Lease Sale 193 approval flawed by missing science on impacts April 12, 2012 Anchorage, AK — A coalition of groups filed an appeal today in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the approval of Lease Sale 193, which opened for oil drilling the remote Chukchi Sea, home to iconic species such as polar bear, bowhead whale, and [...]
Rick Santorum calls climate change a “hoax” and “a beautifully concocted scheme.” For months, he lingered on the sidelines of a crowded GOP field. Now his victories in Colorado, Missouri, and Minnesota have turned Santorum into a real contender in the Republican race to the White House. It’s time voters learned the truth behind Santorum’s claims. And [...]
The Pig in the XL Pipeline Insider reveals concealed “error” in pipeline safety equipment that could blow away the GOP’s XL pipe dream For Firedoglake by Greg Palast “They threatened me. Last night I got a call and they threatened me. If I talked.” “Pig Man #2,” a pipeline industry insider, had a good reason to be [...]
Tribes try selective fishing to boost catch without harming wild salmon — High Country News.
XL Keystone – The Pig in the Pipeline The GOP is pushing a pipeline that could blow you to pieces Palast conducted a five-continent investigation of Big Oil for British TV’s premier current affairs program, Dispatches, and for BBC Worldwide. This report is based on the broadcast seen prime-time worldwide—but not yet in the USA. [...]
Quantum-dot cells designed with two layers open potential for higher efficiencies. FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011 BY TYLER HAMILTON A research team at the University of Toronto has created the first two-layer solar cell made up of light-absorbing nanoparticles called quantum dots. Quantum dots, which can be tuned to absorb different parts of the solar spectrum [...]
Yes for Real, We Now Have a Genuine Artificial Solar Leaf – CleanTechnica: Cleantech innovation news and views
Yet another new breakthrough in low cost solar energy just made its debut, and this one is a doozy: a solar cell the size of a typical leaf, that actually creates energy the same way a leaf does: with photosynthesis. No, for real. You just park it in a bucket of water and it generates enough [...]
by Greg Palast I need to speak to you, not as a reporter, but in my former capacity as lead investigator in several government nuclear plant fraud and racketeering investigations. I don’t know the law in Japan, so I can’t tell you if Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) can plead insanity to the homicides about [...]
I received this email this morning. Although I have no idea on how I got on the DOE SSFL mailing list, this is an interesting subject and more so as Boeing is involved. You are receiving this email because you are on the U.S. Department of Energy SSFL mailing list Beginning March 8th DOE, NASA [...]
Speaking out for the first time, former head of Kansas Department of Health and Environment says he didn’t resign—he was removed because of his refusal to approve the dirty, controversial Sunflower coal-fired power plant. Read More Fired Kansas Health and Environment Official Speaks for First Time | Earthjustice.
Have you wondered exactly what mountain top removal is? Here is a description.