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When we flip on a light, we rarely think about water.  But electricity generation is the biggest user of water in the United States.  Thermoelectric power plants alone use more than 200 billion gallons of water a day – about 49 percent of the nation’s total water withdrawals. La...
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Microalgae are slimy, tiny and green, but they could provide significant solutions to the energy crisis. Scientists are looking to these eukaryotes as a possible alternative energy source that could help countries wean their dependence on pollutant-producing fossil fuels. As we become aware of the e...
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Under a comprehensive strategy, Denmark is leading the world in renewables by Carin Hall According to Denmark's Energy Strategy 2050, the country's aims are to reduce fuel consumption 33 percent by 2020 and to achieve complete independence from fossil fuels by 2050. How? Numerous new wind project...
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  Introducing the real world of Algae and its scientific commercialization for Development of Sustainable Non-Food Algae Oil Crop Projects, Programmers and Priorities to Feed Biodiesel Industry Worldwide This is a programmed where you shall study & learn the ALGAE System in totality fro...
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       A landmark 2009 study, conducted by researchers at Iowa State's Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, and updated this week for impacts through 2011, found that US ethanol production reduced wholesale gasoline prices by an average of $1.09 per gallon, in 2011. ...
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For algae to power our cars and planes, production needs to be low carbon and cost effective, which means working with natural processes, not against them, say scientists.   Algae could become an important source of sustainable biofuel, as production doesn't compete with food crops for land. ...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
PRESIDENT Obama has promised to break the United States’ oil addiction and tackle global warming. With a decision he will make in coming days, he can do both, and help consumers cut gas costs as well. The right decision would be to order automakers to reduce tailpipe emissions by 6 percent, steerin...
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  State-owned power generating companies are dealing with high global energy prices that have cut their profits. China has also banned the export of diesel, to try to meet domestic demand. Power cuts occur every summer, but this year rising coal costs and a drop in hydropower output mean they...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Inflammable tap water, cancer threats and earthquakes: probably coming soon, near you. Sebastian Doggart reports from New York on the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or 'fracking'. Go to your nearest tap. Light a match, and place it next to the running water. If it catches fire, as it has in many ...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
  AS THE PRICE OF OIL roars above $100 per barrel and gasoline nears $4 per gallon, a cry for solutions understandably goes up. Higher gas prices amount to a regressive tax increase on the American consumer, with all that implies for the ability of the U.S. and global economies to sustain thei...
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