Clean Energy News & Solutions
Clean energy refers to the sourcing of energy from renewable sources.
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Forget the Landfill! Your Waste Coffee Grounds Can Make Concrete 30 Percent Strongerour waste coffee grounds end up in landfills. RMIT researchers have figured out a way to turn waste coffee grounds into sustainable concrete.
"Hurricane-Proof" Home Designs Are Sustainable and Sturdy — Here's How They WorkDo "hurricane-proof" homes really exist? Several architectural companies are taking on natural disasters and sustainability with their designs.
Green Hydrogen: What It Is, How It Stacks up Against Blue Hydrogen, and MoreWhat is green hydrogen? It may be a trendy new sustainable fuel, but how does it match up against blue hydrogen? Here's what to know.
7 Facts You Didn’t Know About Wind EnergyHow much do you know about wind power? Windmills and wind turbines may seem like simple machines, but these facts about them are sure to surprise you.
Yes, Coal Has Its Advantages — but Can It Play a Role in a Zero-Emissions Future?There are advantages to coal that renewable energy sources are working to equal or replace. What are the main benefits of using coal?
Load Shedding in South Africa Is an Energy Crisis You Might Not Know AboutLoad Shedding in South Africa is an enormous energy crisis — here's what to know about the situation.
Are There Any Negatives of Solar Panels? Be Aware of These Solar Energy LimitationsBefore going solar, know the pros and the cons of this option. These 7 disadvantages of solar energy might mean delaying solar panels.
Debunking Claims Around the Diesel Shortage — Here's What to KnowFalse claims about an extreme diesel shortage sent people in a panic in late 2022. Here are the facts around the diesel shortage.
The Only Helium Storage Facility Is Being Sold — Amidst a Global Helium ShortageHelium, a nonrenewable element found when extracting natural gas, is running out. Here's what you need to know about the shortage.
Navigating Flaws in the Electric Vehicle TransitionThere's an inconvenient truth about electric cars. Despite all of their benefits, there are important flaws with EVs.
Deep Well Injection Technology: Can It Cause Earthquakes?Deep well injection has been common practice for storing liquid wastes for decades, but there are concerns about serious environmental issues.
How to Keep Your Solar Panels Clean to Improve Their PerformanceLearning how to clean solar your solar panels can be a money-saver. Here are some tips for cleaning solar panels safely and effectively.
What to Know About Fukushima’s Exclusion Zone and Nuclear MutationsThe Fukushima exclusion zone is the result of a nuclear disaster in 2011. Keep reading to learn more about nuclear mutations and the earthquake that started it all.
Is the U.S. Banning Gas Stoves? New York Set to Ban Them in 2026Is a nationwide ban on natural gas stoves in the cards?
Germany No Longer Uses Nuclear Energy, After Closing Its Last Three PlantsGermany no longer uses nuclear energy after closing its last three plants, which is a major clean energy win.
Nuclear Power Isn't As Clean As It the Industry Makes It SeemNuclear energy causes pollution — but in a different way than other energy sources.
Are There Giant Catfish Swimming Around the Cooling Ponds of Chernobyl?A study on the fish of Chernobyl, including the giant Wels catfish, offers another clue in understanding the long-term effects of radiation exposure.
Lamborghini Phased Out Gas-Only Cars — And Released Its First HybridLamborghini has discontinued its gas-only cars and just released its first hybrid vehicle, .
Iceland Is Using Geothermal Energy to Heat up the CountryIceland is using geothermal energy to heat up the country in a way that's safe for the environment, and uses resources already available to do it.
From Abandoned to Acclaimed: How Chernobyl's Dogs are Becoming Key Players in Nuclear ResearchDiscover how the dogs of Chernobyl are revolutionizing our understanding of radiation exposure in this shocking and informative article!
Does the Chernobyl Mutant Spider Exist — or Is It Just an Urban Legend?Is the Chernobyl mutant spider just an urban legend, or is radiation exposure at the Chernobyl nuclear plant causing mutations in insects?
Here’s the Main Difference Between Windmills and Wind TurbinesAlthough it may seem like windmills and wind turbines are the same, they actually have some key differences in how they work.
Could Reflecting the Sun Away From Earth Reduce Global Warming? What to Know About Solar Radiation ManagementThe UN had experts conduct more research on a somewhat controversial method of reducing global heating, called solar radiation management, solar radiation modification or solar geoengineering.
Chevron’s Latest Greenwashing Scandal Labeled a Cancerous Fuel Alternative as “Biofuel”Although biofuel is generally a greener alternative to gas or oil, Chevron's latest scandal involves labeling a cancer-causing fuel as "biofuel."
The Real Cost of Charging an Electric Car — Is It Cheaper Than Gas?For electric cars, the cost of charging largely depends on the model of the car and charging station; however, there is a trend: it’s cheaper than gas.
‘Never Have I Ever’ Actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Shows off Her Swanky New Polestar EV‘Never Have I Ever’ actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan took to Instagram yesterday to show off her new Polestar EV — here's what to know about the car.
Swapping Oil Wells for Geothermal Energy Storage: What Are the Pros and Cons?Oil has been considered the planet's leading energy source for decades, but oil wells are now being converted to geothermal energy storage. What are the pros and cons?
Niagara Falls Tunnel Tours Open to the Public, Beneath Old Hydroelectric Power PlantA tunnel under Niagara Falls is now part of the tour experience at this world wonder.
EPA Tackles Pollution by Tightening Truck Emission RestrictionsThe EPA has restricted truck emissions in an effort to lower air pollution.
With Wind Droughts, Comes No Wind PowerThe wind is a renewable energy source, but it fails to remain constant.
Rechargeable Light Bulbs Are Helpful in a Pinch — Especially Around the HolidaysRechargeable light bulbs are a newer way to be more eco-friendly while also helping you out in a pinch, should you lose power unexpectedly.
Edison Light Bulbs Are Phasing Out — But Why? They’re Inefficient.The original light bulb is being replaced by a new LED vintage bulb, however, are these really the most economic and sustainable option?
EPA Proposes Adding More Biofuel to Gasoline — Here’s What That Will MeanWhat is biofuel? Although it's often touted as a clean energy resource, it certainly isn't as clean as transitioning to an electric vehicle.
Can You Get Free Solar Panels From the U.S. Government? There Are IncentivesCan you get free solar panels from the government? Here's the truth behind that question and what you need to know to qualify for the panels.
Possible Nuclear Accident at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia Power Plant — What We KnowUkraine's Zaporizhzhia power plant may have sustained a nuclear accident, after ongoing bombings have taken place in the area due to the ongoing war.
2023 Toyota Prius: Details, When and Where to Get It, and More on the New Hybrid ModelWhen will the 2023 Toyota Prius be available? The Japanese car company released details on its newest model from its popular line of hybrids.
Mexico’s New Climate Goals Involve Doubling Its Renewable Energy CapacityDuring COP27, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard met with climate envoy John Kerry to discuss Mexico's renewable energy goals.
California’s Proposed Solar Tariff Incentivizes Low-Income Households to TransitionWhat is the point of California's proposed solar tariff? The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will benefit low income families.
Europe’s Goal to Transition to Renewables Seems to Be Waning — Is That the Case?Is Europe giving up on renewable energy? The fracking banned was lifted in the U.K., and wind farm sales have declined drastically.
Biden’s Windfall Tax Would Take a Necessary Stance Against Fossil Fuel CompaniesWhat is Biden's windfall tax? The POTUS announced that fossil fuel companies could face a serious tax if they don't lower fuel prices sooner rather than later.
India’s First Solar-Powered Village Provides Thousands of Residents With Renewable EnergyWhile U.S. policymakers struggle to transition communities to renewable energy, the Indian village of Modhera is now entirely solar-powered.
Is Natural Gas Really Any Better Than Coal?Natural gas emits about half as much carbon dioxide per energy unit as coal.
Russian Nord Stream Pipelines Destroyed: Environmental Impact, Who’s to Blame, and MoreRussia's Nord Stream pipelines were destroyed, through what's being speculated as foul play. And though no gas was flowing, it's now leaking methane.
U.K. Lifts Fracking Ban to Temporarily — and Irresponsibly — Solve the Energy CrisisIn an irresponsible, temporary attempt to mitigate the ongoing energy crisis, the U.K. has lifted its fracking ban.
Hawaii Inches Closer to 100 Percent Clean Energy After Closing Its Last Coal Power PlantHawaiian environmentalists are celebrating an incredibly milestone, as the last coal power plant in the Aloha State officially prepares to close.
Instead of Batteries or Chargers, These Watches Are Powered by the SunWhether you rely on a watch to tell time, for working out, or for simply a stylish accessory, these solar-powered watches are great options.
How to Get Free Energy-Saving Windows For Your HouseIf you want to make your home more eco-friendly but don't know where to start, why not begin with free energy-saving windows? Here's the scoop to get them.
The Willow Project’s Looming Approval Would Violate Biden’s Climate PromisesWhat is the Willow project? Though the Biden administration had pledged to quit fossil fuels, an Alaskan drilling project is on its way to approval.
The Environmental Implications of Falling Gas PricesAlthough gas prices surged, thanks to the Russian-Ukraine war, they are now falling once again, implying the demand has drastically decreased.