Monthly Archives: November 2013

Meeting the 2016 automotive CAFE efficiency standards

In the fuel economy of automobiles, fuel efficiency is a must to meet the standards of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), which is a set of regulations drafted by Congress to improve the average fuel economy of cars and … Continue reading

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Promising developments for algae as a fuel alternative

From oceans and fresh water bodies to soils and trees, two of the best things about algae are its ubiquitous nature and its ever-growing potential for biofuel. As early as 1978, researchers from all over the world have been examining … Continue reading

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An analysis on Hong Kong’s use of liquefied petroleum gas for ‘cleaner fuels’

In many countries, the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as an alternative to diesel and petroleum has been given greater importance due to its modern, clean, and low carbon properties, making it the third most popular automotive fuel in … Continue reading

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REPOST: Latest News on Earthquakes Caused by Oil and Gas Production Activities, 11.05.13

Does oil and gas production cause earthquakes? Read the details from this NRDC.org article: *** A paper recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concludes that a series of earthquakes in Texas may have been triggered by injection … Continue reading

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