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Renewables Account For More Than Half of 2014′s New U.S. Energy Capacity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: alternative energy, us, usa, greenliving, green, environment, energy, coolstuff, conservation, eco-friendly, interesting, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
According to the latest Energy Infrastructure Update from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, solar and wind energy constituted more than half of the new generating capacity in the country for the first half of 2014.
Climate Solutions: The Role of Nuclear Power Infographic
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate Change, Energy, Carbon Emissions, Zero Carbon, Electricity, Nuclear Power, Infographic )

Brian
- 3 days ago - c2es.org
"Nuclear power is the United States' largest source of zero-carbon electricity..."
Climate Change Hits Hard in Nevada
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, politics, water, Sustainabililty, dams, climate-change )

John
- 4 days ago - thinkingaboot.blogspot.ca
If you really want to understand the pickle the Southwest USA is now in watch Cadillac Desert. Its a fascinating 1997 documentary about water management. Twenty five % of America's agricultural output is produced in deserts.
A Chat With Wise-Cracking Robot Pepper
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, robot, interesting, humans, Gizmos, computers )

Naoko
- 3 days ago - japantoday.com
TOKYO -- A wise-cracking humanoid robot called Pepper, whose makers claim can read people's emotions, was unveiled in Tokyo last month.
Abolish Misguided Child Labor Bill
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, ACTION PLEASE, child labor )

Rose
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
rget: Evo Morales, President of Bolivia Goal: Urge government to abolish child labor bill that threatens the mental development and physical health of its young citizens In developing countries, nearly one in four children ages five to 14 are
Singaporean, 13 Filipinos Arrested for Human Trafficking; 36 Women Rescued
World  (tags: world, humanrights, asia, human trafficking victims saved )

Rose
- 4 days ago - globalnation.inquirer.net
MANILA, Philippines -- Authorities raided a recruitment agency in Las Piñas City suspected to be a front for human trafficking and rescued 36 women on Friday night.
The South Is America's Poverty Belt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The South, poverty, cutting safety nets, distress, Republicans, austerity, worsening problems )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - dailykos.com
The South known for it's poverty and poor health outcomes, but recent years show that there's always room for things to get worse. What's worse is Republicans want to expand the policies that heighten the distress in the South across the entire Nation.
Battle For The Net - Please Sign Petition Before Your Voice Is Silenced
Science & Tech  (tags: Battle For The Net, FCC, Net Neutrality, Cable Companies, Costing Tax Payers More, Petition )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - battleforthenet.com
Cable Companies Are Spending Millions to Gut Net Neutrality and slow your internet to a crawl. We can't let them. Let FCC know where your battle line is drawn.
John Oliver Explains Net Neutrality - Urgent Time Running Out Write to the FCC   video
World  (tags: John Oliver, Net Neutrality, FCC, Corporations, slow lane, costing us more )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - youtube.com
John Oliver gives an explanation with humor but none the less still serious to the issue. On this video it gives the FCC website information. Please send in your own comment if you haven't done so yet. Also sign petitions in the comment I left below.
 
 
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