30 May '11, 8am

Hydropower tunnel under Niagara Falls: A 10 km tunnel under the Niagara Falls has been drilled to increase the o...

Shell withdraws from wind and solar – focuses on biofuels Royal Dutch Shell has said it does not plan to invest further in renewable energies such as wind, solar and hydropower as these are deemed uneconomic. Rising from the ashes – Renewable energy in Iceland Iceland's volcano reminds us the island is full of renewable power. Now the country is stepping up efforts to land energy-intensive industry. It might also export electricity. Comment: What feed-in tariffs could do for Japan's electricity shortage If Japan adopted an aggressive renewable energy policy like that of Germany, it could, within 10 years, generate more than four times the electricity lost at the Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant, cutting the country's reliance on nuclear power by one-half or more. Members' Content AECOM and EDF look at hydropower in DR Congo AECOM and Electricité de France (EDF) have been aw...

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Another Forest Defender Falls in the Amazon By ANDREW C. REVKIN John Collins Rudolf has posted a thorough overview of the ...

Dot Earth: Another Forest Defender Falls in the...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 29 May '11, 4pm

Another Forest Defender Falls in the Amazon By ANDREW C. REVKIN John Collins Rudolf has posted a thorough overview of the ...