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2014/04/21 18:18
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Ironically, the “wrong” kind of hope and optimism is part of the problem. As suggested by environmental psychologist Robert Gifford, “optimism bias” is a psychological barrier to individuals’...
2014/04/21 18:18
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2014/04/21 18:18
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An old saying goes “Don’t be part of the problem, be part of the solution.” Here are some suggestions to get you started: 1. Because forest destruction produces as much as 15 percent of the world’s...
2014/04/20 09:09
2014/04/20 09:09
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WESTMINSTER � Michael Buckman points to the white stream rushing out of the 180-foot-tall tower of Pinetree Power Fichburg power plant off Route 31, just outside of the Leominster State Forest. "On a...
2014/04/19 13:22
2014/04/19 13:22
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BERKELEY -- Former Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory director Andrew Sessler, described as a visionary in the fields of theoretical physics and particle accelerator sciences, died Friday of cancer, lab...
2014/04/12 01:43
2014/04/12 01:43
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The United Nations recently released a 2,000-plus-page report on climate change with a straightforward conclusion -- global temperatures are rising, and human activity is the primary cause. The...
2014/04/08 17:36
2014/04/08 17:36
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Recent news reports state PG&E was criminally charged with a dozen felony violations stemming from the natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno that killed eight people, injured many more, and...
2014/04/08 13:42
2014/04/08 13:42
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How Accurately Does Cable News Networks Portray Climate Science? The scientific accuracy of climate change coverage varies significantly across the three major cable news networks, according to a new...
2014/04/07 17:23
2014/04/07 17:23
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America's electric cars are better for the environment, but they share a dirty little secret. The Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf and Tesla Roadster all use a super greenhouse gas known as HFC 134a as the...
2014/04/06 16:42
2014/04/06 16:42
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Americans remain at higher risk for a radiological disaster as long as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission remains under the influence of the nuclear-power industry, an expert on nuclear safety and...
2014/04/04 19:19
2014/04/04 19:19
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China's huge new rocket is headed toward its maiden flight from the country's soon-to-be-complete, brand-new launch center on Hainan Island, at the southern tip of China, far from the nation's...
2014/04/04 08:11
2014/04/04 08:11
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UNH reports warn of drastic climate change Friday, April 4, 2014 DURHAM — As heat-trapping gases from the burning of fossil fuels and other human activities continue to accumulate in the atmosphere,...
2014/04/02 01:50
2014/04/02 01:50
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ATLANTA — Recent legislation to roll back large premium increases in the National Flood Insurance Program is not the end of the story, warns Sen. Saxby Chambliss. The owners of property in flood...
2014/04/01 21:21
2014/04/01 21:21
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Current emission targets are insufficent to keep temperature increases to within 2 degrees. Photo: Paul Jones The world will need far tougher curbs on greenhouse gases, by both developed nations and...
2014/04/01 19:38
2014/04/01 19:38
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Using green energy instead of fossil fuels will lead to more jobs and lower energy rates. Vermont…Read More has increased energy efficiency by 2.3% in the last year through their aggressive,...
2014/03/30 14:17
2014/03/30 14:17
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CHINA is considering a plan to cover the entire world with a network of surveillance satellites. If it went ahead the plan could see more than 50 observation satellites in orbit within two years, The...
2014/03/29 07:21
2014/03/29 07:21
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Answer: "Synthetic biology" (or "synbio") refers to the design and fabrication of novel biological parts, devices and systems that do not otherwise occur in nature. Many see it as an extreme version...
2014/03/29 06:15
2014/03/29 06:15
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NEW YORK (AP) - The spotting of ocean debris by satellites during the search for the lost Malaysian airliner has drawn attention to those orbiting platforms. A primer on what's in orbit, with help...
2014/03/29 01:57
2014/03/29 01:57
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Friends and colleagues of Barbara George, a key, behind-the-scenes force in the creation of the Marin Energy Authority and a lifelong environmental activist, will honor her memory with a memorial...
2014/03/26 22:56
2014/03/26 22:56
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America's electric cars are better for the environment, but they share a dirty little secret. The Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf and Tesla Roadster all use a super greenhouse gas known as HFC 134a as the...
2014/03/25 17:54
2014/03/25 17:54
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Honda and the University of California, Davis today marked the opening of Honda Smart Home US, showcasing technologies that enable zero net energy living and transportation. The home, located at UC...
2014/04/21 18:18
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