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On International Mother Earth Day, the United Nations has called for greater efforts to promote sustainable development and use of renewable energy sources, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealing for worldwide changes in attitude and practice to ...
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2014-04-22 13:20:26
Can we stop pretending biofuel from corn is helping the planet and the environment? The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a new report reversing its previous support of biofuels, stating, ?Increasing bioenergy crop cultivation poses risks to ecosystems and biodiversity? and ?[Use of biofuels]?can lead to greater total emissions than when using petroleum products
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2014-04-20 12:56:09
The new development should help to cut down on costs and/or the use of toxic chemicals in the paper and biofuel industries — thereby helping to reduce the pollution that typically accompanies these industries. Shawn Mansfield. Researchers have ...
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2014-04-16 05:58:26
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'Triple or quadruple renewables', say experts, as pressure grows for UK to deliver on eco priorities David Cameron's commitment to the green agenda will come under the fiercest scrutiny yet this week when top climate-change experts will warn that only greater use of renewable energy including windfarms can prevent a global catastrophe
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2014-04-12 17:08:10
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'Triple or quadruple renewables', say experts, as pressure grows for UK to deliver on eco prioritiesDavid Cameron's commitment to the green agenda will come under the fiercest scrutiny yet this week when top climate-change experts will warn that only greater use of renewable energy including windfarms can prevent a global catastrophe
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2014-04-12 16:00:03
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Never use greater-than-10 percent ethanol gasoline blends, which are now commonly available at gas stations throughout the country and may be lower in price than other blends. It is illegal to use higher-ethanol gasoline blends in small engines such as ...
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2014-04-11 02:43:34
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Hyundai’s Intrado uses carbon fibre extensively in its structure to reduce weight. This has the combined effect of lowering the car’s mass for greater efficiency but also offsets the weight of the hydrogen fuel cell that powers it
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2014-04-10 04:22:05
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. has applied for a $50,000 grant from the USDA to study whether the ethanol plant could host a facility that would convert organic wastes from a variety of sources into useful materials. The EDC expects the ...
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2014-04-08 21:19:21
Tuesday, March 25th, 2014      Leave a Comment
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A 300-mile power cable would be buried on land in Maine and then run across the Atlantic Ocean floor to Greater Boston under a proposal to tap Canada's plentiful hydropower to meet the needs of power-hungry southern New England. The so-called "Green Line" ...
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2014-03-25 12:19:31
Tuesday, March 25th, 2014      Leave a Comment
These fuels are chemically different from what's called "biodiesel," as we've told you, although both types can be used in any diesel engine. In a January announcement the aircraft maker said it had analyzed renewable diesel already ... For example, the biofuel must have an energy density equal to or greater than conventional jet fuel and it must be able to function in the heat of the desert and in the bitter cold at 40,000 feet
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2014-03-25 05:06:46
Thursday, March 20th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Mystery buyer of the Ithaca ethanol plant still a mystery. By Linda Gittleman, The Morning Sun. Posted: 03/20/14, 4:54 PM EDT |. # Comments. Underlying the Ithaca and county tax settlement was the potential buyer of the property. Greater Gratiot Development ...
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2014-03-20 15:58:04
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The project aims to modernize the Río Macho hydroelectric plant, opened in 1963, by increasing its generation capacity, its lifespan, and achieving greater efficiency in the plant.
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2014-03-20 10:23:20
Friday, March 14th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Sean McKaughan has more than 20 years of experience in sustainable development and is Chairman of the Board for Fundación Avina, a Latin American philanthropic foundation that works on sustainability in 18 countries. The effects of climate change are now apparent, driving a global move toward greater efficiency and adoption of renewable energy sources
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2014-03-14 17:10:29
Monday, March 10th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Collaboration With Roundtable On Sustainable Biomaterials Supports Greater Market Access For 'Smallhold' Farms Boeing is launching an initiative with South African Airways (SAA) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) to expand opportunities for “smallhold” farmers in Southern Africa to grow crops that produce sustainable fuels
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2014-03-10 04:05:48
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Consistent improvements in technology and gradually lower costs will drive high-concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) systems to superior efficiencies, making HCPV an increasingly viable rival to conventional solar-generating solutions, according to IHS.
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2014-03-10 03:51:39