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Breakthrough could mean sharply lower energy use in making plastics.

31/12/1969

A new technology could dramatically reduce the costs and carbon emissions from plastics manufacturing by eliminating the need for large amounts of heat used in [...]

GE wants to bring more life to coal.

31/12/1969

General Electric Co. has stopped trying to write coal’s obituary. GE is bullish about coal again.

Living on Earth

Living on Earth: August 26, 2016

26/08/2016

Losing Frozen Earth Could Cook the Planet / U.S. Methane Emissions Drastically Underestimated / Turning up the Heat on Frigid Offices / Better Office Air [...]

Living on Earth: August 19, 2016

19/08/2016

Climate Change Threatens Trillions Worth of Financial Assets / I Feel the Earth Move / The End of Night / Conserving the Dark / The [...]

Shale in the United States

10/08/2016

Over the past decade, the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has provided access to large volumes of oil and natural gas that were [...]

How much U.S. electricity is generated from renewable energy?

05/05/2016

U.S. power plants used renewable energy sources, including water, wind, biomass wood and waste, geothermal, and solar, to generate about 13% of the electricity produced [...]

The Encyclopedia of Earth

Encyclopedia of Earth Temporary Home

05/05/2016

Dear Community, Please accept our apologies! We cannot provide the Encyclopedia of Earth at this time but ask you to bear with us. We are [...]