Archive for 'Environment' category

Brazil, a huge vortex swallows the port

A massive landslide devastated the area last October 17 at the port of Chibatão, in Brazil, creating a chasm by cars and containers into the sea and causing two deaths. The landslide occurred while they were in progress the work of extension of the port. The images were captured by a security camera [...]

2009 record for the Italian wind, +30%

The year just ended was a record year for wind power in Italy. In 2009, 1,100 megawatts of installed wind power, 30% more than the previous year, and efficient wind power has reached 4,850 megawatts. According to data published by Anev (National Association wind energy), ENEA (National Agency for New [...]

Hunting for Tornado

Some video taken from Tornado "Tornado Hunters"

G8, 20 billion dollars for the fight against hunger

It was closed today after three days of the G8 summit in L'Aquila. The summit was held in the barracks, "Judge Vincent" Guardia di Finanza in pairs. Initially, as the venue of the G8 was chosen the island of La Maddalena, the seat was moved to the barracks of the couple after the earthquake that [...]

The Return of Nuclear in Italy

By the Senate today approved the bill on the development with 154 votes in favor, 1 against and 1 abstention (which is equivalent to the Senate to vote against). The opposition did not participate in the vote. The bill passed contains important news on several fronts, such as the introduction of class action, which will not come, however, in [...]

Humanity can survive only with the wind

According to a U.S. study of humanity could produce the energy it takes to survive using only wind power. Not only that, it would be sufficient to achieve a suitable facility on U.S. soil to be able to produce enough energy for the entire planet. In particular, it would be sufficient to create a network of 2.5 megawatt turbines operate at only 20% of [...]

Exxon ordered to pay 500 million dollars in interest by the Exxon Valdez disaster

The Federal Court of Appeals in San Francisco Monday condemned the U.S. oil company Exxon Mobil to pay about $ 500 million as interest (5.9% from 1996) on "punitive damages" that Exxon was ordered to pay for Exxon Valdez oil tanker disaster occurred March 24, 1989 [...]