OceanaGold launches bamboo project up north

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
CABARROGUIS, Quirino—To support the government's expanded National Greening Program and its effort in promoting bamboo production as a component in reducing carbon emissions, watershed rehabilitation and development of a resource-based livelihood option particularly within the Addalam ... ...read more
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UK ministers go cold on Swansea £1.3bn tidal power lagoon

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
“The government should make a decision on projects such as the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon,” she said. “If they don't think it can make a contribution, then they should be honest about that and explain what other measures they will take to reduce our carbon emissions.” The backers of Swansea Bay had ... ...read more
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Delingpole: 'Bitcoin and Porn Cause Global Warming', Environmentalists Warn

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Is pornography in the digital era leaving a larger carbon footprint than it did during the days of magazines and videos? Obtaining raw numbers will always be a sticking point, because the stigmatized industry has never kept track of sales like the music and film industries, and has no significant archives. ...read more
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Thousands march for rights to breathe clean air

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Yeh described world's largest coal-fired power plant in Taichung as "the dirtiest power plant in the world" in terms of its emissions of carbon dioxide. ... rates imposed on the emissions of sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds be substantially adjusted upwards to curb air pollution. ...read more
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Wired In: Trudy Kriven

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
If you switch to geopolymers, we'd all be better off because it only produces 0.25 tons of carbon dioxide instead. Furthermore, geopolymers are twice as strong as cement in compression, three times as strong in flexure, and set to full strength in one day, as opposed to 28 days for cements. They also stick ... ...read more
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Sheffield transport plans 'can grow economy by £500m'

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
It also wants to create healthier and safer streets by increasing sustainable travel, in turn delivering a reduced accident rates, improving air quality, and reducing tailpipe carbon emissions. Other aims are to have a zero carbon public transport network by 2040 and to have increased footfall in the main ... ...read more
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All I want for Christmas is a stronger, cleaner planet | Opinion

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
A tax on carbon emissions -- Many experts believe the only way to reach those Paris goals is to have a carbon tax. It would encourage the development and marketing of low-emissions products including everything from cars to lawn mowers. Make coastal environmental education mandatory in K-12 ... ...read more
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Rejecting clean coal is like scoring own goal

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
In the longer term, the opportunity for viable carbon capture and storage options (which would reduce emissions by up to 90 per cent) is costed at $69-$165 per MWh. HELE coal is well placed to deliver on this and remains the cheapest form of new dispatchable electricity in Australia with the benefit of ... ...read more
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China plans carbon capture trial

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
The first year of that research has concluded that the costs of capturing carbon dioxide at a steel plant in China are lower than in most of the rest of the ... She said it was important to develop nationally co-ordinated responses to the emissions challenges, and to encourage broader deployment of new ... ...read more
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CEFC board shake-up as solar investment tops 1 gigawatt

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
The outcome of which will be lower power prices and emissions and a more reliable system." ... "While our solar investments represent just 1 per cent of Australia's total electricity generation, they represent a substantial reduction in carbon emissions, of around 1.8 million tonnes annually, making an ... ...read more
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