Top NASA Scientist: If Obama Approves Keystone XL, All His Climate Talk is ‘Greenwashing’

August 26, 2011 by  
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Photo: Jungbim via Wikimedia Commons , CC BY-SA 3.0 James Hansen is one of the world’s foremost climate scientists. He’s arguably done more pioneering work in the field than any other American scientist — and he’s repeatedly testified before Congress and appealed to the White House, stating the dangers climate change poses to the nation. He’s also been really good at putting his money where his mou… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The Week in Animal News: Doomed Mouse, Cat Bitch-slaps Alligator, and More (Slideshow)

November 19, 2010 by  
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Photo: Wild Wonders of Europe A black-winged kite bird closes in on its prey — a terrified mouse — in a field in Spain. This is just one of the dangers hitting the animal world this week: We also have a brave house cat that takes on an alligator, threats of extinction from natural causes, and a loud ocean that’s forcing whales to shout

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Killer Shrimp Invades the UK

September 15, 2010 by  
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Image courtesy of the US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Laboratory When the eastern gray squirrel was introduced to the UK during the 19th and 20th centuries, it quickly found a niche—outpacing the smaller, weaker, and generally less fit native red squirrel throughout England. Since then, conservationists have struggled to preserve the waning populations of red squirrel and the eastern gray has become a symbol of the dangers of invasive speci…

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Deflating the Dangers of Vinyl With Greener Chemicals

August 18, 2010 by  
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Anywhere you go to cool off this summer you will likely find a sea of vinyl accessories like inflatable tubes and beach balls. Although intended to keep children safe and happy in the water, they are not made of the safest materials for human health.

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A Winning Argument for Clean Energy Legislation?

June 17, 2010 by  
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Decades of research has produced a strong scientific consensus that climate change is occurring, and that it is caused largely by humans’ burning of fossil fuels.

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Riding a Bike in the Danish Pavilion, Shanghai: Looks Like Fun

June 17, 2010 by  
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XPO – BJARKE BIKES THROUGH DANISH PAVILION from BIG on Vimeo .

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Electrolux Design Competition Finalists are Just Weird This Year

June 17, 2010 by  
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Every year the Electrolux Design Competition introduces some fascinating concepts into the world of food; sometimes they are even green; this year most of them are just bizarre. Perhaps the prize should be a copy of Michael Pollan’s Food Rules; these people have never seen a kitchen, and in fact seem anti-food. Emma, shown above, doesn’t even have a kitchen, but a holodeck helmet that lets her see an virtual one

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Should Obama Send His Science Team on a National Campaign to Explain Climate Science?

March 11, 2010 by  
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Photo via LimJunYing It’s been a couple months of seriously bad PR for climate science , both due to unfortunate errors made by scientists and (okay, mostly) a well-funded noise machine intent on preserving the status quo at any cost. So how can climate scientists dig themselves out of the negative publicity trench and help reeducate the public on the dangers of climate change? The

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eBay, Walmart, Google Among First to Hop on the ‘Bloom Box’ Bandwagon

February 25, 2010 by  
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At a much-buzzed event yesterday on eBay’s campus, Bloom Energy unveiled its Energy Server, fuel cell generators that could change the shape of how companies and municipalities get their energy.

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Pouring Out a New Look for Milk

February 24, 2010 by  
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Julie Corbett, founder of Ecologic Brands, the company that developed a new paper-plastic hybrid milk packaging, speaks about the inspiration behind the package and the tests they’ve done with Straus Family Creamery and Whole Foods Market.

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