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US Largest Oil Refinery Partially Closed after Yet Another Fire

US Largest Oil Refinery Partially Closed after Yet Another Fire

Aug 21, 2013 at 16:47 | Joao Peixe

Ever since undergoing a $10 billion expansion, the Motiva oil refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, has experienced a long line of incidents, the latest being a fire which has…

Lacking Funds for Repairs, Texas to Convert Roads into Gravel Paths

Lacking Funds for Repairs, Texas to Convert Roads into Gravel Paths

Aug 21, 2013 at 16:42 | Joao Peixe

Texas is thought of by many Americans as the heart of the oil industry. The current oil boom has seen production grow massively in the lone star state, and as…

New Solar Drone Remains Airborne Three Times Longer

New Solar Drone Remains Airborne Three Times Longer

Aug 21, 2013 at 16:35 | Joao Peixe

Alta Devices, a thin film solar cell manufacturer based in Silicon Valley, has been working with the military defence contractor AeroVironment, to develop a drone that can remain airborne for…

Iran Willing to Begin an Oil Price War to Win Back Old Customers

Iran Willing to Begin an Oil Price War to Win Back Old Customers

Aug 20, 2013 at 17:13 | James Burgess

Once the second largest oil producing member of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) behind Saudi Arabia, Iran has fallen to sixth position in recent times, producing just

Ghana: AngloGold Ashanti Faces Falling Production

Ghana: AngloGold Ashanti Faces Falling Production

Aug 20, 2013 at 16:59 | Charles Kennedy

These are bad days for AngloGold Ashanti in Ghana, where its gold mining operations are suffering from rising costs and declining production to the point that the company will have…

Forget Keystone XL, Three New Oil Pipelines to Consider

Forget Keystone XL, Three New Oil Pipelines to Consider

Aug 20, 2013 at 16:56 | Joao Peixe

The Keystone XL pipeline is probably the most famous pipeline project in the world, or at least the US, yet Clean Technica claim that there are at least three…

Humanity Officially Outgrows the Planet

Humanity Officially Outgrows the Planet

Aug 20, 2013 at 16:42 | Charles Kennedy

Humanity uses more resources than the world can renew, meaning that our current way of life is not sustainable, and that at this rate the world will one day just…

Why the Hyperloop will Remain a Pipedream

Why the Hyperloop will Remain a Pipedream

Aug 19, 2013 at 17:01 | Joao Peixe

Since Elon Musk released his designs for the Hyperloop transport system, the idea has been all over the internet as most people laud it for its ambition, and potential to…

UK Reduces Energy Consumption by 25% by Raising Prices by 28%

UK Reduces Energy Consumption by 25% by Raising Prices by 28%

Aug 19, 2013 at 16:56 | Charles Kennedy

As efforts increase to reduce emissions, and the price of oil continues to rise, encouraging people to cut their energy consumption is quite important for many governments and organizations; although…

Genetically Modified Plants Reduce Cost of Biofuel Production

Genetically Modified Plants Reduce Cost of Biofuel Production

Aug 19, 2013 at 16:50 | Joao Peixe

Almost all forms of ethanol production use the sugar and starch found in sugarcane and corn grain. Producing biofuel from the biomass of the plant is still too expensive in…

Rising Seas could Cause $1 Trillion Damage a Year to Coastal Cities by 2050

Rising Seas could Cause $1 Trillion Damage a Year to Coastal Cities by 2050

Aug 19, 2013 at 16:45 | James Burgess

A new study carried out by the economists at the World Bank has examined the risks that coastal cities around the world face due to global warming’s effect on extreme…

Ecuador Looks to Boost Economy with Amazonian Crude

Ecuador Looks to Boost Economy with Amazonian Crude

Aug 16, 2013 at 19:33 | James Burgess

Much of Ecuador exists under the canopies of the Amazon rainforest, and the protection of the environment is important to the people, with the national constitution making note of the…

Turkey Secretly Builds Presence in Iraqi-Kurdistan Oil Industry

Turkey Secretly Builds Presence in Iraqi-Kurdistan Oil Industry

Aug 16, 2013 at 19:28 | Charles Kennedy

In an effort to wean itself off expensive energy imports from Russia and Iran, Turkey has been secretly building its presence in Iraqi-Kurdistan, both on its own, and in…

Solar Panels are Finally Being Installed at the White House

Solar Panels are Finally Being Installed at the White House

Aug 16, 2013 at 19:27 | Joao Peixe

Seeing the President use green technology could prove a huge boost to a blossoming industry, so the fact that the Obama administration is overseeing the installation of solar panels at…

Diageo on Target to Cut Emissions by 50%, Helped by Whiskey Bioenergy Plant

Diageo on Target to Cut Emissions by 50%, Helped by Whiskey Bioenergy Plant

Aug 16, 2013 at 19:23 | Joao Peixe

The giant brewery company Diageo, has announced that it is on target to achieve its ambitious goal of cutting carbon emissions by 50% from 2007 to 2015. This week…

US Court of Appeals Grants Hollow Victory to Yucca Mountain Supporters

US Court of Appeals Grants Hollow Victory to Yucca Mountain Supporters

Aug 15, 2013 at 17:01 | Joao Peixe

Under the presidency of George W. Bush, Yucca Mountain was designated as the US’s sole storage facility for high-level nuclear waste, and was under review to receive a license…

Water Shortages Pose Greatest Threat to US Economic Growth

Water Shortages Pose Greatest Threat to US Economic Growth

Aug 15, 2013 at 16:59 | James Burgess

Paul B. Farrell of MarketWatch, has warned that by 2024, water shortages and pollution will pose the greatest threats to the US, potentially ending all economic growth and the…

Falling Renewable Prices Force RWE to Close 3.1GW of Power Plants in EU

Falling Renewable Prices Force RWE to Close 3.1GW of Power Plants in EU

Aug 15, 2013 at 16:55 | Joao Peixe

The idea that falling prices for renewable energy will begin to create a shake-up in the energy market, may have merit as RWE has just announced that it will

China to Implement a Carbon Trading Scheme in its Battle Against Rising Emission

China to Implement a Carbon Trading Scheme in its Battle Against Rising Emission

Aug 15, 2013 at 16:52 | Stuart Burns

No one would argue that pollution is a major problem in China.As the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide, it will be interesting to see how rigorously Beijing…

Breakthrough in Combustion Technology Creates Much Cleaner Diesel Engines

Breakthrough in Combustion Technology Creates Much Cleaner Diesel Engines

Aug 15, 2013 at 16:50 | Environmental News Network

Diesel and gasoline emissions have become some of the leading concerns regarding greenhouse gases and global climate change. While diesel engines are more efficient than gasoline-powered engines, they have serious…

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