Tag: Energy

Your Pot Habit Is Making Climate Change Worse

By John R. Platt / TakePart October 11, 2016 Energy consumption by indoor cannabis farms will soon rival that of data centers.   What’s the carbon cost of legal marijuana? It turns out that every little joint and edible adds up. A new report finds that marijuana cultivation accounts for as much […]

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Energy from waste tech offers on-site scope

28/07/2015 By David Appleyard Contributing Editor Testing is underway of a prototype pyrolysis technology that could extend the range of waste materials that may be used to generate energy. The Pyrofab system is based on ‘Pyroformer’ technology, developed by the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University in the UK. Using this […]

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CAN BIOCHAR AMENDMENTS IMPROVE SOIL QUALITY AND REDUCE CO2? A Climate Change Mitigation Approach through Regenerative Agriculture

A Critical Review Research Paper on Biofuel and bio-energy in sustainable agriculture. December 12, 2013 Abstract Variations in rainfall, increased mean surface temperature, persistent drought, reduced soil moisture and nutrient, and crop failures have all been evidently linked to anthropogenic-induced climate change, which impacts food security. Agricultural soils […]

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LIGHTING THE ACADEMIC COMMONS: A Case Study of Electricity Efficiency of Incandescent, Compact Fluorescent and LED Lamps

A research paper on Technology for Renewable Energy Jenkins Divo Macedo M.S., Environmental Science & Policy (2014) M.A., International Development & Social Change (IDSC) 13th December, 2012 Abstract This project explored the efficiency of the lighting systems at the Academic Commons (AC) at the Goddard Library at Clark […]

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