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Ontario Completely Off Coal

Apr 18 2014 01:20 AM | eds in Economy & Politics

The Canadian province of Ontario has officially, . . . shut down its last coal burning power plant. The Thunder Bay Generating Station was, . . . the last coal fueled power plant in the province. 2014-04-17 Source: Ontario Completely Off Coal

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Worlds 3 Largest Taxi Fleets

Apr 17 2014 11:30 PM | eds in Electric

By this summer, China will be home to the top . . . 3 largest electric taxi fleets in the world, . . . specifically Shenzhen, Beijing, and Nanjing. Currently, the majority of taxis in China run on LNG, and . . . natural gas spot prices recently hittin...

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Asia Pollution, Cause Polar Vortex

Apr 17 2014 10:35 PM | eds in Green Living

NASA says, this winter's unusually cold weather east of the Rocky Mountains, . . . could have been influenced by pollution-driven cyclones and . . . high-pressure systems in the northern Pacific. These Pacific weather patterns caused swoops in the...

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Australian Households

Apr 17 2014 07:00 PM | eds in Green Energy

Households invest billions in solar, . . . as utilities stall on big projects. Australian households are almost single-handedly, . . . pushing the country towards a clean energy future, . . . spending billions on generating their own electricity and ....

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Japan Efficiency, Replace's Nuclear

Apr 16 2014 06:55 PM | eds in Green Energy

Japan overcame Nuclear closures, . . . by tapping the cheapest and most widely available source of energy: . . . energy efficiency and conservation. Much of the electricity savings were initially driven by, . . . a popular movement known as "Setsu...

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Dod's Largest Solar Project

Apr 16 2014 03:30 PM | eds in Solar Power

20-megawatt project, . . . will provide about 1/4 of the annual electricity use for Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Follow the Money The project is being installed under a purchase power agreement, . . . in which the solar installer, in this case Tucson Elect...

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'cleaner Coal' Vs Renewables

Apr 16 2014 02:45 PM | eds in Green Energy

“The accelerated deployment of renewable energy, . . . significantly reduces energy-related carbon dioxide emissions, with: . . . . . . reasonable cost, . . . . . . enhanced energy security, . . . . . . more local jobs, . . . . . . value-creation, and...

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Generate Solar Heat In The Dark

Apr 16 2014 03:25 AM | eds in Solar Power

Photoswitches, a breakthrough set of materials, .. . that act as their own batteries, . . . absorbing energy and releasing it on demand. MIT researchers said “Exposing them to sunlight causes them to absorb energy and . . . jump from one configuration...

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6 Perennial Vegetables

Apr 14 2014 11:10 PM | eds in Tips & Guides

Perennial Vegetables keep coming back, . . . year, after year, after year . . . 1. Asparagus 2. Sunchokes 3. Groundnut 4. Artichoke 5. Rhubarb 6. Horseradish 2014-04-14 Source: 6 Perennial vegetables How to grow Green Beans, even with a brown thumb...

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Agenda 21

Apr 14 2014 05:30 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Is the entire green movement, just window dressing, . . . the tip of the iceberg that hides efforts to create fear over climate change, . . . trump the individual, ultimately impose government control and . . . end capitalism and freedom. 2014-04-14 S...

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