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1.Natural Gas - Britain Nearing End of Self Sufficiency by Euan Blauvelt
With Britain reliant on diminishing natural gas supplies and renewable energy sources only expected to shoulder a small percentage of the energy demand, an energy crisis is imminent. The future of Britain's natural gas supplies and estimated contribution of ...
[Added: 12 Jan 2007   Hits: 830   Words: 344]

2.Fuel Cell Cars Approved For Zero-Emission Push by James Marriot
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) makes it easy for the auto manufacturers to meet the target of zero-emission by vehicles. On Dec 23, 2006, officials of EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) in Washington & ten other states cleared the path for automobile manufacturers for producing ...
[Added: 11 Jan 2007   Hits: 1591   Words: 352]

3.Wind Power - are industry critics quoting facts or tilting at windmills? by Euan Blauvelt
It has been an eventful year in this sector of the renewable energy industry and while generating capacity is up, solid new evidence suggests that some of the costs of producing electricity using the breeze sometimes mean that wind generation is not always unambiguously good. So ...
[Added: 29 Dec 2006   Hits: 1110   Words: 710]

4.Energy and the Environment - Nearly 90% of Global Warming Gas Emissions Are CO2 by Larry Butz
"There is a 90 percent chance the planet's average temperatures will rise 3 to 9 F (1.7 to 4.9 C) by 2100." This simple statement in the June 2001 report released by National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, ...
[Added: 01 Dec 2006   Hits: 998   Words: 703]

5.The Environment: A Global Overview by Larry Butz
It is not difficult to become a believer in global warming. According to the U.S. National Climatic Data Center 2001 was the second warmest year on record and it was the 23rd consecutive year of above normal ...
[Added: 01 Dec 2006   Hits: 925   Words: 899]

6.Pigeon Control by Isaac Richards
While it's TRUE that pigeons seem to be a customary part of a fair amount of parks and walkways, they can really lead to a great deal of damage if they are given the opportunity to make a permanent ...
[Added: 28 Nov 2006   Hits: 946   Words: 400]

7.The Future is Looking a Little Greener by Mr Fezziwig
Americans demonstrated their concerns over middle eastern energy dependence on fossil fuels and rising gas prices with a landslide defeat of Republican energy policies. These concerns are inextricably linked to fuel efficient cars and cleaner alternative fuels. The Democrats big win was a ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2006   Hits: 1156   Words: 379]

8.Air pollution Monitoring Equipment by Anand
The increasing level of air pollution is becoming a major factor of worry for all environmentalists. It has become absolutely essential to make use of Air Pollution Monitoring Equipment to keep a track of pollutants in the air so that efforts can be made ...
[Added: 14 Nov 2006   Hits: 1029   Words: 329]

9.To cull or not to cull? by Marco Schiess
To cull or not to cull? I am of the opinion that in an Island reserve such as Pilansberg or Madikwe, if you cannot translocate the excess Elephant there is no other alternative but to cull in order to maintain ...
[Added: 24 Oct 2006   Hits: 975   Words: 429]

10.The Energy Consumption Of Western Society by Charles Hawkins
During the last few decades we have added greater numbers of appliances, electronics and entertainment systems to our homes. While these make our lives increasingly comfortable and our spare time increasingly enjoyable, they likewise pose a serious problem - ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2006   Hits: 1045   Words: 401]

11.A call for a UN Environmental Protection Force by Marco Schiess
I am passionate about our environment and concerned with the health of our planet. With the latest crisis in Israel and Lebanon, I cannot help but notice that if the UN through UNEP (United World Environmental Programme) applied the ...
[Added: 19 Sep 2006   Hits: 712   Words: 442]

12.African Wind Energy by Rick Chapo
Given high fossil fuels prices and predictions of limited supplies in the future, wind energy is becoming a popular energy platform. Here is a guide to African wind energy. African Wind Energy Countries all over the world are looking for ...
[Added: 15 Sep 2006   Hits: 836   Words: 435]

13.All You Need To Know About Video Conferencing by john victor
Video conference is either a point to point or a point to multipoint conference. This permits a number of participants to hold face to face meetings and discussions with out actually leaving the office. Data like text, graphs, ...
[Added: 25 Jul 2006   Hits: 1161   Words: 473]

14.Curacao: Island of Wonder and Intrigue by Jon Wuebben
Sunny, warm and charming, Curacao [pronounced ‘koo-rah-sow’ ] is a beautiful resort destination that is relatively unknown to many people. With it’s Dutch Colonial buildings and traditional Caribbean feel, it’s a unique place that incorporates the best of 55 different nationalities to create ...
[Added: 20 Jul 2006   Hits: 1202   Words: 831]

15.Is A SoyChlor Plant Killing Animals, People, And Children In Jefferson Iowa? by Spencer Fraise
A SoyChlor plant in Jefferson, Iowa is alleged to damage property, kill plant and animal life, and make people and even children sick with hydrochloric acid. On October 28, 2005, over 250 residents of Jefferson, Iowa, ...
[Added: 16 Jul 2006   Hits: 1775   Words: 1580]

16.An Environmental Plan and the Local Government. by steven pike
There is a marine ecosystem not far from where I live that was, up until ten years ago, facing the threat of being lost forever. It is an incredibly diverse and environmentally important area consisting of mangroves, tidal flats and tidal creeks. It ...
[Added: 15 Jul 2006   Hits: 812   Words: 430]

17.Are We Humans Really The Masters Of This Planet? by Shen Gerald
Are we humans beings really the masters of this planet? Do we have the authority to self-righteously assume global dominance? The following article is my view to the questions. It is certainly not definitive. It is just ...
[Added: 01 Jul 2006   Hits: 748   Words: 409]

18.Monaco - Luxury Yacht Show Fights Global Warming by Roger Munns
The world's leading luxury yacht show in Monaco is to pay for 55 wind turbines in New Zealand - enough to generate power for 45,000 homes - making the event 'carbon neutral'. Under the watchful eye of Prince Albert, the yacht show is ...
[Added: 15 Jun 2006   Hits: 889   Words: 740]

19.Invisible Causes of Water Damage by Leo Nov
If you want to prevent water damage in your home or office, you must first learn where to look for and what are the different causes of this kind of damage. This article covers the invisible ...
[Added: 07 Jun 2006   Hits: 854   Words: 380]

20.The Visible Causes of Water Damage by Leo Nov
In order to prevent water damage, you must first learn what causes it. This article will cover the visible causes of water damage, the ones that are easy to self-detect. Be sure to look for ...
[Added: 07 Jun 2006   Hits: 915   Words: 378]

21.Save Environment with Corrugated Boxes by amit sharma
Corrugated cardboard is made from natural renewable resources and is easily recyclable. Apart from offering good protection during long journeys, it is also easily customizable and affordable. Packaging and crating activities consume a very heavy amount of ...
[Added: 01 Jun 2006   Hits: 700   Words: 325]

22.Property Rights - The Impact of Air Pollution by Barry Economics
The lack of defined property rights leads to the abuse of certain activities as a result of a differing perceptions regarding how choices affect marginal private benefits and social costs. How does this impact society and ...
[Added: 05 May 2006   Hits: 806   Words: 644]

23.The Unspoilt Wilderness in Paphos, Cyprus by Lynda Burke
I have lived in Paphos for a few years now and after the euphoria of living in the sun, going to the beach, seeing the sea every day and watching fabulous coastal sunsets every night, had ...
[Added: 26 Apr 2006   Hits: 762   Words: 583]

24.Weathervane Ornaments- An informative article on the different types of weathervane ornaments. by Neisha Bjorklund
There are many different types of weathervane ornaments. A weathervane is an instrument to determine the winds direction. Read this interesting article on actually how many kinds of weathervane ornaments were created. A weathervane is a historic outdoor home accessory which embellishes rooftops ...
[Added: 22 Apr 2006   Hits: 1091   Words: 372]

25.Ranting and Raving about Renewable Energy by Jim Fritz
Renewable energy is not a new concept. While it may appear to be a rather fashionable topic of conversation in certain circles, renewable energy initiatives have been with us since the dawn of man. There is some debate about the accepted definition of renewable ...
[Added: 21 Apr 2006   Hits: 639   Words: 624]

26.Alternative Heating Fuels Don't Always Save You Money by Sam Streubel
I recently updated the Fuel Cost Comparison Chart at Alternative-Heating-Info.com and the results were surprising. As of 3/20/06 it was actually cheaper in Metro Boston to heat with natural gas than with wood pellets! During periods of extreme fuel price volatility, it's important to keep a close ...
[Added: 08 Apr 2006   Hits: 989   Words: 650]

27.Endangered Species: wildlife to be viewed before it's too late by Bronwen Roberts
There are several factors leading to endangerment of wildlife species: habitat destruction, introduction of exotic species, and overexploitation. It is hard to identify or predict human effects on individual species and habitats. However, it seems the earth is groaning under the weight of human abuse over the decades. It ...
[Added: 08 Apr 2006   Hits: 970   Words: 959]

28.Log Homes Built from Canada's First Certified Sustainable Forest Reserve by Gord Higgins
There is nothing like the warm ambiance and enduring quality of a Log Home. Eco-Log Building Concepts is a unique Builder and supplier of Log Home and Cabin Kits. Unlike other Log Home Builders, Eco-Log Building Concepts ...
[Added: 28 Mar 2006   Hits: 1015   Words: 606]

29.Save Money With Tankless Water Heaters by Harvey Juyric
Hot water heating accounts for about 20% (or more) of the average North American household's annual energy costs. With energy prices rising day by day it is becoming important to take a closer look at where the money ...
[Added: 28 Mar 2006   Hits: 719   Words: 552]

30.Grameen Shakti and the Solar Revolution by Jim Fritz
Grameen Shakti is a renewable energy resources company based out of Bangladesh. They are a part of the Grameen family of companies, which has been working for decades to alleviate the burdens of poverty in developing countries. The Grameen Bank, one of their founding companies, ...
[Added: 16 Mar 2006   Hits: 727   Words: 425]

31.Monaco Prince Takes Pole Position by Roger Munns
More used to Grand Prix cars than dog sleighs, Monaco's Prince Albert's forthcoming trek to the North Pole has been greeted with surprise by many. But the Prince is fairly accustomed to the cold, ...
[Added: 11 Mar 2006   Hits: 679   Words: 574]

32.Nuclear Energy - The Green Solution by John Woolf
The United States with less than 5% of the world's population consumes roughly 25% of the world's energy. Some might argue that this is egregious, while others would say that it is simply a yardstick by which the world's largest economy is measured. But ...
[Added: 01 Mar 2006   Hits: 681   Words: 920]

33.Septic System Maintenance Secrets by Corey K. Tournet
Septic System Maintenance When you buy a car, you are given an owner's manual with instructions on how to care for your car. Septic systems can cost as much or more than a car, unfortunately nobody gives you ...
[Added: 25 Feb 2006   Hits: 769   Words: 1453]

34.Book Review: The Bottomless Well: Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy by John Woolf
Do environmentalists have a monopoly on our world-view of energy consumption? What if our consumption of energy is not the problem, but rather the actual solution to the problems we face? The Bottomless Well presents an alternative view of the complex energy picture. For anyone who has ...
[Added: 23 Feb 2006   Hits: 978   Words: 636]

35.Save Money Cutting Your Home Energy Bill by Dr. Deepak Dutta
Heating bills are rising up in every part of the country and the trend will continue because of World energy demands. The average US household expense on energy bills is estimated at 6% of the income in 2005, compared to 4% in 2003. Owners of efficient new houses ...
[Added: 14 Feb 2006   Hits: 695   Words: 460]

36.Global Warming may make the United Kingdom colder by Steve Last
We often call Climate Change "Global Warming", yet although the overall trend in global temperatures is upward, the scientific community has been telling us from the start that there will also be greater extremes in climate, and these variations will be experienced ...
[Added: 29 Jan 2006   Hits: 747   Words: 627]

37.The importance of Collecting and Burning Landfill Gas to reduce Global Warming - By: Steve Last by Steve Last
Climate change is one of the most serious environmental threats. At the end of 2005 the United Kingdom's Hadley Centre announced results of climate modeling which were described as finally demonstrating beyond doubt ...
[Added: 14 Jan 2006   Hits: 1389   Words: 1886]

38.A Cornish Walk - Pentire Point and Rumps Point by sam lowe
There's nothing that quite compares to a bracing winter walk. During summer, the sea might be more enticing, you can stop off for numerous ice creams en route and meander in shorts and t-shirt as the sun warms your skin; but ...
[Added: 13 Jan 2006   Hits: 782   Words: 984]

39.ReCycled Plastic Furniture by Anil Kumar Pammidimukkala
We, at C.S. Environmental Inc., are proud to introduce to you an innovative line of elegant site furnishings made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic through www.publicfurniture.com. C.S. Environmental Inc. manufactures and supplies North America's premier Outdoor ...
[Added: 02 Jan 2006   Hits: 734   Words: 884]

40.How You Can Turn Any Stadium Or Field Into A Concert Venue, Trade Show Floor, Or Event Area by Liam Allen
Temporary floor rental and pathway systems provide access, surface protection, and decorative enhancement for special events and other functions. Whether you're planning a concert for 60,000 or a wedding for 100, a portable rental floor is the perfect alternative ...
[Added: 30 Dec 2005   Hits: 347   Words: 386]

41.Shining Some Light on Solar Energy by Jim Fritz
Without a doubt, solar energy is the way of the future. Solar energy production is an extremely simple process to understand. A solar, or photovoltaic, cell collects energy from the Sun. A solar cell is a semiconductor device that is constructed using photovoltaic ...
[Added: 15 Dec 2005   Hits: 365   Words: 453]

42.Bunce-field Burner by Neil Millar
I often make the journey from Northampton to Somerset, but yesterday I did so under a cloud... At just after 1pm yesterday, the cloud from the Buncefield Depot had reached the edge of Northampton. Around Oxford the road visibility ...
[Added: 13 Dec 2005   Hits: 513   Words: 326]

43.Thailand Post Tsunamis by Henry Vacher
It is the dawn of a new morning in the beautiful Andaman Beach in Phuket. Vendors start arriving with their colourful goods; resort workers conscientiously prepare the many lounge chairs and umbrellas that will shield ...
[Added: 05 Dec 2005   Hits: 326   Words: 543]

44.Use Solar Heating To Reduce Your Household Heating Costs by Tony Luck
We would all like cheaper electricity and gas bills. Most of us shop around for the provider with the lowest electricity, gas or oil prices and leave it at that, but there are other ways to warm your house. Not only could you save money in the long term ...
[Added: 11 Nov 2005   Hits: 328   Words: 477]

45.Use Geothermal heat To Save Money On Your Household Heating Bills by Tony Luck
We are all looking for the cheapest electricity and natural gas prices, after all the less we spend on our fuel bills the more we have left over for the pleasures in life. So how attractive would it be to heat your home for free? It is possible by ...
[Added: 11 Nov 2005   Hits: 319   Words: 371]

46.Prestige Oil Disaster by Mike McDougall
On November 13th 2002, the Liberian owned tanker, The Prestige, ran into trouble in heavy weather off the coast of Galicia. The 240 metre single-hulled ship had burst one its tanks and was starting to leak oil. ...
[Added: 24 Oct 2005   Hits: 382   Words: 691]

47.The Coto Doņana National Park by Mike McDougall
Located across three provinces of Andalusia, the Doñana National Park is a huge wetland area and one of Spain's most important wildlife centres covering a massive area of 1300 sq km. It is Europe's largest national park and has been declared as a ...
[Added: 27 Sep 2005   Hits: 405   Words: 669]

48.In the Wake of Katrina: The Wrath of Mother Nature by Jon Bischke
When natural disaster hits there are usually more questions than answers. Why did this happen? Can something like this be prevented from happening again? What does this all mean? In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, people ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 415   Words: 463]

49.Air Purifier Info For Dummies by Reggie Dunn
If you are in the dark about what air purifiers are and what they actually do, you are not alone. Many people have at least thought about the notion of improving their indoor air quality, but quickly abandon the idea because ...
[Added: 06 Sep 2005   Hits: 350   Words: 464]

50.Here comes the sun: Solar energy is becoming more attractive for mainstream consumers by Kavar Peter
The price of a barrel of oil has never been higher ($62.00+ in summer 2005 even before the chaos caused by Katrina). Some say this is a temporary spike, but more and more analysts are agreeing that this kind of pricing is here to ...
[Added: 06 Sep 2005   Hits: 309   Words: 922]


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