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How Much Energy Storage Is Needed In A Solar & Wind Powered Grid?

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December 9th, 2016 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. The CSIRO and Australia’s electricity network owners this week released a study that showed the best to deliver reliability, bring down ...

Dragon’s Guide To A 100% Renewable Home

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3 mentions19 hours ago
December 9th, 2016 by Chris DragonIn Southern California, actor Ed Begley Jr. is famous for going 100% renewable back when it was prohibitively expensive to do so. In 1985, he ...

Study Finds the Pesticide Responsible for Killing Bees is Also a Waste of Money

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3 mentions13 hours ago
For a brief moment, the question on the tip of everybody’s lips was: Why are all of the bees dying? The answer, of course, was simple – it’s our fault.

India Builds World’s Largest Solar Power Plant, Covering 2,500 Acres

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4 mentions3 days ago
December 7th, 2016 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Solar Love. India stands at the intersection of technology and history. Home to more than 1.25 billion people, it is struggling to ...

Plastic-Free Products by Plastic Pollution Coalition (PPC)

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11 Wellness Trends To Watch In 2017

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4 mentions11 hours ago
Has wellness ever been bigger, broader, or cooler than it was in 2016? From Silicon Valley CEOs to the stars of the silver screen to our grandmas in Milwaukee, innovative ...

Dinner Series Aims to Celebrate Black Chefs and Farmers in Detroit

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Detroit’s food scene has been exploding in recent years. The Washington Post called the Motor City a “food mecca” and Zagat named it “one of America’s next hot food cities.” ...

US Military Solar Power Programs Could Face Trump Axe…Quick, Call Ivanka!

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4 mentions3 days ago
December 7th, 2016 by Tina CaseyIncoming President Donald Trump is not exactly a big fan of solar power, but since he has promised to pump up the US military with ...

ACWA Power Launches Separate Company For Renewable Energy Assets

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4 mentions3 days ago
December 6th, 2016 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. With its global aggressive push in the renewable energy sector, Saudi Arabia-based company ACWA Power has launched a separate company to ...

FACT SHEET: White House Announces Actions to Protect Natural and Cultural Resources in Alaskan Arctic Ocean

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Since taking office, President Obama has worked to protect the Arctic’s natural and cultural resources and the communities that rely upon them through the use of science-based decision making, enhanced ...

Meet the Future of Plastic: 100 Percent Biodegradable, Organic Bags You Can Eat!

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8 mentions9 hours ago
India has been pushing hard to reduce its plastic waste as a nation and their efforts have been very successful.In the country’s most recent triumph over plastic pollution, the capital ...

5 Innovative and Sustainable School Lunch Programs

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4 mentions18 hours ago
School lunches were the butt of many jokes and reaped plenty of scorn from both the left and right over the years. Some conservatives went so far as to suggest ...

FACT SHEET: The Obama Administration Announces New Steps to Advance Soil Sustainability

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Today, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), in collaboration with Federal agencies and private-sector stakeholders, is announcing new steps to work towards the long-term health and ...

Tofu Pumpkin Curry [Vegan, Gluten-free]

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3 mentions3 days ago
Tofu pumpkin curry makes an entrée that can be easily made within 30 minutes and serves as a healthy yet flavorful potluck dish for your dinner menu. This elegant curry ...

America’s first sustainable urban agrihood is growing in Detroit

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59 mentions15 hours ago
This week, the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) revealed its plans for the first Sustainable Urban Agrihood in the North End. Wait, an agrihood? It’s an alternative neighborhood growth model,

The "I Woke Up Like This" Guide To Holistic Facial Treatments

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2 mentions3 days ago
I believe it was beauty maven Emily Weiss who coined the brilliant phrase "skin care as makeup," which has stuck with me since reading it years ago. What a lightbulb ...

Google to be powered 100% by renewable energy from 2017

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41 mentions3 days ago
Google’s data centres and the offices for its 60,000 staff will be powered entirely by renewable energy from next year, in what the company has called a “landmark moment”. The ...

What Wellness Leaders Order When They're Craving Comfort Food

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3 mentions3 days ago
As winter approaches, we're constantly craving comfort foods that will satiate us, but this year we're interested in warming dishes that'll give us comfort without the food coma. After all,

America's first urban 'agrihood' feeds 2,000 households for free

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11 mentions13 hours ago
When you think of Detroit, ‘sustainable‘ and ‘agriculture‘ may not be the first two words that come to mind. But a new urban agrihood debuted by The Michigan Urban Farming ...

Jordan Issues 300 Megawatt Solar & Wind Energy Tender

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4 mentions3 days ago
December 6th, 2016 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. Jordan has finally announced the long-awaited third renewable energy tender as it prepares to expand its clean energy infrastructure further. The ...

How an Urban Farm is Feeding L.A. County's Homeless

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7 mentions3 days ago
Eight miles from downtown, amid the warehouses and factories and railroad tracks of Bell, Corinne McAndrews plots out two rows of Purple Queen garlic. “I want to be part of ...

Two Deer Killed by Illegally Dumped Plastic Garbage

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3 mentions3 days ago
On Nov. 20, reader Sachchidanand Swami sent Plastic Pollution Coalition this photo of deer eating plastic garbage on the campus of an educational institute in Chennai, India. Only three days ...

How Castro and Cousteau's Legendary Friendship Preserved Cuba's Oceans

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Our captain watched with some consternation as an unidentified vessel, gray with no markings, headed straight toward our vessel, anchored more than 50 miles off Cuba's southern coast. Others in ...

Google to be powered 100% by renewable energy from 2017

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16 mentions3 days ago
Google’s data centres and the offices for its 60,000 staff will be powered entirely by renewable energy from next year, in what the company has called a “landmark moment”. The ...

New Hyundai IONIQ Sales Record Set In South Korea

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December 6th, 2016 by James AyreThe Hyundai IONIQ is already selling very well in its home market of South Korea, with a total of 1,425 units being sold during the ...

How Will Trump's Nomination To Head The EPA Affect Farmers?

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Donald Trump has picked Scott Pruit, the current attorney general of Oklahoma, to head the EPA. Most of the coverage of Pruitt’s selection has focused on his suing the EPA ...

Pumpkin Crêpes With Cinnamon Coconut Whipped Cream and Candied Pecans [Vegan]

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1 mentions3 days ago
Say hello to the perfect fall brunch! These crêpes have a pumpkin-infused batter, a creamy pumpkin filling, and a topping of cinnamon-spiced coconut whipped cream and crunchy candied pecans. This ...

Mexican Hot Chocolate Sugar Cookies {Vegan, Paleo}

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Feliz Navidad! Oh these Mexican Hot Chocolate Sugar Cookies are festive and easy to make! Mexican Hot Chocolate with cinnamon, cocoa, and a pinch chili spices are what make these ...

These GIFs Show America's Remarkable Renewable Energy Explosion

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2 mentions15 hours ago
Over the last five years, solar generation in Nevada has increased seven-fold. Iowa and Texas have doubled their wind power production. And, across the U.S., renewable energy has been growing ...

Fish rapidly adapt to pollution thousands of times lethal levels

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It’s evolution in action seen in unprecedented detail. Genome sequencing of hundreds of killifish in the eastern US has reveal­­ed dozens of the evolutionary changes that allow them to survive ...

Cryogenic storage offers hope for renewable energy

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The world's largest cold energy storage plant is being commissioned at a site near Manchester. The cryogenic energy facility stores power from renewables or off-peak generation by chilling air into ...

Cinnamon Nut Snow Crystals [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions4 days ago
This festive dessert is made from just ground nuts, no flour at all! Ground almonds or hazelnuts are combined with cashews, cinnamon, and sweetener, poured into snowflake-shaped moulds, and then ...

BMW To Begin Testing Self-Driving Vehicles In Munich With Eye On Uber’s Market

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December 5th, 2016 by James AyreBMW will begin testing self-driving vehicles next year in Munich, as part of its move into the on-demand taxi service market currently dominated by Uber,

ACWA Power Consortium Secures 170 MW Solar Contract In Morocco At US¢4.6/kWh

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December 5th, 2016 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. A consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s AWCA Power has secured rights to develop three large-scale solar photovoltaic power projects in Morocco.

PPA Signed For 800 Megawatt Dubai Solar Power Project At 2.99¢/kWh

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December 5th, 2016 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. The iconic third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park moved another step closer to being a reality ...

Portobello Lentil Shepherd’s Pie [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions4 days ago
Everyone needs a go-to recipe for shepherd's pie and this one is a must-try. This hearty, savory shepherd's pie has a delicious filling of French lentils, sautéed mushrooms, and vegetables ...

Is Community Composting an Emerging Economic Opportunity?

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11 mentions3 days ago
Interest in composting continues to surge as municipalities run out of landfill space and people increasingly care about how their foood is grown. Four years ago, San Francisco became the ...

Experimental City: How Rotterdam Became A World Leader In Sustainable Urban Design

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When Helly Scholten makes dinner, if she needs a tomato or squash or an onion, she heads upstairs—the top floor of her house is a 440-square-foot indoor vegetable garden. She ...

Pumpkin Gnocchi [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions4 days ago
Everybody knows the traditional gnocchi, a sort of soft dough dumplings made out of potatoes and wheat flour, but have you ever tried pumpkin gnocchi? These pumpkin gnocchi are not ...

Baltimore just got bikeshare, and lots of its bikes are electric

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2 mentions11 hours ago
A month ago, Baltimore got its first bikeshare system, Bmorebikeshare, and ridership is already high. Forty percent of the fleet is made up of electric bikes that make it easier ...

Startup to grow fresh 'super-local' food out of recycled shipping containers in Paris

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Increasing urbanization, the huge carbon impact of conventionally grown produce, climate change and the resulting rise in food prices has prompted many people to look for other solutions to feed ...

Why Rituals Are So Important To Natural Beauty Expert Shiva Rose

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We’re sharing the best moments from #revitalize2016, our premier event bringing together wellness leaders and inspiring people. Want to get even more of the action?Check out the full talks here.

Experimental City: How Rotterdam Became A World Leader In Sustainable Urban Design

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11 mentions3 days ago
When Helly Scholten makes dinner, if she needs a tomato or squash or an onion, she heads upstairs—the top floor of her house is a 440-square-foot indoor vegetable garden. She ...

Mason Jar Crafts for Christmas

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9 mentions9 hours ago
3 SharesEvery time I visit my local craft store, I find myself walking down the aisle with the mason jars and picking up a few. Mason jar crafts for Christmas ...

Dragons to Debris: Documenting Plastic Pollution on Remote Islands of Indonesia

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By Emily DiFrisco Earlier last month, scientists, artists, and leaders embarked on a10-day boat expedition from Bali to Komodo, Indonesia, to document plastic pollution. Throughout the trip, the group encountered ...

Women Move Up The Ranks Of Arizona's Agriculture Industry

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Published: Friday, December 9, 2016 - 5:00amUpdated: Friday, December 9, 2016 - 6:05am Women are moving up the ranks in Arizona’s farming operations. These days more women nationwide are identifying ...

7 Holistic Ways To Crush Your Anxiety So You Can Actually Enjoy Life

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 40 million adults between the ages of 18 and 54 have an anxiety disorder. While medications can be an effective line ...

Time to hit the accelerator to ensure electric vehicle policies are expanded

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Foon Rhee reported on a study questioning whether California will achieve its goal of placing 1.5 million electric vehicles on our roads by 2025, characterizing California as moving “agonizingly slowly” ...

Wearable Wednesday: DIY Cape

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As most of you know it’s fall and the days ahead are getting colder and colder. I’m always thinking of creative ways to wear cold weather clothing and still look ...

Reducing Your Footprint When You Haven’t Built a Permaculture Site from the Ground Up

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In the ideal world of most budding permaculture enthusiasts, which I still consider myself, we would have pieces of land sizeable enough to begin the adventure of a lifetime. We ...
 

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