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Is 70 Percent Renewable Power Possible? Portugal Just Did It For 3 Months
Green Lifestyle  (tags: GoodNews, europe, conservation, coolstuff, CoolStuff, energy, environment, green, protection, sustainable, Sustainabililty, world, technology, eco-friendly )

- 1636 days ago -
Portugal's electricity network operator announced that renewable energy supplied 70 percent of total consumption in the first quarter of this year.
Ethiopia Leads the Bamboo Revolution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, freedoms, ethics, government, interesting, world, europe, Sustainabililty, sustainable, CoolStuff )

- 1648 days ago -
A combination of an abundance of bamboo and eager foreign investment is making Ethiopia a frontier for the bamboo industrial revolution in Africa, according to this country's government.
Estonia Launches National Electric Car Charging Network
Green Lifestyle  (tags: europe, ethics, government, politics, interesting, society, world, greenliving, green, environment, eco-friendly, conservation, CoolStuff, CO2emissions, energy, globalwarming, goodnews, health, protection, sustainable, Sustainabililty )

- 1703 days ago -
165 charging points around the country will use direct current to charge cars in less than 30 minutes
Going With the Flow
Green Lifestyle  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, ecosystems, water, weather, science, oceans, nature, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', europe, usa, Sustainabililty, sustainable, protection, CoolStuff )

- 1707 days ago -
How they and their neighbors responded to that government order, and how in turn the government dealt with their response, is a story that might now interest Mr. Cuomo and other New Yorkers.
Ghana Solar Energy Plant Set to Be Africa's Largest
Green Lifestyle  (tags: africa, GoodNews, europe, eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, greenliving, sustainable, world, business )

- 1781 days ago -
A UK firm has announced plans to build what it claims is the biggest photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant in Africa.
Denmark Hits Solar Energy Goal 8 Years Early
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, energy, eco-friendly, solar, solar power, solar energy, Sustainabililty, Denmark, Europe, environment, conservation, technology, sustainable )

- 1834 days ago -
Installing solar power in Denmark is going faster than planned, and the country has already reached its goal of 200 megawatts of solar capacity. This amount was the goal that the Danish government had set to reach by 2020.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: europe, ban plastic bags, ecosystems, home, recycling, eco-friendly )

- 2008 days ago -
Every year, an average European citizen uses about 500 plastic bags for transport, mostly being used once. The total volume of plastic bags for transport products in Europe in 2008 was 3.4 million tons, equivalent weight of over 2 million cars.
ACTION ALERT: Take Action to Keep Tar Sands Oil Out of Europe! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pollution, tar sands oil, destruction, europe, protection legalisation, environment, humans )

- 2155 days ago -
Extracting oil from tar sands emits on average between three- and five-times more carbon dioxide than conventional oil drilling. So European governments have put forward a proposal that would prevent tar sands oil from ending up in European petrol pumps.
Cyclists Shouldn't 'Share the Road', They Shold Have Their Own
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bikes, bile lanes, cyclists, Canada, Europe, infrastructure, Placemaking, safety eco-friendly )

- 2440 days ago -
It's called the cycle track. Though we recently discovered it, we didn't invent it: It's been the backbone of the world's most attractive, comfortable, safe bicycling environments for decades in European cities like Utrecht and Groningen.
'Smart' Electric Power Grid Movinf Forward Fruition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainable, technology, smart grid, power transmission, Japan, imformation technology, balanse, US, Europe, momentum, utility company, solar energy, wind power, urgent )

- 2793 days ago -
Previously dismissed as unnecessary by some energy industry players, a "smart" power transmission network capable of harnessing volatile yet sustainable forms of electricity could soon become a reality in Japan.
Backpackers Take Green Vacations on European Farms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: adventure, farms, backpacking, Europe )

- 3004 days ago -
Backpackers pining for European adventure have discovered life on the farm, shoveling manure, feeding pigs and making butter as a recession-beating way to sate their wanderlust.
EU Seeks to Expand Energy Grids - Europe
Green Lifestyle  (tags: europe, een power, wind turbines, wind power, eco-friendly, energy )

- 3264 days ago -
The European Commission has unveiled plans to diversify the EU's energy imports and reduce dependence on Russia, the main gas supplier. The EU will remain dependent on imported fossil fuels for many years to come, the Strategic Energy Review says.
UK: Bike Week 2008
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, coolstuff, world, europe, UK, bicycle, bicycling, green )

- 3417 days ago -
Fantastic and funny overview of bicycling in Britain! To quote one commenter, "brilliant!" :)
First Wind Turbine Base Leaves Ostend
Green Lifestyle  (tags: wind energy, Belgium, Europe, wind turbine, North Sea, energy, environment, interesting, technology )

- 3462 days ago -
C-Power is the company behind the multi-mullion-euro project to provide enough wind energy to supply 600,000 homes.
Rail Travel in Europe - Racing With Trains, Planes & Automobiles
Green Lifestyle  (tags: travel, transportation, europe, train, auto, plane, CO2 emissions, interesting, humans, environment, culture, GoodNews, eco-friendly, greenliving, greenhousegases )

- 3550 days ago -
An amazing article comparing travel times by train, plane, and automobile. Ever travel in Europe? Find out the best way to go and learn more about their public transportation. Did you know European trains can go over 300kmh?!

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