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Why ‘Clean Coal’ is an Oxymoron

Clean coal? Really? That's like saying healthy cigarettes. Or hot ice. Or soothing poke-in-the-eye. What do you think of when you hear the term "clean coal?" Possibly, it's cleaner than it was. …

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10 Surprising Uses for Charcoal

Barbecue season is just around the corner, and, no doubt, you're dusting off last year's bag of charcoal. But don't light up that grill just yet -- there are plenty of other uses for charcoal. From pr…

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Seagrasses Can Store Twice as Much Carbon as Forests

By Mat McDermott, TreeHugger This isn't the first time we've heard about this, but it is the first global analysis of how much carbon is stored by seagrasses: According to new research, published …

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Eco-Friendly Plane to Fly for Record

A Slovenian biologist is preparing a record attempt for the lightest aircraft and the least amount of fuel used to fly around the world. Video News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "WtRc9VDuNfrcAp…

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Around the World on Zero Carbon a Day

Itís a bird, itís a plane, itís Ö Hy-Bird! The race to fly a ďgreenĒ plane around the world is on, and French company Lisa Airplanes says its zero-carbon Hy-Bird aircraft will make the trip as early a…

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Eat a Burger, Stop Global Warming?

Of all the potential solutions for global warming, this has to be one of the, well, most unusual: "Eat a local grass-fed burger." Yet John Wick is entirely serious when he suggests it on an unseasonab…

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Boy Meats World

My wife is a vegetarian; I am not. As a food writer, I consider my omnivorous predisposition to be an occupational hazard, or at least an occupational necessity. We have coexisted just fine, with a mu…

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