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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 )

- 1 day ago -
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.
Earth-Sized Planet Found in Star's Habitable Zone
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, research, space, discovery, nasa, news )

- 2 days ago -
For the first time, an Earth-sized planet has been found in the habitable zone of a star -- the right distance away to host liquid water and possibly life.
Greens Celebrate Results of Kitimat Plebiscite on Northern Gateway Pipeline
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, tar sands, oil sands, Northern Gateway Pipeline, oil spill, pollution, politics, Harper, Kitimat, Oliver, energy, environment, ecosystems, globalwarming, climatechange, climate-change )

- 7 days ago -
Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands today congratulates the people of Kitimat, BC on voting No in a plebiscite on the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline.
UN Climate Change Guidelines to Balance Science and Politics
Environment  (tags: environment, CO2emissions, climatechange, climate-change, globalwarming, globalwarming, pollution, politics, research, science, world )

- 7 days ago -
After racing against the clock in an all-night session, the UN's expert panel on climate change was completing a scientific guide to help governments, industries and regular people take action to stop global warming from reaching dangerous levels.
New Stars Born at Milky Way's Edge
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, stars, science, research, nasa, discovery, Milky Way, milky way galaxy, space )

- 11 days ago -
Gas from two satellite galaxies have collided with the Milky Way's own gaseous features, triggering the birth of bright new stars at the edge of our own galaxy.
Windmills Are Things of Beauty
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, eco-friendly, green, greenproducts, greenliving, environment, wind, wind power, windmills, wind energy, wind turbines, sustainable, Sustainabililty )

- 13 days ago -
Some people think wind turbines are ugly. I think smokestacks, smog, acid rain, coal-fired power plants and climate change are ugly. I think windmills are beautiful.
Nontoxic Flame Retardants From Whey
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, greenproducts, whey, non-toxic, recycling, eco-friendly, environment )

- 13 days ago -
Whey is generally a waste byproduct from cheese- and yogurt-making. Producers need to find ways to dispose of it, and often it is discharged into wastewater systems.
Nunavut Dinosaur Fossil Is Most Northern Ever Found
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, paleontology, dinosaurs, discovery, scientists, science, research, study, Hadrosaur )

- 15 days ago -
A dinosaur fossil from the Canadian High Arctic is the most northern ever discovered.
White Dwarf Stars Eat Their Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, research, astronomy, WHITE DWARF, space, study, nasa )

- 22 days ago -
The heavier elements in atmospheres of white dwarf stars result from planets being torn apart and swallowed, with the debris mixed into the stars' outer edges, according to a theory published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
W.D. Hamilton's Evolutionary Theory Driving World-Changing Research
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, science, research, study, William Donald Hamilton, discovery )

- 28 days ago -
William Donald Hamilton's name may not be as widely recognized as Charles Darwin's, but Hamilton's work in evolutionary biology has managed to explain nature's oddities in a way that Darwin couldn't.
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