New energy deals in Britain will allow power companies to raise prices to allow for renewable energy investments. ... read more >>
Just last August, the United States wind industry pushed past 50,000 megawatts of total capacity. Under optimal wind conditions, that’s enough electricity to power 13 million homes. This year alone, the wind industry has added more than 4,700 megawatts of generation, and another 8.430 megawatts of wind turbines under construction across the country. ... read more >>
As the largest single energy consumer in the United States, the Department of Defense is taking proactive steps at energy reduction. It has designated Fort Bliss as a “net zero installation” and has indicated that eventually, the Army base will produce energy in direct proportion to the amount it uses. The end result will see the maximization of water reuse and the complete elimination of waste s ... read more >>
On the 14th of September 2012 the 3,500 wind turbines that exist around the UK managed to produce just over four gigawatts of power to the national grid; a record. The same day Germany also set its own production record, although its 23,000 turbines and millions of solar panels managed to create 31GW. ... read more >>
Stalactites in a cave near the Red Sea are helping climatologists refine their predictions of sea level rise – and it looks as if previous estimates were dead on.
Sea level rise is one of the most harmful consequences of climate change, and its effects are already being felt in coastal cities like New YorkMovie Camera.
Historic changes in sea level can indicate how it will change in future. ... read more >>
The next victim of Europe’s economic crisis is becoming the global effort to restrain fossil fuel emissions and curb pollution now at record levels. The European Union, which led the fight by establishing the biggest market for carbon emissions, is letting the matter slip as a priority. EU leaders didn’t discuss climate strategy at their four summits this year, while France, Germany, Spain and Br ... read more >>
Global greenhouse-gas emissions already have passed the point where the worst effects of global warming could be averted, and they are still rising, according to the third annual United Nations report on the so-called emissions gap. Some countries have made pledges to help reverse this trend by lowering their emissions. However, the report by the U.N. Environment Programme warns that the gap betw ... read more >>
The students Aziz Rasheed and Hamza Asgher developed this plant under supervision of engineer Akmal Hasan the chairman of the department.
Aziz said that they have used fine quality glass and after cutting they fixed it with silicon in pyramid shape, reports Naibaat newspaper.
“Two steel trays have fixed together in form of large tray in such a way that two separate ways for flow of pollut ... read more >>
French waste and water management group Veolia Environnement's (EPA:VIE) unit Veolia Water India has been selected by Delhi Jal Board, the state-owned water management authority in New Delhi, for the modernisation of the water distribution system in the city's 1-million-resident district Nangloi, daily Les Echos said.
Veolia declined to comment on the report, the daily said.
The group won ... read more >>
The environment has a more formidable opponent than carbon dioxide. Another greenhouse gas, nitrous oxide, is 300 times more potent and also destroys the ozone layer each time it is released into the atmosphere through agricultural practices, sewage treatment and fossil fuel combustion.
Luckily, nature has a larger army than previously thought combating this greenhouse gas -- according to a stud ... read more >>