Monday, January 16, 2017
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Polar Bear Photos Show Climate Change

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Polar Bear The polar bear in Svalbard, a remote group of islands in the Arctic, are not doing well, according to photographer Kerstin Langenberger.  Langenberger posted on her Facebook: I see the summers being so pleasant (and warm) as never before. I see the glaciers calving, retreating dozens to hundreds of metres every year. I see the pack ice disappearing in record ... Read More »

Fossil Fuels Would Completely Melt the Antarctic

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Fossil Fuels Here’s another argument for keeping the world’s fossil fuels in the ground: If all the coal, gas and oil on Earth is extracted and burned, the Antarctic ice sheet will melt entirely, scientists warn in a new “blockbuster” study published last Friday in the research journal Science Advances. “The mind-boggling point is that our actions today are changing the face ... Read More »

Clean Energy, The Young Want U.S. Powered

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Clean Energy Yesterday NextGen Climate released polling showing that young voters in key presidential swing states are looking for a presidential candidate with a plan to tackle climate change, strengthen our economy, create jobs and improve public health by accelerating the transition to clean energy. In a poll of young voters in key battleground states conducted by Hart Research, 74 percent of voters under 35 said they would ... Read More »

LED Lighting, How Eco-Friendly Is It?

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LED Lighting When decorating their homes, offices and other spaces, most people use LED lighting (bulbs) for a simple reason – they’re cost-effective and, despite being more expensive than regular bulbs, actually save you a ton of money in the long run. Some studies have shown that you can save up to $250 a year using these instead of incandescent ... Read More »

Elon Musk, 17 Celebrities That Love The Tesla

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Elon Musk Tesla has become incredibly popular in recent years. The electric car company’s revolutionary powerwall battery allows you to charge your car with energy generated from residential solar panels. It has already sold out through 2016. And Elon Musk is hoping his Model S will be the first mass-produced all-electric car. He’s building a Tesla Gigafactory outside of Reno, Nevada that he is hoping ... Read More »

Vertical Farms, 1 Ton of Vegies Every Other Day

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Vertical Farms Year-round vegetables, minimal resources, climate-resistant—we’ve sung praises about vertical farms many times before. But Singapore’s Sky Greens is something very special. Sky Greens’ four-story rotating greenhouse produces 1 ton of leafy greens every other day using a hydraulic-driven system that rotates and provides sunlight for the growing troughs. Photo credit: Sky Greens Designed by engineer and entrepreneur Jack ... Read More »

Climate Shock: Consequences of a Hotter Planet

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Climate Shock One of the most under-appreciated aspects of the climate change problem is the so-called “fat tail” of risk. In short, the likelihood of very large impacts is greater than we would expect under typical statistical assumptions. (climate Shock) We are used to thinking about likelihoods and probabilities in terms of the familiar “normal” distribution—otherwise known as the “bell ... Read More »

Greener Roads In Residential Electricity

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Greener Roads The growing concern for the environment combined with rising electricity costs has resulted in a lot of effort to make people’s homes greener and energy efficient (greener roads). While in the past, this might have been reserved only for the affluent, nowadays, anyone can apply green measures with little effort and a reasonable amount of money. In addition, ... Read More »

Solar, U.S. to Power 4.6 Million Homes

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Solar Solar energy is on the upsurge, representing 40 percent of all new electric generating capacity brought on-line in the first half of 2015, according to a new report today from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The Q2 2015 edition of the U.S. Market Insight Report revealed the U.S. industry installed 1,393 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaics ... Read More »

Going Green and Saving Green

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Going Green Here is some useful and valuable information to help the reader understand the perks of clean energy and going green. It turns out, the average American can save around $600 a year just by going solar. That’s about $12,000 over a lifetime! Who knew? I think it’s important to learn everything you can about the benefits of going ... Read More »

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