Energy

Climate Injustice on Display in the Streets of Toronto Today

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July 5, 2015 - Marchers have gathered here in Toronto for a mass demonstration in support of "climate justice." The moving force behind what is expected to be a worldwide street protest is 350.org, a social media phenomenon that is becoming the organized focus for fighting against government and corporate indifference to comba

More Nations Announce Carbon Emission Cuts

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July 2, 2015 - The United Nations has received commitments from 44 countries and the European Union (28 countries) so far in advance of the Paris climate change conference planned for December 2015. China, Brazil, South Korea, Iceland and Serbia are the latest to announce plans to decarbonize their economies over time.

Green IT Trends: How the Computer Industry Is Saving Energy

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July 2, 2015 - Today's guest blogger is Roy Rasmussen, co-author of the book, Publishing for Publicity. Roy is a freelance copywriter who focuses on ways to help small business get more customers through focused messaging.

What Do Governments Have to Do to Create Low-Carbon Economies?

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June 26, 2015 - National governments today have a lot of balls in the air.

Splitting Water Breakthrough at Stanford University

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June 24, 2015 - One of the knocks against hydrogen fuel cells comes from the way we create hydrogen by burning natural gas. The process is energy intensive and a carbon polluter.

Gizmos & Gadgets: Wind Turbines Get Some New Wrinkles

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June 13, 2015 - One looks like a wheel and combines power generation with a tourist landmark while the other looks like someone put an umbrella in front of a traditional three-bladed turbine. Both are turning heads.

A Windwheel that is a Tourist Attraction

Canada on Carbon Caught "Between a Rock and a Hard Place"

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June 12, 2015 - The latest blow comes from Statoil ASA, a player in the oil sands, whose chief economist yesterday called for increased carbon fees applied to the industry in Canada.

Carbon Pledge at G7 Meeting Not Worth Anything

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June 10, 2015 - The headlines in Canadian newspapers stated that Canada was now on board with the rest of the G7 countries pledging a low-carbon future. But that is precisely what Canada's leader, Prime Minister Steven Harper, did not do. The low-carbon future pledge has a shelf-life of 85 years. So our best before date for dealing with carbon emissions is the year 2100 AD.

EPA in U.S. Issues Study Showing Fracking Has Polluted Drinking Water in Some Cases

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June 7, 2015 - For how many years since hydraulic fracturing technology or fracking was first used have we been told by the industry that it does not contaminate drinking water. Turns out we were being sold a bill of goods.

When Oil Companies Just Don't Get It

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May 31, 2015 - ExxonMobil's May 27th annual shareholder meeting was given a political lesson from th

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