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  • New Coal Technology Harnesses Energy Without Burning, Nears Pilot-Scale Development

    02/06/2013 6:25:52 PM PST · by neverdem · 43 replies
    ScienceDaily ^ | Feb. 6, 2013 | NA
    COLUMBUS, Ohio—A new form of clean coal technology reached an important milestone recently, with the successful operation of a research-scale combustion system at Ohio State University. The technology is now ready for testing at a larger scale. For 203 continuous hours, the Ohio State combustion unit produced heat from coal while capturing 99 percent of the carbon dioxide produced in the reaction. Liang-Shih Fan, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and director of Ohio State’s Clean Coal Research Laboratory, pioneered the technology called Coal-Direct Chemical Looping (CDCL), which chemically harnesses coal’s energy and efficiently contains the carbon dioxide produced before...
  • An Effort to Recapture Democrat Enthusiasm (Ceaucesceau moment?)

    09/27/2010 5:42:20 AM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 13 replies · 1+ views
    New York Times ^ | September 26,2010 | Michael D. Shear
    Among the most iconic moments of the 2008 presidential campaign were the scenes of Barack Obama, shirtsleeves rolled up, in front of a sea of voters that seemed to go on forever.
  • Somalia Forces Retake Capital From Islamists

    12/28/2006 10:03:42 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 12 replies · 901+ views
    NYT ^ | 12/29/06 | JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
    December 29, 2006 Somalia Forces Retake Capital From Islamists By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 28 — Just hours after Islamist fighters abandoned Mogadishu, the capital from which they ruled much of Somalia, thousands of troops of the transitional government marched into the city on Thursday in a stunning reversal of fortune. The government soldiers and the Ethiopian infantrymen who have been backing them poured in from the outskirts, residents said. The only gunshots fired were long celebratory bursts into the air. In a country with such a troubled recent history, including famine, anarchy, isolation and war, a potentially viable...
  • Residents Flee As Islamic Militia Prepares To Recapture Somali Town

    10/22/2006 4:54:47 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 13 replies · 496+ views
    (RTTNews) - Somali government troops and heavily armed Islamist fighters have gathered on Sunday around Burhakaba, a strategic southern Somali town, a day after it was captured by government troops. Reports say that the residents of the town are fleeing as a conflict between the Somali government troops and the Islamic militia have become imminent as the Islamists have threatened to launch a counter-attack to recapture the town if the government troops does not withdraw. The interim government has in turn refused to withdraw its forces from Burhakaba.