Carbon Emissions

Curbing Carbon Emissions With Clean Fuels may not Work

An attempt to curb New Delhi’s carbon emissions by switching vehicles to run on cleaner fuels has not worked according to a study carried out by the University of British Columbia.

Oil, Gas, Sun: Done Versus Fun

Bloodhound SSC is working to break the Land Speed Record with hopes of reaching speeds in excess of 1,000 mph.  The environmental merit of Bloodhound’s pursuit is for the future to determine.  However, the Solar Powered Land Speed Record was broken on January 7, 2011.

Going Nowhere Fast: Bloodhound Sniffs at Green

SSC, SuperSonic Car, is the term for a vehicle that has the capability to travel faster than the speed of sound.  Automotive engineering has seen design improvements that started on the race track.  Bloodhound SSC, a land vehicle working to travel in excess of 1,000 mph, is positioning itself to educate and help create a world less dependent on fossil fuels.  Or, perhaps, Bloodhound will further pr

How to Bring a Plane Down: FAA Greens Landings

The next time you fly, during the landing, you probably won’t think you are crashing but you may feel something a bit different.  The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is changing the way planes land in order to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.  The FAA is straightening the descent path instituting a process called Continuous Descent Approach (CDA).

Big Oil "Hearts Clean Air"...Or Not

Stickers handed out by the American Petroleum Institute imitate green slogans while obscuring their true purpose.

UK Emissions Group Reaches Deep Into Their Pockets for Deep Green

A Swedish based United Kingdom company has finally received the funds necessary to implement tidal power technology that could one day power entire cities along the coast of Northern Ireland. While the United Kingdom is certainly no stranger to tidal power technology, the particular method of harnessing the ocean’s power in this situation is rather unique.

How Clean Air Makes Money

A new report by the Environmental Protection Agency shows how the Clean Air Act saves money and lives.

Emissions Also Threaten Coral Reefs

The world’s coral reefs are in danger, says a new report, and carbon dioxide emissions is one of the reasons for that.

Oil, Addiction and Recovery

Most energy regulation is aimed at electricity production and emissions.  The U.S.

Natural Gas, Hydrofracking it Up for the Rest of Us

“Regulation Lax as Gas Wells’ Tainted Water Hits Rivers”, published in The New York Times, Sunday, February 27, 2011, reports on the public and environmental health impact of hydrofracking and the pursuit of natural gas.  Public water sources are being contaminate

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