clean energy technology

Florida's Tri-Rail Trains to Run On Biodiesel Fuel

Florida's Tri-Rail Trains to Run On Biodiesel Fuel

POMPANO BEACH, Florida, October 30, 2008 (ENS) – From now on, Tri-Rail commuter trains will operate on biodiesel fuel, the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority announced today. The goal is to operate the trains on a 99 percent biodiesel blend, when available. Tri-Rail is one of the few commuter rail systems in the country that…

Democrats' Green Platform Plank, Obama's Green VP Pick

Democrats' Green Platform Plank, Obama's Green VP Pick

DENVER, Colorado, August 25, 2008 (ENS) – At the opening of the Democratic National Convention today, the Democratic Party adopted a new platform that incorporates the energy plan put forward by Senator Barack Obama of Illinois, the presumptive presidential nominee. The plan would implement an economy-wide cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent…

Nothing New for Environment in Bush State of the Union

Nothing New for Environment in Bush State of the Union

WASHINGTON, DC, January 28, 2008 (ENS) – In his final State of the Union Address to the nation tonight, outgoing President George W. Bush called on Congress to work with him in his remaining year to improve energy security and confront the challenge of climate change without undermining economic growth. To the president, this means…