Researchers at Penn State have found a friendly microbe that'll take our excess CO2, add some water, a charge of electricity, and return us methane. The original purpose of the portable electrolysis cell research: producing H2.
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Wow, what a day for the petroleum people. BP (which used to be British Petroleum) has fessed up on three American investigations and will pay a huge fine.
Crude prices have fallen from their record levels. Apparently the wise folk on Wall Street now think Turkey will not attack ther Kurdish area of Iraq.
The past decade has seen a surge in solar installations across the San Francisco Bay Area and the Silicon Valley leads the region. Top five counties in the region:1.
Forty years ago the protagonist in "The Graduate" was told the magic word for the future was "plastics." I would suggest the magic word for our future now is "water.
Map showing Foula's location, courtesy of UK's Joint Nature Conservation Commission.First, there's a proposal from scientists that more gardening globally and more farming could help with the problem of carbon emissions and greenhouse gases.
The U.S. government has decided to being leasing some more undersea land to petroleum companies.
First, this year work begins on construction of the FutureGen coal-burning plant in Mattoon, Illinois. Funded largely by federal grants and run by a coalition of mining and electricity companies, FutureGen is to be almost emission free.
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NASA climate scientist James Hansen is anti-coal. And he states his case firmly wherever he goes.