El Salvador Wants to Make Bitcoin Mining Environmentally Friendly

El Salvador made history when it became the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender and now wants to mine it using renewable energy.

IBM Will Reach Net Zero Greenhouse Emissions by 2030

IBM has set a major new goal, planning on reaching net zero greenhouse emissions by 2030.

BP Pivots to Renewables, Slashes Oil Exploration

BP has reduced its oil exploration to 100 members, down from 700, as it focuses on renewable energy.

Tasmania Joins Exclusive Club: Runs On 100% Renewable Energy

The Tasmanian government has announced it has made the transition to 100% renewable electricity.

Jimmy Carter Calls Out Climate Skeptic Nutcases

In 1979, President Jimmy Carter became the first president to install solar panels on the White House. At the time, the nation was facing an impending oil crisis from the Arab Oil Embargo and Carter was cementing his presidential legacy…

Renewable Energy to Become Important For Mining

In a possible sign of what’s to come, new signals in the mining industry indicate that renewable energy amy soon power mining operations in many places across the world. Market research firm Navigant Research today issued a report showing that…

American Attitudes Toward Clean Energy Softening

As renewable and clean energies have begun to proliferate across the globe, consumer attitudes toward different energy types have been a bit unpredictable. In recent years, American opinions of new and different energy-generating technologies have been dropping slightly. Now, market…

Facebook’s New Iowa Data Center Will Be 100% Wind-Powered

When Facebook first announced their newest data center in Altoona, Iowa, they said that it would be among the “most advanced and energy efficient facilities of its kind.” Now, the company says that it will powered, in full, by a…

China: Smog Chokes Chinese Manchuria, as Overpopulated Asian Giant Burns Coal

Vast areas of China’s north-east were choking in smog on Monday, as the Asian giant grappled with yet another horrendous air pollution crisis threatening millions of lives. Schools and colleges were forced to suspend classes in Chinese Manchuria’s largest cities,…

Google Inks Another Big Wind Energy Deal In Texas

Google announced today that it has inked a deal with the Happy Hereford wind farm outside of Amarillo, Texas. Google is purchasing the farm’s entire output, calling it part of its quest to power its operations 100% with renewable energy.…

Google Signs Renewable Energy Deals For Finnish Data Center

Google announced on Tuesday that it has signed agreements with O2 and Allianz, which will will power its Finnish data center with renewable energy for the next ten years. This marks Google’s fourth long-term agreement for renewable energy powering its…

This Camp Stove Also Charges Your Devices

What’s 5×8 inches, a little over two pounds, and can charge your iPhone while also cooking your bacon? The BioLite CampStove, of course. For just $129 you can purchase this first-world camping accessory that lets you stay connected to the…

Google Data Center Gets Greener With New Wind Agreement

Google announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) to green the energy supply to its Oklahoma data center. This includes 48 MW of wind energy from the Canadian Hills Wind Project in…

Tech Companies Make EPA’s ‘Green Power’ List

Since 2004 the Environmental Protection Agency has released a list of top companies that use what it calls “Green Power”. This quarter, 7 tech giants have made the list Green Power Resources include clean and renewable energy sources like solar,…

Apple Answers to Greenpeace Energy Rating

Back in 2011, environmental activist group Greenpeace had urged social network giant Facebook to stop using coal energy to power its servers – and as of late the global organization has been urging Apple Inc., amongst others, to also stay…

Solar Panel Demographic: Who Are They? [Infographic]

Many people consider going solar to help offset the cost of electricity in their homes, but very few ever go out and buy the solar panels required to harness the suns rays. It’s a rare personality who takes the plunge,…

Google Is The Leader In Renewable Energy Says Greenpeace

Greenpeace released version five of their Cool IT leaderboard that rates IT companies on their climate solutions, energy impact and political advocacy. Overcoming Cisco, the winner from the last year, Google has taken the top spot as the leader in…