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Most Wood Energy Schemes Are a 'Disaster' for Climate Change
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, conservation, environment, pollution, forests, energy, globalwarming, protection, trees )

Ray
- 210 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Using wood pellets to generate low-carbon electricity is a flawed policy that is speeding up not slowing down climate warming.
Cat Videos Can Give You Energy And A Positive Attitude, Study Says
Offbeat  (tags: cats, videos, energy )

Jeri
- 831 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Print this story and post it on the boss's door: Science says watching cat videos isn't a waste of time, even when you're at work.
British Firms Could Be Linked to Slavery, Murder and Ecological Abuse Overseas âEUR" NGO
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, Asia, Corruption, EU, Energy, Finance, Human rights, Manufacturing, UK )

Ray
- 907 days ago - rt.com
Hundreds of British firms operating abroad may be implicated in severe human rights abuses such as modern slavery, poverty-level wages, beatings, killings and environmental damage, an international NGO warns.
Most Americans Still Back Nuclear Power, See Future in Solar âEUR" Poll
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Gas, Natural resources, Oil, Resources, Shale, USA )

Ray
- 909 days ago - rt.com
Americans are increasingly looking to solar and wind energy for the future, but most of them still support nuclear energy, a new Gallup poll shows. Overall support for oil and natural gas exploration has dropped, due to divided opinions on fracking.
Global Landmarks Switch Off the Lights for Earth Hour
Offbeat  (tags: WWF's Earth Hour, climatechange, environment, energy )

Ray
- 911 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Landmarks around the world have been switching off their lights as part of the WWF's Earth Hour.
Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 to 9:30 PM Local Time Pledge to Turn Off Your Lights for 1 Hour
Offbeat  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, energy, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, green, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, water, weathe )

Wendy
- 913 days ago - earthhour.org
Earth Hour Join hundreds of millions of people around the world and turn off your lights for one hour to show your commitment to climate change action now. It's time we speak up and demand a better future for our planet switch off your lights for 1hr
The Queen Guitarist Is Angry at Corruption in Politics - and Thinks He's Come Up With a Way to Fix It
Offbeat  (tags: animals, climate-change, endangered, energy, forests, government, green, habitat, politics, oceans, pollution, protection, nature, wildlife, trees, water, Sustainabililty, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environmen )

Wendy
- 915 days ago - mirror.co.uk
Brian May on Ukip, Russell Brand and how he went from Tory to left-of-centre activist, with the General Elections coming up 6th May in the UK this is a great read, I am sure , everyone will like this, unless they are knuckle dragging racists in hoods.
Solar-Powered Plane Lands in India on Second Leg of World Trip
Offbeat  (tags: technology, scientists, energy, CO2emissions, solar plane, world trip )

Naoko
- 928 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A Swiss-made solar powered aircraft landed in western India on Tuesday night, completing the second leg âEUR" and its first sea crossing âEUR" of its historic round-the-world trip.
First Round-the-World Solar-Powered Flight Takes Off in Abu Dhabi
Offbeat  (tags: energy, CO2emissions, technology, interesting, solar-powered plane, environment )

Naoko
- 930 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
ABU DHABI âEUR" A Swiss solar-powered plane took off from Abu Dhabi early Monday, marking the start of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel.
Olympic Village to Be 1st 'Hydrogen Town'
Offbeat  (tags: Tokyo, Olympics 2020, hydrogen fuel cell, electricity, energy )

Naoko
- 993 days ago - the-japan-news.com
The Athletes' Village for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be made into a "hydrogen town" where electricity and hot water are supplied through hydrogen energy.
UN Climate Talks Begin as Global Temperatures Break Records
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, energy, globalwarming, politics, oceans, weather, environment, US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admi )

Ray
- 1029 days ago - bbc.co.uk
UN climate negotiators are meeting in Peru to try to advance talks on a new global agreement. One hundred and ninety-five nations have committed to finalising a new climate pact in Paris by 2015's end.
Fracking Banned in Its Birthplace: Texas Town Votes to Outlaw Hydraulic Fracturing
Offbeat  (tags: Ecology, Election, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Law, USA )

Ray
- 1054 days ago - rt.com
Voters in Denton, Texas approved a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on Tuesday, making the city the first in Texas to outlaw the controversial gas-extraction process.
Beijing Marathon Smog Takes Health Out of Exercise
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, climate, destruction, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, pollution, Sustainabililty, world, environment, health, humans, news, safety, society, sports, world, asia, chin )

Jessica
- 1066 days ago - yourenergyblog.com
Smog in Beijing is so bad that marathon runners were wearing gas masks last week. It's one of the smoggiest cities in the world. 30,000 athletes were registered to run. Some dropped out, some quit early, and some wore masks.
UK to Allow Fracking Drilling Under People's Land Without Their Consent
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Law, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 1093 days ago - rt.com
The UK plans to allow fracking companies to drill under people's land without their agreement, despite public opposition.
 

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