Renewable Energy Helps Prevent Climate Catastrophe
This post was produced for the Global Economic Symposium 2013. Read more at http://blog.global-economic-symposium.org/. An exchange of views on how to achieve sustainable growth through the use of renewable energy is underway in a conference room at Atlantic Hotel in Kiel, Germany. The audience is comprised of people young and old, […]
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The Southern Hemisphere’s Largest Solar Plant Gets the (Green) Light
Australia receives the highest amount of solar radiation per square metre of any continent in the world. In fact, the solar radiation falling on less than 1% of the mainland’s surface area could provide for the entire country’s annual energy needs.
Slovakia: Paying unsustainably more for sustainability?
In terms of its technology, I have no worries about Slovakia’s ability to sustain growth when compared to other countries. If the West has been able to achieve its present level of development, then we can reach it too. If Westerners continue to have enough energy to maintain their standard of living, […]
Biogas: The Future for Alternative Energy in South Africa
Following China’s lead, plans to increase the use of biogas, or Anaerobic Digestion, in South Africa could help improve the country’s service delivery and serve as a local solution to the worldwide energy crisis caused by the depletion of fossil fuels. Biogas is both a waste management system and a clean, efficient source of energy. The process involves the breakdown of organic waste in […]
Desalination Plants are Gaining Salience in Australia
Australia is a dry country, yet it boasts 59,736 kilometres of coastline (for a state/territory breakdown of coastal lengths, see the Australian Government’s Geoscience Education web page). While the supply of salt water is seemingly endless, the supply of fresh water is critically insufficient. The situation demands innovative solutions. Acknowledging […]