Britain Increasing Alternative Fuel Sector

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In the United States many are pushing for alternative fuels in order to decrease or eliminate dependence upon foreign oil. The condition of the environment, particularly global warming, is also playing a role in why governments are turning to alternative fuels. Britain attains a great deal of their fuel from the North Sea, however, the reserves in this area are in decline. Due to this, Britain is being forced to find alternative fuels.

Study: Shale Gas Detrimental To Global Warming

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Despite the growth of the renewable energy field, fossil fuel dependence continues to grow worldwide. Due to this, many are attempting to find new types of energy which could serve as a conventional fuel but with lower emissions. However, a new study performed by scientists in the United States to be released in the journal Climatic Change, has determined that shale gas would have a greater impact on climate change than current conventional fuels.

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Israel Takes Messianic Stance on the Rio+20 United Nations Conference

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billion ($365 million) for a decade of research and development, from jet fuel alternatives to oil-replacing technologies of all shapes and sizes. Israel is now home to over 100 alternative energy start-up companies and another 100 university-based research groups. Business & Politics Energy alternative energy clean energy fossil fuels politics Rio+20 solar power United Nations

EU Upgrades Relations with Israel, Energy Over Politics

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This announcement came almost a week after the European Commission and Israel announced they are increasing cooperative efforts to develop sustainable water supplies and energy-efficiency, including oil fuel alternatives. Pragmatic alternatives for the EU might include empowering Palestinian people and encouraging diversity and transparency within Israeli democracy. Read more about Israel’s global energy connections: Clean-Tech Bonds Forged Between Israel and Canada.

Cheese Waste Anyone?

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In these days of rising gas and oil prices, companies are turning to fuel alternatives. The current global focus on responsible products has not gone unnoticed by even the largest mega-corporations. Alternative Energy Environment Often, this involves biomass power generated from agricultural waste and forestry by-products. However, there are other possibilities. Kraft Foods is exploring its options and recently announced plans for several New York cheese plants.

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Aprés COP 18: Will Qatar Rebound with Solar?

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With free water and electricity, and the world’s largest carbon footprint, is Qatar’s new stance on solar a bona fide shift towards fossil fuel alternatives or are they simply catching the latest fashion? According to the Living Planet Report, produced by the World Wildlife Fund and the Global Footprint Network, if everyone lived like the average Qatari, Earth’s resources would need to increase fivefold.

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Cost Of Solar Drops Two-Thirds Since 2008; May Be Competitive With Fossil Fuels By 2016

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A pivotal player in reducing global emissions to curb climate change is through using renewable energy. Originally when solar panels came to the marketplace they were expensive and significantly more than typical fossil fuel alternatives. While solar energy still remains more expensive than fossil fuels, their prices have dropped notably in the last few years.

Fixing the Climate: A Radical Solution Explained In a New Book

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Wallace Broecker , the scientist who coined the term global warming way back in 1975, believes in a solution requiring a complete paradigm shift. He sounded the first klaxon call on global warming. The ‘Why’ has given way to the ‘How’ Wallace Broecker maintains that humankind will never be able to give up on fossil fuels. Alternative forms of energy are falling way short of the massive demand.