World’s Major River Basins Could Double Food Production, With Better Water Efficiency

September 26, 2011 by  
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Water scarcity is certainly an issue for growing food in some areas, but a new report, published in Water International says that the world’s major rivers basins will have enough water to provide enough food for the growing human population over coming decades. In fact, if (and only if) efficiently and equitably managed, there will be enough water to double or triple food production. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Walgreens Plans 130 Solar-powered Stores Nationwide

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With research showing the installed cost of solar dropping 11% in just 6 months , it’s little wonder that corporations like Wal-Mart are ramping up their plans to go solar aggressively . Walgreens made headline back in 2006 for its commitment to solar , but that commitment to solar has only continued. Now the company has just

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Oil & Gas Industry Jobs Overstated Four Times by American Petroleum Institute

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And 40% of all oil industry jobs are minimum wage jobs at filling stations. Photo: Terry Robinson / CC BY SA You may have seen new ad from the American Petroleum Institute touting how many people the oil and gas industry employs, and the benefits of fossil fuels in general. API claims that 9.2 million people are employed in this way. Well, the

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Peugeot’s 60+mpg Diesel-Hybrid Crossover. Taking Orders Now. (Video)

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Image credit: Peugeot When I posted the Fully Charged review of Volvo’s AWD plug-in hybrid diesel , there was much excitement at such an efficient, versatile car. And much consternation that it would not be available in America. News that Peugeot is getting ready to launch the AWD diesel hybrid crossover, and will be offering a plug-in version in the near future, will once again raise the profile of diesel hybrids as a potentially efficient, if expensive, form of car. At l… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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