Green energy market in 2012 may shrink for the first time in 8 years

Global investment in "clean" energy in the third quarter decreased by 20% compared to the same period last year, to 56.6 billion dollars, experts predict that 2012 could be the first year in eight years of falling market, according to a Bloomberg report the analytical agency New Energy Finance.

According to the agency, an annualized rate of investment in renewable energy sources (RES) and energy-efficient technology in 2012 could "not to hold" to a record $ 280 billion recorded in 2011. The main problems hindering the growth of investments in the sector, analysts say the uncertainty of government policy in

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Due to flooding in one of the provinces in China have suffered more than 3 million people

Beijing, June 16. More than 3 million people have been affected by this week's Jiangxi province (Eastern China) from flooding caused by torrential rains. Killed four local residents, reports Xinhua.

In Jiangxi under pressure spilled water destroyed about 10 thousand homes, damaged another 16 thousand were forced authorities to evacuate 223 thousand people. Ministry of Civil Affairs of the PRC, together with other agencies sent to Jiangxi state commission to determine the damage and help the victims.

Source: vseneprostotak.ru.

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One hundred and fifty million years of winter

Life on the planet appeared long ago. Some scholars argue that it was born here, others think it has been brought out of space, others do believe that this is the fruit of one's work. In one study no doubt — for three billion years in the ocean, then covers the entire surface of the Earth, have a life.

Changes

For much of this long life was represented only by tiny single-celled organisms: algae, bacteria and animals. Algae are capable of photosynthesis and produce organic matter from inorganic by the energy of sunlight. Chemosynthetic bacteria do the same due

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Diets ancestors of humans and chimpanzees diverged 3 million years ago

Paleontologists compared the proportion of carbon isotopes in the tooth enamel of Australopithecus, and found that the ancestors of humans and chimpanzees have moved to different diets 3 million years ago, 1.5 million years earlier than previously thought, according to a paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

In the last decade, paleontologists have noted that the fossil teeth of mammals are keeping the traces of their diet. For example, the ratio of carbon isotopes in the teeth of ancient hominids, you can determine whether they ate leaves and fruit of plants from the forest

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Perm fiber for pilots, doctors and builders

A joint project of the Perm State National Research University and Perm Scientific and Industrial Instrument Company is nearing completion.

In Perm, an industrial scale will be releasing a special fiber and integrated-optical circuits for navigational devices, medical equipment and devices of a new generation of quality control facilities. Fully developed more than 280 million rubles (federal budget has allocated 120 million rubles., The amount of co-financing of PNPPK totaled 163 million rubles.).

These funds are spent on the construction of the clean room (the so-called "clean rooms"), the acquisition and installation of modern

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PMZ: investments have the effect of

The opening of a new production building OJSC "Perm Engine Company"

PMZ summed up the plan of organizational and technical development in 2011. The basis of the plan — the introduction of new technologies and equipment. In 2011 the PMZ was purchased 17 machines, machining centers and processing plants in the amount of 200 million rubles. Through the introduction of modern equipment obtained economic benefits in the amount of 640 million rubles.

In 2011 was built and put into operation unique industrial complex "ALD" for the application of ceramic thermal barrier coatings on turbine blades, allowing them to

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Jealous of the moon: Scientists have discovered a new satellite. Nibiru?

Giant object orbiting the planet for 250 thousand years and still remained invisible to astronomers.

With the latest methods of Irish scientists were able to determine that at a distance of 19 million kilometers from the Earth in its orbit is flying large object in the sky — the asteroid. Its diameter is 400 kilometers.

Scientists believe that an asteroid found in the catalog designation 2010-SO16, became a satellite of the Earth 250,000 years ago. It is possible that it was formed about 4.4 million years ago, when as a result of a

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In the waters of the Northern Kazakhstan mass death of fish

Animals

5.02.11.Pervy bell has rung out: massive fish kills in the river Tobol found hundreds of miles from Kostanay downstream. Earlier this week, another group of environmental concerns, experts took samples of river water.

Previous tests have shown that the maximum allowable concentration of some chemical components exceeded tens and even hundreds of times, and the water in the main artery of the area is more like a poisonous brine. On the one hand, the consequences of last year's drought. On the other — the natural result of the barbaric man's relationship to the environment, the IA "Kazakh-Grain"

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Perm enterprises of URALCHEM produced more than 1.5 million tonnes of salable product.

In the branches of "Nitrogen" and "PMU" of "UCC" URALCHEM "summed up the preliminary results of its operations for January-June 2013.

In the first half of 2013 in the branch of "Nitrogen" produced 1,098.5 thousand tons of commodity products, down 6.8 million tonnes (or 0.6%) higher than in 2012. Urea grade "B" in 2013 amounted to 270.1 thousand tons against 255.1 thousand tonnes in 2012, an increase of 5.8%. Commodity production of liquid ammonia Technical increased by 8.4% to 106.9 thousand tons.

 

Porous ammonium nitrate produced 78 thousand tonnes — a

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Perinatal Center opened in Elista (Kalmykia) Refurbished

Perinatal Center, which will help to foster premature infants weighing a pound, opened after a major overhaul in Elista. Center has 140 beds and is designed to provide specialized medical care in obstetrics and management of pregnancies with complications.

Repair lasted about eight months and cost nearly 140 million of which 15.9 million — is the means of the regional budget.

In addition, 45 million bought a specialized medical equipment for neonatal resuscitation, ventilators, ultrasound machines, endoscopic rack equipment for central sterilization department and other medical equipment. 

The center is equipped with central air conditioning,

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