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The American Anti-Corruption Act gets money out of politics, so the people can get back in.

The American Anti-Corruption Act gets money out of politics, so the people can get back in. | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Pass the American Anti-Corruption Act - a bold new law that puts an end to business as usual in Washington. Join the movement to pass the act at www.Represent.Us.

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Coffee Party USA's curator insight, January 25, 2014 10:58 AM

Here's a repeat post! Please look at this and sign and share broadly if you agree.....We need at least a million to citizen co-sponsor and to call representaives....2 million would be better.

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Radioactive Waste Dumped by Oil Companies Is Seeping out of the Ground in North Dakota

Radioactive Waste Dumped by Oil Companies Is Seeping out of the Ground in North Dakota | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
There have been 300 oil spillages in the state since 2011.

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, January 25, 2014 12:06 PM

In case you didn't catch this one here it is..I missed it somehow....Not good news....but when things get out into the open some times we then make them better.

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2.1 Gigawatts Of Renewable Energy For US Military, On Track For 3

2.1 Gigawatts Of Renewable Energy For US Military, On Track For 3 | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
If you want to check out the amazing transition of the US armed services from fossil fuel dependency to renewable, locally sourced energy, you can find it all wrapped up in a neat little package called Power Surge, a new report from The Pew...
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More Crude Oil Spilled by U.S. Trains in 2013 Than in Previous 40 Years | CleanTechies.com

More Crude Oil Spilled by U.S. Trains in 2013 Than in Previous 40 Years | CleanTechies.com | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
U.S. trains spilled 1.15 million gallons of crude oil in 2013 — more than was spilled in the nearly 40 years since officials began tracking such accidents, federal data show.
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Forget Intermittency: NREL Says Wind Energy Can Boost Grid Reliability

Forget Intermittency: NREL Says Wind Energy Can Boost Grid Reliability | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
We’ve all heard the warnings about how intermittent renewables could “crash” the grid if for instance all of a sudden the wind stops blowing and grid operators are left in the lurch for power when they need it.
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Audi R8 e-tron Nears Production Stage… Again

Audi R8 e-tron Nears Production Stage… Again | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Originally published on Gas2. The saga of the Audi R8 e-tron stretches all the way back to the 2009 and now all the Audi R8 e-tron needs is a signature to make it to production. Since the first e-tron concept debuted in 2009, a production-intent...
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Cameron, Bono link poverty, climate at AP debate

Cameron, Bono link poverty, climate at AP debate | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) â€" Global leaders argued Friday that efforts to eradicate poverty must be linked to climate change, saying that rising temperatures will have widespread effects on everything from food supplies to education.
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Tar Sands Fuel Headed to Massachusetts - Pollution & Contamination -

Massachusetts motorists will soon be filling their tanks with gas increasingly derived from Canadian tar sands oil, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

A flood of dirty fuel into Massachusetts would undercut the state’s efforts to reduce carbon pollution, according to the NRDC.

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY: When will consumers realize the 60-cent light bulb wasn't a bargain? -- Friday, January 24, 2014 -- www.eenews.net

ENERGY EFFICIENCY: When will consumers realize the 60-cent light bulb wasn't a bargain? -- Friday, January 24, 2014 -- www.eenews.net | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The deadline is approaching slowly, stealthily. You may not even realize it until the shelves of your local hardware store are void of 40-, 60-, 75- and 100-watt standard incandescent light bulbs.
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Checking on Earth's 'chimney'

Checking on Earth's 'chimney' | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
For years, scientists have suspected that the warm waters of the western Pacific Ocean play a key role in shaping the Earth's climate. But satellite data provided only a partial picture of what's happening in this remote region of the globe.
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US coal’s new focus on exporting leaves a cloud of dust over Louisiana | Al Jazeera America

US coal’s new focus on exporting leaves a cloud of dust over Louisiana | Al Jazeera America | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Looking overseas for profits, industry giants are building shipping terminals that pollute nearby communities
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More global warming will be worse for the economy, says Copenhagen Consensus Center

More global warming will be worse for the economy, says Copenhagen Consensus Center | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The Copenhagen Consensus Center (oddly, located in Massachusetts) is a think tank headed by Bjorn Lomborg that advocates for what they consider 'the best ways for governments and philanthropists to spend aid and development money.' The group...
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Davos 2014: climate change & sustainability – day four as it happened

Davos 2014: climate change & sustainability – day four as it happened | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Follow all the sustainable business action at the final day of the World Economic Forum

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Stephane Bilodeau's curator insight, January 25, 2014 8:14 PM

"Follow all the sustainable business action at the final day of the World Economic Forum. As we round up the 44th annual event look out for coverage on scaling up the circular economy."

Stephen Hinton's curator insight, January 26, 2014 5:32 AM

Get the news on Davos iin succinct form

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Circular economy offers business transformation and $1tn of savings

Circular economy offers business transformation and $1tn of savings | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
World Economic Forum report says delivering the circular economy will be complex and will need collaboration

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Mercedes Brings B Class Electric Drive To Detroit

Mercedes Brings B Class Electric Drive To Detroit | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Mercedes pulled out all the stops at this year's Detroit Auto Show.
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Geoengineering and Feasibility | The Energy Collective

Geoengineering and Feasibility | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Geoengineering. It’s not the sexiest sounding topic, but a small group of scientists say it just might be able to save the world.
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World’s First Magma-Enhanced Geothermal System Created in Iceland

World’s First Magma-Enhanced Geothermal System Created in Iceland | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The Iceland Drilling Project has created an engineered geothermal system that is the world’s first to supply heat directly from a molten magma.
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How Does A $27,000 Ford Focus Energi Sound?

How Does A $27,000 Ford Focus Energi Sound? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

Ford hybrid sales have exploded over the past year as the Blue Oval added several electrified models to its lineup.

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Davos 2014: climate change and sustainability – day three as it happened

Davos 2014: climate change and sustainability – day three as it happened | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Follow all the sustainable business action live from day three at the World Economic Forum
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Policy choices will decide a future of cars or mass transit

Policy choices will decide a future of cars or mass transit | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
An Indian taxi driver walks amid rows of idle taxis taken off the roads during a one-day strike by the drivers in Bombay April 24, 2002. REUTERS/Arko Datta
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Living on Earth: New Research Probes BP Oil Disaster

Living on Earth: New Research Probes BP Oil Disaster | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
5 million barrels of oil spewed into the Gulf when BP's Macondo well exploded in 2010, and some remained suspended in the water. New research in Hamburg Germany is examining why the oil behaved like this, as David Levin reports.
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Grape expectations | Science News

Grape expectations | Science News | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Global warming has delivered long, warm growing seasons and blockbuster vintages to the world’s great wine regions. But by mid-century, excessive heat will push premium wine-making into new territory.
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Hundreds of homes face more floods in south of England

Hundreds of homes face more floods in south of England | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Heavy rain is expected to pour on to saturated ground over weekend, with five flood warnings issued for Somerset Levels
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Pipeline Fight Lifts Environmental Movement

Pipeline Fight Lifts Environmental Movement | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
While it remains unclear whether President Obama will approve a 1,700-mile oil pipeline from Canada, the fight has changed environmental politics.
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