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Florida In Position To Take A National Lead On Alternative Energy, Say Experts 28.8.2007 Tompaine.com
http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2007/aug/28/no-headline-28taltenergy/
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Swiss Town Guards Itself Against Climate Hazard 27.8.2007 NPR News
In Switzerland, one town saw global warming coming and built a dam to stop it. The Swiss resort of Pontresina, near the Italian border, is 5,900 feet above sea level, which is on the high end -- even in Switzerland. But higher still, right above the town, is a mass of warming permafrost.
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Global Warming Simplicities 15.8.2007 Washington Post: Op-Eds
We in the news business often enlist in moral crusades. Global warming is among the latest. Unfortunately, self-righteous indignation can undermine good journalism. A recent Newsweek cover story on global warming is a sobering reminder. It's an object lesson on how viewing the world as "good guys vs. bad guys" can lead to a vast oversimplification of a messy story. Global warming has clearly occurred; the hard question is what to do about it.
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House passes energy bill / 'Momentous' measure favors cleaner fuels, scraps tax breaks for oil and gas companies 5.8.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
The House approved an energy bill Saturday that would steer the nation toward cleaner fuels and greater conservation, including a requirement that all electric utilities produce 15 percent of their power from wind, solar, biomass or other renewable sources by... ...
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House passes energy bill / 'Momentous' measure favors cleaner fuels, scraps tax breaks for oil and gas companies 5.8.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
The House approved an energy bill Saturday that would steer the nation toward cleaner fuels and greater conservation, including a requirement that all electric utilities produce 15 percent of their power from wind, solar, biomass or other renewable sources by... ...
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Kelpie Wilson | Paying the Peak Oil Power Bill 2.8.2007 Truthout.com
Kelpie Wilson writes for Truthout, "Sometime this week, the House will vote on a new 'energy independence' bill designed by the Democrats. Even though Congress just passed an omnibus energy bill in 2005, there is growing agreement on both sides of the aisle that the need for 'energy security' is growing and more must be done to ensure it."
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Energy Bill Will Test Pelosi's Command 31.7.2007 Truthout.com
Zachary Coile reports in The San Francisco Chronicle, "Democrats, in taking back the House from Republicans, promised to tilt the nation's energy policy away from oil drilling and toward efficiency and cleaner sources of energy. This week their pledge will be put to the test."
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Energy Bill Will Test Pelosi’s Command 30.7.2007 Common Dreams: Headlines
WASHINGTON - Democrats, in taking back the House from Republicans, promised to tilt the nation’s energy policy away from oil drilling and toward efficiency and cleaner sources of energy. This week their pledge will be put to the test. As the House starts debate on its energy bill, Speaker Nancy Pelosi must decide: Will she push [...]
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Energy bill will test Pelosi's command / Democrats in auto states oppose increasing gas mileage standards 30.7.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
Democrats, in taking back the House from Republicans, promised to tilt the nation's energy policy away from oil drilling and toward efficiency and cleaner sources of energy. This week their pledge will be put to the test. As the House starts debate on... ...
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Pros and cons of coal and renewable fuels 27.7.2007 Indian Country Today: Top Stories
WASHINGTON - At about the same time the United States has seemed to reach a consensus that global warming is a human phenomenon that has to be confronted, the realization has also settled in that even
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Renewable energy could 'rape' nature 25.7.2007 New Scientist: News
Increasing use of solar, wind and biomass energy will use up vast amounts of land - nuclear power is a better option, argues a noted biologist
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India built biogas plant completed in Myanmar 25.7.2007 New Kerala: World News
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Congress Stymied on Global Warming Bills 25.7.2007 Truthout.com
Frank Davies reports in The San Jose Mercury News that although there is fervor to do something about global warming, the US Senate has yet to take action on key global warming bills.
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Electricity from waste 16.7.2007 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Researchers in Grand Forks say they've developed a new process for turning waste to energy. A pilot project at a Grand Forks business is making electricity from wood scraps.
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Southern Republicans, Utilities Resist Cleaner Renewables 14.7.2007 Common Dreams: Headlines
WASHINGTON — Six of the nation’s 10 largest sources of carbon dioxide emissions are coal-fired power plants in the South, but year after year Southern lawmakers balk at pushing utilities toward cleaner renewable energy. Last month, Republican senators from the South provided about half the votes that defeated federal legislation to require power companies to get [...]
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Southern Utilities Resist Renewables 14.7.2007 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Six of the nation's 10 largest sources of carbon dioxide emissions are coal-fired power plants in the South, but year after year Southern lawmakers balk at pushing utilities toward cleaner renewable energy....
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Honeywell helps housing agency go green 2.7.2007 Star Tribune: Business
In a bid to cut energy costs for the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, Honeywell is looking at "biomass thermal" technology as a heating source.
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World Briefing | Europe: Sweden: Renewable Booze 30.6.2007 NY Times: Europe
Almost all of the 185,000 gallons of alcohol seized from smugglers trying to sneak beer, wine and liquor into Sweden last year was turned into alternative fuel.
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Smugglers in Sweden fuel biogas industry 30.6.2007 International Herald Tribune: Business
Almost all of the 185,000 gallons of smuggled alcohol seized by the customs service last year was turned into alternative fuel and used to power buses, trucks and a biogas train.
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Buring questions about recycling in St. Paul 28.6.2007 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
A dispute over energy is building in St. Paul. A company that city officials consider one of the best employers in town says it needs to build a new power plant. But a vocal group of people who live nearby is raising concerns about the environmental and health impact of a power plant in their neighborhood.
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