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Offbeat Ideas: Damming the Red Sea


An interesting article at EcoGeek via EurekaAlert points out that despite some nasty consequences, damming the Red Sea could theoretically play a massive role in cutting carbon emissions. According to a recent study, a hydroelectric plant of this size could produce as much as 50 gigawatts of power, whereas the largest US nuclear plants in […]

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In 2010, there will be 4200km of new highways in and around Shanghai, China that didn't exist in 2000. Varese, a town in Northern Italy, runs on 100% renewable power. The town uses a mix of wind, solar and small-scale hydropower. The town has reaped benefits from the energy network through added jobs, and an additional 350,000 euros [US $514,000] in revenues that are handed over to the council each year.


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