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May 1, 2016

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May 1, 2016

Improving Carbon Dioxide Storage Using Hospital Scanner

Apr. 20, 2016 — PET scanning is an effective tool for improved oil production and carbon dioxide storage, new research shows. PET scans are well known from the health service and the researchers were investigating ... read more

SteamBio Enabling Sustainable Carbon for Industry

Apr. 18, 2016 — To create a more secure and sustainable future we need to use carbon from nature: “biocarbon”; using it to create biodegradable bioplastics, other biochemicals and for renewable energy generation ... read more

Transparency Is Not a Panacea for the Resource Curse, New Study Finds

Apr. 14, 2016 — Global campaigns such as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) to bring more transparency to the oil and gas sectors in an effort to alleviate the resource curse have yet to live ... read more

Mobile Phone Surveillance Could Help Tackle Rabies

Apr. 12, 2016 — A mobile-phone-based system for rabies surveillance in Tanzania is demonstrating huge potential for mobile technologies to improve public health service delivery, especially in resource-poor ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — State renewables portfolio standards, known as RPS policies, have contributed to more than half of all renewable electricity growth in the United States since 2000. Most state RPS requirements will ... read more

US National Security Decision-Making Processes Need Trimming

Apr. 5, 2016 — A leaner, more-focused national security decision-making system can help the United States succeed in a period of tumultuous change, according to a new report. Increasing the effectiveness and ... read more

Research Proposes New Test on Prosthetic Legs in Competitive Sports

Mar. 24, 2016 — New guidelines proposed for prosthetic leg technology in international sporting events to prevent competitive ... read more

'Ethereal Carbon': B.C. Government Presents a Fossil Fuel as 'Clean'

Mar. 21, 2016 — Despite worldwide concern about the consequences of “fracking”, the British Columbia government is presenting its proposed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industry as both an economic benefit to the ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — America's oil consumption far exceeds that of every other country in the world. What's more, it's unsustainable. Soybeans, an important dietary protein and the current primary source ... read more

Mar. 16, 2016 — Hype followed by disappointment: That's been the general pattern over the past few decades when an alternative fuel is presented to the public. It's a fuel du jour phenomenon, from methanol ... read more

How More Research and Development Funding Can Hasten Green Revolution

Mar. 15, 2016 — A uniquely detailed model of the dynamics of innovation in the energy industry has been explained in a new article. In so doing, researchers indicate how supporting clean energy R&D, not just a ... read more

Lower Oil Prices Lead to Higher Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Mar. 11, 2016 — If the price of oil decreases, carbon dioxide emissions increase. This is what two Spanish scientists claim after comparing the relationship between air pollution and economic development by using ... read more

Mar. 8, 2016 — Researchers have determined the most climate-friendly use of natural gas is replacement of existing coal-fired power plants and fuel-oil furnaces rather than burning it in cars and ... read more

New Research Uncovers the ‘myths’ Behind Technological Solutions to Aviation’s Climate Change Crisis

Mar. 4, 2016 — A new study has explored the ways in which new technologies have been ‘hyped’ by the aviation industry and media as the key to sustainable air travel, perpetuating a culture of non-accountability ... read more

Clean Energy Could Stress Global Water Resources

Mar. 4, 2016 — Efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the energy sector could lead to greater pressure on water resources, increasing water use and thermal water pollution. Dedicated adaptation measures will ... read more

Invigorating Japanese Energy and Environmental Policy Five Years After Fukushima

Mar. 2, 2016 — Japanese researchers call for increased interdisciplinarity and internationalization in Japanese energy and environment research to provide effective scientific advice and invigorate Japanese energy ... read more

Analysis Finds Tax Credit Extensions Can Impact Renewable Energy Deployment, Electric Sector

Mar. 1, 2016 — New analysis explores the potential impact of recently extended federal tax credits on the deployment of renewable generation technologies and related US electric sector carbon dioxide ... read more

Biodiesel in a Caustic Flash

Feb. 29, 2016 — Biodiesel represents a potentially cleaner and more sustainable fuel than those derived from crude oil. Now, scientists have developed a high-speed conversion that turns waste cooking oil into fuel ... read more

Feb. 25, 2016 — An eye-catching bicycle-based weather station will help urban planners and policy makers develop neighborhood-level programs that can mitigate the impact of climate change on cities and their ... read more

Feb. 24, 2016 — A new long-term research study shows the potential for biomass production from perennial grasslands in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Biomass yield varied with nitrogen fertilization, ... read more

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