822 results for ‘new energy ’ — page 3 of 69

  • 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
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    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
  • Windmills generate electricity in the windy rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains near the town of Pincher Creek Forum

    Why shifting to renewables is not mission impossible

    The 10 warmest years since records began have all occurred in the past 15 years. This year was no exception; we are about to register the warmest year ever. According to scientists, this is indisputably correlated with the increased CO2 in the atmosphere. If we are to continue this current trend… more
  • People look at the cooling towers of Doel’s nuclear plant in northern Belgium Forum

    How will we power the next energy revolution?

    The energy industry is on the cusp of a seismic shift, not simply in terms of the type of energy society will become dependent upon as the century progresses, but who controls it, too. It could be the biggest transformation in the market since the Industrial Revolution, except this time control… more
  • Fishermen row a boat in the algae-filled Chaohu Lake in Hefei, Anhui province Forum

    Cause for new optimism on climate change?

    In the rarified atmosphere of Aspen, Colorado, last week I attended the 11th American Renewable Energy Day Summit. Over the years, the event has grown into a fascinating brainstorming and networking event bringing US domestic and international figures in the renewable energy business together –… more
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    The arguments against food and energy subsidies

    Few policies place good economics so directly at odds with good politics as subsidies for food and energy. The issue of unaffordable subsidies is now front and centre for three of the world’s most important new leaders: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Indonesian President-elect Joko… more