500 MW Solar Power Plant Will Be Southwest Africa’s Largest

October 26, 2011 by  
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Santiago Medem / CC BY-SA 2.0 A massive new solar power plant is in the works for Namibia , Renewable Energy World reports. The proposed project, to be built near the capital Windhoek by SSI Energy Solutions, currently has a power purchase agreement with the Namibian governme… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Weekday Vegetarian: Pumpkin with Chilies and Thai Basil

October 26, 2011 by  
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Photo: kelly Rossiter/ CC BY 2.0 When I was a kid we never had pumpkin any way except in pies and pumpkin bread . The only fresh pumpkin we ever had was for carving at Halloween. Now I roast them, use them in soups and

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Britain to Build More Nuclear Power Plants – And Despoil the Namibian Desert in the Process

November 9, 2009 by  
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photo: Geof Wilson via flickr. As part of new proposed low-carbon energy proposals, UK energy secretary Ed Miliband has outlined plans to build a fleet of new nuclear power plants . But as outlined in The Observer , the hidden costs of fueling those power plants include despoiling the Namibian desert, not to mention a gigantic coal plant to power uranium extraction:…

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Five Hundred Oil-Industry Geologists Vote on Peak Oil

November 9, 2009 by  
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Photo: Zazzle Guess What the Results Were The theory of peak oil itself is fairly non-controversial. But saying that we’re close to this absolutely peak in oil and gas production is still debated by very knowledgeable people on both sides. A few years ago, it seemed like the balance was tipped in the direction of the “peak oil is not a problem for the near future” side, but lately, it seems like things might be going the other way.

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