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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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