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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Peabody Energy released its quarterly results this week, managing to beat analysts' earnings estimate and painting a rosy outlook for the long term. But investors might still want to steer clear of this stock. This is because...
From: TheStreet | By: Sarfaraz A. Khan | Friday, July 25, 2014
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As Josh Harkinson noted this week, cows are the United States' single biggest source of methane—a potent gas that has 105 times the heat-trapping ability of carbon dioxide. That's one major reason why beef's greenhouse gas footprint is far higher than...
From: Mother Jones | By: Alex Park | Friday, July 25, 2014
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The League of Conservation Votersis buying ads in Denver to support an Environmental Protection Agency proposal that would require power plants to cut carbon emissions....
From: Denver Post | By: By Thad MooreThe Denver Post | Friday, July 25, 2014
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The VSB crew got together to talk about social media. As usual, it got epic.
From: Very Smart Brothas | By: VSB | Friday, July 25, 2014
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It turns out you actually can be more Catholic than the Pope.
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Joey Marquart from Edelman discusses the challenges facing businesses that want to reduce the energy, water and carbon footprints of their data centers....
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Iowa's GOP governor is "giving in" to utilities according to his Democratic rival, following the truly byzantine death of a federal solar grant.The post Iowa Governor Accused Of Passing Up $1 Million For New Solar appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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After being dropped into a New York City school as a savior, an elite teaching fellow learns what her students actually need....
From: The Atlantic | By: Florina Rodov | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Being dependent on the ocean is nothing new for Duindorp, a small town near the Hague in the Netherlands. Fishing has declined in recent years, but a new era of reliance on the ocean as a renewable source of heat has begun.The post This Town Is Using...
From: Climate Progress | By: Joanna M. Foster | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara (@pkollipara). To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Follow...
From: Washington Post | By: Puneet Kollipara | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Best selling author and off the grid living expert Rick Austin has been busy “herding cats” for several months in order to pull off perhaps the most hands-on self-reliance event ever hosted in the United States. Prepper Camp will be held the picturesque...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tara Dodrill | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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I recently met Steli Efti, founder of Close.io, in Palo Alto, and did a podcast episode with him.  Transcript and links below as per the usual. Sidenote: I listen to a lot of podcasts and have been using Marco Arment’s Overcast app recently to do...
From: Patrick McKenzie | By: Patrick | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Innovation, North Carolina style—at last. Ever since writing the original Xconomy business plan, I’ve been looking forward to the day when we began covering innovation in the Tar Heel state. Now, I am extremely happy to announce, that day has come....
From: Xconomy | By: Robert Buderi | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Sami Yassa, Senior Scientist, Director of NRDC’s Markets Initiative, San Francisco: Today the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) released its report: Lifecycle Impacts of Biomass in 2020. The report analyzes the carbon emissions produced...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Sami Yassa | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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I am in a weird phase of my life where I want to change some things. I have always been a rather antisocial person and for the first time ever I am dying to get out and be social. I am also wondering where I will end up and what my goals in life truly...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Chelsaroo650 | Friday, July 25, 2014
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My friend Cathy once paid £9 for a small bag of green beans from an organic deli because she ‘wanted to support local businesses’. But this shop, in trendy Crouch… Continue readingThe post The snobbery of farmers’ markets makes me want to run...
From: Spectator | By: Julie Bindel | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Germans have a pretty high opinion of themselves when it comes to environmental stewardship, according to a recent TIME poll, but their pride might be a little premature. From among six large countries surveyed in a recent TIME poll, only Germany sees...
From: Time | By: Denver Nicks | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Australia last week became "the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions." The country's carbon tax, which has been a passionate political topic there for more almost a decade, was finally instituted...
From: Media Matters | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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(Reuters) – Southern Co, one of the biggest U.S. power companies, said it hopes to announce plans by the end of the year to build more nuclear reactors, a spokesman said late Wednesday. That makes Southern the first company to pursue new reactors since...
From: The Raw Story | By: Reuters | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Despite setbacks, analysts predict that wind will soon generate over 7 percent of the world's electricity...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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I had dinner with a friend the other night who makes a fine living investing in Silicon Valley start-ups. It’s his passion to follow online innovation, so I threw out a hypothetical to him: “Say you had to set up a website/blog/online store today…how...
From: It's the Tribes Stupid | By: Shawn Coyne | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Roughly 600 Chicago buildings were flooded by sewage last year as increased rainfall from climate change overwhelms the city's aging waste water infrastructure.The post Storms, Sewage, And Maggots: Climate Change Comes To Chicago appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Parker Women’s Cassidy Halter-Ruffled Dress $264 Jessica Simpson Women’s Sleeveless Halter Maxi with Hem Detail $148 $100.64 BCBGMAXAZRIA Women’s Alondra V-Neck Gathered Dress $198 Sangria Women’s Halter Flounce Hem Solid Dress $49.99 $22.14...
From: Ma Petite Chou | By: Ma Petite Chou | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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This quick and easy project will have your tablescape looking chic in no time!The post 5-Minute DIY Monogrammed Vase Even a Newbie Could Do appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Liz Stanley | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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This story originally appeared on Grist and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Citizens trying to stop the piping of tar-sands oil through their community wore blue "Clear Skies" shirts at a city council meeting in South Portland,...
From: Mother Jones | By: Roger Drouin | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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I have a houseplant that I love, but I have no idea what it is. It's a hearty, lovely little guy, and contrary to the post's title doesn't ever flower. I want more of it! Or at least want to know what it is. Gallery of images on imgur. Thank you, internet...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: twooster | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Just like the rest of the Internet, Yelp is not immune to idiots who pepper their “reviews” with boorish, sexist statements that are probably intended to be funny. Most businesses would simply ignore this sort of non-feedback, but a restaurant in...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Super-Fun-Pak Comix, feat. Vampire Hunter, Zombie Slayer & more! Initial claims for unemployment compensation fall to eight-year low: The Labor Department reported Thursday that seasonally adjusted initial applications...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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A $19.5 million carbon capture pilot unit will soon be located at Kentucky Utilities Company’s E.W. Brown Generating Station, near Harrodsburg. The project, which will be Kentucky’s first megawatt-scale carbon capture pilot unit at an operating power...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept into office in May on a message of aspiration, and a reputation for action. The post India’s Faltering Energy Production, Damaged Water Resources, Demand Modi’s Close Attention appeared first on Circle...
From: Circle of Blue WaterNews | By: Keith Schneider | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Two years ago, we tried to reunite a Kindle left behind on a plane with its owner, and we didn’t succeed. The reader who found it didn’t trust the airport lost and found, and Amazon wasn’t any help. Even though Amazon knows full well who each Kindle...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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From ancient times, the collection of honey and poppy in Russia began on the same day - August 14 (which happens to be my birthday!), the day of the First Savior, first day of the harvest season. This day was celebrated with honey cakes, pancakes with...
From: Recipezaar | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Solar industry says contracts for difference budget represents a large reduction in the support they receiveA ceiling of £200m a year will be placed on subsidies to some of the major forms of renewable energy from this autumn, affecting the funding...
From: The Guardian | By: Fiona Harvey | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Need: (1) QUICK ideas on bridal shower decorations and games, (2) direction on where to find said decorations and games (and flowers and baked goods) in Boston and/or (3) a Boston-area event planner who could do the work of finding decorations and decorate...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: anthropoid | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback expressed support for gradually phasing out the state's Renewable Energy Standard on Wednesday before a spokesperson clarified he meant something else. The post Kansas Governor Suggests Phasing Out Renewable Standard, Then Backpedals...
From: Climate Progress | By: Ari Phillips | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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If you were looking to Barbie to be a more realistic representation of a woman enjoying the outdoors, then why not simply take your kids outdoors?
From: Babble | By: Meredith Carroll | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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With this year’s Comic-Con feeling relatively light on huge tent pole movies compared with recent years, Hollywood observers wondered in the run-up to […]...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Josh Rottenberg | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Although she announced to the world she was pregnant after five months, Tila Tequila has posted a baby bump photo of herself at 24 weeks! The mom-to-be wrote a lengthy… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Francesca Bacardi - Evening Editor | Friday, July 25, 2014
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From a fold-over clutch to statement earrings, there's a DIY here for everyone!The post 7 Stylish Accessories You Can Make for Under $10 appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Jaime Morrison Curtis | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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It’s easy enough to turn yourself into a virtual celebrity, complete with fame and mansions—but it will likely cost you....
From: Miller McCune | By: Kyle Chayka | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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At the end of the day it shouldn't and doesn't matter if I get back to my pre-pregnancy weight or if I can buckle my belt tighter. It's about how I feel and the quality of life I can build for myself. The post Losing Weight Without Losing a Pound: What...
From: Babble | By: Andrea Howe | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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From dusty back roads to a down-home celebration, the simple charm of a country wedding can be beautiful.The post The Simple Charm of A Country Wedding appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Chaunie Brusie | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Seals have far surpassed Americans in their support for offshore wind energy: The scientists observed eleven harbor seals outfitted with GPS tracking tags in the North Sea frequenting two active wind farms, Alpha Ventus in Germany and Sheringham Shoal...
From: Lawyers Guns and Money | By: Erik Loomis | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Seeing all your friends tag themselves in fun and exciting pictures and getting festival envy? Don’t worry, as some of the best festivals of the UK are still to come […]
From: My Fashion Life | By: Maria Pierides | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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This modern cabin was built in Victoria, AU’s Central Highlands region built by Paul Morgan Architects. It is called Trunk House, due to the fact that its structural framework is made of tree forks, which is a part of the tree usually discarded by...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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We’re still pretty shocked about her seemingly abrupt wedding to Jean Bernard Fernandez-Versini, but one thing that will never fail to shock us is how well Cheryl Cole can walk […]
From: My Fashion Life | By: Maria Pierides | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Supporters say the wind farm experiment is essential if states want to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and meet new federal rules on carbon emissions....
From: New York Times | By: MATTHEW L. WALD | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Strengthening community forest rights is an essential strategy to reduce billions of tonnes of carbon emissions, making it an effective way for governments to meet climate goals, safeguard forests and protect the livelihoods of their citizens, according...
From: PhysOrg | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Welcome to Vol. 4 of the Media Guy Mailbag. This is where I respond to reader feedback and happily answer your questions about media, marketing, pop culture, kittens, kitchen remodeling on a budget -- anything! So send me an email with "Media Guy Mailbag"...
From: Ad Age | By: Simon Dumenco | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Or usually judgmental cartoon characters, Batman. Stop encouraging this.
From: Geekosystem | By: Rebecca Pahle | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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