The Localization of Agriculture: A Predetermined Future

December 11, 2009 by  
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The Apple Orchard. Image credit: University of Minnesota blog , FreeAlonso In the United States, there has been a surge of interest in eating fresh local foods, corresponding with mounting concerns about the climate effects of consuming food from distant places and about the obesity and other health problems associated with junk food diets

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Senate Climate Bill Progress Report: "Definite Republican Votes," Dems Have New Demands

December 3, 2009 by  
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Photo via FL Employment Law Blog With the fast approaching global climate talks in Copenhagen occupying climate watchers, a far overblown non-scandal hogging the limelight, and health care reform distracting American politicos, the status of the Senate clean energy reform bill may have fallen a bit out of focus as of late. But it’s still very much alive–and doing rather well, actually…

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Robotic Mannequins Made of Cardboard Are Recyclable…And a Little Freaky (Video)

December 3, 2009 by  
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Rather than using plastic, Japan-based Eager Co. is using cardboard for mannequins used in retail displays, and because they’re easily recycled, they’re being touted as “the world’s most environmentally friendly robots.” Animated mannequins would sure catch the attention of shoppers as they move about in the clothing being displayed, and keeping them as green as possible while accomplishing their goal is a great move. Check out a video of the robots in action after the jump….

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