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Slashing Coal Emissions Alone May Avert Climate Threat

Slashing Coal Emissions Alone May Avert Climate Threat

NEW YORK, New York, September 12, 2008 (ENS) – An ongoing rise in atmospheric levels of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide emitted by burning fossil fuels might be kept below harmful levels if emissions from coal are phased out within the next few decades, says Dr. James Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for…

Oil Company Profit and Solar Panel Diversification

Oil Company Profit and Solar Panel Diversification

What is the deal with oil companies? They are making record profits now that filling up your SUV for the week costs a small fortune. Assuming the U.S. government does nothing to reign in gas prices (a likely prospect) and continues to protect the tax-payer provided subsidies for oil industries, what are these companies doing…