G7 heads of governments agree to phase out fossil fuels by end of the century

The seven industrial nations that form the so-called G7 agreed Monday to phase out the use of fossil fuels by the end of the century, in an effort they believe would help reduced greenhouse gases. The leaders of the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Japan, and Italy, who are meeting in the German region […]

POLAND TO HOST 2 CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMITS, ONE BY THE UNITED NATIONS & THE OTHER BY THE WORLD COAL ASSOCIATION

POLAND THE CHOICE FOR TWO WORLD SUMMITS ON CLIMATE CHANGE As of Monday, Poland will be host to two climate change summits: One organized by the United Nations and the other by the World Coal Association. The two-day International Coal and Climate Summit in Warsaw is looking to improve coal’s reputation by focusing on clean […]

THE YEAR 2010 WAS THE WORLDS HOTTEST EVER ON RECORD

New climate data shows warming world January 21, 2011 – 2:12PM Last year tied for the hottest year on record, confirming a long-term warming trend which will continue unless greenhouse gas emissions are cut, the World Meteorological Organisation says. The first 10 years of the millennium proved to be the hottest decade since records began […]

ELECTRIC VEHICLES & THE GOVERNMENT SPEAKER HERE…

What’s the Queensland Government doing on Electric Vehicles? Presenter: Nick Weinert Office of Climate Change Listen to Presentation Nick delivered information surrounding the development of the discussion paper “Electric Vehicle Roadmap” Received & published by Henry Sapiecha

CLOUD SEEDING & GLOBAL WARMING CONNECTION

Global warming ‘solution’ could backfire PALO ALTO, Calif. (UPI) — A cloud-seeding scheme proposed to combat global warming could change global rainfall patterns and result in water shortages, researchers say. Whitening clouds over the world’s oceans to reflect more sunlight and reduce global warming could in fact increase monsoonal rains over oceans while causing the […]

CLEAN COAL POWER TO THE PEOPLE IN KOREA

KOREA DOES IT CLEAN IN COAL FIRED POWER PLANT Boilers – a power plant’s heart Fluidised -bed boiler installation. www.doosanheavy.com Internet link Korea South East Power runs an eco-friendly power plant armed with state-of-the-art, high- efficiency environmental facilities – including a DeSOx & DeNOx System, and electrical dust collectors- but a new fluidised bed boiler […]

GREEN CARS IN CHINA – ELECTRIC CARS IN INDIA

China to Push Green Cars India to Focus on Electric Vehicles China’s policy for transportation energy China’s subsidies for purchasers of EVs, hybrids and FCVs The Indian automotive market is growing fast. Phone meetings are essential in India because it is difficult to travel due to heavy traffic congestions, Chatterji said. A number of lectures […]

RECOVER CARBON DIOXIDE FROM FLUE GASES

Mitsubishi Heavy to Test CO2 Recovery from Coal-fired Flue Gas Printer-Friendly digg This! E-Mail Article del.icio.us Absorbing solution “KS-1.” It is an amine-based material having an absorbing performance higher than that of monoethanolamine (MEA), which has been used thus far. The KS-1 helps reduce the amount of absorbing solution used in the entire plant. A […]

CARBON TAX CREDITS OFFERED TO ALLAY CONCERNS

Tennessee offers to offset carbon tax credited in deals Tennessee’s unusual commitment to cover the cost of any future carbon tax for green companies that make major investments is being credited for luring two big solar energy developments worth more than $2 billion. The tax break, which Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen shepherded through the state […]