Earth911 Podcast, Jan. 21, 2019: Brrr! It’s Cold Outside

January 21, 2019 by  
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It’s the deepest cold of the year in the Northern … The post Earth911 Podcast, Jan. 21, 2019: Brrr! It’s Cold Outside appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Kola Superdeep Borehole in Russia: World’s Deepest Hole Yields Surprising Data

May 12, 2014 by  
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The Kola Superdeep Borehole is the world’s deepest human-made hole. Located high up on the Kola Peninsula in Russia , near Finland, work began on the site in May, 1970. A Cold-War-era relic, the hole began as part of a reverse Space Race between the Soviets and the US to see who could dig the deepest into the Earth’s crust. Despite longer holes being drilled since then, the Kola Superdeep Borehole remains the deepest artificial hole on earth and in the process of drilling it, the Russians dug up more than they bargained for. Read the rest of Kola Superdeep Borehole in Russia: World’s Deepest Hole Yields Surprising Data Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Cold War , Conrad discontinuity , deepest hole on earth , fossils , geology , Kola Superdeep Borehole , marine fossils , russia , Soviet-era technology , world’s deepest hole

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Norway Reveals Stunning Plan to Cut CO2 Emissions 30% in 10 Years

February 17, 2010 by  
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Photo via Orange Smile I think I want to move to Norway.

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Fiat 500 Gets New MultiJet Diesel Engine and 60 MPG

February 17, 2010 by  
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Photo courtesy of Autoblog Green In addition to its two-cylinder small displacement engine and an all-electric plug-in (in concept form, anyway), the Fiat 500 will soon offer a 1.3-liter 16-valve MultiJet diesel engine that has a fuel economy of 60 mpg .

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Washington State Eco-Terrorist Bill Could Make Writing For TreeHugger a Criminal Act

February 17, 2010 by  
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photo: my_southborough via flickr. A new bill introduced into the Washington State Senate with the ostensible purpose of “prohibiting terrorists acts against animal and natural resource facilities” is so broadly worded that producing some of the content on TreeHugger could be deemed illegal.

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What is the Cause of "Stinky Situation" With Waterless Urinals?

February 17, 2010 by  
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In waterless urinals, a seal made from a light imiscible oil floats over a trap. Image: Wired Four years ago, Local 690 of the Philadelphia Plumbers Union caused outrage in the green world by refusing to install waterless urinals in the Comcast center because they didn’t need water supply lines, reportedly because “fewer pipes mean less work.” A deal was finally cut with the union where they would install the water supply pipes but wouldn’t connect them. ..

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British Streetlights To Go On Dimmer Switch for Energy Efficiency

February 17, 2010 by  
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Photo via Johnny Jet In a first for Britain, Coventry – a city in West Midlands – is spending £250 million over the next 25 years to convert all 28,000 of its street lights to work on city-wide dimmer switches. Each of the lights will be connected to a central control room that allows computers to turn lights up or down. The more dangerous or busy areas of the city can have lights turned to full brightness, or dimmed down during quiet hours.

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