Clean Energy News & Solutions
Clean energy refers to the sourcing of energy from renewable sources.
- KLM, a Dutch airline company, was recently sued by environmentalists for alleged greenwashing — here's what you need to know about the case.
OPEC Announces Oil Production Increase in Response to Russo-Ukrainian WarOPEC is increasing production of oil significantly, in response to the Russo-Ukrainian War.
Washington State Gas Is in Short Supply: Here’s What You Should KnowAlthough the gas shortage is driving up prices everywhere, it's particularly bad in Washington State — the prices are seriously exorbitant.
IKEA Customers Will Soon Be Able to Buy SunPower Solar PanelsSoon, eco-conscious IKEA customers will be able to buy solar panels in the U.S.
Utility Companies Erroneously Blame Renewable Energy for Rolling BlackoutsMajor energy companies are already blaming renewable energy for potential future blackouts — is this just hearsay, or is there truth to any of it?
Wind Turbines Are Being Used to Grow Coral ReefsHow can wind turbines save coral reefs? In addition to being a cheap and clean source of renewable energy, they may foster a healthy growing environment.
California Almost Surpasses Renewable Goals, Using Nearly 100 Percent Clean EnergyAlthough the state of California aimed to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2045, it's already almost completely reliant on eco electricity.
Devastating Heat Wave in India and Pakistan Highlights Need for Clean EnergyWhat is the reason for this heat wave in India and Pakistan? As you could probably imagine, the climate crisis and global heating are at play here.
An Electric Car Doesn't Have to Come With a Huge Price Tag — Here Are the Best Affordable OptionsAre you looking to upgrade to an electric vehicle? There are more affordable options than you might realize. Here are some of the best from 2022.
Biden Controversially Invests $6 Billion to Keep Nuclear Power Plants OpenThe Biden administration has just allocated $6 billion to save nuclear power plants nationwide, touting it as a green energy alternative.
Tunisia Oil Tanker Sinks With 1,000 Tons of Fuel on BoardAn oil tanker in Tunisia sank about 7 miles off the coast, while carrying about 1,000 tons of oil — here's what's happening.
Stanford University Now Fully Runs on Renewable Solar EnergyStanford University officially transferred to 100 percent renewable solar energy, after a second plant started operating.
5 Eco-Friendly Rechargeable Batteries That Will Power a Sustainable LifestyleWhat are the best eco-friendly rechargeable batteries? If you are looking to make a change, here are some great options to choose from.
This Biomass Company Is Converting Invasive Weeds Into Clean EnergyCan invasive weeds be used to create biomass, and therefore, clean energy? An Australian biomass manufacturer is working on making it happen.
Will Renewable Energy Take Over With Russian Oil Ban? What We KnowWith Russia's Ukranian invasion, the U.S. has announced a ban Russian oil imports. Will that lead to an uptick in renewable energy?
Blue Hydrogen Is Billed as an Environmentally-Friendly Energy Source — Is It As Good As It Seems?Policy makers across the world are turning their attention to blue hydrogen. Is blue hydrogen as good as it seems? What are its advantages?
Is Renewable Natural Gas a Viable Fuel Alternative? Here’s What You Need to KnowIs renewable natural gas a viable alternative to non-renewable fuel? Before touting it as the cleanest option, it's important to look at all
California Looks to Ban Seabed Mining Because of How It Affects the EnvironmentWhat is seabed mining? This dangerous means of extracting fuel is still legal in California, though certain cities are looking to ban it for good.
The Environmental Impact of Gas Stoves May Be Much Higher Than We Thought, Study ShowsAre gas stoves bad for the environment? They're featured in many households worldwide, but a new study shows their impact is higher than we thought.
Jakarta Is Sinking — So Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital to a Different CityWhy is Indonesia moving its capital? The southeast Asian country government is moving elsewhere, because the former capital city is sinking.
China’s Methane Cloud Serves as a Daunting Reminder of the Country’s Reliance on CoalA large methane cloud has formed over China's coal producing region, which is releasing an inordinate amount of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
What Is the Ocean Battery? It Could Be Crucial for Renewable Energy StorageWhat is the Ocean Battery? This new piece of technology is designed to store renewable energy under the sea.
Here’s Why Nuclear Energy Isn’t Actually a Safe Renewable ResourceWhat is nuclear energy? The European Union has sparked an international debate after calling nuclear energy a "green" renewable energy resource.
Carbon Capture: What It Is, Why It’s Important for the Environment, and MoreWhat is carbon capture? Many state governments, such as California's, are looking to enforce stricter rules surrounding factories and air pollution.
How Drilling for Lithium in the Salton Sea Is Making For a More Sustainable FutureClean energy companies are currently drilling for white gold, aka lithium, in California's Salton Sea — which is win for environmentalists nationwide.
Cool Roofs: What They Are, How They Conserve Energy, How Much They Cost, and MoreWhat is a cool roof? To save energy, people are installing cool roofs on their homes — but how do they work, and how much do they cost?
The State of California Will Soon Derive Clean Energy From Floating Wind FarmsWhat is a floating wind farm? The state of California will soon be deriving clean energy from the ocean, with incredible offshore floating wind farms.
Congressman Ro Khanna Is Fighting Climate Change and Holding Big Oil AccountableRo Khanna’s popularity and aggressive stance on climate change has many people wondering more about the congressional representative.
Canada Has Officially Banned Coal Shipments From the U.S.Although travel between U.S. and Canada is allowed again, the northernmost North American country is banning coal shipments.
Water Crisis in Iqaluit Possibly Due to Massive Gasoline SpillWhat is causing the Iqaluit water crisis? Those living in Canada’s Nunavut territory are facing a serious shortage due to a possible gasoline spill.
China's Power Outages May Be Caused By Environmental Factors and Coal ShortagesWhat is causing China's power outages? Experts attribute recent outages across the country to various environmental and political factors.
The Line 5 Pipeline May Unfortunately Continue Running for the Long HaulThe Line 5 pipeline sends gasoline from Superior, Wisc., to Sarnia, Ontario — and although it's controversial, it may be here to stay for the long haul.
Years of Human Activity Caused the Latest Gulf of Mexico Oil SpillA massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico surfaced following Hurricane Ida, as a result of the storm as well as years of excavating for oil.
What Are Scope 3 Emissions? Big Business Is Responsible for More Emissions Than You ThinkScope 3 emissions are a serious environmental problem, but how are companies able to mitigate the damage they’ve already done?
Leaded Gas Has Been Banned Around the World — but What Does That Mean?After 99 years, officials have finally banned the use of leaded gas in cars worldwide — but what does this mean for the planet?
College Majors for Eco-Conscious Students Looking to Save the Planet After GraduationIf you're planning to save the planet after graduation, consider opting into one of these college majors that relate to the environment.
The Climate Pledge: How the World's Elite Are Promising to Solve the Climate CrisisJeff Bezos and others are stepping up and taking The Climate Pledge, but what does this promise actual guarantee for the planet?
These Climate Change Technologies Will Be Key in Slashing EmissionsNew climate change tech is changing has the potential of lowering global emissions, but is it too little, too late?
More Homeowners and Car Owners Alike Are Getting Solar Carports — Should You?What are solar carports? More and more homeowners and car owners alike are getting them installed on their properties as a renewable energy source.
Solar Panels Can Increase Your Home's Value By ThousandsSolar panels have been shown to add value to your home, but there are a couple catches that go along with them.
China's Solar Panel Space Station Will Be Useful — But Is It Dangerous?Some believe China's solar panel space station could endanger life on planet Earth — before you panic, here's what you need to know about it.
These Solar Panel Companies Manufacture in the U.S., So You Can Power Your Home SustainablySolar technology has come a long way in recent years and many U.S. manufacturers are leading the way in terms of energy efficiency.
These 6 Green Heating Methods Will Keep Your Home Nice and ToastyThese six environmentally-friendly heating options will simultaneously lower both your utility bills and your environmental impact at the same time.
Do Solar Panels Collect Energy When the Sun Isn't Out?Solar panels are perhaps the most successful form of renewable energy for the home, but do they work on cloudy days?
What Is Regenerative Braking? Here’s Why It’s So Important to EV DriversThere are many things that set electric vehicles apart from driving a standard gas car, but regenerative braking is one of the greatest EV features.
How Lake Oroville's Tanking Water Levels Have Halted Hydropower GenerationAmid one of California's worst droughts in history, Lake Oroville's water levels have hit an all-time low, halting hydropower generation.
Clever Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer Without ElectricityThese clever methods will help you beat the heat and cool down a room without using a lot of electricity.
Which Form of Cryptocurrency Is the Most Eco-Friendly?Cryptocurrency isn't known for being eco-friendly, per se, but some companies are looking to change that — here's what you should know.
New Study Shows Men in Sweden Have a Higher Environmental Impact Than WomenA new study from Sweden shows that men tend to contribute higher climate emissions than women do on an annual basis.
What to Know About the Now-Canceled Byhalia Connection PipelineEarlier this month, Mississippi residents celebrated the cancellation of the Byhalia Connection Pipeline — here's what you should know about its history.