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Tools for Peace | Helping students build self-confidence and create positive lasting change within themselves and their communities.

We demonstrate how students can cultivate compassion, peace and wellbeing through learning how to develop positive attitudes, resolve conflicts, cope with difficulties, develop self-motivation and self-confidence, feel willing, able and equipped to...
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Meteorologists Adjust Official Stance: Human Activity Causing Climate Change

Meteorologists Adjust Official Stance: Human Activity Causing Climate Change | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

New language removes ambiguity from group's previous statements on global warming and extreme weather

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Wall Street Pioneer: This 'Has Absolutely No Social Value'

Wall Street Pioneer: This 'Has Absolutely No Social Value' | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The man who built what was possibly the first stock-trading robot now worries they have too much sway over the market. In other news, Victor Frankenstein is starting to rethink that whole reanimating-the-dead thing.
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Greenpeace intercepts Russian oil rig workers

Greenpeace intercepts Russian oil rig workers | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Moscow (AFP) Aug 27, 2012 - Greenpeace activists in a tiny inflatable boat on Monday intercepted a Russian ship in the remote Arctic as it was taking oil workers for the pioneering start of drilling work in pristine northern waters.
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IAEA head says don't relax on nuclear safety

IAEA head says don't relax on nuclear safety | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Vienna (AFP) Aug 27, 2012 - The head of the UN atomic agency called Monday on countries with nuclear power not to lose their sense of urgency in improving safety after last year's Fukushima disaster in Japan.
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Cooled coal emissions would clean air and lower health and climate-change costs

Cooled coal emissions would clean air and lower health and climate-change costs | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Eugene OR (SPX) Aug 28, 2012 - Refrigerating coal-plant emissions would reduce levels of dangerous chemicals that pour into the air - including carbon dioxide by more than 90 percent - at a cost of 25 percent efficiency, accordin...
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IKEA Continues Planning Its Empire of Sustainable City Districts

IKEA Continues Planning Its Empire of Sustainable City Districts | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Would you live in a town built by Ikea? A couple years ago, the question might have sounded like a silly thought experiment.
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Q&A: Mario Sinnhofer on rethinking the soccer ball | SmartPlanet

Q&A: Mario Sinnhofer on rethinking the soccer ball | SmartPlanet | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A misshapen football kicked off a new soccer training system and an unexpected career path for this Austrian artist.
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Believe it! New sports car goes 200 mph, gets 70 mpg | SmartPlanet

Believe it! New sports car goes 200 mph, gets 70 mpg | SmartPlanet | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The Trident Iceni Grand Tourer is purported to offer top-of-the-line performance and amazing fuel efficiency. So what’s the catch?
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Which States Have The Most Wind, Solar Or Biomass? New Maps Tell All - Forbes

Which States Have The Most Wind, Solar Or Biomass? New Maps Tell All - Forbes | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Click on this image to compare U.S. renewable energy resources side by side. Last month, a national lab issued a set of colorful maps that reveal America's resources in renewable energy.
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Eye-Catching Map Visualizes 150 Years Of Hurricanes

Eye-Catching Map Visualizes 150 Years Of Hurricanes | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
As Isaac barrels down on the Gulf Coast, take a look at this map of every hurricane on the planet since 1851 to give some sense of how these forces of nature have been battering us for the last century and a half.
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8 Future Farms To Change How We Grow Food

8 Future Farms To Change How We Grow Food | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Food itself is changing. In the future, we’ll eat new items that we never before envisioned biting into. Scientists are constantly innovating new packaging and new sources for food.
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Through a green glass, darkly: How climate will reshape American history

Through a green glass, darkly: How climate will reshape American history | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
How does today's climate crisis revise our understanding of our collective past? Mark Fiege, author of a new environmental chronicle of the U.S., takes us on a natural history tour.

Standing amid the Permian Basin oil fields in New Mexico last week, Mitt Romney announced an energy plan that takes “Drill, Baby, Drill” to a whole new level. Handing states control over oil, gas, and coal extraction on historically protected federal lands, he chucked a century of bipartisan policy going back to Teddy Roosevelt. For Mitt, it’s “speak politely and carry a big drill.”

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Along with the Arctic Ice, The Rich World's Smugness Will Melt

Along with the Arctic Ice, The Rich World's Smugness Will Melt | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

The belief that Europe and America will be hit least by climate change is in ruins. Yet all we do is try to profit from disaster

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Obama Fuel Regulations Mean Dramatic Changes For Cars

Obama Fuel Regulations Mean Dramatic Changes For Cars | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The average gas mileage of new cars and trucks will have to nearly double by 2025 under regulations that were finalized Tuesday by the Obama administration.
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SciTechTalk: Tablets: Does size matter?

SciTechTalk: Tablets: Does size matter? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Washington DC (UPI) Aug 26, 2012 - As tablet computers proliferate and look more and more alike, Apple and Samsung have thrown down the legal gauntlet.
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India invites Chinese companies to invest

India invites Chinese companies to invest | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
New Delhi (AFP) Aug 27, 2012 - India on Monday invited China to invest in its new flagship manufacturing zones as part of a push to broaden commercial links and cut a ballooning trade deficit with its Asian neighbour.
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Russia to boost investment in premium diesel production two-fold next year

Russia to boost investment in premium diesel production two-fold next year | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Moscow, Russia (Voice of Russia) Aug 28, 2012 -
Returning to post-Soviet level of crude production this year, Russia now strives to secure its position on the European energy market.
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Become A Renewable Energy Magnate, With The Cash In Your Wallet

Become A Renewable Energy Magnate, With The Cash In Your Wallet | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
It can be hard to truly connect with the renewable energy revolution. Just buying wind power from your local utility is very far removed from, say, having your own solar panels, and not very many people are doing solar installations yet.
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Are single-family homes losing their appeal? | SmartPlanet

Are single-family homes losing their appeal? | SmartPlanet | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The U.S. is expected to lose 4 billion square feet of single-family homes by 2021.
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Duncan Wheeler's curator insight, March 4, 2013 10:01 AM

An interesting article on the affects of living in a single family home.

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You’re better off in a slum than in the country | SmartPlanet

You’re better off in a slum than in the country | SmartPlanet | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Slums may be squalid, but they’re full of people trying to grab the next rung. Conditions in the countryside? Much worse.
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DON'T WORRY, DRIVE ON: Fossil Fools & Fracking Lies

In recent months we've seen a spate of assertions that peak oil is a worry of the past thanks to so-called "new technologies" that can tap massive amounts of...
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Can Designers And Developers Save Health Care?

Can Designers And Developers Save Health Care? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Ryan Lochte’s grill wasn’t the only subject of controversy at this year’s London Olympics. An estimated 1 billion watched an over-the-top montage of everything British during the hotly anticipated Opening Ceremony.
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10 Urban Projects That Could Change City Landscapes For The Better

10 Urban Projects That Could Change City Landscapes For The Better | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Open public space in cities doesn’t have to sit unused; just take a look at San Francisco’s Pavement to Parks project, which turns wasted space in streets into "parklets" where people can sit and relax.
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Contrarian conservationist: Nature Conservancy’s chief scientist riles old-school greens

Contrarian conservationist: Nature Conservancy’s chief scientist riles old-school greens | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Biologist Peter Kareiva says conservationists are too focused on restoring pristine nature. Instead, he says, they need to think about creating a future we can all live with.
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