Italy to omit solar from new renewable incentives plan: pv-magazine

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Decision to halt solar subsidies follows country's best ever year for PV power generation. In 2014 solar energy covered 7.53% of Italy's electricity needs. Italy’s industry deputy minister Claudio De Vincenti announced today that the government is planning to halt all solar incentives in the latest decree on ...

With A DIY Attitude and The Internet, I Can Be A Plumber

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My daughter stomped down the stairs, arms locked straight down with an angry look on her face. “DAD! Again!” I knew she was coming from our upstairs bathroom, so I knew exactly what she was complaining about. We’ve been having issues with that toilet for a few months ...

Report highlights how natural gas

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Permalink to this article:http://www.naturalnews.com/048386_fracking_earthquakes_injection_wells.htmlEmbed article link: (copy HTML code below):Report highlights how natural gas "fracking" is causing earthquakesReprinting this article:Non-commercial use OK, cite NaturalNews.com with clickable link.Follow Natural News on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and PinterestPrivacy PolicyTerms of UseAbout UsContact Us/FeedbackWrite for Natural NewsMedia InformationAdvertise InformationEmail NewsletterFacebookTwitterGooglePinterestYouTubeDiasporaSeenRSSJoin over ...

Huge New Area Soon To Open For Offshore Wind Power In New England

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"Huge New Area Soon To Open For Offshore Wind Power In New England" On January 29, the Department of Interior (DOI) will auction off the largest area of federal waters in the nation for the development of offshore wind power. More than 742,000 acres, or over 1,160 square ...

Natural News Blogs 11 Toxic Chemicals Found In Vitamins, Supplements, and Health Foods

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Keywords: chemicals in food, health foods, supplements, toxic chemicals, Toxins, vitamins These days many people take supplements to improve their health. While you may think that you are doing something great for your health, you are actually adding nasty chemicals to your body. These chemicals might be very ...

What living abroad has taught me about how to dress

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Town and Country Living / Travel January 23, 2015 Town & Country is a series that looks at different aspects of sustainable living from the perspectives of two 20-something women. Here, Margaret and Katherine discuss how moving to another country has impacted how they think about clothing.There is ...

Natural News Blogs 20 Reasons Why We Should Use Cinnamon Every Day

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Keywords: benefits of cinnamon, cinnamon, health benefits of cinnamon Cinnamon contains high levels of antioxidants, and its oil has strong antibacterial and anti fungal properties. It is a good source of magnesium, fiber, iron and calcium and as such can be used as a cure for many diseases ...

Germany Offers Saudi Investors 15% Return On Solar Power Investments

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Published on January 25th, 2015 |by Mridul Chadha January 25th, 2015 by Mridul ChadhaGermany seems to be looking for new financial sources to push its solar power market to the next level. Germany has approached investors in Saudi Arabia for investment in the farmer’s solar power market. The ...

UAE, France Announce Partnership To Jointly Fund Renewable Energy Projects

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Published on January 25th, 2015 |by Mridul Chadha January 25th, 2015 by Mridul ChadhaThe United Arab Emirates has announced a fresh investment collaboration for renewable energy projects. Solar home systems in Afghanistan supported by Masdar Special Projects division France will join the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide ...

‘Fifty miles out we could smell the pollution’: sailing amid the ocean litter

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Justin Chisholm asks the sailors racing around the world about the state of the seas For the majority of landlubbers, the fact that the world’s oceans are clogging up with the detritus of a rampant consumer society can easily be ignored. For most, the watery expanses beyond our ...

Fracktivists fight liquefied natural gas terminal near NYC

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New York state’s fracking fight has moved offshore. And now the key players include not just New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) but also New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R). New York’s famously dedicated anti-fracking activists, who last year helped push Cuomo to ban the practice entirely, have ...

Drowning in plastic

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We’ve all heard stories of islands of floating rubbish in the middle of the oceans, but it’s the trillions of barely visible microscopic fragments that are set to be the world’s next ecological emergency. Lucy Siegle reports I just sat next to a coral reef and watched the ...

Moving Beyond Wellness ROI Toward Employment-Based Cultures Of Health: Part I

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With their recent post declaring that employment-based wellness initiatives “increase rather than decrease employer spending on health care with no net health benefit,” Al Lewis and coauthors are continuing to exert a clarifying presence in a field with a history of unsubstantiated claims and suspect methods. This conclusion ...

Plug-in Vehicle Tracker

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Virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, along with numerous smaller outfits, is developing a plug-in vehicle and Plug In America is tracking their progress. Our list below represents highway-capable cars and trucks, 2- and 3-wheeled, and commercial vehicles. To be included on this list, legitimate companies must have completed a concept, demonstration, or mule vehicle, and we list these at our discretion. Low-speed electric vehicles are not included. Vehicle prices listed do not include rebates. If you have an update to this list, please fill us in. Plug ...

18 Tips to Make Canning Easier

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I only started canning a few years ago. My grandmothers use to “put up” all kinds of goodies and I hoped to follow in their beautiful footsteps.I’ve made some really fabulous jams and preserves since then, but I’ve also had my share of flops. My well-intentioned Blueberry Jam ...

Details for Victorian Interiors

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Elaborate details and use of color found throughout Victorian interiors keep the eyes entertained. The design is a mixture of architecture that represents a period in history, rather than a specific style. Decorative details flourish throughout the home. Wainscoting, trim and wallpaper with a classic floral or botanical ...

A look inside Fender’s rock’n’roll content strategy

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Fender and Gibson are the two most iconic guitar brands in the world. Last week I took a look at Gibson’s excellent content marketing strategy and today, you guessed it, I’m going to do the same for Fender. The first thing to note is that Fender’s website is ...

Simple index assesses reef health to guide fisheries management choices

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We know that fishing has significant impacts on our oceans and the animals that live in them. Effects can range from habitat modification caused by bottom trawls, stock declines from overfishing or subtler… Postdoctoral Researcher of Marine Biology at Scripps Insitution of Oceanography at University of California, San ...

Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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Given how cool and space-efficient Murphy beds are, it’s a wonder there aren’t more home furnishings that fold up and disappear flat against the wall. Hofman Dujardin Architects has come up with a new one, though it’s not so much space-saving as it is space-making. The Bloomframe is ...

L.A.’s Ron Finley Wants to Make Gardening Gangsta

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In 2010, Ron Finley planted a garden on the 150-foot-long curbside strip outside his house in South Central Los Angeles. The produce — tomatoes, kale, corn, you name it — was free for the taking, and the colorful riot of herbs and flowers and vegetables got a lot ...

Urban Agriculture

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In 2012, the city of Richmond, California, garnered national attention when its residents voted down a ballot measure to impose a tax on sugary beverages. Groups like Dunk the Junk hoped the measure would significantly hamper the city’s growing obesity problem. Doria Robinson, executive director of Urban Tilth,

Does recreational catch impact the TAC for commercial fisheries?

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We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more The western Baltic cod is one of the first fish stocks in ...

The Amazon Is Burning

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"Save the rain forest" is a mantra we've all grown up with, and for good reason. About 17% of the Amazon rain forest has been lost in the last 50 years, according to the World Wildlife Fund. While the annual rate of deforestation has slowed in recent years,

U.S. Military Use Renewable Energy in Afghanistan

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"It isn't about global warming," says Colonel Bob Charette. "it's about saving lives."Photo: Illustration by Tavis Coburn IN SEPTEMBER 2010, a company of U.S. Marines entered Sangin District, an area in Afghanistan’s Helmand province that had seen some of the most intense, protracted fighting of the war. Their ...

DF Mavens Store in Manhattan for Vegan Ice Cream & More

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You have no idea how tempted I was to hop on a plane cross-country when I heard that the DF Mavens store had opened in Manhattan. New York seems to be a hot bed for amazing dairy-free (and vegan) cuisine – something I must see, and taste, soon!

Here's What the Kitchen in a Sustainable Micro Cabin Looks Like — Inspiring Kitchens

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Tim and Hannah live in a tiny 196-square-foot cabin in Tahoe, California that they built themselves. The cabin is situated in a forest, is made of mostly recycled, salvaged, or low-impact materials, and is completely off the grid. How do they cook if there's no electricity, you may ...

Solar and wind-powered streetlamps could light up your neighborhood soon

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The world’s first independently powered street lighting system could be lighting up a neighborhood near you someday soon. Barcelona-based researcher Ramon Bargallo, has developed a 10-meter-high street lamp powered exclusively by wind and solar power. The system took four years to develop and is suitable for roadways, parks,

The technology turning carpets into bikes

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A New Zealand company has developed a way to recycle worn-out carpets into children’s bicycles A bike may not not be the obvious product you’d think of if someone asked you what to do with worn-out carpet, but think again. It may have fallen out of fashion in ...

Guests Can Sleep Among the Trees in Peru's Posadas Amazonas Jungle Lodge

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Guests begin their Amazonian adventure with a 45-minute boat ride from Puerto Maldonado to the lodge, getting a first taste of the verdant environs they’ll experience during their stay. The eco-lodge‘s 30 guest rooms are divided into five wings, which are connected by raised wooden boardwalks that suspend ...

Five Questions with Scott Davis, former Chief Concept and Innovation Officer at Panera Bread

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Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with with Scott Davis, formerly of Panera Bread, who will be speaking at the 1st Annual Food Tank Summit. Food Tank, in partnership with the George Washington University, is hosting the 1st Annual Food Tank Summit in Washington D.C. on ...

Renewable Power Costs Plummet: Many Sources Now Cheaper than Fossil Fuels Worldwide

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The cost of generating power from renewable energy sources has reached parity or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels for many technologies in many parts of the world, IRENA revealed in a new report today. The landmark report, Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014, concludes that biomass,

Plastic Pollution

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Round the world racing has become plagued by not being able to get away from mankind. No matter how many miles away from land you sail – plastic waste can be spotted at sea. Sailors from the Volvo Ocean Race are speaking up about what they are seeing ...

Why the Future of Artisanal Cheese is Vegan

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There’s a huge trend these days for things that seem just a little fancier than usual. Things that are made with unique and unusual ingredients, crafted by hand in small batches. We use words like “boutique,” “artisanal” or “gourmet” when we reference them and generally consider them a ...

DIY: How to Make Touchscreen Compatible Texting Gloves for iPhone or Droid

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When the weather outside is frightful, the last thing you want to do is pry your fingers from the warmth of your gloves just so you can text or check some emails. Luckily, with our easy texting gloves tutorial, you can have your cake and eat it too!

Petite Marin repurposes men's dress shirts into beautiful and durable children's clothes

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Katherine Martinko (@feistyredhair) Living / Sustainable Fashion January 20, 2015 This new California-based company is run by two entrepreneurial moms who understand the value of local production, quality fabrics, and reducing one's environmental impact. When two mothers from Marin County, California, set out to buy clothes for their ...

4 Eco Indie Cleaning Brands to Add to Your Arsenal

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Hi there! Don't miss out on my tips and special deals for green & healthy living! Subscribe to my newsletter or RSS feed. Thanks so much for visiting! Laundry, dishes and house cleaning. Can you think of 3 things you would less rather do? It doesn’t help that ...

One Pot Rice and Sausage Dish {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

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Think of a simplified paella or jambalaya, this one pot rice and sausage dish all cooks together fusing the delicious flavors of onions, garlic, pork sausage, red peppers, tomatoes, rice and chicken broth. A one pot low fuss meal that will please everyone. Both gluten-free and dairy-free too.D ...

Masdar Chairman: "Renewable Energy Has Graduated"

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Published on January 21st, 2015 |by Zachary Shahan January 21st, 2015 by Zachary ShahanDr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, the Chairman of Masdar & UAE Minister of State, gave the opening remarks at the start of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and the World Future Energy Summit. Listening to them,

Sealoch House is a cozy prefab home in the Scottish Highlands

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Sealoch House was created from four modular components developed using super thermally insulated panels, pre-wired and enabled for heating, light and sound, with solar energy plates and an eco-friendly heat exchange system. The pods were transported to the site and then homed in configuration on embedded pins, before ...

Curried Cauliflower & Greens Mac and Cheese: #ComfortFoodFeast

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This week’s theme for Food Network’s #ComfortFoodFest is Mac and Cheese. I grew up on Stouffer’s Mac ‘n Cheese, and before that, Swanson’s TV dinners (yes, I know that probably slams me into a particular age bracket), but as an adult, I’ve learned that Mac and Cheese is ...

Large Solar Plant Could Triple Virginia's Solar Power −

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Published on January 23rd, 2015 |by Jake Richardson According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, Virginia has only nine megawatts of solar power capacity installed. This amount ranks it among the smaller solar power states in America. However, a new solar power plant with a 20 MW capacity ...

How to Make a Six Foot Sub

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We have pretty strong feelings about sandwiches. From the art of building the perfect club to our well-documented love of a grilled cheese, we consider ourselves well-versed in the subject. And whether you call it a sub, a hoagie, or a grinder, if you like sandwiches, you’ve got ...

How much plastic is in the ocean? You tell me! - Algalita

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Synthetic Polymers, commonly known as plastics, have made themselves a permanent part of the marine environment for the first time in the long history of planetary seas. No sediment or ice core will reveal ancient deposits of these materials or the biological consequences associated with high concentrations of ...

The Beach Box is the First Hamptons Home Built With Recycled Shipping Containers!

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The six recycled shipping containers have been transformed into a breezy 2,000 square foot beach house complete with an expansive 1,300 square foot exterior deck. It comes with a swimming pool and an outdoor shower and features the most renewable interior materials available. The Eco Top counter by ...

BMW + Volkswagen + ChargePoint Announce Fast-Charging Network

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Published on January 22nd, 2015 |by James Ayre January 22nd, 2015 by James AyreIt looks as though BMW intends to make good on its threat to Tesla’s current dominance in the American luxury electric vehicle (EV) market, based on a recent announcement made at the 2015 Washington Auto ...

Committee on Fisheries

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The simultaneous interpretation of debates provided by the European Parliament serves only to facilitate communication amongst the participants in the meeting. It does not constitute an authentic record of proceedings. Only the original speech or the revised written translation of that speech is authentic. Where there is any difference between the simultaneous interpretation and the original speech (or the revised written translation of the speech), the original speech (or the revised written translation) takes precedence. Unless expressly authorised by the European Parliament, the use of the recorded interpretation for any ...

The Digital Chord Chart Is A DIY Way To Learn The Guitar

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It is my understanding, and correct me if I’m off base here, that you’re into piña coladas and getting caught in the rain. Furthermore, you’re not into yoga and, I suspect this is unrelated but let’s not quibble, you have half a brain. And if you like making ...


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The vision of Project Tomorrow is ensure that today’s students are well prepared to be tomorrow’s innovators, leaders and engaged citizens of the world.We believe that by supporting the innovative uses of science, math and technology resources in our K-12 schools and communities, students will develop the critical ...

Five Questions with Liz Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer for the AFL-CIO

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Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Liz Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer for the AFL-CIO, who will be speaking at the 1st Annual Food Tank Summit. Food Tank, in partnership with the George Washington University, is hosting the 1st Annual Food Tank Summit in Washington D.C. on January ...

Ecotricity to Lower Gas Bills

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Ecotricity, the world’s first green energy company, have announced they are cutting their gas prices by 6.1% - the biggest cut in the industry - following recent falls in gas price. Ecotricity has only one gas tariff, so the price change will affect all customers, both new and ...

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