Tag: clean energy

In wake of Hurricane Maria, calls to build a more climate resistant Puerto Rico

Ed Lynn- October 18, 2017

Trees and power lines downed by Hurricane Maria. (Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by SSgt.Michelle Y. Alvarez-Rea) Some 90 percent of Puerto Rico, a U.S. ... Read More

An interview with ‘America’s favorite scientist’ Bill Nye, who says ‘Respect the science!’

Ed Lynn- March 14, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas - For a generation of school kids, Bill Nye is zany and fun-loving, "America's favorite scientist.'' A mostly flattering new documentary about the ... Read More

Flood Threats Are Changing Across The United States

Ed Lynn- January 3, 2017

STEAM Register Staff University of Iowa (UI) engineers say that the northern half of the United States is seeing higher flooding threats, due in part ... Read More

Costa Rica Ditches Fossil Fuel, Goes 100% Renewable – And It’s Working!

Ed Lynn- March 23, 2015

Costa Rica ran entirely on renewable energy in the first 75 days of this year, the country’s power supplier says. The achievement comes as countries ... Read More

China Must Focus On ‘Climate Security,’ Scientist Says

Ed Lynn- March 23, 2015

Climate change by the close of this century could lower agricultural output, increase droughts and threaten major infrastructure projects in China, the country’s top weather ... Read More

Progress and Controversy Arrive With New Rules for Fracking on Public Lands

Ed Lynn- March 20, 2015

by Abrahm Lustgarten The new rules announced Friday by the Obama administration governing how energy companies frack for oil and gas on federal lands managed ... Read More