Clean Technology


Why Moore's Law Doesn't Apply to Clean Energy Technologies

Author: Varun Sivaram
Greentech Media

For fifty years, Moore’s Law has governed the startling pace of innovation in the computer chip industry. That Moore’s Law is an extraordinary phenomenon, unique to a single industry, is often forgotten by clean energy commentators who misappropriate it for predicting the progress of technologies like solar panels and batteries. Varun Sivaram argues that this sort of analogy is misleading, and that the clean energy sector should aspire to Moore-esque advances.

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ROK Green Growth Quarterly Update

Author: Jill Kosch O’Donnell

As South Korea marks the third anniversary of its green growth policy, the country has gained international diplomatic benefits from efforts to promote the policy while domestic implementation of green growth policies has been mixed.

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Politico: Can Green Jobs Save Us?

Author: Jeanne Cummings

Both Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) have pledged to by create millions of "green jobs" for Americans. Politico asks whether either of the candidates' plans can really jumpstart the U.S. economy and ease the energy crisis.

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