The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, also known as the Rio Summit, Earth Summit (or, in Portuguese, Eco ‘92) was a major conference held in Rio de Janeiro from June 3 to June 14, 1992.
178 governments participated, with 118 sending their heads of state or government.Some 2,400 representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) attended, […]
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Ron Paul’s Opinion of The Environment, Pollution, and Global Warming. “His Record” * Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007) * Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007) * Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006) * Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
March 5th, 2008 Tags: Bush, Bush administration, Energy, energy policy, Environment, fuel, Gas, gas exploration, KYOTO, KYOTO protocol, mining, Oil, oil drilling, OPEC, Yucca Mountain
Corridor Resources Inc. reported that drilling operations have commenced at the P-76 well in the McCully natural gas field located near Sussex in southern New Brunswick. The well is the first to be drilled at McCully using the Nabors #86 (triple) drilling rig which was recently mobilized to the field from Alberta. The well […]
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U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., has praised a report that has focused on the need to develop technologies to reduce carbon emissions from coal.
“Make no mistake about it, we must recognize that the use of American coal in electricity generation is essential to our nation’s energy independence and security,” said Domenici, ranking member of the […]
March 23rd, 2007 Tags: America, China, Coal, electricity, electricity generation, Energy, energy independence, Independence, Institute of Technology, KYOTO, KYOTO protocol, Lima, Massachusetts, Natural Resources, Natural Resources Committee, Pete Domenici, Power, Resources, Senate, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, technologies, technology, United States
Scores of Greenpeace activists today formed a huge inscription Climate Change Starts Here at the Cernice coal mine near Most to protest against raising the official Czech limits for brown coal mining.
Jan Rovensky, head of the Czech Greenpeace climate campaign, said that if the limits are broken, the amount of carbon dioxide emissions will double. […]
February 16th, 2007 Tags: Britain, Coal, coal mine, coal mining, coal technologies, Company, Czech Republic, Energy, energy industry, Environment, Europe, European Union, Gas, gas emissions, Greece, greenhouse gas, greenhouse gas emissions, Greenpeace, KYOTO, KYOTO protocol, Lima, mine, Mines, mining, Power, Rita, Slovakia, technologies, Ukraine, United States, use gas
SXR Uranium One Inc. agreed to buy UrAsia Energy Ltd. for $3.1 billion, to form the world’s second- largest uranium producer as rising demand for nuclear fuel drives prices to records.
SXR, owner of South Africa’s largest undeveloped uranium deposit, offered C$7.05 ($6.01) a share in stock for Vancouver- based UrAsia, which owns uranium mines in […]
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Vattenfall AB, Alcan Inc., Duke Energy Corporation and the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) will work with other leading industries and financial institutions to accelerate the evolution of carbon trading as one of the key components to addressing climate change. This cooperation was announced today at a press conference at the World Economic Forum’s annual […]
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The Australian government pledged $95 million in funding Wednesday for two projects as part of its new strategy to combat global warming, including the construction of the world’s largest solar power plant.
The projects are the first to be funded under a $379 million package announced earlier this week to prevent global warming. Australia has […]
October 26th, 2006 Tags: Asia, Australia, Coal, Energy, energy source, energy sources, Environment, environmental group, environmental groups, Export, Federal Government, fuel, Gas, gas emissions, greenhouse gas, greenhouse gas emissions, Greenpeace, KYOTO, KYOTO protocol, law, Lima, Melbourne, mining, Power, Price, renewable energy, renewable energy sources, Solar, solar systems, SUN, Sydney, Sydney Morning Herald, technologies, United States, use gas, Victoria
SYDNEY – Australia Wednesday announced plans to build the world’s biggest space-age solar power station as part of a A$500 million (US$375 million) radical rethink on climate change.
The government said it would contribute A$75 million toward the cost of the photovoltaic solar power plant in the first of a series of projects aimed at reducing […]
October 25th, 2006 Tags: Australia, Bush, California, clean electricity, clean energy, clean energy projects, Coal, Company, Cusi, electricity, Energy, energy projects, Environment, environmental group, Export, finance, fuel, Gas, gas emissions, greenhouse gas, greenhouse gas emissions, Greenpeace, KYOTO, KYOTO protocol, Lima, Melbourne, mining, Power, Solar, solar systems, SUN, Sydney, technology, the Star, United States, use gas, Victoria, Water
Halifax Regional Municipality hopes to buy about a third of its power from wind farms by 2009 – the equivalent of lighting every street lamp in the city with renewable energy. Jim Donovan, the city’s manager of economic development, said city staff will recommend council approve a plan to buy green energy.
“It can happen just as […]
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Germany’s politicians and bosses of the country’s utilities agreed on Monday to put off any decisions on the one energy issue that generates tension inside the governing coalition — the future of atomic power.
“We discussed the fact that internationally nuclear energy is taking on an increasing significance. But at the same time we have a […]
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WATER DESALINATION USING SOLAR ENERGY AND WIND MILLS ARE AMONGST THE MAIN TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED BY THE WORLD SOLAR ENERGY CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN BAHRAIN IN NOVEMBER. THE THREE-DAY ARAB REGIONAL CONFERENCE BY THE UNIVERSITY OF BAHRAIN AND THE INTERNATIONAL SOLAR ENERGY SOCIETY.
THE EVENT WILL ALSO TACKLE IMPORTANT ISSUES SUCH AS USE OF […]
October 8th, 2006 Tags: AL NASSER, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, France, Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Jordan, KYOTO, KYOTO protocol, Malaysia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, UN ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM, WAHEEB AL