Top 15 GreenBiz interviews of 2013

December 30, 2013 by  
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Hear from leading figures in the business and nonprofit worlds about the hottest topics in sustainability this past year.

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Western Japan’s Hottest Summer Kills 87 People

September 3, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Locals in western Japan have been suffering their hottest summer to date. From June to August, thermometers consistently hit above average temperatures with a sizzling high of 105.8 Fahrenheit in western Kochi. The heat wave has caused thousands of heatstroke cases and 87 people have died as a result of unprecedented summer temperatures. Read the rest of Western Japan’s Hottest Summer Kills 87 People Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , eco design , environmental destruction , flash flooding , global warming , green design , Heatstroke , Japan hottest summer , natural disasters , rising temperatures japan , sustainable design , western japan heat        

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Study Shows Why Global Warming is Adding Ice to the Antarctic

April 5, 2013 by  
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Even though the planet is warming, the sea ice around Antarctica is expanding in the winter. This paradox has stumped scientists, who have struggled to understand why the ice is growing there while ice at the other pole is rapidly melting. In fact, ice in the Antarctic reached an all-time high in 2010 despite that year being one of the hottest ever. Now, scientists have unlocked the mystery, and it all comes back to melting ice. Read the rest of Study Shows Why Global Warming is Adding Ice to the Antarctic Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Antarctic glacier , Antarctic mass , Antarctic melt , climate change Antarctic impact , climate change ice melt , Climate Change impacts , global warming glacier melt , global warming ice melt , Global warming sea level , nature geoscience        

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Death Valley is Officially the Hottest Place on Planet Earth!

September 14, 2012 by  
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This summer saw mercury climb to over 100 degrees  in New York City, but even if you thought that was hot, it’s nothing compared to the summer of 1913 in Death Valley . According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Randy Cerveny, an Arizona State Professor at the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, the hottest temperature ever recorded was a searing 134 degrees Fahrenheit in Death Valley 99 years ago. But it has only just been recognized as the most extreme temperature ever recorded. Read the rest of Death Valley is Officially the Hottest Place on Planet Earth! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arizona State University , death valley , heatwave , hottest place on earth , hottest temperature ever recorded , randy cerveny , record temperature

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Tech Company Intel Predicts Zero-Energy Computing by 2020

September 14, 2012 by  
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Over the years, modern computers and gadgets have required less energy inputs as they have been designed to conserve energy and be more efficient. Now computing firm Intel has announced at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) that due to the shrinking energy cost of computing, they believe that the energy required for “meaningful computing” will approach zero and become ubiquitous by the year 2020. Read the rest of Tech Company Intel Predicts Zero-Energy Computing by 2020 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , gadgets , green computing , green gadgets , intel , intel developer forum , modern computers , Zero energy , zero energy computing

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The Story Behind the Warmest Decade in History

January 21, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: kevindooley / Creative Commons This guest post was written by Alexandra Giese, staff researcher at the Earth Policy Institute.

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Refresher: How CO2 Causes Global Warming (Video)

December 27, 2010 by  
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A new year is nearly upon us, and it will likely be a yet another year in which we see slowly increasing average global temperatures. With 2010 likely to be the hottest on the temperature records yet , the trend is only projected to continue. Unfortunately the consensus among

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2010 Will Be One Of Top Three Hottest Years on Record – Final Details Next Month

December 2, 2010 by  
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photo: Ray Tsang / Creative Commons We’ve been writing variations of that headline for the bulk of 2010 and as the year winds down, all the projections that this year would be the hottest on record are proving true. While we won’t know for certain until the early part of 2011, when the final temperature data for December is released, NASA ,

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Green Gift Guide: The Kid (Slideshow)

November 15, 2010 by  
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Photo: TreeHugger When it comes to holiday shopping, the kids should be the most fun to buy for — but fighting other parents for the hottest toy only to see it break before breakfast on the day it’s opened is hardly the way you want to spend your season. Instead, choose from these durable, timeless toys that will bring your little ones hours of playtime — all of which are made from eco-friendly materials and non-toxic paints — so you can sit back and enjoy the season, too

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Best of Inhabitat: Green Your Home Decor

October 20, 2010 by  
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If you’re looking to spruce up your home with the hottest sustainable, responsibly made products (or if you just want to see some eco eye candy) check out our picks for the latest and greatest green home wares . … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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