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Climate Change

Study Links Polar Vortex Chills To Melting Sea Ice

... sea ice and cold outbreaks, according to lead author Baek-Min Kim, a research scientist at the Korea Polar Research Institute. A large portion of sea ice melting is driven by man-made climate change from the burning of fossil fuels, Kim wrote in an email. Sea ice in the Arctic usually hits its low mark in September and that's the crucial time point in terms of this study, said Mark Serreze, ...

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Solar

Chinas Shunfeng Aims for 3 GW of Installations to Rival Biggest Solar Makers

... this year. The company expects capacity of 2.2 gigawatts for cell making and 2.4 gigawatts for finished panels. That would make Shunfeng competitive with the biggest cell manufacturers, JA Solar Holdings Co., Trina Solar Ltd. and Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. The company with a market value of HK$22.6 billion ($2.92 billion) has increased its solar-power output and shipments of cells ...

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Coal

China's Shale Gas Plans Limited By Water Shortages, Report Finds

... water. China, Argentina and Algeria have the world's biggest shale gas deposits. China is seeking to tap its shale gas deposits to help power a growing economy and move away from polluting coal-fired energy plants. Yet the country is also suffering its worst drought in half a century, with much of China's agricultural central provinces hit especially hard. ...

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Oil

UPDATE 1-Halliburton to settle U.S. Gulf spill claims for $1.1 bln | Reuters

... (Adds background, shares) Sept 2 (Reuters) - Halliburton Co said it reached a $1.1 billion settlement for a majority of claims against the company for its role in the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The settlement, which includes legal fees, is subject to approval by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The amount, to be paid in three installments ...

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Gas

Scientists use E.coli bacteria to create fossil fuel alternative | Reuters

... it makes up the bulk of liquid petroleum gas (LPG), which is used to fuel everything from cars to central heating systems to camping stoves. It is already produced as a by-product during natural gas processing and petrol refining, but both of these are fossil fuels that will one day run out. "Fossil fuels are a finite resource and...we are going to have to come up with new ways to meet ...

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Geothermal

Drillers Look for Geothermal in the Depths of Paris

... little white crosses of a local cemetery. The wells will provide heat to nearby homes, schools and hospitals for decades to come as part of a broader push around the globe to develop geothermal power. The Paris region has the world’s second largest concentration after Iceland of so-called low-energy geothermal installations. It was also coveted for its shale oil prior to 2011 when ...

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Biofuels

Scientists use E.coli bacteria to create fossil fuel alternative | Reuters

... about the research. He said a major challenge for scientists is to develop a renewable process that is low-cost and economically sustainable. At the moment algae can be used to make biodiesel, he said, but that process is not commercially viable because the harvesting and processing requires significant energy and money. "We chose propane because it can be separated from the natural ...

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Green Energy

(BW) Green Mountain Power and NRG Energy Partner to Make Vermont a National Leader in Sustainable Energy - WSJ.com

... storage. "This partnership is a really big deal for our customers and for Vermont, " said GMP President and CEO, Mary Powell. "Our partner NRG Energy is a cutting edge leader in green energy solutions, and they see in Vermont the same potential that we at GMP have recognized for years. Our customers consistently tell us they want tools to save money and move to renewable energy sources, ...

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Renewable Energy

Listen Up: Lets Talk Solar Water Heating

... years. In addition to their pool solar panels, FAFCO also has a line of solar DHW panels as well as a new hybrid solar thermal-PV panel. Please join me on this week's Energy Show on Renewable Energy World as Freeman talks about our country's lack of commitment to clean, renewable energy — and the solar industry's perseverance in the face of political paralysis when it comes to a ...

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Carbon Credits

Australia's Senate votes to repeal mining tax in win for Abbott | Reuters

... austere budget measures introduced in May to stave off what he has called a "budget crisis". Although the repeal of the mining tax follows the successful scrapping of the controversial carbon tax earlier this year, it remains to be seen whether they signal a thaw in the hostile Senate, where his budget remains essentially frozen. "The government has delivered on our commitment at both the 2 ...

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