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Skyscraper Retrofits for Power and Food

(http://ecoble.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
Clearly we can’t very well tear down all of the world’s old skyscrapers for not being environmentally friendly - that kind of approach would itself be (ironic and) wasteful. At the same time, many of these buildings are projected to last for decad... More>>>
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The Inlet-Outlet: Harnessing Energy from Everyd...

(http://www.core77.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
Nearly every room in our homes and offices has at least one electrical outlet from which we draw power for our gadgets and appliances. What if each of those outlets had an accompanying electrical "inlet" so that we not only drew power fr... More>>>
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California farms, vineyards in peril from warming

(http://www.latimes.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
California's farms and vineyards could vanish by the end of the century, and its major cities could be in jeopardy, if Americans do not act to slow the advance of global warming, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu said Tuesday. More>>>
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Iowa's green energy policy struggle

(http://news.bbc.co.uk) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
Iowa hopes that wind energy will deliver more than just electricity - and that investment in wind technology will help to transform towns depressed by unemployment. More>>>
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Energy

New Solar Technology Concentrates on Cost, Effi...

(http://www.nrel.gov) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
It looks like a giant funhouse mirror. But the big new dish atop South Table Mountain could be a renewable energy breakthrough that helps make concentrated solar power more affordable and appealing to utilities and their customers. More>>>
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San Francisco to Get Bike-Sharing Pilot Program...

(http://www.treehugger.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
While visiting Paris, a city with a quite successful bike-sharing program, San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom announced that his city would get a bike-sharing pilot program in 2009. More>>>
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Solar Physics Spacecraft Launched by Russia

(http://www.space.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
The Coronas Photon spacecraft will spend the next three years circling Earth with a suite of instruments designed to measure energetic particles produced by solar flares, the solar atmosphere, and solar activity's relationship with magnetic storms... More>>>
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Largest Solar Program in US to Kick Start Green...

(http://www.treehugger.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is spearheading a plan to expand citywide solar production and create jobs. Weak article. Great project. More>>>
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Top 5 Most Extreme Exoplanets

(http://blog.wired.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
The process of elimination is (or ought to be) in effect, because the only and inevitable long, long term solution for humanity is extra-solar colonization. More>>>
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Climate Change Killing America's Trees at Ever ...

(http://blog.wired.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
The research revealed that tree mortality rates in old-growth forests from southern British Columbia to Arizona have doubled every few decades over the past 50 years. More>>>
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Global warming threatening forests, study says

(http://www.cnn.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
Forests in the Pacific Northwest are dying twice as fast as they were 17 years ago, and scientists blame warming temperatures for the trend, according to a new study. This photo of Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado shows dying pines and fi... More>>>
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The Octagon, the Environmental Fixer-upper

(http://www.octagonnyc.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
A model for sustainable design, The Octagon was conceived as an eco-friendly "green building." The old building gets green upgrades and sets a new standard for contractors in NYC. More>>>
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