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2012-11-06 11:14:22

Climate change and extreme weather events grab the headlines, but there is another, lesser known, global change underway on land, in the seas, and in the air: acidification. It turns out that combustion of fossil fuels, smelting of ores, mining of coal and metal ores, and application of nitrogen fertilizer to soils are all driving down the pH of the air, water, and the soil at rates far faster than Earth's natural systems can buffer, posing threats to both land and sea life. "It's a...

Renewable Energy Use Up, Overall Energy Down In 2011
2012-10-25 15:04:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As Americans consumed less energy last year than the year before, that energy was--more than ever before--generated by renewable energy sources, according to a series of flow charts released by the federally funded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The laboratory said that a shift to more energy efficient technologies in the transportation and residential sectors was behind the drop in energy consumption, from 98 quadrillion...

2012-10-11 04:03:35

The EPA's new requirements were created to help reduce harmful greenhouse gases. U.S. vendors must now conform to stricter standards that will benefit the planet. Woburn, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 Daimer Industries, Inc.®, offering the largest selection of American made commercial and industrial pressure washer systems with over 400 models, has launched a new steam cleaner in the Super Max 10880. This powerful, fully portable steam commercial pressure washer contains a special engine...

Carbon Emissions Cost Higher Than Estimated
2012-09-18 11:10:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, published in the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, claims that the U.S. Federal government is significantly underestimating the costs of carbon pollution because it is using a faulty analytical model. The researchers found that a more appropriate accounting of costs would pave the way to cleaner, more economically efficient sources of power generation. “This is a wake-up call for America to start...

2012-06-25 23:03:40

T& S Building Materials LLC is pleased to announce the introduction of Adi3tek® an exceptional chemical build-up inhibitor for Sulfur-generated crust and ring formation in calcining lines. Adi3tek® competes with and effectively re-directs Sulfur and trace element-catalyzed reactions to create higher melting point alkaline compounds which easily disintegrate from equipment walls, quickly improving calcining line heat transfer efficiency and performance. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 25,...


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