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2011-06-14 14:49:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Bank of America Corp. Chairman Charles O. Holliday, Jr. will be speaking at the 22nd Annual North America Energy Efficiency Forum on Thursday, June 16th at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Mabus will address energy security and how energy efficiency can help save lives. Holliday will talk about the impact of energy efficiency on American competitiveness. They will join leading policymakers, energy...

2011-06-08 10:30:00

On day when OPEC meets to determine production levels, new report examines how improved fuel economy standards can reduce dependence on oil WASHINGTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) today released original analysis showing that the country could reduce its dangerous dependence on oil by millions of barrels per day through improvements in fuel economy standards. SAFE's report examines the proposed fuel economy standards for 2017-2025, and...

2011-05-24 20:22:08

Berkeley Lab joint report offers a variety of scenarios to reduce emissions to 80% below 1990 levels. In the next 40 years, California's population is expected to surge from 37 million to 55 million and the demand for energy is expected to double. Given those daunting numbers, can California really reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050, as required by an executive order? Scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory who co-wrote a new report on...

2011-05-23 13:54:00

With New Web Site and "Mad Men" Style Ads, Go60MPG Highlights Research Showing Strong Fuel Efficiency Standards Would Save Money For Americans at the Gas Pump, Cut Carbon Pollution and Reduce Dependence on Oil WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Memorial Day gas prices stand at a 10-year record-high level, Go60MPG today is launching a major print and online advertising campaign encouraging Americans to deliver the message to the White House that the best way to offer...

2011-05-14 05:20:00

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Petroleum Institute Upstream Director Erik Milito said President Obama's weekly address could have gone further to capitalize on the opportunities available for American energy production, jobs and economic growth. "The President has acknowledged the need to increase environmentally sound oil production here in the United States," said Milito. "While this is a step forward for the national discourse on America's energy future,...

2011-05-11 08:30:00

COLUMBUS, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio's role as an energy efficiency leader will be spotlighted today at the 2011 Ohio Energy Expo, an event hosted by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance with sponsorship from JACO Environmental, Inc. Energy stakeholders and policymakers from throughout Ohio will gather at the Statehouse today from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to celebrate Ohio's progress and highlight the importance of the state's energy efficiency policies. Thanks to the 2008...

2011-05-09 10:24:00

VICTORIA, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevron Energy Solutions, a unit of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), and the City of Victoria announced today the completion of an energy efficiency project that is expected to save the city more than $750,000 over the life of the project. The project is expected to reduce the city's energy use by nearly 1 million kilowatt hours each year over the next ten to fifteen years. The City replaced more than $600,000 in older light bulbs and electronic...

2011-05-09 10:59:00

Letter Asks President to Set 60 MPG Standard for New Vehicles that Save at the Pump, Protect Clean Air and Reduce Oil Dependence WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leaders of the nation's largest environmental groups today asked President Obama to create long-term relief for drivers at the pump by delivering the strongest fuel-efficiency and auto pollution standards for new vehicles currently under consideration. The administration will propose new fuel efficiency and...

2011-04-27 23:57:49

New Berkeley Lab study forecasts peak in energy use in China within 20 years. As China's economy continues to soar, its energy use and greenhouse gas emissions will keep on soaring as well"”or so goes the conventional wisdom. A new analysis by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) now is challenging that notion, one widely held in both the United States and China. Well before mid-century, according to a new study by Berkeley Lab's China Energy Group, that...

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2011-03-25 10:20:00

By the end of the decade, clean energy sources will not be more expensive than fossil fuels says Steven Chu, U.S. Energy Secretary. Chu wants to create a national energy policy that has the U.S. investing in advanced battery technologies, biofuels and efficient high-voltage transmission systems, reports Bloomberg. Policies for cleaner energy are being promoted by China and other nations. Chu feels that this is a race to capture the market. "So the country and the companies who develop those...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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