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Obama Kept His Promise, 83,000 Coal Jobs Lost & 400 Mines Shuttered

Obama Kept His Promise, 83,000 Coal Jobs Lost & 400 Mines Shuttered | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
This Labor Day, America has 83,000 fewer coal jobs and 400 coal mines than it did when Barack Obama was elected in 2008.
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These Tiny Worms could be the solution to our massive Global Plastic Pollution Problem

These Tiny Worms could be the solution to our massive Global Plastic Pollution Problem | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
We all know that plastic degrades super slowly, which is why it’s such a big problem that we’re dumping millions of tons of it into landfills every year—not to
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Victory for the Marine Eco System: Obama Signs Bill Banning Plastic Microbeads

Victory for the Marine Eco System: Obama Signs Bill Banning Plastic Microbeads | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Victory: Obama Signs Bill Banning Plastic Microbeads
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Australian Academy of Science divests from fossil fuel Companies

Australian Academy of Science divests from fossil fuel Companies | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Australia’s leading science institution has put its money where its mouth is on climate change, reports the Sydney Morning Herald
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Using Technology : its now possible to make Diesel out of Thin Air

Using Technology : its now possible to make Diesel out of Thin Air | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Diesel from Thin Air
An interesting video about how using the latest technologies they
can literally now make Diesel out of Thin Air.
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Water Recycling Technology - An Earth Changing Evolving Concept

Water Recycling Technology  - An Earth Changing Evolving Concept | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
We are quite familiar with the concept of recycling the aluminum cans, glass bottles, and newspapers. But did you know that water can be recycled as well? Yes years of research made it possible to ...
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Warming of Oceans will have Dire Effects

Warming of Oceans will have Dire Effects | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Time is rapidly running out for the world?s oceans and the creatures that live in them as the Earth?s climate continues to warm, say scientists.
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20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the World

20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the World | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Copenhagenize has released its annual index of the best cities in the world for cyclists, with Copenhagen topping this year's list. Minneapolis was the only U.S.
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Has Tesla Cracked the Grid Energy Storage Problem?

Has Tesla Cracked the Grid Energy Storage Problem? | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Has Tesla finally done it? Has it finally plucked out the long-standing thorn in the side of renewable energy – the need for cost-effective ways to store electricity? With the announcement of the Powerwall storage system, Elon Musk & Co would certainly like us to think that they have. There is a lot to admire about the Powerwall, at least as it was first presented. It’s small, sleek and clearly designed with aesthetics in mind, not unlike the game-changing hardware produced by that other hot Cal
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Elon Musk: Tesla Battery Will 'Fundamentally Change the way the World Uses Energy'

Elon Musk: Tesla Battery Will 'Fundamentally Change the way the World Uses Energy' | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has unveiled a suite of batteries to store electricity for homes, businesses and utilities. The “Powerwall,” and "Powerpack" can store ener
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Breakthrough Technology & Clean Energy for Australia

Breakthrough Technology & Clean Energy for Australia | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Breakthrough and Clean Energy Technology for Australia
A Video from CNBC examines the benefits of breakthrough technologies
inc: wave, solar and geothermal and their impact on the future of clean en
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Lauri's curator insight, July 6, 2014 11:14 PM

Time the USA jumped on the bandwagon instead of building infrastructure to export gas, shale oil and tar sand oil!

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Tech can't save us From Global Warming Catastrophe

Tech can't save us From Global Warming Catastrophe | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Space mirrors, carbon capture and other high-tech proposals make a difference in global warming but cutting emissions will, reports a new study
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The Woman Turning Rubbish into Homes in Pakistan

The Woman Turning Rubbish into Homes in Pakistan | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Latif has been using plastic to create shelters, reservoirs and mobile toilets. Now, she wants the world to take notice.
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Japanese Scientists Discover Bacteria that Feed on Plastic

Japanese Scientists Discover Bacteria that Feed on Plastic | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
A team of Japanese scientists has discovered a new species of bacteria that feeds on the plastic found in water bottles.
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Volkswagen to Release Electric Version of its Iconic Hippie Van

Volkswagen to Release Electric Version of its Iconic Hippie Van | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Following its recent scandal, Volkswagen is releasing an electric version of the Microbus, its iconic hippie van. Development Chief Hans-Jakob Neusser
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San Francisco introduces free, Solar-powered electric Vehicle Charging

San Francisco introduces free, Solar-powered electric Vehicle Charging | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
In a demonstration project, San Francisco unveiled three installations of an off-the-grid solar-powered charging station, allowing electric vehicle owners to pull up and charge for free.
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Small scale pilot in SFO

Jonathan Rivard's curator insight, September 22, 2015 2:04 PM

Off-the-Grid = Freedom

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Genetically Modified Algae could replace Oil for Plastic

Genetically Modified Algae could replace Oil for Plastic | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Tweaked cyanobacteria can churn out a plastic precursor, potentially replacing fossil fuels
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The Road of the future Might be made from Plastic Trash

The Road of the future Might be made from Plastic Trash | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
A project in the Netherlands has big plans for the world’s single-use water bottles.
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Nomadic Power Gets Big EU Grant for Ingenious Mobile Battery Project

Nomadic Power Gets Big EU Grant for Ingenious Mobile Battery Project | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Nomadic Power has developed a simple and efficient solution to extend the range of battery-powered electric vehicles.
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Ducks Get Their Own ‘Duck Lanes’ Near the Canal Walkways in London

Ducks Get Their Own ‘Duck Lanes’  Near the Canal Walkways in London | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Duck lanes along waterway paths in London, Birmingham, and Manchester are a temporary new initiative to encourage people to be mindful of the animals they share the road with when walking or biking. The Canal & River Trust has painted a white line marking off areas to be used by birds with a stenciled silhouette of a duck.
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The Tesla Battery Heralds the Beginning of the End for Fossil Fuels

The Tesla Battery Heralds the Beginning of the End for Fossil Fuels | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
While wind and solar power have made great strides in recent years, with renewables now accounting for 22% of electric energy generated, the issue that has held them back has been their transience. The sun doesn’t shine at night and the wind doesn’t blow year-round – these are the mantras of all those opposed to the progress of renewables.
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The 125 Year Old Eiffel Tower goes Solar

The 125 Year Old Eiffel Tower goes Solar | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
The project aims to reduce the tower's carbon footprint ( and air conditioning bills in the summer ) with passive solar design by changing the position of glass windows as well as introducing solar collector panels to heat 50 % of the hot water it uses. They have also installed a rainwater collection system to supply the lavatories and replaced the older lighting systems with LED.
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Gear technology helps lower cost of Wave Energy Farming

Gear technology helps lower cost of Wave Energy Farming | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
A Swedish company has cracked the challenge of scaling up wave energy, with the help of technology from researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
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Irish sustainable energies market to be worth €2.5bn per annum by 2020

Irish sustainable energies market to be worth €2.5bn per annum by 2020 | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
The SEAI is calling on businesses to avail of enterprise opportunities in sustainable-energy sector with their projected value of €2.5bn per annum by 2020
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