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The Oil Spill by the Numbers

July 29, 2010 10:24 am | by TimeMagazine Videos Comments

A timeline of the Gulf oil spill, from the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion that began it, to the containment cap that has slowed the flow of oil


Cathy Zoi on Weatherization

July 29, 2010 10:24 am | by USdepartmentofenergy Videos Comments

Right now, the Weatherization Assisstance Program is now weatherizing 25,000 homes each month. So far 10,000 jobs have been created under the Recovery Act.


Susan Shaw: The oil spill's toxic trade-off

July 29, 2010 10:24 am | by TEDtalksDirector Videos Comments Break down the oil slick, keep it off the shores: that's grounds for pumping toxic dispersant into the Gulf, say clean-up overseers. Susan Shaw shows evidence it's sparing some beaches only at devastating cost to the health of the deep sea. TEDTalks is a daily video...


The Future of Fuel Cells

July 29, 2010 10:23 am | by AspenInstitute Videos Comments

KR Sridhar disccuses 'The Future of Fuel Cells' at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival.


How NIF Works

July 29, 2010 10:23 am | by LivermoreLab Videos Comments

The National Ignition Facility, located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, is the world's largest laser system... 192 huge laser beams in a massive building, all focused down at the last moment at a 2 millimeter ball containing frozen hydrogen gas. The goal is to achieve fusion......


Vacation in Chernobyl

July 29, 2010 10:23 am | by TimeMagazine Videos Comments

READ MORE: Looking for a very unique tourist destination? Try Chernobyl, where you can tour the infamous nuclear disaster site.


Ethanol Blending Cap Debate Continues

July 29, 2010 10:23 am | by CleanSkiesNews Videos Comments

Will a mix of corn-based ethanol and gasoline successfully help to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil and lower prices for drivers? Clean Skies News' Dan Goldstein looks at the future of the industry and the debate on what an increase in ethanol could mean for car engines and food prices.


Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power

July 29, 2010 10:23 am | by USdepartmentofenergy Videos Comments

From towers to dishes to linear mirrors to troughs, concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies reflect and collect solar heat to generate electricity. A single CSP plant can generate enough power for about 90,000 homes. This video explains what CSP is, how it works, and how systems like...


A New Biofuels Technology Blooms in Iowa

July 29, 2010 10:23 am | by USdepartmentofenergy Videos Comments

Cellulosic biofuels made from agricultural waste have caught the attention of many farmers and could be the next revolution in renewable biofuels production. This video shows how an innovative technology that converts waste products from the corn harvest into renewable biofuels will help...


The Cap-and-Trade Distraction

July 28, 2010 3:25 pm Videos Comments

This controversial criticism of cap-and-trade compares the scheme to sub-prime mortgages and suggests ways that companies could cheat the system.


Plastics Factory Explosion

July 28, 2010 2:53 pm Videos Comments

Video showing the destruction caused by a natural gas explosion at a plastics factory in eastern China.


The Oil Spill's Toxic Trade-Off

July 28, 2010 2:25 pm Videos Comments

Marine toxicologist Susan Shaw reveals some unsettling facts about the Corexit dispersant used by BP in the Gulf.


Massive oil tank explosion filmed from 2 km away

July 28, 2010 2:23 pm | by pbrown9 Videos Comments

More at: - Shockwave hits camera man moments after the explosion. Goes to show that light moves much faster than sound. Footage is thought to be of an arms depot fire in Ulyanovsk, Russia 2009.


Methanol Safe Handling: A User's Guide Part One

July 28, 2010 2:23 pm | by MethanolInstitute Videos Comments

This is the first segment of the Methanol Safe Handling: A User's Guide video and it is intended to educate and introduce new users to the methods of safely handling Methanol.


Oil Spill 100 Days In

July 28, 2010 2:13 pm Videos Comments

The Coast Guard is performing acoustics monitoring on BP's blown-out well to check for seepage before the top kill and subsequent bottom kill are performed next week.



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