GENUINELY CLEAN ENERGY MIX NEEDED

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Whilst the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) applauds the Government’s commitment to combat climate change and to ensure energy security, the Institution believes that Britain can meet its targets without building new nuclear power stations. An evolving energy mix is required, with an increasing proportion of low-carbon and renewable fuels and methods of generation.

Carbon Capture and the Oil Sands

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President Obama has hinted at a green energy policy that would limit "dirty" sources of fuel, like the oil sands. Canada has hinted at developing carbon capture and storage ( CCS ) technology to make the oil sands development cleaner. CCS has yet to be developed and more energy is used in extracting crude than is gained from the use of it. During yesterday's meeting with the Canadian Prime Minister the issue was discussed but no details were given.

How Humanity can act on Moving Planet Day

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A key sponsor is 350.org which wants atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration to be no more than 350 parts per million (ppm). 300.org, which demands that atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) be returned ASAP to 300 parts per million (ppm) from the current 394 ppm (increasing at 2.4 A great decision by Germany to prohibit as yet commercially unproven Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).

How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy Independence by greenwise on December 13, 2010 Showing the world how to manage its finances is not the forte of Iceland. The small country of Iceland, with only about 318,000 inhabitants, leads the world in clean energy production. Iceland is the paradigm for using geothermal energy.

How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy Independence

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy Independence by greenwise on December 13, 2010 Showing the world how to manage its finances is not the forte of Iceland. The small country of Iceland, with only about 318,000 inhabitants, leads the world in clean energy production. Iceland is the paradigm for using geothermal energy.

OPEC Countries Seek “Developing Nation” Funds to Capture CO2

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Oil giants are looking into CCS to cut greenhouse gases. Well, now we know why Saudi Arabia held out for Carbon Capture & Storage to be eligible for CDM funding at Cancun. As yet, only eight large-scale CCS projects are actually in operation.

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Go Green, Save Energy and Be Cool | Living Green and Saving Energy

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Go Green, Save Energy and Be Cool by greenwise on January 20, 2011 The iPhone has been an overwhelming success.

Global Warming Helps International Relations

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As surprising as it sounds, we may have an example of a beneficial effect of man-made carbon dioxide emissions.

Global Warming Helps International Relations | Living Green and.

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As surprising as it sounds, we may have an example of a beneficial effect of man-made carbon dioxide emissions.

Green Living Tip: Recycle Aluminum

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Living Tip: Recycle Aluminum by greenwise on December 23, 2010 Here is a simple tip for living greener. The less put into the recycling bin, the better, as that type of recycling costs energy.

Green Products | Renewable Products | Pepsi To Use a Bottle Made.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Products: Pepsi To Use a Bottle Made from 100% Plant Materials by greenwise on March 16, 2011 Pepsi announced that it will begin using a new bottle for soft drinks made from 100% plant based materials.

Green Products: Pepsi To Use a Bottle Made from 100% Plant Materials

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Products: Pepsi To Use a Bottle Made from 100% Plant Materials by greenwise on March 16, 2011 Pepsi announced that it will begin using a new bottle for soft drinks made from 100% plant based materials.

Green Product Alert: Biodegradable Sneakers

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Product Alert: Biodegradable Sneakers by greenwise on March 3, 2011 Biodegradable sneakers are almost here.

Green Product Alert: Biodegradable Sneakers | Living Green and.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Product Alert: Biodegradable Sneakers by greenwise on March 3, 2011 Biodegradable sneakers are almost here.

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Five Green Cities

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Five Green Cities by greenwise on December 20, 2010 Post describes 5 green cities around the world on “ How Stuff Works &# For the record, they are 5.

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Garra Rufa Fish Give a Great Foot Massage: “Doctor Fish” Therapy.

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All Natural Foot Therapy: Garra Rufa Fish Give a Great Foot Massage

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Best of How to Go Green from 2010

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Best of How to Go Green from 2010 by greenwise on December 31, 2010 Here is a list of the most popular posts from the past year. A three part series on how to solve the world’s energy problem, Part 1 , Part 2 , and Part 3. Reducing your pet’s carbon pawprint : people liked this one! Why You Should Not Buy Carbon Offsets 9.

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Renewable Energy Supported in Tax Bill

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Renewable Energy Supported in Tax Bill by greenwise on December 22, 2010 The compromise bill that extended the Bush Tax Cuts included a lot of pork, and the renewable energy industry got its share of the bacon. Solar and geothermal energy projects got an extension of the 30% grant toward costs.

10 Greenest Cars You Can Buy | Living Green and Saving Energy

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy 10 Greenest Cars You Can Buy by greenwise on March 11, 2011 Want to know the greenest cars for 2011 ? The list of the 10 greenest vehicles was compiled by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy in their aptly-named Green Book.

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10 Greenest Cars You Can Buy

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy 10 Greenest Cars You Can Buy by greenwise on March 11, 2011 Want to know the greenest cars for 2011 ? The list of the 10 greenest vehicles was compiled by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy in their aptly-named Green Book.

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Development of Biofuels Is a National Security Issue | Living.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Development of Biofuels Is a National Security Issue by greenwise on March 7, 2011 A column in Biofuels Digest by retired General and one-time presidential candidate Wesley Clark makes the case that the development of biofuels capability in the USA is important for national security. We have made this point at Living Green and Saving Energy before.

Development of Biofuels Is a National Security Issue

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Development of Biofuels Is a National Security Issue by greenwise on March 7, 2011 A column in Biofuels Digest by retired General and one-time presidential candidate Wesley Clark makes the case that the development of biofuels capability in the USA is important for national security. We have made this point at Living Green and Saving Energy before.

Biofuels: Top 10 Predictions for 2011

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels: Top 10 Predictions for 2011 by greenwise on January 24, 2011 Biofuels Digest released its top 10 predictions for the biofuels industry for 2011.

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Three Reasons Why Is Green Living Important | Living Green and.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Three Reasons Why Is Green Living Important by greenwise on February 1, 2011 How to go green has been a frequent topic on this site. I think we should conserve energy resources that we know are finite (oil supplies, etc) and work to create a world in which energy supply comes from renewable sources as much as possible.

Three Reasons Why Is Green Living Important

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Three Reasons Why Is Green Living Important by greenwise on February 1, 2011 How to go green has been a frequent topic on this site. I think we should conserve energy resources that we know are finite (oil supplies, etc) and work to create a world in which energy supply comes from renewable sources as much as possible.

Biofuels Best Supporting Argument | Living Green and Saving Energy

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Best Supporting Argument by greenwise on December 21, 2010 Biofuels development has been supported by a number of groups with different interests and agendas.

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Biofuels Best Supporting Argument

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Biofuels Best Supporting Argument by greenwise on December 21, 2010 Biofuels development has been supported by a number of groups with different interests and agendas.

How To Go Green: 5 Green Living Resolutions for 2011

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How To Go Green: 5 Green Living Resolutions for 2011 by greenwise on January 3, 2011 I have set 5 green living resolutions for 2011, focusing on actions that will save money as well as cut energy use.

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Time for Gratitude, The Key to Greater Happiness

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Time for Gratitude, The Key to Greater Happiness by greenwise on December 30, 2010 As the end of 2010 approaches, the time for New Year’s Resolutions begins.

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How to Go Green and Save Money | Living Green and Saving Energy

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How to Go Green and Save Money Guaranteed by greenwise on March 25, 2011 Saving money is one of the best reasons for living green and one of the best motivators to go green as well. About 70% of the total energy usage of your TV or other electronic devices occurs while they are not running.

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How to Go Green and Save Money Guaranteed

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How to Go Green and Save Money Guaranteed by greenwise on March 25, 2011 Saving money is one of the best reasons for living green and one of the best motivators to go green as well. About 70% of the total energy usage of your TV or other electronic devices occurs while they are not running.

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Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens | Living Green and.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens by greenwise on December 29, 2010 I have written about the benefits of geothermal energy before. Geothermal heat pumps have the potential to be one of the most cost-effective ways to use renewable energy to heat and cool homes and businesses.

Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens by greenwise on December 29, 2010 I have written about the benefits of geothermal energy before. Geothermal heat pumps have the potential to be one of the most cost-effective ways to use renewable energy to heat and cool homes and businesses.

Two Financial Benefits of Solar Panels | Living Green and Saving.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Two Financial Benefits of Solar Panels by greenwise on February 4, 2011 The economics of solar panels for the home was the topic of a previous post.

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Two Financial Benefits of Solar Panels

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Two Financial Benefits of Solar Panels by greenwise on February 4, 2011 The economics of solar panels for the home was the topic of a previous post.

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IEA: Cost of power decarbonization will only increase the longer we wait

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) says in a newly released report that the longer we wait, the more expensive it becomes to decarbonize our energy systems. The increased costs is mainly due to a growing use of coal that outweighs the implementation of renewable energy globally.

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Educating About Living and Working Green | Living Green and Saving.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Educating About Living and Working Green: Get Them While They Are Young by greenwise on January 25, 2011 Green practices for both the home and workplace are trending up, and one of the best ways to reinforce the trend toward going green is through education, both in high school and college.

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Educating About Living and Working Green: Get Them While They Are.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Educating About Living and Working Green: Get Them While They Are Young by greenwise on January 25, 2011 Green practices for both the home and workplace are trending up, and one of the best ways to reinforce the trend toward going green is through education, both in high school and college.

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What Does It Take To Create 1 Million BTUs?

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy What Does It Take To Create 1 Million BTUs? by greenwise on February 16, 2011 A useful way to compare different energy sources is by looking at how much is required to create 1 million BTUs. 293 standard car batteries at 3412 BTUs each: cost is $14,650 The comparison highlights that high energy density of fossil fuels like gasoline and natural gas.

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What Does It Take To Create 1 Million BTUs? | Living Green and.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy What Does It Take To Create 1 Million BTUs? by greenwise on February 16, 2011 A useful way to compare different energy sources is by looking at how much is required to create 1 million BTUs. 293 standard car batteries at 3412 BTUs each: cost is $14,650 The comparison highlights that high energy density of fossil fuels like gasoline and natural gas.

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Green Super Bowl Parties: 5 Ways to Throw a Green Party

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Super Bowl Parties: 5 Ways to Throw a Green Party by greenwise on January 27, 2011 One of the biggest football party times is coming up: the Super Bowl takes place on February 6.

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Green Super Bowl Parties: 5 Ways to Throw a Green Party | Living.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Super Bowl Parties: 5 Ways to Throw a Green Party by greenwise on January 27, 2011 One of the biggest football party times is coming up: the Super Bowl takes place on February 6.

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