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Posted By: Ramanathan Menon - Editor and Publisher, Energy Blitz
On: August 24, 2010
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a promising technology that could play a major role in the management of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) released into the atmosphere -- the largest of which is carbon dioxide (CO2). By integrating three individual technologies the oil and gas industry has used for  more...
Posted By: Arno A. Evers - Founder, Arno A. Evers FAIR-PR
On: August 20, 2010
With fanfare and high expenditure in top brass, high-calibre personell on both sides of the podium and with high travelling costs, GE (General Electric Company) announced in its GE Global Research Europe Center in Garching (near Munich), Germany on July 15 the GE's US $200 million ecomagination Challenge to seek  more...
Posted By: Dennis Roberts - President, Energy Efficiency Done Right
On: August 10, 2010
Is it getting hotter in here, or is it just me? If you are in an urban area where cement, bricks, asphalt and other building materials are displacing lots, fields, and plants, you most likely are getting hotter. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) -- city growth where  more...
Posted By: Stephen Ziri
On: July 1, 2010
One of the major challenges facing the realization of clean energy is technology. Since the mid 19th Century, scientists noted that the earth's temperature was rising as a result of the high concentration of Green House Gases (GHG) in the earth's atmosphere. Green House Gases are those gases that prevent  more...
Posted By: Ramanathan Menon - Editor and Publisher, Energy Blitz
On: April 28, 2010
Local newspapers, magazines and websites say that India is facing acute energy crunch. They also point out that the main problem rests largely with India's overdependence on coal, as India's coal reserves had shaped all its energy policies. Depending solely on coal, the thermal power stations in the country were  more...
Posted By: Ferdinand E. Banks
On: February 18, 2010
About a month ago, toward the conclusion of an important workshop at the Scuola di Dottorato in Scienza Ambientali of the University of Siena (Italy), Professor Riccardo Basosi or Professor Robert U. Ayres - or both - raised the question of the possible outcome of the forthcoming Copenhagen Climate Summit.  more...
Posted By: Bob Ashworth
On: February 2, 2010
Do you realize that CO2 emissions created by man's activities, combustion of fuels, etc. (called anthropogenic emissions) is miniscule compared to the emissions of CO2 from nature? Table 1 was developed by the IPCC. It shows annual CO2 emissions to the atmosphere from both nature and man and how much  more...
Posted By: John K. Sutherland - Chief Scientist, Edutech Enterprises
On: January 13, 2010
"To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact" -- Charles Darwin. Time to step back from the brink! Recent revelations of possible wrongdoing in Climate Research, now that the Climate Research Unit in the UK (CRU)  more...
Posted By: John K. Sutherland - Chief Scientist, Edutech Enterprises
On: January 5, 2010
'The improver of natural knowledge absolutely refuses to acknowledge authority, as such. For him, scepticism is the highest of duties; blind faith the one unpardonable sin.' T.H. Huxley. There is something rotten in the state of Denmark about to happen in early December. It is called COP-15 -- Conference of  more...
Posted By: Ferdinand E. Banks
On: December 29, 2009
Several years ago I gave a number of energy economics lectures which included an insistence that the Kyoto conference on the environment was badly flawed. My reasoning turned on the neglect of nuclear energy, as well as the decision taken at that meeting to promote cap-and-trade (or emissions trading) as  more...

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