Posts Tagged ‘fossil fuels’


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[...]

Renewables to Overtake Fossil Fuels in Europe by 2020

Posted on April 4th, 2013 by

Renewables to Overtake Fossil Fuels in Europe by 2020 Europe’s share of generation capacity from renewable sources will increase by at least 40 percent by[...]

Should the Earth be a Sun?

Posted on December 20th, 2012 by

Several years ago, the University of Texas at Arlington’s (UTA) Maverick Lecture Series featured one of America’s most-famous and most-beloved astronauts, Sally Ride.  With much[...]

Fracking Toothpaste

Posted on April 16th, 2012 by

   Natural gas production, from hydrocarbon rich shale formations, known as “shale gas,” is one of the most rapidly expanding trends in onshore oil and[...]

Opportunities for Energy Innovators

Posted on February 17th, 2012 by

For a long time ‘clean’ and ‘green’ marked the forward trend in the energy industry. Then came the quest for ‘smart’ energy. And now ‘innovation’[...]

Clean Energy: How Much Hot Air?

Posted on February 10th, 2012 by

NewScientist’s January 28 issue is likely to unsettle clean energy advocates – but it is worth the read. The cover article, “Power paradox: Clean might[...]
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What is Clean, Abundant, Affordable and the Best Alternative Energy Source We Have?

Posted on January 25th, 2012 by

If you answered cold fusion, eeehhhhh! Your time’s run out!   If you answered natural gas, have a cigar. Natural gas for the simple reason that[...]

Richest Governments Won’t Act on Climate Change until 2020

Posted on December 21st, 2011 by

The United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, and members of the European Union have all revealed that there will be no treaty signed at the[...]
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Natural Gas: The Clean Alternative

Posted on December 12th, 2011 by

It has been common knowledge for quite sometime now that natural gas is a suitable clean alternative to all fossil fuels. Natural gas can reduce[...]

IEA Report Advises Governments to Embrace Renewables and Nuclear

Posted on November 15th, 2011 by

The good news is that on 8 November the International Energy Agency released its 2011 “World Energy Outlook.” While it will cheer nuclear advocates, overall[...]

Should Earth Consider Jenny Craig?

Posted on August 31st, 2011 by

Last week’s discussion, “Climate Change and Global Warming Uncovered Myth?,” centered around Randolph E. Schmid’s column “Global warming continues as greenhouse gas grows,” published by[...]

Greenwashing: Electric Cars & Innovation Stalled

Posted on June 23rd, 2011 by

Electric cars seem like the socially conscious, feel-good investment among environmentally friendly consumers. In corporate boardrooms, the innovation seemed well liked indeed. What’s not to[...]
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The Best Opportunities for Solar Energy

Posted on March 8th, 2011 by

Solar energy is improving business, sustainability and daily life in all parts of the world Abundant opportunities exist today for solar energy.  As an industry, solar[...]

Mechanical Monstrosities Of Fossil Fuel Extraction

Posted on March 1st, 2011 by

Between reports that peak oil has already passed, and recent investor demands from that energy companies start to include climate change in their risk assessments,[...]

What Is Nuclear Energy?

Posted on February 14th, 2011 by

Nuclear power plants produce electricity by boiling water into steam. This steam then turns turbines to produce electricity. Where nuclear energy facilities differ from power[...]

How Carbon Capture and Storage Work

Posted on February 13th, 2011 by

We are currently heading towards irreversible climate change. Too much CO2 in our atmosphere is leading to global warming, which is causing climate change. The[...]