Graph of the Day: Cost of Solyndra’s Failure Vs. Cost of Military ‘Boondoggles’

September 16, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: Andreas Demmelbauer via Flickr / CC BY Everybody’s talking about the Solyndra bankruptcy, mostly because opponents of clean energy want us to be talking about them . It’s a non-scandal of the truest kind, despite what Fox’s breathless punditry would have you believe. So. Want to see how big of a deal, scandal or not, a… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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FZLed PAR38 22-Watt LED Spotlight (Product Review)

September 16, 2011 by  
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Photo: Michael Graham Richard The Future of Lighting, Today For technical reasons previously mentioned ( Haitz’s Law ), LED technology is extremely likely to become the dominant lighting technology over the next few years. But like all still-maturing technologies, there is a great variety of approaches being tried to figure out what works best. LED light-bulbs can be found in all shapes and sizes as manufacturers try various tricks to improve light difusion, color quality, heat dissipation, etc. F… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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GOP Climate Change Denial is Making More People Believe in Climate Change

September 16, 2011 by  
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Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr/CC BY According to a new poll, a lot more Americans believe in climate change right now than they did a year ago. Surprise! 83% of Americans said they believed that global warming was happening, and 72% even said that humans were to blame. So what’s causing the spike in belief? As Mat pointed out in his post today, it’s probably a combination of things. Extreme weat… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Police Helicopter Chases Bear Away From Joggers With Baby (Video)

September 16, 2011 by  
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Screen shot from police helicopter video In southern Ontario, some of the biggest development pressures are on land around Lake Simcoe, less than an hour from downtown Toronto, with a four lane highway inching north. There are huge fights going on to preserve the lake, to control development. And sometimes you see real evidence that we are pushing into territory that is already occupied, like this afternoon, when two people out jogging with a baby stroller got stopped in their tracks by a black bear in the middle of the road…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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