Israeli Researchers Make Oil from Greenhouse Gas

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers in Israel have invented a process to make a green feed alternative for crude oil out of two of the most common substances on Earth – water and carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. .

This wavy Expo pavilion will eat greenhouse gas in 2015

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” Built into the walls is a material that absorbs carbon dioxide, an exciting new technique that could help to mitigate, in small measures, some of the greenhouse gases released into our atmosphere that are responsible for global warming and subsequent climate change.

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Obama signs executive order to cut government’s greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent, increase use of renewable energy

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The new plan is expected to result in a reduction of 21 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions – which is equal to taking 4.2 US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order to cut the federal government’s carbon pollution emissions by 40 percent by 2025.

WATCH: Hamburgers Contribute to Greenhouse Gas Pollution

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The Center for Investigative Reporting reveals worldwide livestock contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and hidden environmental costs. Read More The post WATCH: Hamburgers Contribute to Greenhouse Gas Pollution appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Environment News Top News

Using 'Biochar' to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Green (Living) Review

In addition to these benefits, researchers are now saying that biochar has potential to mitigate climate change as it can help sequester carbon and thus cut our greenhouse gas emissions. Results of the study show that by applying biochar before planting energy crops, soil greenhouse-gas emissions can be cut by around a third. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) ''Biochar'' is the term used for charcoal when it is being employed as a soil amendment.

The Arctic melts at an unprecedented pace while greenhouse gas emissions, temperatures and sea levels all hit record highs

Green Blog

A new climate report released by the NOAA shows new global temperature records, how both greenhouse gas emissions and sea levels are rising, and that the Arctic is melting at an unprecedented pace.

EPA: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Environmental Economics

These changes are linked to the climbing levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, caused by human activities such as burning fossil fuels for energy. By taking action to reduce emissions of the greenhouse gas pollution that warms our planet, we can reduce the risks we will face from future climate change. EPA, From the EPA climate change webpage : We are already experiencing the effects of climate change.

How Urbanization Affects the Environment

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The True Cost of Meat

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5 Ways We Can Turn Paris Climate Commitments into Action

Conservancy Talk

Put a price on carbon Economists on both sides of the aisle generally agree on the easiest and cheapest way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions—putting a price on carbon. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune.

"The Cost of Slashing Greenhouse Gas Emissions"

Environmental Economics

greenhouse gas emissions by 80% from 2005 levels by 2050 might cost more than $5 trillion over three decades, according to a new analysis. Adam Creighton: President Barack Obama’s pledge to slash U.S.

Cow Farts could End Us All.

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This Easy Habit will Improve the Well-being of Humanity.

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Save energy, stress and greenhouse gas by backing up

Green Prophet

Time is money, money is energy, energy is greenhouse gases that could be better saved relaxing on a beach somewhere. You know you should have done it. The DropBox folder is there, the extra hard drive is on the shelf.

EU Energy Targets Will 'Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions'

Green (Living) Review

However, scientific studies increasingly prove that big bioenergy projects produce more greenhouse gases even than traditional fossil fuels.

Why the Paris Agreement is in the U.S.’s Best Interest

Conservancy Talk

Senate voted 97-0 to reject the UN’s first international treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). Mark's Desk clean energy Climate Change climate policy Editor's Choice greenhouse gas emissions international policy Kyoto Protocol paris agreement

Breaking: Kids earn Right to sue Government, Frackers & Fossil Fuel Industry.

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A group of youths in Oregon just won the right to hold the government and the fossil fuels industry responsible for greenhouse gas emissions and environmental pollution.

Turkey Avoiding Greenhouse Gas-Reduction Despite Rapid Increases in Emissions, New Report Finds

Green Prophet

Greenhouse gas emissions from Turkey don’t just pose an abstract, future threat to the country — the same gases that contribute to climate change periodically envelop Istanbul in smog. Climate greenhouse gas emissions

Beef much worse than chicken or pork – for the environment

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The environmental inputs the team considered included land use, irrigation water, greenhouse gas emissions, and nitrogen fertilizer use. Health beef food miles frutarian greenhouse gas research vegan

Record High for Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Green (Living) Review

New Worldwatch Institute report critically examines global greenhouse gas emissions Washington, D.C. Oil, gas, and cement accounted for 18 percent, 21 percent, and 6 percent of the global increase in 2012 respectively.

Germany Shutting Off Nuclear Power But Increasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Climate change is sucking nutrition from our crops

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Some previous studies of crops grown in greenhouses and chambers at elevated CO2 had found nutrient reductions, but those studies were criticized for using artificial growing conditions. Health greenhouse gas Israel

Watts to Water Brothers in Rural Pakistan

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So far they have helped supply 10 MW of clean greenhouse gas-free power in two years, working closely with the Clean Development Mechanism, a United Nations tool to help mitigate climate change. Business & Politics Energy CDM greenhouse gas hydro Pakistan

The World’s Most Beautiful Mosque in Malaysia is Vulnerable to Rising Seas

Green Prophet

As increasing levels of greenhouse gases choke the planet and giant plumes of methane fast-track global warming , glaciers and ice caps melt, leaving all low-lying and coastal developments vulnerable to rising sea levels.

Jacob Karni’s Solar Turns Brown Coal Into Clean Fuel

Green Prophet

With the climate change tipping point precipitously close , an Israeli-Australian venture will use solar technology to mitigate the greenhouse gases from coal in Australia. Greenearth energy looks to Israeli solar tech to make use of Oz’s vast brown coal resources.

Abu Dhabi Dump to Power 100 MW Green Energy Incinerator

Green Prophet

Arab nations and their economies are certainly not all about oil and natural gas these days, and in fact these nations are becoming leaders in amazing projects in renewable energy. Carbon dioxide is used to quantify all types of greenhouse gas including methane.

Obama Kickstarts Action on Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

First, it lays the path limiting greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants. In making permitting decisions regarding major infrastructure projects, we should be evaluating likely contributions to greenhouse gas emissions, in addition to land, water and habitat impacts.

"Obama to reveal plan for cutting greenhouse-gas emissions"

Environmental Economics

It feels like Christmas Eve (but without baby Jesus): Obama administration will unveil the finalized version of its unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions on Monday. The plans will require every state to reduce emissions from existing coal-burning power plants. Regulations will require power plants to cut emissions by 32% by 2030, in contrast to 2005 levels.

Drive a Better Place EV for $510 a Month, Including Charge

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Cars & Transportation battery swap Better Place electric car greenhouse gas Israel shai agassiThe best news to come from Better Place is an attractive $510 leasing plan per month which includes 1000 km.

Nature’s Climate Solutions

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We have identified three approaches that show tremendous promise, and we are working around the world to expand their scale: Preserve Healthy Ecosystems : Destruction of tropical forests is the source of 15% of current greenhouse gas emissions.

IRENA says: it’s not too late to turn to renewables

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Renewable energy sources – including bioenergy, geothermal energy, hydropower, ocean, solar and wind energy – are up to 250 times less carbon-intensive than coal and up to 120-times less so than the cleanest fossil fuel, natural gas.

Israel Embraces Solar As It Races Towards 2020 Clean Energy Goal

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Business & Politics Energy Climate Change greenhouse gas Israel Solar EnergyThe arid Middle Eastern desert climate offers little in the way of natural resources. But it does boast of brilliant and fierce sunlight.

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Teaching Old Planes New Energy Efficiency Landing Tricks

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Cars & Transportation airplane emissions airports Energy Efficiency greenhouse gas Noise pollutionA simple change in operations gives aviation an environmental win-win-win.

The Future of Energy in a World of 400ppm and Rising

Nature Conservancy - Science

When you think of the future of energy, do you think of hillsides blanketed with wind turbines, cars powered by batteries instead of gas, and solar-powered office buildings? Offshore wind turbines, Copenhagen. Flickr user C.G.P.Grey via a Creative Commons license.

Aprés COP 18: Will Qatar Rebound with Solar?

Green Prophet

Vast energy is required to extract, process and transport the country’s gas and oil reserves, and an explosion of major capital development projects demand extreme energy consumption in both initial construction phases and over lifetime operations and maintenance.

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It’s Game Over for Global Warming Unless We Act This Decade

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Scientists gathered at the Planet Under Pressure Conference in London warn that failure to drastically slash greenhouse gas emissions this decade could push the planet past certain thresholds that would keep climate change manageable, according to a Reuters report.

Greenhouse Gases Peak at Record Levels for 2012, Highest in 800,000 Years

Green Prophet

According to latest estimates, atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for what is climate change hit a new record in 2012. The report was developed by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), the body which records greenhouse gas emissions.

Destroying the Planet for Beef

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Lifestyle & Culture Climate Change global warming greenhouse gas emissions livestock meat MethaneFew ideas are more absurd to me than this: because people refuse to cut back on beef consumption, catastrophic levels of methane are being released into the atmosphere each year.

Follow-up to "California’s First Greenhouse Gas Auction"

Environmental Economics

Kate Cell in the comments : Union of Concerned Scientist has a climate economist in California, Jasmin Ansar. She recently posted on this subject - [link] I expect she'll have some interesting news today when the auction results are released. Next day: Jasmin sent these headlines from the auction results yesterday: Price $10.09. All of 2013 allowances sold, about 14% of 2015 allowances sold. The floor price was $10.

Dandelions Need Love too.

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