Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

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UN Sees Irreversible Damage Caused By Fossil Fuel

Posted on November 4th, 2014 by

UN Sees Irreversible Damage Caused By Fossil Fuel Humans are causing irreversible damage to the planet from burning fossil fuels. Widespread harm from rising global[...]
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Repsol Taps IBM’s Analytics Machine to Explore Oil

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by

Repsol Taps IBM’s Analytics Machine to Explore Oil Repsol, Spaim’s biggest energy firm, will utilize IBM’s Watson data-analyzing tool to try to make it easier[...]
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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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Batteries That Can Be 70% Recharged in Two Minutes

Posted on October 14th, 2014 by

Batteries That Can Be 70% Recharged in Two Minutes Scientists from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed a new lithium-ion battery that can be[...]
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MIT Develops Solar Mapping Tool

Posted on October 7th, 2014 by

MIT Develops Solar Mapping Tool A rooftop solar mapping and assessment tool being developed in MIT could eventually simplify the process of discovering the solar[...]
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Australia Solar Firm Makes Storage Breakthrough

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by

Australia Solar Firm Makes Storage Breakthrough Novatec Solar- a company owned by Australia’s Transfield Holdings – has commissioned a solar thermal energy demonstration plant in[...]
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Chin Strap that Harvests Energy from Jaw Movements

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by

Chin Strap that Harvests Energy from Jaw Movements Jaw movements are proving to be one of the most promising candidates for generation electricity from human[...]
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Chevron’s Search for Alternative Fuel Have Gone Awry

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

Chevron’s Search for Alternative Fuel Have Gone Awry Chevron Corp.’s pursuit to turn plants into alternative fuel for profitable large-scale production has come to naught.[...]
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Hydraulic Fracturing Boom Hits Water Wall

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Hydraulic Fracturing Boom Hits Water Wall The World Resources Institute has released a new report that lays out the potential for water scarcity to put[...]
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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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Marine Renewable Energy Advancement Taking Longer Than Hoped

Posted on August 19th, 2014 by

Marine Renewable Energy Advancement Taking Longer Than Hoped Given the common knowledge that our planet is covered mostly by water, it is bizarre to many[...]
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Drillers Illegally Used Diesel For Hydraulic Fracturing, Says Report

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by

Drillers Illegally Used Diesel For Hydraulic Fracturing, Says Report A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project, reveals that several oil companies have been illegally[...]
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Temporary Tattoo Batteries Produce Power From Sweat

Posted on August 15th, 2014 by

Temporary Tattoo Batteries Produce Power From Sweat Wenzhao Jia, Ph.D., a postdoctoral student at the University of California San Diego, along with her colleagues have[...]
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Global Gasoline Consumption Set to Plummet

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

Global Gasoline Consumption Set to Plummet According to Navigant Research, gasoline consumption for road transportation will drop by 4% from 2014 to 2035 as more[...]
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Japan Turns to Hydrogen to Diversify Energy Sources

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

Japan Turns to Hydrogen to Diversify Energy Sources According to a report by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, the hydrogen market in[...]
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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,[...]