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3 million people flocked to Ello within 2 months. How many sites do you know that grew that fast? Paul Budnitz says that's because... The post Facebook won, right? Then why are so many joining Ello? – with Paul Budnitz appeared first on Mixergy....
From: Mixergy | By: Andrew Warner | Monday, November 24, 2014
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In the Americas, three nations prevail as leading consumers and producers of beef: the United States, Brazil, and Argentina. From burgers to filet mignon, beef is often considered a staple food, even a delicacy. Its consumption is deeply ingrained in...
From: Truthout | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Congress can while away the hours debating over EPA regulations. It seems to be the plan of some congresspeople who would rather see a broken government than a useful one. However, they should note that a strong majority of Americans support strict limits...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Cynthia Shahan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The cost of electricity from wind and solar power plants has plummeted, making it in some places cheaper than coal or natural gas....
From: New York Times | By: DIANE CARDWELL | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is simply another step in the transition to cleaner energy....
From: New York Times | By: RALPH CAVANAGH | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Letters to the Editor for Nov. 17, 2014 weekly magazine:Barnshaw: Increasing the amount of renewable energy will push down the price.Aeschbach: We must work toward creating a secular Israel where all religious and nonreligious people have equal rights....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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What a new report on theology and global warming means for public policy...
From: The Atlantic | By: Emma Green | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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LISBON -- Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday. Socrates, who was Portugal's prime minister...
From: TheStreet | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Historic. Such is the ubiquitous description of the climate agreement recently announced in Beijing between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in which China promised for the first time to cap carbon emissions....
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Charles Krauthammer | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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China needs to hit its "peak coal" use by 2020 if it is to fulfil its commitment to end growth in climate-warming carbon emissions by the end of the next decade.
From: China.org.cn | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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International talks in Paris in 2015 could see the world’s nations agree to limit global warming to a rise of 2C. Actually achieving that target will require huge commitments – not least by developed nations Every year, carbon emissions from cars,...
From: The Guardian | By: Robin McKie, science editor | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Our annual, unapologetically subjective list includes everyone from rappers and corporate predators to chefs and non-profit paragonsThe post The Maclean’s Power List: The 50 most important people in Canada appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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From: Cafe Hayek | By: Don Boudreaux | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Filed under: Biodiesel, Emerging Technologies, Ethanol, Pontiac, Videos When sewage is treated at a wastewater treatment facility, biosolids are the byproduct. After being separated from the water, biosolids are usually sent to a landfill or incinerated....
From: Autoblog Green | By: John Beltz Snyder | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Some people call it "renewable energy" but I prefer to call it "alternative energy" because that's what it really is: an alternative to energy that actually works (eg nuclear and anything made from wonderful, energy-rich fossil fuel.) Now a pair of top...
From: Free Republic | By: breitbart | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Earlier this fall SolarCity announced it would build a massive photovoltaic solar panel factory in Buffalo. Could this help drive the city's resurgence?
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Lobbying firm, advocacy organization did much of the work.
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Nicholas Kusnetz | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Energy lobbying firm worked through industry-funded advocacy group to provide research and resources
From: Time | By: ryantbeckwith | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The low gas prices in US and push towards renewable energy in the Europe have slowed down nuclear power in these regions, MIS said in a statement.
From: The Economic Times | Monday, November 24, 2014
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -Sewage in Ethiopia's capital could soon be turned into cylinders of compressed biogas as part of an effort to clean up the city, cut climate-changing emissions and find new sources of clean energy.
From: All Africa | Monday, November 24, 2014
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A recent poll found that 77 percent of white evangelical Protestants attributed recent natural disasters to biblical "end times" and just 49 percent pointed to climate change.The post Most Evangelicals Believe Natural Disasters Are The Apocalypse, Not...
From: Climate Progress | By: Ryan Koronowski | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Barcelona -Global investment in tackling climate change fell for a second year in 2013 to $331 billion, largely due to a drop in the cost of solar power technology, according to an annual report on climate finance.
From: All Africa | Monday, November 24, 2014
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(For the youth of today, here is the reference.) I see Americans for Tax Reform is against reappointment of Doug Elmendorf as CBO head. It is a remarkable document, insofar as it is so full of factual errors that the head spins. Montgomery at WaPo provides...
From: Econbrowser | By: Menzie Chinn | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Tonight’s musical interlude is by a charming and talented Irish soul singer – and no, that’s not an oxymoron – named Hozier. Courtesy of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts. In other news...
From: Firedoglake | By: Phoenix Woman | Monday, November 24, 2014
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With China at an economic and environmental crossroad, cooperation on climate and clean energy with the US can yield significant social and economic rewards for both countries.
From: China.org.cn | By: By Felipe Calderon and Andrew Steer | Monday, November 24, 2014
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From: Power Line | By: John Hinderaker | Monday, November 24, 2014
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TOP GOOGLE ENGINEERS: Renewable Energy Simply Won’t Work. Two highly qualified Google engineers who have spent years studying and trying to improve renewable energy technology have stated quite bluntly that renewables will never permit the human race...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) has confirmed Thailand will have to build more coal-fired power plants to meet its energy needs since future supplies of natural gas are uncertain and renewable energy is expensive.
From: Bangkok Post | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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World Bank will only fund coal projects in cases of ‘extreme need’ due to the risk climate change poses to ending world poverty, says Jim Yong Kim The World Bank will invest heavily in clean energy and only fund coal projects in “circumstances...
From: The Guardian | By: John Vidal | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Acid maps reveal worst of climate change Buffalo mega snowstorm tied to climate change? China will place a limit on coal use in 2020 Climate change investment falls for second year in 2013 Fossil-fueled Republicanism  House Republicans just passed a...
From: Skeptical Science | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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General Electric believes wind power can increasingly compete with gas and coal, but tax changes could turn 2015 into a bad year....
From: The Motley Fool | By: Reuben Brewer, The Motley Fool | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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India has repeatedly expressed concern about the dangers of damming the Brahmaputra, one of the strongest Himalayan rivers, in upstream areas in Tibet.
From: Times of India | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Following up on last week's U.S.-China climate change agreement, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday he would invite leaders of Chinese and American cities to a summit in Los Angeles next year to kick-start efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions in both...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Julie Makinen | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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The UAE is taking seriously the transition to a greener economy by setting targets to increase the use of renewable energy, said a spokesperson for the United Nations Development Programme.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Not all solar panels are created equally and knowing what makes them different can make you a better buyer of solar energy....
From: The Motley Fool | By: Travis Hoium, The Motley Fool | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The UK's coastlines, incredibly, now have more offshore wind turbines than the rest of the world put together, according to a government report. Now another £21 billion investment is planned in the sector.  The report, "UK Offshore Wind: Opportunities...
From: Business Insider | By: Joshua Barrie | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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BETO high-level schedule. Click to enlarge. The US Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BTO) has updated its Multi-Year Program Plan (MYPP), which delineates the goals and structure of the office. BTO is one of the 10 technology...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Private sector power companies in India seem to have realised the business case behind the fuel cost advantage of renewable energy projects over conventional power projects and are now looking to expand their renewable energy portfolios. The second-largest...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Beijing: Hard on the heels of last week’s historic US-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change, in which China pledged for the first time to cap its CO2 emission by 2030, China’s...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Barbara Finamore | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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State governments across India are implementing highly ambitious plans to rapidly expand solar power generation capacity. While a few are roping in private sector companies, most are opting for large government-owned companies with proven track records...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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While we have reported recently that India has hiked its solar power capacity target by five times and seeks to install 100 GW capacity by 2022, we’ll now consider some of the aspects of this enormous target. India’s recently announced target to...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Smiti Mittal | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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NORFOLK The board of the Southeastern Tidewater Opportunity Project has worked to overcome bad news.
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Solar energy easy...
From: Orlando Sentinel | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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It isn’t even really winter yet and I received my first 2015 seed catalog in the mail. I’m used to …Continue reading →...
From: So Many Books | By: Stefanie | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Make sure your little artist is using safe craft supplies.The post Are Toxins Hiding in Your Child’s Art Supplies? appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Healthy Child Healthy World | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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A recent study concludes that the problem of mineral availability for renewable energy technologies is not critical if we choose the right technologies and we are careful to recycle the materials used as much as possible....
From: Energy Bulletin | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Climate scientist Chris Rapley and his co-author of the acclaimed play 2071 explain why the 2015 Paris climate summit cannot be allowed to fail – for all our sakes• Graphic: consequences of climate change• Six steps world leaders must agree to...
From: The Guardian | By: Chris Rapley and Duncan Macmillan | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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All that hot air over the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline doesn't mean beans to US Marines: they want more portable solar power for the war of the future Keystone, Schmeystone: US Marines Want More Portable Solar Power To Fight The War Of The Future was...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Tina Casey | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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A research effort by Google corporation to make renewable energy viable has been a complete failure, according to the scientists who led the programme. After 4 years of effort, their conclusion is that renewable energy “simply won’t work”. “At...
From: Free Republic | By: Watts Up With That | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Leveraging waste heat is a model for making any energy production more efficient. In the TalkSolar podcast below, I interview Phil Brennan, I his company’s technology fits in with the solar equation and the DOE project that is exploring waste...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Beth Bond | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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