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energy

We Don't Mine Enough Rare Earth Metals to Replace Fossil Fuels With Renewable Energy

Rare earth metals are used in solar panels and wind turbines—as well as electric cars and consumer electronics. We don't recycle them, and there's not enough to meet growing demand.
Nafeez Ahmed
12.12.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Bird poo on wind turbines is a problem solved by high tech scarecrows

High tech scarecrows are solving bird poop problem on wind turbines
VICE News
11.14.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Hawaii is banking on Tesla to help cut its addiction to oil

Hawaii wants to be energy independent before 2045. The state just opened a Tesla owned and operated solar facility in Kauai.
Nellie Bowles
6.12.17
earth

The World's Largest Wind Turbines Will Be Taller Than the Empire State Building

Wind energy goes exascale.
Michael Byrne
3.20.16
united states

An Instagram Photo Tour of America's Wind Power

Two popular Instagram photographers set out to document what wind power looks like in America right now.
Brian Merchant
12.18.15
US

​Wind Turbine Drone Inspection Could Be a $6 Billion Industry in Under a Decade

According to a new report, a futuristic industry you had no idea existed will soon be big business.
Brian Merchant
9.10.15
Stuff

We Spoke to the Medieval Astronomers Who Made David Leyonhjelm Swear

Leyonhjelm was in Melbourne as part of a senate inquiry into the medical and psychological effects of wind turbines. ClimActs were there to take the piss.
Alan Weedon
6.13.15
Hacking

Some Wind Turbines Can Be Hacked by Anyone With an Internet Connection

Welcome to the Internet of Hackable Things.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.3.15
Design

Wind Powers the Eiffel Tower's Sustainable Future

UGE International's giant turbines are estimated to wipe out the carbon footprint of the structure's entire first floor.
Beckett Mufson
2.25.15
News

Ontario Community Groups Are Still Fighting with Energy Companies Over Wind Turbines

Bigwig human-rights lawyer Julian Falconer is challenging all three political parties in Canada to step in and stop Suncor's plans to build 46 new wind turbines in the area until a comprehensive study can be done.
Colin Graf
5.7.14
earth

The Highest-Flying Wind Turbine

It will float 1,000 feet in the air in the name of cleaner, cheaper, and mobile energy.
Brian Merchant
3.27.14
Motherboard Blog

Take a Tour of Every Wind Turbine in the US with this Interactive Map

The US Geological Survey plans to assess the impact of wind turbines on wildlife, but first it needs to know where they are.
Victoria Turk
2.17.14
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