Archive for the ‘Carbon’ Category

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Renewables and Nuclear Must Triple to Save Climate, Says UN

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

Renewables and Nuclear Must Triple to Save Climate, Says UN The world needs to triple the energy it gets from nuclear reactors, renewables and power[...]
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Tech Needed to Fight Climate Change, Says Murkowski

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by

Tech Needed to Fight Climate Change, Says Murkowski Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said that the U.S. need to invest in new energy efficiency and[...]
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Polar Vortex Emboldens Industry to Give New Life to Aging Coal Plants

Posted on March 11th, 2014 by

Polar Vortex  Emboldens Industry to Give New Life to Aging Coal Plants Masses of freezing arctic air rolling down from the North Pole have driven[...]
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EPA Adopts Stronger Standards on Gasoline and Cars to Reduce Smog

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by

EPA Adopts Stronger Standards on Gasoline and Cars to Reduce Smog The U.S. EPA has finalized new gasoline and car standards to reduce soot and[...]
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Report Reveals Lagging US Climate Change Legislation

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by

Report Reveals Lagging US Climate Change Legislation An audit made by the GLOBE Climate Legislation Study reports that out of 66 countries representing 88% of[...]
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Shell to Design Carbon Capture for U.K. Gas Plant

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by

Shell to Design Carbon Capture for U.K. Gas Plant Royal Dutch Shell Plc. has signed an agreement to develop a project aimed at capturing carbon[...]
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Climate Benefits of Natural Gas Questioned in New Report

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by

Climate Benefits of Natural Gas Questioned in New Report According to a comprehensive assessment of more than 200 studies, methane leaks from the production of[...]
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U.S. Electricity Demand Increased in 2013, Boosting Emissions

Posted on February 6th, 2014 by

U.S. Electricity Demand Increased in 2013, Boosting Emissions Total U.S. electricity demand rose 1.4 percent in 2013, the first gain since 2010. Coal produced 39[...]
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BP Energy Outlook Sees Emissions Rising 29% by 2035

Posted on January 21st, 2014 by

BP Energy Outlook Sees Emissions Rising 29% by 2035 BP Energy released their BP Energy Outlook last week, detailing worldwide energy demand for the coming[...]
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Idled Reactors Makes Tepco Double its Coal Use

Posted on January 16th, 2014 by

Idled Reactors Makes Tepco Double its Coal Use Tokyo Electric Power Co., the biggest power utility in Japan, burned twice as much coal in 2013[...]
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Climate Change: The Earth Shall Win, People Shall Lose!

Posted on December 4th, 2013 by

Prologue: To the discredit of the author, this piece offers no solution to the waging of war on climate change. It is merely a reflection on[...]
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Climate Change: The Earth Shall Win, People Shall Lose! (2nd part)

Posted on December 4th, 2013 by

continuation from: A 2013 report “Trends in Global CO2 Emissions” by Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency concluded: “Actual global emissions of CO2 reached a new record[...]
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Japan Lowers Carbon Emission Goal in Setback for UN Climate Change Address

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by

Japan Lowers Carbon Emission Goal in Setback for UN Climate Change Address Japan, the world’s fifth-largest carbon dioxide emitter, thinned-down its target to reduce greenhouse[...]
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New Climate Action May Impact Dividend Growth

Posted on October 11th, 2012 by

Out-of-control firestorms in Colorado and 100-degree heat index in the nation’s capital served as an apt backdrop for an important court ruling on climate risk. The[...]
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Does the Increasing Energy Uncertainty for Japan Make Carbon Reduction a Foregone Conclusion?

Posted on July 31st, 2012 by

According to published figures from the International Association for Energy Economics, Japan is the fifth largest emitter of CO2 in the world, and in 2009,[...]