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US, Vietnam to cooperate on climate change

(http://www.iht.com) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
This is a worthwhile pursuit, not just in affecting US policy on climate change. But also taking lessons from threats to the Mekong Delta, to build a resilient Mississippi Delta and offer a better post-Katrina response in future. More>>>
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Environment

Eating carbon - Greenhouse gases

(http://www.enn.com) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Messrs Kelemen and Matter have proposed to pump gas from places where it is produced and into underground strata of peridotite. The team has shown that the Omani peridotite absorbs tens of thousa... More>>>
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Transportation

A quantum leap in bike mechanics

(http://www.boston.com) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
This development might provide the necessary boost to revive the role of bicycles in transportation policies around the world (refer to my earlier post "Bicycles could disappear from Asia"). The work at MIT's SENSEable City Lab deserves ... More>>>
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Energy

Biofuel Startup Strives to Meet Obama's Green A...

(http://blog.wired.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
In the worst financial climate in decades, the company is pushing ahead with its audacious plans to make 200 million gallons of fuel a year at $2 per gallon by 2011. More>>>
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Environment

First Carbon Neutral Suit Available, But Better...

(http://www.treehugger.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
It's so hard to find eco-friendly clothes or clothes made with sustainable fabrics. Unless you want to look like I just walked out of a phish show. More>>>
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Environment

As Food Prices Rise, Fertilizer Shortage Now Th...

(http://www.naturalnews.com) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
Vicious cycle affecting food security, energy security and climate change all at the same time: "Fertilizer producers are building more than 50 new factories to eliminate the shortage, but analysts say that the supply problem will rear its he... More>>>
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Energy

First commercial biofuel flight cleared for tak...

(http://www.businessgreen.com) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
Air New Zealand will start using 50:50 blend of standard jet fuel and kerosene derived from jatropha oil on 3 Dec 08. Would this be a sustainable practice with the ongoing global economic downturn? The aviation industry has been a main target of c... More>>>
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Energy

New Solar Balloon Creates 400 Times More Energy...

(http://www.stumbleupon.com) - scanned by: Muffaletta over 5 years ago
Solar Just Got Better. It’s cost efficient. It’s made of an easy to find material and it’s an environmentally sound concept. More>>>
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Energy

IEA World Energy Outlook highlights major globa...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: amisampat over 5 years ago
By Ami Sampat What Happened? The International Energy Agency has released a report describing a challenging future ahead for the energy industry and planet. The IEA’s annual World Energy Outlook highlights an uncertain future shaped b... More>>>
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Energy

Keep On Rockin in the Sea World

(http://www.stumbleupon.com) - scanned by: Muffaletta over 5 years ago
There's power in them thar waves!. Who knew there was so much power in the ocean waves? More>>>
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Medicine_health

Airport Malaria: Cause For Concern In U.S.

(http://www.sciencedaily.com) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
"Airport malaria" is a term coined by researchers to explain the more recent spread of malaria to areas such as the United States and Europe, which some scientists credit to warmer climate changes. Airport malaria is transmitted when a m... More>>>
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Environment

A lifestyle of "carbon abstinence"

(http://www.guardian.co.uk) - scanned by: GavinChua over 5 years ago
Joan Pick's lifestyle of "carbon abstinence" (coined by my scanner compatriot, Telvin) may pick up speed in the years to come. Joan decided to start living like this, "because I realised we have got the energy question totally wrong... More>>>
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