Fox’s Hypocrisy: Bash Solar in Primetime, Then Hype it at the Emmys (Video)

September 15, 2011 by  
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Screengrab: YouTube Consider these two anecdotes: a) Fox Broadcasting Company is the host of this year’s Emmys. It’s planning to cover Nokia Hall, where the ceremonies will take place, with solar panels as part of the company’s “Green It! Mean It!” campaign. b) Fox News, the company’s cable news division, has used solar company Solyndra’s bankruptcy as an occasion to criticize Obama for supporting … solar power. The channel’s “news” shows and pundits are going to lengths to make a case that clean energy is a waste of time. (See the video below). So how do these two views, which stem from the same root — Rupert M… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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PeePoo Bio Bags: A Cure For The ‘Flying’ Toilet

September 15, 2011 by  
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Photo Peepoople. Approximately 40% of human beings alive today – 2.6 billion people – don’t have access to toilets. A Swede named Anders Wilhelmson designed a very simple solution to this problem – a small biodegradable bag called PeePoo with a bacteria-neutralizing urea liner. The problem with PeePoo was that it needed to prove it worked, and affordably. Thus it has taken a few years for PeePoople, PeePoo’s social venture company, to get going. Earlier this year, however, the Dutch postal code lottery gave PeePoople nearly $2 million – thereby funding the product’s introduction in Nairobi, Kenya through 2013…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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