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Impact of Climate Change on Forest Growth
Environment  (tags: beetles, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees )

Kit
- 3 hours ago - epa.gov
Warmer climates cause greater spread of pine beetles and leave forests more vulnerable to rapid spread of fires.
Fracking's Radwaste - Supervision Remains Inadequate
Environment  (tags: fracking, radia-active, fracking waste, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, animals, pollution, protection, healthconditions, government, energy, humans )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - theecologist.org
After over a decade of fracking, oversight of the industry's radioactive waste is still lacking, reports Sharon Kelly. Over half of the 280 billion gallons a year of radioactive waste water from fracking ends up in rivers and streams.
Let's Rename Earth Day
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, Earth Day, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 8 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
In 2008, I wrote a piece for Salon about renaming 'Earth' Day. It was supposed to be mostly humorous. Or mostly serious.
Eight Energy-Saving Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, environment, protection )

Cher
- 16 hours ago - livinggreenmag.com
Saving energy means power plants don't need to make as much electricity - and that means less climate-warming pollution from the fossil fuels used to generate it.
Pyrolysis Biofuel Production Process Simplified
Science & Tech  (tags: biofuel, pyrolysis, USDA, swtichgrass, energy )

Brian
- 19 hours ago - dailyfusion.net
"Innovations at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are bringing researchers one step closer to developing "green" biofuel production systems farmers can use to meet on-farm energy needs, or to produce renewable fuels for commercial markets."
Most Efficient Thermoelectric Material Created
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, energy, heat, efficiency, thermoelectric, tin selenide, Northwestern University )

Brian
- 1 day ago - dailyfusion.net
"Northwestern University scientists have discovered a material--tin selenide--that is, according to a press release, "the best in the world at converting waste heat to useful electricity."
Solar-Panel Windows Made Possible By Quantum Dot Breakthrough
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, solar energy, solar panels, windows, quantam dot, Los Alamos National Laboratory )

Brian
- 1 day ago - ibtimes.co.uk
"Windows that double as solar panels could soon be a reality following a breakthrough in quantum dot research that could have significant implications on the way the sun's energy is harvested in the future."
EPA Gives BP 'Get Out of Jail Free Card' on 4th Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Disaster
Environment  (tags: BP, BP oil disster, EPA, corruption, world, nature, ecosystems, government, environment, destruction, conservation, energy, wildlife, healthconditions )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
The EPA ruled that the corporation could start bidding on lucrative new oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico after having been suspended from doing any new business with the government ever since the accident.
CETO Produces Wave Power and Freshwater
Science & Tech  (tags: science, energy, wave energy, wave power, green energy, sustainability, concept, design, technology )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecogeek.org
A new, grid-tied offshore wave energy project called CETO is being readied off the west coast of Australia, near Perth. Carnegie Wave Energy is installing what is called the "first operating wave energy array scheme in the world."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Increase Renewable Energy for Alaska - Expand the Fire Island Wind Project!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: renewable energy, environment, green, greenliving, energy, eco-friendly )

Cal
- 1 day ago - change.org
In Alaska's railbelt, less than 12% of energy is renewable. The Fire Island Wind Project is the strongest opportunity for large-scale renewable energy in Anchorage
Ontario Completely Off Coal
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, eco-friendly, CO2emissions, coal, energy, environment, green, globalwarming, technology, sustainable, Sustainabililty )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecogeek.org
The Canadian province of Ontario has officially shut down its last coal burning power plant.
Is It Time for a Real War on Cars?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, CO2emissions, green, greenliving, Sustainabililty, sustainable, travel, environment, energy, globalwarming, David Suzuki )

Michael
- 2 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
In railing against everything from bike lanes to transit spending, pundits and politicians often raise the spectre of a "war on cars." Of course, there is no war on cars -- but there should be.
Wisconsin Residents Blame Fracking for a Boom in Sand Mining Facilities
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, fracking, frack is whack, destruction, conservation, politics, energy )

Cal
- 2 days ago - cbsnews.com
In Wisconsin, residents are having an emotional debate over the fuel-drilling technique known as "fracking," in which a sand mixture is blasted underground to extract oil and gas from rock
IPCC Findings: Create 'Age of Renewables'... Or Pay Higher Price Later
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
'The longer we wait, the costlier it will be': IPCC's latest climate assessment makes it perfectly clear that solutions to crisis exist, but political atrophy spells doom.
Dear Fossil Fuel Industry - It's Over
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, endangered, environment, forests, energy, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
The climate panel, which brings together the world's top energy and climate experts, says that to prevent catastrophic climate change, energy systems around the world must be urgently and fundamentally transformed.
 

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