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How might we keep the lights on, water flowing, and natural world vaguely intact? It starts with grabbing innovative ideas/examples to help kick down our limits and inspire a more sustainable world. We implement with rigorous science backed by hard data.
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Rick Perry and Al Franken exchange heated words on global warming

Rick Perry and Al Franken exchange heated words on global warming | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
And it shows exactly why we need to stop arguing about climate science.
PIRatE Lab's insight:
More insanity of climate/fact-deniers who grab at any slim misquote as evidence that the entirety of the collective wisdom about the reality of climate change is a farce.
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The March for Science Searches for Its Pussyhat

The March for Science Searches for Its Pussyhat | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
Marchers wearing brains, resistors, and double-helix strands on their heads will all be in Washington on Earth Day.
PIRatE Lab's insight:
Some of the March for Science folks feel the need to emulate the headwear of the previous large March on Washington.  The reality that marching is the key activity, regardless of what you are wearing. 
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Stanford study could lead to paradigm shift in organic solar cell research

Stanford study could lead to paradigm shift in organic solar cell research | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it

A new study by Stanford scientists overturns a widely held explanation for how organic photovoltaics turn sunlight into electricity.


Via Gerd Moe-Behrens, Szabolcs Kósa
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The March for Science is Getting Organized

The March for Science is Getting Organized | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
On the eve of the March for Science, organizers have started hinting about what they plan to do next.
PIRatE Lab's insight:
The March for Science is poised to transition into a true advocacy organization with broad grounding and a focus on the value of technical experts and scientific processes.
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Congress scrapped this one word from the law, opening the door to a space arms race

Congress scrapped this one word from the law, opening the door to a space arms race | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
By striking a single word from nuclear defense policy, Congress has put the U.S. at the verge of a space arms are
PIRatE Lab's insight:
This seems to be but one example of what happens when you decide to live in your own, synthetic and fact-free world.
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