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How to Reduce Global Warming for Fun and Profit

How to Reduce Global Warming for Fun and Profit We’re not actually so far off from turning emissions into commodities, it turns out. In the United States alone, a number of companies aim to convert waste carbon dioxide into chemicals that can be used to make products we buy every day The only people who […]

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Twenty-Two Percent of the World’s Power Now Comes from Renewable Sources

Twenty-Two Percent of the World’s Power Now Comes from Renewable Sources Wind, solar, and other clean energy sources “continued to grow strongly, reaching almost 22 percent of the global mix,” according to the IEA, “compared with 21 percent in 2012 and 18 percent in 2007.” The stone age didn’t end because we ran out of […]

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Patriot Coal Spills Waste 2 Months After Bankruptcy Exit

Patriot Coal Spills Waste 2 Months After Bankruptcy Exit First Freedom Industries and now Patriot coal. I can’t wait to hear how this is the fault of too much gubmint and how the free market would never let this happen.

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4 states confirm water pollution from drilling

4 states confirm water pollution from drilling Over the past 10 years, hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has led to a boom in oil and natural gas production around the nation. It has reduced imports and led to hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue for companies and landowners, but also created pollution fears. Its called […]

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For First Time, Anti-Terrorism Law Used to Have Americans Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline Arrested | The Dissenter

For First Time, Anti-Terrorism Law Used to Have Americans Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline Arrested | The Dissenter In an act of nonviolent civil disobedience, two individuals locked themselves with a bike lock inside one of the multiple revolving doors that lead into the atrium Anti-terror laws will be abused to toss non-violent left of center […]

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War on coal: A pretty good idea.

War on coal: A pretty good idea. the only way to consider new coal-fired plants a remotely plausible undertaking is to completely ignore the social costs of burning the coal. By the same token, simply throwing all my garbage into my neighbor’s back yard could look like a cheap and appealing alternative to proper trash […]

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36 Years Of Data, Not A Shred Of Evidence That Drilling Reduces Gas Prices

36 Years Of Data, Not A Shred Of Evidence That Drilling Reduces Gas Prices In a nutshell, US oil supply to small to effect prices on world market.

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GE’s Immelt wishes he had soft-pedaled green talk | Reuters

If I had one thing to do over again I would not have talked so much about green,“ Immelt said at an event sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "Even though I believe in global warming and I believe in the science … it just took on a connotation that was too elitist From […]

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The Moore’s Law of solar energy

That is changing. Over the last 30 years, researchers have watched as the price of capturing solar energy has dropped exponentially. There’s now frequent talk of a “Moore’s law” in solar energy. In computing, Moore’s law dictates that the number of components that can be placed on a chip doubles every 18 months. More practically […]

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New solar fuel machine mimics plant life

A prototype solar device has been unveiled which mimics plant life, turning the Sun’s energy into fuel. The machine uses the Sun’s rays and a metal oxide called ceria to break down carbon dioxide or water into fuels which can be stored and transported. From BBC News The big problem with Solar and Wind have […]