US Geothermal Power Potential 10x That Of Coal Power Plants, New Analysis Shows

October 26, 2011 by  
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© SMU Geothermal Laboratory A new assessment of the geothermal power potential of the United States shows that the nation has roughly 3 million megawatts available and waiting to be tapped using the latest enhanced geothermal drilling methods — that’s 10 times the installed capacity of the nation’s coal-fired power plants…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Giant Melting Crayon Sculptures Highlight Raging Wildfires, Record Heat in Texas

October 26, 2011 by  
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Ashton Thornhill/National Ranching Heritage Center /Promo image The massive flames licking the ground around the National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock, Texas, reach up to eight feet high, glowing bright red, orange, and yellow against the dusty backdrop. Fortunately, these “flames” pose no threat to the array of nearby trees, grasses, and buildings — and if the record-breaking heat keeps up, they may just melt away altogether…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Far Lower Cancer Risk In US Nuclear Power Plant Meltdown Than Previously Assumed, Regulators Say

August 1, 2011 by  
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A new assessment by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission of the potential consequences of a nuclear power plant meltdown (the details of which have come to light pre-publication via the Union of Concerned Scientists and the New York Times ) finds far lower numbers of people can expect to get cancer in the event of a disaster than previously estimated…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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GE Will Expand LED Bulb Lineup with 60W, 75W and 100W Replacements

August 1, 2011 by  
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Photo: Michael Graham Richard Nothing Will Stand in the Way of LEDs Taking Over The latest generation of LED light bulbs have proven (see my reviews of GE , Philips , and Qnuru LED bulbs ) that they have what it takes when it comes to light quality, but before they can… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Gulf Oil Spill Caused Inches of Dead Animals & Oil to Coat Seafloor

February 21, 2011 by  
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image: Fisheries & Oceans Canada Ten months on since the Gulf Oil Spill started and we get a new assessment of how bad things were and are in the deep parts of the gulf.

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Gap Between National Emission Reduction Pledges & What’s Needed Is Wide – And Not Narrowing

December 8, 2010 by  
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photo: Phil Whitehouse / Creative Commons At the COP16 climate talks enter into the home stretch, UNEP has released a new assessment of the gap between what nation’s emission reduction pledges will do and what is actually needed to keep global temperature rise below 2°C . As you might expect if you’ve been following this for a while, tha… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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