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  • 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

  • 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

  • Swiss Environmental Leader, Videsa SA., Adopts Road Sweepings Recycling Technology from CDEnviro

    A new centre for treatment and recovery of waste from road sweepings will be operational in Sion, Switzerland in 2016. Videsa SA. is an environmental remediation company situated in a picturesque area of Valais, nestled into the foot of the Swiss Alps. The family-run business has been operational for over 45 years and is the leading waste management company in its area. The company services the ...


    By CDEnviro

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Europe 2030: energy saving to become “first fuel”

    By 2030, more energy will be saved than the amount of energy consumed deriving from oil, according to a JRC analysis. Energy savings can thus be considered as "an energy source in its own right", in line with the ...

  • Fossil fuels are now a bad bet, investors told

    Investors in fossil fuels are being warned that they may risk losing their money, because the markets for coal and liquefied natural gas are disappearing. In both cases it is competition from renewables, principally wind and solar power, that is being blamed for the threat. The cost of electricity from renewables continues to fall in Europe and Asia as the numbers of wind and solar ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Global conventions kick-start initiative to reduce peat carbon emissions in Paris

    The Conventions on Biological Diversity (CBD), Wetlands (Ramsar), and Desertification (UNCCD) launched a global map of peatland hotspots at the climate summit in Paris which opened yesterday. The map shows where the most urgent action is needed to reduce the alarmingly high rate of carbon emissions that result from drained and degraded peatlands. The launch of the ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Declaration from biofuels sector to leaders at COP21

    Sign now! The declaration was released during the Advanced Biofuels Conference in Stockholm during September 2015. Since then, the declaration has received more than 50 signees and support from 28 biofuel companies (As of 16.Nov.2015). WBA will distribute the declaration at the COP21 climate conference in Paris. Show your support by signing below: Read the ...

  • Best Solar Companies in Arizona To Install Solar Panel on Home To Reduce Electricity Bill

    You can now locate the top rated Arizona solar companies right from the comfort of your home and that too as per your personal convenience. All that you need to have is a personal computer and an internet connection in your house. Besides, when you go online, you also access help from an expert who is well versed with the exact requirements of the process.  By going solar in Arizona, you ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Renewables outperform fossil fuels in Chile tender

    Last week Chile’s National Energy Commission awarded contracts for the supply of 1,200 gigawatt hours of energy to unregulated customers in Chile. Thirty-one companies competed for the 20-year contracts, with wind and solar projects going head-to-head on price with coal generation plant. As the winners were announced the results threw up some significant game changers which echo a new and ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

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