Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Pure Water, Clean Air, a Stable Climate and Healthy Environment

An Interview with Maya K. van Rossum, author of The Green Amendment, The People’s Fight for a Clean, Safe, and Healthy Environment coming out November 1, 2022. She is founder of Green Amendments for the Generations, the Delaware Riverkeeper and Leader of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network

Wing Dam on the Delaware River. […]

Winning Businesses in the News

Matt Desmarais of Energy Catalyst Technologies

G.E.T. Staff

Energy Catalyst Technologies

There is an accelerator for climate technology manufacturing called Scale for ClimateTech. It assists hardware-focused cleantech startup companies’ growth by helping to build teams, users, and relationships with suppliers. By doing these things, it works to transform business […]

Carbon Pricing Is Inevitable

When we do it matters!

Countries with carbon taxes and emissions trading systems (ETS). Source: World Bank, “State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2022”, Washington, DC. Doi: 10.1596/978-1-4648-1895-0. License: Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 3.0 IGO

John Gage

The next major development in human civilization, the transition from fossil fuels to […]

Wind Turbine Technologies Advance with Recyclable Blades

Siemens Gamesa SG-14-222 turbine. (Siemens Gamesa)

George Harvey

The wind turbines that generate electricity for power grids are not small. In fact, they are gigantic. The largest have blades that are a good deal longer than a football field, including end zones. And, of course, they weigh quite a lot. They […]

Are EV Batteries Recyclable?

As electric vehicle (EV) salescontinue to increase, questions about how these cars and their batteries will be disposed of have been top of mind for current owners, future buyers, policymakers, and many experts in the automotive industry.

EVs are a newer technology, and their batteries require different end-of-life processing than gasoline […]

A Growing Interest In Green Hydrogen

Coradia iLint, the first 100% hydrogen operated route. (Alstom image)

George Harvey

There seems always to be a lot of news about “green hydrogen.” It is clearly a big issue. Companies, including oil and gas companies, have committed to enormous spending on the technology. According to one article in Recharge, it […]

Cannabis Farm Lowers Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Maine Solar Solutions installed a 10-panel rooftop solar array on the garage at Upward Organics. This adds to the 15-panel ground-mount solar array installed previously for a total of 9.25kW. (Karen Alterisio)

George Harvey

It was not all that long ago that federal and state laws were pretty unforgiving of those […]

Sundog Solar Makes Sustainable Music at Snow Pond

A solar feat with and a portent of things to come

Micheal Franti Concert at Bowl in the Pines. (Snow Pond)

George Harvey

Snow Pond Center for the Arts is a truly remarkable place. It sits in Sidney, Maine, a town with a population of 4,650, in the central part of […]

Solar Cell Pioneer Wins Millennium Technology Prize

Scientia Professor Martin Green of the UNSW Sydney, Australia receives the 2022 Millennium Technology Prize. (Courtesy photos)

The 2022 Millennium Technology Prize has been awarded to Scientia Professor Martin Green of the UNSW Sydney, Australia, for his innovation that has transformed the production of solar energy.

The €1 million […]

France Requires Parking Lots To Be Covered in Solar Panels

Solar covered parking lot at Disneyland, Paris. (Jay Black, Unsplash, bit.ly/3Vu1rHJ)

Why aren’t we doing this here?

George Harvey

In November, the French Senate passed legislation that mandated installation of solar covers over large parking lots. All parking areas with spaces for 80 cars or more will be subject to new […]