A Little glooq Stretches Your Green Reach and Advertising Dollars Via Email

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Environmental activists and business people working on green technologies take note: a small application called glooq can be fitted into your email message to help generate eco awareness and sales. It takes a simple email message and turns it into a marketing campaign. Think about how many more people know about your new wind turbine […]

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Innowattech's Coming To Sidewalks and Electric Avenues, Near You

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Prof. Haim Abramovich, from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. We’d written about the energy harvesting company Innowattech earlier on Green Prophet, and not long ago, I got to interview the company about their latest news. Here’s a feature story I wrote for ISRAEL21c on the Israeli company that’s planning […]

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Burj Tower In Dubai A Steep Investment During Tough Economic And Environmental Times

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It seems that the Emirate state of Dubai is continuing to construct projects that are not only grand but totally unique as well (see its wind-powered skyscraper here). Not only do they have world’s first indoor snow ski slope, the world’s most modern and advanced airport, and most luxurious hotel The Dubai Atlantis (with “Bridge” […]

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Israelis, Palestinians Dispute Over Quarries in the West Bank

Disputes over natural resources are not a new part of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  Water, for instance, is a famous bone of contention between the two parties.  Recently, however, a newer twist developed in this ongoing battle between nations. On Monday, Yesh Din – Volunteers for Human Rights, an Israeli rights group, petitioned the High Court […]

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Israel and America Sign Renewable Energy Coop Deal

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It’s been in the works for a while. Finally, the new US-Israel agreement of cooperation in renewable energy was announced at the opening of the 2nd Eilat-Eilot International Renewable Energy Conference last week. The US-Israel Energy Cooperation Act is an international collaboration aimed at creating a renewable energy storage initiative to reduce the world’s oil […]

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New Energy For America Might Be In Israel: Top US Energy Leaders In Israel Now

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The Obama administration has committed to supporting renewable energy sources and to mitigate domestic and international climate initiatives. At the dawn of Obama’s new presidency, influential energy leaders from America visit Israel to expand their worldviews to learn about the country’s unique technological opportunities. Among the American guests in Israel now are top energy officials […]

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Masdar "Zero Carbon" Super City Breaks Ground This Month in Abu Dhabi

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Taking God-Knows-How-Much of the world’s non-renewable energy sources to build, developers of the world’s first zero carbon city, Masdar City, proclaim that the historic groundbreaking in Abu Dhabi will take place this month. (In advance, Daniel’s posted on Abu Dhabi’s Podcar People Mover). While I think the concept is definitely thought provoking — as the […]

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Israel's Innowattech Harvests Wasted Energy from Trains, Planes and Automobiles

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 No stone is left unturned in our desperate search for energy sources to wean us from our dependence on fossil fuels.  Sources of primary renewable energy, like solar, wind, and geothermal are the primary focus, but some overlooked sources are also getting attention, because every little bit counts. We’ve seen reports on generating electricity from […]

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Five Times Cleaner at the December Cleantech Startup Showcase in Israel

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(Photo from recent CleanIsrael meetup). Last Monday evening, the Arison Lobby at the IDC in Herzliya was full with founders of clean technology startups, VCs , investors, researchers and other cleantech professionals who gathered for the first Cleantech Startup Showcase, organized by CleanIsrael in conjunction with the new Institute for Renewable Energy Policy and Applied […]

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Reflections On A Day Hiking Through Jordan Valley's Wadi Qelt

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Green Prophet recently wrote about the rise in environmental activism and awareness amongst Palestinians, including conservation biologist and educator, Sami Backleh. In this guest post, Sami, a resident of east Jerusalem, writes about the flora and fauna of Wadi Qelt in the Jordan Valley near Jericho. (Article originally published in This Week in Palestine.) It […]

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US and Israel Expect to Launch $20 Million Annual Energy Co-op Agreement At Eilat Conference

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(Barak Obama meets Israel’s President Shimon Peres) Conferences on CSR, conferences for greening Islam, conferences honoring Al Gore. Israelis love them. And now that clean technology and energy is becoming a national priority (just ask Shimon Peres), green-themed conferences are popping up around Israel like sabra fruit on a desert cactus. Get out your day […]

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