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Algae returns as fuel for our future

Green Prophet

“The next question is how to beef up production for industrial purposes — to get the algae to overproduce the enzyme.”

The Toxic Waters of the Tar Sands Industry

Sierra Club Compass

170 percent: The expected growth in freshwater use by the tar sands industry by 2030. 68 square miles: Size of toxic tar sands tailings lakes.

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Fossil Fuel Subsidies: A Global Scandal.

Elephant Journal

The poorest 20 percent of developing countries only marginally benefit from energy subsidies.

The Money Behind Fossil Fuel Exports

Sightline Daily

But the truth is that standing right behind the fossil fuel companies is a second Goliath. Some of the financial sector’s heaviest hitters are deeply enmeshed in fossil fuel export plans. Buffett is also a major player in the crude oil-by-rail projects that are transforming the oil industry across North America.

Superpower “Laxative Nut” Tree Could Solve Egypt’s Fuel Crisis

Green Prophet

Business & Politics Energy agriculture biofuel Climate Change desert Desertification fuel crisis jatropha pollution Image via Wikipedia.

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E.ON dumps fossil fuels and nuclear, goes all-in on renewable energy

Green Blog

They have not yet named this new fossil fuel company but said that the spin-off will take place after 2016. While E.ON This decision by E.ON

Jacob Karni’s Solar Turns Brown Coal Into Clean Fuel

Green Prophet

is now building a solar reactor for the conversion of CO2 on an industrial scale. Jacob Karni from the Weizmann. Jacob Karni. NewCO2Fuels Ltd.

Massive Twitterstorm demanding an end to fossil fuel subsidies underway

Green Blog

A 24-hour “storm” against fossil fuel subsidies was launched today by , Avaaz , Greenpeace , and other environmental organizations on the popular social network site Twitter. billion per day , or as much as $1 trillion dollars annually (PDF), to keep us all hooked on climate killing fossil fuels.

What's Next: 3D Solar Cells to revolutionize the photovoltaic industry


Solar technology is in itself a relatively ‘young’ energy source compared to fossil fuels when it comes to generating electricity out of it.

When Will the Coal, Oil, Gas, and Nuclear Industries Stand On Their.

Sierra Club Compass

Bangladesh Hits One Million Solar Home Systems » When Will the Coal, Oil, Gas, and Nuclear Industries Stand On Their Own Feet? Compass.

Keeping the industrial economy and stopping climate change is an illusion

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) To think we can keep the industrial economy and stop climate change is an illusion. It would require a miracle.

Ethical Oil, Gas and Mining? EITI is the LEED of Fossil Fuels

Green Prophet

Cue the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). How can this be? Partly, the answer lies with irresponsible resource extraction.

Event: Southwest Washington—the Oil Industry’s Sacrifice Zone?

Sightline Daily

Click image for event flyer. The event is free and open to the public, so we recommend that you arrive early in order to assure yourself a seat.

Can Gray Infrastructure Be Green?

Conservancy Talk

Renowned biologist, philosopher and naturalist Edward O. We think it’s possible, but there’s not a lot of room for error.

Arab Israeli Yafa Energy Plans to Solar Power Traditional Industry

Green Prophet

Yafa Energy could be a bridge over which Arab-Israeli technology finds its way to industries in the Arab world seeking renewable energy solutions.

How Fossil Fuel Money Plays in Northwest Elections

Sightline Daily

Over the last few years, the Northwest has been embroiled in an increasingly heated debate over its participation in fossil fuel exports.

Peak Phosphorus Fuels the World’s Growing Bellyache

Green Prophet

Food industrialization caused a biological custody battle: one branch took the animals and the other got the crops.  So what’s the big deal? Phosphorus

Campaign to end fossil fuel subsidies tops Twitter ahead of Rio+20

Green Blog

And so the 24-hour Twitterstorm against fossil fuel subsidies is over. The organizers are hoping that the Twitterstorm will push world leaders to agree to end fossil fuel subsidies at the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development which is being held in Brazil tomorrow. Fossil fuels subsidies have no place in today’s world.

Is the post-fossil fuel economy already emerging?

Green (Living) Review

Thus I ask as to whether it is possible that the post-fossil fuel era has already begun? But the nuclear industry provides nice backhanders, of that we can be sure; something that the renewables industry cannot and will not do. Indeed, for all the talk of insurmountable challenges and very real crises?both We are the power.

Quicargo puts empty trucks back in business

Green Prophet

Quicargo, the latest in startups making old inefficient worlds more sustainable, targets inefficiency in the global transportation industry.

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How the Oil Industry Will Try to Kill Carbon Pricing

Sightline Daily

As Oregon and Washington contemplate a carbon tax or carbon cap , the oil industry is revving the engines for an astro-turf scare campaign here.

Civilization without destruction

Conservancy Talk

But even more so when you consider the context for his writing. It’s called nature. Our natural infrastructure is the best technology we have.

Israel’s Energy Industries Wins Power From Garbage Contract in Ghana

Green Prophet

The use of methane gas produced by large landfills is one of many ideas as a way of reducing the world’s dependence on fossil fuels.

Filmmaker Craig Rosebraugh Pursues Trail of Environmental Destruction, Illness and Death in Examination of the Fossil Fuel Industry


What happens when an industry has too much power? and abroad. Rosebraugh’s in-depth investigation into

Furukawa Battery plans for fuel cells powered by salt water


B.Sameer Kumar: Fuel cell technology is no doubt the future of clean energy. Salt Water Fuel Cells. Via: Forbes

Small or Large, Communities Nationwide Face Fallout of Dirty Fuel Production

Sierra Club Compass

In the small college town of Bradford, the setting for a dirty fuel disaster was different but the dangers the same. Dirty Fuels Oil Tar Sands

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Fossil fuel expansion is a crime against humanity

Green Blog

Marc Lee who is the senior economist for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and chair of the Progressive Economics Forum writes in one of his latest articles that we should see fossil fuel expansion as a crime against humanity. Let’s say that again. That’s a little thing we call justice.&#. You can read his whole article here.

Will COP 21 finally deal with climate change ?

Green Prophet

We need a legally binding treaty for all countries to adhere to; especially the large industrialized countries” Ms. Or will it?

Northwest Fossil Fuel Exports: New Sightline Report for Canada

Sightline Daily

It was an election in which the politics of fossil fuel expansion played a meaningful role , particularly for the NDP, the major opposition party.

Top 4 Reasons the US Still Doesn't Have a Single Offshore Wind.

Mother Jones

And in early January industry advocates managed to convince Congress to extend a critical tax incentive for another year. Skip to Navigation.

CHARTS: World's GMO Crop Fields Could Cover the US 1.5 Times.

Mother Jones

In 2012 they surpassed industrial countries in their share of the worlds GMO crops, the group reports. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content.

Nothing Can Go Wrong with Dirty Fuel Trains?

Sightline Daily

Thankfully, no fossil fuels—no oil, no coal, no petcoke , no tar sands crude—pollutes the Clark Fork today. We walked by the water.

First fuel cell powered locomotive makes a silent entry into mining world


Fuel Cell Locomotive. Fuel Cell Locomotive. Fuel Cell Locomotive. Picture Gallery. Via: Miningreview

Leviathan and Solaris Synergy Imagine if the Water for the Shower.

Green Prophet

Israel took over the chairmanship in the fall and has paired two innovators with EU firms. Part of the Green Deeds series. um, really?

Ricardo and Recycling Technologies to characterise plastic waste derived clean fuel

Green (Living) Review

This can result in a reduction exceeding 90 percent of the test fuel consumed in a typical research or development project.

Israeli Firm to Mine Dutch Sewers for the New Gold

Green Prophet

When burned, the pellets do not emit harmful gases, according to the company, but they also boast a higher caloric value than wood.

Tesla teases with insanity: get shocked by this electric car!

Green Prophet

Green Prophet says if Insane Mode lures more customers from gas-guzzling luxury cars, more power to Tesla and the EV industry.

How the Farm-to-Car Movement’s Leader, Debbie Mielewski of Ford, Works: Heroines for the Planet

Eco Chic

There is fuel in every bit of vegetable matter that can be fermented. Amazingly: She doesn’t care if anyone knows her name. Yes. .

Dubai Unveils $500,000 Lamborghini Cop Car

Green Prophet

That translates to over 3 gallons of fuel per shift burned just staying in place. Imagine how much fuel the Aventador will use? seconds. 

?Fuel Economy: How Are We Doing?

Green Home Blog

Fuel Economy: How Are We Doing? It will take time before everyone owns a high fuel efficient or solely electric vehicle. TRI Stats.