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RESEARCH UPDATES 09242014

  1. University of California-Riverside reported Co-solvent Enhanced Lignocellulosic Fractionation (CELF) process. Using tetrahydrofuran (THF) as co-solvent combined with iron chloride to break down maple wood into biofuel in a single bioreactor, with…
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IF WE CARE ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT WE HAVE TO TAKE ACTION INTO OUR OWN HANDS

Despite endless conferences, treaties and solemn promises, greenhouse gas emissions have risen 61% since 1990, and the rate of increase is accelerating. As Naomi Klein tells us in her new book, … 2,175 more words

Carbon Emissions

Renewable Electricity Production in Wales

21 October 2014

Article by Graham Winter and Nigel Barwise, National Assembly for Wales Research Service

This blog post looks at the latest statistics for renewable electricity that have been published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) covering the period 2003 to 2013. 452 more words

Energy

Farming Solar

There has been a fashion in the United Kingdom of covering large swathes of good farmland with electricity producing photovoltaic solar panels. This fashion has arisen because the government has given ridiculously high subsidies for PV installations. 215 more words

Climate Change

The real cost of fossil fuel subsidies

Two weeks ago, the Perth Diocese announced it would divest its fossil fuel investments, and last week its Canberra counterparts did the same. This week the Melbourne Diocese has followed suit, resolving to take “all reasonable steps” to divest its stake in… 417 more words

Sustainable Development

Aaron Stover summarizers Will Happer--lecturing at George Marshall--a giant of a man

Aaron did damn good job of taking notes–my goodness. When I was in medical school certain individuals were designated to produce the notes becuase they were good–Aaron would get that job. 1,023 more words

Climate Change

Centinel2012 reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

Will Happer is an amassing man, I spend a few days with him this past summer having him review my work. Just having a scientist of his stature do that was a major honor. More people and politicians should be listening to him and a few other like him that are doing the science right.