Is Skeptic Monckton Really Sascha Barron Cohen? (Video)

October 25, 2011 by  
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The Hamster Wheel /Video screen capture From his bizarrely hypocritical claim that non-scientists shouldn’t talk climate science to being told pointedly by the UK House of Lords that he should not pretend to be one of them , arch-climate skeptic Viscount Christopher Monckton is no stranger to controversy. And while a

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Occupy London Runs Into Trouble at Its Home Base

October 25, 2011 by  
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Which U.S. States Have the Best Solar PV Interconnection Policies?

October 24, 2011 by  
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New Energy Choices /Screen capture Overall, the U.S. is Moving in the Right Direction While it’s great that solar photovoltaic systems (aka solar PV) are becoming more affordable to the average person thanks to ever lower production costs and companies like SolarCity that lease out and install whole systems, a big factor in the equation of whether solar PV catches on or not remains grid interconnection policies. In the U.S., those policies vary from state to state, and the Network… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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California Passes First State Cap-and-Trade Program in US

October 21, 2011 by  
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Russell Neches / CC BY 2.0 California has become the first state in the US to adopt a state-administered cap-and-trade program, LA Times reports. Yesterday, the California Air Resources Board voted unanimously for the carbon pricing scheme. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Fracking Wastewater Disposal Plan Could Send Contaminants Over Niagara Falls

October 21, 2011 by  
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Rinaldo Wurglitsch / CC BY 2.0 The contentious debate over hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York State just took a turn towards the weird. As Care2 reports, natural gas companies and the Niagara Falls Water Board have agreed to a plan for fracking wastewater disposal … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Reforming Energy, Finance & Food With System Innovation – Live Chat With Stephanie Draper, Oct 26, 10am ET

October 21, 2011 by  
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Form for the Future /Promo image Given all the Occupy Wall Street action going on right now, and with rising energy prices and peak oil posing a real challenge to the viability of a the globalized economy , major corporations are probably not at the top of most environmentalists’ holiday gift list. But even many of

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President of Iceland: Our Clean Energy Economy Helped Us Survive a Financial Crisis

October 20, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: o paisson via Flickr/CC BY Over the last few years, President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson has seen disasters both financial and environmental wrack his tiny island nation of Iceland. The Nordic country was at the center of the economic meltdown in 2007, when each of its three major banks collapsed. Since then, Iceland has made headlines when it nationalized its banks in response to the crash, when a massive volcanic eruption grounded airplanes around the world, and when it became the first nation to be powe… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Students Explain Why They Care About the Environment (Video)

October 20, 2011 by  
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© Chris Tackett One of the big takeaways from SxSW Eco for me was the importance of getting kids to understand and care about the environment. This topic came up in a number of panels and was a popular idea on Twitter . On one day of the conference, a group of students from the The Khabele School in Austin attended to learn about environm… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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49 Animals Killed After Suicidal Owner Released Them

October 20, 2011 by  
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Photo: wwarby / cc For more than twelve tense hours, heavily armed police officers near Zanesville, Ohio scoured the region for big cats, bears, and other exotic animals set loose from a local wildlife farm — ultimately killing nearly 50 of the 56 escapees. Among the dead animals are 18 endangered Bengal tigers, 17 lions, two grizzly bears, six black bears, a baboon, and seven bobcats. Although the public was cautioned to rema… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Tar Sands Activists & Former Obama Organizers Demand President Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

October 19, 2011 by  
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Johannah Reimer for Tar Sands Action / CC BY 2.0 Anti-fracking and tar sands activists, many of them self-described as organizers for Barack Obama in his first presidential campaign, are taking the President to task over his campaign promises about ending the tyranny of fossil fuels. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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