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A new study predicts that by 2030, the US will use land area the size of Minnesota for energy production, citing the huge amount of land needed for current renewable technologies. The report highlights the importance of energy conservation and energy efficiency to combat this land consumption.
Date: 08/26/2009
Type: Blog
US energy policy that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions but ignores energy efficiency could result in a significant increase in natural habitat interference and land use.
Date: 08/26/2009
Type: Article
China and the US have begun preliminary negotiations about greenhouse gas regulations to avoid any issues which could breakdown the global climate negotiations in Copenhagen in December.
Date: 08/23/2009
Type: News
Though nearly all electric utilities are aware of the threats of power outages, higher costs, and increased electric demand associated with climate change, few have plans to cope with the impact.
Date: 08/21/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change, Utilities
Video from the National Clean Energy Summit.
Date: 08/10/2009
Type: Event, Video
An Electric Power Research Institute report shows that a portfolio of energy technologies could simultaneously slow carbon emissions while limiting increases in the cost of electricity.
Date: 08/04/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
The cap-and-trade program in the climate and energy bill could lessen the impact of climate change by increasing efficiencies.
Date: 07/31/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
A new report found that energy efficiency investments could provide up to half of the greenhouse gas emission reductions needed to by 2050 to curb climate change.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Global climate change may be drastically altering cloud formation in the mid-latitude sky, producing noctilucent clouds.
Date: 07/16/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Climate Change
Cradle-to-cradle design is the idea of continually recycling old products into new ones to minimize waste and maximize efficiency.
Date: 05/12/2009
Type: Video

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