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Three New Energy Technologies that Could Change the World

Three New Energy Technologies that Could Change the World

Nov 26, 2012 at 16:40 | James Burgess

In the latest issue of Technology and Innovation – Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors, three new energy technologies are discussed which could potentially change the world.The…

China's Coal Mines Near Uranium Deposits, Raising Pollution Fears

China's Coal Mines Near Uranium Deposits, Raising Pollution Fears

Nov 23, 2012 at 17:14 | John Daly

China’s omnivorous demand for energy to fuel its booming economy has led Beijing to place a high priority on developing indigenous fossil fuel resources, and one there is paramount. 

Let the Fracking Begin in Europe - Very Cautiously

Let the Fracking Begin in Europe - Very Cautiously

Nov 23, 2012 at 12:05 | Editorial Dept

The European Parliament has rejected a proposal to ban new hydraulic fracturing operations on European Union territory, but while opportunities abound, they won’t be revolutionary just yet.Europe’s decision…

Ontario Smacked by U.S. Lawsuit on Fracking

Ontario Smacked by U.S. Lawsuit on Fracking

Nov 22, 2012 at 17:31 | John Daly

One of the major North American energy success stories over the past decade has been the massive rise of U.S. natural gas production as a result of the hydraulic fracturing…

EPA Testing Dangerous Pollutants on Human Beings

EPA Testing Dangerous Pollutants on Human Beings

Nov 22, 2012 at 17:28 | Jen Alic

Want to know how dangerous pollutants are to your health? For $12 an hour, you can find out directly.In the aftermath of US presidential elections and corporate fears…

Over 3,000 Leaks Found in Study of Boston's Natural Gas Pipelines

Over 3,000 Leaks Found in Study of Boston's Natural Gas Pipelines

Nov 22, 2012 at 17:15 | Futurity

The city’s aging natural-gas pipeline system is to blame, according to a new study by researchers at Boston and Duke Universities. Their findings appear this week in the journal

New Yorkers Challenge LIPA, FEMA over Power Outages

New Yorkers Challenge LIPA, FEMA over Power Outages

Nov 21, 2012 at 17:42 | Jen Alic

Hurricane Sandy isn’t done with New York. Having revealed the unaccountable weakness of the local authorities to deal with the disaster, now she’s rolling heads.The past week has…

Europe Rejects Proposal to Ban Hydraulic Fracking

Europe Rejects Proposal to Ban Hydraulic Fracking

Nov 21, 2012 at 17:37 | Daniel J. Graeber

A proposal to ban new hydraulic fracturing operations in the European Union was rejected by members of the European Parliament. Natural gas production among member states is set to decline…

A Look at the US Oil Boom - Without the Hype

A Look at the US Oil Boom - Without the Hype

Nov 21, 2012 at 17:29 | The Oil Drum

[Editor's comment: This article is by Dr. Tad Patzek, chairman of the Department of Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Patzek's research involves mathematical…

Does Oil Determine who Becomes President?

Does Oil Determine who Becomes President?

Nov 20, 2012 at 17:36 | Kurt Cobb

Was the most recent American election outcome determined by the presidential debates, changing demographics, voter views on issues, Hurricane Sandy (and the president's reaction to it) or voter turnout? Probably…

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