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National parks are already vacation worthy, but now you have more reasons to go. Spice up a vacation itinerary by visiting places you’ve already seen on the silver screen. The films on this list used national parks as backdrops to some unforgettable...
From: EcoSalon | By: Sierra Magazine | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Chalk this one up as a victory of politics over common sense. Imagine adopting an energy policy that (1) leaves you vulnerable to the whims of vainglorious and unreliable energy suppliers, (2) raises the costs of energy provision, and (3) pollutes the...
From: International Political Economy Zone | By: Emmanuel | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Biofuels produced from waste products left from harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline in terms of carbon emissions, according to a $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and published in the journal Nature Climate Change....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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 On the first Earth Day in 1970, environmental sentiment was brightly painted, proudly worn, and full of fierce optimism. Ask people about the planet now, and you’re likely to hear that our political will has faded, even though our problems are...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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This Earth Day, there are plenty of reasons to be concerned about planet Earth – rising carbon emissions, long bouts of extreme weather, development’s strain on local ecosystems, among others. But, in honor of Earth Day, it is worth taking a look...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Gareth Cook, editor of The Best Infographics of 2013, shares a few examples.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Andrea Ovans | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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This article is sponsored by Procter & Gamble. As interest in purchasing sustainable products becomes more mainstream among consumers, corporations are increasingly invested in creating sustainable brands, and spending on product sustainability initiatives...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Environmental Leader Staff | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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A consortium led by the Dearman Engine Company has been awarded £1.86 million (US$3.12 million) in the latest round of IDP10 funding from the UK’s Technology Strategy Board to support the development of a heat-recovery system for urban commercial...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The California Energy Commission has unanimously approved two major investment plans that could total nearly a half a billion dollars. One will fund clean energy research that benefits electricity ratepayers. Another is an annual clean transportation...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Today is Earth Day, an important time to reflect on the importance of protecting the future health of our planet in the face of climate change. But this challenge is bigger than one day of action, and we all have to play a role in forging a healthier,...
From: White House Blog | By: Megan Slack | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Just in time for Earth Day, some of our favorite names in eco fashion are springing forth with new lines this season. But you can step out in guilt-free designer gear and support companies who support Mother Earth any day of the year. Earth Day celebrates...
From: EcoSalon | By: Carlie Partridge | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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We should think sensibly about nuclear energy’s risks.climate scientists have consistently demonstrated how important it will be to drastically reduce human-­generated carbon emissions. Yet almost no progress has been made. Hydroelectric power is...
From: MIT Technology Review | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The American Institute of Architects Committee On The Environment has announced its top ten green buildings for 2014.  In its 18th year, the award’s winners highlight the unique synergy between the built and the natural environment. Arizona State...
From: Green Building Elements | By: Dawn Killough | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Laurie Johnson, Chief Economist, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, DC: Photo: U.S. Army under Creative Commons License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode This blog was originally published at the Cost of Carbon Pollution project...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Laurie Johnson | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The tech company claims that 94 percent of its corporate facilities are now powered by renewable energy....
From: Grist | By: Adam Vaughan | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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While it’s still important to reduce the amount of all greenhouse gas emissions from all of our activities, we still need to tackle the challenge of reducing the atmospheric carbon we’ve already produced. To do that, we need viable technology for...
From: Ecopreneurist | By: Derek Markham | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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This story originally appeared in the Guardian and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Climate change is real and a real problem for the world, Apple said on Monday, announcing its progress on environment targets ahead of Earth...
From: Mother Jones | By: Adam Vaughan | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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We’ve all seen the iconic Blue Marble photo of the earth from space, the image that launched a thousand nature essays, but Bill Nelson and Piers Sellers are among the few people who have enjoyed that perspective on the planet in the flesh. Nelson is...
From: Time | By: Michael Scherer | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Biofuels is one of the areas of interest, but new research questions corn biofuel carbon emissions
From: IEEE Spectrum | By: Katherine Tweed | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Since my mom moved to the Austin area three years ago, I've been driving the 100 or so round-trip miles every other week to visit her. I am very glad I filled up my Chevy before the last visit and that it gets good mileage. Earlier in April, regular...
From: Don't Mess with Taxes | By: skbell1 | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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As sustainability becomes a greater concern across all fields, advances in materials technology and design mean aesthetics are no longer sacrificed for a reduced carbon footprint. Just in time for Earth Day, "Prefabulous World"...
From: Cool Hunting | By: Hans Aschim | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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...Obama is marking the 44th Earth Day with a carbon-emitting extravaganza...According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the statistics arm of the Department of Energy, burning each gallon emits 21.1 pounds of carbon dioxide, bringing the...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Mail | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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It was kind of inevitable wasn't it? After annihilating the movement to regulate carbon emissions the fossil fuel industry, most prominently Koch Industries, is going after the solar industry.
From: Firedoglake | By: DSWright | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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With Earth Day upon us today, Apple this week has touted a number of its more environmentally friendly initiatives. First up was a fascinating piece from WIRED highlighting Apple's efforts to reduce their carbon footprint. This was accompanied by a......
From: TUAW | By: Yoni Heisler | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Kenya’s economy could be boosted by as much as $45 billion by the year 2030 with a switch to a ‘green’ economy, according to a new joint study from the UN Environment Programme and the Government of Kenya. The switch would also (of course) help...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Just in time to commemorate Earth Day, Apple delivers its “Better” commercial narrated by CEO Tim Cook. Constantly striving to create products that are the best in every way possible, Apple shares this same passion in limiting its carbon footprint,...
From: Hypebeast | By: Robert Marshall | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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On Earth Day, we celebrate a planet that has nurtured human life. But it wasn't always so nice—and as the climate changes, it may get worse...
From: Time | By: Bryan Walsh | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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It's become common on Earth Day in recent years to observe that the environmental movement has a much tougher argument to make now than in the past, and faces more...
From: Washington Monthly | By: Ed Kilgore | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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A breakthrough in the design of signal amplifiers for mobile phone masts could deliver a massive 200MW cut in the load on UK power stations, reducing carbon dioxide emissions by around 0.5 million tonnes a year. Researchers have designed an amplifier...
From: Science Daily | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Today is Earth Day, 24 hours when we all pause to consider how best to reduce that nasty number known as our carbon footprint. But what to do? Should we all drive Smart Cars? Recycle our Bud Light...
From: Miami New Times | By: Hannah Sentenac | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Biofuels are being hit today by two studies questioning the industry's viability as a way to fight climate change. So why are stocks in some biofuel companies climbing? First, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln team has concluded...
From: TheStreet | By: Dana Blankenhorn | Monday, April 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Under CEO Timothy D. Cook, Apple , perhaps more than any other tech company, strives to not only increase the impact it has on people's lives, but reduce the impact it has on the environment as well. In a video narrated by Cook,...
From: TheStreet | By: Chris Ciaccia | Monday, April 21, 2014
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We've got to feed our growing population. Is the sea the next agricultural frontier to do that?The post Is The Future Of Farming In The Middle Of The Ocean? appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | Monday, April 21, 2014
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When most people think of Earth day, they may think about: what can be done to reduce garbage, what more can be recycled, how can there be more of a reduction in air pollution and where can ...
From: Super Healthy Kids | By: Jackie Vega | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Calculation for a round trip, 1st Class flight from Washington DC to Tokyo via Seattle reveals a carbon footprint of roughly 15.09 tons.
From: Free Republic | By: carbonfootprint.com | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The Keystone pipeline has been under study for five years and will be studied further. It will be built, or scuttled, when the politics are right.  For now, the pipeline, as Coral Davenport of the New York Times reports: … has galvanized environmental...
From: Weekly Standard | By: Geoffrey Norman | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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This startup's Earth Day launch has a massive goal: Cut carbon emissions globally. It has its work cut out for it.More than half of Americans say they worry about global warming. But what are they doing about it?Probably not as much as they think. As...
From: Inc Magazine | By: Christine Lagorio-Chafkin | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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44th anniversary of Earth Day celebrated with animated illustrations of puffer fish, dung beetle and moon jellyfishThe most inventive Google Doodles - in picturesJapanese macaques chill out in hot springs in picturesEarth Day, marked annually by Google...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian staff | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Hybrid vehicles are significantly more fuel-efficient in India and China than they are in the US, according to new research from the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. This disparity in efficiency between the different...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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New Worldwatch Institute analysis examines trends in peacekeeping budgets   Washington, D.C.—The approved budget for United Nations peacekeeping operations from July 2013 to June 2014 runs to $7.83 billion—$390 million higher than in the previous...
From: Worldwatch Institute | By: Supriya Kumar | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Earth Day is tomorrow, and it always serves as a good reminder to rethink our eating habits and cooking practices. There are so many small changes that we all can make in our everyday lives that, over time, significantly impact the world that we live...
From: YumSugar | By: Camilla Salem | Monday, April 21, 2014
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Apple is advertising its environmental efforts with a video narrated by CEO Tim Cook. The company also provided Wired’s Steven Levy with access to its facilities to brag about operating its data centers and corporate offices on 94 percent renewable...
From: Pando Daily | By: Nathaniel Mott | Monday, April 21, 2014
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Apple, the iconic leader of tech design, is celebrating Earth Day 2014 with the release of a video showcasing the company’s vision for reducing and ultimately zeroing out it’s enormous energy and carbon footprint. In a nutshell, while Apple clearly...
From: Clean Techies | By: CleanTechies Staff | Monday, April 21, 2014
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It's extremely rare for an Apple CEO to narrate one of the company's commercials personallySteve Jobs did it once for the famous "Here's to the Crazy Ones" ad as part of the company's "Think Different" campaign in 1997, but the Jobs version never made...
From: Mashable | By: Chris Taylor | Monday, April 21, 2014
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From: Time | By: Samantha Grossman | Monday, April 21, 2014
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On the eve of Earth Day, Apple is doing a big media push to highlight its environmental progress. As part of that push, it gave Wired writer Steven Levy access to its new environmental executive, Lisa Jackson.  Jackson left her job as head of the Environmental...
From: Business Insider | By: Julie Bort | Monday, April 21, 2014
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We’ve long known that sticking corn into auto fuel tanks is an entire waste of effort in the fight against climate change. Food is for people not cars, just as an opening point, and David Pimentel proved a decade ago that brewing up booze that we can’t...
From: Pando Daily | By: Tim Worstall | Monday, April 21, 2014
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The accelerated pace of climate change deterioration in recent decades is highlighted in the report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that was released in December 2013. This report highlights the alarming rates of carbon emissions in...
From: God's Politics | By: Raj Nadella | Monday, April 21, 2014
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Realistic optimism requires that we accept that governments and free markets are unlikely to act in time to slow climate change so we individuals need to step it up if we are to avert the worst of climate change consequences. This Earth Day develop an...
From: Psychology Today | By: Shawn M. Burn, Ph.D. | Monday, April 21, 2014
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Robert Friedman, Youth Engagement Coordinator, New York City: Clearly, the climate is changing, and with each and every passing day, more communities are experiencing the devastation of fossil fuel extraction. What’s it going to take to get...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Robert Friedman | Monday, April 21, 2014
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