9 Sep, 2011 09:33 am
Dr Richard Pike, former CEO of the Royal Society of Chemistry, has died of cancer. He had worked for B.P. and in his opinion there was maybe twice as much...
20 Jul, 2011 10:39 am
From a thermodynamic analysis, it is estimated that the amount of energy available in the Earth system to be extracted by wind-turbines is limited at 18...
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15 Jun, 2011 04:51 pm
Newly accessible natural gas from deep shale deposits around the world has been touted as a solution to everything from oil dependence to climate change...
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13 May, 2011 12:15 am
A study by Duke University has shown unsafe levels of methane gas in water taken from wells closer than...
13 Apr, 2011 10:24 am
Even if we could make enough electric cars fast enough to curb our oil consumption significantly, the provision of green electricity for them remains a...
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11 Apr, 2011 10:32 am
Nuclear researchers knew long ago that reactor designs now in wide use had already been bested in safety by another design. Why did the industry turn its...
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22 Mar, 2011 04:08 pm
Thorium is present in the ores of rare earth elements rendering the processing-waste radioactive. Rather than burying it underground in concrete thorium...
7 Mar, 2011 05:12 pm
To make an impact, small-scale renewable energy systems must fit social expectations and cultural norms.
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8 Feb, 2011 11:00 am
Demand for rare earth elements (REEs) is projected to exceed current supply, 97% of which comes from China. Since neodymium and dysprosium are needed for...
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29 Dec, 2010 01:01 pm
Many automobile enthusiasts believe that the electric car is the wave of the future that will help save the environment while expanding the availability...
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