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What Should Replace the Republican Party?

John C. Wathey | Posted 09.25.2016 | Politics
John C. Wathey

A Party Lobotomized Once the venerable party of Lincoln, the Republicans split off from the Whigs in 1854 to oppose slavery, and for a century sto...

The World Won't Have a Future Without Solar Energy

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 09.16.2016 | Technology
Adeyemi Adetilewa

The sun scorches one half of the world, while the other half freezes to death. There are flurries and snowstorms in countries where they don't belong. Other countries can fry an egg in their driveways - driveways that they should be shovelling by now.

Implications Of The Tesla - SolarCity Deal On The Future of Home Solar

Clayton B. Cornell | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Clayton B. Cornell

"Solar and batteries go together like peanut butter and jelly," said solar, electric car (EV) and space industry entrepreneur, Elon Musk, in a conference call earlier this month.

6 Ways To Walk The Walk As A B Corp

Reeves Clippard | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Reeves Clippard

Sitting on top of a roof one rainy winter day in Seattle, my coworker and I talked about how we would do things differently if we ran our own solar in...

The Chernobyl Region Could Soon Start Generating Power Again

The Huffington Post | Will Tooke | Posted 08.09.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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This Could Become America's Most Eco-Friendly Town

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business

Developers in Florida are building a solar-powered town that would be one of America’s newest sustainable cities, and it could be complete by 2017. ...

Solar Industry Welcomes Coal Workers With Open Arms

Joshua Pearce | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Joshua Pearce

The future of the coal industry is anything but bright, but a new study in the journal Energy Economics offers hope for coal workers for high-quality ...

Helsinki: A Very Smart City

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2016 | Technology
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's not every day one sees a fully-functional smart city, given crumbling urban infrastructure in many countries, so a visit to a metropolitan area that runs well and serves its residents efficiently is a delightful sight for sore eyes.

How Solar Energy Is Changing the World Using New Technologies

Laiza King | Posted 05.23.2016 | Technology
Laiza King

Credit One of the recent technology trends making waves on the globe right now is the significant use of solar energy systems to generate clean, non-...

Get Smart Fast: Solar Power

Elizabeth McCulley Gore | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green
Elizabeth McCulley Gore

Solar power is growing faster than ever in the United States. The price of solar panels has dropped dramatically, by more than 70 percent over the past decade.

Solar Panels, Entrepreneurship, and Building Connections With 100,000 Students

Michael Goldberg | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

When I launched Beyond Silicon Valley two years ago, I didn't think it would be possible to build deep relationships with my online students, especially compared to the meaningful and rich relationships I have with the entrepreneurship students in my traditional face-to-face classroom.

Getting more energy from the sun: how to make better solar cells

The Conversation US | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

Tara P. Dhakal, Binghamton University, State University of New York Global demand for energy is increasing by the hour as developing countries move t...

Ikea Has Bright Idea To Sell Solar Panels In UK Stores

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.27.2016 | Good News

The store that sells every home good under the sun now also sells solar panels. The company announced on Monday that it will sell and install solar pa...

6 Compelling Reasons You Should Go Solar

Charmaine Belonio | Posted 05.03.2016 | Green
Charmaine Belonio

Going solar puts you ahead of the curve. Plus, there's nothing way cooler than powering your entire home using energy from the sun, right?

San Francisco Combats Rising Sea Levels With Solar Panels

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.25.2016 | Impact

San Francisco just took a step toward its ambitious goal of relying solely on renewable energy by 2020 with a law that makes it the first major U.S. c...

Etsy Is Helping Its Sellers Get Solar Panels On Their Homes

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.23.2016 | Business

Etsy has already offered flasks emblazoned with solar panels and canvas prints of photovoltaic equipment. Now the artisanal goods marketplace is help...

The Hidden Green in Earth Day

Charlie Saginaw | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Charlie Saginaw

To me, 'Earth Day in Texas' evokes the mental image of cowboys tending to oil derricks and treehuggers advocating to protect polar ice caps from melting.

Want Solar Panels On Your Roof? Here's What You Need To Know

City Lab | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics

A handy reference for navigating an emerging industry....

A More Powerful Season

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 04.06.2016 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

Spring has come at last to simulated Mars. You might be asking: what does that mean? Are the snows melting? Are soft green blades breaking through the bare, furrowed ground?

Even Basketball Teams Can Score Points Against Climate Change

Vivek Ranadivé | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Vivek Ranadivé

Past precedent would say that building basketball's newest technological epicenter would be costly to the environment, because buildings of this size require massive amounts of energy to build and run. But our fans had a different idea.

Do 3 Brilliantly Wonky Crowdfunded Projects Foretell a Climate Revolution?

This Planet | Posted 03.07.2016 | Green
This Planet

So are innovators in science and energy just too wonky to reach out to the public? Not at all - it's looking like they may be just wonky enough. Here are three successful campaigns, each with its own short video by This Planet.

Light for Life: Rebuilding with Solar Energy in Nepal

Kristin Lau | Posted 02.29.2016 | Impact
Kristin Lau

2.3 billion people worldwide lack access to reliable electricity. In Nepal roughly 80% of the population live in rural mountainous regions that have l...

Community Solar Brings Renewable Energy 'To The Masses'

The Huffington Post | Lynne Peeples | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics

Solar panels aren’t just for Arizonans living in sprawling ranch houses anymore. Homeowners who lack adequate roof space or who enjoy the shade of ...

Forget Paris, forget Basel-Miami Beach. To Experience Art and Climate Change, Visit Hialeah!

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 12.02.2016 | Miami
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Forget the Champs Elysees. If you really want to experience climate change this week, travel west along the banks of the C-6 canal and through the clo...

Planning an Eco-Friendly Home Renovation

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 10.22.2016 | HuffPost Home
Nathaniel Sillin

If you're a homeowner considering options in solar, wind, geothermal or other renewable energy technology, here are a few questions to address before making a decision: