Record Chinese Coal Burning to Drive Surge in Carbon Emissions

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Record Chinese Coal Burning to Drive Surge in Carbon Emissions” – below is their description. Chinese coal consumption is poised to hit a record this year, contradicting a view held by many climate change and energy experts that the voracious coal usage in the world’s second-biggest economy … Read more Record Chinese Coal Burning to Drive Surge in Carbon Emissions

Greenland finds green power can be a curse

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Greenland finds green power can be a curse” – below is their description. Greenland has huge resources of metals known as ‘rare earths,’ key components for powering wind turbines and electric vehicles. Warming temperatures are melting away ice sheets, making these riches more accessible. #News #Reuters #Greenland #rareearth Reuters … Read more Greenland finds green power can be a curse

Phillip & Holly Campaign to Give Peas a Chance as they are Removed From 5-a-day | This Morning

This Morning published this video item, entitled “Phillip & Holly Campaign to Give Peas a Chance as they are Removed From 5-a-day | This Morning” – below is their description. Forget world peace, we’re calling for world ‘peas’ after a new study, claiming that peas don’t count as one of your five a day, sparked … Read more Phillip & Holly Campaign to Give Peas a Chance as they are Removed From 5-a-day | This Morning

U.S. Power Crisis Leaves Millions Cold, Dark as Blackouts Expand

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “U.S. Power Crisis Leaves Millions Cold, Dark as Blackouts Expand” – below is their description. The energy crisis crippling power grids across the U.S. showed no sign of abating on Tuesday morning as blackouts left almost 5 million customers without electricity during unprecedented cold weather. To prevent … Read more U.S. Power Crisis Leaves Millions Cold, Dark as Blackouts Expand

Butterfly paradise under threat from land development projects in Hong Kong

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Butterfly paradise under threat from land development projects in Hong Kong” – below is their description. Hong Kong is home to more than 260 butterfly species, including varieties from southern China, East Asia and South Asia. But their numbers are dwindling as butterfly habitats are being … Read more Butterfly paradise under threat from land development projects in Hong Kong

Bruichladdich Distillery Becomes Self-sufficient with Electric Car Powered on Pot Ale

The Bruichladdich whisky distillery, located on the remote Scottish island of Islay, has taken the final step in its bid to become self-sufficient with the purchase of a Nissan LEAF. The all-electric car will be charged using self-generated electricity, enabling the distillery to be self-sufficient following the decision by Mark Reynier, the business owner, to … Read more Bruichladdich Distillery Becomes Self-sufficient with Electric Car Powered on Pot Ale

Cool Plasma Gasification Claims Just “Blowing Smoke” – Monica Wilson

If I had a penny for each of Mr. Skrinak’s claims in his The Global Herald interview that I’ve also heard from his competitors in recent years, I might not be rich, but I could probably afford a ticket to the final Harry Potter film. Company after company in this industry makes remarkably similar assertions: … Read more Cool Plasma Gasification Claims Just “Blowing Smoke” – Monica Wilson

Kenya: Funds Launched for Young Entrepreneurs to Mitigate Climate Change

The Embassy of Denmark has signed an agreement with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) which is expected to revolutionize inventions in Renewable Energy and Adaptation to Climate Technologies (REACT) through the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF). The contribution which a mounts to a tune of Sh 1.1 billion will be drawn … Read more Kenya: Funds Launched for Young Entrepreneurs to Mitigate Climate Change

Biogas – Alternative Energy Development in Kenya

In Kenya the building sector is a major consumer of energy both at domestic and industrial level. “It is generally believed that energy consumption accounts for over 70 percent of the total running cost of an average building,” says Kennedy Odoyo, a mechanical engineer at the Ministry of Public Works. This includes energy for water … Read more Biogas – Alternative Energy Development in Kenya

Conserving Natural Resources with Green Chemistry – Professor Wandiga

The UNESCO Centre for Science and Technology Innovation (CSTI) in Kenya was formed under the directorship of Professor Shem Wandiga. Partnered with Sakai community in Mbooni, the CSTI seeks solutions for drought management. The effect of the research is telling. Three years after the foundation of the CSTI, Onesmus Munyao, 27, from Mwayu Kwanzili village … Read more Conserving Natural Resources with Green Chemistry – Professor Wandiga

Environment: USA Prepares for Earth Day on 22nd April 2011

Organisations and firms around the worlds are making last minute preparations for Earth Day on 22nd April 2011, when individuals and groups will come together to try and enact a “billion acts of green”. Over in the USA, The Dow Chemical Company will host Bill Ginn, Chief Conservation Officer of The Nature Conservancy, at its … Read more Environment: USA Prepares for Earth Day on 22nd April 2011

Energy: Wave Power Sea Trials to Begin in Scotland

Ocean Power Technologies has begun sea trials of the PB150 PowerBuoy 33 miles off the coast of Invergordon, Scotland. The PowerBuoy is an offshore wave energy converter, most of which is submerged below the water’s surface. Inside, a piston-like structure moves as the PowerBuoy® bobs with the rise and fall of the waves. This movement drives … Read more Energy: Wave Power Sea Trials to Begin in Scotland

Whitelee: Largest UK Onshore Windfarm Comes Online Amid Turbulent Times

The Whitelee development on Eaglesham Moor, East Renfrewshire, just South of Glasgow, in Scotland, is the UK’s largest onshore windfarm which from Tuesday this week is now actively contributing enough power to the UK National Grid to power over 180,000 homes. The windfarm, however, has launched at a time when UK wind energy sits in … Read more Whitelee: Largest UK Onshore Windfarm Comes Online Amid Turbulent Times