Environmental Protection Agency Puts Greenhouse Gas Rules for Oil Refineries on Backburner – Truthout

Sunday 11 March 2012 by: Elizabeth McGowan, InsideClimate News | Report

‘There are no current rules under development on that issue,’ EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson tells Congress.

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Human Body Heat Used To Power Buildings In Sweden

Engineers in Stockholm have discovered a new way to trap and use human body heat. We usually look outside ourselves – to the sun, wind, or ocean -for a source of sustainable power. Stockholm real estate company Jernhusen decided to turn their search inward by creating technology that can channel the heat generated […]

The Co-operative calls for moratorium on shale gas extraction in the UK

The Co-operative calls for moratorium on shale gas extraction in the UK January 17, 2011 The Government should impose an immediate moratorium on the extraction of natural gas from the UK’s shale formations until all the ecological implications are fully understood. That is the conclusion of a carefully considered report commissioned and issued today […]

Wind versus Coal – the costs

The cost of onshore wind power has decreased dramatically, and in some regions is competitive with coal, according to a survey by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

In some areas of the U.S., Brazil, Mexico and Sweden, the cost of wind power (£42 per megawatt hour) generated electricity is competitive with […]