Mitt Romney Too Retreats Towards Climate Denial

August 25, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Gage Skidmore via Flickr/CC BY And then there was one. Jon Huntsman is now the only remaining candidate who understands the importance of respecting science. Mitt Romney had previously roused the hopes of sentient, rational-thinking persons everywhere when he bluntly explained at a campaign stop in New Hampshire that yes, scientists say humans are causing the planet to warm. Not only that, but he followed the stateme… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Breakthrough Could Help Chemists Compute Safer Biofuels

July 31, 2011 by  
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Image: Rishabh Mishra / CC This is your mission, should you choose to accept it: you are a biofuels researcher, diligently seeking a solution that can take mankind into the post-industrial revolution, an era of alternative fuels that are both sustainable and practical. You will probably spend a year developing a scalable synthetic pathway for your new biodiesel. Then you will put it to the test: what comes out of the tailpipe when combusting the novel biofuel? Will your hopes b… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Do COP16 Agreements Show Progress or Kindle False Hopes?

December 13, 2010 by  
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I’ve tried but failed to read through the dry, legalistic 30-page Cancun Agreement , so instead I read through a good deal of commentary. My takeaway: It seems as if the world’s countries are, indeed, moving closer to setting frameworks, clearing the ground, laying foundations to deal with such key issues as deforestation, financial aid to poor countries and monitoring of global emissions

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Shanga Christmas Tree Decorations Recycle Hopes

December 2, 2010 by  
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Photo: Shanga.org These beautiful Christmas stars were made in Tanzania by a small company with a heartwarming story.

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What Is Distributed Power Generation?

December 2, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Electric Power Systems Research 57 (2001) 195-204 ; Ackermann et. al. My recent claim of ‘distributed power’ being inherently superior created some controversy.

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COP16 May Fail to Stop Climate Change, But An Abolitionist Shift Would Succeed

December 1, 2010 by  
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photo: Jason McHuff / Creative Commons For months now, indeed for nearly all of 2010, the hopes for a global climate deal coming out of COP16, now underway in Cancun, Mexico, have been downplayed again and again. In fact, on the second day of talks Marc Gunther over at GreenBiz produced a list of

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Toxic FEMA Trailers To Be Auctioned Off With Warning Stickers

March 17, 2010 by  
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Warning stickers everywhere – here is the original sticker on the units warning “Not for Recreational Purposes” (Photo: Tim’s Nameless Blog ) In the hopes of liquidating a national shame as quickly as possible, the U.S. federal government is now auctioning off most of the 120,000 toxic, formaldehyde-contaminated trailers once used to house Hurricane Katrina victims.

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