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11 new kinds of clouds named in updated International Cloud Atlas (Video)

Cloud-lovers rejoice: the new, updated and digitized version of the Cloud Atlas is coming out, and why this is important for understanding global climate change.

News Roundup for March 23, 2017

Does Donald Trump think he can see the future? 1. The bumble bee is officially an endangered species in the US. Buzz off, extinction. More here. 2. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terror attack in London yesterday. Eight people have been arrested in connection to the atrocity. Show More Summary

Smog-filled Beijing is building a 'green necklace' around the city to curb pollution

34 minutes agoLifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

Beijing's pollution problem is no secret - earlier this year the city even created an environmental police squad in a bid to stop smog. Now, the nearby province of Hebei - which contributes to Beijing's smog with it's heavy industryShow More Summary

Animal Shelter Outcomes Are Improving

There are thousands of animal shelters and rescue organizations around the country dedicated to the welfare of vulnerable dogs and cats. And while each life saved is a victory unto itself, it’s crucial that our work is measured quantitatively as well as qualitatively. Show More Summary

World's biggest river island could be India's first carbon-neutral sector

Pollution has plagued India recently; a 2017 report showed people are more likely to die from air pollution not in China, as might be your first guess, but in India. But one area of the country could receive a breath of fresh air. Majuli,...Show More Summary

Say goodbye to mouldy fruits and vegetables

An Australian researcher has developed a cheap, chemical-free method for treating produce to inhibit mould growth.

NTPC Limited Announces Fresh 750 Megawatt Solar Tender For India’s Largest Solar Park

India’s largest power producer, NTPC Limited, has launched a fresh tender for the country’s largest solar power park. NTPC Limited Announces Fresh 750 Megawatt Solar Tender For India’s Largest Solar Park was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

ACWA Power Commissions Second Phase Of Dubai Solar Project, Adding 200 Megawatts

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority recently announced that the second phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park has been commissioned. ACWA Power Commissions Second Phase Of Dubai Solar Project, Adding 200 Megawatts was...Show More Summary

Tata Power Solar Doubles Its Panel Production Capacity To 400 Megawatts

One of the largest solar panel manufacturers in India has doubled its production capacity to 400 megawatts. Tata Power Solar Doubles Its Panel Production Capacity To 400 Megawatts was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Solar-powered skin could help prosthetics imbue sense of touch

Engineers from the University of Glasgow have developed a synthetic skin that could help amputees regain their sense of touch. Clad in graphene, a form of graphite just one atom thick yet tougher than steel, the "electronic skin" even uses photovoltaic cells to harvest power from the sun. Show More Summary

New Hydropower Capacity Totaled 31.5 Gigawatts In 2016

A total of 31.5 gigawatts of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2016, according to new estimates from the International Hydropower Association. New Hydropower Capacity Totaled 31.5 Gigawatts In 2016 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Total Number Of Coal Plants Plummeting Globally

The global total number of coal-fired power plants under development plummeted in 2016, including a 48% decline in overall pre-construction activity, a 62% decline in new construction starts, and a massive 85% decline in new ChineseShow More Summary

Canadian Solar Feeling Bite Of Falling Solar Prices

Canadian Solar published its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 financial results this week, and despite impressive and record-high shipment figures, the company finished the year well behind on revenue due in part to the massive cost...Show More Summary

World's largest artificial sun switches on in Germany

German scientists are hoping to shine new light on ways to generate environmentally friendly fuels. At the German Aerospace Center (DLR)'s Institute for Solar Research, they have flipped on a system called Synlight, which they describe as the largest artificial sun on the planet. Show More Summary

May We Accelerate You?! Our (Very Specific) Request For Innovations

Our mission is to transform communities through innovation. Every year, we scour the globe in search of entrepreneurs developing creative solutions in energy, water, agriculture, cybersecurity and transportation May We Accelerate You?!...Show More Summary

Google Street View cars are helping scientists spot methane leaks

The Google fleet has been mapping cities around the world for years, making navigation easier for travelers. Now they have an important new responsibility: Google Street View cars will seek out natural gas leaks in urban areas. The data...Show More Summary

Light-filled Compass House prioritizes low maintenance and energy savings

Toronto-based superkül architects designed a vacation home for a family of six transitioning back to Canada after living abroad. Set on the grassy plains of Mulmur, Ontario, the 4,300-square-foot dwelling is a striking all-white building that prioritizes low maintenance, natural light, and energy savings. Show More Summary

Madison, Wisconsin commits to 100% renewable energy

Madison just became the first city in Wisconsin and the largest city in the Midwest to commit to 100 percent clean energy in just the latest example of how President Donald Trump can't stop the renewables revolution. The state capital...Show More Summary

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