It’s time to reconsider carbon capture

May 25, 2017 by  
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The urgency of reducing carbon emissions increases with every passing month. If the world is to achieve its climate goals, every viable avenue for carbon emission reductions must be deployed. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is one avenue that is proven, versatile, affordable and essential. 

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Nevermind the Naysayers, Switching to Renewable Energy is a Bargain for States

June 9, 2014 by  
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The evidence is in and there is no sticker shock from states adding more clean energy to their power grid. A new study from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory entitled “A Survey of State-Level Cost and Benefit Estimates of Renewable Portfolio Standards” analyzed the 29 states that have had Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in place for more than five years. They concluded that through 2012, these states added 46,000 megawatts of renewable energy capacity, but they only raised electricity rates by an average of less than two percent. Read the rest of Nevermind the Naysayers, Switching to Renewable Energy is a Bargain for States Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alternative energy , bargain , clean tech , cost of renewables , EPA carbon emission standards , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory , National Renewable Energy Laboratory , Obama carbon emissions standards , renewable energy , renewable portfolio standard , states

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Germany’s Persistent Dependency on Brown Coal Threatens Entire Towns

February 17, 2014 by  
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Although recognized as one of the world’s most progressive countries in terms of clean energy production , Germany is still heavily dependent on brown coal mining . In 2013, its coal power output the highest levels in 20 years, even as power from renewable sources reached 25 percent of total energy capacity. The country’s dependence on coal is rising, and several towns dating back to the Middle Ages are being relocated so that mining companies can reach the rich supply of brown coal located beneath them. Read the rest of Germany’s Persistent Dependency on Brown Coal Threatens Entire Towns Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , “wind power” , brown coal mining , carbon emissions Germany , environmental destruction , EU carbon emission permits , eu carbon emissions , Europe fossil fuels , fossil fuels Germany , Germany brown coal mining , Germany coal , germany renewable energy , renewable energy sources , Solar Power        

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SunWize Systems prepares to give U.S. its largest solar carport installation

October 14, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: New solar electric system to reduce 7.6 million pounds of carbon emissions yearly. In an effort to utilize renewable energy and improve energy efficiency, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has recently awarded SunWize Systems the contract to design and install a 3.003 MW DC solar electric system in Arizona

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Personal Urban Transportation System is an electric backpack on wires

May 12, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Electric backpack harness system concept for urban transportation After gathering appreciation for his flying bicycle lane, the Kolelinia , the Bulgarian architect Martin Angelov is back again with another wild idea. This time around, he presents a backpack harness system that is latest form of urban transportation. Till now you have seen only spider man fly around the city using his network of web, but now you too can fell that divine power.

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World’s first biofuel-capable chopper offering sustainable aviation

May 12, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Sustainable helicopter with biofuel utilization capability. Choppers powered by petrol are what we have seen till date. But, it seems like folks at Delta Helicopters of Queensland, Australia are not too satisfied with it

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US to Announce National Carbon Emissions Reduction Target

November 23, 2009 by  
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Photo via ABC It’s about time. Just about every other developed nation has already set at least tentative, nonbinding carbon emission reduction goals

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CARB Unveils DriveClean, a New Web Tool to Help Consumers Pick Green Cars

November 20, 2009 by  
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California has just updated its Air Resources Board website to give consumers a wide range of information about all the alternative power cars coming out next year, from electric cars to diesel hybrids.

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Physicians Group Comes Out Strongly Against Coal Power

November 20, 2009 by  
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It’s been known for a long time that the emissions from coal are harmful, both to the environment and human health. Yet, because it’s so plentiful, the U.S. still gets the majority of its electricity from coal-fired power .

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