Removing Batteries From the Internet of Things

July 19, 2021 by  
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Earth911 Podcast: Drilled’s Amy Westervelt on Who Is Driving the Resurgence of Plastic

July 19, 2021 by  
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It’s Plastic-free July and we’re talking today with journalist, podcaster, and author Amy Westervelt about… The post Earth911 Podcast: Drilled’s Amy Westervelt on Who Is Driving the Resurgence of Plastic appeared first on Earth911.

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New plug-and-play home battery system saves money by avoiding high energy rates

January 27, 2016 by  
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The average American household consumes 911 kWh of electricity each month, and fluctuating utility rates make some of that energy cost much more than the rest. One company is launching a device that seeks to eliminate those cost spikes. Orison’s home battery system stores electricity when rates are low, so it can be used later to avoid paying the higher rates. Best of all, this new system requires no installation like other home battery setups; you just plug it in and away you go. Read the rest of New plug-and-play home battery system saves money by avoiding high energy rates

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Greenhouse “grows legs” to escape flooding in the UK

January 27, 2016 by  
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Zika virus epidemic points to “dystopian future” says Bill McKibben

January 27, 2016 by  
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As the Zika virus continues to spread in Latin American countries, some US residents are worried about the havoc an epidemic could wreak in the States and on the global economy as a whole. The infection’s insidious symptoms and the difficulties in controlling mosquito breeding grounds foreshadow a dystopian future of class segregation and human population control, according to the renowned environmentalist Bill McKibben. Could it really be that bad? Read the rest of Zika virus epidemic points to “dystopian future” says Bill McKibben

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