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Concentration of carbon dioxide in atmosphere hits highest level in “millions of years”

Concentration of carbon dioxide in atmosphere hits...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2013

A sobering report from the New York Times says that prolonged efforts to bring carbon dioxide emissions under control "are ...

Former Vice President Al Gore delivers a keynote on climate change.

Brower and Gore: Environmentalists then and now

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 09, 2013

One of the pleasures of going home for the holidays is sometimes finding the books I  left behind in college ...

Tier 5 is here

Tier 5 is here

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 27, 2012

Little noticed in the mainstream news scream yesterday was a decision by the U. S. Court of Appeals for the ...

Volvo CE president confident in North American market

Volvo CE president confident in North American market

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 17, 2012

Volvo Construction Equipment president and chief executive Pat Olney discussed his confidence in the North American construction equipment market at ...

New EPA guidance on retrofits

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 02, 2010

EPA's Clean Diesel Campaign has issued new technical bulletins to for those considering using diesel oxidation catalysts or diesel particulate filters ...

Virginia eyes offshore drilling funds for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 23, 2010

Although still years from actually sinking an offshore oil well, the state of Virginia is considering using royalties from these future ...

Texas battles EPA over greenhouse gas

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 17, 2010

The EPA has been skulking around trying to find a backdoor way to regulate carbon dioxide, the alleged greenhouse gas. ...

Porche experiments with hybrid flywheel

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 12, 2010

If the Prius and other hybrid electric cars leave you dissatisfied, know at least that Porche is tinkering with an ...

Greenpeace leader admits lies on global warming

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 21, 2009

Tell me it isn't so. Turns out the Artic ice won't all be gone by 2030 because of global warming and this ...

The cap and trade fiasco

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 01, 2009

Toward the end of the Weimar Republic in Germany there was a joke going around Berlin about why the street ...

Doubts cast on EPA’s role in regulating carbon...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 13, 2009

The EPA's big power grab, setting itself up to regulate carbon dioxide as a threat to human health, may be ...

This muddy water don’t taste like wine

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 11, 2009

With apologies to ZZ Top...the Yadkin Riverkeeper's Muddy Water Watch is holding two classes to train volunteers to monitor construction sites ...

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