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Boeing likes ‘green diesel’ as sustainable jet fuel

Green Traveler Guides

Boeing thinks "green diesel" made from oils and fats can be a significant new source of sustainable aviation biofuel—and one that emits half the carbon dioxide of fossil fuel over its lifecycle. Boeing likes ‘green diesel’ as sustainable jet fuel is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Airlines News Technology Gr green aviation fuel green diesel Green Travel News renewable diesel Reuters

Can Gray Infrastructure Be Green?

Conservancy Talk

This is greater than the present-day value of existing infrastructure—and means more roads, more extraction of minerals and fossil fuels, more transmission lines, more dams—in sum, a larger infrastructure footprint in nearly every country.

4 Myths About Fuel Economy

Living Green & Saving Energy

fuel efficiency saving money economy green transportation saving energyWith gas prices on the rise again, consumers are looking for ways to cut expenses. Unfortunately, some of the ideas on saving gas mileage that have become widespread aren’t accurate.

Rocket Fuel In Infant Formula

Green Earth Journey

Marianna from Green Mamas Pad reposted this and I feel is important to repost as well. On rocket fuel in infant formula By Jovana Ruzicic April 2, 2009 [link] You don't need to be a parent to know that moms and dads have a lot to worry about--anything from their kids' healthy growth and development to the friends they choose and those math homework assignments. Now, parents need to add one more thing to the list: the rocket fuel chemical perchlorate. No this is not a joke.

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Green Senior, Green Soldier

Green Home Blog

Green Senior, Green Soldier. Youth seems to take center stage when it comes to various causes, especially the green movement. Many, sixty and over, have been dealing with different aspects of past as well as future green behavior that most have rarely considered. This influence is something that perpetuated forced green living which for many has carried over beyond the forced part. Seniors of today maintain their green living through a variety of ways.

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New Truck Standards: Opportunity to Cut Fuel Consumption 40% by 2025

Sierra Club Compass

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) are beginning the process of setting the next round of standards to reduce carbon pollution and fuel use from medium and heavy-duty vehicles (everything from delivery trucks to 18-wheelers).

Can the Gates Foundation be convinced to dump fossil fuels?

Green Blog

This week, The Guardian newspaper has campaigned for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to divest its fossil fuel investments – which the newspaper claims are worth US$1.4

Great News on Fossil Fuels for Environmentalists Today.

Elephant Journal

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Jet Fuel from Carbon Dioxide – New Science Project in Israel

Green Prophet

Miron Landau from Ben Gurion University in Israel were recently awarded a highly competitive Israel Strategic Alternative Energy Foundation (I-SAEF) grant to further their groundbreaking research in liquid fuels. Their focus will be on jet fuel. Image of jet fuel from Shutterstock.

Green Hawaii Boldly Leaps Forward.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only decarbonization energy fossil fuels hawaii renewable energy solar panelsSurfboards, sunscreen and pineapples, yes.

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween

Green Home Blog

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween. Below are ten small changes you can make that will help you and your family have a green, healthy, and happy Halloween. Walk, don’t drive – Save fuel and get exercise by walking, not driving, while trick-or-treating. Tagged: beeswax candles , composting , green holiday tips , green ideas , Halloween , LED lighting , reusable bags. Posted on October 11, 2011.

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London: historic green a stone’s throw from the queen

Green Traveler Guides

| Storied Past, Green Present | Thank goodness we’ve fueled ourselves with a proper English breakfast before going toe to toe with the most effervescent hotelier—and evangelist of green—in all of London town. All England Europe London United Kingdom best green hotel central London London best sustainable restaurants London eco-friendly luxury hotel London luxury green hotel London organic dining London organic restaurants

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Political Green: The Climate is Mum

Green Home Blog

Political Green: The Climate is Mum. This is a clear signal that the Obama campaign is the torch bearer of ‘clean energy’ (he mentioned this term many times in the debate) which directly threatens the livelihood of fossil fuel giants.

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Fossil fuels and others of a similar nature

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While fossil fuels, no doubt, are a problem for the biosphere – I hate nowadays to use the word environment as it has also other connotations – other fuels that are being burned in motor vehicles, even though they are created from plants and other resources, still have, as far as air pollution is concerned, the same or even worse an impact. Green it is not even though it is not made from oil coming out of the ground but from renewable resources.

Save the Planet in 3 Simple Steps: A Common-Sense Mom’s Guide to Sustainability.

Elephant Journal

This stuff isn’t just for hippies anymore. It’s becoming mainstream, and it needs to be.

Say Hello to a Smoothie Bowl—The Perfect Post-Workout Fuel. {Recipe}

Elephant Journal

Here are five ingredients that lead to a stellar smoothie to please not only our taste buds, but also our entire (recently exercised) body: Food Green Health & Wellness healthy post workout snack protein recipe skyr smoothie smoothie bowl

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Sixteen Building Blocks of a Green, Entrepreneurial, Cooperative Economy

Green (Living) Review

In response, a new green, entrepreneurial, co-operative economy is arising. The transition from a capitalist to a cooperative economy could be one of the defining achievements of the 21st century. In history, everything changes.

Better Green Living Through Chemistry

Nature Conservancy - Science

Conservancy NatureNet Fellow Sen Zhang and his colleagues recently announced a new process that overcomes a key obstacle to the wider adoption of fuel cells that could power our cars and homes with clean, renewable energy: their prohibitive cost.

10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth

Green Home Blog

This is a result of water, electricity and fossil fuels needed to maintain thousands of animals daily. Every aspect from spreading fertilizer, to pumping water, transporting fuel and refrigeration, combine to deplete about one-third of American fossil fuels.

Palestinians Celebrate Green Innovation

Green Prophet

Together they showcased over 20 scientific innovations, including green technology, agricultural tools and mobile applications related to food and health. We designed a device to convert plastic waste into gasoline, kerosene and diesel fuel,” he said.

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Green Your Family Road Trip

Conservancy Talk

Here are some tips I’ve learned along the way to ensure we’re being as green as possible when we head off on our family adventures. Give your vehicle some TLC: Did you know that a dirty air filter can reduce your fuel efficiency by as much as 20%?

Abu Dhabi Turns to Natural Gas Green Transport

Green Prophet

Read more about this initiative and all about how Abu Dhabi is leading the region’s green revolution. The switch to alternative fuel is happening in partnership with Al Wathba Central Services, which is providing free training to ADFCA staff who’ll be driving these green machines.

Green Investment Bank sold to fracking investor

Green (Living) Review

Green Investment Bank sold to fracking investor – what could possibly go wrong? Green Investment Bank – started with public money – being sold by the government to an Australian company. The green credentials of the supposed Green Investment Bank are now in tatters.

Senate Votes in Favor of Dirty Tar Sands Pipeline, Senators Supporting Keystone XL Received Nearly $31 Million from Fossil Fuel Industry.

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Politics Makes Scrapping Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Gulf Difficult

Green Prophet

Making fuel subsidies a thing of the past may ‘half the global carbon target’, but politics is a real barrier to change in rich gulf nations. According to IEA research, 37 governments spent $409bn on artificially lowering the price of fossil fuels in 2010.

Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green by greenwise on January 12, 2011 I spend a fair amount of time on Living Green and Saving Energy describing how to go green and save money as a result. Green living can improve your health as well.

Green energy alone won’t save the earth – social change is also needed

Green Blog

The most popular techno-fix for global warming is green energy. If energy companies would only deploy wind, hydro, solar, geothermal or nuclear, then emission-intensive fossil fuels will eventually disappear. Rather than displacing fossil fuels, green energy sources have proven to be mostly additive. “Do Do alternative energy sources displace fossil fuels?” So, obviously, if societies are to stop using fossil fuels they must have other energy sources.

Green Hero: Gili Islands’ Delphine Robbe

Green Traveler Guides

Delphine Robbe: the Gilis' green guardian. Coral reefs had been brutally bombed to provide construction materials for development (fueled by the rapid growth of tourism) and to give the increasing number of boats easy access to the shores. | Gili Eco Trust |.

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Green Your Ride: Save Gas & Reduce Emissions

Living Green & Saving Energy

Labels now provide information about fuel economy, fuel costs, energy use, and environmental impacts for buyers to compare fuel costs and emissions. fuel efficiency green transportation saving energy saving money reduce emissions save gas save money In May 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration started requiring new labels for vehicles.

Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green by greenwise on January 12, 2011 I spend a fair amount of time on Living Green and Saving Energy describing how to go green and save money as a result. Green living can improve your health as well.

A Green Globe: 4 Surprisingly Sustainable Countries

Environmental News Network

Going green is trendy these days. Here are 4 surprising countries that are going green –and doing it right. Tokelau, like many other communities in the South Pacific, previously relied heavily on diesel fuel for energy. By: Guest Contributor, Christopher Beck.

Waste to Energy: Corn Husks May Energize Our Future.

Elephant Journal

A team of scientists at Virginia Tech University have recently found a way to use discarded corn husks and stalks to make an inexpensive, hydrogen fuel that does not produce any emissions of greenhouse gases. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today climate change corn husks greenhouse gasses hydrogen fuel reducing emissions

Gulf Orders Piling Up For Fuel-Efficient 787 Dreamliners

Green Prophet

Another response is ordering more fuel-efficient planes. It uses 20% less fuel, through the use of advanced lightweight composite materials, systems, aerodynamics and more efficient engines. As airplanes age out, they are expected to be replaced by more fuel-efficient models.

Fungi Could Clean Pollution, Give Fuel and Food: Egypt Research

Green Prophet

Its not the first time that Green Prophet covers stories on how Egyptian scientists are applying science to public policy. Fungi for Fuel. Ahmed Abdel Azim and his team at Suez Canal University advance research in mycology (fungi).

How to Green Birding’s ‘Big Year’

Nature Conservancy - Science

Tim Boucher ( @tmboucher ) blogs frequently on birds and birding for Cool Green Science. Introducing the Green Big Year. Some birders have found a way to reconcile their need to see as many bird species as possible with their concern for the environment — the Green Big Year.

Aviation fuel from nonedible plant soars

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News |. Japan Airlines , Air New Zealand , Continental , Brazil’s TAM Airlines and most recently the Mexican carrier Interjet , in cooperation with European manufacturer Airbus , have flown without problems on fuel from this weed-like plant, which grows on land otherwise unusable for farming. The Yale study projected greenhouse gas reductions of up to 60% from Jatropha-based fuel compared to petroleum-based jet fuel.

Going The Extra Green Mile For Eco-Friendly Driving

Green Living Ideas

According to the US Department of Energy, your car’s fuel efficiency will drop 0.3% drop in fuel efficiency for every 1 PSI your tires are underinflated. The DOE says that major maintenance problems, like a faulty oxygen sensor, can drop your fuel efficiency by as much as 40%.

The Thin Green Line Grows Stronger

Sightline Daily

Yesterday at the annual Climate Solutions breakfast, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray demonstrated what the Northwest means for big fossil fuel expansion plans. And the longer the debates continue on the public stage, the more fossil fuel companies will rack up powerful enemies.

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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 campaign which was launched yesterday by 350.org , Avaaz , Greenpeace , and other environmental organizations called on people to flood the popular social network site Twitter, using the #EndFossilFuelSubsidies hashtag, with demands for an end to unnecessary and climate killing subsidies to the fossil fuel industry. Let’s green $1 trillion with a plan to save the planet.

Tire Makers Focus on Fuel Economy

Living Green & Saving Energy

Tire Makers Focus on Fuel Economy with more fuel efficient tires. eco-innovation energy efficient materials green technology saving energy fuel efficient tires save fuel save gas