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  1. The current wildfires are causing a similar situation within the the Brazilian political arena, with AGW Gurus and international press are pushing it hard https://www.ecowatch.com/amazon-deforestation-norway-fund-2639894385.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/08/22/photos-heres-how-amazon-wildfires--look-space/ and are...
      


  2. Analysis: Methane Emissions Intensity Declines in Top Shale Basins Saturday, April 27, 2019 Increased natural gas consumption has generated a truly incredible story for the environment...
      


  3. Just feel it’s worth mentioning how much these guys did for us, as we hold the piece of tech in our hands or type...
      


  4. Air miles should be banned because they encourage excessive flying, according to a report commissioned by the government’s climate change advisers. Frequent flyers should be hit by an “escalating...
      


  5. https://electrek.co/2019/07/23/ford-f-150-electric-prototype-tow-train-carts/ Video of battery electric prototype Ford F-150 towing over one million pounds of trains and cargo.
      


  6. Bitcoin leaves a carbon footprint as large as Las Vegas, study finds   A new study found that the cryptocurrency Bitcoin requires a lot of electricity,...
      


  7. https://qz.com/1638096/the-story-behind-the-worlds-first-large-direct-air-capture-plant/ This is a 'premium' article on Quartz, so one only gets a 'free look' for a limited time period.
      


  8. Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed a novel technology that produces liquid hydrocarbon fuels exclusively from sunlight and air. For the first time worldwide...


  9. Principles of Dynamic Heterogeneous Catalysis: Surface Resonance and Turnover Frequency Response https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acscatal.9b01606 This is computer simulations so it may not mean much. If there is any...
      


  10. While cleaning leaked oil engine oil from the garage floor it occurred to me that this waste might be a useful catalyst for heavy...


  11. China new-energy vehicle sales drop for first time in over two years     BEIJING (Reuters) - Sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China fell 4.7%...
      


  12. Scientific awareness of the greenhouse effect, and human influence on the climate, has existed for over three decades. During the 1980s, there was a...


  13. Construction to Begin on Plastics-to-Fuel Plant California-based Brightmark Energy will today break ground on its $260 million plastics-to-fuel plant in the northeast Indiana town of...
      


  14. Here's a unique, alternate viewpoint and research about the big picture of planet Earth. Very much worth considering, in my opinion. Be warned, this is a...


  15. Elon Musk to Tesla Employees: It's 'Hardcore' Belt-Tightening Time Tesla CEO Elon Musk and new Chief Financial Officer Zach Kirkhorn will personally review all expenses...
      


  16. Enhanced oil recovery improved by nanoparticle-induced crude swelling Most EOR methods use surfactants as injection fluids in traditional core-flooding operations. However, a new micromodel improves...
      


  17. from here: https://www.freep.com/story/money/business/2019/05/03/environmental-activists-funeral-nuclear-power/3565176002/ "“I don’t like coal either, but I think nuclear power is an existential threat," said Gunter, who has been protesting nuclear power since before the...


  18. Here is another great video that just came out. Published on Aug 4, 2019. This research was done by Tony Heller, please share it...
      


  19. Evolving battery technology will alter demand for raw materials Interesting.
      


  20. Evolving battery technology will alter demand for raw materials Ahead of the S&P Global Platts Global Metals Awards in London, on May 16, The Barrel presents...
      


  21. The most powerful street-legal Ford Mustang ever built will go on sale this fall. A 5.2-liter supercharged V8 will crank out 760 horsepower in...
      


  22. Fracking with CO2 instead of water could be more efficient - study That could be a win-win.
      


  23. https://www.drive.com.au/motor-news/why-australian-innovation-is-driving-hydrogen-cars-gwxnp2
      


  24. Building a marine supply infrastructure as part of a future hydrogen society   As a transport fuel, hydrogen has already become a solution for road transport,...
      


  25. Human data mining where we are completely open and exposed to being manipulated, at what point does it change from being freaky when targeted...
      


  26. New material for hydrogen fuel tanks: "The cost of manufacturing our material is so low, and the energy density it can store is so much...
      


  27. An Indiana integrated gasification combined cycle plant (IGCC) to be converted for ammonia production will receive funding from OGCI Climate Investments for an adjacent...
      


  28. Industry-ready process makes plastics chemical from plant sugars Developing renewable, plant-based alternatives for petroleum-derived chemicals is a major piece of the effort to transition away...
      


  29. This is a remarkable article.  2 big thumbs up. Please don't get turned off by the fairly pedantic beginning of the article.  I assure you...


  30. Mercedes want to abandon combustion engines by 2039by Staff WritersBerlin (AFP) May 13, 2019 German giant Mercedes-Benz said Monday it wants to stop selling traditional...
      

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