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2014-04-25 23:08:21

Energy Watch Group says energy independence from Russia can only be achieved with renewable energies Berlin, Germany (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 That Europe must free itself from dependence on Russian energy as quickly as possible is undisputed. But as a new analysis from the Energy Watch Group (EWG) shows, the diversification of natural gas supplier countries is not an option. Russia recently threatened to withhold natural gas supplies from Ukraine, thereby deliberately putting the EU under...

2014-02-05 16:21:22

International coalition opens call for most innovative ideas advancing electric vehicle adoption BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Energy Agency's Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Implementing Agreement, the Clean Energy Ministerial's Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) and the smart city think-tank, Urban Foresight, today announced the opportunity to submit nominations to a new EV City Casebook, the second volume in a series highlighting leadership and best...

IEA Makes Recommendations To Cut Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions
2013-06-10 17:59:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last year, worldwide emissions reached a record high of 31.6 billion tons, despite the fact the United States had its lowest emissions total since the mid-90s, said an International Energy Agency release on Monday. Meanwhile, China had the largest emissions growth, up 3.8 percent over last year. However, the additional 300 million tons was one of the lowest increases in a decade, the report said. American emissions dropped...

United States Poised To Take The Lead In Oil Production
2012-11-13 07:49:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online U.S. oil output is set to surpass that of Saudi Arabia and Russia by 2017, reaching levels high enough to make the country nearly energy independent, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Monday in its annual World Energy Outlook report. “North America is at the forefront of a sweeping transformation in oil and gas production that will affect all regions of the world, yet the potential also exists for a similarly...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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