Simple, solar-powered water desalination
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Simple, solar-powered water desalination

A completely passive solar-powered desalination system developed by researchers at MIT and in China could provide more than 1.5 gallons of fresh drinking water per hour for every square meter of solar collecting area. Such systems could potentially serve off-grid arid coastal areas to provide an efficient, low-cost water source. The system uses multiple layers…

Find Your Carbon Footprint Using This Emissions Calculator
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Find Your Carbon Footprint Using This Emissions Calculator

Photo: ShutterstockLast month, JetBlue announced plans to become carbon neutral on all domestic flights in 2020 and offset up to 17 billion pounds of carbon emissions. And on the consumer level, airlines like United have long offered carbon offset options for environmentally-conscious travelers—but how exactly do carbon offsets even work?Well, if you’re looking to learn…

Greenpeace blocks BP HQ with solar panels on new CEO’s first day
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Greenpeace blocks BP HQ with solar panels on new CEO’s first day

Activists also use oil barrels to make environmental point as Bernard Looney takes up role Police remove a Greenpeace activist after the environmental group blockaded the BP headquarters with solar panels and oil barrels. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images Greenpeace members have blocked BP’s headquarters with solar panels and oil barrels to mark Bernard Looney’s first…

Greenpeace protesters block entrance to BP with solar panels and oil barrels to mark boss’s first day
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Greenpeace protesters block entrance to BP with solar panels and oil barrels to mark boss’s first day

Activists remained outside the HQ in St James’ Square, close to Piccadilly Circus, four hours after the start of the demonstration Greenpeace members have blocked BP’s headquarters with solar panels and oil barrels to mark the first day of the oil giant’s new chief executive. Around 100 environmental activists took 500 solar panels to the…

Corporate giants like Google and Facebook bought a record amount of renewable power in 2019. These are the 10 energy companies that benefited most from those deals.
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Corporate giants like Google and Facebook bought a record amount of renewable power in 2019. These are the 10 energy companies that benefited most from those deals.

BI Prime A concentrated solar power system developed by the French energy giant ENGIE ENGIE This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Corporations bought a record 19.5 gigawatts of renewable energy in 2019,…