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The Honda Smart House US has recently been constructed on campus at the University of California (UC), Davis. The house will serve as a test for an off-the-grid living space of the future. Homes and cars are responsible for about 44% of all the greenhouse...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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By Jason Bittel Cold calculation: The Obama administration announced Friday that it will open the Eastern Seaboard for offshore drilling, and allow oil and gas companies to use sonic surveying cannons, a technology known to disrupt the communication...
From: OnEarth Magazine | By: Jason Bittel | Monday, July 21, 2014
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The Clean Power Plan released by the EPA recently can help make American businesses more efficient, competitive, and innovative. The plan will improve public health and the environment, but it can also strengthen our economy. The Clean Power Plan proposes...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jennifer Hermes | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Allen Hershkowitz, Senior Scientist, NYC and throughout the world: Today, the National Hockey League released the first Sustainability Report ever issued by a professional sports league. Based on years of data collected from NHL arenas, the NHL’s...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Allen Hershkowitz | Monday, July 21, 2014
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A newly produced material is believed to be the "blackest" ever created. Vantablack is a pure carbon coating and absorbs 99.96 percent of incident radiation (solar energy as it hits the material's surface). Manufacturer Surrey NanoSystems believes that...
From: Gizmag | By: Stu Robarts | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Despite the fact that the impacts of manmade climate change are already being felt and that failure to mitigate these effects by lessening fossil fuel CO2 emissions could result in dire consequences, policies enacted to reduce these emissions have been...
From: PhysOrg | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Before a meeting of his climate change task force, comprised of state, local, and tribal leaders, President Obama announced a slew of investments, tools, and partnerships to help prepare the nation for a warming world. The programs include: Two stages...
From: Circle of Blue WaterNews | By: Brett Walton | Monday, July 21, 2014
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The Climate Crusader shares her tips for storing the summer bounty without breaking a sweat.Local eating is pretty mainstream these days - so mainstream, in fact, that many big corporations are trying to cash in. In spite of the greenwashing out there...
From: Green Phone Booth | By: Amber Strocel | Monday, July 21, 2014
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The UK will keep a target to cut greenhouse gases by half through 2025, Energy Secretary Ed Davey said, foiling the Treasury's effort to weaken the target....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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In a roiling sea of empty fast fashion, the designs of Geoffrey Beene offer a happy haven of authenticity and passion.
From: FashionTribes | By: Fashiontribes | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Without those cold clean, frozen ponds where the Gretzky’s and Lemieuxs fall in love with the game, there is no hockey, and the NHL knows it has a role in saving those ponds....
From: Grist | By: Jim Meyer | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Thanks to environmental writer Emma James for providing this post on ISO 14001 and its environmental impact. For the uninitiated, “ISO 14001” may seem to have little to do with the environment, but in fact nothing could be further from the truth!...
From: Green Building Elements | By: Glenn Meyers | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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It's no wonder that in one of the world's busiest metropolises, residents are looking to bring green elements to inner-city areas. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is home to a new family residence by Vo Trong Nghia Architects that aims to address this issue...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Dave Hawkins, Director of Climate Programs, Washington, D.C.: In June, EPA proposed  the first-ever carbon pollution standards for fossil-fuel power plants.  Since then, a bevy of pundits have been busy finding fault with various aspects...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Dave Hawkins | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Wen Stephenson at Grist: Some have called Kingsnorth a catastrophist, or fatalist, with something like a death wish for civilization (see John Gray in The New Statesman and George Monbiot in The Guardian). Others might call him a realist, a...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Morgan Meis | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Mark Bittman on the true cost of producing a hamburger, after accounting for externalities like carbon generation and obesity. Cheeseburgers are the coal of the food world, with externalities in spades; in fact it's unlikely that producers of cheeseburgers...
From: Kottke.org | By: Jason Kottke | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Since the US Supreme Court affirmed in 2007 that the Clean Air Act (CAA) provides the EPA with authority to regulate CO2 and other greenhouse gases, EPA has pursued a growing set of regulatory initiatives. In each, EPA has attempted to fit GHGs into...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jennifer Hermes | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Demand for meat, dairy products, and eggs is predicted by some scientists to double by 2050, making GHG reductions a tall order. The post Studies Sound Red Alert On Beef’s Global Warming Toll appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Unfortunately for Australia, their government has voted to repeal the nations carbon tax,and that could have dire effects for the nation's economyWhy Australia’s Carbon Tax Repeal Is An Economic Backstep was originally published on CleanTechnica. To...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Christopher DeMorro | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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In a first-of-its-kind report, the NHL details how it is promoting environmental sustainability to combat climate change and other issues affecting the sport.The post NHL Warns Climate Change Could Threaten The Future Of Hockey appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Did banks help a hedge fund avoid $6.8 billion in US taxes? Yes, according to the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs panel’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. Its report, released in advance of this morning’s hearing, argues...
From: TaxVox | By: Renu Zaretsky | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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The National Hockey League reduced its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent, from 533,433 metric tons in 2011-12 to 385,912 metric tons in 2012-13, according to the NHL’s 2014 Sustainability Report. The report, produced with the Natural Resources Defense...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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