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April 17, 2014 Earth Day: April 22, 2014 - Stats Energy EvnironmentSource: BCR News
April 22 marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day — a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment. The day came from reaction to a massive oil spill in waters near Santa Barbara, Calif.,...
CleanTechnica - Abu Dhabi, UAE: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reinforced the call to action from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) to limit global temperature increase and...
April 17, 2014 Rising World Food Prices Spell Trouble for Biofuels
The Motley Fool - American biofuel companies reliant on domestic corn and oilseeds along with advanced biofuel companies reliant on sugar may both be challenged by the March rise in the îFood and Agriculture Organization of...
April 17, 2014 Calls for fossil fuel divestment continue to burnSource: National Catholic Reporter
Swift action now will save much later. That was the consensus Sunday from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The third paper from the panel’s fifth assessment report outlined the mitigation scenarios...
April 17, 2014 Sustainability key to US energy future, McConnell saysSource: FuelFix
HOUSTON – As global energy demand rises, the United States must do a better job making its oil boom sustainable in places like the Bakken Shale, where fractured wells recover just 4 percent of the underground resource, a Rice...
April 17, 2014 Radioactive Waste Booms With Fracking as New Rules MulledSource: Bloomberg
Oilfields are spinning off thousands of tons of low-level radioactive trash as the U.S. drilling boom leads to a surge in illegal dumping and states debate how much landfills can safely take. State regulators are caught between...
April 16, 2014 Keystone report can't have it both ways
CNN - President Barack Obama affirmed that goal in his Climate Action Plan. According to the models used in îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî analysis, we must keep atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations...
April 16, 2014 Shale Gas Wells Feature Massive Methane Levels
Softpedia News - Before this study, everyone, from gas producers to experts on the United Nations îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), touted natural gas as a cleaner, more environmentally-friendly...
April 16, 2014 Exxon says fossil fuels aren't going away anytime soon
The Post and Courier - "It's a huge first step in the right direction and it shows a lot of leadership," she said. Arjuna and îAs You Sowî, a nonprofit that promotes environmental corporate responsibility, agreed to...
April 16, 2014 Ikea is betting big on wind energy in the U.S.Source: MarketWatch
The Swedish furniture and home-furnishings retailer Ikea said last week during a congressional task-force hearing on climate change that it’s making its first wind-energy investment in the U.S. through the purchase of a...
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