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The Future of Transportation Fuels
2012-03-27 07:17:55

The need to find alternatives to fossil fuels is paramount, if only because the supply of fossil fuels is finite and being consumed at an ever increasing rate.

2012-03-19 19:08:42

Technology alone won't help the world turn away from fossil fuel-based energy sources, says University of Oregon sociologist Richard York.

Global Greenhouse Gas Could Rise 50 Percent By 2050
2012-03-16 07:37:20

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Thursday that global greenhouse gas emissions could rise 50 percent by 2050.

2012-02-29 14:05:05

A University of Toronto research team has developed a process to analyze the behavior of bitumen in reservoirs using a microfluidic chip, a tool commonly associated with the field of medical diagnostics.

2012-02-23 10:09:54

It takes a lot of energy to extract heavy, viscous and valuable bitumen from Canada's oil sands and refine it into crude oil.

2012-01-27 10:13:24

Stop wrangling over global warming and instead reduce fossil-fuel use for the sake of the global economy.

2011-12-14 14:57:59

In pursuit of riches and energy over the last 5,000 years, humans have released into the environment 385,000 tons of mercury, the source of numerous health concerns.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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