Genetically engineered trees that can be more easily processed into biofuels and/or paper than normal trees have now been created by researchers at the University of British Columbia.
The new development should help to cut down on costs and/or the use of toxic chemicals in the paper and biofuel industries -- thereby helping to reduce the
Originally published on Sefaira.
By Carl Sterner
The Myth of the Green Premium
Conventional wisdom holds that high-performance buildings cost more than their inefficient counterparts — therefore only green-minded clients, or those with a long-term stake in a building, would be interested in pursuing performance goals.
But what if the “green premium” is a myth? What if high performance
Originally published on Renew Economy.
We’ve seen and published many dramatic graphs about the fall in solar, such as this one tracing the fall over the past 30 years and this from Citigroup, but the following graph from investment bank Sanford Bernstein is quite stunning – not just for its simplicity but because it draws attention to the potential
Originally published on 1Sun4All.
After more than six months in Lorient, France, the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar sailed to Boulogne-sur-Mer, located south of Calais, for the first stop in her 2014 campaign. Invited as the guest of honour at the 23rd Festival des Images de Mer (Festival of Sea Images), the largest solar boat in the world will remain moored at the Gambetta
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