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More AC means billions of tons of increased carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere
From: Salon.com | By: Lucas Davis, The Conversation | Friday, July 29, 2016
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Hillary Clinton officially accepted the Democratic Nomination for President Thursday night, but first, she got a shimmering endorsement from sitting President Barack Obama.  Here's what we loved about his speech at the DNC.... Hugs, laughs and more...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Friday, July 29, 2016
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Full video and transcript.
From: Business Insider | By: Emmanuel Ocbazghi | Friday, July 29, 2016
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For the record: Hillary Clinton's speaking remarks at the Democratic National Convention The post Hillary Clinton: ‘None of us can do it alone’ (transcript) appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Friday, July 29, 2016
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The big, historic moment.The post Hillary Clinton’s Speech at the DNC, and Why It Was Great appeared first on RedState....
From: Red State | Friday, July 29, 2016
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"I will not sleep at night with either of them elected," Jill Stein tells Salon about the Clinton-Trump battle
From: Salon.com | By: Sean Illing | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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These animated spirographs chart the state of our climate — and it’s not pretty.
From: Grist | By: Samantha Lee | Friday, July 29, 2016
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The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday declared that jet engine exhaust endangers public health by contributing to climate change, a key milestone as it works to develop regulations that will cut carbon emissions from commercial aircraft.Large...
From: GreenBiz | Friday, July 29, 2016
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Partners Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Sinogreenergy, a Taiwanese solar power platform, for over $200 million. The transaction is expected to be completed in the third quarter of this year.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Ma‘an reports: Israeli forces demolished the Bedouin village of al-Araqib in the Negev region of southern Israel for the 101st time on Wednesday morning. The demolition followed several weeks of Israeli bulldozers entering the community to level lands,...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Pilot Andre Borschberg believes that Solar Impulse 2’s historic global journey will inspire others to make innovative use of renewable energy.
From: Fox News | By: James Rogers | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Many climate hawk voters flocked to Bernie Sanders during the Democratic presidential primaries, drawn to the Vermont senator's call for a WWII-scale mobilization to save human civilization from catastrophic climate change. But where will Sanders supporters...
From: Inhabitat | By: Josh Marks | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The project could well be seen as a vote of confidence in Britain’s future, barely a month after it voted to leave the European Union.
From: New York Times | By: STANLEY REED | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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GE Renewable Energy has developed a new digital solution intended to increase hydropower plant efficiency using machine learning to pinpoint and monitor trouble spots. Announced this week, GE Renewable Energy launched its new digital intelligent Condition...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The total potential CO2 emissions from the total reserves of the world’s 200 largest publicly traded coal, oil, and gas reserve-owning companies now sits at over 460% of their carbon budget. This is the primary conclusion from the third annual report...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Even if people completely stopped converting tropical forests into farmland, the impacts of tropical deforestation would continue to be felt for many years to come. That's the conclusion of researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology...
From: PhysOrg | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The hottest land temperature ever may have been recorded last week.
From: The Atlantic | By: Robinson Meyer | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The Canadian Press unleashes its baloney meter on Brad Wall's threat to take Ottawa to court to protect Saskatchewan Crown corporations The post Can Brad Wall really challenge any federal carbon tax on Crown corps? appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The Sanders wing in Philadelphia has internalized opposition to free trade.
From: Politico | By: Isaac Arnsdorf | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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The Democratic vice-presidential candidate built a career around winning urban and suburban voters. Could this be what Hillary Clinton needs to offset Donald Trump’s rural support?
From: The Atlantic | By: Ronald Brownstein | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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What the President of the United States told the Democratic National Convention The post Obama to DNC: ‘We still have more work to do’ (transcript) appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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This solar-powered airplane by Solar Impulse has just completed its trip all the way around our lovely planet, which is quite an impressive feat! The only catch? It took the airplane a year and four months to make the journey.
From: Geekosystem | By: Maddy Myers | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Designing and building spinning fans hundreds of feet tall that stay sutured to the ocean floor in the face of currents and wicked winds has taken almost three years of work. The post The US Is Finally Getting Its First Offshore Wind Farm appeared first...
From: Wired | By: Brendan Cole | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Researchers in Finland have developed a unique method for printing solar cells with any image or text you can think of - like a photo of your loved ones or a special message. The technique uses photovoltaic ink and dye-sensitized solar cells to create...
From: Inhabitat | By: Cat DiStasio | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine rights body has set a deadline of 45 days for 47 global oil, mining and cement firms to answer a complaint that their carbon emissions caused human rights violations, in what rights advocates and green groups have called...
From: Reuters | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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NBC News: Tesla Opens Gigafactory to Expand Battery Production, Sales Tesla unveiled the Model 3 at the end of March. Within a week, more than 325,000 people had put down a $1,000 deposit to reserve the car. After seeing that level of demand, Tesla...
From: Greentech Media | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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I have a patch of the front yard which, for the last few years, we've let "go wild" in the middle-- it started when a patch of daisies bloomed there and our kindhearted lawnmower-guy habitually avoided them-- now as you see it's home to California poppies,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: The otter lady | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The first night in Philly was a celebration of progressive values, but Big Money still has a grip on the party
From: Salon.com | By: Bill Moyers and Michael Winship, BillMoyers.com | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The Supreme Court upheld FERC Order 745 in January 2016, certifying the legality of demand response and instigating opportunity -- and growing pains -- for participating resources. As demand response continues to evolve within the domain of distributed...
From: Greentech Media | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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This week, my colleague Varun Sivaram and I released a report through the MIT Energy Initiative on the past, present and future of cleantech venture capital. As we wrote in an op/ed in the Financial Times: In 2006, Silicon Valley began to bet big...
From: Greentech Media | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Bloomberg: Rockefeller Fund Takes First Green Stake in Pivot From Oil The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the foundation divesting from the fossil-fuel industry it helped create, took its first direct stake in a renewable energy company in a move meant to...
From: Greentech Media | Friday, July 29, 2016
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Recreating a plant's ability to use sunlight to turn carbon dioxide into fuel, something known as artificial photosynthesis, is one of the holy grails of green energy research. Researchers have now edged closer toward this dream technology, developing...
From: Gizmag | By: Nick Lavars | Friday, July 29, 2016
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In her convention speech, Hillary drew a clear contrast between her own views on climate change and those of Donald Trump....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Friday, July 29, 2016
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David Nakamura writes: The president gave a clear instructions to his team as they began envisioning this speech a month ago: It was not to be a valedictory for his White House tenure or a direct rebuttal to Republican nominee Donald Trump. Rather, the...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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This could be a great tool for reducing peak loads and storing solar power
From: TreeHugger | By: Lloyd Alter | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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The Evangelical Environmental Network wants to build non-partisan support for clean energy
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Urine beer – that’s right, beer made from urine – may soon be on the shelves of your favorite liquor store, if a Belgian university’s ambitious plan comes to fruition, People is reporting. While your gut reaction to the idea of urine beer may...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Aaron Homer | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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The atomic fallout in Chernobyl, Ukraine was one of the worst nuclear disasters in history and put around 2,600 square kilometers (around 1,000 square miles) of land out of commission. It’s been good for shitty horror films and for the wildlife that...
From: Gizmodo | By: Carli Velocci | Friday, July 29, 2016
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This new technique marries design and solar power.
From: TreeHugger | By: Megan Treacy | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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The ongoing fraud investigation into the nearly $7 billion Mississippi clean coal plant has sparked debate on whether carbon capture is a viable technology. But to lesser fanfare, other industrial efforts to keep carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere...
From: PhysOrg | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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People are increasingly migrating from rural to urban areas. By 2050, about 86 percent of people in developed countries and 64 percent of people in developing countries are expected to live in cities. Because cities will absorb future population growth,...
From: Read Write Web | By: Henrik Evensen | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA—At the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week, it seems a sticker is all it takes to keep you out of a room—at least the rooms brought to you by the fossil fuel industry. Collin Rees, a campaigner with the corporate...
From: In These Times | By: Kate Aronoff | Friday, July 29, 2016
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Jiobit’s new chip for tiny devices uses cloud-based machine learning in its quest to shrink wearables so much they become “invisibles.” Yahoo! explores the device-shrinking strategy of the Chicago-based startup, which has been operating in stealth...
From: Read Write Web | By: Donal Power | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Bloomberg has unveiled its fifth series of ‘Waste Not Want It’, a collection of new works commissioned in association with Arts Co, made almost entirely out of Bloomberg’s waste. This year, participating designers include Astrid Krogh, Laetitia...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Join us today at 5 PM Pacific Times for live coverage of the 47th Democratic National Convention.  Today’s comic by Matt Bors is The Outer Limits of Criticism: • Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. to be released to live with mom: John W....
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Florida Power & Light should retire its miles of cooling canals used to cool its Turkey Point nuclear power plant, and replace them with cooling towers that release less pollution into South Florida waterways and use less fresh water, a...
From: Miami Herald | By: Mary Ellen Klas | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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A new study reveals that China's coal use peaked in 2014, marking a "real turning point" in the fight against climate change. Economists at China's Tsinghua University and the London School of Economics said this peak is likely a permanent trend - which...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lacy Cooke | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Originally published on ilsr.org. Community Choice In most states, a city wanting to change its energy future has two options: beg its utility or form its own. But one state-level policy opens a third way for cities to have more choice over their energy...
From: CleanTechnica | By: John Farrell | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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 It used to be that only car companies could build cars. But this is the twenty-first century, when seemingly anyone can build a car or four, including a Chinese solar power company. Hanergy Holding Group, which manufactures thin-film solar panels,...
From: TechCrunch | By: Kristen Hall-Geisler | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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A new report published by the US Department of Energy has hinted at a 50% growth in the country’s already impressive hydropower sector. In a new report published this week by the US Department of Energy (DOE), entitled Hydropower Vision: A New Chapter...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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