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Shale gas, tight oil, and fracking - Feb 12

Shale gas, tight oil, and fracking - Feb 12 | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
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The Myth of “Saudi America”
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Nate Hagens: Things are not going to be as easy over the next 40 years

Nate Hagens: Things are not going to be as easy over the next 40 years | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Recently Karen Rybold-Chin interviewed Nate Hagens, former editor of The Oil Drum and former Lehman Brothers vice president, questioning him about a future economy without growth and an environment suffering climate change.
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Hilarious New 1BOG Video On Going Solar

Hilarious New 1BOG Video On Going Solar | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
One Block Off The Grid (1BOG) has a pretty hilarious new video ad out about how to go solar. Having a bit of a close relationship with the dudes there, they sent it over as soon as it was published.
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Malloy: "This Is Climate Change" | New Haven Independent

The governor recognized what he saw in Fair Haven Tuesday: a warming planet.

“I think climate change is giving more severe weather more frequently as the environment continues to warm,” Malloy told the Independent during his stop. (Click on the play arrow at the top of the story to watch excerpts.)

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Climate change pushing water system upgrades

Climate change pushing water system upgrades | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Global climate change is a reality that few people now deny. 2012 was the warmest year on record. So what about Seattle’s water supply? Managers say they
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What Does Ocean Acidification Mean for Sea Life?

What Does Ocean Acidification Mean for Sea Life? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Scientists take a closer look at the impact of carbon dioxide on marine ecosystems
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What If Everything Could Be A Solar Panel?: Scientific American

What If Everything Could Be A Solar Panel?: Scientific American | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Power-conducting films that could be stuck to any surface under the sun are coming. Will that get us the solar power we need?
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NASA: Alarming water loss in Middle East

The study, to be published Friday in Water Resources Research, a journal of the American Geophysical Union, examined data over seven years from 2003 from a pair of gravity-measuring satellites which is part of NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate...
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The Japan Meteorological Agency temperature record

The Japan Meteorological Agency temperature record | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) produce its own version of the instrumental temperature record, which has until recently received little attention.  NASA's Climate 365 put together a graphic to illustrate how little difference there is...
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Creating Good Work: Identifying Commonwealth-Building Healthy Economies

Creating Good Work: Identifying Commonwealth-Building Healthy Economies | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
'Creating Good Work: Identifying Commonwealth-Building Healthy Economies' blog post by Ron Schultz.
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Posts from Cruxcatalyst: The Heart of Change for 02/13/2013

Posts from Cruxcatalyst: The Heart of Change for 02/13/2013 | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
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Why is the U.S. Losing the Cleantech Race with China?

Why is the U.S. Losing the Cleantech Race with China? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Chris Martenson, an economic researcher and futurist, asserts that The U.S. is losing the sustainable energy technology race to China. Actually, we're not even really trying to compete.
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Pioneering Finns share leftovers to cut waste

Pioneering Finns share leftovers to cut waste | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Helsinki (AFP) Feb 13, 2013 - Jukka Peltonen has just come home from the shop with a bag of clementines, but he's disappointed to discover they're too acidic for his taste.
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Nate Hagens: The End of Growth

Madison, WI Energy Hub, UW-Madison
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Environmental hazards or energy solutions? Geophysicists size up energy resources, carbon capture and fracking

Environmental hazards or energy solutions? Geophysicists size up energy resources, carbon capture and fracking | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Decisions about future energy challenges are too often hindered by propaganda, half-truths and a limited grasp of the science that informs the choice and use of hydrocarbon and other resources, according to delegates at the annual conference of the...
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US Energy Savings Potential & Who Pays For It (VIDEO)

US Energy Savings Potential & Who Pays For It (VIDEO) | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
http://youtu.be/XcjzdjDre6E

The renewable energy graduate student who got me to go give a guest lecture on renewable energy to his class recently passed along some useful videos on different types of clean technology.
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Shippers keen on TransCanada’s natural gas line conversion to carry crude eastward

Shippers keen on TransCanada’s natural gas line conversion to carry crude eastward | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
TransCanada Corp.’s plans to convert one of its main natural gas lines to carry crude oil from Alberta to Quebec and likely on to the Maritimes is set to move into high gear.
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Scientists: Warming climate may hurt Mich. farms

(AP) — As climate change takes hold, Michigan's orchards may increasingly fall victim to the spring thaw-and-freeze pattern that devastated fruit crops last year, scientists said Tuesday.
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Experts urge making mpg math less fuzzy

Experts urge making mpg math less fuzzy | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Drivers of some cars are learning that gas-mileage estimates on window stickers overpromise what they really get on the highway. That's reigniting a debate on how to calculate fuel economy.
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In radical refit, buildings to generate more power than they use

In radical refit, buildings to generate more power than they use | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
SANDVIKA, Norway (Reuters) - Two office blocks by the Oslo fjord will generate more power than they use from 2014 after a radical refit meant to show that the world's energy-squandering building sector...
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Report calls for huge expansion of experimental nuclear plants

Report calls for huge expansion of experimental nuclear plants | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Development of new technology would move UK away from fossil fuels and generate two-thirds of power by 2050
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Gaining community support for biomass projects :Algae Industry Magazine

Gaining community support for biomass projects :Algae Industry Magazine | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Questions are increasingly raised concerning the various environmental, economic, and social issues that surround biomass production and use...
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Minding Nemo: Jeff Masters on Snowstorms in a Warming World

Minding Nemo: Jeff Masters on Snowstorms in a Warming World | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
I spent tuesday in Ann Arbor, at the regional Town Hall meeting to review the latest US Global Change Research program report on climate change impacts. More on that in later posts. As I keep dropp...
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Student Loans Going the Way of Housing

Student Loans Going the Way of Housing | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Colleges are good at getting people enrolled. They get kids lined up with education loans. The money goes to pay exorbitant prices on textbooks. It pays for meal cards. Tuition is crazy high.
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New Zealand carbon cap-and-trade slammed

New Zealand carbon cap-and-trade slammed | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Canterbury, New Zealand (UPI) Feb 12, 2013 -
A New Zealand forestry expert says the country's greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme is irrational and damages its environmental credentials.
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