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  • Unconventional Oil and Gas Production Not Currently Affecting Drinking Water Quality

    A new U.S. Geological Survey study shows that unconventional oil and gas production in some areas of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas is not currently a significant source of methane or benzene to drinking water wells. These production areas include the Eagle Ford, Fayetteville, and Haynesville shale formations, which are some of the largest sources ...

  • Bullfrog Power and Less Emissions to reduce CO2 footprint of Canada C3 expedition

    Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and Less Emissions Inc. are announcing an environmental partnership with Canada C3, an expedition that aims to engage millions of Canadians from across the country, both virtually and on board the Canada C3 ship. Through the ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

  • Important topic of groundwater quality and unconventional oil and gas development explored during first day of workshop

    Attendees gathered in Columbus, Ohio, for the first day of NGWA’s two-day workshop, Groundwater Quality and Unconventional Oil and Gas Development: Current Understanding and Science Needs. This sold-out workshop is exploring the latest findings regarding groundwater quality and ...

  • State Officials Celebrate California`s Leadership in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Adoption

    Leaders from three state agencies recently caravanned from Sacramento to the Bay Area and back to demonstrate how easy it is to drive fuel hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles in California, and to celebrate the state's global leadership in efforts to get more zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) on the road. Making the round-trip drive two days before Earth Day were representatives from ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • PROINSO Launches Social Entrepreneurship CSR Initiative to Tackle Use of Kerosene

    Six years after launching its CSR initiative – Solar Energy Solidarity solar energy distributor and integrator, PROINSO, is launching a new corporate social responsibility initiative. The initiative aims to tackle youth unemployment in underprivileged communities by promoting social entrepreneurship, with a focus on solar; and to reduce health risks by replacing fossil fuels with solar ...


    By Proinso USA

  • World Bank introducing new fossil fuel subsidies, undermining its own climate change commitments and forest protection efforts

    New analysis of Bank’s $5-billion-dollar policy loans shows lender supporting investment incentives for coal and other fossil fuel projects in Southeast Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East, threatening climate change efforts, indigenous groups and natural resources. World Bank policy loans are creating subsidies for coal, gas and oil projects and undercutting initiatives ...

  • IPM Exhibiting at POWER-GEN 2016 in Orlando

    In-Place Machining Company invites you to visit us in Booth #4560 during POWERGEN International 2016, December 13-15 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Co-located events include Renewable Energy World International, Nuclear Power International, COAL-GEN, and GenForum. Every facet of the Power Generation industry is covered at these annual conferences for ...


    By In-Place Machining Company

  • Production of Ethanol-Based Blended Fuel

    The number of motor vehicles in the world is constantly growing, along with the consumption of fuel. This causes the growing harmful emissions. One of the ways to tackle this problem is to replace the traditional fossil fuel with gasoline containing various additives. Using ethanol to produce fuel increases octane number and reduces the amount of harmful emissions by 30-50%. Regular refined ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Improving asset availability to reduce coal handling costs

    Coal is an important global resource and likely to remain so for many years to come. It is a crucial element in the energy mix and vital in the manufacture of a great many other products. But now more than ever, the pressure is on to reduce transportation costs by improving the efficiency of coal handling operations. Coal represents a significant proportion of all dry bulk, and handling and ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • WBA Declaration to COP22

    The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) proposes fossil exit strategy with a carbon tax as they key message to the delegates at COP22 in Marrakech. The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) calls on the delegates attending the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) at Marrakech, Morocco to act now with a managed yearly decline of fossil fuel use and implementing a carbon tax in each country to achieve the ...

  • US faces megadroughts and superstorms

    Climate change makes it at least three times more likely that tropical superstorms such as Hurricane Sandy will hit north-eastern cities in the US in coming decades. In 2012, Sandy flooded parts of New York and New Jersey with three metres of storm surge on top of a high tide and altogether caused $71bn in damage ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Release of technical guidance document: Application of Film Forming Amines in Fossil, Combined Cycle, and Biomass Power Plants

    During the annual meeting in Dresden, Germany the IAPWS released the “Technical Guidance Document: Application of Film Forming Amines in Fossil, Combined Cycle, and Biomass Power Plants” which can be downloaded here. This document has been prepared by an international task group of technical ...


    By Kurita

  • Central European Biomass Conference 2017

    CEBC 2017 Date: 18 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017 Location: Graz, Austria Between 18th and 20th January 2017, the 5th Central European Biomass Conference (CEBC) will take place in Graz, Austria. The organizers expect more than 1,000 participants from about 50 nations at this event. As a part of the CEBC, the World Bioenergy Association ...

  • More than 90 per cent of Canadians believe businesses should reduce transportation-related emissions

    A large majority of Canadians think that it is important for businesses to take action to reduce their transportation-related emissions, according to the 2016 Sustainable Business Attitudes Survey, which was commissioned by Bullfrog Power and performed by Environics Research from August 8 to 21, 2016, reaching 2,000 adult Canadians. The survey reports that 56 per cent said it was ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

  • G20 leaders fail to agree on timeline to phase out health-harming fossil fuel subsidies

    During this week’s summit, the G20 failed to agree on a timeline to phase out inefficient health-harming fossil fuel subsidies, missing an opportunity to prevent ill health and meet the Paris climate goals. At this week’s G20 summit in China, the leaders had the chance to do something big for public health prevention – by initiating crucial steps to end one of the main causes of ...

  • Fossils fuel demand still strong

    Fossil fuels may not be the long term energy solution our planet needs – they are inherently unsustainable as the supply is not infinite – but with cleaner technology employed at every step in extracting, processing and using them, it’s clear that they are a vital player in our short-to-medium term expectations, especially as global populations continue to rise and developing ...


    By Hobbs Valve

  • US-Canada pact eases Arctic fears

    A joint pledge by the US and Canada to reduce methane emissions for oil and gas activities in the Arctic and limit fossil fuel extraction is putting pressure on Russia to follow suit. The pledge was in response to increasing concern across the world at the intention of the eight nations with territorial claims in the Arctic to exploit its resources, even though this risks making climate change ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Argentina more than doubles required ethanol blend to move away from fossil fuels

    On April 8, 2016, Reuters reported that Argentina is planning on increasing the required percentage of ethanol in gasoline from 12 percent to 26 percent. Specific targets have not yet been created for increasing the required ethanol blend, but Argentina has been increasing the required ethanol percentage to reduce energy deficits and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Electric vehicle makers call for tax cuts on finished car imports

    Producers of electric vehicle (EV) asked for the cut in import tariff of finished electric car, citing that the move will help boost demand for EV in Thailand and that would lead to further investment on EV manufacturing in the future. At the EV workshop entitled “Plug-in Electric Vehicle Technology in Thailand” held on the last day (March 25, 2016) of the three-day conference and ...


    By GAT International

  • New Bio-based Outlook: low fossil energy prices obstruct positive effect of bioeconomy

    The transition from a fossil-based economy to a bioeconomy contributes to reduce the dependency on fossil fuels, to meet our greenhouse gas emission reduction targets, and strengthen the Dutch economy. This macroeconomic assessment of large-scale deployment of biomass to 2030 shows that a bioeconomy can positively contribute to the Dutch economy, contributes to achieving the emission reduction ...

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