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Endangered Species Act Really Works
May 16th, 2018

Protecting endangered species through the U.S. Endangered Species Act really does work and many species near the brink of extinction are making a comeback because of the protections.

People Power, the Solution to Climate Inaction
February 11th, 2015

Many governments are too corrupt or incompetent to take action on climate change, so it is up to you and me.

Fracking Chemicals Cause Sterility & Birth Defects
December 5th, 2014

Chemicals used in fracking operations are highly toxic and can cause a wide range of serious health problems.

Green Energy Now Scotlands Main Source
November 29th, 2014

Scotland now generates more power from solar, wind & biomass than any other single source.

Hyundai-Kia to Pay $100M for Climate Violations
November 3rd, 2014

The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a historic settlement with the automakers Hyundai and Kia that will resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations based on their sale of close to 1.2 million vehicles that will emit approximately 4.75 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in excess of … Continue reading Hyundai-Kia to Pay $100M for Climate Violations

Oil Palm Waste Gas for Heat and Power
September 11th, 2014

The gasification of oil palm can simultaneously remove impurities and produce clean gas for heat and power generation from waste biomass.

New Technique to Convert Landfill Methane into Hydrogen
September 6th, 2014

Scientists have found a new way to convert methane gas into hydrogen.

Methane Hydrates – Climate Tipping Point?
January 2nd, 2014

A new study shows that the observed outgassing near Svalbard could be caused by natural temperature variations and may not be attributed to global warming.

Should We Expect a 20 Meter Ocean Rise?
July 26th, 2013

5 million years ago Earth experienced similar conditions as we are creating now and it resulted in a rise of ocean levels of 20 meters (65.6 feet)

Corrupt Judge Terrorizes Chevron Victims in Ecuador
July 17th, 2013

After dumping 18 billion gallons of toxic waste on the Ecuadorian rain forest, Chevron has the gall to use one of their judges to penalize indigenous Ecuadorians for seeking justice.

Canada Expands Tar Sands Insanity
July 13th, 2013

Despite the madness of converting boreal forests into leaking toxic sludge ponds, the government of Canada has approved a massive expansion of the devastation into some of the most important eco-systems in North America.

Can Global Warming Be Reversed?
July 11th, 2013

Some scientists are claiming that bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) can reverse the global warming trend and push temperatures back down, but there are conditions that must first be met.

Major Changes Needed for Coral Reef Survival
June 29th, 2013

To prevent coral reefs around the world from dying off, deep cuts in carbon dioxide emissions are required.

When Green Algae Run Out of Air
June 23rd, 2013

When green algae “can’t breathe”, they get rid of excess energy through the production of hydrogen.

Canada’s Oil Industry Gets a Message From God
June 22nd, 2013

Flooding of biblical proportions has forced the evacuation of most of Canada’s oil capital Calgary and and killed at least 3 people. Yet, no one seems to be getting the bigger message.

Divert Power to Shields–Solar Maximum Is Coming
December 20th, 2012

The main reason for this is that there has been an increase in society’s dependence on space-based services that are severely influenced by these disturbances.

Wind and Solar Power Paired With Storage Could Power Grid 99.9 Percent of the Time
December 18th, 2012

Renewable energy could fully power a large electric grid 99.9 percent of the time by 2030 at costs comparable to today’s electricity expenses.

Ancient Red Dye Powers New ‘Green’ Battery
December 12th, 2012

Chemists Use Plant Extract in Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Lithium-Ion Battery.

Wind and Solar Power Paired With Storage Could Power Grid 99.9 Percent of the Time
December 11th, 2012

A well-designed combination of wind power, solar power and storage in batteries and fuel cells would nearly always exceed electricity demands while keeping costs low, the scientists found.

Saudi Arabia Announces $109bn Solar Strategy
November 28th, 2012

Work is due to start on the country’s first solar farm early next year, officials say

Rosneft and Statoil Sign Declaration on Russian Arctic Shelf Environmental Protection
November 24th, 2012

Acknowledging that the Arctic environment consists of ecosystems with unique features and resources, and as such, require special protective measures, Rosneft has taken the initiative for a Declaration on environmental protection in the Arctic to be signed with its partners.

Peru Solar Power Program makes Headway
November 24th, 2012

Peru’s solar power received a boost with the commissioning of the first of two projects in a $210 million partnership.

UK Energy Deal Triples Renewable Subsidy by 2020
November 24th, 2012

British government support for low-carbon electricity generation will triple by 2020 after the energy and finance ministries reached a deal to end months of wrangling over costly reforms.

Algae Can Take Energy from Other Plants
November 21st, 2012

The alga secretes enzymes (so-called cellulose enzymes) that ‘digest’ the cellulose, breaking it down into smaller sugar components which are then transported into the cells and transformed into a source of energy: the alga can continue to grow.

Tiny Island Chain Becomes World’s First Solar-Powered Territory
November 18th, 2012

Tiny Tokelau will no longer rely on imported diesel, instead switching over to solar panels and coconut-based biofuel.

Pressure Builds For Better Oil Spill Clean-Up Technology
November 5th, 2012

Researchers from Pennsylvania State University have come up with a novel gel that can absorb 40 times that is strong enough recover the oil.

Greening Havana
November 4th, 2012

Sandra Ribalta is now working to raise awareness of climate change, as the key reason for reforestation.

Cities Can Get Greener By 2030 As New Urban Areas Built
October 16th, 2012

The world’s urban areas will more than double in size by 2030, presenting an opportunity to build greener and healthier cities.

California City Bans Smoking In Multi-Family Homes
October 16th, 2012

San Francisco suburb banned smoking in duplexes, condominiums and other multi-family homes, with city leaders saying they hoped to lead a wave of such regulations across California and ultimately the country.

Amsterdam Goes Green With Electric Scooter Taxis
October 2nd, 2012

The electric scooters drive at a maximum speed of 25 km/h and can go 130 km on a fully charged electric battery.

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