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Infographic: Get to Know the EU

Infographic: Get to Know the EU | Alternative Energy | Scoop.it
The EU is about so much more than the economic crisis that has dominated recent headlines-check out the Delegation's new infographic on what the EU is, how it works, and more.

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Smith_Lin's curator insight, February 11, 2014 7:20 AM

Looks a useful overview especially for Business studies

Martin Seery's curator insight, February 12, 2014 3:53 AM

Definitely worth a look for all economics and business students.

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New nano-material could boost solar panel efficiency as high as 80 ...

New nano-material could boost solar panel efficiency as high as 80 ... | Alternative Energy | Scoop.it
A new nano-material being developed to improve thermal emitters could help conventional solar cells scoop up more of the sun's ...
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Scientists urge climate groups to back nuclear power as they warn wind and solar will not be enough to fulfil world's energy needs

Scientists urge climate groups to back nuclear power as they warn wind and solar will not be enough to fulfil world's energy needs | Alternative Energy | Scoop.it
Four of the world’s leading environmental scientists urged politicians and environmentalists to back the development of ‘safe’ nuclear power plants instead.
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Apple Planning Solar Power Converters for Its Devices - Apple Balla

Apple Planning Solar Power Converters for Its Devices - Apple Balla | Alternative Energy | Scoop.it

The US Patent and Trademark Office announced that Apple filed the new patent application entitled "Power management systems for accepting adapter and solar power in electronic devices.
Read more at http://www.appleballa.com/2013/11/117310/apple-planning-solar-power-converters-its-devices#XZZop5ZT3Khh8Lfp.99


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Carcinogens emitted from Canada's main fossil fuel hub, study says

Carcinogens emitted from Canada's main fossil fuel hub, study says | Alternative Energy | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — A new study has detected air pollutants, including carcinogens, in areas downwind of Canada's main fossil fuel hub in Alberta at levels rivaling those of major metropolises such as Beijing and Mexico City.
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Pummeled kite surfer dreams up new way to harvest wave energy - NBCNews.com

Pummeled kite surfer dreams up new way to harvest wave energy - NBCNews.com | Alternative Energy | Scoop.it
Pummeled kite surfer dreams up new way to harvest wave energy
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When Samuel Etherington first hit the waves with a board and kite in hand, the waves hit back with a bruising vengeance.
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Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second

Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second | Alternative Energy | Scoop.it
Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second

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Rachel Vartanian's curator insight, March 28, 2014 4:40 PM

EdTech is about education: student learning and outcomes. 

Jimena Acebes Sevilla's curator insight, August 18, 2014 8:33 PM

Primero la pedagogía, después la tecnología.

Stéphane Bataillard's curator insight, August 24, 2014 1:26 PM

A méditer...

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Is nuclear disarmament possible? — RT Op-Edge - RT.com

Is nuclear disarmament possible? — RT Op-Edge - RT.com | Alternative Energy | Scoop.it
At the heart of our approach is the need for responsible, pragmatic and gradual steps to be taken in this sphere aimed at finding effective ways to reduce the nuclear danger. Within this context promotion of the ...
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Fossil fuels divestment campaign is gathering momentum - The Guardian

Fossil fuels divestment campaign is gathering momentum - The Guardian | Alternative Energy | Scoop.it
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Fossil fuels divestment campaign is gathering momentum
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That in turn is why the fossil fuel industry, when it isn't in outright denial about climate change, falls into the first camp: slow, measured change would be nice.
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Wind power generates energy in Ethiopia - Frost Illustrated

Wind power generates energy in Ethiopia - Frost Illustrated | Alternative Energy | Scoop.it
Wind power generates energy in Ethiopia
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(GIN)—In the latest development of energy from “renewables” such as solar and wind, the Ashegoda Wind Farm was launched Oct. 26 in Tigray state, Ethiopia.
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Bill McKibben: fossil fuel divestment campaign builds momentum

Bill McKibben: fossil fuel divestment campaign builds momentum | Alternative Energy | Scoop.it
As climate activist McKibben arrives in the UK, he says investors are starting to wake up to the risk that fossil fuel companies are hugely over-valued

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