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Gas-Fired Power Plants
Fuel Scientists See Drawbacks to Clean HydrogenPlanet Ark | 10 Jul 2006
Hydrogen, the ultimate clean fuel, may not be very suitable as a conduit of renewable energy because it is wasteful and there are better alternatives, scientists said on Friday.
Methane emissions twice official level - studyGuardian Unlimited | 22 Jun 2006
The UK's emissions of the powerful greenhouse gas methane are nearly double what the government says they are, according to a global audit of methane emissions.
London incinerator plan criticisedGreen Consumer Guide | 20 Jun 2006
Plans to build Europes largest incinerator in London, revealed last week, have been slammed by NGO Friends of the Earth, which has called the development a step in the wrong direction on climate change.
Shell to Pick a Renewable Energy Source, Not Yetplanetark.com | 14 Jun 2006
Royal Dutch Shell will pick a renewable energy source for commercial production but it is much too early to tell which one, its Chief Executive said on Friday. "We don't know which form of energy will win, and we don't know how quickly we will know," Jeroen van der Veer said at a meeting of Dutch business leaders.
Naked bike ride targets oil industryGuardian Unlimited | 13 Jun 2006
At 3pm on Saturday afternoon most of London was congregated in pubs and living rooms watching England's opening World Cup match against Paraguay.
UN environment chief calls for 'new era'Financial Times US | 13 Jun 2006
The new executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme has called for a new era beyond campaigning in which environmental concerns are integrated fully into economic market regulations.
UN scheme to cut greenhouse gasestoday.reuters.co.uk | 11 Jun 2006
A U.N. scheme to promote renewable energy use in poor nations is growing sharply and will axe emissions of greenhouse gases by more than a billion metric tonnes by 2012, the U.N. Climate Change Secretariat said on Friday.
Jump seen in clean energy incubatorsEnvironmental Finance | 09 Jun 2006
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of business incubators specialising in developing clean energy companies, according to New Energy Finance (NEF).
Green motor insurance launchedGreen Consumer Guide | 06 Jun 2006
Co-operative Insurance (CIS) has launched the UKs first environmentally friendly motor insurance product, with features such as carbon offsetting and discounts for greener cars.
Cost is key for energy efficiency - studyGreen Consumer Guide | 06 Jun 2006
More than a third of Europeans rate the cost implications of becoming more energy efficient higher than their environmental concerns, according to the new research on energy consumption attitudes from LogicaCMG.
Energy firms plan how to cope as climate alterstoday.reuters.co.uk | 06 Jun 2006
Three of Britain's biggest power utilities have joined forces to draw up a strategy to cope with climate change as analysts warn extreme weather poses a growing threat to power stations and grids, the firms said on Monday.
Can going green put you in the black?money.guardian.co.uk | 06 Jun 2006
On World Environment Day, Simon Birch asks whether investors can make the most of their money in the green energy sector.