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LONDON, February 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxime Verhagen, Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands, remarks that gas is critical to the fuel mix as we make the complex evolution towards lower-carbon output whilst ensuring economic growth remains unstifled: "For many decades to come, gas will remain critically important to the energy mix worldwide.
In a finding of significant worldwide public-health consequence, researchers at the UC Davis School of Medicine and in the Academy of Sciences in the Czech Republic have found that emissions from the indoor use of coal for heating and cooking may impair early childhood growth and development.
If someone told you there was a way you could save 2.5 million to 3 million lives a year and simultaneously halt global warming, reduce air and water pollution and develop secure, reliable energy sources â€“ nearly all with existing technology and at costs comparable with what we spend on energy today â€“ why wouldn't you do it?
A study that relates global energy use to economic growth, published in the January issue of BioScience, finds strong correlations between these two measures both among countries and within countries over time.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy customers in the Carolinas Wednesday set an all-time record for winter power use. The utility generated 17,570 megawatts of electricity for the hour ending at 8 a.m.
The increased availability and access of broadband around the world has meant a rise in global demand for online media services and this could have implications for a society that is living within environmental limits.
Choke Point: U.S. series chronicles collision between nation's increasing energy demand and diminishing water supply NEW YORK, Sept.
MONTREAL, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H.
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