Biofuels on TF1

Here is a report broadcast on November 28, 2005 in the 20 p.m. newspaper on TF1 Keywords: biofuels, combustible cereals, wood energy, clean energy. Report presenting the development of biofuels, for example combustible wheat, intended for residential or industrial heating. Download the video heating with biofuel wheat (How to be a member of the site […]

For competitive renewable energies

Developing an alternative to conventional energies such as gas, coal or oil is a major challenge of the 21st century. On the one hand, these energies are exhaustible, on the other hand, they are very polluting in CO, CO2, NOx. Hydropower, wind, solar or biomass represent alternative energy production solutions that have the advantage of being, [...]

The competitiveness of renewable energies

For competitive renewable energies Developing an alternative to conventional energies such as gas, coal or petroleum is a major challenge of the 2st century. On the one hand, these energies are exhaustible, on the other hand, they are very polluting in CO, COXNUMX, NOx. Hydroelectricity, wind, solar or biomass represent alternative production solutions […]

Environment: fine for a polluter

The owner of an Italian oil tanker, the San Matteo, was sentenced for "illegal dumping" of hydrocarbons in the Mediterranean The Marseille Criminal Court fined Wednesday a fine of 330.000 euros to the owner of San Matteo and 10.000 euros to his captain. The court also awarded 2.000 euros damages to four associations that [...]

Total will compensate its accusers

The oil group Total signed, Tuesday November 29, an amicable transaction with the eight Burmese who were at the origin of the investigation opened, 9 October 2002, against him to the court of Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) for the crime of "sequestration". The plaintiffs criticized the French oil company for having to work for it and forced [...]

Warming: a weapon of mass destruction

"In the history of humanity, there has never been a danger as important as climate change." The sentence, launched by Jean-Guy Vaillancourt, professor of sociology at the University of Montreal, makes you jump? You will have to get used to it, it will soon be commonplace. With global warming now the subject of scientific and political consensus, the international community [...]

Birth of ASPO France

ASPO, "Association for the Study of Oil and Gas Peak," is an association of European scientists specializing in oil. Its purpose is to study, predict and, above all, inform the rulers about the historical peak of hydrocarbon production. According to theories very strongly argued by ASPO, and in particular by Colin Campbell, this peak of production [...]

27 percent of CO2 in addition ....

The study of the climate of the Earth has just made a nice jump back from 210.000 years ago. Thanks to the analysis of the last core of ice collected in Antarctica, at Dome C, researchers from the European EPICA project go back even further and are now aware of the content of the gas atmosphere at [...]

A patent that defies physics

The 6.960.975 patent granted by the US Patent Office to Boris Volfson, Indiana, is likely to cringe a few teeth on the side of physicists. Going against the principle that an invention defying the laws of physics can not be patented (note of econology: this postulate is false especially in the USA where [...]

Energy: Offshore wind farms ...

Only one out of ten offshore wind farm projects has been selected by the French government following its 2004 call for tenders. What to provide 105 MW, when the objective was 500 MW. 21 wind turbines will be anchored by 23 m depth 7 km off the coast of alabaster, in Seine-Maritime. High [...]

Ecological disaster in North China

The inhabitants of Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang Province, in northern China, escaped it beautifully when the slick of toxic products, a length of 80 kilometers, drifted over the half-frozen waters of the river Songhua. Pollutants, mainly benzene and nitrobenzene, are carcinogenic and even dangerous.