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UN Believe Switch to a Green Economy will Create 60 Million Jobs

UN Believe Switch to a Green Economy will Create 60 Million Jobs

Jun 08, 2012 at 16:21 | Charles Kennedy

Despite the continuing economic difficulties faced around the world, and the subsequent falling levels of investment as governments try to reduce their budgets, the UN is still pushing to create…

UK and Norway Sign New Energy Deal

UK and Norway Sign New Energy Deal

Jun 07, 2012 at 18:02 | Charles Kennedy

David Cameron was the first British Prime Minister to visit Norway in 26 years, when he made his recent trip to finalise an energy deal between the two nations with…

Nicaragua to Build $30 Billion Waterway to Rival Panama Canal

Nicaragua to Build $30 Billion Waterway to Rival Panama Canal

Jun 07, 2012 at 18:00 | James Burgess

The 51 mile Panama Canal was built back in 1914 to offer ships a faster route between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Five percent of the annual world trade passes…

Baldwin and Costner Face off in Court over Multimillion Dollar BP Deal

Baldwin and Costner Face off in Court over Multimillion Dollar BP Deal

Jun 06, 2012 at 16:49 | Joao Peixe

On Tuesday two Hollywood actors faced each other in court as part of a trial over the BP Deep Horizon Spill back in 2010. Kevin Costner and Steven Baldwin are…

Algeria to Invest $80 Billion in Oil and Natural Gas

Algeria to Invest $80 Billion in Oil and Natural Gas

Jun 06, 2012 at 16:48 | Joao Peixe

Algeria, the OPEC member country and 16th largest oil producing country in the world, has just recently announced that its state energy company Sonatrach plans to increase investment in the…

New YPF CEO Announces Ambitious Investment Plans

New YPF CEO Announces Ambitious Investment Plans

Jun 06, 2012 at 16:47 | James Burgess

At the beginning of this year Repsol revised it estimates for the amount of shale oil and gas reserves in the Vaca Muerta field in southern Neuquen province to 23…

EU Announces Natural Gas will be Eligible for Renewable Energy Subsidies

EU Announces Natural Gas will be Eligible for Renewable Energy Subsidies

Jun 05, 2012 at 16:29 | James Burgess

It is fairly common knowledge that the oil and gas industry holds massive power in world politics, and a recent revelation has illustrated this power quite obviously.Members of…

Solar Plane Crosses the Straits of Gibraltar in Flight from Spain to Morocco

Solar Plane Crosses the Straits of Gibraltar in Flight from Spain to Morocco

Jun 05, 2012 at 16:28 | Charles Kennedy

A solar powered plane called Solar Impulse has just passed over the Straits of Gibraltar on its journey from Madrid, Spain to Rabat, Morocco. The flight is part of the…

Nuclear Shutdown Means Japan Must Abandon Carbon Emission Targets

Nuclear Shutdown Means Japan Must Abandon Carbon Emission Targets

Jun 04, 2012 at 17:38 | James Burgess

In 2009 the Japanese government signed a pledge to cut their carbon emissions by 25 percent by 2020, however following the disaster at Fukushima in 2011 and the subsequent collapse…

Wind Power could be Competitive with Coal, Gas, and Nuclear by 2016

Wind Power could be Competitive with Coal, Gas, and Nuclear by 2016

Jun 04, 2012 at 17:37 | Joao Peixe

Since 2005 the global capacity of installed wind power has quadrupled, due to a variety of factors such as improved technology, large scale investment, and incentive programs designed to encourage…

Chesapeake Must Sell at Least $7 Billion of Assets to Avoid Faulting on Debt

Chesapeake Must Sell at Least $7 Billion of Assets to Avoid Faulting on Debt

Jun 04, 2012 at 17:36 | Joao Peixe

A team of analysts led by Peter Speer from Moody’s Investor Service has announced that Chesapeake Energy Corp must sell at least $7 billion in assets this year to avoid…

Looking at the Cause of Global Seal Level Rises

Looking at the Cause of Global Seal Level Rises

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

Back in March 2011 a huge 9.0 earthquake caused a tsunami which hit Japan and severely damaged the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear power plant. After the earthquake all of the reactors…

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)…

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