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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...

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 ...

Fuel-Cell Toyota By 2015

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Toyota Motor, the world's top automaker, plans to roll out a fuel-cell car by 2015 in its push to stay ahead in the global race for green autos, vice ...

From Rice Straw To Diesel Fuel

Sacramento Bee | Jim Downing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A local nonprofit that has developed a method for turning rice straw and wood waste into diesel fuel has attracted some big business backers....

Govt Sells $9 Million In Leases To Geothermal Developers

wsj.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The U.S. Department of Energy said Tuesday that a federal auction of land leases tied to geothermal power development has generated more than $9 milli...

Crude Oil: Bridge To Our Renewable Energy Future

examiner.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Obama should spend some time in his own back yard rubbing shoulders with the oil workers of Montana and North Dakota checking on the progres...

Stimulus Money May Finally Flow To Green Energy

forbes.com | Brian S. Wesbury and Robert Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's been a long time coming, but green energy business are about to get their promised boost from the economic stimulus package that President Obama ...

GM Finally Goes Green

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

That's right, forget all about that smoggy past--the new, green GM is here to stay. It looks like the auto giant is about to undergo some serious rebr...

Newly Uncovered Enzymes Turn Corn Plant Waste Into Biofuel

Ethiopian News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Cellulose-loving fungi can cut biofuel costs by enabling existing corn ethanol plants to process cheaper, woody feedstocks such as corn stover....