Sedona man gets new chance to prove regulators withheld information on smart meters

A Sedona resident is going to get his chance to prove state utility regulators illegally withheld information about a study of the health effects of “smart” meters. In a ruling Tuesday, the state Court of Appeals said Warren Woodward is entitled to have a judge determine whether the Arizona Corporation Commission acted improperly in refusing …

A ‘doomsday’ solar storm could cause $20 TRILLION of damage in the next 150 years warn researchers who called for a ‘planetary shield’ to protect Earth

Solar storms often come and go unbeknownst to most people – at most, we hear of minor radio blackouts or satellite disruptions, and of course, the breathtaking auroras. But, scientists have warned that extreme space weather events could one day cause far more harm, with potential to wipe out the electrical grid and cause global …

Elon Musk’s plan to surround the Earth with 4,000 internet-beaming satellites is in trouble

By Harry Pettit Elon Musk‘s plan to launch more than 4,000 internet-beaming satellites into space has hit resistance from a US regulator. The billionaire’s rocket firm SpaceX wants to launch satellite internet in 2019, with initial tests planned for the end of this year. But the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will now delay the …

IKEA just unveiled a massive bet on electric cars

From solar panel systems to wind power, Ikea wants to make itself known as sustainability champion. It’s latest pet project could be its most audacious to date: electric vehicles. Ikea’s acting Head of Sustainability Pia Heidenmark-Cook revealed the Swedish furniture chain’s global bet on EV’s at an event at the New York Climate Week. In practice, it means …