Environment (Page 3)

August 26, 2022

Top Solar Executive Now Fully Supports Nuclear Energy

Ryan Pickering's fame in the world of solar power started in 2013 when he moved off-grid to a yurt in the hills of Southern California. For the next seven years, he documented what it was like to live in a place entirely powered by the sun on Instagram, launching his influencer career.

August 26, 2022

Batteries Invade Grasslands: Why Innovative Energy Technologies Have No Boundaries, but All the Rage in Renewables

John James said he is terrified of a possible Battery Energy Storage System failure event that he said would wreak havoc over his property.

Hydraulic Fracturing [Credit: FlyClipart]

July 1, 2022

The Economic, Social, and Environmental Impact of Fracking

The practice of hydraulic fracturing — often known as fracking — has received a significant amount of public attention in the past decade or so. This attention centers around the many complex and often controversial aspects of this particular oil and natural gas exploration process.

June 8, 2022

Birds Are Disappearing in East Africa — And It Isn’t Just Because of Climate Change

(SILVER SPRING, Md.) — In December 2011, Andrew Bladon attended a conference in London that changed his life. Unsure what […]

May 24, 2022

Oregon Wood Processing Plant Closes, but Complaints Linger on

In January, a state agency informed Jim Irwin that the property he shares with his daughter is contaminated with dioxins. The letter may have arrived 10 years too late.