As we reflect on Trump’s renewed commitment to the war in Afghanistan, it’s worth remembering that in many ways it’s not only America’s longest conflict, it’s also our most democratic war. We launched it at a time of historic national...Show More Summary
Representatives from 116 companies around the world, including Elon Musk, renew a call for the UN to ban lethal autonomous weapon systems
BEIJING (AFP) - China on Monday renewed its call for the United States and South Korea to suspend joint military drills as the two nations began annual war games that have infuriated nuclear-armed Pyongyang. [ more › ]
2016 Wind Technologies Market Report Ryan Wiser, Mark Bolinger, et.al., August 2016 (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary Wind power capacity in the United States experienced strong growth in 2016. Show More Summary
Grid operators will scramble when solar panels go dark — a rare trial run for a future in which the nation will be more reliant on renewable energy.
The prickly pear cactus is such a powerful symbol in Mexico that they put it smack in the middle of the national flag. Now scientists have come up with a new use for the bright green plant: producing renewable energy. Instantly recognizable...Show More Summary
Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently sat down with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval for an interview in front of around 30 US governors at the National Governors Association meeting. Musk teased the possibility of 2 or 3 more Tesla Gigafactories in front of the governors — many of whom have auto-manufacturing plants in their states. Show More Summary
Just hours after a key ally expressed its commitment to backing the U.S. in a potential confrontation with North Korea, President Donald Trump on Friday renewed and ramped up threats against the rogue nation, tweeting that military solutions are “locked and loaded should North Korea act unwisely.”...
The wind energy industry reached an important milestone in 2016 when it passed the generating capacity of hydroelectric power for the first time to become the nation’s top renewable generating source. Wind energy’s growth — at least in the next few years — is showing few signs of slowing down, with 142,000 megawatts of new […]
(American Geriatrics Society) With renewed calls for bipartisan collaboration supporting high-quality, person-centered, and affordable health coverage for us all as we age, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has reached out to leaders...Show More Summary
The University of Kansas Cancer Center announced today that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) renewed its national cancer center designation for five years and that Children's Mercy has been formally approved as a cancer center consortium partner
Annual celebration set for Sept. 23 SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (August 3, 2017) – Keep America Fishing, the grassroots advocacy program of the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), renews its sponsorship of National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) for 2017. Show More Summary
The $7.4M CAD renewal of the exhibitions spaces for the Canadian and Indigenous Galleries is the first major transformation at the National Gallery since the building?s inauguration. It represents a radical new approach to the curatorial...Show More Summary
High profile backers of a union at Nissan's Mississippi plant are renewing their support for the United Auto Workers. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez … Click to Continue »
A federal judge in New York ruled last week that the Empire State’s plan to subsidize nuclear power plants “is constitutional” and “of legitimate state concern.” It’s a significant win for the nation’s largest nuclear fleet owner Exelon,...Show More Summary
LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski renewed his promise on Friday to spur a faster economic expansion in the Andean nation, forecasting at least 4 percent growth in 2018 following a year of setbacks that he apologized for not handling better.
(DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory) The US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has confirmed the technical and economic viability of integrating 175 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy into India's grid by 2022.
Researchers say Europeans should make their plans for renewable energy on a regional basis instead of a national basis in order to improve reliability. Variable Wind Energy Problems Due To Poor Planning By European Nations was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
(National Institute of Food and Agriculture ) The USDepartment of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced 34 grants totaling $15.1 million for research on agricultural systems and production...Show More Summary
As an active and idealistic college student, I traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in a national lobby day for young people who wanted to talk with senators and representatives about supporting renewable energy. Thinking back, in 2009, we were well into an economic recession and the job market was weak. Show More Summary