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Does Coal Have a Future? These Countries Don’t Think So

Does Coal Have a Future? These Countries Don’t Think So

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted February 22nd, 2017

Countries around the world are moving toward a cleaner, safer future by saying no to coal.

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What Should We Do With All That Carbon in the Atmosphere?

What Should We Do With All That Carbon in the Atmosphere?

By Nicole Price-Morin, Posted February 14th, 2017

The CO2 in our atmosphere has reached dangerous levels. Now three revolutionary companies are finding some surprising ways to address the overload.

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Why Your Employer Should be Part of the Sustainability Solution

Why Your Employer Should be Part of the Sustainability Solution

By Eartheasy, Posted January 31st, 2017

With more than one-third of our time spent at work, employers have an important role to play in encouraging greener habits.

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5 Sustainable Innovations to Be Thankful For

5 Sustainable Innovations to Be Thankful For

By Nicole Price-Morin, Posted November 24th, 2016

These surprising inventions may soon be coming to a community near you.

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The Enduring Legacy of 4-H

The Enduring Legacy of 4-H

By Shannon Cowan, Posted November 16th, 2016

From its humble beginnings as a boys and girls club to the country’s largest youth development organization, 4H is more relevant than ever.

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5 Easy Ways to Travel More Sustainably This Season

5 Easy Ways to Travel More Sustainably This Season

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted November 14th, 2016

Holiday travel can unleash steep increases in carbon emissions. What can you do to reduce your impact?

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This Breakthrough Deal Brings New Hope to the Climate Fight

This Breakthrough Deal Brings New Hope to the Climate Fight

By Nicole Price-Morin, Posted October 24th, 2016

Why the amendment signed in Kigali is our last best chance to make a major change.

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Blueprint for a Greener Economy

Blueprint for a Greener Economy

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted August 23rd, 2016

Could these innovators spur a much-needed revolution in the way we make things?

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Is this Innovative ‘Drive-Through Bus’ a Solution to Gridlock?

Is this Innovative ‘Drive-Through Bus’ a Solution to Gridlock?

By Blair Mullins, Posted June 7th, 2016

This futuristic bus, its designers say, can be street-ready within a year.

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The Paris Agreement: Saving the Chance to Save the Planet

The Paris Agreement: Saving the Chance to Save the Planet

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted January 6th, 2016

At the end of the hottest year on record, negotiators from around the world give us cause for hope.

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Recent Environmental Wins Spur Hope

Recent Environmental Wins Spur Hope

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted November 26th, 2015

Are we on the cusp of long-awaited major breakthroughs on climate?

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This Changes Everything: Naomi Klein

This Changes Everything: Naomi Klein

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted November 10th, 2015

Whether you see the film or read the book, Naomi Klein’s gripping research may change your thinking about climate change.

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Should we be Planting GM Trees?

Should we be Planting GM Trees?

By T.J. Blackman, Posted November 4th, 2015

Genetically engineered trees are bred for specific beneficial properties, but their effects on natural ecosystems are not fully understood.

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6 Tips for Urban Biking Safety

6 Tips for Urban Biking Safety

By Eartheasy.com, Posted October 29th, 2015

As autumn sets in and daylight savings takes effect, urban bike riders have darkness and inclement weather to add to the challenges of riding safely through town.

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Community Solar Gardens: A Bright Idea Whose Time Has Come

Community Solar Gardens: A Bright Idea Whose Time Has Come

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted August 19th, 2015

Going solar has never been easier. Does your community harness the power of the sun?

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How Do We Get to Sustainability Street?

How Do We Get to Sustainability Street?

By Bruno Cerpa Moreno and Lana Meeusen, Posted July 8th, 2015

21,500 kilometers, 20 countries, in search of solutions for sustainable living.

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How to Use Crowdfunding to Create Positive Change

How to Use Crowdfunding to Create Positive Change

By Matt Ward, Posted June 2nd, 2015

Want to help the world? Here’s how to finance your great idea.

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Top 10 Ethical Travel Destinations for 2015

Top 10 Ethical Travel Destinations for 2015

By Eartheasy, Posted January 6th, 2015

Your travel choices can help support environmental protection, social welfare and human rights.

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How to Get Started with Alternative Energy

How to Get Started with Alternative Energy

By Eartheasy, Posted March 27th, 2014

Generating clean electricity at home has become a realistic dream. Is it right for you?

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Lights Out for Incandescent Bulbs

Lights Out for Incandescent Bulbs

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 31st, 2013

Our new and enduring reality is to seek energy-efficiency in all aspects of modern life.

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Understanding Fracking’s Massive Water Use

Understanding Fracking’s Massive Water Use

By Kristina Ross, Posted September 11th, 2013

The average fracking site uses about 4.2 million gallons of water in each well, which is enough clean drinking water for 42,000 people.

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Hybrid Cars Going Mainstream, Sales Up 40%

Hybrid Cars Going Mainstream, Sales Up 40%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 27th, 2013

Consumers drawn to more model choices, proven technology and competitive pricing…

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Will Nanosponges Soak Up the Toxins in Our Bodies?

Will Nanosponges Soak Up the Toxins in Our Bodies?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 16th, 2013

By mimicking targeted cells rather than attacking toxins, nanosponges represent a single approach to combat a broad range of dangerous toxins in the bloodstream.

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Carbon Reduction Efforts Failing to Thwart ‘4-degree’ Climate Doomsday Scenario

Carbon Reduction Efforts Failing to Thwart ‘4-degree’ Climate Doomsday Scenario

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 4th, 2012

World Bank encourages countries, individuals to act more aggressively to achieve climate goals…

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New Fabric-Covered Blades to Lower Cost of Wind Energy

New Fabric-Covered Blades to Lower Cost of Wind Energy

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 3rd, 2012

GE using architectural fabrics to make wind energy costs competitive with fossil fuels…

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Coral Reefs Communicate with Fish for Protection

Coral Reefs Communicate with Fish for Protection

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 20th, 2012

Some corals emit a chemical signal which alerts goby fish to destroy threatening toxic seaweed…

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As Easy as Riding a Bike

As Easy as Riding a Bike

By Melissa Bruntlett, Posted November 1st, 2012

Could you go car free? For one family it was easier than they thought…

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Arctic Sea Ice in Record Retreat

Arctic Sea Ice in Record Retreat

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 4th, 2012

Our planet is warming at an alarmingly rapid pace, evidenced by an accelerating rate of sea ice decline…

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White Roofs Offer a Simple Strategy to Help Combat Global Warming

White Roofs Offer a Simple Strategy to Help Combat Global Warming

By Juan Carlos P.E., Posted July 24th, 2012

It’s amazing how the ambient temperature in a building can change so significantly through this simple action…

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Largest dam removal project in US history nears completion

Largest dam removal project in US history nears completion

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 17th, 2012

Focus turns to salmon restoration strategies, with a clash of visions…

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New Studies find Pesticide a Cause of Bee Colony Collapse

New Studies find Pesticide a Cause of Bee Colony Collapse

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 2nd, 2012

Non-lethal doses of common pesticides can still lead to colony collapse…

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Vestergaard Frandsen and Eartheasy Issue Three Million Liters Challenge

Vestergaard Frandsen and Eartheasy Issue Three Million Liters Challenge

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 29th, 2012

Swiss disease control technology company and online retailer—along with consumers— to give the gift of water filtration to communities in developing countries…

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Is Coal Going the way of the Dinosaur?

Is Coal Going the way of the Dinosaur?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 28th, 2012

New EPA carbon standards could end the construction of conventional coal-fired power plants…

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Is the ‘Wind Lens’ a Green Energy Breakthrough?

Is the ‘Wind Lens’ a Green Energy Breakthrough?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 23rd, 2012

New design by Japanese researchers can double or even triple the energy output of wind turbines…

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Ocean Acidification Accelerates, Threatening Marine Ecosystems

Ocean Acidification Accelerates, Threatening Marine Ecosystems

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 8th, 2012

The cause of heightened CO2 levels and resulting ocean acidification, the researchers note, is human activity…

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World Water Day Focus: Carbon for Water

World Water Day Focus: Carbon for Water

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 7th, 2012

The Carbon for Water project provides access to safe drinking water for millions of people, while reducing CO2 emissions by 2 million tons per year…

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Apocalypse Not

Apocalypse Not

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 3rd, 2012

It is easier to flirt with doomsday predictions than to take action against real threats to our planet…

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New Facebook App Promotes Energy Saving through Social Networking

New Facebook App Promotes Energy Saving through Social Networking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted October 18th, 2011

The seeds of change are nurtured by communication…

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Greening Your Car with Non-toxic Alternatives

Greening Your Car with Non-toxic Alternatives

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 31st, 2011

A few simple practices, and some new ‘green’ products, can help reduce environmental impacts associated with driving.

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Lumens are the New Watts

Lumens are the New Watts

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 17th, 2011

Using lumens as the measure of a light bulb’s brightness will simplify shopping for light bulbs…

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5 Best Ways to Save Gas this Summer

5 Best Ways to Save Gas this Summer

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 29th, 2011

Would you like to get 30% fuel savings with your car this summer? It’s easy.

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Environmental Leaders Call for Civil Disobedience to stop Keystone XL Pipeline

Environmental Leaders Call for Civil Disobedience to stop Keystone XL Pipeline

By Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, David Suzuki & Others, Posted June 27th, 2011

Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline will make it easier and faster to trigger the final overheating of our planet…

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WHO: Cell Phone Emissions May Cause Cancer

WHO: Cell Phone Emissions May Cause Cancer

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 2nd, 2011

Radio-frequency electromagnetic fields classified as “possibly carcinogenic” to humans…

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Connecting the Dots…to Climate Change

Connecting the Dots…to Climate Change

By Earthasy, Posted May 26th, 2011

It is becoming more apparent that warming of the climate is unequivocal…

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Perennial Crops Being Developed to Produce Food with Less Environmental Impact

Perennial Crops Being Developed to Produce Food with Less Environmental Impact

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 23rd, 2011

The development of perennial grain crops represents a breakthrough in global food production…

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New Technology to Lower the Cost of Hybrid Cars

New Technology to Lower the Cost of Hybrid Cars

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 9th, 2011

Adding a second clutch improves efficiency without the need for a second electric motor…

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A commons approach to conserving community water supplies

A commons approach to conserving community water supplies

By Randall Amster, Posted April 12th, 2011

To protect our water, we should look to real life examples of communities who still manage resources collectively.

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Wireless Advances Could Mean No More Cell Towers

Wireless Advances Could Mean No More Cell Towers

By Peter Svensson, Associated Press, Posted April 4th, 2011

Small cellular antennas, about the size of a Rubik’s cube, could be placed indoors or out and be easily hidden from view. And the smaller cells can boost a network’s capacity tenfold…

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How Plug-In Hybrid Cars Could Be Game Changers

How Plug-In Hybrid Cars Could Be Game Changers

By Venkat Srinivasan, Posted April 1st, 2011

Maybe the focus of all our efforts should be on getting a PHEV on the road at an economical price…

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Turning it Off and Taking it up a Notch for Earth Hour

Turning it Off and Taking it up a Notch for Earth Hour

By Naomi Devine, Posted March 25th, 2011

Join the world in signaling support for climate action by turning your lights off for one hour, Saturday March 26th at 8:30pm (Local time)

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6 Tips for Safer Cell Phone Use

6 Tips for Safer Cell Phone Use

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 23rd, 2011

“I can’t tell you that cell phones are dangerous, but I can tell you that I’m not sure they’re safe.” – Devra Davis

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How can record snowfalls be caused by global warming?

How can record snowfalls be caused by global warming?

By Eartheasy, Posted February 18th, 2011

Being concerned about global warming doesn’t make apparent sense when you’re knee-deep in snow…

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Closed-pen salmon farming underway in B.C.

Closed-pen salmon farming underway in B.C.

By CBC News, Posted February 1st, 2011

The new closed tank is a significant milestone in the transition toward more sustainable salmon farming practices.

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Eating less meat and dairy has minimal impact on global warming, expert argues

Eating less meat and dairy has minimal impact on global warming, expert argues

By ScienceDaily, Posted January 25th, 2011

There is no doubt that livestock are major producers of methane, one of the greenhouse gases, but comparison figures may be inaccurate.

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Ford Unveils its First Electric Car

Ford Unveils its First Electric Car

By Agence France Presse, Posted January 10th, 2011

Ford said the range of Focus Electric will be enough to “cover the majority of daily driving habits of Americans.”

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Pumping ions: gyms generate clean energy from muscle power

Pumping ions: gyms generate clean energy from muscle power

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 15th, 2010

Developments in human-generated electricity are laying the groundwork for future gyms which will be entirely client-powered.

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Throwing cold water on Europe’s “Millennium Winter” forecast

Throwing cold water on Europe’s “Millennium Winter” forecast

By Stefan Rahmstorf and Olivia Serdeczny, Posted December 13th, 2010

The claim circulates in the internet and in many mainstream media as well: Scientists have allegedly predicted the coldest winter in 1,000 years for Europe. What is behind it? Nothing – no scientist has predicted anything like it. A Polish tabloid made up the story.

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Novel metal catalysts may be able to turn greenhouse gases into liquid fuels

Novel metal catalysts may be able to turn greenhouse gases into liquid fuels

By ScienceDaily, Posted December 9th, 2010

It sounds a bit like spinning straw into gold, but novel metal catalysts may be able to turn greenhouse gases like methane and carbon dioxide into liquid fuels without producing more carbon waste in the process.

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Interstate bicycling system takes shape

Interstate bicycling system takes shape

By Winona Bateman, YES! Magazine, Posted November 29th, 2010

If implemented as planned, the U.S. Bicycle Route System will become the largest official cycling network on the planet, encompassing more than 50,000 miles of routes.

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Supersize ships being built to feed our consumer appetites

Supersize ships being built to feed our consumer appetites

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 22nd, 2010

Walmart commissions fleet of giant ships to speed consumer goods from China.

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Cheap ‘teabag’ water filter could save millions

Cheap ‘teabag’ water filter could save millions

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 18th, 2010

The simple technology allows for the teabag to be placed in a canister designed to fit the neck of most bottles, and after filtering one liter of contaminated water the teabag is discarded.

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No to Geo-Engineering: UN Issues a Moratorium on Efforts to Manipulate the Earth’s Climate

No to Geo-Engineering: UN Issues a Moratorium on Efforts to Manipulate the Earth’s Climate

By Jeff Conant, Posted November 17th, 2010

Under the agreement, no geo-engineering projects can take place until risks to the environment as well as social, cultural, and economic impacts have been assessed.

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The Doomsday Machine and the Race to Save the World

The Doomsday Machine and the Race to Save the World

By Jeff Conant, Posted November 11th, 2010

How close are we to space sunshades, mountaintop painting, ‘fertilizing’ the oceans with iron, and redirecting hurricanes? Closer than you might imagine.

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UN calls for immediate action to save life on Earth

UN calls for immediate action to save life on Earth

By Agence France Presse, Posted October 20th, 2010

The Earth’s 6.8 billion humans are effectively living 50 percent beyond the planet’s biocapacity.

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Solar power from water-based ‘artificial leaves’

Solar power from water-based ‘artificial leaves’

By Eartheasy, Posted October 20th, 2010

“Natural” solar cells have the potential to be less expensive and more environmentally friendly than current silicon-based solar cells…

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Google hits the road with a self-driving Prius

Google hits the road with a self-driving Prius

By Eartheasy, Posted October 19th, 2010

Self-driving technology may reduce accidents while increasing transportation capacity on major roads.

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Fish farms that mimic nature

Fish farms that mimic nature

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 27th, 2010

A new ecosystem-based approach leads to a cleaner way to farm fish while producing other marketable marine crops.

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Human-electric hybrid car available in 2011

Human-electric hybrid car available in 2011

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 22nd, 2010

The “Imagine PS,” capable of 100 kph (60 mph) on the flat and 50 kph uphill, is street legal and expected to be commercially available next year.

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The Temperature is Getting Hot as Hell and We’re not Going to Take it Anymore

The Temperature is Getting Hot as Hell and We’re not Going to Take it Anymore

By Bill McKibben, Posted August 16th, 2010

Fossil fuel is wrecking the one earth we’ve got. Polite suggestions won’t get us anywhere.

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Wind Farm ‘Mega Project’ Underway in Mojave Desert

Wind Farm ‘Mega Project’ Underway in Mojave Desert

By Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times, Posted August 12th, 2010

The Alta Wind Energy Center — with plans for thousands of acres of turbines to generate electricity for 600,000 Southern California homes — officially broke ground.

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Nanotech in our food – should we be afraid?

Nanotech in our food – should we be afraid?

By Marion Nestle, Posted August 2nd, 2010

The effects of nanotechnology on the environment are regulated by the EPA — but when it comes to nano in food, shouldn’t the FDA be involved?

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Global Temperatures in 2010 Warmest on Record

Global Temperatures in 2010 Warmest on Record

By Eartheasy, Posted July 22nd, 2010

The combined global land and ocean average surface temperature for June 2010 was the warmest on record.

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Simple Technology Restores Dried up Rivers, Watersheds

Simple Technology Restores Dried up Rivers, Watersheds

By Adam Davidson-Harden and Jay Walljasper, On the Commons.org, Posted July 5th, 2010

Drawing on indigenous Indian knowledge of geology, hydrology and ecology, Rajendra Singh helped to save a watershed.

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Giant laser to be used in quest for limitless energy

Giant laser to be used in quest for limitless energy

By Eartheasy, Posted May 13th, 2010

Scientists hope to solve the global energy crisis by harnessing the energy generated by a fusion-generated ‘mini-star’.

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Are LED Fluorescent Tubes Ready for Prime Time?

Are LED Fluorescent Tubes Ready for Prime Time?

By Houston Neal, Softwareadvice.com, Posted May 6th, 2010

LED light technology has progressed to the point where it may be ready to replace traditional fluorescent light tubes in commercial buildings.

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The amazing iPhone blazes the trail … to waste?

The amazing iPhone blazes the trail … to waste?

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted April 29th, 2010

If one in three of the iPhone 1Gs are still ticking, what happened to the remaining 4 million units sold?

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How Volcanoes can Change the World

How Volcanoes can Change the World

By Dr. Roseanne D’Arrigo, Posted April 20th, 2010

The eruption of Iceland’s Laki volcano in 1783-84 had profound effects on climate, not just in Iceland but around the globe.

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New automotive fuel-efficiency standards set for US, Canada

New automotive fuel-efficiency standards set for US, Canada

By Eartheasy, Posted April 20th, 2010

US and Canada harmonize standards, setting a goal of improving overall automotive fuel efficiency 25% by 2016.

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No Car, No Problem

No Car, No Problem

By Orion Kriegman YES! Magazine, Posted April 15th, 2010

How one man’s choice to live car-free brought him more in touch with his neighbors, his community, and himself.

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Solar Energy from the Rajasthan Desert can meet India’s future power needs

Solar Energy from the Rajasthan Desert can meet India’s future power needs

By Darshan Goswami, M.S., P.E., Posted April 5th, 2010

The Government of India must take advantage of the vast amounts of energy available from the Rajasthan Desert sun (instead of oil from the Arab nations) to power its future energy needs. In addition, solar energy would not only create millions of jobs, but also sustain India’s positive economic growth, help lift its massive population out of poverty and combat climate change.

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Growing low-oxygen zones in oceans worry scientists

Growing low-oxygen zones in oceans worry scientists

By Les Blumenthal, McClatchy Newspapers, Posted March 15th, 2010

Lower levels of oxygen in the Earth’s oceans, particularly off the United States’ Pacific Northwest coast, could be another sign of fundamental changes linked to global climate change, scientists say. They warn that the oceans’ complex undersea ecosystems and fragile food chains could be disrupted.

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Bloom Box: a breakthrough in clean, green energy?

Bloom Box: a breakthrough in clean, green energy?

By Eartheasy, Posted February 23rd, 2010

Developers of the Bloom Box envision personal fuel-cell power plants in every home in America by 2020.

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Sustainable Fisheries: Big success on a small island fuels optimism

Sustainable Fisheries: Big success on a small island fuels optimism

By Eartheasy, Posted February 18th, 2010

Community marine reserves hold the key to restoring and preserving local fisheries.

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Washington’s snowfall, brought to you by global warming

Washington’s snowfall, brought to you by global warming

By Bill McKibbon, Posted February 17th, 2010

The world is still warming. Humanity is still to blame. And we still, urgently, need to do something about it.

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How to Save Energy by eliminating Phantom Loads

How to Save Energy by eliminating Phantom Loads

By Eartheasy, Posted February 9th, 2010

You might not know it, but there’s an invisible thief which may be stealing your energy and boosting your energy bills. His name: Phantom Load…

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Solar power from Saharan sun could power Europe

Solar power from Saharan sun could power Europe

By Eartheasy, Posted February 1st, 2010

Experts say only a fraction of the Sahara desert, probably the size of a small country, would need to be covered to produce enough clean electricity to supply the whole of Europe.

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FTC proposes new labels for LED, CFL, Incandescent light bulbs

FTC proposes new labels for LED, CFL, Incandescent light bulbs

By US Department of Energy, Posted January 7th, 2010

New “output-based” labels to emphasize lumens, not watts, as measure of bulb brightness.

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Algae may be source for ultra-thin, biodegradable batteries

Algae may be source for ultra-thin, biodegradable batteries

By Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience.com, Posted December 16th, 2009

Research development offers new possibilities for large-scale production of environmentally friendly, cost-effective, lightweight energy storage systems.

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Our Low-Carbon Future

Our Low-Carbon Future

By Nicholas Stern, Posted December 7th, 2009

The United Nations climate change conference, beginning this week in Copenhagen, should provide the climax to two years of international negotiations over a new global treaty…

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World’s first solar airplane, Solar Impulse, ready to fly

World’s first solar airplane, Solar Impulse, ready to fly

By Eartheasy, Posted November 26th, 2009

‘Solar Impulse’ passes engine startup and taxiing tests in preparation for initial test flight.

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The top 10 fuel-efficient cars, according to the EPA

The top 10 fuel-efficient cars, according to the EPA

By Eartheasy, Posted November 4th, 2009

Nine of the top 10 vehicles in the government’s fuel economy rankings for the 2010 model year are hybrids.

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Your New Car Is Made Of Old Carpet, Milk Jugs, and Ripped Jeans

Your New Car Is Made Of Old Carpet, Milk Jugs, and Ripped Jeans

By John Voelcker, Greencarreports.com, Posted October 27th, 2009

When you think of a brand-new, gleaming, 2010 model car rolling out of your driveway, what materials come to mind?

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Geoengineering – will schemes to reverse global warming do more harm than good?

Geoengineering – will schemes to reverse global warming do more harm than good?

By James Lovelock, The Guardian, Posted September 29th, 2009

Perhaps we had better use our energies to adapt and leave nature to take its course.

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Can one crisis lead the way to recovery from another?

Can one crisis lead the way to recovery from another?

By Joseph Curtin, Senior Researcher, Institute of International and European Affairs, Dublin, Posted September 14th, 2009

Could the time be ripe to rethink the model of capitalism that has brought us to the brink, and coherently address the systemic flaws that exist?

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Can a car-free suburbia become a reality?

Can a car-free suburbia become a reality?

By Lisa Selin Davis, Grist.org, Posted June 29th, 2009

One man in California’s East Bay is attempting to build a new car-free community – and his enthusiasm is catching on.

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Biomimicry:  Learning intelligent design from nature

Biomimicry: Learning intelligent design from nature

By Greg Seaman, Posted June 15th, 2009

The term ‘biomimicry’ refers to the study of unique, and inherently sustainable, natural systems within each species which may offer solutions to challenges we face today.

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The Hybrid Car That Runs on Air

The Hybrid Car That Runs on Air

By Ray Massey, dailymail.co.uk, Posted May 15th, 2009

A car that runs on air is being developed by engineers at a top British university.

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Tree fungus found to produce diesel

Tree fungus found to produce diesel

By Greg Seaman, Posted May 5th, 2009

Recently discovered fungus is potentially a new source of green energy and scientists are now working to develop its fuel producing potential.

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LED Lighting Update

LED Lighting Update

By Greg Seaman, Posted April 29th, 2009

Latest developments in producing low-cost LED bulbs

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Climate Change Threats Can Be Stabilized

Climate Change Threats Can Be Stabilized

By UCAR, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Posted April 15th, 2009

Cuts in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Would Save Arctic Ice, Reduce Sea Level Rise

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Global Warming: background

Global Warming: background

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 27th, 2009

The Union of Concerned Scientists, a group of over two thousand scientists, has concluded that global warming is beyond dispute, and already changing our climate.

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Robotic fish to monitor pollution

Robotic fish to monitor pollution

By The Associated Press, Posted March 24th, 2009

Robotic fish will patrol the harbor of Gijon, in northern Spain, to monitor pollution levels.

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Geoengineering: Time to get serious?

Geoengineering: Time to get serious?

By Marc Gunther, Posted March 18th, 2009

Imagine a fleet of 1,500 remote-controlled, wind-powered ships, sailing the world’s oceans, spewing salt water into the air to whiten clouds, so they block more of the sun…

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Global Warming / Climate Change: What we can do about it

Global Warming / Climate Change: What we can do about it

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 3rd, 2009

Climate Change is the most serious problem we face in the 21st century. Future generations are depending on us to do whatever we can to turn things around.

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Flexible batteries that never need to be recharged

Flexible batteries that never need to be recharged

By Tyler Hamilton, Posted January 28th, 2009

“It’s the first time that a device combining energy creation and storage shows such tremendous properties.”

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Corn-based fuel fares poorly in new analysis

Corn-based fuel fares poorly in new analysis

By Craig Weatherby, Posted January 28th, 2009

Smithsonian scientists back Swiss analysis that declares corn, soy, and sugarcane counterproductive.

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Climate Change – why we can’t wait

Climate Change – why we can’t wait

By James Hansen, Posted January 28th, 2009

The country’s leading climatologist gives us the five necessary steps we need to take to prevent catastrophic climate change.

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Pill stops cow burps, reduces methane

Pill stops cow burps, reduces methane

By Kate Connolly, Guardian Unlimited, Posted January 28th, 2009

“Our aim is to increase the wellbeing of the cow, to reduce the greenhouse gases produced and to increase agricultural production all at once.”

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Hydrogen – fuel of the future?

Hydrogen – fuel of the future?

By Darshan Goswami, M.S., P.E., Posted January 28th, 2009

Hydrogen, produced from tap water, could become the forever fuel of the future, generating power for homes, industry, and cars.

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9 ways NASA can help fight Climate Change

9 ways NASA can help fight Climate Change

By William S. Marshall and James Clay Moltz, Scientific American, Posted January 27th, 2009

Scientists tell President Obama how the space agency could help solve the world’s number-one problem.

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LED breakthrough may revolutionize lighting

LED breakthrough may revolutionize lighting

By Science Daily, Posted January 27th, 2009

Purdue researchers achieve LED production breakthrough which clears the way for low-cost, high-efficiency lighting

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