Tons of U.S. public land is used for coal mining and drilling for gas. Essentially none is used for solar, wind, and geothermal.
It’s a classic story line in sustainability: dirty tech goes green. We’ve seen coal mines transformed into geothermal energy stores and dirty plants become gorgeous green buildings. Now, for the first time ever, we may see out-of-us... Read Post
Iron ore mines in Brazil, a chromium mine in South Africa, and an open-cast coal mine in Germany's Rhennish mining area -- they're all making use of, or preparing to make use of, renewable energy systems, an emerging trend that coul... Read Post