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Swiss pilot breaks record for longest non-stop solo flight on the most daunting leg of its round-the-world journey.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Why stores and offices are so over-airconditioned....
From: New York Times | By: KATE MURPHY | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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The solar-powered plane is now at an altitude of about 500m as it waits for the sun to rise before its scheduled landing in Hawaii at 8pm UAE time.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Friday, July 3, 2015
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  The Comfort Inn & Suites, located in Revere, Massachusetts, appears as a classic airport hotel. Shuttles line the front entrance, and travelers come and go in a hurry. The lobby is comfortable and relaxed, and employees greet guests with warm,...
From: Blast | By: Sarah Kai Schwarz | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The solar-powered plane has covered more than 8,000km across the Pacific from Japan, and is set to land in Hawaii at 8pm UAE time.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Nowadays it seems as if the Left is politicizing everything with a plethora of new taboos. The latest item on their taboo list is your Fourth of July picnic, specifically hot dogs and hamburgers. As you gather with family and friends to munch on those...
From: Free Republic | By: NewsBusters | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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A solar-powered plane landed at a small airport outside Honolulu after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan....
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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The benefits and risks of being tied to rooftop solar.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Giuliana Battisti | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Disposing of dead bodies is usually not a funny topic for anyone -- except for maybe Monty Python. But until we figure out how to cheat death, we're going to need to deal with corpses. Burying the dead six feet under might not be practical in some places,...
From: Techdirt | By: Michael Ho | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The notion that technology can be good for the environment may be a hard pill to swallow for some. And perhaps not without reason; after all, we've all seen the images of computer monitors piled up in landfills. But the truth of the matter is that technology...
From: Earth911 | By: Earth911 | Friday, July 3, 2015
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John Hinderaker
From: Power Line | By: John Hinderaker | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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London startup tailors smaller, cheaper battery for UK households to use more of their own generated solar energy When Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, took to the stage in California in April to launch a solar battery for the home, the audience...
From: The Guardian | By: Shane Hickey | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Originally published on 1Sun4All. MORE BREAKING NEWS from Solar Impulse 2 (Si2): I feel exhilarated by this extraordinary journey. I have climbed the equivalent altitude of Mount Everest five times without much rest. The team at the Mission Control...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Amber Archangel | Friday, July 3, 2015
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A total of 1,437 submissions and nominations were handed over when entries to next year’s awards closed on Tuesday.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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NICE, France: A major pilot project by Europe's largest power network operator to integrate power from rooftop solar panels into the grid has shown that battery storage of renewable energy is not yet economically viable in Europe.
From: The Star Malaysia | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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NICE, France (Reuters) - A major pilot project by Europe's largest power network operator to integrate power from rooftop solar panels into the grid has shown that battery storage of renewable energy is not yet economically viable in Europe....
From: Reuters | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Wind turbines can't compete with fossil-fuel power plants unless we factor in the needs of both investors and environment, says policy expert Michael Grubb...
From: New Scientist | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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A Canadian based Science company; NH3 in collaboration with Nigeria Renewable Energy and Real Estate firm; Traveri Group, has said it would access 185 billion euros European Union Fund for renewable energy projects in Enugu and Nasarawa States. The post...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Two young men performed their songs on acoustic guitars in Spanish while the rally chanted along in front of St. Basil Catholic Church in Los Angeles. Even though not everyone in the crowd of around 30 people knew Spanish, the message transcended language:...
From: Truthout | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The Solar Impulse 2 plane set the new distance and duration records when it flew 5,663 kilometers in 80 hours -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...
From: Scientific American | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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In this community, parenting actually does take a village. The post Welcome to the Commune Where 100 Adults Raise 17 Kids appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Beth Greenfield | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Chinese authorities have closed some polluting factories in the region, stepped up law enforcement of polluting industries and limited carbon emissions.
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Pushing forward on its lofty climate goals for the year 2020, Germany announced Thursday that it plans to shut down some polluting coal-fired plants across the country. The plants, which supply electricity to the grid, will be shut down in order to cut...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lori Zimmer | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Last month I bought an old fixer-upper for $15,000 in Cincinnati. It was originally offered at $17,000, but I got the sellers down a bit. The place is a complete disaster. All the copper pipes and wires have been stripped out of the building. It hasn’t...
From: New Geography | By: John Sanphillippo | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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It's the largest investment by United in alternative jet fuels, but it is not the first. The post United Airlines Just Invested Millions In Turning Household Garbage Into Jet Fuel appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Ari Phillips | Friday, July 3, 2015
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An emptied golf course is going sunny-side up. Kyocera kicked off July with its announcement that "Abandoned Golf Course in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan to be Repurposed with 23-Megawatt Solar Power Plant from Kyocera TCL Solar LLC."
From: PhysOrg | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Mayor Jon Mitchell, Other Leaders to Mark Monday Arrival of First Cargo Ship to Use New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal  Large freighter delivering wind turbine components expected to arrive in port timed with Monday event  City of New Bedford, a...
From: My Backyard News | By: editor | Friday, July 3, 2015
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A record-breaking flight using electricity produced from the sun is showcasing what is possible using clean technology.
From: Al Jazeera English | By: Editor | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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George Osborne to abolish coalition's green tax target as customers face paying £1.5billion more through their bills to subsidise wind farms, solar panels and biomas plants...
From: Telegraph | By: Tim Ross | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Business-as-usual carbon emissions would cause global warming that brings serious ocean acidification, death of corals and mangroves, scientists sayTime is rapidly running out for the world’s oceans and the creatures that live in them as the Earth’s...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Friday, July 3, 2015
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According to the U.S. EPA, a plug-in hybrid like a Ford Fusion Energi can save 7,000 pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) tailpipe emissions per year compared to a 26-mpg non-hybrid Fusion, or enough to plant 81 trees. This is based on 15,000 annual miles,...
From: HybridCars.com | By: Jeff Cobb | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The Hollywood actress said she's not waiting for Obama's ruling on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline construction; she's marching Sunday in Toronto for renewable energy. read more...
From: Hollywood Reporter | By: Etan Vlessing | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Originally published on Cost of Solar. A partnership between a San Diego real estate firm and the largest nonprofit solar installer in the U.S. is gearing up for the launch of a program that could help cut housing costs for local veterans and active...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Important Media Cross-Post | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Heir to the throne calls for end to ‘business as usual’ approach that does nothing to avert catastrophic global warming – and praises Guardian’s climate campaignPrince Charles has said that “profound changes” to the global economic system...
From: The Guardian | By: Damian Carrington | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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A new paper just published in Science summarizes the projected impacts of climate change on the world’s oceans, and consequently on humans and our economy. The study concludes that global warming beyond the international limit of 2°C above pre-industrial...
From: Skeptical Science | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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It’s the weekend! Time for another big solar energy, wind energy, energy efficiency, climate, etc, link drop. Enjoy! Solar Solar Power Pros And Cons: Is Solar Power Worth It? World Economy Decoupled From Emissions Thanks In Part To Solar Will There...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Author: H. Jesse Smith
From: Science Magazine | By: H. Jesse Smith | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The ocean moderates anthropogenic climate change at the cost of profound alterations of its physics, chemistry, ecology, and services. Here, we evaluate and compare the risks of impacts on marine and coastal ecosystems—and the goods and services they...
From: Science Magazine | By: J.-P. Gattuso | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The move is part of the French beauty giant’s Sharing Beauty With All sustainability program.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Jennifer Weil | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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City links: Blueprints for a neighbourhood of tree houses and smiley-face signals to reduce road rage feature in this week’s best city storiesThis week’s best city stories from around the web imagine urban neighbourhoods of tree-like houses, explain...
From: The Guardian | By: Francesca Perry | Friday, July 3, 2015
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India is the world's third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide, which causes climate change. The post India Says It Won’t Set Date For Reducing Total Carbon Emissions appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Emily Atkin | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Apparently carbon footprint taxes and wealth redistribution are not enough, we must adopt progressive social engineering of the planet “Give me your tired, your poor, 
 Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, 
 The wretched refuse...
From: Free Republic | By: Canada Free Press | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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OKLAHOMA SUES TO BLOCK OBAMA’S CLEAN POWER PLAN: Oklahoma filed a lawsuit yesterday afternoon in the Northern District of Oklahoma, challenging the EPA’s overreaching “Clean Power Plan,” a unilateral, executive branch global warming climate...
From: Instapundit | By: Elizabeth Price Foley | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The announcement was met with mixed reaction, as environmental groups had hoped for a carbon tax on coal-fired power plants. The post Germany Will Phase Out Large Coal Plants To Meet Ambitious 2020 Climate Target appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Ari Phillips | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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(REUTERS)- A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun’s energy landed in Hawaii on Friday, after a record-breaking five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. The Solar Impulse...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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The Philippines is set to be the home to South-East Asia’s largest solar photovoltaic power plant. Real estate developer Gregorio Araneta recently announced that it will set up a 100 MW solar PV power plant in the Philippines after the successful implementation...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Smiti Mittal | Friday, July 3, 2015
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There is a growing feeling that the UAE is coming of age regarding renewables with the expansion of clean-energy projects, its funding of renewable projects abroad and the fact that the Emirates have the lowest solar-energy prices in the world.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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The Republic of Korea (South Korea) is one of the 44 countries that have submitted emissions pledges to the official United Nations INDC list. South Korea is one of the fastest growing emitters in the developed world and is in the top 10 (#7, in April)...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Sandy Dechert | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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