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The Ice Is Melting

Apr 22 2014 10:30 PM | eds in Ed's Articles

There are more than 5 million cubic miles of ice on Earth, and . . . some scientists say it would take more than 5,000 years to melt it all. If we continue adding carbon to the atmosphere, . . . we’ll very likely create an ice-free planet, . . . with a...

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Follow The Money:

Apr 22 2014 09:30 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Xcel Energy in Minnesota just spent over $600 million, . . . (twice as much as forecast) . . . retrofitting one of their nuclear power plants. Utilities operate in a bizarre world, . . . where we do not account for, . . . the enormous health or e...

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Follow The Money: Nuclear

Apr 22 2014 07:20 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2013. 2014-04-22 Source: Follow the Money: Nuclear

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Warren Buffett/google 407 Mw Wind

Apr 22 2014 06:00 PM | eds in Wind Power

Google has signed its largest clean power contract to date, . . . for 407 MW of wind power, with Iowa power company MidAmerican Energy, . . . to supply clean energy for Google’s data center in Iowa. Google made the announcement on its blog on Tuesday,...

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Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2014

Apr 22 2014 01:45 PM | eds in Health

Over 24,000 physicians in 25 specialties responded this year. 2014-04-22 Source: Slideshow

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What Will Disrupt The Energy Industry Next?

Apr 21 2014 09:40 PM | eds in Green Energy

Cheap semiconductors (that are lower tech than solar cells) . . . could be the key to converting heat into useable energy at, . . . . . . power plants, . . . . . . in appliances and . . . . . . even in vehicles. Thermoelectric power generation products...

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Apple Computer Co, Energy Future

Apr 21 2014 09:15 PM | eds in Green Energy

Is this the "BEST" Office Building in the World? https://www.youtube....h?v=YBGx57T0IWM

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Did You Know?

Apr 21 2014 05:20 PM | eds in Green Energy

For every 1% reduction in the average America’s residential energy usage, . . . 11 million metric tons of CO2 eq. is avoided. Google’s recent acquisition of . . . Nest Labs(makers of Internet-ready, self-learning thermostats) . . . thrusts Google int...

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China: Ending The Coal Boom

Apr 21 2014 04:40 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

Greenpeace has published a short report on, . . . recent trends in Chinese coal consumption, titled . . . “The End of China’s Coal Boom.PDF“. 2014-04-21 Source: China: Ending the Coal Boom

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The Zero Marginal Cost Society"

Apr 20 2014 11:40 PM | eds in Ed's Articles

Jeremy Rifkin: The emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to, . . . an era of nearly free goods and services, . . . precipitating the meteoric rise of, . . . a global Collaborative Commons and . . . the eclipse of capitalism.

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