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Moniz Explains To GOP Member How He Knows Humans Are Warming The Planet: ‘I Know How To Count’

Moniz Explains To GOP Member How He Knows Humans Are Warming The Planet: ‘I Know How To Count’ | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Yesterday, new Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz sat before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee to discuss the Department’s proposed budget and ended up explaining basic climate science to a member of the majority party.
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Top 10 oil and gas producing countries in 2012

Top 10 oil and gas producing countries in 2012 | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
World oil production rose about 2.5% last year, from 4,019 million tonnes in 2011 to 4,119 million tonnes in 2012.
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Ford Cuts Carbon Emissions Per Car | The Energy Collective

Ford Cuts Carbon Emissions Per Car | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Just two days ago I was praising Ford for its plugin electric vehicle options. Well, those clean vehicles aren’t the only things that are cleaner around Ford headquarters and factories these days.
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Stephane Bilodeau's curator insight, June 16, 2013 10:07 PM

“Already, total CO2 emissions at Ford’s global facilities have dropped by 4.65 million metric tons, or 47 percent since 2000. Ford also delivered on its commitment to reduce U.S. facility emissions by 10 percent per vehicle produced between 2002 and 2012, as part of an Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers program. And vehicle tailpipe emissions on a per vehicle basis have dropped 16 percent since 2007 as new vehicles such as Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid have become available.”

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The Big Green Business Opportunity For America’s Economy

The Big Green Business Opportunity For America’s Economy | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
As the US economy recovers from recession, America's small businesses need to remember that going green often means making green.


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Pandoras Promise Nuclear Energy Documentary Mixed Reviews | The Energy Collective

Pandoras Promise Nuclear Energy Documentary Mixed Reviews | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
If Robert Stone’s primary purpose in creating Pandora’s Promise was to generate discussion about nuclear energy, it appears that he has succeeded.
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Nuclear Energy and Public Opinion | The Energy Collective

Nuclear Energy and Public Opinion | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
In his review of Pandora’s Promise Ed Lyman, senior scientist for the Union of Concerned Scientists, picked a nit by extracting a single line and attempting to show how wrong it was.
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What the Produce Section Looks Like in a World without Bees

What the Produce Section Looks Like in a World without Bees | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A Whole Foods Market in Providence, Rhode Island, recently took before and after pictures of what their produce section...
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iSpy

iSpy | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
IN THE last week the world has been treated to a steady stream of revelations about America's surveillance apparatus. Though much of the focus of reporting is on the...
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Is UN negotiating an unattainable climate goal?

Is UN negotiating an unattainable climate goal? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Bonn (AFP) June 13, 2013 - As UN negotiators roll up their sleeves for the last push towards a universal climate deal, many fear their end-goal of halting global warming at two degrees Celsius is moving out of reach.
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URI, firm developing techniques for tuna aquaculture

URI, firm developing techniques for tuna aquaculture | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Narragansett, R.I. (UPI) Jun 12, 2013 -
Yellowfin tuna swim in a tank University of Rhode Island's Bay Campus in the first U.S. effort to breed tuna in a land-based aqua farm, the university said.
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China submersible sets out on 110-day mission

China submersible sets out on 110-day mission | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Beijing (UPI) Jun 13, 2013 -
The Jiaolong, China's submersible watercraft, has left port for a deep-sea mission that includes first-ever diving events, science officials said Thursday.
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Tibetan nun survives self-immolation attempt: reports

Beijing (AFP) June 13, 2013 - A Tibetan nun who set fire to herself in protest at Chinese rule appeared to have survived the self-immolation attempt, a rights group and a media outlet said.
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Fracking Is Already Straining U.S. Water Supplies

Fracking Is Already Straining U.S. Water Supplies | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
As the level of hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells in the United States has intensified in recent years, much of the mounting public concern has centered on fears that underground water supplies could be contaminated with the toxic chemicals...
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INFOGRAPHIC: The ten biggest oil and gas companies

INFOGRAPHIC: The ten biggest oil and gas companies | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Did you know that TOP 10 oil and gas companies produce over 56.6 million barrels per day?
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Japan Debuts New Maglev Train

Japan Debuts New Maglev Train | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it



Central Japan Railway has tested the newest Maglev L0 Train, and the results are promising.

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Scholarship Trains Soldiers At Solar Energy | The Energy Collective

Scholarship Trains Soldiers At Solar Energy | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
New developments in the growing partnership between Solar Energy International and the United States military.
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How to Stop the Ever Growing Addiction to Air Conditioning | The Energy Collective

How to Stop the Ever Growing Addiction to Air Conditioning | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Chances are your power bill will be lower this summer than last summer. It’s not because of falling energy prices or eco-friendly practices, but because this year is expected to be cooler than 2012, which was much warmer than normal.
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Solar Power Offers Saudi Arabia a Win-Win Energy Solution

as solar demand from Europe decreases, Saudi Arabia’s plans to install huge capacity, positions them as an important market. Saudi Arabia will use solar power to produce cheap energy
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Everything is Rigged: This Time, It's Currencies | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone

Everything is Rigged: This Time, It's Currencies | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
New allegations could be even worse than the LIBOR scandal
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What Helps Organic Soils Store More Carbon?: Scientific American

What Helps Organic Soils Store More Carbon?: Scientific American | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
New research suggests that a chemical group known as phenolics may help soils on organic farms retain more carbon
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The Avatar Will See You Now | MIT Technology Review

The Avatar Will See You Now | MIT Technology Review | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Medical centers are testing new, friendly ways to reduce the need for office visits by extending their reach into patients’ homes.
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Germany eyes 8bn-euro fund for flood victims: reports

Germany eyes 8bn-euro fund for flood victims: reports | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Berlin (AFP) June 13, 2013 - Germany intends to set up a fund worth about eight billion euros ($11 billion) to help victims of record floods which forced thousands from their homes and left a path of destruction across parts of the country,...
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Ethiopia endorses Nile share deal, amid row with Egypt

Ethiopia endorses Nile share deal, amid row with Egypt | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Addis Ababa (AFP) June 13, 2013 - Ethiopia's parliament ratified a controversial treaty Thursday ensuring its access to Nile water resources, amid bitter arguments with Egypt trigged by an Ethiopian dam project.
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US warns of cyber attacks on medical devices

US warns of cyber attacks on medical devices | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Washington (AFP) June 13, 2013 - US authorities on Thursday warned makers of medical devices and hospital networks to step up efforts to guard against potential cyber attacks.
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imaginedragon's curator insight, June 15, 2013 8:43 PM

The US Food and Drug Administration warns makers of medical devices and hospital networks that implanted devices could be connected to networks that are vulnerable to hackers, with the possibilities of compromising these devices, introducing malware into them and performing unauthorized software modifications on them for malicious purposes.