Boulders the size footballs could help scientists predict the West Antarctic Ice Sheet's (WAIS) contribution to sea-level rise according to new research published this week in the journal Geology.
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Coca-Cola Enterprises will purchase 120 new trucks in 2008 powered by Eaton's hybrid electric drivetrain systems.
Houston Technology Center (HTC), the largest technology business accelerator in Texas, is pleased to present its 4th annual Energy Technology Venture Capital Conference (ETVCC), taking place March 6 – 7, 2008 at the Marriott Houston Westchase. This yearly event brings together cutting edge energy technology startups and investors in an interactive celebration of innovation.
Researchers have found that the first step in building new cell walls in plants is the assembly of a scaffold made of structural proteins. This finding could lead to engineered plants that are better materials for biofuels production. Since plant structural proteins can self-assemble, this knowledge may also be useful to the field of nanotechnology.
While sampling blended biodiesel fuels purchased from small-scale retailers, researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution found that many of the blends do not contain the advertised amount of biofuel.
WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) has today (26 February 2008) launched a Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) template to help the construction industry comply with legislation coming into force in April, which will make SWMPs a mandatory requirement on all aspects of construction work worth more than £300,000.
Uhde won against international competition two major contracts from the Bulgarian company LUKOIL Neftochim Bourgas AD, part of the Russian petroleum group LUKOIL, to engineer and supply clean-fuels plants for diesel and gasoline desulphurisation for its refinery located in Burgas on the Black Sea.
Honeywell today announced that the City of Hillsboro, Ore., has awarded the company a solar project that is expected to cut the city's energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
Environmentally friendly hydrogen gas fueled vehicles can dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lessen the country’s dependence on sources of fossil fuel.
EOD Technology, Inc. received notification that a US patent was issued for its GreenTargets(R), its live fire military range target, the company announced today. EODT's GreenTargets(R) are a primary component of EODT's RangeXchange(R) (RX) range sustainability program, designed to support training ranges long term.
United by the fact that climate change poses a major long-term challenge to delivering high-quality drinking water, eight of the nation's largest water agencies announced the formation of an unprecedented coalition, the Water Utility Climate Alliance (WUCA).
Among the nearly 100 featured speakers at the upcoming 2008 International Conference on Climate Change, sponsored by The Heartland Institute and to be held in New York City, March 2-4, will be two distinguished world figures who will present their views on the world debate concerning the likely consequences of global warming.
Austin-based architecture and land development services firm TAG International, L.L.P, announced today that it is designing a full-scale green manufacturing facility for HelioVolt, one of the renewable energy industry's most innovative technology leaders.
Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. has announced that its 95 percent-owned joint venture project with Shandong Hai Hua Coal & Chemical Company Ltd., has been producing synthesis gas with only minor interruptions since January 7, 2008 and commenced syngas sales on February 19, 2008.
The world's most advanced carbon capture system was showcased at the recent Australian - Canadian Premier's Conference held in Adelaide, Australia.