Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Divests Entire BP Holdings | CleanTechnica

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has fully divested itself from its $187 million stake in BP, one of the world’s seven supermajor oil and gas companies.The Guardian first reported the news by comparing filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission made by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust between September of 2015 […]

Tech against corruption, compact-gardening infographic, solar

These two are pretty useful: A teenager uses coding to fight corruption: http://www.vice.com/read/greenhouse-app-hannah-ewens-nick-rubin-201?utm_source=vicefbus http://thisbigcity.net/infographic-cheating-your-way-to-successful-urban-farming/ Utilities working against distributed solar: http://cleantechnica.com/2014/07/08/florida-utilities-working-crush-nascent-solar-industry/

PR Bay loses bioluminescence, Christian Climate Change, EPA

No idea of the cause yet, but looking to be a man-made cause not a natural shift. Good to see people taking action. Three things I drew from the article: the US is taking a step to cap carbon emissions from coal plants, politics are holding back change, and working to become part of  a […]

Clean Energy – moss, algae, and the matter of will

Moss can power a radio, and could eventually charge your phone A team of scientists over in Europe have decided to take the idea of “green” power very, very literally: They have developed a system to harness the energy generated by moss. http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/02/unique-bioreactor-finds-algaes-sweet-spot A unique bioreactor at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) […]

Saturday night news

http://sploid.gizmodo.com/scientists-unlock-mystery-of-woman-who-sees-herself-out-1538196076/ Scientists unlock mystery of out-of-body experiences (aka astral trips) http://cleantechnica.com/2014/03/08/new-artificial-leaf-solves-solar-energy-storage-problem/ New Bionic Leaf Could Solve Solar Energy Storage Problem Quadcopter HD video of dolphin stampede and whales – shows how drones can be used for good things http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/hackingteam-uses-us-servers-to-enable-governments-to-target-dissidents-and-journ HackingTeam Used US Servers To Enable Other Governments’ Sketchy Spying

Oil & Natural Gas

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/6/report-finds-frackingcouldexacerbatewatershortageinmuchofus.html Report finds fracking drains water from drought-stricken states http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/06/oil-sands-responsible-much-higher-levels-emissions-previously-thought-report-finds/ Oil Sands Responsible For Much Higher Levels Of Emissions Than Previously Thought, Report Finds http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/22/will-late-natural-gas-provides-net-climate-benefit/ It Will Be Too Late Before Natural Gas Provides A Net Climate Benefit

News – plutonium, Exxon CEO against fracking, El Chapo, Methane leaks

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/20/plutonium-detectedoutsidenewmexiconuclearwastefacility.html Plutonium detected half-mile outside New Mexico nuclear waste facility http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/02/21/3316881/exxon-ceo-protests-fracking/ Exxon CEO Comes Out Against Fracking Project Because It Will Affect His Property Values http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/22/el-chapo-arrested.html Mexico’s billionaire drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ caught http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/18/us-natural-gas-system-leaks-far-methane-previously-thought-research-finds/ US Natural Gas System Leaks Far More Methane Than Previously Thought, Research Finds