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Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission
...illion roofs Power generators must source 20% from renewable
sources by 2010 Power firms rewarded if customers ...r vehicles, and long-term financial incentives for renewable
power - tie in with President Bush's call to reduce America's dependence on foreign oil. But befor...
Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?
...produce hydrogen from water using electricity from renewable
energy, which is very easy," he says. "This is alr... generating the gas from water, using 100 per cent renewable
energy from a hydroelectric plant in the Alps. It produces no CO2 emissions at all." Along with us...
A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government
...om reliance on fossil fuels and foreign oil toward renewable
fuels and green technology. A new survey showed th...slatures toward energy policies that focus more on renewable
fuels and conservation measures. Minnesota Gov. Tim Aplenty, a Republican, announced the "2...
Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits
...ergy efficient, and switch from gas to biofuels or renewable
electricity. But there would also be "negative" effects in terms of the lifestyle that people enjoy. Air travel would become far too expensive unless the industry "pulls something out of the hat" and finds a green fuel. And the diet of the count...
Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report
...ergy efficient, and switch from gas to biofuels or renewable
electricity. But there would also be "negative" effects in terms of the lifestyle that people enjoy. Air travel would become far too expensive unless the industry "pulls something out of the hat" and finds a green fuel. And the diet of the coun...
Lobster Shells Have Great Healing and Antiseptic Properties
...itin, which makes this compound a highly important renewable
resource that can easily be found in arthropods, insects, arachnids, molluscs, fungus and algae. The fishing industry in Cuba generates great amounts of lobster waste, 'a pollutant rich in proteins and chitin', states Professor Carlos Andrs Peniche...
Worms are Killing the Planet
... quoted as saying. In an interview with a leading renewable
resources journal, Jim Frederickson, senior research fellow at Britain's Open Universities faculty of technology, said the German research showed that worm composting has deleterious effects on the environment that should be considered more seriously...
China Cannot Be Blamed for Rising CO2 Emissions: Britain Official
...rgy technology to China to increase low carbon and renewable
energy take-up so the products we import have a smaller carbon footprint." Earlier this month at the biennial Group of Eight (G8) meet in Germany, where climate change and rising carbon dioxide emissions dominated the proceedings, the five 'Outreac...
Indian Projects Win Top Ashden Awards
...nstrated beyond doubt that it is possible to run a renewable
energy business which is both a striking commercial success, and which lifts people out of poverty, too." The awards ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London was addressed by former US Vice President Al Gore. "No-one can attend an eve...
Galapagos on UN Endangered List
...has been decided to make the island a showcase for renewable
energy in remote locations. Wind farm are being set up on San Cristbal, the largest of four inhabitable islands in the Galapagos Archipelago. It is expected to generate up to 2.4 megawattsmeeting half the energy needs of San Cristbals 6,000 resident...
Abu Dhabi to Have Worlds First Zero-carbon City
...arbon, zero-waste and multifaceted city powered by renewable
energy resources. According to WAM news agency, the multi-billion-dollar project to create an eco friendly city was officially launched Monday here. Spread on an area of six square kilometres, the city - housing energy, science and technology c...
Deadly Virus Hits Popular Lake in US
...til shes about 25. Its 15 for a male. Theyre not a renewable
resource like deer or geese. They may go down in population, but theyll make a comeback. If we over-harvest the sturgeon, or lose them to a disease of some sort, it could take 100 years to recover. Staggs doesnt know how susceptible sturgeon are to...
Surgeons Perform Nasal Reconstruction for War Veteran Using His Own Body Parts
...chers nose. All materials were taken from spare or renewable
parts of his own body. Fletchers new nose is completely functional. He can breathe and sneeze through it, and expectations are that he will soon be sensitive to smell and touch, his surgeons say. Scarring and swelling will naturally reduce for a...
Yale F&ES Graduation to Offset Gas Linked to Global Warming
...projects that sequester carbon dioxide or develop renewable
energy in order to offset the pollution that their... of biological or mechanical meansor that develops renewable
energy technologies, said Colleen Morgan, a member of the carbon neutral graduation committee who wi...
Multinationals Exploit Groundwater Sources, and People Suffer
...t would provide a means to use the town's abundant renewable
natural resource (spring water) to bring back jobs and economic stability to the community."But the companys contribution to the local economy in McCloud is questioned. For instance, in Mecosta County, Michigan, where Nestl opened a spring water bott...
Bio-fuels Would Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Senior British Scientists
...% of all fuel sold on UK forecourts to come from a renewable
source. Across the EU the renewable
transport fuels obligation will increase this to 5% by 2010, with the British government pushing for...
LCT Reports Major Step for Islet Transplantation in Diabetes Patient
...ant potential to address the key issues of finding renewable
donor cells and not using immunosuppression, as outlined in the National Institutes of Health (USA) and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) strategic plans," said Dr Paul Tan, LCT’s CEO. "LCT’s clinical trial program intends to test three ...
Ethanol Could Be Damaging for Human Health, New Study Says
...nd 15 percent gasoline. Ethanol is produced from renewable
resources such as corn or sorghum and can be blended with gasoline as a 10% (E10) or 85% (E98) blend. When 15% gasoline is blended with 85% ethanol, a fuel called E85 is created and can be used in vehicles classified by automobile manufacturers as ...
Drug Uses Up Water in Yemeni Capital, People Must Relocate
... from here down to the Red Sea coast. We could use renewable
energy there to desalinate sea water. And it would be cheaper than trying to provide enough water to Sanaa,' the minister explained. Anyway this is not the first time that Yemenis would be moving to avoid disaster. It's happened many times in the...
Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need for Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models
.... Larger-scale issues could vary from switching to renewable
energy sources to attempts at "geoengineering". The large-scale movement of people away from areas adversely affected by climate change and by other environmental and socioeconomic stresses is also a form of adaptation. Each of these options has envi...