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COP21 Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Omission Addressed by 23 Countries

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February 9, 2016 - At the Paris climate talks greenhouse gas emissions from ships and airplanes were discussed but there was no final agreement on a cap.

Carbon Capture and Storage Technology Still Hanging Around

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February 6, 2016 - Carbon capture and storage or CCS is seen by some to be the technological fix that will help us continue to use fossil fuels to generate energy for the foreseeable future. The vision for CCS has been optimistic. The results, on the other hand, have yielded only a few scattered successes.

Carbon Capture and Storage Technology Still Hanging Around

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February 6, 2016 - Carbon capture and storage or CCS is seen by some to be the technological fix that will help us continue to use fossil fuels to generate energy for the foreseeable future. The vision for CCS has been optimistic. The results, on the other hand, have yielded only a few scattered successes.

Oil Industry Facing Two Shocks - Falling Prices and Climate Change Action

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February 4, 2016 - Back from Costa Rica where my wife and I spent the last two weeks enjoying a country and people who live by the slogan "pura vida" which translates from the Spanish to English literally as "pure life." But in Costa Rica it has much larger meaning, a greeting that has been around for more than half a century that says something

Hydrogen Energy Storage: A Breakthrough Technology to Compliment Rooftop Solar Panels

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January 11, 2016 - Today's guest bloggers are Sebastian-Justus and Jan Schmidt. I was approached by one of their colleagues about the technology they describe here back in November of last year and was immediately intrigued - using hydrogen storage along with solar power for residential renewable energy. A bit about both of them.

Integral Molten Salt Nuclear Reactors Could be Deployed in the Next Decade

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January 9, 2016 - Small molten salt nuclear reactors may become a part of the energy mix by the mid-2020s if Terrestrial Energy has its way.

Peter Diamandis Shares His Top 10 Technology Breakthrough Picks for 2015

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December 31, 2015 - It is the last day of this year and I thought I would share with you the latest email blast from Peter Diamandis. Peter and his team of prognosticators and visionaries picked the following 10 from over 100 prospects. As in rocket launches our countdown goes from 10 to 1. Enjoy the read.

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"I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy." - Thomas Edison

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December 29, 2015 - The headline of this posting is a quote ascribed to Thomas Alva Edison in a conversation he had with Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone

What Will it Take for the United States to do What Costa Rica Has Accomplished in 2015?

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December 27, 2015 - Costa Rica has been providing electricity to the country using no fossil fuel sources. The diesel generators are silent as renewable energy takes over. There are no longer any coal-fired thermal energy power plants.

Coal and COP21: Is It the End of Days for This Fossil Fuel?

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December 11, 2015 - The climate talks in Paris will end on Saturday with some kind of international agreement. It will not bind any one nation to meeting carbon reduction targets but it will establish milestones with wording that will include commitments to not let warming exceed 2.0 Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) degrees by the end of the century.

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