Spanish researchers are developing bladeless wind turbines. :) Birds, rejoice!

“A Spanish company called Vortex Bladeless has come up with bladeless wind turbine technology that seeks to provide more energy for less, and address the criticisms aimed at traditional wind farms – particularly where wildlife is concerned. With blades that spin at speeds of more than 320 km/h (200 miles/hour), wind turbines haven’t been the…

Fossil Fuels Just Lost the Race Against Renewables

Photographer: Daniel Acker author: Tom Randall The race for renewable energy has passed a turning point. The world is now adding more capacity for renewable power each year than coal, natural gas, and oil combined. And there’s no going back. The shift occurred in 2013, when the world added 143 gigawatts of renewable electricity capacity, compared with 141…

Adapting to a changing climate (A new video documentary by the UNFCCC Adaptation Committee)

“A new video documentary by the UNFCCC Adaptation Committee aims at raising awareness on climate change adaptation. The 20 minute documentary “Adapting to a changing climate” introduces viewers to the topic of climate change adaptation, weaving in inspiring stories of adaptation action and interviews with experts. Experts: Christina Chan, Co-Chair, Adaptation Committee Juan Hoffmaister, Co-Chair,…