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If it weren’t for 3D printer technology, we’d pretty much still be living in the Dark Ages. Your computer and smart phones are practically cavemen tools these days. Besides anything Elon Musk is behind, the real impressive technology du jour is,...
From: EcoSalon | By: Jill Ettinger | Friday, August 22, 2014
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Geopolitically and congressionally, the phrase "United States" means the continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii and the U.S. territories: Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands. (There are also some uninhabited...
From: Greentech Media | By: Eric Wesoff | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Merrian Borgeson, Senior Scientist, San Francisco: The results of California’s latest cap-and-trade auction were released today, marking another milestone in the state’s landmark climate and clean energy law, AB 32, which put limits...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Merrian Borgeson | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Ahead of the 2014 UN Climate Change Summit next month, Leonardo DiCaprio has lent his voice to a new short film exploring the impact of carbon emissions on the environment - and the necessary steps to curb industries responsible for their proliferation. ...
From: Mother Nature Network | By: mdestries | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Mining companies are often seen as dinosaurs when it comes to making changes that will benefit the environment, but that perception may be shifting as some companies turn to renewable energy to cut costs and lighten their carbon footprint. At first blush,...
From: Clean Techies | By: CleanTechies Guest Author | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Most Gulf countries import up to 90 percent of their food, which neither bodes well for food security no climate change – since the food that is brought in from Europe and elsewhere has a lot of what are called “food miles.” True to their name,...
From: Green Prophet | By: Tafline Laylin | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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The cost of building-integrated vegetation will drop from $38/square foot to $23/square foot in 2017 as the result of an increase in innovation aimed at lowering costs and reducing return time on investment, according to Lux Research. BIV technology uses...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Jennison | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Exporting US coal to power plants in South Korea could lead to a 21 percent drop in greenhouse gas emissions compared to burning it domestically, according to a Duke University-led study. The superior energy efficiency of South Korea’s newer coal-fired...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Jennison | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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This story originally appeared on Grist and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It's hard to believe, surveying the GOP field of possible presidential nominees, but back in 2008 the parties were not that far apart on climate...
From: Mother Jones | By: Ben Adler | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Buildings cause 75 percent of the city's GHG emissions. Reducing their energy use is essential to mitigating citywide emissions and lowering costs....
From: GreenBiz | By: Jenna Tatum | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Greetings from Hong Kong. The Talking Travel correspondent likes it when he can take his own advice on a good fare, and this Hong Kong trip is a result of that. Who would have thought that Hong Kong in late August would be cooler than Beijing? I'm staying...
From: The Beijinger | By: thebeijinger | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Germany has embraced subsidies for renewable energy, but not every country is willing to bear the economic burden...
From: Time | By: Bryan Walsh | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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It’s hard to believe, surveying the GOP field of possible presidential nominees, but back in 2008 the parties were not that far apart on climate change. Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the Republican nominee, backed cap-and-trade for carbon emissions....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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The US could see about a 27 percent reduction in its carbon footprint if just half of the unanticipated economic benefits of shale gas and oil production were used in the efforts, according to agricultural economists at Purdue University. The researchers...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Jennison | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Texas has a reputation for being the nation's biggest producer of carbon dioxide emissions, with 650 million metric tons of carbon pollution in 2011, but Wyoming is No. 1 in carbon emissions per person. The following map, based on new data from the ...
From: The New Republic | By: Rebecca Leber | Friday, August 22, 2014
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Bill Gates just blogged on energy poverty. In that post, he agrees with the political scientist Bjorn Lomborg who “argues that before poor countries can move to clean energy, poor families need access to cheap electricity so they don’t have to...
From: Greentech Media | By: Jigar Shah | Friday, August 22, 2014
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When the government pumps trillions of dollars into the economy, it's not actually printing the money. It enters as digital entries in banks across the country. It's made the system fast, responsive, and unfortunately, vulnerable. And ff this network...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Bill Bonner | Friday, August 22, 2014
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THE ECONOMIST recently published an article about the costs and benefits of various kinds of zero- and low-carbon energy, “Sun, wind and drain”. The article was based on research by Charles Frank of the Brookings Institution (whose paper is here)....
From: The Economist | Friday, August 22, 2014
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California raised $331.8 million at its latest carbon auction, held Aug. 18. The state’s eighth cap-and-trade auction sold all 22.5 million allowances to release carbon emissions this year, with companies paying $11.50 a ton for the 2014 carbon credits....
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Friday, August 22, 2014
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From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Friday, August 22, 2014
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And dads, a study finds, are typically granted more leeway than moms....
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Friday, August 22, 2014
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A federal appeals court recently took a red pen to the Affordable Care Act. The president’s signature environmental achievement could be next. But don't panic yet....
From: Grist | By: Jack Lienke | Friday, August 22, 2014
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Transportation costs for convenience store deliveries can be cut by up to 20 percent – by reducing mileage and improving driver and vehicle utilization – with vehicle routing and scheduling optimization software created by Paragon Software Systems,...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Jennison | Friday, August 22, 2014
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