Archive for the ‘Carbon’ Category

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Eskom Coal Mine May Affect South Africa Water Supply, Says Times

Posted on October 28th, 2014 by

Eskom Coal Mine May Affect South Africa Water Supply, Says Times Water supply to millions of South Africans could be risked if the development of[...]
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BYD Introduces World’s Biggest Battery-Electric Vehicle

Posted on October 27th, 2014 by

BYD Introduces World’s Biggest Battery-Electric Vehicle BYD recently introduced what is said to be the world’s largest battery-electric vehicle at the 2014 American Public Transportation[...]
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Governor Cuomo Announces First New York Green Bank Deals

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by

Governor Cuomo Announces First New York Green Bank Deals Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday announced the first transactions of NY Green bank to spur renewable energy[...]
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Canada Opens First Carbon-Capture Coal Plant

Posted on October 6th, 2014 by

Canada Opens First Carbon-Capture Coal Plant Canada recently opened its first large-scale power plant that will burn coal while reducing carbon emissions by 90 percent,[...]
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New York to Spend $23 Million for Solar Panels on 24 Public Schools

Posted on October 1st, 2014 by

New York to Spend $23 Million for Solar Panels on 24 Public Schools The city of New York will spend $23 million to install solar-paneled[...]
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China’s Per Capita Emissions Exceeds EU’s 28-Member Nations

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

China’s Per Capita Emissions Exceeds EU’s 28-Member Nations According to data from Global Carbon Project for 2013, China’s per capita emissions have already exceeded those[...]
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Coal Mogul Express Probability of More Bankruptcies

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

Coal Mogul Express Probability of More Bankruptcies Robert E. Murray, the owner of Murray Energy Corp. – the biggest closely held U.S. coal producer, said[...]
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Helsinki Builds Giant Underground Water Tank to Cool Local Buildings

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

Helsinki Builds Giant Underground Water Tank to Cool Local Buildings Helsinki has recently announced some major environmental initiatives to make the city greener and smarter.[...]
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Study Says US Coal Exports to South Korea Will Reduce CO2

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

Study Says US Coal Exports to South Korea Will Reduce CO2 A study by researchers at Duke University and the University of Calgary has compared[...]
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Effort to Produce a Gallon of Tar Sands Oil Can Send an EV Over 30 Miles

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by

Effort to Produce a Gallon of Tar Sands Oil Can Send an EV Over 30 Miles A new report published over at Hybrid Cars reveals[...]
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Beijing To Ban Coal By The End of the Decade

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by

Beijing To Ban Coal By The End of the Decade The Chinese state press agency, Xinhua, has reported that Beijing is planning to ban coal[...]
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Delaying Climate Measures Will Cost Billions More, Whitehouse Warns

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Delaying Climate Measures Will Cost Billions More, Whitehouse Warns Failing to act quickly on climate change can greatly increase the cost of ensuing carbon emissions,[...]
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India Doubles Coal Tax, Favors Clean Energy Projects

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

India Doubles Coal Tax, Favors Clean Energy Projects India’s finance minister has decided to double the tax on every metric ton of coal mined or[...]
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Australia Becomes First Counrty to Repeal Carbon Levies

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by

Australia Becomes First Country to Repeal Carbon Levies Australia made history by being the first nation to abolish laws requiring companies to pay for carbon[...]
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Scientists Develops Efficient Solar Powered Fuel Cells for Capturing CO2

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

  Scientists Develops Efficient Solar Powered Fuel Cells for Capturing CO2 Researchers just killed two birds with one stone by developing a new process to[...]
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EU Seen Cutting Coal Use by Quadrupling Carbon Price

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

  EU Seen Cutting Coal Use by Quadrupling Carbon Price Europe could persuade utilities to shift from coal burning to cleaner natural gas by quadrupling[...]