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Beyond economic aid to Ukraine and other Eastern European nations, we have identified four overarching themes that should be reinforced and reaffirmed by Congress and the administration.
From: Huffington Post | By: Michael Shank | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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The future of domestic renewable fuel production could be a bright one, if the work of Algenol is scaled up to commercial levels, because the company can already produce continuous yields of 8000 gallons of algae biofuels per acre per year, without using...
From: Ecopreneurist | By: Derek Markham | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NBCUniversal is recognizing Earth Week with a new energy awareness campaign called “Lights Off. Screens On.” during its seventh annual “Green is Universal” initiative. NBCU properties will actively promote the campaign during its shows, asking...
From: Variety | By: Nikara Johns | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Our test kitchen manager breaks down the tricky world of cooking in season.The post How to Cook Out of Season and Source the Best Ingredients, According to Our Test Kitchen Manager appeared first on Bon Appétit....
From: Bon Appetit | By: Rochelle Bilow | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Filed under: New York Auto Show, Hatchback, Audi, Diesel, Luxury Every get the feeling that automakers aren't really listening to what it is that you want in an automobile? Well, Audi is. Following what it calls "an outpouring of enthusiasts' support,"...
From: Auto Blog | By: Noah Joseph | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Originally published on Shrink That Footprint. By Lindsay Wilson The IPCC just released its third assessment report on mitigating climate change. I’ve spent the morning reading the full summary, and to help you save a little time I’ve whittled it...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Shrink That Footprint | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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This week’s Smart Infrastructure roundup features the impact of IoT on data centers, a new state-of-the-art data center in Florida, and the story of a pharmaceutical company that turns to one smart storage solution provider for virtualization technology....
From: Silicon Angle | By: Mellisa Tolentino | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Each of these elements can be mismanaged due to missing information.Some people want to manage the "nexus" of energy and water, but those sectors overlap and affect other sectors, such as environment, food, transportation, urban setting, and so on. A...
From: Aguanomics | By: David Zetland | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Startup Oroeco is tying financial data from Mint with carbon emissions data, in the hopes that their app will be compelling enough to change user behavior....
From: Earth2Tech | By: Ucilia Wang | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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THE WORLD now has a rough deadline for action on climate change. Nations need to take aggressive action in the next 15 years to cut carbon emissions, in order to forestall the worst effects of global warming, says the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
From: Free Republic | By: Boston Globe | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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By Vin Colby:Short on toilet paper and lettuce? Your groceries might soon be delivered to your front door.Retail behemoths Walmart (WMT) and Amazon (AMZN) are both readying major efforts to gain dominance in the online grocery business, which currently...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Vin Colby | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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For wine lovers, the glass bottles that deliver their favorite beverage can be a bit of an environmental boondoggle, as they’re not only heavy to transport, which adds to the carbon footprint of the product, but they’re also breakable, which means...
From: Ecopreneurist | By: Derek Markham | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Here's some good news on the climate change front: Greenhouse gas emissions in the United States fell nearly 10 percent from 2005 to 2012 and dropped 3.4 percent in 2012 alone, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 19th annual...
From: Inhabitat | By: Josh Marks | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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 I'm the kind of person who cares about their environmental impact ... but aside from basics like recycling, my ideas about how to do better get kind of fuzzy. That's why a new service called Oroeco is pretty appealing. Since its successful Indiegogo...
From: TechCrunch | By: Anthony Ha | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Ignore those misleading media reports. The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change actually calls for a clean energy revolution....
From: Grist | By: John Upton | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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By Jason Bittel Tasing saddles: In exchange for a fee, ranchers in Nevada are allowed to graze their cattle on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management. But one rancher, Cliven Bundy, stopped paying that fee 21 years ago, saying he doesn’t...
From: OnEarth Magazine | By: Jason Bittel | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Is your yard brown from a harsh winter? Good. Here are 10 reasons why you should stop fussing over your lawn and let it die. 1. Grass lawns waste water. No surprise here. According to the EPA, 30 to 60 percent of urban fresh water is used for watering...
From: The Good Human | By: Amanda Ritchie | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Filed under: Energy, Green, Food & Beverage, How to Save Money Getty ImagesShortening your shower by just a few minutes is a win-win for your wallet and the planet. By Niccole Schreck Kermit the Frog may have been mistaken when he said, "It's not...
From: Daily Finance | By: U.S. News | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Scientists in America's industrial heartland are making automotive metals and fuel in sunshine-powered furnaces. ...
From: The Atlantic | By: Todd Woody | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Water purification plants around the globe typically are built near a power plant and population centers because of high energy needs for reverse osmosis filtration and associated pumping to residents and businesses. Desalination projects are even more...
From: CleanTechnica | By: David L Roberts | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Noah Horowitz, Senior Scientist and Director of the Center for Energy Efficiency, San Francisco, CA: With Earth Day 2014 fast approaching (Tuesday, April 22), the 44th birthday of the modern environmental movement provides a great opportunity to take...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Noah Horowitz | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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A large municipal wastewater treatment facility in Helsinki, Finland, is using technology from Gasmet to continuously monitor its greenhouse gas emissions to help in the city’s efforts to combat climate change and also to help improve the wastewater...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Environmental Leader Staff | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The Audi Group has calculated its corporate carbon footprint and is the first premium automobile manufacturer to be certified according to the international standard ISO 14064. Audi made a detailed assessment of emissions in all automobile lifecycle...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Life cycle assessment (LCA) looks at the environmental impacts of a building material over the entire life of the material, from extraction to disposal.  LCA attempts to quantify these impacts for the purpose of comparing materials or buildings. What...
From: Green Building Elements | By: Dawn Killough | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The UN says the last chance to save planet Earth may be vacuuming CO2 out of the sky and burying it. And, they’re serious.UPI reported: In order to stave off the worst of global warming’s consequences, the world’s nations must find a way to reduce...
From: Free Republic | By: Gateway Pundit | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Scaling Wind, directed by Michelle Nunez, and produced by GreenTech Films, is an informative 30-minute documentary showcasing the benefits and challenges of reaching 20% wind energy by 2030 in the US. The film shows how the goal started, with a 2006...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Adam Johnston | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil, looking to offset the carbon emissions generated by construction, travel and other activities related to hosting the 2014 Soccer World Cup, said on Tuesday it wants holders of United Nations-backed carbon credits to swap...
From: Reuters | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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New venture capital firm Fronterra Ventures is raising funds to back new companies.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Yuliya Chernova | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Averting catastrophe is eminently affordable Climate experts sound the alarm Climate protection a 'task that can be solved' Climate report finds UN emissions target not out of reach IPCC report summary censored by governments around the world 'Modest...
From: Skeptical Science | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Louisiana could have its own, less stringent plan for implementing the Environmental Protection Agency's limits on carbon dioxide emissions, under a proposal that got the approval Tuesday of the Senate Environmental Quality Committee.
From: Miami Herald | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Unless the world acts with a sense of urgency to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, global warming is on pace to reach the catastrophic level of 4.8ºC above pre-industrial temperatures by the end of the century. That is the conclusion of...
From: Inhabitat | By: Josh Marks | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Climate change is the favored bedtime story of Big Government bureaucrats.
From: Human Events | By: John Hayward | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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When one of my patients mentions a sexual practice I had not heard of previously, I consider it a quirk. When three different people mention the same practice in one week, I consider it a potential fad. read more...
From: Psychology Today | By: Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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The summary of the latest big IPCC report was watered down by rich countries, which don't want to be blamed for climate change or called upon to help poor countries survive it....
From: Grist | By: John Upton | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Right now, industry accounts for around one-third of the world’s energy use -- more than any other end-use sector of the economy. Additionally, industrial energy demand is projected to increase by as much as 44 percent over the next twenty years, particularly...
From: Greentech Media | By: Jigar V. Shah | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Minnesota’s new value of solar law appears to contain a major loophole. The law creates a methodology for utilities to calculate a rate for customer-generated solar power, based on avoided infrastructure, pollution and other costs. However, the value...
From: Greentech Media | By: Midwest Energy News, Ken Paulman | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Although greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise at an alarming rate, governments are beginning to embrace carbon-cutting initiatives, while technological advances are sharply reducing the cost of deploying solar and wind power, according to the latest...
From: Clean Techies | By: Yale Environment 360 | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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A surprisingly hopeful story -- with tweets!
From: Grist | By: Eric Holthaus | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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CHESAPEAKE Neither Hope Marini nor Amy Rickards were looking to build a home, but both women, with their spouses, wound up doing just that in the community of Albemarle River. "I had to be persuaded to build," said Rickards, who moved into the neighborhood...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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