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Today most people are health conscious and wish to stay fit and slim throughout life. So they maintain a fitness regime and adhere to a balanced diet that keeps them away from diseases like obesity and diabetes. Fats are required to enhance energy levels...
From: Tartelette | By: my-tartelette | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Banks looking into trends in renewable energy investment like what they see -- for reasons that have almost nothing to do with the, you know, planet....
From: Grist | By: Heather Smith | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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When it comes to how green bike-sharing programs are, the focus should be their well-being impact, not their climate impact.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Raz Godelnik | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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by Dish Staff “Since Texas Monthly named me the nation’s first and only full-time barbecue editor in March 2013,” Daniel Vaughn sighs, “my health has been a topic of international discussion”: My job requires that I travel from one end of the...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dish Staff | Monday, September 1, 2014
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When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state’s powerful electricity corporations. Now, as the Republican-turned Democrat bids to return to the governor’s mansion, it may be payback...
From: The Raw Story | By: Reuters | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Joe Romm at Climate Progress writes Labor Day 2050: Global Warming And The Coming Collapse Of Labor Productivity: Global warming is projected to have a serious negative impact on labor productivity this century. Here is a look at what we know. In 2013,...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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China will gradually set up a mechanism for limiting its overall carbon emissions and accelerate development of a national carbon market, according to the country's chief climate change negotiator.
From: China.org.cn | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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A cost-benefit study conducted by a team of MIT researchers and published in the journal Nature Climate Change looked at three different climate intervention scenarios, taking into account the health care cost savings. What they saw was that in one scenario,...
From: Triple Pundit | By: RP Siegel | Monday, September 1, 2014
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We often hear people speaking about strict diets and low-calorie diets. But what is it that makes a food low in calories? Well, it is amount of fat that you consume is referred to as the calorie counts and the low the intake of fat, lower is the amount...
From: Tartelette | By: my-tartelette | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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That some of Al Gore’s global warming predictions turned out to be bogus is no longer much of a surprise. As far back as seven years ago, a British court ruled that Gore’s Oscar-winning environmentalist documentary film, An Inconvenient Truth, contained...
From: Commentary Magazine | By: Jonathan S. Tobin | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Traditional fashion schools are in the business of producing the runway stars of tomorrow. Top-ranking education centres such as Central Saint Martins (CSM) in London, Parsons The New School for Design in New York and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Monday, September 1, 2014
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President Obama is working to create a new international climate change accord that would get other nations to reduce their carbon emissions, but in a way that would not require the deal to be ratified by the Senate.
From: Free Republic | By: The Hill | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Aargh. One sick cat who needs a special diet for the rest of her life. Three other cats, too. I need practical tips for how to handle this.Okay, so I've got four cats who currently all eat the same dry food which is available 24/7. Now one needs a different...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: BlahLaLa | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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PK also portrays Roger Goodell as a fearless visionary for changing NFL policy on domestic violence despite extreme pressure to do so.
From: Kissing Suzy Kobler | By: Christmas Ape | Monday, September 1, 2014
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When someone says that you walk around with a cloud over your head, it typically isn’t a compliment. But having a cloud – or other shade-throwing device – over your head can actually protect you from the sun’s harsh rays. The Cumulus Parasol...
From: Dornob | By: Delana | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Moving into a rental house and the lawn is bare and weedy. I don't want to sink a lot of money in it, but I do want it to look better.These pictures are from a couple of years ago, in the spring. First. Second. The lawn still looks relatively the same...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: ohsnapdragon | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Estimates of the incremental emission effects of individual oil sands projects like the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline are sensitive to assumptions about the response of world markets and alternative transportation options. A recent Nature Climate Change...
From: Skeptical Science | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Global warming is projected to have a serious negative impact on labor productivity this century. Here is a look at what we know.The post Labor Day 2050: Global Warming And The Coming Collapse Of Labor Productivity appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Joe Romm | Monday, September 1, 2014
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The mountains of Alabama are small mountains—foothills, really—but they are mine like a sports team is mine—like a football game (which I have for so long been near but have not really, really seen) is mine—as in the phrase “We scored! We scored!”...
From: The Rumpus | By: J.M. Gamble | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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This week, the government of Chile holds a final vote on its first carbon taxation scheme, also the first in South America, a measure to make fossil fuel generators pay for emitting greenhouse gases. The Chile carbon tax is part of a larger program...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Sandy Dechert | Monday, September 1, 2014
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That's what her two dogs Ace and Penny said, anyway
From: Time | By: elizabethcbarber | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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by Dish Staff That’s Josie Glausiusz’s takeaway after reading a paper published earlier this year by Patricia Brennan, an evolutionary biologist who’s received federal funding for her research into the sexual anatomy of ducks: Brennan and her colleagues...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dish Staff | Monday, September 1, 2014
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My partner would like to try Phase 1 of the South Beach Diet for two weeks in order to jump-start losing 10-15 lbs. I typically cook in a Phase 2/Mediterranean diet style in general, so initially I figured this would be an easy enough task -- throw out...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: scody | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Happy Labor Day! If you have the day off, and want to show some appreciation for the people who got it for you, then find your closest striking workers and walk the picket line with them. But if you’re feeling a little less ambitious but don’t want...
From: The Raw Story | By: Katie Halper | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Happy Labor Day! Hope you are having a very relaxing, very fun day off. It’s super sad when summer ends, but this is the time to look back and remember the season we just experienced—and its music! OK! News: …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Kaitlin Menza | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Pretty cute, Carrie, pretty darn cute. Mama’s Song singer Carrie Underwood is expecting her first child with husband Mike Fisher , and the country crooner revealed the exciting news today (september 1st) via social media. Underwood, 31, shared this...
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Barbara DeFranco | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Not only was Kristen Wiig one of the highlights from the Emmy Awards red carpet last week (and there was a lot to choose from), she's actually one of our favorite style girls in general. I know sometimes it's easy to overlook because she's so crazy talented...
From: Glamour | Monday, September 1, 2014
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  Carrie Underwood is pregnant! The country singer, 31, and her hockey player husband Mike Fisher, 34, are expecting their first child, she announced on Instagram today. “In honor… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Gina Bacchiocchi | Monday, September 1, 2014
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  Carrie Underwood is pregnant! The country singer, 31, and her hockey player husband Mike Fisher, 34, are expecting their first child, she announced on Instagram today. “In honor of “Labor†Day, Ace & Penny would like...
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Gina Bacchiocchi | Monday, September 1, 2014
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This striking insect is a locust borer, a species of beetle native to North America.
From: TreeHugger | By: Margaret Badore | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Carrie Underwood is pregnant! The country star took to Twitter on Labor Day (how fitting!) to announce that she and her husband, Mike Fisher, are expecting their first child together! Carrie enlisted the help of her two dogs, Ace and Penny, who were...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Effie Orfanides | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Surfers have been battling with landowners over access to beaches on America’s West Coast for years, but NBC News reports that the highest profile case of the lot to date involves some hard line action from a surprising adversary – billionaire Democrat...
From: Inhabitat | By: Colin Payne | Monday, September 1, 2014
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If you have been looking for ways to cut down on your energy spending while contributing to salvaging the environment, the government has offered you an opportunity with its Feed-In tariffs (FIT) scheme. Subscribers of this scheme can be paid for the...
From: Green Prophet | By: Green Prophet | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Aging plants and competition from cheaper alternatives threaten the future of US nuclear power, the country's largest source of carbon-free electricity. Even with renewable energy, it will be exceedingly difficult to meet US climate change targets if...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, September 1, 2014
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Homer Never Working at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant & Begrudgingly Accept the Post (...)
From: The Big Lead | By: Mike Cardillo | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Finally! Carrie Underwood is pregnant! The country singer just announced the big news the cutest way ever. "In honor of "Labor" Day...Ace & Penny would like to make an announcement. Their parents couldn't be happier!" Carrie tweeted along with a...
From: Just So You Know | By: Ashley Rose | Monday, September 1, 2014
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With just a week to go until the Bachelor in Paradise Season Finale, fans are wondering if anyone finds love in Tulum. Remaining cast members must choose to continue their love story or breakup, something that will create plenty of drama, lots of tears...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Cheryl P | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Kia is partnering with Greenlots for charging of the Kia Soul EV. Click to enlarge. Greenlots, a global provider of open standards-based technology solutions for electric vehicle (EV) networks, is partnering with Kia Motors America (KMA) and ABB, a global......
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Former child star Lark Voorhies was spotted at the Hollywood Farmers Market over the weekend. See her candids inside.... Former "Saved By The Bell" star Lark Voorhies was spotted walking through the Hollywood Farmers Market yesterday. Now....let's...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Monday, September 1, 2014
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The recently introduced Roewe 550 plug-in is part of the eHi acquisition deal. Click to enlarge. eHi Car Services has entered into a strategic partnership with SAIC Motor, the largest automotive manufacturer in China and a Global Fortune 500 company.......
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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More than 12,500 clean energy and transportation jobs were announced in this year's second quarter (Q2 2014), more than double that of Q1, according to a report from Environmental Entrepreneurs released on the eve of the Labor Day weekend.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Andrew Burger | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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A welcome message from DeSmogBlog executive director Brendan DeMelle. We’re pleased to introduce DeSmog UK, a brand new investigative journalism and research outlet dedicated to clearing the PR pollution that clouds climate science and exposing the...
From: De-Smog Blog | By: Brendan DeMelle | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Considering renting a Tesla Model S next time you’re in the UK? Well, you might want to reconsider, based on the current going rate. Or maybe just deal with the high price and say that you’re doing it to reduce your carbon emissions, right? The price?...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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REUTERS - Financial products based on renewable energy and sustainable agriculture are emerging in Islamic finance as asset managers seek a crossover opportunity between ethical and sharia-compliant investing....
From: Solarplaza | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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By Alpha Strategist: (click to enlarge) Exhibit 1 Source: Yahoo Finance Giant Industrial Innovator Beats The Indices Honeywell (NYSE:HON) is one of the largest technology-based industrial and diversified companies in the world. It is an inventor and...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Alpha Strategist | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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SOLARSERVER - Independent Solar Power Producer (IPP) Sonnedix BV (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) announced the closing of financing for the construction and operation of two solar photovoltaic (PV) power stations totaling 4.5 megawatts (MW) of generating...
From: Solarplaza | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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SNT - The Abbot government in Australia supports its policy of 20% of all electricity from renewable sources but the hand-picked Warburton review panel is recommending either closing the Renewable Energy Tariff (RET) to new investment in wind and solar...
From: Solarplaza | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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RenewEconomy. Just months after being ordered to lift their game on distributed, grid-connected solar, Hawaii’s investor-owned electric companies have revealed plans to triple the amount of rooftop solar installed on the island state by 2030. Hawaiian...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Guest Contributor | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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by Bill McKibben A lot of us who care about climate change will be marching through the streets of New York. If you want information, it’s here. Several people have written in to ask me what good it does to march. Wouldn’t it be better to have a...
From: The Atlantic | By: Bill McKibben | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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General Electric’s proposed $13 billion takeover of Alstom (also called an "alliance") could create a supergroup of smart grid technology, if the marriage goes well. But like any giant corporate merger, there will be overlapping areas of expertise...
From: Greentech Media | By: Jeff St. John | Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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