A team of scientists just made food from electricity- and it could be the end of world hunger

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Finnish research team has taken a step towards the future of food by developing a method for producing food from electricity. If scaling it up proves to be successful, it could be a tool in the fight against world hunger and climate change.

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China to Shut Down 2,000 Factories to Meet Their Energy-Efficiency Goals

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Coal has made China the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases.

Earlier this summer, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao of China promised to use an “iron hand” to improve his country’s energy efficiency, and a growing number of businesses are now discovering that it feels like a fist.  The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology quietly published a list late Sunday of 2,087 steel mills, cement works and other energy-intensive factories required to close by Sept. 30.

 

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Earth Could Be Habitable An Extra 1 Billion Years

Earth’s Life Extended An Extra 1 Billion Years 

Earth Gets 1 Billion Year Life Extension

The Earth could be habitable for another 2.3 billion years, extending previous estimates of life’s horizon by more than 1 billion years.

King Fai Li and his colleagues at Caltech hypothesize that Earth’s atmospheric pressure has always varied, and that it could fall in the distant future, keeping Earth from frying for far longer than previous research had shown.

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New Study: Warming In Antarctica Now Looks Certain

New Study: Warming In Antartica Now Looks Certain 

 Warming that scientists have determined has occurred in West Antarctica during the last 50 years.

Antarctica is warming.  That is the conclusion of scientists analyzing half a century of temperatures on the continent, and the findings may help resolve a climate enigma at the bottom of the planet.

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Energy Expert Recommends Sequestration Legislation to Congress

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Carnegie Mellon University Professor Edward S. Rubin is urging Congress to approve newly proposed legislation designed to fund pioneering technologies that can trap and store carbon dioxide emissions deep underground – a vital measure needed to control global climate change.

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