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OUR TAKE: Supergrid — Bring It On

A barrage of news images of downed electrical towers and power lines from recent climate related hurricanes and tornados are a bleak reminder that our

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Our Take: Getting to Net Zero

The global energy transition needs to happen fast, but the consequences for countries dependent on oil exports for much of their revenue would be catastrophic. 

Nuclear Energy – Where Are We Today?

Nuclear energy has long been touted as the ultimate fuel source, limitless and emission-free. However, the term nuclear energy conflates two very different processes and

CITY TECH BLOG

My Take: Using Our Resources to Survive

Not more than 15 years ago, it was thought by many that drastic changes to our climate was inevitable. Even without the data of earth

Grow a Greener Grid

In August of 2003, a high-voltage power line in northern Ohio brushed against some overgrown trees setting off a series of line failures and overloads

ENERGY

Coal is Dying, and So Are We

Coal is a dead man walking, but it’s taking too long to die. As the dirtiest of fossil fuels, coal is one of the main

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Sustainable Design of Buildings

Sustainable design is simply described by environmentalist Paul Hawken as “stabilizing the currently disruptive relationship between earth’s two most complex systems —  human culture and

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Rebuilding the Grid to Adopt Solar and Wind

On August 7, the Climate Institute hosted their weekly discussion featuring Charles Bayless, Co-chairman of the Climate Institute’s Board of Directors. Bayless also chaired the