fossil fuel resources

Martinez Says All Regions Must Share Climate Expense

Martinez Says All Regions Must Share Climate Expense

WASHINGTON, DC, April 7, 2008 (ENS) – Mel Martinez says the time to act on climate change is now. The junior U.S. Senator from Florida said Sunday that he will support federal legislation that curbs carbon emissions, but the Orlando Republican says he wants to ensure the costs are fairly distributed. Congress clearly recognizes the…

Algiers, Algeria Builds Solar Plant

Algiers, Algeria Builds Solar Plant

The amount of potential energy from the sun is greater than the amount of electricity consumed by the entire planet over one year. While this is an encouraging statistic, technical and financial factors have made it a daunting task to create electricity from solar energy. However, with the climate at risk and growing public support…

Department of Energy Announces Timetable For Conservation Strategy

Department of Energy Announces Timetable For Conservation Strategy

Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman is trying to meet George Bush’s call for government agencies to put in place conservation efforts and renewable energy integration strategies. The benchmark to be reached is cutting energy use 30 percent, and cutting water use 16 percent by 2015. Additionally, the conservation strategy also includes a directive for renewable…