impulse -- the Future Is No Longer What It Used to be

Marco Morosini | Posted 06.02.2015 | Science
Marco Morosini

Some icons outlive their origins. A new icon surges these days: the silhouette of Solar Impulse, the immense and majestic aircraft on its way for the first round-the-world solar tour in twelve legs.

Climate Change Conundrum

Badr Jafar | Posted 09.18.2013 | Green
Badr Jafar

Existing government energy and emissions policies are often based on misconceptions that lead to ineffective or even counterproductive outcomes. The contradictions in policy belie the poverty of analysis and overabundance of ideology that have gone into crafting them.

Fault Lines in the Desert

Carl Pope | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

These people love their landscape, stark and sear though it is. Their environmentalism is local. But their role as a major oil producer and their impact is global.

Abu Dhabi's Clean, Green City

Posted 01.25.2012 | Green

By EarthTechling's Lauren Craig: The company responsible for the "city in the desert" is partnering with the most renewable-energy focused country ...

Masdar Visionary Tells The Untold Story

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 03.24.2012 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Ziad Tassabehji has always been an entrepreneur at heart. Born in Lebanon and now living in the UK, Ziad started his first Internet company before there was even Internet in Dubai in 1995.

Energy Security Is Fundamental to Global Security

Bill Richardson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green
Bill Richardson

In the midst of this year's "Arab Spring," approximately 149 countries formalized the creation of the International Renewable Energy Agency called IRENA, a relatively new entity designed to accelerate renewable energy adoption.

PHOTOS: A First Look Inside A Carbon-Neutral Eco City

Posted 07.23.2011 | Green

From Inhabitat: It's not every day that one gets a peek into Foster and Partner's carbon-neutral Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, so Inhabitat was thrille...

10 Sustainable Cities

Eva Maddox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eva Maddox

Sustainable cities -- or eco-cities -- cropping up across the globe may hold the answers to the challenges presented by swelling urban populations.

Focus: Should it be on Copenhagen or Calera?

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alexia Parks

Today's most interesting Climate Change conversation may not be taking place in policy discussions in Copenhagen, but at the Power-Gen International conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.