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Secretary of Energy Announces Nearly $24 Million in Grants for Carbon Sequestration Research

Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W Bodman today announced the selection of nine projects totaling nearly $24 million aimed at developing novel and cost-effective technologies to capture the carbon dioxide (CO2) produced in coal-fired power plants so that it can be safely and permanently sequestered.


DOE Kicks Off National "Change a Light, Change the World" Campaign

US Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs Karen A Harbert today joined Georgia Power President and CEO Mike Garrett to kick off the seventh annual ENERGY STAR National "Change a Light, Change the World" campaign at Georgia Power headquarters.


American Chemical Society Calls Green Chemistry Bill a 'Smart Step'

The American Chemical Society (ACS) today praised House passage of legislation that will improve federal coordination, dissemination and investment in green chemistry research and development (R&D).


Revolutionary Design to Build a Better Light Bulb

A worldwide quest to build a better light bulb took a big leap forward with the announcement that a new Canadian technology is under development.


Branson Pledges Billions to Curb Global Warming at Clinton Global Initiative

British business mogul Richard Branson on Thursday pledged to commit all profits from his transportation businesses over 10 years to combat global warming - profits that he estimated would reach $3 billion.


Sainsbury's Cuts Plastic from Packaging in Environmental Revolution

An environmental revolution in packaging was signaled today by Sainsbury's, in the biggest ever initiative to eliminate plastics from Britain's High Streets.


Alcan Helps Launch Global Map on Energy and Climate

Alcan helped launch the first-ever global map on energy and climate today, along with its project partners, the energy company Centrica and corporate responsibility specialist Maplecroft.


New Venture Capital Fund Set Up for Sustainable Technology-Based Start-Ups

Fortis Venturing, Triodos Innovation Fund and DOEN Participaties today announced that they have jointly set up Start Green: a new fund that will invest in ten Dutch starter companies engaged in sustainable technology.



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