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ASU scientists improve chip memory by stacking cells

December 22, 2009 5:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Arizona State University ) Scientists at Arizona State University have developed an elegant method for significantly improving the memory capacity of electronic chips. Led by Michael Kozicki, an ASU electrical engineering professor and director of the Center for Applied Nanoionics,...

Copenhagen accord was a "disaster,", says Sweden

December 22, 2009 4:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Sweden described the Copenhagen climate change summit as a "disaster" and a "great failure" on Tuesday, ahead of a meeting of European Union environment ministers to discuss how to rescue the process.

NSF grant benefits chemistry research/local H.S. outreach

December 22, 2009 4:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Williams College ) The National Science Foundation has announced an award of a $247,553 to Enrique Peacock-Lopez, professor of chemistry at Williams College, in support of his project, "A Dynamical Study of Chemical Self-Replication and Regulatory Mechanisms." The research will...

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Report: New Mexico's greenhouse gas emissions up

December 22, 2009 3:12 am | by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

An inventory of New Mexico's greenhouse gas production shows residents have reduced their average emissions from gasoline use over a seven-year period, but they're consuming more energy to heat, cool and power their homes.Despite efforts by Gov. Bill Richardson's administration to address...

India says to better cuts in gas emissions growth

December 21, 2009 11:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India could improve upon its aims to slow the growth of greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, the environment minister said on Tuesday after returning from climate change talks in Copenhagen.

State funding fuels China's global push in wind, sun

December 21, 2009 8:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

HONG KONG (Reuters) - When A-Power Energy Generation Systems secured a deal to supply turbines for a U.S. wind farm project in October, the little-known Chinese firm had an ace up its sleeve to help it clinch the deal.

What are the amounts of greenhouse gases released in your area and what are the sources?

December 21, 2009 6:24 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has developed a high resolution digital view of artificial greenhouse gas emissions for any 10-by-10-kilometer area in the world. Using JRC's work on emissions and Google Earth, this new tool allows the visualization of the levels of...

California senator acts to widen desert protection

December 21, 2009 4:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced a bill on Monday to set aside over one million acres of California desert for wildlife and scenic conservation, closing those areas to renewable energy companies hungry for sunny, wide-open spaces.

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Report: NM greenhouse gas emissions are up

December 21, 2009 2:12 pm | by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

An inventory of New Mexico's greenhouse gas production shows residents have reduced their average emissions from gasoline use over a seven-year period, but they're consuming more energy to heat, cool and power their homes.Despite efforts by Gov. Bill Richardson's administration to address...

First Solar eyes Blanquefort for French plant

December 21, 2009 1:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Solar module maker First Solar Inc said it and partner EDF Energies Nouvelles were in the final stages of talks to build a new manufacturing plant in Blanquefort, France.

U.S. cap and trade looks out of reach in 2010

December 21, 2009 1:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers face an uphill battle enacting a climate bill in 2010 that includes a cap-and-trade market in greenhouse gases, after this month's U.N. meeting in Copenhagen failed to hammer out a global pact on emissions cuts.

DuPont News: Martha Stewart Praises DuPont™ Sorona® Carpet

December 21, 2009 1:28 pm | by Dupont | Comments

Mohawk's SmartStrand® Carpet made with DuPont™ Sorona® exceeded the expectations Martha.

Caltech physicists propose quantum entanglement for motion of microscopic objects

December 21, 2009 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( California Institute of Technology ) Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have proposed a new paradigm that should allow scientists to observe quantum behavior in small mechanical systems. Their ideas, described in the latest online issue of the Proceedings of the...

Verizon Updates 4G LTE Device Specs

December 21, 2009 1:24 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

The specifications will help developers design products and services that will run on Verizon's Long Term Evolution network.

DOE's $564M Biorefinery Investment

December 21, 2009 12:46 pm | by JIM LANE, Biofuels Digest | Comments

Reaction continues to pour in regarding the 19 advanced biorefinery projects that received $564 million in federal support in a DOE/USDA announcement on Friday.

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