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To celebrate Chigüire Bipolar's 8 years of satire and peos psicológicos we decided to make their dreams come true: a column in Caracas Chronicles. The post 12 Reasons why Caracas is the next Hipster heaven appeared first on Caracas Chronicles....
From: Caracas Chronicles | By: Chigüire Bipolar | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Texas climate activists pose for a group photo during 350.org's "Divest From Deception" rally, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (Photo: Candice Bernd) While voters at ExxonMobil's annual shareholders meeting rejected nearly all of the 11 climate and good-governance...
From: Truthout | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Donald Trump wants to drill and mine as much as he can while gutting regulations (and also save his precious birds)
From: Salon.com | By: Simon Maloy | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Moody's Investors Service has assigned a provisional Ba1 corporate family rating to the Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD (BEH), with a stable outlook. "This provisional rating is subject to the successful completion of the issuance of new notes as currently...
From: Novinite | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is  Future Scope: What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … In search of the truth, Sojourner Truth, by Denise Oliver Velez Zika: This summer’s blockbuster, by Susan Grigsby ‘Reverse racism?’ New research on police thuggery...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Friday, May 27, 2016
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IKEA, famed Swedish retailer after our own hearts, is taking a giant leap forward in the sustainability department. The chain has announced its goal to be “all in” to have a net positive impact on the environment with a multi-pronged strategy of...
From: Inhabitat | By: Cat DiStasio | Friday, May 27, 2016
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What thing might bring down the 40-ton slabs of stone comprising the most famous useless-but-maybe-mystical-and-good-for-vacation-photo structure made from 40-ton slabs of stone? (Er, yes, Stonehenge.) If your guess wasn’t “moles,” you’d probably...
From: Flavorwire | By: Moze Halperin | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says he would withdraw the US from the Paris climate deal that limits carbon emissions in nearly 200 countries.
From: BBC | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The firm estimates the factory will produce 971 fewer metric tons of carbon dioxide each year, when compared to a facility built from concrete. A heat-recovery ventilation system and incredibly well-insulated walls help reduce carbon emissions, making...
From: Inhabitat | By: Katie Medlock | Friday, May 27, 2016
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You Ought to Have a Look is a feature from the Center for the Study of Science posted by Patrick J. Michaels and Paul C. (“Chip”) Knappenberger.  While this section will feature all of the areas of interest that we are emphasizing, the prominence...
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San Francisco's embrace of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies for local transportation just got a big boost from the federal government. The Energy Department's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) will direct nearly $4.5 million...
From: Inhabitat | By: Josh Marks | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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A new fan-created Tesla ad is “one of the most powerful fan-based Tesla ads ever done,” according to our sister site Gas2. The new ad does a wonderful job using beautiful nighttime footage of the Milky Way interspersed with image of Tesla’s electric...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative says that its participating members have reduced their heat-trapping emissions by at least 40 percent since 2005....
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Silverstein | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Achieving a big scale-up of renewable energy will take more than building wind and solar power plants.
From: National Geographic | By: Christina Nunez | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Two organizations backed by Hollywood star power recently announced a partnership to pursue climate action. The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation will give a grant of $650,000 to R20 Regions of Climate Action (R20), started by Arnold Schwarzenegger. According...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lacy Cooke | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Japan is rethinking its energy diet and could announce a shift away from nuclear power as soon as next year. Scrapping nuclear would mean more renewable energy generation, but also a heavier reliance on coal.
From: Deutsche Welle | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Since 2012, the U.S. has produced more oil and gas than any other country even as solar and wind power have also experienced huge growth.
From: NPR | By: Scott Detrow | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Surprising new statistics show the world economy is expanding while global carbon emissions level off. Is the elusive "decoupling" actually happening?...
From: GreenBiz | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Some time ago I read a careful analysis of the energy required to manufacture a Toyota Prius, which reported that more energy was expended over the life cycle of the typical vehicle (manufacturing the batteries being very energy intensive) than by a...
From: Deric Bownds' Mindblog | By: Deric Bownds | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Poor Leonardo DiCaprio. The serial modelizer and frequently man-bunned Hollywood playa was forced to rip himself from the babe-infested parties at the Cannes Film Festival last week to fly, via private jet, from France to New York City — where he accepted...
From: New York Post | By: Andrea Peyser | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Jessica McCormack's Tumbr is exactly what I want the internet to look like. It's full of fun, weird, pun-y things like this GIF above, which appears to show someone wearing a carpal tunnel brace penetrating a glacier with Andy Warhol's iconic Banana,...
From: Art Fag City | By: Michael Anthony Farley | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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In a rare pre-written speech on energy policy, Trump argued that coal doesn't need to be regulated and that wind turbines are "killing all the eagles."
From: New York Magazine | By: Eric Levitz | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Companies have long been interested to tap Egypt's renewable energy sector with the government originally targeting 4.3 gigawatt of wind and solar projects to come online next year.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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[The Conversation Africa] South Africa is facing a critical decision that could see it investing about R1 trillion - or US$60 billion to $70 billion - in a fleet of new nuclear power stations. Proponents argue that it will greatly increase electrical...
From: All Africa | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Hint: Sometimes it’s a long time The post Delayed Gratification: 10 Hybrids and How Long it Takes to Get Your Money Back appeared first on Motor Trend....
From: Motor Trend | By: Austin | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Wynne signs deal with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley in Edmonton The post Ontario won’t phase out natural gas for home heating: Wynne appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Canadian Press | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Mega dam on Congo river to produce electricity equal to 20 large nuclear power stations, but critics say it will displace 60,000 people and wreck the ecosystemThe largest dam in the world is set to begin construction within months and could be generating...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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China’s new food guidelines could put a huge dent in global emissions.
From: Grist | By: Nathanael Johnson | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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For my own needs I write fantasy. But at this time I am not sure what genre it is. Base of that world is probably classic fantasy, because there are: unicorns dragons gods magic lycanthrops other extremely powerful beings But I also placed there some...
From: Writers Stack Exchange | By: Václav | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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A far more sustainable and accessible form of solar energy is using it directly as heat, and GoSol is moving this rather simple technology forward by leaps and bounds....
From: TreeHugger | By: Derek Markham | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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In a bid to reduce the carbon footprint and charging costs of its EVs and plug-in hybrids, as well as to bring a fully integrated solar energy system to homes as part of its 360° ELECTRIC portfolio for BMW i Home and Public Charging Services, BMW South...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Derek Markham | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Public transportation offers a sustainable alternative to masses of individual automobiles, yet many systems still run on unsustainable power sources. With around 2.2 million people riding the Metro de Santiago every day, Chile requires a great deal...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lacy Cooke | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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by Charles Mudede Renton would like some of this action... Charles MudedeRenton Wants More Public Transportation: The city of Renton, which has almost 100,000 humans, and which is more diverse than Seattle (it's close to being majority minority—meaning,...
From: The Stranger | By: Charles Mudede | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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That’s why he’s not so into wind energy.
From: Grist | By: Clayton Aldern | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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From Alfa and AMG to Nissan and More The post The Motor Trend Engine Hall of Fame appeared first on Motor Trend....
From: Motor Trend | By: Jason Cammisa | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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**Live from the Republicans' Self-Made Gehenna: David Roberts**: [Trump promises "complete American energy independence -- COMPLETE." That is utter nonsense](https://twitter.com/drvox/status/735915238319480832): "Trump energy speech about to begin......
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Solar power is literally everywhere, just not at night. But it's free to capture, if you have the means. Plenty of folks have been trying to capture enough solar energy to power cities or cars or whatever gadget you can think of, but sunlight just isn't...
From: Techdirt | By: Michael Ho | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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The 2016 WAVE Trophy electric vehicle rally will be beginning just a few weeks from now — on June 11th, in the German city of Bremerhaven — giving enthusiasts from around the world the opportunity to showcase their vehicles. The rally will see participants...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Ikea-style flat pack meets eco-friendly design and simple assembly in Zagbox, a line of containers for household objects designed to be beautiful, useful, and environmentally responsible. Zagbox is laser cut from sustainably grown wood and shipped flat,...
From: Inhabitat | Friday, May 27, 2016
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A new material is being developed that could change the way we look at—and through—solar power, windows, optical equipment and even automobiles......
From: Elephant Journal | By: Amanda Christmann | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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How can you cut home energy use while you're on vacation? Advice maven Umbra Fisk offers tips just in time for summer....
From: Grist | By: Ask Umbra® | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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This “Atoms for Peace”-era polyethylene suit shielded nuclear power plant workers from radiation exposure
From: IEEE Spectrum | By: Evan Ackerman | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Several countries are being ravaged by floods and drought.
From: Daily Nation Kenya | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Submitted by Lawrence Reichard on Fri, 05/27/2016 - 1:46pm Lawrence Reichard Michael Mariotte at the historic People's Climate March in New York City September 21, 2014. Photo courtesy Nuclear Information and Resource Service. Long-time anti-nuclear...
From: The Progressive | By: Progressive Web Editor | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Feelings run high between the Sanders and Clinton camps.
From: Business Insider | By: Eric Pianin | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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It happened to be one of the hottest days ever recorded in Rajasthan, with the mercury touching 123 degrees Fahrenheit. While most of the media followed Apple CEO Tim Cook's every move as he met India's business tycoons, political leaders and Bollywood...
From: Mashable | By: Rajat Agrawal | Friday, May 27, 2016
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“Can government really help drive innovation?” That might not be the sort of question you’d want to ask the crowd at a Donald Trump rally. But it was received with more optimism than sneers when a City of San Diego official posed the question Wednesday...
From: Xconomy | By: Bruce V. Bigelow | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Finance managers develop tools to avoid losses. The post Understanding Water Risks Drives Global Investors appeared first on Circle of Blue....
From: Circle of Blue WaterNews | By: Keith Schneider | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Donald Trump just loves coal and oil, they're just tremendous and terrific. YOOOGE.
From: Wonkette | By: Doktor Zoom | Friday, May 27, 2016
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