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The Energy Game is Rigged: Fossil Fuel Subsidies Topped $620 Billion in 2011

By Emily E. Adams The energy game is rigged in favor of fossil fuels because we omit the environmental and health costs of burning coal, oil, and natural gas from their prices. Subsidies manipulate the game even further. According to conservative estimates from the Global Subsidies Initiative and the International Energy Agency (IEA), governments around […] … learn more→

Hybrid power plants can help industry go green

Hybrid cars, powered by a mixture of gas and electricity, have become a practical way to \”go green\” on the roads. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University are applying the term \”hybrid\” to power plants as well. Most power plants, explains Prof. Avi Kribus of TAU\’s School of Mechanical Engineering and its innovative new Renewable […] … learn more→