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  • A new way to harness wasted methane

    Original story at MIT News Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to capture this gas for use as fuel or a chemical feedstock. Many oil wells burn off methane — the largest component of natural gas — in a process ...

  • Green light for hydrofracking

    Shale Gas Exploration Now Permitted in the UK CNG Services Ltd welcomes the announcement today that shale gas extraction should be permitted to continue in the UK following investigations into the earthquake risk associated with hydrofracking. With the cost of importing oil and gas increasing, shale gas exploration will be an important step towards security of supply for the UK. Whilst ...


    By CNG Services Limited

  • Light-Duty Natural Gas Vehicles Will Reach 4.2 Million in Annual Sales by 2023

    In some countries, such as India, China, Thailand, and Brazil, a robust market for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) already exists. In others, such as the United States and Germany, NGVs are a relatively small niche. During the last few years, however, a number of major automakers have refocused their efforts in the NGV market, and growth in this category is expected to be strong across all regions in ...

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  • Nature`s answers to the sanitation challenge

    At a prison on the East coast of Africa, in-mates are pioneering a sanitation project that is working with nature to neutralize human wastes. The initiative, involving the development of a wetland to purify sewage, is expected to cost a fraction of the price of high-tech treatments while also triggering scores of environmental, economic and social benefits. Apart from wastewater management, the ...

  • The Natural Capital Leaders Index: Methodology

    Until recently green performance has had its own set of metrics – rarely understood outside of the sustainability department – and even more rarely incorporated in operational decision making. Such environmental impact metrics have been useful in identifying how much or how many. Companies are likely to know how many metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (and other pollution ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • LED lighting technology goes underground

    Leading European street lighting suppliers Joliet Technology introduce a specially designed lamp unit for tunnel and underground lighting applications.Switching to LED street lights offers up to 80% savings on power consumption and ensures a complete return on investment in less than 17 months with colossal savings over the 10 year life of the product. Resultant reductions in harmful Co2 and So2 ...


    By Joliet Technology

  • PureSpectrum Opens Tomorrows Lighting, Inc.

    PureSpectrum, Inc. (OTCBB: PSRU) CEO Gregory Clements announced today the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary, Tomorrows Lighting, Inc. a Nevada Corporation. PureSpectrum will transfer its patents and technology rights to Tomorrows Lighting, Inc (TLI). The goal of TLI will be to maximize shareholder value by creating the greatest revenue potential for our current patents and to fully explore ...


  • Scientists see the future in natural resources

    Danish scientists have taken a lesson from the plant world, reversed it,and used the cocktail of sunlight and chlorophyll to turn vegetation into chemistry. And in an irresistible twist, Californian researchers have learned how to  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Amazing Lighting Experiences with Merck Materials

    Merck presents its OLED, LED and OPV materials at the Light + Building trade fair Artist Siegrun Appelt’s and architect Michel Müller’s installations will stage the innovative materials Merck, a leading science and technology company, announced today that it will exhibit OLED, LED and OPV installations in Frankfurt, Germany, at Light + Building, the world’s ...


    By Merck

  • Shedding light on the cinderellas of the deep sea

    Ocean sponges from shallower waters have already been shown to be valuable sources for new medicinal drugs to treat cancers and for antibiotics, and it is expected that deepwater sponges will be equally valuable, if not more so. A groundbreaking new report, Deep-sea Sponge Grounds: Reservoirs of Biodiversity, which consolidates knowledge on the biology and ecology of deep-water sponge grounds, ...

  • A natural solution for catching rain in Guatemala

    In the midst of a light but constant sheet of rain, two young smiling Mayan girls stand in the middle of the schoolyard. One in a red coat, the other in pink, both wearing rich, hand-woven skirts that stop just above their ankles. Leaning toward each other, hands joined, they form a bridge for all the pushing, squealing smaller children to squirm playfully through below. Off to the side two young ...


    By Water For People

  • Shedding light on the cinderellas of the deep sea

    Ocean sponges from shallower waters have already been shown to be valuable sources for new medicinal drugs to treat cancers and for antibiotics, and it is expected that deepwater sponges will be equally valuable, if not more so. A groundbreaking new report, Deep-sea Sponge Grounds: Reservoirs of Biodiversity, which consolidates knowledge on the biology and ecology of deep-water sponge grounds, ...

  • NRDC Light Bulb Guide Updated in Time for Sunday’s Start of “Lighting Season”

    Just in time for Sunday’s ritual changing of the clocks to prepare for shorter days, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) today released an updated Light Bulb Buying Guide to help consumers choose their best options for saving money and energy. Sunday marks the end of Daylight Savings Time as we “fall back” one hour into Standard Time in preparation for the gradual ...

  • Reclaiming Wetlands using UV light

    UV disinfection specialist Berson has helped the town of Carnation in Washington State, USA create an environmentally-conscientious way of dealing with wastewater, using Berson\'s InLine 7500+ UV systems. Carnation, a community of about 1,900 residents, has never used a central sewage system, relying instead upon individual septic tanks and drainage fields to handle its ...


  • Selecting lighting controls – What to consider

    Anyone connected with the commercial lighting sector will be aware that the drive for increased energy efficiency has resulted in passive infra-red (PIR) lighting controls becoming the norm. Whatever the type of installation, be it a school, hospital, ...


    By Flex Connectors Ltd

  • 80% savings on electricity for street lighting

    The latest developments in high power LED lighting technology offer a viable alternative to conventional street lighting with energy savings of up to 80% and a considerable reduction in carbon emissions.Power for street lighting represents the largest single cost faced by local authority’s world wide.Joliet Technology has recently launched a range of street lights based on high power LED (light ...


    By Joliet Technology

  • The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i rings in a solar new year

    The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i will ring in the New Year equipped with a state-of-the-art photovoltaic (PV) system that allows the non-profit to generate clean energy and reduce its carbon emissions. The new 72-panel PV system was just installed atop the rooftop of the Conservancy’s downtown Honolulu office. Hawai‘i Energy Connection engineered and supervised the project in collaboration with ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • Technologies for Unconventional Natural Gas Extraction in Global Markets

    This study provides a review of the global markets for unconventional natural gas production technologies at a regional level, with additional breakdowns for select relevant national-level markets. It seeks to quantify unconventional natural gas technologies markets based on available data and anticipated trends in global and regional market development for the considered unconventional natural ...


  • New solar light with integrated battery box!

    Greenshine is proud to announce their new proprietary design Lita-A20 series with an integrated, easy access, locking battery enclosure at the base of the pole. This Greenshine proprietary design incorporates the battery ...


    By ReInvent LED

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