The Monju nuclear reactor leak From WikiLeaks CHRIS SALZBERG , HANAKO TOKITA , & staff with Global Voices Online January 25, 2008 [updated:January 31, 2008]
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A US company is taking plastics recycling to another level - turning them back into the oil they were made from, and gas. All that is needed, claims Global Resource Corporation (GRC), is a finely tuned microwave and - hey presto! - a mix of materials that were made from oil can be reduced back to oil and combustible gas (and a few leftovers). Giant microwave turns plastic back to oil - environment - 26 June 2007
New CO2 Sucker Could Help Clear the Air Air scrubber. A new polymer has proved adept at removing CO 2 from the air. Credit: Downtowngal/Creative Commons
Robert Weidemer's aftershock survival summit predicts the unthinkable The Aftershock Survival Summit is a gripping, no-nonsense presentation that’s quickly becoming a financial beacon in an economic tsunami. Featuring an exclusive interview with famed economist and best-selling author Robert Wiedemer, this disturbing presentation exposes harsh economic truths along with a dire financial warning — a prophetic message that’s spreading across America like wildfire. But it’s not just the grim predictions that are causing the sensation; rather, it’s the comprehensive blueprint for economic survival that’s really commanding global attention. It offers realistic, step-by-step solutions that the average hard-working American can easily follow; millions have already heeded its warnings and are rapidly sharing the Aftershock Survival Summit throughout the Internet. To see it for yourself, simply click here .
Most people know Nikola Tesla, the eccentric and brilliant man who arrived in New York City in 1884, as the father of alternating current, the form of electricity that supplies power to almost all homes and businesses. But Tesla was a prodigious inventor who applied his genius to a wide range of practical problems. How the Tesla Turbine Works"
Thorium lasers: The thoroughly plausible idea for nuclear cars
Butanol may be used as a fuel in an internal combustion engine . Because its longer hydrocarbon chain causes it to be fairly non-polar , it is more similar to gasoline than it is to ethanol . Butanol has been demonstrated to work in vehicles designed for use with gasoline without modification. It has a four link hydrocarbon chain. [ 1 ] It can be produced from biomass (as "biobutanol") [ 2 ] as well as fossil fuels (as "petrobutanol"); but biobutanol and petrobutanol have the same chemical properties. [ edit ] Production of biobutanol Butanol from biomass is called biobutanol. [ 3 ] It can be used in unmodified gasoline engines. [ 4 ] Butanol fuel
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New Study: Solar Grid Parity Is Here Today Solar materials prices are down, financing is more accessible and technology has extended solar system life. The result: The price of solar energy-generated electricity, calculated by a legitimate levelized cost of energy (LCOE) method, is now competitive in many regions with the price of electricity generated by conventional sources.
Solar panels at the Sarnia Photovoltaic Power Plant in Sarnia, Canada,… (Brent Lewin / Bloomberg ) A new discovery from a chemist at the University of Texas at Austin may allow photovoltaic solar cells to double their efficiency, thus providing loads more electrical power from regular sunlight. Not only that, but it’s way cheap. Breakthrough could double solar electricity ouput
Power Flowers to domesticate wind turbines Arguments still rage on, but it's generally accepted that we need to roll out more sustainable power solutions and break away from our reliance on fuels that are going to disappear one day. As advances in solar, wave and wind technologies gather pace, Dutch design house NL Architects has been looking at ways to bring wind turbines closer to where the power they produce is needed, instead of being located on remote hillsides.
119 One-Liners to Respond to Climate Science Myths Climate science expert, physicist, and highly respected blogger John Cook of SkepticalScience.com spends much of his time creating long, detailed, scientific rebuttals to climate change disinformers. For detailed debunkings of hundreds of climate change disinformer myths, you can surf his website for hours. But for all of us who do not spend so much time debating with disinformers and do not have such deep knowledge of climate science, or who just need a short (science-backed) one-liner time and again to refute a climate science myth, one of his readers — Dr.
Green Tea May Fight Cancer But Tea Bags May Cause It | Healthy Theory Green tea is not only a healthy alternative to sugary drinks, studies show that it may also decrease your risk for certain cancers . Studies among populations who regularly drink green tea indicate that the antioxidants in the tea may inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
Man Creates Lamp Powered By Gravity - Geekologie 2007 Virginia Tech graduate Clay Moulton recently won second place in the Greener Gadgets Design Competition in New York City for the Gravia gravity lamp.
ScienceInsider: Breaking news and analysis from the world of science policy. Fourteen genetics experts, with the backing of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG), are proposing a radical shift in how and what patients learn about what's in their DNA.
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Forget electric vehicles: Here come the 50-mpg gas and diesel cars
Soils Offer New Hope As Carbon Sink
Feds silence scientist over salmon study
Pollution Perspective: One Giant Cargo Ship Emits As Much As 50 MILLION Cars
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GPI's waste-to-fuel process validated by U.S. military - National Breakthrough Energy
New Concrete Made From Coal Plant Waste Lasts 10 Times as Long
Researchers Develop Biofuel Alternative To Ethanol
JBI's Plastic To Oil Gets Operating Permit
EU sees solar power imported from Sahara in 5 years
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Natural Oil Seeps and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster: A Comparison of Magnitudes
Leaked document shows EPA allowed bee-toxic pesticide despite own scientists’ red flags
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