technology innovation

Reducing Methane Emissions Through Technology

June 4, 2014 by Dan Liggett

Methane emissions have a significant impact on climate change, perhaps a greater impact than even carbon dioxide emissions. Methane is released into the atmosphere from a variety of sources and in a number of ways. But advances in tech provide effective methods to reduce the methane released.[read more]

Half-Hearted Nuclear Energy Cannot Continue, Leaders be "All In"

March 31, 2013 by Rod Adams

Our leaders need to be “all in," they cannot engage in a half-hearted attempt to make nuclear somewhat competitive by following all of the existing rules and making only marginal changes in heat source and heat engine designs.[read more]

Myhrvold: We Need to Invent New Energy Technologies

March 6, 2012 by Matthew Stepp

 Previously, I wrote about a new study from top U.S. climate scientist Ken Caldeira and leading tech guru Nathan Myhrvold. The study’s modeling results show how monumentally difficult it will be to limit global temperature increase because of the emissions already “baked” into the system. As a result, building out natural gas – or...[read more]

Investing in technology vs. pricing carbon

October 29, 2010 by Simon Donner

This quote from a story about a recent report on the challenge of integrating "green" cars into the marketplace contains an important policy lesson: “While considerable interest exists among governments, media and environmentalists in promoting HEVs and BEVs, consumers will ultimately decide whether these vehicles are commercially...[read more]