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  • newHarnessing solar and wind energy in one device could power the 'Internet of Things'
    The 'Internet of Things' could make cities 'smarter' by connecting an extensive network of tiny communications devices to make life more efficient. But all these machines will require a lot of energy. Rather than adding to the global reliance on foss…
    - 22 hours ago, 25 May 16, 4:12pm -
  • People power crucial for low-carbon future, new research shows
    Policy makers must harness the power of ordinary people if society is to transition to a low-carbon energy future, argues a leading technology historian.
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 16, 4:43pm -
  • Coal shipping threat to Great Barrier Reef
    Australian researchers have raised fresh concerns that a major shipping disaster could harm the Great Barrier Reef, with new research revealing coal dust in seawater can kill corals and slow down the growth rate of seagrasses and fish.
    - 10 days ago, 16 May 16, 2:32pm -
  • Panic-proofing, not preventing bubbles, should be focus of U. S. financial policy
    Complicated new regulations added to complicated old regulations won’t protect the United States’ financial system from frightening crashes like that experienced in 2008, says a professor who helped the Obama administration pull the financial sec…
    - 17 days ago, 9 May 16, 5:33pm -
  • New tool calculates economic costs of methane leak detection
    The 'virtual gas field simulator' calculates the economic costs of different technologies for plugging and repairing leaky natural gas wells. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in monitoring and stopping leaks at natural gas wells bec…
    - 36 days ago, 20 Apr 16, 8:27pm -
  • Improving carbon dioxide storage using hospital scanner
    PET scanning is an effective tool for improved oil production and carbon dioxide storage, new research shows. PET scans are well known from the health service and the researchers were investigating further uses for this technology, to try and promote…
    - 36 days ago, 20 Apr 16, 1:00pm -
  • Americans used less energy in 2015 according to analysis
    Americans used less energy overall in 2015 than the previous year, according to the most recent energy flow charts. Among the results, residential natural gas consumption fell by 0.5 quads in 2015 due to a mild winter. Commercial and industrial uses…
    - 37 days ago, 19 Apr 16, 6:54pm -
  • Urine turned into sustainable power source for electronic devices
    Researchers have developed an innovative miniature fuel cell that can generate electricity from urine, creating an affordable, renewable and carbon-neutral way of generating power.
    - 38 days ago, 18 Apr 16, 1:59pm -
  • SteamBio enabling sustainable carbon for industry
    To create a more secure and sustainable future we need to use carbon from nature: “biocarbon”; using it to create biodegradable bioplastics, other biochemicals and for renewable energy generation that is available when required. Steambio is a col…
    - 38 days ago, 18 Apr 16, 1:13pm -
  • Fossil fuels could be phased out worldwide in a decade, says new study
    The worldwide reliance on burning fossil fuels to create energy could be phased out in a decade, according to an article published by a major energy think tank.
    - 41 days ago, 15 Apr 16, 4:56pm -

  • newOil Major Debt at Record Level as Companies Refuse to Cut Dividends
    The oil majors are living off of yesterday’s discoveries, and choosing to pay shareholders at the expense of future growth.The post Oil Major Debt at Record Level as Companies Refuse to Cut Dividends appeared first on The Fuse.
    - 3 hours ago, 26 May 16, 11:05am -
  • OPEC Meeting Unlikely to Lead to Change in Strategy, But Cartel Is Not ‘Dead’
    Although OPEC is not taking action to shore up prices in the current environment, the situation is likely to be more in OPEC’s favor in the medium to long term. Conditions will change to give it more market share and influence over prices in the co…
    - 1 day ago, 25 May 16, 1:46pm -
  • EPA Targets Methane in New Regulations
    Even though the Obama Administration announced methane regulations that were more biting than expected on existing wells, the real story is pending regulations on existing installations, and if the next administration will uphold them.The post EPA T…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 16, 2:26pm -
  • India Now the Main Engine of Global Oil Demand Growth
    With China's economy slowing, India has stepped up as the world's main center of oil demand growth. This means its thirst for crude oil imports will continue to grow. The post India Now the Main Engine of Global Oil Demand Growth appeared first on T…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 16, 2:15pm -
  • Oil, Money, and Terror: Interview with Thomas Sanderson of CSIS
    Oil revenues and terror funding have a long history. The Fuse speaks with Thomas Sanderson, Director of the Transnational Threats Project at CSIS, on how oil revenues make their way to terrorist groups, and which countries are responsible.The post O…
    - 3 days ago, 23 May 16, 4:24pm -
  • Business Executives, Former Military Leaders Call for Bold Actions to Reduce Oil Dependence
    Business executives and former military leaders launched recommendations this week for reducing dependence on oil and fostering the development of technological advancement in the transportation sector.The post Business Executives, Former Military L…
    - 6 days ago, 20 May 16, 3:40pm -
  • Innovation Revolution: Avery Ash of AAA on Smart Regulations for Autonomous Vehicles
    Avery Ash, Director of Federal Relations for the American Automobile Association, speaks to The Fuse about the safety benefits of driverless cars, and the importance of avoiding a messy patchwork of overlapping state-by-state regulations that would s…
    - 7 days ago, 19 May 16, 7:23pm -
  • Innovation Revolution: How to Advance the Next Generation of Transportation Technology
    In SAFE’s view, not only will the car of the future not run on oil, it will likely be shared, autonomous, incredibly safe, highly efficient, and better in almost every way than our current transportation system—a vision that the private sector is…
    - 7 days ago, 19 May 16, 12:42pm -
  • Opening Federal Lands to Drilling to Bolster Energy Security
    In order to achieve greater energy security, it’s important that the country prioritizes its potential in tapping all of its natural resources, particularly with crude output gains stalling with oil prices being so low.The post Opening Federal Lan…
    - 7 days ago, 19 May 16, 12:24pm -
  • Innovation Revolution: moovel’s Mobility Solutions Merge Transportation and Tech
    moovel is a payment app that helps users avoid the frustrations of tracking and paying for each individual transit system, and combines many systems into one ticket.The post Innovation Revolution: moovel’s Mobility Solutions Merge Transportation a…
    - 8 days ago, 18 May 16, 2:19pm -

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