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This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The article was reported by the Guardian's Suzanne Goldenberg, and the video was produced by Climate Desk's James West. The skies are...
From: Mother Jones | By: Suzanne Goldenberg and James West | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web....
From: Time | By: Mikko Takkunen | Monday, July 28, 2014
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People in Los Angeles and San Francisco often say that the initial links in a proposed north-south system would be "trains to nowhere." People from nowhere weigh in....
From: The Atlantic | By: James Fallows | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Fuel cycle analysis (FCA)—or “well-to-wheels analysis”—is a type lifecycle analysis (LCA) that examines fuel products and their supply chains, and that has greatly influenced climate-related research priorities and public policies for transportation...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Monday, July 28, 2014
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During a typical Fourth of July weekend, 1500 Esperanza St., a whitewashed deco warehouse in the Boyle Heights district of East Los Angeles, is deserted. But this year, a line snakes down the broken sidewalk out front and wraps around the bend of Union...
From: AdWeek | By: Robert Klara | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Inside the surreal recruitment process of a legendary club—or something like it—at New York University...
From: The Atlantic | By: ​Matt King | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Australia's repeal of a pioneering tax on carbon emissions deals a sharp blow to already struggling international efforts to coordinate on global warming, ahead of key climate-change talks next year.
From: Wall Street Journal | Monday, July 28, 2014
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How meaningful and trustworthy are seals of approval from the likes of Energy Star and Good Housekeeping? NPR's Arun Rath speaks with advertising expert Lucy Atkinson about their validity.
From: NPR | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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This singer-songwriter has been through hard times — but you wouldn't know it from his new album. It blossoms with inventive turns of phrase, quiet affection and a peculiar sweetness.
From: NPR | By: Jewly Hight | Monday, July 28, 2014
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When our 5-month-old kitten, Jasper, went into kidney failure a few years ago, letting him die wasn’t an option. We rushed him to our veterinarian, who drew his blood, X-rayed him, and cultured his urine. She told us he might have just a few days to...
From: Slate | By: David Grimm | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Garden peeps: any idea what this might be?A weed, likely, but I can't remember if I planted anything in this pot or not and I don't want to pull it out if it might be useful. If it helps, it's winter currently in New Zealand and the pot was standing...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: New England Cultist | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Being in your 20s means that you're still trying to figure life out. Sometimes the decisions we make during that important decade are less than fortunate. Luckily, there are plenty of things that we should be happy to miss out on while still young and...
From: TresSugar | By: Dear Wendy | Monday, July 28, 2014
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My nose runs all the time, despite not having a cold. I don't think I am allergic to anything - I don't have the itching or sneezing that goes with allergies, and being around animals or flowers doesn't make it worse. I don't have any sinus issues. Also...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: beccyjoe | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Researchers at MIT say their material could be used to make sterilization, desalination of water, and even solar thermal power generation cheaper and more efficient. The post The Crazy New ‘Sponge’ That Can Generate Steam From Sunlight appeared first...
From: Climate Progress | By: Kiley Kroh | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Nicholas Cary is co-founder and creative director of Melbourne-based magazine Alquimie, a quarterly about all types of drink. Before Alquimie he co-founded, edited and art directed Process Journal, producing eight issues of the the award-winning design...
From: Mag Culture | By: jeremy | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The Project Runway host is the first to admit that two German shepherds and a Pomeranian are an odd mix of dogs
From: People | By: Tara Fowler | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Four days into training camp, there’s been no change of status for the Kansas City Chiefs' most accomplished cornerback. Sean Smith is still running with the second team behind starters Marcus Cooper and Ron Parker. This isn’t...
From: ESPN | By: Adam Teicher | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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ColumnWhat does my diet plan consist of? Nothing, it’s not really a plan at all. We’ve discussed diets before on Foodie Underground, but we’re going to do it again. Because it’s a conversation that’s worth having more than once. A while back,...
From: EcoSalon | By: Anna Brones | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Solar power cells need to stay relatively cool for the sake of both efficiency and longevity, but active cooling (like ventilation) isn't practical; it's expensive, and may block the very rays the cells are supposed to collect. To tackle this......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Stacy Keibler looked adorable as she walked around Los Angeles earlier this summer. From the beginning of her pregnancy she’s shown off her adorable baby bump in flattering attire that is on point with the latest trends! Bold prints are huge this year...
From: The Fashionable Bambino | By: Theresa Gould | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Remember when buying pot meant scoring a dime bag in Washington Square Park? Well, good news: There are now 23 states where it’s legal to go weed shopping—like, in a store. Turns out, there’s a whole lot of stuff that can be made from THC, too...
From: AdWeek | By: Robert Klara | Monday, July 28, 2014
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From Free Exchange: …levelised costs do not take account of the costs of intermittency… Seven solar plants or four wind farms would thus be needed to produce the same amount of electricity over time as a similar-sized coal-fired plant. And all that...
From: Marginal Revolution | By: Tyler Cowen | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Jon Lester’s stance isn’t changing. The left-hander wants to be with the Boston Red Sox...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The jeans don't lie. You knew you let yourself go a little bit, and after throwing the stupid bathroom scale away because it said you were (insert red-flag number here), you went for the true test - slipping on your favorite jeans. Ugh. Not being able...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Manufacturing/Plants, Tesla Motors Should we all be laying our chips down on Nevada for Tesla's proposed Gigafactory? At least a few news sources are saying yes, though another says there's a remote chance of a San Francisco...
From: Autoblog Green | By: Danny King | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — With the trade deadline now four days away, Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester remains one of the most fascinating candidates on the market. The left-hander is at the point where he wouldn’t be surprised by a trade, but the Sox...
From: WEEI | By: Alex Speier | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Today's puzzle is a game of categories based on the word peony (a type of flower). For each category, name something in the category beginning with each of the letters P-E-O-N-Y.
From: NPR | By: Will Shortz | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Using concrete as the primary construction material leaves a huge carbon footprint, which is why building green should focus on minimizing the use of it. Hempitecture is a firm, which is striving to create more awareness for one such green alternative,...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Based on a few vague memories, can you guys help me find a British TV series from the 80's? It involved roses, a maze and pairs of flying eyes that were spies for an evil sorcerer/king. It might be the TV show "Into the Labryrinth" but I can't tell for...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: ninazer0 | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Air conditioners and central air systems are energy wasting mechanisms that come with a high price tag each month during the summer season. Thankfully, there is an interesting alternative to cool your house naturally: the Cold Pot, a low-tech device...
From: EcoSalon | By: Lauren Carfagno | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Brace yourselves. You're about to get lost in the magical beauty of this wedding in New South Wales, Australia. Laura and Dylan's big day was perfectly captured by Hilary Cam, described by the bride as "A Midsummer Night's Dream set within The Secret...
From: Fashionologie | By: Tara Block | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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PETA, the animal-rights organization known for its attention-grabbing tactics designed to promote awareness of cruelty to animals and vegan diet practices, has come up with a new stunt to bring word of its cause to the public — but this one is producing...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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[AlertNet]Giving forest communities secure rights to their land is an effective but underused way to limit carbon emissions from deforestation, a report showed on Thursday.
From: All Africa | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Need seed money for that next cool invention? Looking for that down payment for a seat on the first commercial Mars flight when it comes available? Google can help. Figure out how to shrink the power inverter used for solar and wind power conversion...
From: Triple Pundit | By: Jan Lee | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Australian team Sunswift destroyed a 26-year old record for the world’s fastest long-range electric vehicle this week, traveling over 310 miles at an average of 62 mph. The previous record clocked in at 45 mph, which the Sunswift team handily beat...
From: Inhabitat | By: Kristine Lofgren | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Global marine and offshore classification services provider ABS and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote maritime research and development in the areas of alternative/clean fuel and developing...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Monday, July 28, 2014
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*This post is sponsored by Butterball and was written for their Turketarian program… but all opinions are my own! You’re a special breed of person if you’ve never opened last night’s pizza box and nibbled on cold pizza for breakfast when you...
From: We are not Martha | By: Sues | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The NHL's report is the first of its kind in major professional sports, and its scope and ambition are impressive.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Michael Kourabas | Monday, July 28, 2014
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WarnerBros.andZackSnyderdidtheirbest totryandblowthecrowdawayatComic-Con,butIthinkthey’vebeenbestedbyMarvel yetagain.NotonlydidtheybringnewsofGuardiansoftheGalaxy2andAnt-Man toHallH,buttheybroughtafantasticreelforAvengers:AgeofUltron thatgarneredastandingovation....
From: Gamma Squad | By: Andrew Roberts | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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What kind of virtual assistance can you get for $25 a month? Until I tried FancyHands I would have said “nothing worthwhile.” But my friend Chad Burton persuaded me to try them, and I’ve been pleasantly surprised. Under the “starter plan,”...
From: Ernie the Attorney | By: Ernie Svenson | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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@MarcACaputo Nearly eight in 10 likely Florida voters want limits on power-plants’ carbon pollution and as many as 71 percent say they’re concerned about climate change, according to a new poll conducted for an environmental group during the hotly...
From: Miami Herald | By: Marc Caputo | Friday, July 25, 2014
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This is your favorite protein's carbon footprint.
From: Grist | By: Alex Park | Friday, July 25, 2014
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I’m the most dangerous person at your dinner party. I’m the one that lingers near the Deviled Eggs at a party.  (If not Deviled Eggs, I can also be found lingering near the homemade guacamole or cheese plate.) You’ll never ever know how many Deviled...
From: Joy the Baker | By: joythebaker | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Earlier this year, the Commerce Department imposed steep duties on importers of Chinese solar panels made from certain components in a valiant effort to protect US manufacturers... based in Germany. Friday, Commerce doubled down and announced even more...
From: MetalMiner | By: Jeff Yoders | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Texas is not content with its traditional role as an oil and gas supplier. Now home to some of the most extensive unconventional oil and gas resources, Texas is looking to develop wind farms in the sparsely populated but windy panhandle and western counties....
From: MetalMiner | By: Stuart Burns | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Recipe: hot chorizo sweet onion dip After spending a scorching day on the flats, Jeremy and I sat down the other evening to dinner and a movie in our living room. We don’t watch a lot of movies and there was a long list to choose from online. Both...
From: Use Real Butter | By: jenyu | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Induction cooking is a promising new technology that could make food preparation much more energy-efficient (as well as time-saving) The post How Energy Efficient is Induction Cooking? appeared first on Sustainablog....
From: Sustainablog | By: Guest Author | Friday, July 25, 2014
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India's Reliance Power Ltd. said Sunday that it will buy the Jaypee Group's hydroelectric-power business for an undisclosed amount.
From: Wall Street Journal | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Welcome to Slow Cooker Sunday! Plug in and chill out on the laziest day of the week. Stuffed peppers were one of the first things I cooked for my wife when we started dating. They were completely undercooked, burnt yet crunchy. The couscous I packed...
From: Chow | By: Chris Rochelle | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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