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Why is corporate America picking wind power over solar?
Google, Microsoft, Dow Chemical and other big companies are buying five times more wind than solar electricity in the race to hit ambitious emissions targets
Solar Speaks: Tile roof install advice from Quick Mount PV
In this Solar Speaks episode, we chat with Jeff Spies at Quick Mount PV about solar installations on tile roofs, including when solar installers sho
How Solar Saves Businesses Money
When new opportunities arrive, successful businesses don’t fear embracing change. Solar energy is completely changing the way we power our day-to-day lives, including how we power our businesses. Understanding the opportunity that solar energy offers your business will put you in a better posi
Insider: One of state's top high school basketball rivalries just got bigger
Jason Delaney knows how this looks.
Fracking produces tons of radioactive waste. What should we do with it?
States are struggling to deal with the potentially dangerous drilling byproducts that are being dumped in landfills throughout the Marcellus Shale.
How a growing timber business revived a forest
A tiny town in Ecuador was in rough shape until residents and environmentalists came up with a successful business plan.
A Green New Deal can’t be concocted out of hot air.
The thermohaline circulation has been described as the planet's great heat engine . It is a pipeline driven by density gradients created by surface heat and freshwater variations that play an essential role in moving heat around the globe and in determining its climate Shimokawa and Ozawa considered the question Thermodynamics of the Oceanic General Circulation – Is the Abyssal Circulation a Heat Engine or a Mechanical Pump ? and concluded that abyssal circulation (the thermohaline) can be regarded as a heat engine because mechanical work is generated to maintain the circulation. This circulation, however, is slow, about 1000 years to make a complete loop, and the only useful mechanical work it influences is the winds…
2017 Gary Varvel Indianapolis 500 Poster
IndyStar cartoonist Gary Varvel’s one-of-a-kind poster features caricatures of every winning driver of the Indianapolis 500 -- from Ray Harroun, inaugural victor in 1911, to Alexander Rossi, who took the checkered flag in 2016. Varvel sets the drivers in Victory Lane, beneath the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s iconic pagoda. The poster also highlights the evolution of the Indy car, including Wilbur Shaw’s 1939 Maserati roadster and A.J. Foyt’s 1967 rear-engine Coyote.
The Top 10 Young Adult and Children's Books of 2017
Some of the most difficult issues facing us this past year — sexual harassment, police brutality and mental health — surfaced as themes in children’s...