Catastrophic weather shakes up the reinsurance market

January 23, 2018 by  
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Events in Australia, Mexico, the Caribbean and the U.S., including three hurricanes, caused catastrophe losses over $100 billion for the third year on record.

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The hire-wire act of balancing a modern grid with regulated assets

January 23, 2018 by  
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Utilities need a better safety net for investing in innovative new technologies.

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Prepared for the energy and sustainability future? Really?

January 23, 2018 by  
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Sponsored: Research shows that companies may be missing opportunities for continuous improvement and long-term security.

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Summer In A Mason Jar: 3 Simple Recipes and Tips for Getting Started with Preserves

September 13, 2011 by  
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Photos by Jaymi Heimbuch Two Jams and a Pickle I decided this month that it is high time I learn to make preserves, and just in time since the fruits of summer are starting to dwindle in the farmers’ markets. Last Sunday I grabbed my camera and spent the entire day in the kitchen of a good friend who knows how to jar properly. Here are the scrumptious results, including three recipes, that will inspire you to pick up your tongs and a nice big pot, and put the last of summer in a mason jar. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Deforestation Making Somalia Famine Worse, Forestry Experts Say

September 13, 2011 by  
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photo: Oxfam East Africa / CC BY Some background on one factor contributing to the severity of the famine in the Horn of Africa , from the Center for International Forestry Research: Deforestation CIFOR ‘s Frances Seymour say, “Forests and trees frequently form the basis of livelihood diversification, risk-minimization and… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Vertical Farms For London Are Lovely Green Eye Candy

September 13, 2011 by  
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Vertical farms may be pie in the sky, but they are a lot of fun for architects with time on their hands. AWR recently organized a competition to design a vertical farm with a residential use called LOFT 2011. I am particularly fond of the Second Honorable Mention, the Breathing Vertical Farm. There isn’t a lot of growing area, but it would make a beautiful place to live. See the whole entry here. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Infographic on Peak Oil – Who Uses How Much, and Where We Go From Here

September 13, 2011 by  
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We’ve all heard of peak oil . At the rate we’re consuming oil, we will either begin tapping into pristine wilderness (i.e., Alaska), drilling in areas that are entirely unsafe for drilling (i.e., even farther off-shore in even deeper waters), or we will be forced to make changes in our oil consumption patterns. Carsort , a newly launched website that helps people find “the perfect car” has put together an infographic on Peak Oil. Yes, it’s entirely odd for a peak oil infographic to come from a… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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