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22/4/2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency slashed its target for 2013 use of cellulosic biofuel to less than a million gallons on Tuesday after the industry failed to meet goals for production of the fuel last year. The agency lowered the ...   
22/4/2014
On a stunning cloudless day in the Nevada desert, Lisa Jackson stands with her back to an array of advanced solar cells, peering across a low chain link fence at NV Energy's Fort Churchill Power Generating plant just a few hundred yards away. The ...   
21/4/2014
Well, this is going to be a heartbreaker for the hysterical global warming crowd. According to a new study, emissions from burning corn are worse for the environment and produce more CO2 or 'global warming' gases than the burning of traditional ...   
21/4/2014
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help ...   
20/4/2014
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help ...   
20/4/2014
OK, can we please stop pretending biofuel made from corn is helping the planet and the environment? With huge subsidies for ethanol in gasoline, with all States now selling gasoline having some ethanol blend, and a general misconception that ...   
31/3/2014
The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has for the first time acknowledged the risks of uncontrolled biofuels development, a skepticism that has slowly emerged into the mainstream scientific community, say academics.IPCC's ...   
27/3/2014
U.S. energy markets cannot absorb the levels of biofuels required by law to be blended into the fuel supply in 2014, Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy said on Thursday, defending a controversial proposal to slash the target for ...   
25/3/2014
The coal mine and adjoining power station in the small Australian town of Anglesea suffers from not one, but two incongruities.Anglesea, in Victoria, unlike its windswept Welsh namesake, is a bucolic surf location that sees a huge influx ...   
21/3/2014
A patchwork of state policies on renewable energy, energy efficiency and clean fuel are putting a dent in U.S. carbon emissions in the absence of a comprehensive set of federal policies, according to a new report from the advocacy group ...   
15/3/2014
On a perfect spring day in the coastal forest of North Carolina I hike along a nature trail - a thread of dry gravel between the pools of the Roanoke river backwaters. A glistening otter dives for lunch just a few feet away. Majestic ...   
14/3/2014
Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg this week announced that the country is to use its $920bn sovereign wealth fund to drive investment in renewable energy projects, confirming that it is to increase its exposure to clean energy ...   
23/2/2014
The line of headlights begins close to 6 a.m. as trucks and other vehicles file into the $250 million construction project south of this northwest Iowa town of 3,900. Some of the 300 construction workers come from Iowa. But most — with ...   
14/2/2014
The first thorough comparison of evidence for natural gas system leaks confirms that organizations including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have underestimated U.S. methane emissions generally, as well as those from the natural gas ...   
7/2/2014
India has a novel idea: Wean farmers from archaic power lines and expensive diesel fuel to run their water pumps with solar energy.The government is looking to swap 26 million groundwater pumps for more efficient irrigation models powered ...   
5/2/2014
IKEA plans to provide hundreds of solar lamps and fuel-efficient cooking stoves to refugee camps across the world, as part of a major new fundraising campaign. The Swedish furniture retailer launched the two-month campaign this week, ...   
31/1/2014
I have made my position on the Keystone XL pipeline quite clear. Approving this hotly debated pipeline would send America down the wrong path. The science tells us now is the time that we should be throwing everything we have into creating a ...   
15/1/2014
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said on Tuesday the first action by a new Senate task force on climate change will be to push Sunday news programs on global warming coverage. "Sen. [Brian] Schatz (D-Hawaii) and I are working on a letter" to ...   
13/1/2014
Fossil fuel emissions, buoyed by a slight increase in coal usage, despite President Barack Obama’s Republican-dubbed “war on coal”, rose by 2 percent in 2013, officials announced on Monday. According to a report in The Hill, it is the ...   
12/1/2014
Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out ...   
9/1/2014
Two of the U.S. Senate's biggest environmental boosters have launched a drive to revive the issue of climate change in Congress and defend President Barack Obama's climate action plan against opposition from Republicans. Democratic ...   
28/12/2013
Cape Wind is the leading offshore wind energy project in the United States. In 2001, more than 12 years ago, Jim Gordon, the project founder, started the process of promoting his vision of a building a 430 MWe (peak capacity) field of 130 massive ...   
24/12/2013
DYSFUNCTION in the federal government may be at an all-time high, but lawmakers are finding bipartisan unity regarding one goal: repeal of the ethanol fuel mandate. U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, has teamed with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, ...   
15/12/2013
GLOBAL warming or climate change is here to stay. In fact, it is manifesting its Sahara-like presence sooner than anticipated. But what does this drastic change in global weather patterns mean to the general public? What has triggered ...   
13/12/2013
Chevron and Shell are in the top 10 list of corporations responsible for more than 60% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions since the Industrial Revolution. This was one of the major findings of a "groundbreaking" study by independent ...   

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