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Indonesia - The World's 6th Largest GHG Emitter Faces Coal Energy Challenge

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March 1, 2015 - In 2012 Indonesia's contribution to greenhouse gas (GHG) global emissions amounted to 4.5%. That placed them sixth, well behind the United States, China and Germany.

The State of Carbon Capture and Sequestration

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February 17, 2015 - The Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Institute (GCCS) in its most recent report tells us there are approximately a dozen large-scale CCS projects operating around the world. The total amount of captured carbon dioxide (CO2) amounts to less less than 30 million tons per year.

Healthcare Organizations Urge Fossil Fuel Divestment

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February 6, 2015 - A coalition of health groups in the United Kingdom have come out with a strong recommendation on divestment in shares of fossil fuel companies.

Energy Companies Continue to Opt Out of CCS Projects

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January 25, 2015 - Once again the energy companies of the world have found a retreat from carbon to be too painful for their pocket books. The latest is a decision by four European utilities to opt out of a decade long carbon capture and sequestration project.

MIT Researchers Question Carbon Sequestration to Reduce CO2

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January 23, 2015 - Carbon capture and sequestration, or CCS, is the engineering answer to "having our cake and eating it too!" Those who believe we c

A New Canal Across Nicaragua - A Good or Bad Thing

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January 15, 2015 - A 277 kilometer (172 mile) proposed interoceanic canal, the proposed route seen on the map below, represents one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects to be undertaken this century. The estimated cost is $50 billion USD.

The Collapse of Western Civilization - Speculation on Our Future

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January 12, 2015 - "Science fiction writers construct an imaginary future; historians attempt to reconstruct the past.

The Fate of an Oil Sands Pipeline Appears to be Doomed For the Wrong Reasons

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January 7, 2015 - I'm not sure if the Keystone XL is the most notorious pipeline that has yet to be built but it sure has come to symbolize to environmentalists a line in the sand that cannot be crossed.

Prospects for 2015 Look Good

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Pundits will list hundreds of predictions this time of year, most fading quickly from mind as we cope with rushing events. At www.TechCastGlobal.com, we think the three dominant themes below will set the path for the near future. The TechCast Team is fairly confident you can count on these broad parameters to guide events over the short-term of 2-3 years.

New Research Shows What Happens When Plankton Ingests Oil Spills

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December 27, 2014 - When an oil spill happens in the ocean much of it gets ingested by small marine creatures like the ones seen in the picture below.

 

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