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39 Ways to Drive Innovation: New Guide for Sustainability Leaders – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

39 Ways to Drive Innovation: New Guide for Sustainability Leaders – Press Releases on CSRwire.com | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Press Releases get your corporate social responsibility news and information out to journalists, investors, and industry professionals utilizing CSRwire’s targeted reach.
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Sustainable Roofing for Dummies | CleanTechies Blog - CleanTechies.com

Sustainable Roofing for Dummies | CleanTechies Blog - CleanTechies.com | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
This article has been written to help time-poor but environmentally conscious homeowners and small business bosses make an informed choice about flat roofing
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MARKETS: ExxonMobil expects natural gas to surpass coal as second most popular fuel by 2025 - EnergyAsia

MARKETS: ExxonMobil expects natural gas to surpass coal as second most popular fuel by 2025 - EnergyAsia | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
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Drilling for Dollars: Notable Developments in Geothermal Finance

Drilling for Dollars: Notable Developments in Geothermal Finance | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Geothermal capacity additions are on track to top 100 MW in 2012, making this year one of the best for geothermal deployment in the last decade.
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Low-tech Magazine: How to Make Everything Ourselves: Open Modular Hardware

Low-tech Magazine: How to Make Everything Ourselves: Open Modular Hardware | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Reverting to traditional handicrafts is one way to sabotage the throwaway society. In this article, we discuss another possibility: the design of modular consumer products, whose parts and components could be re-used for the design of other products.
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Export Natural Gas to Accelerate Our Clean Energy Future | The Energy Collective

Export Natural Gas to Accelerate Our Clean Energy Future | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
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EV Maintenance Much Cheaper Than That Of ICE Vehicles

EV Maintenance Much Cheaper Than That Of ICE Vehicles | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
  According to a recent study, the benefits of electric vehicles is not just their low energy costs, but also their much lower maintenance costs. The study found that electric vehicle (EV) mai...
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Britain sets five-year plan to spur solar, biomass energy

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain set out a 5-year plan on Tuesday to unlock the solar and biomass investment needed to achieve the country's 2020 green energy targets.The Department of Energy and Climate Change...
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No Tech Magazine: Designing for Velomobile Diversity

No Tech Magazine: Designing for Velomobile Diversity | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
"Velomobiles currently appeal to niche, enthusiast markets through a range of both low scale production and D.I.Y processes." "This paper explores the current limitations in promoting velomobiles as a commuter alternative to the automobile in that...
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No Tech Magazine: The Fastest Sailboat in the World

No Tech Magazine: The Fastest Sailboat in the World | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The Sailrocket, a sailing boat that we have talked about before, is the fastest craft under sail, after breaking the 2010 record held by a kiteboarder. During the last run in Namibia in November 2012, an improved version of this...
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Climate change already having major effects on ecosystems, species

Climate change already having major effects on ecosystems, species | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A report by more than 60 federal, academic, and other scientists, including lead authors from the U.S. Geological Survey, the National Wildlife Federation, and Arizona State University, warns that climate change is having immediate negative effects on natural systems and wildlife. As the global temperature rises, the timing and geographic ranges of many innate processes animals go through, like breeding and migrating, are being shifted, causing an imbalance.
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Union Pacific Creates Innovative Technology to Meet EPA emissions Standards

Union Pacific Creates Innovative Technology to Meet EPA emissions Standards | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Union Pacific has added a new "Genset" locomotive to its ultra low-emission diesel fleet at the Chicago rail yard.
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Why the green building industry needs to pay attention to tenants

Why the green building industry needs to pay attention to tenants | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
It's time for the building industry to shift from develpment to maintenance, using a life cycle approach.
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Dangerous Breathing

Dangerous Breathing | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
This is a summary of a report that studies the health risks and economic loss linked to PM2.5 in four major Chinese cities, and assesses the potential public health and economic benefits given effective improvement of PM2.5 pollution control under...
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Using Tornadoes For Good, Not Evil — Green Energy

Using Tornadoes For Good, Not Evil — Green Energy | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
  Never one to let a good heading get away from me, it’s time to turn the evil power of tornadoes into something good — namely, green energy. And thanks to The Thiel Foundation&#82...
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Asia Report: China Solar Shares Soar as Government Bails Out Sector

Asia Report: China Solar Shares Soar as Government Bails Out Sector | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Shares in Chinese solar companies soared after the government allocated a further 7 billion yuan ($1.1 billion) of subsidies for domestic installations this year, taking the year's total to 13 billion yuan ($2 billion), according to the official...
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Found: Whale Thought Extinct for 2 Million Years

Found: Whale Thought Extinct for 2 Million Years | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The pygmy right whale, a mysterious and elusive creature that rarely comes to shore, is the last living relative of an ancient group of whales long believed to be extinct, a new study suggests.
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Low-tech Magazine: Electric Velomobiles: as Fast and Comfortable as Automobiles, but 80 times more Efficient

Low-tech Magazine: Electric Velomobiles: as Fast and Comfortable as Automobiles, but 80 times more Efficient | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Both the velomobile and the electric bicycle increase the limited range of the cyclist -- the former optimises aerodynamics and ergonomics, while the latter assists muscle power with an electric motor fuelled by a battery.
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Can We Link Emissions Trading Programs To Advance Climate Policy? | The Energy Collective

Can We Link Emissions Trading Programs To Advance Climate Policy? | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Despite some modest steps forward, the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha was a reminder of the slow-paced nature of international negotiations.
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French power bills must rise to cover green costs: CRE

PARIS (Reuters) - A tax paid by French consumers as part of their electricity bills would have to rise 80 percent to cover development of renewable energy, energy regulator CRE said on Tuesday.Renewable...
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Tiny air pollutants kill thousands, cost billions in China

BEIJING (Reuters) - Microscopic pollutant particles in the air have killed some 8,600 people prematurely this year and cost $1 billion in economic losses in four Chinese cities, according to a study by...
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No Tech Magazine: Straw Bale Gardening

No Tech Magazine: Straw Bale Gardening | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
"Straw Bale Gardening is simply a different type of container gardening. The main difference is that the container is the straw bale itself and is held together with two or three strings." "Once the straw inside the bale begins to...
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Top 10 New Energy Technologies of 2012

Top 10 New Energy Technologies of 2012 | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
a look at the evolution of energy over the year. Here we list the ten top new developments which have huge potential for the future, from solar roadways, to volcanoes
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Sustainability @ ASU

Sustainability @ ASU | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The Global Institute of Sustainability is the hub of ASU's sustainability initiatives. The Institute advances research, education, and business practices.
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Corporate executive fears over energy, resources hit new high

Corporate executive fears over energy, resources hit new high | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A majority of CEOs are more concerned over energy costs and resource scarcity than sluggish consumer spending, a new survey shows.
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