This is an example of an offshore wind farm.
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Study: Wind power fiercer than expected

As US’ first offshore wind farm takes root, study indicates wind may be more powerful, turbulent than expected University of Delaware researchers report in a new study that offshore wind may be more powerful, yet more turbulent than expected in the North Eastern United States. The findings, published in a paper in theJournal of Geophysical…

Kangbashi, a subdivision of the Chinese city of Ordos, Inner Mongolia: a city newly built in the middle of no where is a ghost city which can accommodate up to a million people is completely empty with empty shopping malls, roads, parks, etc.

Guardian Hails Chinese Economic Problems as “Peak Coal”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian is celebrating that according to official figures, Chinese coal consumption fell in 2014. But is this fall in consumption structural, or is it simply a symptom of China’s growing economic problems? China’s coal peak hailed as turning point in climate change battle Study by economists say achievement by…


EPA CAFE Targets Unattainable… And their fuel efficiency “test is [fracked] up big time.”

Guest post by David Middleton Doubly too fracking funny! In July 2011, the Obama Maladministration increased the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard for passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks to 54.5 miles per gallon (mpg) by 2025.  However, a couple of funny things happened on the way to greentopia. Consumers didn’t cooperate… ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT Fuel Targets Threatened by…