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Russia plans military force to patrol Arctic as 'cold rush' intensifies 28.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Russia has released plans to create a dedicated military force to patrol the Arctic, where it is laying claim to billions of tonnes of hydrocarbons.
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Nuclear industry's new burst of energy 28.3.2009 Environmental News Network
Thirty years ago, the nuclear energy industry in the United States seemed all but headed for the scrapyard. Now it's poised for a rebirth.
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New York's Green Taxi Incentives Approved 28.3.2009 ENS
New York's Green Taxi Incentives Approved
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Ice that burns could be a green fossil fuel 27.3.2009 Green Technology and Environmental Science News - ENN
Natural gas locked up in water crystals could be a source of enormous amounts of energy – and if a new technology delivers what scientists are claiming, then it could even be emissions-free too.
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New California air board rule will require auto shops to inflate tires 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
The latest target of California's war on global warming: squishy tires. Thursday, the state Air Resources Board voted 8-0 in favor of a rule that requires most automotive service shops to check and inflate tires to the recommended pressure.
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Office Vampires: Millions of Office PCs Feed at Night 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Vampire energy loss describes the considerable amount of energy sucked up by computers, home electronics and appliances that go into sleep or standby mode when you're not using them.
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Obama Sets Disappointing Fuel Economy Standard for 2011 27.3.2009 TreeHugger
Photo via The president announced the 2011 fuel economy standard for cars and light trucks today, and it's—well, pretty unimpressive. It's a still a step forward, but it's about as small of one as possible. For all the talk about keeping this country on the cutting edge by pouring new money into research and development, getting the and , Obama se... ...
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Hillary Newman : America is Fu... eled 27.3.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
"Fuel" tells the story of Josh Tickell's quest to spread awareness about biodiesel as an alternative energy source. After watching the film, I wanted more. So I set up an interview.
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Honda undercuts Prius with sub-$20,000 Insight 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Honda said the 2010 Insight would start at $19,800, making it the first hybrid to sell in the U.S. market below $20,000. The 2009 model Prius starts at $22,000.
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Tesla Model S Electric Sedan Prototype Has a Giant Touch Dashboard 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Tesla's $50,000ish electric 4-door Sedan, is supposed to be unveiled in Los Angeles today.
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Ice that burns could be a green fossil fuel 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Natural gas locked up in water crystals could be a source of enormous amounts of energy – and if a new technology delivers what scientists are claiming, then it could even be emissions-free too.
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National Grid Is Offering Carbon Bonuses to Execs 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
In the wake of the AIG scandal, it's refreshing to see that some companies are tying company bonuses to significant achievements for both the corporation and society. National Grid — a London-based utility company — has has become the latest and biggest UK firm to link the company's success in reducing its carbon footprint to executive remuneration packages. The company will also implement carbon budgets across its entire operations starting next month, and incorporate the cost of compliance within those budgets.
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Water Worries Shape Local Energy Decisions 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Last month, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, a utility that provides power to mostly rural areas, agreed to conduct a major study to see if it might meet growing energy needs through energy efficiency and not a big, new coal-fired power plant, as it had proposed for southeast Colorado. One reason for the move was a challenge by Environment Colorado, an advocacy organization, about the amount of water a new plant would require. Changes like these are happening with increasing frequency, particularly in the arid West, as mounting concerns about water begin to shape local energy decisions.
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Algae Biofuels - The Hype, the Hope, the Promise 27.3.2009 Environmental News Network
The Algae Biofuels World Summit concluded this week in San Francisco. I was on-hand and on assignment for Triple Pundit Monday at the day long pre-conference briefing featuring leaders in research, government, and business involved in pushing the infant industry toward commercial-scale production.
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Harvey Wasserman: People Died at Three Mile Island 27.3.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
As the thirtieth anniversary of America's most infamous industrial accident approaches, we mourn the deaths that accompanied the biggest string of lies ever told in US industrial history.
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Bad News: Scientists Make Cheap Gas From Coal 27.3.2009 Wired Top Stories
A new, more efficient process for turning coal into liquid fuel uses less energy. That could make the environmentally unfriendly fuel more feasible to adopt than cleaner alternatives.

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Fuel Ethanol Producers Use Antibiotics - Residues And Resistant Pathogens Found In Animal Feed 26.3.2009 TreeHugger
Moonshine still circa 1930s. Image credit: points out that when it comes to weighing the benefits of ethanol for motor fuel, the devil is in the details...or more properly 'in the process.' Who knew that ethanol fuel-production fermentation tanks had antibiotics such as penicillin added? No kidding. This widespread operating practice may have indirect human and animal health impacts. Read on to find out how, and ... ...
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Ice that burns could be a green fossil fuel 26.3.2009 New Scientist: Living World
Natural gas trapped in water crystals could provide enormous amounts of energy – and if a new technology delivers, it could be even be emissions-free too ...
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Carter Energy Solutions, Part II 26.3.2009 American Spectator
"We know the right thing to do," President Obama said about renewable energy at his press conference Tuesday. "We've known the right choice for a generation. The time has come to make that ...
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The New Yorker (!) parrots right-wing talking points on climate 25.3.2009 Grist Magazine

The New Yorker magazine has just published a lead story on climate, “Economy vs. Environment,” by David Owen, that is so bad, so filled with long-debunked right-wing talking points, it would barely qualify for the Wall Street Journal editorial page.



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