Posts Tagged ‘Mining’

‘Harvest’ funds climate research with wind-powered cryptocurrency mining rigs

Creative means to fund climate change research may be an art project, but it could work outside of galleries, too. Given the fact that, for now, Earth's the only home we've got, climate change is a subject well worth researching. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewables roadshow – Broken Hill: mining the ground to mining the sun – video

It may be the spirtual home of Priscilla and Mad Max, but Australia’s first heritage-listed city is reimagining its future post mining and shifting its focus to renewable energy with large-scale wind and solar farms Transforming waste into a cleaner Cowra Continue reading… View full post on Wind power | The Guardian

Renewables roadshow: how Broken Hill went from mining to drag queens and solar farms

The home of BHP and Mad Max can now take credit for kickstarting the large-scale solar industry in Australia Broken Hill is the birthplace of modern mining in Australia. It lends its initials “BH” to the mining giant BHP, and in January 2015 in an Australian first, the so-called Silver City was added to the […]

President’s go-it-alone climate agenda hurts mining states for no good reason

I recently attended my sixth State of the Union Address as a member of Congress. I was hoping this year, in the president’s final address, to hear him speak of some opportunities for us to work together to address issues that truly affect Colorado and the rest of the country. View full post on Wind […]

The Mining Industry’s surprising turn to Solar and Wind Energy

When mining professionals the world over descended on Toronto’s 2015 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Convention at the beginning of March, the investment outlook at one of the industry’s most important events was dim . A global economic slowdown and a glut of metals and minerals for construction, infrastructure and energy on the Chinese […]