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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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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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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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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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From: Politico | By: Peter Sterne | 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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The brash businessman nicknamed 'Mr. Wonderful' is tops in the polls to lead the Conservative Party of Canada. But why would he want to? The post The Conservative Party’s Kevin O’Leary factor appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Jonathon Gatehouse | Thursday, May 26, 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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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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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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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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Two years ago I moved to Edmonton, Canada. Edmonton is the capital of the province of Alberta and, accurate or not, has a reputation for being cold and bleak, a city filled with oilfield workers, its coffers filled from deep oil wells. It was an abrupt...
From: Earth911 | By: Madeleine Somerville | Friday, May 27, 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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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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That’s why he’s not so into wind energy.
From: Grist | By: Clayton Aldern | 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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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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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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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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Julie Brogan’s three grandchildren—frequent visitors to her lakeside house in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin—can often be found playing on the crushed slate in the courtyard or romping in a corridor that has come to be known as the “galloping hall.”...
From: Dwell | By: Dora Sapunar | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Venezuela can't afford to give energy deals anymore.
From: Business Insider | By: Nick Cunningham | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth,” online movie service Vudu is making the Oscar-winning documentary available to own for free today. “I am Al Gore. I used to be the next President of the United States.”...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeremy Fuster | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Until the country has a government that can build a sustainable economic system, its misery will only deepen...
From: Time | By: Ian Bremmer | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Michael Zenner, has said Germany-Nigeria Solar Power project at the University of Ibadan will commence this year. The post University of Ibadan to run on solar power soon — Envoy appeared first on Vanguard News....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | 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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Despite low oil prices, the clean-energy sector keeps on growing, and it now employs 8.1 million people worldwide.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The key is battery storage.
From: Grist | By: Laurie Mazur | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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This is a re-post from Carbon Brief To limit climate change to “well below 2C”, as nationsagreed to do in Paris last December, modelling shows it is likely that removing carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere later on this century will be...
From: Skeptical Science | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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The house in Western Australia addresses two main concerns: environmental sustainability and aging in place.  When building a house for a client who was about to retire, Mountford Architects of Perth, Australia, decided to look ahead. But it wasn't...
From: Dwell | By: heathercorcoran | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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 Joe Romm at ThinkProgress pokes holes in Bill Gates’ energy take in Bill Gates And Exxon Now Share The Same Climate Policy. They’re Wrong:  There was some bad news for billionaire Bill Gates at Exxon’s shareholder meeting Wednesday. Exxon...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Back in January, 26 states asked the Supreme Court to put a halt to the EPA’s new “Clean Power” Plan based on the extraordinary cost it imposed on states, stress to the power grid and a variety of other factors. The Court agreed to that request,...
From: Free Republic | By: hotair.com | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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BHP wants to up production to meet the green energy demand, since windmills and solar panels use an inordinate amount … The post BHP Billiton Forecasts a Copper Deficit by 2023, Due to Renewables appeared first on Trading with The Fly....
From: iBankCoin | By: Dr. Fly | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. — Ok. Well. Here we go. Solar and wind are already cheaper in some markets than coal and they are just getting started. Even in a place like New Zealand, with maximum hostility toward solar, the...
From: Cryptogon | By: Kevin | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Can clean energy replace fossil fuels? It's already happening. The truth is, just as computers replaced typewriters and cellphones replaced landlines, modern clean energy will replace outdated fossil fuels. It's just a matter of how quickly. And that's...
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Michael Brune | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The state's forestry agency says it has half of all the land needed to hit Ireland's renewable energy targets by 2020.
From: Irish Independent | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Despite the explosive growth of solar power over the past few years, Robert Rapier argues that it's still very early in the story of solar power.
From: R-Squared Energy Blog | By: Robert Rapier | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The obvious challenge with renewable energy sources like solar and wind is: what do you do when the sun isn't shining or the wind isn't blowing? Solar and wind generators don't tend to produce electricity in convenient amounts whenever we want, leading...
From: Techdirt | By: Michael Ho | Friday, May 27, 2016
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A 195-year-old discovery is behind a new system that will save vehicles hundreds of litres of fuel and reduce their carbon emissions by as much as 1,000 tonnes per year.
From: PhysOrg | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Major oil companies are anything but consistent on the biggest challenge of our time.
From: Grist | By: Katie Herzog | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Old houses are a mixed blessing, though. Drafty windows, inefficient insulation, and so many other factors make conscious living to
From: Elephant Journal | By: Amanda Christmann | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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With a nod toward a traditional barn house, Hupomone Ranch is clad with a peaked two story glass façade, which floods the interior with light while showcasing the rolling hills of the family’s property. On the ground floor, an open plan living room...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lori Zimmer | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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That is what Trump’s energy policy would look like should he be elected president. The post On Climate, Trump Promises To Let The World Burn appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Emily Atkin | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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He will not play well with other on the world stage. Or anywhere else. The comments deepen the contrast between the New York billionaire and his Democratic rivals for the White House, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, who both advocate a sharp turn...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Michael Zenner, has said Germany-Nigeria Solar Power project at the University of Ibadan will commence this year. The post ‘University of Ibadan to run on solar power soon’ appeared first on Vanguard News....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: johnabayomi2 | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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