Archive for the ‘Energy’ Category

Residents Speak Out Against Prince George Petrochemical Project

Above Photo: Secl/Wikimedia Commons. Opposition to a proposed petrochemical complex near Prince George, British Columbia, continues to build, with locals fearing environmental harms and environmental experts asking how such a project could proceed with the global climate on red alert. A council meeting in B.C.’s largest northern city grew heated last week as residents expressed […]

Hezbollah-Brokered Iranian Fuel Arrives In Crisis-Hit Lebanon

Above Photo: Hezbollah flags flutter as a convoy of tanker trucks carrying Iranian fuel oil arrive at al-Ain village in northeastern Lebanon. Aziz Taher/Reuters. The arrival of Iranian fuel arranged by Hezbollah has been received with mixed feelings in Lebanon amid an ongoing energy crisis. Beirut, Lebanon – The first of several truck convoys carrying Iranian […]

Biddeford, Maine Fights Urban Heating

Above Photo: A man crosses the street in downtown Biddeford on a scorching Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021. Troy R. Bennett / BDN. Biddeford, Maine — Duane Dennison knows more than most about the effects of hotter summers and heat lingering into the night: He lives near the Saco River in a tent community of about […]

Study: ‘Blue Hydrogen’ In Bipartisan Plan More Polluting Than Coal

Above Photo: “Blue hydrogen is a nice marketing term that the oil and gas industry is keen to push but it’s far from carbon free.” Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images. “Blue hydrogen has large climatic consequences.” “We see no way that blue hydrogen can be considered ‘green,’” says the report. While celebrated as a climate victory by the […]

Simple electronic device instantly increases solar panel output and efficiency

Video demonstrates simple method for increasing solar panel output. Output instantly increased from 19.7 volts DC to 166 volts DC by connecting a solar panel’s wires to a simple mini circuit board with a MOSFET transistor, some capacitors, a transformer, a diode and a fuse. No mechanical parts used. Increasing the output voltage of a […]

Nature’s Own Fuel Could Save Us From Greenhouse Effect

Above Photo: Hemp plants being grown and researched in Oregon State University greenhouses. Stephen Ward / Oregon State University. And Electric Grid Failure. Hemp fuel and other biofuels could quickly reduce carbon emissions while saving the electric grid, but they’re often overlooked for more expensive, high-tech climate solutions. On July 14, the European Union unveiled […]

Global Call On Banks To Stop Financing Fossil Fuels

Above Photo: An oil rig and wind farm in Texas. Aneese / iStock / Getty Images. NOTE: FossilBanks.org is a coalition of groups working to stop banks from investing in fossil fuel infrastructure. They have a sign on global call to action and a campaign of actions focused on the UN COP meeting in Glasgow, […]

Kayaktivists Are Working To Permanently Close Coal Power Plant

Julie Macuga paints two scenes when describing the Merrimack River – the first as a scenic site, where kayakers and canoers alike can float in nature. The second image is an ugly industrial site crowding the waterway with tall, brown smokestacks spewing clouds of carbon, polluting the water and air. “It’s this beautiful place and […]

The Power Plant Of The Future Is Right In Your Home

Above Photo: Eric Tucker/Getty Images Katela Moran Escobar has always dreamed of being a homeowner, but she never imagined her first house would double as an energy experiment. Last July, Escobar and her family moved into Basalt Vista, a new affordable housing project in the small town of Basalt, Colorado, just north of Aspen. The development […]

‘Dirty Truth’: New campaign exposes utilities failing to deliver on climate pledges

Image Credit: Sierra Club To hold polluters accountable, Sierra Club has launches a major campaign exposes utility companies’ insufficient action and continued spending on fossil fuels. The campaign aims to hold the polluters accountable and pressure elected officials demand utility companies transition to clean energy in a rapid, timely manner. The campaign launched this week […]

Pennsylvania Town Battles To Shut Down Toxic Waste-To-Energy Plant

So-called waste-to-energy plants are the waste management industry’s way of describing toxic incinerators that burn trash and leave extremely toxic ash containing dioxin, mercury, arsenic and more. The Covanta incinerator in Chester, Pennsylvania, is the largest one of its kind in the U.S. Chester is a low-income community near Philadelphia, with a population of 33,000 […]

Hijacking The Recovery Through Hydrogen

How Fossil Fuel Lobbying Is Siphoning Covid Recovery Funds. EU Covid-19 recovery funds are supposed to drive the ‘green transition’ and move us beyond fossil fuels – but industry lobbying at both national and EU level has ensured oil and gas firms and utilities remain some of the biggest beneficiaries in Italy, the Spanish State, […]

Is Alternative Energy The Best Solution To Climate Catastrophe?

By Don Fitz, Popular Resistance. July 7, 2021 Above photo: Child Labor in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “Accumulate, accumulate! That is Moses and the prophets!… Accumulation for the sake of accumulation, production for the sake of production: this was the historical mission of the bourgeoisie in the period of its domination …”  Karl Marx, […]

Venezuela’s Oil Production Bounces Back

Experts Condemn ‘Devastating’ Sanctions. Mark Weisbrot, director of the Washington DC-based Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), denounced the “terrible economic damage” US sanctions have caused in Venezuela. Guayaquil, Ecuador – Venezuela’s crude output increased in May, recovering from the previous month’s fall. The latest Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) monthly report placed the […]

Communities Of Color Want Wood Pellet Byproducts Out Of Their Neighborhoods

Above Photo: The Raging Grannies gathered at Halifax Mall to protest, singing songs like “Where is Cooper?”. Ellie Heffernan. And out of their lungs. Belinda Joyner describes her home of Northampton County as a dumping ground for undesirable uses—hog farms, landfills. Northampton was also slated to host the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s compressor station before the project was canceled. […]

Activist Investors Score Surprise Win With ExxonMobil Board Seats

Above Photo: Climate activists protest on the fist day of the ExxonMobil trial outside the New York State Supreme Court building on October 22, 2019 in New York City. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images. ‘A Seismic Shift’ for Big Oil. “The outcome is a sign that Exxon’s morally inept and fiscally questionable long-term climate strategy […]

Exclusive—Jeff Landry: American Life and American Energy Are Inextricable, Biden is Seeking to Destroy Both

In his presidential farewell address, President Ronald Reagan declared America to be “still a beacon, still a magnet for all who must have freedom, for all the pilgrims from all the lost places who are hurtling through the darkness, toward home.” America, in part, is that shining light because – thanks to the dynamism of […]

Lithium, Cobalt, And Rare Earths

Above Photo: Getty Images/Stock Images. The Post-Petroleum Resource Race and What to Make of It. Thanks to its very name — renewable energy — we can picture a time in the not-too-distant future when our need for non-renewable fuels like oil, natural gas, and coal will vanish. Indeed, the Biden administration has announced a breakthrough target of […]

Foreign Capital Is Trying To Crush AMLO’s Energy Reform

Above Photo: President of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) has vowed to push on in his quest to properly regulate the country’s hydrocarbons industry, despite the obstacles placed by foreign capitalists and the notoriously corrupt Mexican justice system. President AMLO today rejected the move by two judges, Rodrigo […]

New IEA Roadmap is flawed: swapping burning wood for coal won’t save the climate

Berlin, 18 May 2020 – The International Energy Agency (IEA)’s roadmap released today fails to acknowledge the science that burning huge volumes of wood to substitute for burning coal is at least as emissive and climate damaging as coal in the short time frame to 2050, according to the global Environmental Paper Network (EPN). “The simple fact is that – in […]

Qigong: Engage the Power of Chi to Cultivate Vitality, Balance and Inner Peace – FREE 5-Day Online Event

Print Friendly or Save as PDF Looking to clear out a year’s worth of stagnant energy and emotional malaise? Would you like to boost your physical and emotional flexibility with nourishing low-impact routines? Are you eager to cultivate health and longevity from curative traditions grounded in nature and the cosmos? Qigong is the foundation for a […]

Feds Issue Emergency Declaration for 17 States, D.C. After Hackers Attack Largest U.S. Pipeline

The cyberattack on the largest pipeline in the United States resulted in the federal government issuing a state of emergency for 17 states and the District of Columbia.  The emergency declaration covers Alabama, Arkansas, D.C., Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia, Axios […]

How to Clear Energetic Patterns Suppressing Your Intuition – FREE Online Event

Print Friendly or Save as PDF This past year we were presented with the opportunity to sit with ourselves and get in touch with the shadows of fear, racial injustice, human rights, climate change, healthcare, survival, and our responsibility to our humanity — at a whole new level. We discovered we can no longer ignore […]

Your Life’s Shift: It’s High Time to Get Some Energy Moving!

May 4th, 2021 By Open Contributing Writer for Wake Up World I sense the energy field is in strong transition right now, all across the globe. It very much feels to me like the return of the Shiva Energy has gotten things moving and shifting. Stonger flows are activating in different parts of the world, which people are feeling […]

USDA May Allow Genetically Modified Trees To Be Released Into The Wild

Above photo: Green chestnut burrs form on one of the trees at a small chestnut farm in the Heidelberg Township of Pennsylvania, on August 6, 2020. Ben Hassty/Media News Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images. On August 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a petition by researchers at the State University of New York College […]

AGL Withdraws Plan To Build Gas Terminal in Victoria

Energy giant AGL has formally withdrawn its plan to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Melbourne just weeks after the Victorian Labor government rejected the company’s proposal. “The Victorian Minister for Planning found AGL’s proposed project to have unacceptable environmental effects,” an AGL spokeswoman said in a statement. “As a result, AGL has […]

On Being 5D and Sexual Experiences with a Partner in 3D or 5D

April 16th, 2021 By Leda de Zwaan Guest Writer for Wake Up World Having sex with a partner in a lower vibration, as in for example a 3d person, who lives in 3d and has not awakened to stage 5, you will ALWAYS lower your vibration, no matter what you do. You can higher your […]

Your Mitochondrial Health – FREE 7-Day Online Event

Do you know how to look after your mitochondria? Mitochondria are organelles found in most cells – their function is to convert nutrients into energy, enabling cells to carry out various functions, like growth, metabolism and cellular reproduction. Poorly functioning mitochondria could lead to fatigue and chronic illness. When was the last time you paid attention […]

Pranayama Breathwork and Mudras: Purify, Balance and Energize Your Mind, Body and Spirit – FREE Online Event

Our entire lives — from beginning to end — are based on breath. As we’re born, we inhale, and as we die, we exhale. Back as far as the first millennium, Taoists and Hindus wrote about the vital element flowing through our bodies as a type of energy or “internal breath” known as both Qi […]

The US Is Starving Venezuelans In the Name Of Democracy

Above photo: Massachusetts Peace Action. The Biden administration granted Temporary Protected Status to refugees from Venezuela, which will permit them to live and work in the United States. This is the right thing to do, and it is a break with the previous administration, but there need to be more significant changes to U.S. policy towards Venezuela. […]

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