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The environmental movement's greatest hits, all in one documentary

The environmental movement's greatest hits, all in one documentary | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The new film "A Fierce Green Fire" traces the movement from Love Canal to the birth of Greenpeace to the fight against climate change.
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Supreme Court Rejects API’s Challenge To EPA Air Pollution Rules, Everyone Benefits

Supreme Court Rejects API’s Challenge To EPA Air Pollution Rules, Everyone Benefits | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the Environmental Protect Agency’s air pollution rules this morning. The case, American Petroleum Institute vs.
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Making Sense of Climate Sensitivity: How The Economist And MSM Keep Getting It Wrong

Making Sense of Climate Sensitivity: How The Economist And MSM Keep Getting It Wrong | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Memo to media: “Climate sensitivity” is NOT the same as projected future warming! Projected warming even with (an unlikely) low climate sensitivity of between 1.5°C and 2.0°C from Michael Schlesinger et al 2012.
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 SeaChar.org

 SeaChar.org | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
SeaChar.Org’s global mission is to develop, promote and share positive tools for carbon negative living. Our biochar technology re-invents fire in order to create clean energy and build healthy soils.
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Shared Renewables Could Supercharge California’s Clean Energy Economy

Shared Renewables Could Supercharge California’s Clean Energy Economy | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
California’s clean energy economy is already America’s largest, but two bills making their way through the state legislature could open access to renewables for millions of utility customers – without any subsidies.
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China Launches $16 Billion Rectification Of Beijing’s Pollution Crisis

China Launches $16 Billion Rectification Of Beijing’s Pollution Crisis | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
20 million people live in Beijing, a literally breathtaking city that has been contending with air quality so bad and
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Audi A3 e-tron Coming To America

Audi A3 e-tron Coming To America | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Reposted from sister site Gas2:

German automakers have been cautious about hybrid vehicles, including Audi, which in America offers just one hybrid vehicle, the Q5 SUV. But a new hybrid will be joining the U.S.
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George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication

A national survey of Republicans and Republican-leaning Independents on energy and climate change

... report is based on a January 2013 national survey of Republicans and Republican-leaning Independents. We found that they prefer ... You can download the report here:  A National Survey of Republicans and Republican-Leaning Independents on Energy and Climate Change . ...

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André Michel's curator insight, April 3, 2013 6:12 AM

It's great to talk about being energy independent and climate change, but as a free International Consultant, would it not be more useful to mention existing

and future INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS ?

André Michel

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Measuring the Potential of Switchgrass Pellets

Measuring the Potential of Switchgrass Pellets | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama wants U.S.scientists to pursue an "all-of-the-above" strategy in developing new sources of domestic energy.Agricultural Research Service agronomist Paul Adler is providing complete cost-benefit breakdowns for using switchgrass...
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Kiwi scientists rally against climate change sceptic - National - NZ Herald News

Kiwi scientists rally against climate change sceptic - National - NZ Herald News | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
New Zealand's top climate change scientists have rallied together to slam a visiting sceptic who is touring the country to proclaim global warming as a myth that should be ignored.
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Cool It: Is the Internet Too Hot for Data Centers to Handle?: Scientific American

Cool It: Is the Internet Too Hot for Data Centers to Handle?: Scientific American | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Researcher evaluates ways for us to keep enjoying streaming Web video without wrecking the environment
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Republican Born Roosevelt Digs Deep for Texas Oil Found With CO2

Republican Born Roosevelt Digs Deep for Texas Oil Found With CO2 | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Elliott Roosevelt Jr., a grandson of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, grins and leans toward visitors in his Dallas office to describe his biggest discovery in 53 years as an oilman.
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Report Predicts Ever-Bigger Lake Erie Algae Blooms | TIME.com

Report Predicts Ever-Bigger Lake Erie Algae Blooms | TIME.com | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Gigantic algae formations on Lake Erie could be potentially disastrous to the surrounding area's multi-billion-dollar tourist economy
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This town was almost blown off the map -- now it's back, and super green

This town was almost blown off the map -- now it's back, and super green | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
When the town of Greensburg, Kan., was nearly wiped off the map by a giant tornado, local residents decided to rebuild a town that would endure.
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The Arkansas Oil Spill Photos the Keystone Cabal Doesn't Want You to See

The Arkansas Oil Spill Photos the Keystone Cabal Doesn't Want You to See | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Despite what oil companies like Exxon want you to believe, oil pipelines leak. It's what they do.
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Peak oil review - Apr 1

Peak oil review - Apr 1 | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A weekly roundup, including:

-Oil and the global economy

-The Middle East

-China's green GDP

-Quotes of the week

-The Briefs
 
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Congress & Ethanol: Biofuels Love Gone Wrong? | The Energy Collective

Congress & Ethanol: Biofuels Love Gone Wrong? | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
This year is shaping up to be decisive for ‘cellulosic’ ethanol made from corn stalks and other agricultural waste, as oil companies and the ethanol industry clash over government mandates for the automotive fuel.
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Volvo Plug-In Hybrid Electric Car Coming To America

Volvo Plug-In Hybrid Electric Car Coming To America | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
From sister site Gas2:



When Chinese automaker Geely bought up Volvo, they were quick to divest the Swedish automaker from any remaining ties with former owner Ford.
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Indian Scientists Propose Solar Roofs For Roads

Indian Scientists Propose Solar Roofs For Roads | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
After setting up the innovative canal solar power projects, India's Gujarat state may also set up the first solar roof on road project. The proposal is to cover major roads and highways with elevated platforms which will be fitted with solar modules.
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Don't Count on Cheap Fracked Gas

Don't Count on Cheap Fracked Gas | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Price of Oil: The oil and gas industry has long argued that the fracking boom sweeping America will lead to age of plenty where gas prices remain low indefinitely, energy is cheap and jobs are crea...
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Renewables Top Nukes in US Electricity Production

Renewables Top Nukes in US Electricity Production | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
National Journal: Energy production from natural gas grew 16% while coal-fired power fell more than 4%, thanks to a glut of cheap natural gas from the fracking boom. It’s a trend likely to continue...
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Climate Hawks Go on Offense Against Skeptics, but Impact Uncertain | InsideClimate News

Climate Hawks Go on Offense Against Skeptics, but Impact Uncertain | InsideClimate News | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
With momentum building for climate policy in Washington for the first time since 2010, environmentalists are going on the offensive to counter skeptics who helped derail global warming legislation in the past.
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Oily ducks found following Arkansas oil spill

Oily ducks found following Arkansas oil spill | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
(AP) — The environmental impacts of an oil spill in central Arkansas began to come into focus Monday as officials said a couple of dead ducks and 10 live oily birds were found after an ExxonMobil pipeline ruptured last week.
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