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Renewable Electron Economy Part XI: Sending Coal to the Sidelines

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Leadership Mindset and Sustainability Success

by: Joel Makower

What is the stuff from which sustainability leaders are made?

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part VIII.2: The Electric Farm - 2

by: Michael Hoexter

In Part 1 of this post, I started to construct a scenario where a medium-sized farm would do most or all of its work using electric farm equipment. This model of a farm had 1 large tractor with 250kW(335 hp) maximum power output and 4 smaller tractors with 50kW (67hp) maximum power output (though working at 50% power on the peak energy day).

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Top 15 Coolest Worldwide

by: Scott Goodson

Dutch-based "Sign of the times" has published their 15 coolest (things?) worldwide. Some of them are mechanical wonders, like the levitating functional light bulb, to the oddly named Space Disco, and also such bizarre selections as the Momento Mori by Barry Barton, an Australian who makes jewelry out of animals.

What are the criteria for this thought-provoking list? Who knows.

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Change in Nomenclature: “The Renewable Electron Economy”

by: Michael Hoexter

I’ve been devoting this blog for the last 4 months to talking about the “electron economy”, how most of our energy needs can be satisfied by using electricity and electrical devices with minimal damage to the planet and our future well-being.

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The Greening of Travel and Tourism, from Asia to Alabama

by: Joel Makower

My travels over the past month have included speeches to two very different audiences on the same topic: The future of travel and tourism, as seen through an environmental lens. Based on these and other calls I'm getting, it seems that this industry is starting to pay attention . . . but only starting.

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part V.6: Marine Renewable Energy

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China and Canada: Olympic Host Nations with Different Green National Brands

by: David Wigder

Like products, companies and celebrities, nations have brands, and these brands have attributes that describe them and value that is associated with them. Hosting the Olympic Games provides a unique opportunity for a country to both influence global perceptions about their national brand and enhance their nation's brand value by showcasing itself before the entire world.

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The Renewable Electron Economy Part V.5: Generating Electricity from Biomass

by: Michael Hoexter

Part V of the series on the Renewable Electron Economy continues with another renewable source for electricity, a consideration of one of the most complex topics in renewable energy, biomass.

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Home About Me The (Renewable) Electron Economy Part V.3: Hydroelectric Power

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