843 results for ‘new energy ’ — page 3 of 71

  • Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw Forum

    How to make computers use less energy

    As transistors get smaller, they also grow less reliable. Increasing their operating voltage can help, but that means a corresponding increase in power consumption. With information technology consuming a steadily growing fraction of the world’s energy supplies, some researchers and hardware… more
  • 140923-Tue-solar power station reuters image RTR3UJ4Z-628×330 Forum

    Why carbon pricing leads to clean energy innovation

    ​​The fundamental inequality that exists between emitters of carbon and the victims of its devastating byproduct requires global cooperation and intervention beyond our willingness to act thus far. Today, we have the necessary technology, ingenuity and global monetary tools to incentivize a… more
  • An aerial view of Mexico city at night from an airplane Forum

    How energy reforms will help Mexico grow

    Mexico is poised to become Latin America’s economic star in the coming decade. The government’s recent reform of the energy sector will contribute directly to economic performance by reducing the cost of manufacturing. In the context of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the… more
  • Soldiers guard the Yemeni Parliament building during a board meeting on government’s plan of national reconciliation in Sanaa Forum

    5 lessons for Yemen’s new government

    Since the signing of the GCC supported agreement that ended the political crisis in 2011, Yemen embarked on a political transition that was applauded by many of the regional and international powers. Above all, it saved Yemen from a terrible civil war. The transition included the resignation of the… more
  • A natural gas flare is seen outside of Williston, North Dakota Forum

    The partnership that spurred an energy revolution

    At a moment when good economic news is in short supply, yesterday’s observance of World Energy Day provided a chance to celebrate some positive news – positive, at least, from the viewpoint of the world's developed economies, which have lately been struggling to recover from prolonged… more
  • MIT-Friction-Finder-01 Forum

    A new way of targeting cancer cells

    Nature has developed a wide variety of methods for guiding particular cells, enzymes, and molecules to specific structures inside the body: White blood cells can find their way to the site of an infection, while scar-forming cells migrate to the site of a wound. But finding ways of guiding… more
  • Excess natural gas is being flared, or burnt off, at a flare stack at the refinery in Tula Forum

    How natural gas has transformed energy markets

    Natural gas is creating a new reality for economies around the world.  Three major developments of the past few years have thrust natural gas into the spotlight: the shale gas revolution in the United States, the reduction in nuclear power supply following the Fukushima disaster in Japan, and… more
  • U.S. flags and the Chrysler Building are reflected in a window during the Independence Day holiday weekend in New York City Global Growth Companies

    Who are America’s 12 new Global Growth Companies?

    The World Economic Forum has announced its selection of Global Growth Companies (GGCs) in the United States, consisting of 12 of the country’s most dynamic and high-growth companies. GGCs are fast-growing companies with the clear potential to become global economic leaders. They play an… more
  • Workers install photovoltaic solar panels at the Gujarat solar park under construction in Charanka village Global Agenda Councils

    Can solar solve India’s energy woes?

    Solar power emerged as a politically attractive panacea to India’s energy woes during this year’s election campaign. Indeed, sunlight is abundant, the conventional utility model is broken, and clean energy can advance energy security and availability. But the devil is in the details, which, so… more
  • General view of the skyline of the harbour at Bremerhaven Technology Pioneers

    How data will power the future of energy

    Throughout history, we’ve equated energy with the consumption of natural resources such as oil, natural gas or coal. In the coming decades we will start to think of data and software as a source of energy. What do I mean by that? Software won’t generate electrons, but it will let us… more
  • Men pose with Samsung Galaxy S3 Nokia Lumia 820 and iPhone 4 smartphones in photo illustration in Zenica Forum

    How mobile phones can save, not waste, energy

    The mobile industry is experiencing explosive growth worldwide, fuelled by almost 7 billion subscribers and an ever-growing demand for data traffic. However, the energy efficiency of mobile networks remains extremely low. Both base stations and smartphones regularly waste 70% of the energy consumed… more
  • A woman walks past the European Commission headquarters in Brussels Forum

    From enlargement to energy – why the EU is all change

    Before his appointment as the president of the EU Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker was pilloried as an old-school federalist who would do little to alter the status quo. But the new structure he has imposed on the Commission implies a radical overhaul of how things are done in Brussels. Up to… more