Government financing and new tax incentives are part of a new plan that President Obama announced today to make buildings more energy efficient. The plan is seen as a way to encourage job growth in addition to reducing energy costs.
A team of U.S. and Swiss scientists have successfully created technology that can turn solar energy to a usable liquid form of fuel. Researchers say that the method used is similar to the way that plants photosynthesize the sun’s energy to create fuel.
The 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference that was held in Copenhagen, Denmark last year set achievable standards for countries around the globe to reduce their carbon emissions and help curb greenhouse gases being released into the atmosphere.
Imagine a world-wide system where the "lit" half of the world is always powering the "dark" half of the world.
In this world everyone has power. No more power shortages, no more roaming power outages, no more need to burn coal (50% of greenhouse gases). Less need for fossil fuels and less dependency upon foreign oil. Much less pollution.
Environmental Writer and Energy Boom Contributor, Stacy Clark, interviews Eric Pooley in Manhattan about his political thriller, The Climate War.