Sunday 3 March 2013

Woodsy On The Rampage: The Ecology Of Radical Environmentalism - Canada Free Press


Woodsy On The Rampage: The Ecology Of Radical Environmentalism
Canada Free Press
One of the main philosophical schools that radical environmentalists draw upon is known as ???Deep Ecology???. According to this set of ideas, the conservation policies pursued by more mainstream environmental groups are incorrect because man is still used ...

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Cellulosic biofuel development lagging, but still offers promise - Grand Island Independent

Cellulosic biofuel development lagging, but still offers promiseGrand Island IndependentThe U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently announced that the country's cellulosic biofuels production totaled about 20,000 gallons last year, way below the 500 million gallons target set by

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Saturday 2 March 2013

Youth can help ecology through social networking - Times of India

Youth can help ecology through social networkingTimes of IndiaAHMEDABAD: Youngsters of the city decided to take up more initiatives to sustain the ecology using social networking, at a seminar by Gujarat Ecology Commission (GEC) in Mica. About 120 participants which included scientists, researchers,

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Biofuel demo flight to land at Wright Memorial - The Outer Banks Voice

The Outer Banks VoiceBiofuel demo flight to land at Wright MemorialThe Outer Banks VoiceIf you look toward the sky in the vicinity of the Wright Brothers National Memorial around 4 p.m. today you have a good chance at seeing the final stages of a groundbreaking flight demonstrating the viability of

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McMaster show combines art, ecology - CBC.ca

McMaster show combines art, ecologyCBC.caCombining art and ecology, McMaster students have put together a show that focuses on the environmental preservation of Cootes Paradise and the Niagara Escarpment. Called ???Mapping Paradise,??? the display is a collaborative art project put together by

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Friday 1 March 2013

Cellulosic biofuel fails to reach federal production targets - MSN Autos (blog)

IBTimes.co.ukCellulosic biofuel fails to reach federal production targetsMSN Autos (blog)In fact, the EPA had been fining refineries for not blending cellulosic biofuels with their standard fuel -- despite the fact that none was available. For 2013, companies aren't required to blend any cellulosic

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Survey will educate Dept. of Ecology about urban use of pesticides - The Olympian

Survey will educate Dept. of Ecology about urban use of pesticidesThe OlympianSome 15,000 residents in the Puget Sound area are receiving a survey form by mail from the state Department of Agriculture to gain information about urban residents' use of pesticides in the region.and more »Source :

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Wabash River lore links ecology, history - WISH

Wabash River lore links ecology, historyWISH"Art and ecology are inextricably intertwined," she said. Petosky opened her presentation using one of the many ancient Native American languages commonly spoken throughout the Great Lakes area, one she said was used by the Miami Indians. Of

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Collide-a-Scape - Discover Magazine (blog)

ANINEWSCollide-a-ScapeDiscover Magazine (blog)Meanwhile, the idea of ecological and climate tipping points???the earth being pushed over a precipitous edge???has firmly taken root in environmental discourse. Illustration by Cheng 'lilly' Li. CATEGORIZED UNDER: climate change, ecology, environment,

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Thursday 28 February 2013

Ecology adopts changes to standards for sediment cleanup - Access Washington

Dredging TodayEcology adopts changes to standards for sediment cleanupAccess WashingtonOLYMPIA ??? The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has adopted changes to the state's standards for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. The changes take effect Sept. 1, 2013. In 1991, Ecology

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Sunday 24 February 2013

UN Sustainable Energy Initiative Could Put World On a Path to Climate Targets - Science Daily (press

UN Sustainable Energy Initiative Could Put World On a Path to Climate TargetsScience Daily (press release)Feb. 24, 2013 ??? The UN's Sustainable Energy for All initiative, if successful, could make a significant contribution to the efforts to limit climate change to target levels, according to a new

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Our Next Energy Secretary? - Daily Beast

Daily BeastOur Next Energy Secretary?Daily Beast???Mr. Moniz is affiliated with the industry-backed MIT Energy Initiative, so we shouldn't be surprised about his favorable position on fracking,??? read the statement. ???But President Obama could do a lot better. Appointing Mr. Moniz would be a nail

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Biofuel ??? more thought needed - The Sun Daily

Biofuel ??? more thought neededThe Sun DailyREGARDLESS of the merits or otherwise of encouraging greater use of biofuel in this country, the proposal to blend a higher proportion of palm methyl ester (from the current 5% to 10%) with diesel to create a biodiesel known as B10 is a well ...B10 mandate

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Bulgarian protests for cheaper energy intensify - Reuters

Bulgarian protests for cheaper energy intensifyReutersThousands of demonstrators march shouting slogans during a protest against high utility bills and monopolies in the energy sector in Sofia February 24, 2013. Tens of thousands of Bulgarians marched through cities across the Balkan country on

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Aviation biofuels on the up and up - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldAviation biofuels on the up and upSydney Morning HeraldLUFTHANSA probably thought it was on a public relations winner when it began operating flights using a mix of biofuel and regular jet fuel between Frankfurt and Hamburg in 2011. However, the ''green skies'' branding

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Ecology selects Bellingham for $2.6 million for Squalicum Creek project - Bellingham Herald

Ecology selects Bellingham for $2.6 million for Squalicum Creek projectBellingham HeraldBELLINGHAM - The state Department of Ecology has selected the city to receive $2.6 million in loans and grants to reroute part of Squalicum Creek and improve its habitat. Ecology announced last week it would

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The First Amendment Bombs Nuclear Energy By Accident - Forbes

ForbesThe First Amendment Bombs Nuclear Energy By AccidentForbesArchive photos of a Washington State commercial nuclear power plant, the Columbia Generating Station, were used as the main image about a completely unrelated leaking waste tank that was built in 1944 at the Department of Energy Hanford

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Saturday 23 February 2013

Researchers concerned about giant goldfish threatening ecology of Lake Tahoe - Washington Post (blog

National GeographicResearchers concerned about giant goldfish threatening ecology of Lake TahoeWashington Post (blog)AP. SACRAMENTO, Calif. ??? Giant goldfish could be threatening the ecology of Lake Tahoe on the California-Nevada border. Biologists with the University of Nevada, Reno say they're

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Canada to end biofuel subsidy in 2017: report - Reuters Canada

Globe and MailCanada to end biofuel subsidy in 2017: reportReuters CanadaWINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to end its subsidy for production of biofuels when its current program ends in 2017, a newspaper reported on Saturday. The Globe and Mail quoted a letter from Natural

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Biofuels Converting US Prairielands at Dust Bowl Rates - Inter Press Service

Biofuels Converting US Prairielands at Dust Bowl RatesInter Press ServiceWASHINGTON, Feb 23 2013 (IPS) - The rush for biofuels in the United States has seen farmers converting the United States' prairie lands to farms at rates comparable with deforestation levels in Brazil, Malaysia and Indonesia

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Friday 22 February 2013

Ecology awarding $4.8 million in federal wetland conservation grants for Puget ... - Access Washingt

Ecology awarding $4.8 million in federal wetland conservation grants for Puget ...Access WashingtonOLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has secured $4.8 million in federal grants to help acquire and restore 550 acres of tidal wetlands and associated freshwater and upland habitat

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Md. man gets nearly 13 years in biofuel fraud case - San Francisco Chronicle

Biodiesel MagazineMd. man gets nearly 13 years in biofuel fraud caseSan Francisco ChronicleBALTIMORE (AP) ??? Federal prosecutors say a Maryland man convicted in a multimillion dollar biofuel fraud case has been sentenced to nearly 13 years. The U.S. Attorney's office says 34-year-old Rodney Hailey

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The only 5 biofuel stocks worth owning - MSN Money

The only 5 biofuel stocks worth owningMSN MoneyThe success of the country's biofuel industry is a mirror image of what's currently happening in the U.S. Much like Brazil, the U.S. biofuel industry is mature, experiencing a resurgence during the late 1970s energy crisis and steadily growing ever

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Thursday 21 February 2013

Biofuels Are a Loser, Despite the Hope and Hype - Energy Collective

Biofuels Are a Loser, Despite the Hope and HypeEnergy Collectivebiofueld I've been spending the past hour or so reading an excellent paper written by a US Naval aviator titled Twenty-First Century Snake Oil: Why the United States Should Reject Biofuels as Part of a Rational National Energy Security

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Member states split over biofuel emissions - European Voice

Member states split over biofuel emissionsEuropean VoiceEnergy ministers meeting in Brussels on Friday (22 February) are expected to clash over a European Commission proposal to limit the extent to which the growing of biofuel crops displaces food crops or causes increased carbon emissions through

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Wednesday 20 February 2013

BioFuel Energy cuts jobs at ethanol plant - Denver Business Journal

Ethanol Producer MagazineBioFuel Energy cuts jobs at ethanol plantDenver Business JournalBioFuel Energy Corp. said Wednesday it has cut about 40 full-time positions at its ethanol plant in Fairmont, Minn., one of two it operates in the Midwest, and plans to keep the facility shuttered for much of

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EU Should Phase Out Support for Land-Based Biofuels, Lobbies Say - Bloomberg

EU Should Phase Out Support for Land-Based Biofuels, Lobbies SayBloomberg???Few deny that industrial biofuels are not the silver bullet they were once believed to be,??? said the groups, which also include ActionAid. ???This legislation could stop the EU incentivizing technologies that undermine

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Sunday 17 February 2013

MINI Partners With Monster Energy For First Ever Car Back-flip - Forbes

MINI Partners With Monster Energy For First Ever Car Back-flipForbesMonster Energy and MINI have teamed up to give Red Bull a run for its money with the industries next great promotional stunt by completing what they claim is the world's first non-assisted car back flip in the snowy Alps of southern

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Germany and Spain are backing off on the green-energy subsidies - Hot Air (blog)

Germany and Spain are backing off on the green-energy subsidiesHot Air (blog)For me, one of the most perplexing moments (out of the many) of President Obama' State of the Union address last week was when he insisted that ???as long as countries like China keep going all-in on clean energy, so must

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Harwinton house certified for energy efficiency - San Francisco Chronicle

Harwinton house certified for energy efficiencySan Francisco ChronicleHARWINTON, Conn. (AP) ??? The builder of a house in Litchfield County says it is the first in the state to be certified as a "passive house" by an international group for its high level of energy efficiency. The recently

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Energy Transfer Partners: An Early Earnings Look - Motley Fool

Energy Transfer Partners: An Early Earnings LookMotley FoolEarnings season is in full swing, with huge numbers of companies having already given their latest numbers to investors, and Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE: ETP ) is about to release its quarterly earnings report. The key to making smart

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Taking steps for clean energy, public lands - Deming Headlight

Taking steps for clean energy, public landsDeming HeadlightNew Mexico sportsmen welcome the reintroduction of the Public Lands and Renewable Energy Development Act of 2013, which would create the framework for more efficient and responsible development of renewable energy (wind, solar and

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Would This Energy ETF Be a Better Fit for Your Portfolio? - Motley Fool

Would This Energy ETF Be a Better Fit for Your Portfolio?Motley FoolEnergy investors have a number of ETF options for their portfolios. Today we'll look at Vanguard Energy (NYSEMKT: VDE ) , which Morningstar gives a four-star rating. The fund has a low expense ratio of 0.14%, with nearly all of its

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30 Facts That Demystify Nuclear Energy - Motley Fool

Times of Oman30 Facts That Demystify Nuclear EnergyMotley FoolTo say that nuclear energy has an image problem would be putting it nicely. Despite owning one of the safest track records of all sources of energy, nuclear power has failed to persuade public opinion with the ease of a fictional

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Woodruff Energy adds propane gas to services, continues success in Bridgeton ... - The Bridgeton New

Woodruff Energy adds propane gas to services, continues success in Bridgeton ...The Bridgeton News - NJ.comFor the fifth-generation family-owned business serving customers since 1869, propane is the latest addition to Woodruff Energy's offerings in an ever-changing industry. Company President Robert

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QR Energy Offers An 11.1% Yield, Backed By Hedges - Seeking Alpha

QR Energy Offers An 11.1% Yield, Backed By HedgesSeeking AlphaQR Energy LP (QRE) is an upstream Master Limited Partnership ("MLP") focused on delivering stable cash flow and growth. The company focuses on acquiring mature long-life assets, with stable production profiles. QR Energy tends

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Bay foundation offering ecology course - The Daily Progress

Bay foundation offering ecology courseThe Daily ProgressThe Chesapeake Bay Foundation offer an adult education course, Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards, or VoiCeS, from March 5 to April 23. The foundation is now accepting applications for the course, which will be similar to courses offered in

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Saturday 16 February 2013

Illegally operating motorboats threaten ecology, human health - Times of India

Illegally operating motorboats threaten ecology, human healthTimes of IndiaVARANASI: According to Varanasi Municipal Corporation (VMC) records, there are no motorboats operational in river Ganga. The records of the license department, VMC also say that there are only 438 hand-rowed boats sailing in

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Algae from UAE desert saltflats could be biofuel of the future - The National

Algae from UAE desert saltflats could be biofuel of the futureThe NationalThe desert may seem a bleak and inhospitable place. Only the hardiest plants, animals and people survive it, defying the odds and in some cases the limits of our understanding of biology. In particular, desert species' sources

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Monster Energy Drinks to List Caffeine Content on Labels - ABC News

ABC NewsMonster Energy Drinks to List Caffeine Content on LabelsABC NewsMonster Beverage Corp. will include caffeine content on its energy drink labels because it no longer wants to be considered a dietary supplement, and instead will adhere to Food and Drug Administration guidelines for

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MSU graduate launches biofuels start-up, partners with university - Montana State University

MSU graduate launches biofuels start-up, partners with universityMontana State UniversityBOZEMAN - A Bozeman biofuels start-up is partnering with Montana State University in an effort to turn a fungus discovered in the highly acidic hot springs of Yellowstone National Park into sustainable energy.

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Friday 15 February 2013

Colorado stocks: BioFuel Energy shares up 22% - Denver Business Journal

Colorado stocks: BioFuel Energy shares up 22%Denver Business JournalBioFuel Energy Corp. finished as the highest-performing Colorado stock for the second consecutive day on Friday. Shares of BIOF rose 22.36 percent, or $1.22, to close at $6.73 in heavy trading. The stock, which normally has an

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Joint Statement: Advanced Biofuel Organizations Set the Record Straight on ... - Fort Mills Times

Joint Statement: Advanced Biofuel Organizations Set the Record Straight on ...Fort Mills Times???The cellulosic biofuel industry now has facilities under construction and starting up in 20 states, representing billions of dollars in private investment,??? said Brooke Coleman, executive director of

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Tough Little Bug Smashes Down Wall Between Us And Sustainable Biofuel - CleanTechnica

Bioscience TechnologyTough Little Bug Smashes Down Wall Between Us And Sustainable BiofuelCleanTechnicaThe biofuel fuel vs. food debate has really been getting a workout this year, especially in the U.S. where a historic, devastating drought has put the squeeze on corn ethanol. More sustainable

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Sunday 10 February 2013

The New Sustainable Energy Factbook: A Strong Case for Consistent Policy - ThinkProgress

ThinkProgressThe New Sustainable Energy Factbook: A Strong Case for Consistent PolicyThinkProgressA federal policy framework to promote the development and adoption of renewable energy is much needed, because even though some clean energy technologies have already taken off and don't need incentives

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Sunday 3 February 2013

In Southeast Asia, hope for biofuels turns to early disappointment - Reuters AlertNet (blog)

In Southeast Asia, hope for biofuels turns to early disappointmentReuters AlertNet (blog)BOGOR, Indonesia (1 February 2013)_Governments across Southeast Asia had high hopes for biofuels several years ago: at a time of upwardly spiralling oil and gas prices, renewable energy made from palm oil,

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Cities, schools target energy drinks - USA TODAY

First Coast NewsCities, schools target energy drinksUSA TODAYChicago Alderman Ed Burke last month introduced an ordinance that would ban the sale of energy drinks that contain 180 milligrams of caffeine and two other substances. That would end sales of many 24-ounce energy drinks. A hearing on

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Energy Industry Develops Nontoxic Fracking Fluids - ABC News

ABC NewsEnergy Industry Develops Nontoxic Fracking FluidsABC NewsThe oil and gas industry is trying to ease environmental concerns by developing nontoxic fluids for the drilling process known as fracking, but it's not clear whether the new product will be widely embraced by drilling companies.

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Court Strikes Down EPA Biofuel Mandate - Heritage.org (blog)

Heritage.org (blog)Court Strikes Down EPA Biofuel MandateHeritage.org (blog)The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cannot impose a mandate for a non-existent product and then punish companies for failing to use said non-existent product, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled. That

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Mars Hill College gets grant to study possible WNC sites for biofuel-production - Mountain Xpress

Mars Hill College gets grant to study possible WNC sites for biofuel-productionMountain XpressMars Hill College has received a grant worth $43,750 from the Biofuels Center of North Carolina (www.biofuelscenter.org) to study site suitability for biofuel production in Western North Carolina. The grant

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