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The Intent Beneath the Sirius Documentary Part 2

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 07.10.2013 | Weird News
Denise M. Wilbanks

I felt like a kid in a candy store while sifting through the reams of technological data showing what Dr. Greer and his team have in mind for the future.

U.S. Pulp-Maker Creates New Biofuel

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But along with its usual business of pulp-making, the century-old mill is doing something unprecedented: Developing technology to produce bio-butanol,...

DuPont, BP Receive Go Ahead On Biofuel Venture

The News Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DuPont and BP said Thursday that European Union officials have approved a joint venture to develop and produce what they termed a new generation of bi...

Biofuels Are A Long-Term Renewable Solution

politico.com | SEN. JOHN THUNE | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As Congress, the administration and the private sector look for ways to reduce our consumption of imported oil, we should not overlook the most readil...

Solar Land Rush

nytimes.com | Todd Woody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Department of the Interior's move last month to accelerate development of large-scale solar power plants on federal land in six Western states cou...

L.A.'s Coal Ban Leads To Another Abandoned Power Plant

greenbiz.com | Tilde Herrera, July 13, 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Intermountain Power Agency (IPA) announced Thursday it has given up plans to build an additional coal-fired unit. Its biggest customer -- the city...

Exxon To Invest Millions To Make Fuel From Algae

nytimes.com | JAD MOUAWAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Exxon plans to announce an investment of $600 million in producing liquid transportation fuels from algae -- organisms in water that range from pond s...

Nebraska Gets First All Geothermal Neighborhood

energycurrent.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Lot sales are underway at The Bridges, a community near Lincoln that will be the first Nebraska subdivision to be completely heated and cooled by geot...

Alaska Airlines Joins Boeing's Biofuel Group

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle): | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Alaska Airlines has joined Boeing Co.'s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group, which the aerospace giant formed to accelerate the commercialization of...

Gore To Back Emissions Reduction

theage.com.au | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A fully costed map for how Australia could reduce greenhouse gas emissions "at emergency speed" will be developed with the backing of former US vice-p...

Obama Opposes Tariffs On Nations That Don't Limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Obama commented to the Washington Post that he's opposed to one provision in the bill which would impose tariffs on goods produced in nation...

Six Flags Plays Green

Earth 911 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Six Flags announced it will undergo a company-wide green pilot program to reduce its overall impact on the environment, starting with four of its them...

Green Gasoline Producer Tunes His Product

mysanantonio.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The company, called Terrabon, is perfecting a renewable fuel it calls "green gasoline" that is nearly identical to petroleum gasoline but can be made ...

GE Plans Tools To Reduce Household Energy Costs

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

General Electric Co. said Tuesday that it is developing a package of energy saving and generating tools that could help homeowners achieve zero cost o...

All Ships Near California's Coast Must Now Use Cleaner Fuel

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A Californian regulation mandating that all ocean-going vessels within 24 miles of the state's coast must use cleaner burning low-sulfur diesel fuel i...

Stimulus Money Goes To Nissan, Ford, Tesla: Detroit Free Press

ecogeek.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Both the big auto giants and the lightweight electric startups applied for as much of said money as possible, and the Department of Energy is moments ...

Unknown Water Demands Of Biofuel Feedstocks

nytimes.com | KATIE HOWELL of Greenwire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Extensive studies are needed to understand the water needs of biofuel production from cellulosic feedstocks or other next-generation sources, federal ...

Giant Leap For Energy On Saharan Desert

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The idea to tap solar power from the Sahara desert to provide CO2-free electricity for Europe and northern Africa has captured the public's imaginatio...

Energy Department To Award $3.3B For Smart Power Grids

Business First of Louisville: | Vandana Sinha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Department of Energy said it plans to unlock $3.3 billion in federal stimulus grants, of up to $200 million apiece, to companies and utilities to ...

Clean Energy Debate Leads To Regional Divide

nytimes.com | MATTHEW L. WALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While most lawmakers accept that more renewable energy is needed on the nation's grid, the debate over the giant climate-change and energy bill now be...

Stimulus Funds Go To Improving Energy In Texas

myhighplains.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

More than 218-million-dollars in federal stimulus funds are being made available to Texas for public sector energy improvements....

British PM Calls For $100 Billion Global Green Fund

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Friday called for a global fund worth $100 billion a year to tackle climate change in the developing world, ahead ...

A Sustainable New Orleans Rises After Katrina

nytimes.com | KATIE HOWELL of Greenwire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There is a big push in the Big Easy for dramatically improving energy efficiency in homes and public buildings....

Utah Buildings Deemed Eco-Friendly, Energy-Efficient

Salt Lake Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A year after its opening, the building housing the Mark Miller Toyota-Scion dealership in downtown Salt Lake City has received a Gold LEED certificati...

$1.49 For Gas From Hyundai

BusinessWeek | David Kiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On Tuesday, June 30, the Korean automaker is launching a summer promotion that guarantees buyers of its vehicles one year's worth of gas at $1.49 per ...