Solar Paths for the World Cup

Soccer fans attending the 2022 World Cup in Qatar may notice something a little different when walking between big games. Organisers have backed the Glasgow University PVTopia project to create

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Renewable Energy Costs Dropping Below Coal and Nuclear

One of the main arguments for the continued use of fossil fuels is the price, right? Well, a recent report from global financial advisory firm Lazard has shown that developments in wind

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Turtles Approve of World’s Largest Beach Clean-up

After purchasing a new, beachfront apartment in Versova (Mumbai), Afroz Shah was saddened by the amount of garbage covering the landscape. Along with his 84 year old neighbour Harbansh Mathurr, the two decided

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Ex-miners Installing Floating Solar Panels

You might remember the ‘black lung’ gag from the film Zoolander but for ex-miners Wenhui and Xiaosi this form of silicosis was a very real threat. The recently re-trained solar

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5 Sustainable Energy Trends

A lot happened in 2017 and the Carbon Reduction Institute (CRI) recently published a handy recap to highlight some of the key highlights in sustainable energy development. Elon Musk Gives

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Graphing with Climate Spirals

Finding it hard to wow crowds/classrooms with climate change data? Climate change spirals might be the spin you’re looking for. This online tool provides regular, updated versions of the climate

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Success for Solar-powered Student Housing

A not-for-profit housing complex for low-income students from Sydney University has just celebrated a solar victory. After ‘revolting’ to have a solar energy system installed, and over a year in

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Tasmania’s Solar Island Trial

With recent improvements in energy storage technology, Australia’s energy future is looking brighter. One particular location that is benefitting from solar technology is Bruny Island off the coast of Tasmania.

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Corals Stays Cool By Building Cloud Umbrellas

Beach umbrellas are a common sight during summer but how does our sea life protect itself from the harsh Australian sun? ‘Cloud Umbrellas’, according to a group of scientists from

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Ecuador’s Solar-powered River Bus

Brisbane might have it’s iconic CityCat ferry’s but on the Ecuadorian Amazon river, something more unique is being used for public transport. The Tapiatpia (named after a mythical electric eel)

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