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Looking at the Cause of Global Seal Level Rises

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Jun 04, 2012 at 17:34 | Editorial Dept

Last week the science community was shocked by the claim that 42% of the sea-level rise of the past decades is due to groundwater pumping for irrigation purposes. What could…

The Empire State Building Saves Millions After Energy Retrofit

The Empire State Building Saves Millions After Energy Retrofit

Jun 01, 2012 at 16:18 | Charles Kennedy

A year ago the Empire State Building started to undergo an innovative building retrofit plan designed to improve its energy efficiency levels. It has just recently reported savings of $2.4…

Global Temperatures Have Been Falling Since 1999

Global Temperatures Have Been Falling Since 1999

Jun 01, 2012 at 16:17 | James Burgess

Natural climate cycles have changed from their warming phase to cooling phase, and this means that contrary to popular belief the global temperature has been declining for more than 10…

Satellite Images Show Iran has Cleaned Up Traces of Nuclear Weapons Testing

Satellite Images Show Iran has Cleaned Up Traces of Nuclear Weapons Testing

Jun 01, 2012 at 16:16 | Charles Kennedy

Satellite images obtained by the US research organisation the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) seem to show that Iran has been trying to clean up traces of nuclear…

Fuel Efficiency is the Most Important Factor When Americans Look for a New Car

Fuel Efficiency is the Most Important Factor When Americans Look for a New Car

May 31, 2012 at 17:28 | Joao Peixe

Petrol prices have started to fall but still remain high enough to influence the actions of consumers. The American public are driving less, using less fuel, buying more fuel efficient…

Solar Parasol Provides Shade and Clean Electricity

Solar Parasol Provides Shade and Clean Electricity

May 31, 2012 at 17:26 | James Burgess

Solar power is becoming more and more popular. The technology is reasonably simple and requires little knowledge to install, and therefore it has become a very popular energy source on…

Repsol Stop Looking for Oil in Cuba after Hitting a Dry Well

Repsol Stop Looking for Oil in Cuba after Hitting a Dry Well

May 30, 2012 at 16:41 | Charles Kennedy

Cuba’s energy plans have been hit a blow by Repsol’s announcement that they will stop looking for oil in the area after spending more than $100 million on an exploratory…

Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Found off the Coast of California

Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Found off the Coast of California

May 30, 2012 at 16:40 | James Burgess

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India's GVK is Granted Approval for $6.3 billion Coal Mine in Queensland

India's GVK is Granted Approval for $6.3 billion Coal Mine in Queensland

May 30, 2012 at 16:39 | Joao Peixe

After stating 128 conditions to be fulfilled, the Coordinator-General of Queensland, Australia granted environmental approval to India’s GVK Power and Infrastructure for the development of the $6.3 billion (A$6.4 billion)…

China Pledge to Invest $27 Billion in Renewable Energy in 2012

China Pledge to Invest $27 Billion in Renewable Energy in 2012

May 29, 2012 at 17:11 | Joao Peixe

In 2011 global carbon dioxide emissions rose to the highest level ever recorded. The increase was mainly driven by the world’s largest emitter of CO2, China, who experienced their own…

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