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New Process Converts Algae to Crude Oil in Less Than An Hour
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, oil, algae, concept, research, technology, sustainability )

- 627 days ago -
It typically takes about 65 million years to convert plant material into crude oil - but now a new process has dramatically reduced the amount of time necessary and can get the job done in about an hour.
Corporate Counterfeit Science - Both Wrong and Dangerous
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, environment, law, lies, money, oil, society, usa, technology, study, scientists, science, research, investigation, discovery )

- 868 days ago -
Last week, a New York Appeals Court ruled unanimously that that Georgia Pacific, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, must hand over internal documents pertaining to the publication of 11 studies published in reputable scientific journals between 2008 & 2011
Koch & Exxon-Funded Scientist Challenged By Students at Climate Denial Event
Science & Tech  (tags: API, CFACT, Charles Koch, climate change, coal, congress, donors trust, ExxonMobil, gas, global warming, ipcc, koch industries, lobbyist, madison, michigan state, money, oil, pr, smithsonian, solar variability, sun, university of wisconsin )

- 960 days ago -
Basically, Willie Soon, a Smithsonian Institution astrophysicist, is an expert in whatever problems vested industries will pay him to deny.
Sec. of State Hopeful Susan Rice Reportedly Holds 600k Stake in Keystone XL Decision
Science & Tech  (tags: destruction, environment, energy, oil, tar sands )

- 1090 days ago -
"It's really amazing that they're considering someone for Secretary of State who has millions invested in these companies," said environmental leader and founder, Bill McKibben.
BP's Corexit Oil Tar Sponged Up By Human Skin
Science & Tech  (tags: The Surfrider Foundation, preliminary study, "State of the Beach" Gulf of Mexico, BP, Deepwater Horizon disaster, oil, tar, Corexit, absorption through skin, microbes, RV light test )

- 1318 days ago -
The Surfrider Foundation has released its preliminary "State of the Beach" study for the Gulf of Mexico from BP's ongoing Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Attacks Paid for By Big Business Are 'Driving Science Into a Dark Era'
Science & Tech  (tags: American Association for the Advancement, AAAS, Nina Fodoroff, anti-science, climate change, big business, genetics, genetically modified organisms, GMO's, science policy, oil, Heartlsnd Institute, David Koch, Exxon, energy corporations )

- 1377 days ago -
Researchers attending one of the world's major academic conferences 'are scared to death of the anti-science lobby'. This year there has been a palpable chill to proceedings.
Permanently Protect the Arctic From Oil Drilling
Science & Tech  (tags: Permanently, Protect, the Arctic, From, Oil,, environment )

- 1482 days ago -
How does a Wisconsinite who grows pickles on a hobby farm become a Sierra Club Arctic Hero? Ask Duane Greuel, who last September backpacked through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, where he trekked more than 40 miles alongside caribou, gazed at the
To Fight Oil Spills, An Open-Source Swarm of Robotic Sailboats (Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: science, tech, To, Fight, Oil, Spills, An, Open, Source, Swarm, of, Robotic, Sailboats, (Video) )

- 1498 days ago -
Ask anyone who lives in the Gulf or the Niger Delta: oil spills are very nasty, and they don't clean themselves up. Chemical dispersants can make spills worse. And deploying hundreds of people in boats to run the clean-up presents a host of health
7 Stunning Oil Platforms
Science & Tech  (tags: stunning, oil, platforms, list )

- 1696 days ago -
An oil platform is a large structure used to house machinery & men who drill or produce oil & natural gas from the ocean bed. These platforms may be attached to the ocean floor that consists of an artificial island or may be floating...
Synthetic Gasoline For $1.50/Gallon and No Emissions
Science & Tech  (tags: Synthetic Gasoline, Emissions, fuel, oil, co2 )

- 1764 days ago -
Administrations dating back to the Nixon years have touted a "get off foreign oil" policy that, to date, has really gone no where. We're still on foreign oil. But now we might have a chance to get on foreign synthetic gasoline.
New Microbe Discovered Eating Oil Spill in Gulf
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, history, news, research, scientists, bacteria, oil, deepwater )

- 1920 days ago -
Led by Terry Hazen at Berkeley Lab, a research team has obtained the first data ever on microbial activity from a deepwater dispersed oil plume. Their findings show that the oil appealed to a certain species of deep-sea cold temperature bacteria that
Details Emerge on Weakness in Well Design
Science & Tech  (tags: blow out preventers, business, energy, engineering, bp, gulf spill, oil, pollution, risk management, technology )

- 1983 days ago -
The Times has published a detailed and devastating report on weak links in the design and operation of the blowout preventer that was the last line of defense against an uncontrolled seabed gusher like the one at BP's Macondo Prospect well in the Gulf.
Animation of BP's Top Kill: Next Attempt to Stop the Oil Spill and Leak
Science & Tech  (tags: Animation, leaking, Mexico, oil )

- 2011 days ago -
BP will make it's next try at plugging up the leaking oil in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday morning.
The Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP)
Science & Tech  (tags: World, goodnews, humanrights, society, ClimateChange, animals, CO2emissions, endangered, environment, globalwarming, oceans, pollution, wildlife, nature, habitat, energy, technology, SustainableDevelopment, investing, farming, energy, Entrepreneurs, greenb )

- 2461 days ago -
.is a growing alliance of trade unions, community groups, faith groups, women and youth organisations, NGOs and other campaigners working together across more than 100 national platforms..
How PBS and Chevron Killed Alternative Fuel in 1983
Science & Tech  (tags: SOCIAL engineering, money, oil, PBS, how to make, alcohol, for, fuel, replace, gasoline, censorship, transportation, society, War, war crimes, corruption, americans, ethics, freedoms, media, world, sadness, tv )

- 2638 days ago -
VIDEO:Twenty-five year ago, America and the rest of the world could have solved its gasoline problem once and for all. But PBS and Chevron had other ideas.A multi-trillion dollar fraud that hooked the modern world on gasoline and methodically buried

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