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Petition - Demand That Congress Pass Urgent Hurricane Maria Aid and Relief Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hurricane Maria, crisis, Humanitarian Aid, Relief Bill, Health issues, destruction, desperation, help needed now, clean water, food supply, safety, access to medicines, electricity, ethics, politics )

Kalliope
- 45 days ago - act.nrdc.org
Hurricane Maria has devastated Puerto Rico and parts of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Homes, hospitals, schools, and roads are damaged or destroyed. Many residents lack clean water, and food supplies are running low. Much of the island lacks electricity,...
Watch What Happens When A Mylar Balloon Hits The Power Lines
Offbeat  (tags: electricity, Metallic balloons, explosive, danger )

Farah
- 123 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Hold on to those balloons. A video filmed in Long Beach, Calif., shows what happens when Mylar balloons get tangled in the power lines near a transformer.
Why the U.S. Army Is Teaming Up With This Davis Startup to Turn Trash Into Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: energy from trash, recycling, fuel, electricity, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, FastOx Gasifiers, Sierra Energy, u.s. army )

Judy
- 241 days ago - sacbee.com
"People always ask, 'What are you powering it with? Is it electricity? Is it natural gas?'"
France Officially Opens World's First Solar Panel Road
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, electricity, photo-voltaic, solar energy, road, 1 km, France, Tourouvre-au-Perche, Orne, Normandy, energy )

Evelyn
- 331 days ago - inhabitat.com
Now the country is waiting to see if the road will live up to the hype surrounding the clean energy experiment. The road is designed to produce sufficient power to electrify street lighting in the 3,400-person village.
Pee Power Urinal at the University of the West of England -and Hope for Refugee Camps   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, University of the West of England, Bristol, pee power, electricity, Glastonbury, Oxfam, refugees )

Evelyn
- 494 days ago - youtu.be
A team of researchers in the UK is turning urine into electricity. A prototype urinal is the result of a partnership between researchers at UWE Bristol and Oxfam. It is hoped the pee-power technology will light cubicles in refugee camps
Solar Power to Grow Sixfold as Sun Becoming Cheapest Resource - VIDEO
Environment  (tags: solar panels, electricity, solar power, sun, energy, environment )

Lone
- 504 days ago - bloomberg.com
The amount of electricity generated using solar panels stands to expand as much as sixfold by 2030 as the cost of production falls below competing natural gas and coal-fired plants, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.
South Australia Sets An Example for the Country and the World
Environment  (tags: australia, electricity, solar and wind, abundant sunlight, climate, climate-change, conservation, energy, environment, protection )

Lone
- 516 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
South Australia gets 40 per cent of its electricity from solar and wind and hopes to reach 50 to 60 per cent within a few years. The area is blessed with abundant sunlight, but few jurisdictions have committed to solar as aggressively...
90% of the WorldâEUR(TM)s New Electricity Coming From Renewable Energy Sources
Environment  (tags: electricity, energy sources, renewable energy, environment, energy, humans )

Lone
- 541 days ago - minds.com
Of the 90%, half of the new energy sources were wind-powered, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
£1 Fuel Cell Creates Electricity From Urine
Offbeat  (tags: electricity, power, generating, urine )

Derek
- 584 days ago - news.sky.com
The microbial fuel cell could be a lifeline for people in remote areas - creating a renewable and carbon-neutral way of generating power. The technology was developed by researchers at the University of Bath, Queen Mary University of London, Bristol Bio.
Denmark Breaks Its Own World Record For Wind Power Generation In 2015
Science & Tech  (tags: wind power generation, denmark, electricity, wind turbines, climate, environment, humans, world )

Lone
- 668 days ago - iflscience.com
Denmark has managed to set another world energy record, generating over 42 percent of its electricity in 2015 through wind turbines alone, the highest proportion for any country.
How Britain Is Taking Electricity to the Most Remote Parts of Africa Using Solar Panels Paid for By Text Message
Offbeat  (tags: UK, Africa, solar, text, light, electricity )

Scooby
- 763 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The Earth pictured at night shows most countries lit up by bright white light.
Ocean Tides to Power More Than 150,000 Homes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Swansea, Wales, Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, power, electricity, clean energy, renewables, ocean tides, tidal lagoon plant )

Judy
- 766 days ago - ecowatch.com
The Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will use the rise and fall of ocean tides to generate enough renewable electricity to power 155,000 homes for 120 years.
San Fran Cable~Cutting Possible Terror Dry Run
Business  (tags: electricity, terrorists, terrorism, Islam, Muslims, americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, society )

Gillian
- 796 days ago - mobile.wnd.com
The seriousness with which the FBI and AT&T are treating the severing of fiber-optic communications cables in the San Francisco area indicates the sabotage could have been a dry run for a terrorist attack. This according to a leading homeland security
This Machine You Use Every Day Is Surprisingly Vulnerable to Terrorists and Hackers
Science & Tech  (tags: electricity, power, blackouts, solar storms, hackers, terrorists, terrorism )

Freya
- 803 days ago - motherjones.com
Throughout history, inexplicable natural phenomena have tended to instill an understandable fear in people. Accounts of the solar storm of August and September 1859 stand out for their tendency toward the whimsical and delighted.
 

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