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August 29, 2013 Greenpeace report warns of pollution from Chinese coal power - The delta, in Guangdong province, is one of the most densely urbanized regions in the world and one of the main hubs ... strictly enforce the policy of no more new coal-fired and oil-fired power plants, as announced...

August 21, 2013 Leaked UN climate report warns of dangerous global warming. Will the world listen?

Source: Treehugger

The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was expected to delivery its fifth Assessment Report (AR5) next month, but over the past weekend, a draft of that report was leaked to Reuters, which reported...

July 15, 2013 Are Electric Vehicles Better for the Environment than Gas-Powered Ones?

Source: MIT Technology Review

Renault recently made public a report that provides a fair assessment by comparing an electric version of its Fluence sedan with gas and diesel-powered versions of the same car. And it makes clear that electric cars are, indeed,...

July 9, 2013 Pollution Leads to Drop in Life Span in Northern China, Research Finds

Source: NY Times

BEIJING — Southern Chinese on average have lived at least five years longer than their northern counterparts in recent decades because of the destructive health effects of pollution from the widespread use of coal in the north,...

July 8, 2013 Surprise delay in major fracking study

Independent Online - Cape Town - A major US study on the possible impacts of fracking on drinking îwaterî resources is under way, but has been unexpectedly delayed by two years. Because of the massive, and growing,...

June 25, 2013 Studies Find Methane in Pa. Drinking Water

Source: ABC News

New research in Pennsylvania demonstrates that it's hard to nail down how often natural gas drilling is contaminating drinking water: One study found high levels of methane in some water wells within a half-mile of gas wells,...

June 14, 2013 How higher fuel economy standards will save you money

YAHOO! - Consumers who buy the fuel-efficient new cars that will roll out to meet tough new fuel economy standards will save thousands of dollars over the life of the vehicles, according to a new report released today by Consumer...

June 11, 2013 China: how to rev up a clean-energy laggard

Source: CS Monitor

Is the global push for renewables in vain if China lags behind? A new report on global emissions suggests as much, but hope for a clean-energy future is not all lost. Many see last week's US-China agreement on curbing...

May 17, 2013 The hottest North American shale plays

Resource Investor - Taken as a whole, shale plays may disappoint investors, with the exception of a few key plays like the Marcellus, the Eagle Ford and a few others. Rates of return may not meet expectations and some companies...

May 16, 2013 New report identifies strategies to achieve net-zero energy homes

Innovations-Report - but you probably have only a foggy idea of how much energy your house consumes, even though home energy expenditures often account for a larger share of the household budget. This disparity in useful energy...

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