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Oct 22

Reducing UK CO2 Emissions By 60%


Reducing UK CO2 Emissions By 60% This article shows how the UK can achieve a 60% reduction on the total year 2000 CO2 emissions, i.e. to reduce the emission of CO2 in the UK to 40% of the 2000 emissions. It describes the development of an integrated energy system for the UK which will enable …

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May 01

Energy Conservation What is Energy Conservation and Can it Help Reduce Climate Change?

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Energy conservation – What is energy conservation refers to efforts made to reduce energy consumption. It can be achieved through increased efficient energy use, in conjunction with decreased energy consumption and/or reduced consumption from conventional energy sources. In 2001 the house passed the Energy Advancement and Conservation Act of 2001, named H.R. 2587 and would …

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Jan 10

A Sense of Urgency is Needed if Greenhouse Gases are to Peak in Time

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A Sense of Urgency is Needed if Greenhouse Gases are to Peak in Time, According to New UNEP Report. According to an article from the UNEP dated February 23, 2010 “Countries will have to be far more ambitious in cutting these emissions if the world is to effectively curb the rise in global temperature by …

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Aug 22

Clean Coal Fact or Fiction

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Our current coal power plants produce approximately 1/3 of our carbon emissions, and 40% worldwide, with modest increases predicted worldwide, except Asia, mainly China, which is projected to more than double by 2030. And I won’t even touch on all the other harmful toxins released not only by burning coal, but by mining it, and …

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Jun 26

Climatic Changes From Global Warming Results in Completely New Climates

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While climatic changes from global warming may not be first and foremost as they should be, expert geographers have projected temperature increases due to greenhouse gas emissions to reach a not-so-chilling conclusion. The standard climate zones that we currently experience will shift and some climates will disappear completely by the year 2100. Tropical highlands and …

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Nov 18

Germany Plan To Eliminate Nuclear Power Plants May Add 40 Million Tons of CO2


Germany’s new plan to shut down all of its nuclear power plants by 2022 has the potential to add up to 40 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually as the country replaces nuclear power with fossil fuels, analysts said on Tuesday. The extra CO2 emissions would inevitably increase the demand for carbon permits under …

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Jun 04

How to Calculate Your Household Total Carbon Emissions

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If you desire to calculate your household carbon emissions and total carbon emissions we can help. All of us contribute in one way or another to the overall carbon dioxide present in the earth’s atmosphere, but we can limit the amounts of co2 we emit to a certain degree, and just as we all contribute …

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Feb 20

Green Power – What is Green Power?


What is Green Power you ask? Green Power (GP) is representative of those renewable energy resources and technologies that provide the highest environmental benefit. According to the US EPA, the definition of it as being electricity that is generated from solar, wind, geothermal, biogas, biomass, and other low-impact small hydroelectric sources. Electricity consumers often buy …

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Aug 17

Energy Convergence Ford unveils it’s new all-electric truck for late 2010

Energy Convergence Ford unveils it’s new all-electric truck for late 2010 with this is from an press release posted a little while back (Feb. 9th, 2010) from Ford Motor Company. Ford unveiled the new all-electric version of the Ford Transit Connect at the Chicago Auto Show and announced it will be in operation at fleet …

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