New North Sea Wind Power Hub Could Supply 70-100 Million People With Renewable Energy By 2050

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March 24th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThree European transmission system operators have signed a trilateral agreement this week that intends to develop a large renewable European electricity system in the ...

Tunisia bans disposable plastic shopping bags

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In an effort to reduce plastic waste, shoppers will no longer be able to get single-use bags at supermarkets. If you happen to be shopping for groceries in Tunisia, you ...

In China, dairy companies are training chefs to bring on the butter, cheese, and cream

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It’s well documented that a vast proportion of the Chinese population is lactose intolerant, but that’s not stopping China’s consumers from spending more of their disposable incomes on dairy, particularly ...

ACWA Power Commissions Second Phase Of Dubai Solar Project, Adding 200 Megawatts

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March 23rd, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority recently announced that the second phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park has ...

Why More Farmers are Making The Switch To Grass-Fed Meat And Dairy

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Though he didn't come from a farming family, from a young age Tim Joseph was fascinated by the idea of living off the land. Reading magazines like The Stockman Grass ...

America's newest bikesharing program lets you drop off bikes basically anywhere

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Earlier this month, Bay-Area-based startup Spin introduced the first large-scale deployment of a stationless bikesharing program in the US. As of March 11, Austin, Texas now has hundreds of orange ...

Listen to the sounds of an office, a vinyl record from 1964

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In 1948, Moses Asch founded the incredibly influential Folkways Records label to record and share music and sounds from around the world. Along with bringing the music of Woody Guthrie,

Once unthinkable, now common: Seabirds ingesting plastic

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This sculpture shows a scene that was once unthinkable – seabirds ingesting vast quantities of plastic. With nine in every ten seabirds now having plastic in their stomachs it has ...

Down the Rabbit Hole

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Photographs by Aliza Eliazarov Clean, quiet, and easy to raise, these little critters might be the next big thing in sustainable meat. All ears? We've got the low-down on hare ...

This Wellness Trend Gives Your Hormones A Serious Happy Boost

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One of the reasons we're obsessed with infrared sauna? According to infrared sauna queen and founder of Higher DOSE Lauren Berlingeri, a session will boost your happy hormones and give ...

High anxiety: Can living in a tall building cause depression?

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For those who live in population centers where the built environment can best be described as squat, pancake-like or uniformly horizontal, a trip to a skyscraper-laden city can be an ...

Leek and Potato Pan Roast {Paleo, Vegan}

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Spring Leek and Potato Pan roast! This Vegetable Pan Roast is packed with Seasonal Leek, Potato, and Steamed Spinach Greens! A flavorful, healthy, and easy to make side dish you ...

Northern Lights: Large-Scale Solar Power is Spreading Across the U.S.

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Drive through the frosty stubble of central Minnesota soybean and cornfields this winter and you’d come upon a surprising sight — acres and acres of solar panels glinting under the ...

Ohio HB 114 Renewable Energy Standards Bill Would Cripple Wind Industry, Says AWEA

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March 22nd, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe American Wind Energy Association has come out against an Ohio state bill which would reduce the state’s renewable energy standards into an unenforceable ...

It’s Alive! US Energy Department Promotes Solar, Wind, Storage News

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March 21st, 2017 by Tina CaseyAll of those folks who were cautiously optimistic about former Texas Governor Rick Perry as head of the US Department of Energy might be feeling ...

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UK Navy Base Launches Electric Fleet With 48 Nissan e-NV200 Combi Electric Vans

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March 21st, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanThe UK’s Royal Navy is launching into the future in a way that values and protects the environment around the world as well as in ...

Electric Vehicle Purchase Incentives Under Fire In Many States Courtesy Of Big Oil

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March 21st, 2017 by Kyle FieldWith the early introduction of affordable, long-range EVs like the Chevy Bolt (with 238 miles of range) and the Tesla Model 3 (slated to move ...

The Living Building Challenge confronts us with a profound question

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We spend most our days inside hulking concrete and steel boxes that are fixed to the Earth. They don't exactly look like environmental warriors, but can buildings actually help heal ...

Will Consumers Pay More for Recycled Ocean Plastic?

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In a move that could increase consumer awareness about marine plastic pollution — and thus, consumer willingness to pay more for products made from recycled marine plastic — recycling company ...

Cops confiscate hundreds of illegal e-bikes in Manhattan

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Police in Manhattan confiscated 247 illegal motorized bicycles in the borough on Wednesday during a targeted safety blitz. “Pedestrians, bikers & motorists are safer because we took these illegal electric ...

Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage for Surplus Solar and Wind Power

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Germany is embarking on an innovative project to turn a hard coal mine into a giant battery that can store surplus solar and wind energy and release it when supplies ...

Are Women Really More Risk-Averse on Bikes, or Just More Honest?

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There’s a widespread belief in the biking world that one reason to build comfortable bike infrastructure is that if streets are safer, more women will bike.Women are, as one saying ...

Natural Allergy Treatments: 3 Remedies That Might Make You Ditch Your Antihistamine

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Allergies can be a pain in the, well—nose, eyes, throat, and skin. But despite the fact that allergies can torment us for a few months out of the year, many ...

Brazil is handing over the Amazon rainforest to mining companies and big agriculture

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Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, the massive swath of vegetation that accounts for 10 percent of the world’s known species, is again under siege. Last year alone, over 3,000 square miles were ...

Bike-sharing companies are flooding the market, but this one insists its bikes are smartest

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Singapore now has a third bike-sharing company in just a few months. One of China's largest bike-sharing firms, Mobike launched here on Tuesday, adding to the growing list of bike-sharing ...

India Secures $500 Million For Dedicated Renewable Energy Transmission Project

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March 20th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraIndia’s state-owned power transmission infrastructure developer has signed an agreement for $500 million in debt financing to set up dedicated transmission lines for renewable energy ...

Home Matters Linky Party #128

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Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends.… Thank you for joining us at this week’s linky ...

Pakistan To Finally Embrace Solar Power Auctions

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March 20th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraPerhaps motivated by the massive crash in the solar power tariff bids across the world, Pakistan is set to shift from feed-in tariff mechanism to ...

Digital health hires: Syapse, AxisPoint, and more

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Precision oncology company Syapse, which is working with Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative, has hired a new CEO, Ken Tarkoff. Tarkoff was previously chief operating officer at RelayHealth, a healthcare ...

How NEC brings cutting edge security to smart cities and public spaces

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One of the most interesting things about emerging technology is seeing traditional companies bring their years of experience to solve social problems for the greater good. An example is the ...

Japanese Floating Solar Farm Helps Apple In Its Push For 100% Renewable Energy

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March 20th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Solar Love. Apple has committed itself to using only clean renewable energy to operate all of its stores, data centers, and manufacturing ...

A community project is shaking-up the idea of sustainability [VIDEO]

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A community project in the heart of London is gaining a reputation for its ground-breaking work. And it’s altering the way we view food production, sustainability, youth engagement, and even ...

The vegan teenagers who have sworn off meat and dairy for life

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Being a teenager is tough. The struggle to fit in, feel comfortable in a morphing body, and cope with seesawing emotions is something that we can all relate to. And ...

A Montreal Meals-on-Wheels Program is Closing the Food Waste Loop

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The rooftop garden at Santropol Roulant in Montreal looks like any other at first glance, with 40 self-watering containers and a small greenhouse lining the 1,500-square-foot rooftop. Managing a well-running ...

Two questions senators should ask Neil Gorsuch about natural law

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The Supreme Court nominee’s moral views seem closely tied to his jurisprudence DURING the campaign, Donald Trump pledged to name a Supreme Court justice “very much in the mould” of ...

Madison, Wisconsin commits to 100% renewable energy

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Madison just became the first city in Wisconsin and the largest city in the Midwest to commit to 100 percent clean energy in just the latest example of how President ...

New IEA Report Addresses Grid Integration Of Variable Renewable Energies

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March 20th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe growing level of variable renewable energy technologies such as wind and solar will present challenges for grid operators as they seek to integrate ...

There is No ‘Away’: How Each of Us Can Help Stop Plastic Pollution

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Related: Waste Not Leadership Natural Resources Last month, Indonesia pledged to cut plastic pollution by an astounding 70 percent by 2025, in response to the UN Environment Programme’s #CleanSeas campaign.

What's next for renewable energy in Iowa?

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Iowa is on the road to a greener future. Iowa continues to build on an impressive renewable energy portfolio that leads the nation in ethanol and biofuel production, is blowing ...

5 Tips That Will Make Spring Cleaning a Breeze This Year

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This is a guest post from Garret Stembridge at Extra Space Storage, a nationwide self-storage company that has 22 facilities in the New York metro area alone. Spring cleaning season ...

Flourless Carrot Cake Yogurt Pancakes {Gluten Free}

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These Flourless Carrot Cake Yogurt Pancakes are too good to be true! Protein packed, made with simple wholesome ingredients, lower sugar, gluten free, and oh so tasty! Just blend, cook,

6 ways to add passive solar features to your home

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Looking for a way to reduce that electric bill, lower your carbon footprint, and show off to your neighbors? The good news is that you don’t have to build a ...

8 Highlights From The 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards

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There are 192 finalists in the 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards, in categories from health to urban design to food. They run the gamut from internet-connected wells that collect water ...

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John Yeoman Tuesday, 12th February 2013 The last three of our wild delights. Free and all the body needs nutritionally. Although often more prominent in January than August, the fragile-looking ...

Bright Spots in a Troubled Food System

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Danielle Nierenberg, N01, founder of Food Tank, forges unlikely alliances in an effort to feed the world. She brings her cause to Tufts on April 1Danielle Nierenberg, N01, could see ...

ViZn Energy to Provide Commercial-Scale Flow Battery in Central America

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Take Action NOW to Stop Plastic Pollution at the Source

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Last month, Indonesia pledged to cut plastic pollution by an astounding 70% by 2025, in response to the UN Environment Programme’s #CleanSeas campaign. This commitment is a huge step forward ...

Microplastics in our environment: A conversation with Odile Madden, Smithsonian plastics scientist

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By Sarah Puschmann Odile Madden knows a lot about plastic. A materials scientist with the Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute, she has spent the past eight years studying plastics artifacts in ...

PV Nano Cell Using Meyer Burger Print Technology for Solar Cell Production

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

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