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Carbon Capture

Waste coffee used as fuel storage

... Scientists have developed a simple process to treat waste coffee grounds to allow them to store methane. The simple soak and heating process develops a carbon capture material with the additional environmental benefits of recycling a waste product. The results are published in Nanotechnology . Methane capture and storage provides a double environmental returnit removes a harmful greenhouse ...

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Climate Change

Climate Change Threatens Security at Home and Abroad - NYTimes.com

... adjunct fellow at the Center for New American Security. He served as Oceanographer of the U.S. Navy from 2009 to 2012. He is on Twitter. Updated September 2, 2015, 3:31 AM Climate change will likely trigger large-scale instability as heat, floods, drought, ocean acidification and rising sea levels disrupt local and global food markets, fresh water sources, and the very existence of ...

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Solar

Hurricane-resilient SURE HOUSE beach cottage gears up for the 2015 Solar Decathlon | Inhabitat New York City

... predictably good time. Then uncertainty hurtled into town along with a hurricane named Sandy. The SURE HOUSE, Stevens Institute of Technology's entry into the 2015 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, is a prototype for a solar-powered, storm-resilient home that aims to bring a level of security back to the New Jersey coast and other vulnerable areas. Combining sustainability (SU) and ...

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Nuclear

South Carolina commission okays cost overruns for nuclear plants - Yahoo News

... CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - Construction costs for two new nuclear reactors in South Carolina will go up almost $700 million in 2007 dollars and completion of the plants will be delayed three years, according to a settlement agreement approved on Wednesday by the South Carolina Public Service Commission. The delays will push completion of the plants to 2019 and 2020, the seven-membe ...

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Coal

Indonesia to pledge to make deeper emission cuts by 2030 | Reuters

... think-tank World Resources Institute said earlier on Wednesday that tree-cover losses in Indonesia rose last year after falling in 2013. Indonesia, a major pulp and paper and thermal coal producer, is one of the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters, primarily due to deforestation, peatland degradation and forest fires. Southeast Asia's largest economy is under international ...

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Oil

Indonesia to pledge to make deeper emission cuts by 2030 | Reuters

... and forestry minister said on Wednesday, but giving few details on how this would be done. Indonesia, ranked third in the amount of land covered by tropical forests and the world's top palm oil producer, is likely to play a key role at the United Nation's Paris climate conference later this year. The country previously committed to curbing emissions growth by 26 percent by 2020, and a ...

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Gas

Documentary 'Gasland' pivotal to anti-fracking movement: study | Reuters

... paper which will be published in the American Sociology Review's October edition. Fracking involves injecting sand, water and chemicals underground to crack open rock formations holding natural gas and oil - a technique that has led to a boom in U.S. production and a slump in world energy prices. Dozens of clashing studies have examined whether fracking contaminates water. The U.S. ...

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Wind

UPDATE 2-EEX to launch wind power contract in early 2016 | Reuters

... * Conventional plants lock in price for offering reliability (Adds details, background) By Vera Eckert FRANKFURT, Sept 2 (Reuters) - The European Energy Exchange (EEX) will launch a wind power futures contract in the first quarter of 2016, it said on Wednesday, allowing customers to hedge risks and speculate on an increasingly important part of the electricity market. The contract could ...

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Green Energy

UPDATE 1-EEX poised to launch new renewable energy contracts | Reuters

... * Green energy marketers can buy insurance against shortfalls * Conventional plants lock in price for offering reliability * Price threshold set at 60 euros a megawatt hour (Adds details) FRANKFURT, Sept 2 (Reuters) - The European Energy Exchange (EEX) on Wednesday said it will start a cap future product for renewable power on Sept. 14, confirming early schedules for the contract that ...

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Carbon Credits

Eggborough coal plant closure worsens UK power crunch - Telegraph

... The owners of Eggborough power station in Yorkshire announced on Wednesday that they had begun consulting with staff on closing the 53-year-old, 2 gigawatt (GW) plant, because carbon taxes and low wholesale power prices had made it financially unsustainable. He calculated that “dispatchable” capacity – power plants that can be switched on or off on demand, as opposed to ...

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