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  Go Green in the City 2013 Challenge Calling all business and engineering students! It’s time to team up for the annual Go Green in the City challenge.  Sponsored by Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, Go Green in the City is an international case challenge f...
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Posted by on in Biofuels
During his 2012 State of the Union address, President Obama said:    “With only 2 percent of the world’s oil reserves, oil isn’t enough. This country needs an all-out, all-of-the-above strategy that develops every available source of American energy. A strategy that’s cleaner, cheaper...
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Posted by on in Wind
If the world shifts to clean energy, wind-generated electricity will play a big role—and there is more than enough wind for that, according to new research. Researchers developed the most sophisticated weather model available to show that not only is there plenty of wind over land and near to shore ...
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Posted by on in Wind
Damian Carrington The daft claim that wind subsidies have driven 50,000 people into fuel poverty exemplifies the dishonesty of most objections. Here's a little gem that exemplifies the fundamental dishonesty underlying all but one of the objections deployed against onshore wind farms. The Sunday T...
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Posted by on in Wind
Renewable energy sources could allow for a prudent decrease in CO2 emissions while still powering a populous, electrified global economy. On The Pump Handle, Mark Pendergrast examines the proverbial canary in the coal mine, Japan. Wary of imported fossil fuels and burned by nuclear disaster, Japan i...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
It may be surprising to many people that the United States gets the majority of its crude oil and petroleum from countries other than those in the Middle East. New data released in June 2011 by the U.S. Energy Information Administration show that only about 18 percent of crude and petroleum came fro...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
  The Obama Administration approved the Keystone XL pipeline that is slated to carry tar sands from Alberta to Texas to be refined into various forms of fuel. There were also over 1000 protestors arrested during the days the protests took place. Among them was President Obama’s chief climatolo...
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