Posts Tagged ‘global warming’

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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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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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Earthquakes, Water Pollution and Increased Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Fracking – Strike Number Three?

Posted on December 26th, 2011 by

The last decade has seen a sustained campaign by the hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking”) industry against its critics, as the fracking industry in the U.S. alone[...]
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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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Startling the Global Community, Canada Withdraws from the Kyoto Convention

Posted on December 16th, 2011 by

Canada has announced its intention to withdraw from the Kyoto treaty on greenhouse gas emissions (GGE), sandbagging the other signatories to the convention. The Kyoto[...]
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A Greener World: The Sustainability Decisions of America’s Leading Companies

Posted on September 6th, 2011 by

Imagine you just spent $50 at the store purchasing everyday household necessities and the store clerk inquires whether you would like to donate $1.50 for[...]
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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[...]
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Top Sustainability Companies in America Keep Moving Initiatives Forward

Posted on August 5th, 2011 by

When Tom Friedman published his memorable book, “Hot, Flat, and Crowded”, in 2006, it was a wake up call for many about the potentially desperate[...]
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Nuclear Twilight in Europe

Posted on July 8th, 2011 by

It is becoming evident to many that the March nuclear catastrophe at Japan’s six reactor Daichi Fukushima complex has dealt a huge, possibly fatal, blow[...]
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Is America Force Feeding American’s Oil?

Posted on May 23rd, 2011 by

On top of declining oil prices, declining petroleum consumption, a slight increase in the use of renewable energy, market launch of electric vehicles and the[...]
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Taking Account of Full Costs and Total Benefits in achieving a more efficient building sector: Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products

Posted on February 22nd, 2011 by

Simply put, Architecture 2030 (Ed Mazria) is among my favorite organizations. Architecture 2030 has been developing and promoting well-thought through and practical concepts for shifting America’s built[...]
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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[...]
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Advantages of Thermal Energy Storage Systems

Posted on January 2nd, 2011 by

In the early days of air-conditioning, electricity was plentiful and cheap, which enabled the building industry to provide almost all commercial buildings with comfort cooling. [...]
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This Is Not A Fire Drill, Global Warming Is Real

Posted on June 9th, 2010 by

Kevin Trenberth discusses the importance of understanding the changes that the Earth’s environment is making and why global warming is a real problem that needs[...]
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28% Emissions Reduction Target By 2020 Set, DER 02/01/10

Posted on February 1st, 2010 by

The Daily Energy Report for Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 discuss US emissions reductions by 2020, China’s capacity for manufacturing renewables, Nissan receives loan from DOE[...]