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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
  The conservatives who are bending over backward to bash American ingenuity and deride modern and green technologies are hurting our economic competitiveness. Do they want China to 'eat our lunch'? "As goesGeneral Motors, so goes the nation." A year and a half ago, that old saying seemed omi...
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Posted by on in Solar
  Scientists raise hopes for a large-scale renewable source of liquid fuel with a simple reactor that mimics plants by Damian Carrington, Guardian   A simple reactor that mimics plants by turning sunlight into fuel has been demonstrated in the laboratory, b...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
  Critically endangered Amur tigers occasionally wander into remote villages   Living within the habitat of a dangerous animal is not easy. But it is particularly challenging when that animal is the critically endangered Amur tiger. If a tiger wanders into a remote Russian villa...
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Posted by on in General Environment
  Are you part of a growing trend dreaming of a green Christmas? You are if you are interested in protecting the environment and concerned about the over commercialism of Christmas and how much packaging goes to landfills each year. The following are some smart ways to put more green in your C...
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Posted by on in Oil Spill
  Christmas in the Gulf is a Mixed Bag. For many people along the Gulf Coast, there won't be much holiday cheer this Christmas. It's been more than five months since the well was finally capped after spewing millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf. Many shrimpers and oystermen are catch...
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Posted by on in General Environment
  Christmas does not have to be a burden on the environment. With a little effort and imagination, we can reduce the environmental impact of the holiday season. If I were a Christmas Elf here what I could wish for. Buy Less Some holiday gifts fill a practical need and need to be bought ne...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
  California health officials have warned residents to stay away from beaches contaminated by run-off after a week of torrential rain. Miles of beaches remain closed after the deluge washed rubbish, pesticides and harmful bacteria into the sea. And even as the rain has relented, residents ...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Carbon market program added to California's clean energy blueprint to spur growth in clean-tech sector, create jobs and reduce air pollution. Sacramento, CA (December 16, 2010) – The California Air Resources Board today approved a first-of-its-kind, carbon market to reduce pollution in California t...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
So we don't ask for much. Just one a day a year can everyone not use a plastic bag. Why? Well because its "A Day Without A Bag"! Our holiday gift to the environment! Join tens of thousands of shoppers statewide in giving up disposable bags in favor of reusable sacks. Take the pledge to make everyda...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
  December 13, 2010, by David Schwartz AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com Dr. B. Greg Mitchell is a research biologist and senior lecturer at the University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. An avid surfer, Greg credits the gnarly waves of Black’s Beach in La Jolla for hi...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Today, December 15, the Obama administration will be hosting the first White House Forum on Environmental Justice. Major members of the cabinet will be featured during the summit as well as environmental leaders from throughout the country. The forum can be watched live online and will be accepting ...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
The 2010 Climate Bill fight is over...   but now is the time to see what can learn from what happened.  For one thing, it wasn’t very good in the first place. As David Reberts notes over at Grist, the fact that a bill didn’t pass really isn’t a result of a failure on the part of the yo...
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Posted by on in Oil Spill
The staff of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling said today that “production trumped safety” at the ill-fated Macondo well and that public oversight was hamstrung by "political and industry pressure.” In response, Peter Lehner, executive director of th...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
  How Important Is Clean Air To You? It seemed an easy way to see how important clean air is to my life.  Thanks to the marvels of an internet connection and Google, I have several interesting ways to think about this question at my fingertips. The amount of air that I breathe as an a...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Google has unveiled an online technology that allows scientists and researchers to track and measure changes to the environment using 25 years worth of satellite data. Google Earth Engine, introduced during climate talks in Cancun, utilizes “trillions of scientific measurements” colle...
Google Earth Engine Mexico
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
  It is a difficult idea to fathom. But the science is clear: Unless we change the way we live, the Earth's coral reefs will be utterly destroyed within our children's lifetimes. by  j.e.n. veron Over the past decades, there have dozens of articles in the media describing dire futures f...
Great Barrier Reef
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Polar bears have been spotted carrying their cubs on their backs while they swim through icy waters, according to an article in UK online newspaper the Telegraph. According to the article, the practice is thought to be the result of the bears having to swim longer distances in the sea because of rec...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Cross-posted from WWF-Canada Blog –  November 29, 2010   (c) Fredy Mercay/WWF I have arrived at the United Nations climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico. The first thing I saw as I drove away from the airport in a shuttle was a massive billboard advertisement for the NISSAN Le...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
WASHINGTON — Pointing to the BP blowout and risks of a new environmental disaster, the Obama administration reversed itself Wednesday and promised not to pursue offshore drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico or anywhere else along the nation's East Coast.   The decision was generally hailed ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  The fringes of the coldest continent are starting to feel the heat, with the northern Antarctic Peninsula warming faster than virtually any place on Earth. These rapidly rising temperatures represent the first breach in the enormous frozen dome that holds 90 percent of the world’s ice. by f...
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