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A new technology for producing hydrogen

The PhD thesis of Aingeru Remiro-Eguskiza, a chemical engineer of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), deals with the quest for a process to produce hydrogen from bio-oil that has a lower impact on the environment than the process using current routes.

Posted: Feb 13th, 2013

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Cities can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent

Cities around the world can significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by implementing aggressive but practical policy changes, says a new study by University of Toronto Civil Engineering Professor Chris Kennedy and World Bank climate change specialist Lorraine Sugar.

Posted: Feb 12th, 2013

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Producing hydrogen from wet biomass

Hydrogen can be produced sustainably using other sources than just wind power: the European research project SusFuelCat aims to improve the process of extracting hydrogen from wet biomass.

Posted: Feb 12th, 2013

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Forging new diplomatic bonds through science and technology

One of the most pressing global challenges is how to leverage the power of new knowledge to help address the global economic and environmental challenges. New science and technology diplomacy responses are emerging from smaller industrialized nations working with developing countries.

Posted: Feb 11th, 2013

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GDF Suez to build Africa's largest wind park in Morocco

French utility GDF Suez has announced the construction of the 300MW Tarfaya wind farm in Morocco, which will be the largest wind project in Africa. The project is owned in partnership with Nareva Holding, a Moroccan energy company.

Posted: Feb 9th, 2013

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