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December 03, 2012
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Report warns against increased LNG exports
Washington (UPI) Nov 30, 2012
A new report from the Sierra Club cautions against exporting liquefied natural gas and urges the U.S. Department of Energy to closely consider the environmental and health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The "Look Before the LNG Leap" report comes as the Energy Department considers a number of proposals to export natural gas amid record U.S. production. "The Department of Energy should look at the full picture of what exporting LNG will mean for Americans' health, communiti ... read more
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TRADE WARS

Suu Kyi to lead probe into China-backed Myanmar mine
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will lead a probe into a crackdown on a protest against a Chinese-backed copper mine which will also assess the future of the contested project, the president's office said on Saturday. ... more
ENERGY NEWS

S. America upbeat on energy growth in 2013
Latin America power-generation companies are set for strong growth in the coming years mainly because of an expected surge in demand. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Canada seeks access to new oil markets
Canada is scrambling to build an expansive new oil pipeline network to reach new markets including Asia as its sole customer, the United States, hikes production, aiming to become the world's top exporter. ... more
ENERGY DAILY


POLITICAL ECONOMY

Japan approves $10.7 billion stimulus package
Tokyo on Friday approved $10.7 billion in fresh spending to help boost Japan's limp economy, just weeks before an election the ruling party is expected to lose. ... more


TECH SPACE

Americans love (and hate) their mobile phones: survey
Americans love them, and hate them. And many say they can't imagine living without their mobile phones. ... more
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POLITICAL ECONOMY

Investors turn to car parks as H.K. property cools
Curbs on buying property in Hong Kong have cooled a market pushed sky-high by mainland Chinese investors. But the steps have sparked a craze for an unlikely new investment - the car parking space. ... more
TRADE WARS

Australia's Lynas fires up Malaysian plant
Australian miner Lynas Corp said Friday it had begun processing rare earths at a controversial new plant in Malaysia after being delayed for more than a year due to public opposition over health fears. ... more
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Global consumption driving tropical deforestation

INTERNET SPACE

Microsoft, Google in catfight over online shopping
Just in time for the holidays, Microsoft and Google have become embroiled in a bitter dispute over who is the fairest of them all for online shopping, stepping up the battle between the tech giants. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Baghdad-Kurdistan talks stall over military command
Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region said on Friday that talks on reducing tensions with the federal government have stalled over the contentious issue of a newly-established northern military command. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Sri Lanka to buy Iraqi oil after US sanctions on Iran
Sri Lanka will purchase oil from Iraq after the United States imposed new sanctions on Iran, the island's main supplier of crude oil, a report said Sunday citing a senior official. ... more
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POLITICAL ECONOMY

China manufacturing grows for second month
China's manufacturing activity grew in November for the second month in a row, official data showed Saturday, in a further sign of strength in the world's second-biggest economy after a marked slowdown. ... more
ENERGY NEWS

Japan's Hitachi, Mitsubishi Heavy to merge power units
Japanese industrial firms Hitachi and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries said Thursday they would merge their thermal power businesses by 2014 as they take on global giants Siemens and General Electric. ... more
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Cosmonauts complete 3rd EVA for October

ENERGY TECH

Lebanon steps on gas, but progress slow
Lebanon's government, which is struggling to keep the crisis-ridden Mediterranean country functioning, has approved a six-member board to regulate the vast natural gas fields reported offshore. But don't expect action anytime soon. ... more
CAR TECH

Smith Electric Vehicles to Open Manufacturing Facility in Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Smith Electric Vehicles have announced that Smith will open an electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Chicago, creating hundreds of direct and indirect jobs and boosting t ... more
TECH SPACE

The music of the silks
Pound for pound, spider silk is one of the strongest materials known: Research by MIT's Markus Buehler has helped explain that this strength arises from silk's unusual hierarchical arrangement of pr ... more
TECH SPACE
S. America upbeat on energy growth in 2013

Japan's Hitachi, Mitsubishi Heavy to merge power units

A low-carbon Finland is a great challenge, but an achievable one


TECH SPACE
Canada seeks access to new oil markets

Fracking in Michigan

Report warns against increased LNG exports


TECH SPACE
US Navy, DoD, Developer Announce Wind Farm Agreement

Britain: Higher energy bills 'reasonable'

Areva commits to Scotland turbine plant


TECH SPACE
The Installed Price of PV Systems in the U.S. Continues to Decline at a Rapid Pace

Upsolar Modules Earn High Marks for Long-Term Performance

Aerospace Museum of California solar installation

ENERGY TECH

Trojan Battery's Industrial Line Surpasses 15-year Cycle Life In IEC 61427 Testing
Trojan Battery has announced that its Industrial line of batteries for renewable energy applications has achieved a major milestone in Trojan's ongoing IEC 61427 testing by surpassing a 15-year cycl ... more
TIME AND SPACE

NIST experiments challenge fundamental understanding of electromagnetism
A cornerstone of physics may require a rethink if findings at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are confirmed. Recent experiments suggest that the most rigorous predictions b ... more
ENERGY TECH

Fracking in Michigan
University of Michigan researchers are conducting a detailed study of the potential environmental and societal effects of hydraulic fracturing, the controversial natural gas drilling process known a ... more
ENERGY TECH

DNV KEMA expands High-Power Laboratory to facilitate super grids
Energy consulting and testing and certification company DNV KEMA will invest approximately EUR 70 million in the expansion of its High-Power Laboratory in Arnhem, the Netherlands. With the expansion ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

ENERGY TECH

OriginOil's Second Licensing Agreement Targets Canadian Oil Sands Market

CHIP TECH

Research discovery could revolutionise semiconductor manufacture

TRADE WARS

Russia as WTO Member Must Resort to Sophisticated Methods

TECH SPACE

Samsung launches new Internet-connected camera

INTERNET SPACE

Clash on Web radio royalties hits Congress

TRADE WARS

Pena Nieto looking for trade partners

INTERNET SPACE

New media world won't end need for journalists: study

AEROSPACE

Sandy adds to global air traffic gloom: IATA

CAR TECH

Ford Fusion wins LA car show green prize

ENERGY TECH

Ecuadoran villagers drag Chevron to Canadian court

VW says air cleared over industrial espionage in China

North America lags in gas-driven vehicles

Australia's resources spending increases

US Senate panel passes email privacy measure

Norquist ready for immigration reform

Emerging Markets Predicted to Bring Stability to Solar Industry

US Navy, DoD, Developer Announce Wind Farm Agreement

Japan anti-nuclear groups join forces ahead of poll

Shale development threatens China's water

Upsolar Modules Earn High Marks for Long-Term Performance

The Installed Price of PV Systems in the U.S. Continues to Decline at a Rapid Pace

A graphene nanotube hybrid

Tiny algae shed light on photosynthesis as a dynamic property

AREVA to continue International OECD Research Program for nuclear plant safety

Aerospace Museum of California solar installation

Algae held captive and genes stolen in crime of evolution

Graphite experiment shines new light laser-driven fusion

Scientists develop new approach to support future climate projections

Europe defends emissions record at climate talks

Sequencing the Wheat Genome in a Breakthrough for Global Food Security

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