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Dec
14

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One Year Later, Sandy’s Good and Bad Impacts

Restored portion of NJ's Meadowlands, where wildlife once again finds sanctuary. Photo Credit:  Some rights reserved by samenstelling via Flickr.

This October marked the first anniversary of superstorm Sandy, the extreme ‘snowtober’ hurricane that took US by surprise both with its power and the destruction it left behind….

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Nov
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Weekend DIY: Guitar Picks

My Weekend DIY: CD Guitar Pick, courtesy of Joy and She.

If you’re a guitarist who has a knack for putting guitar picks anywhere but in the pocket of the guitar case where they belong (I’m talking about me),…

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Nov
9

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Lester Brown Shares Insights on World Food Day

Just one poor harvest away. That is how far the world could be from an abrupt interruption in the global food supply if continuing trends in food security…

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Oct
29

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Dave Hakkens’ Open-Source “Precious Plastic” Recycler Machine

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“Of all the plastic thrown away, I’ve heard that we recycle just ten percent and I wondered why we recycle so little,” Dave Hakkens told Dezeen magazine during…

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Oct
22

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Norway Announces Intent to Shift World’s Largest Wealth Fund to Renewable Investments

The Norway Flag waving in the sun. Photo Credit:  Some rights reserved by fhwrdh via Flickr.

WWF commended the Norwegian government’s announcement regarding its consideration to invest the country’s sovereign wealth fund in renewable energy. Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund is currently the largest in…

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Cleaner Energy Storage Using Liquid Air

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Solar energy costs may be on a steady decline, and wind energy projects may be moving forward progressively, but the problem of energy storage is still at large….

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Oct
15

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Listening to the Sound of Global Warming through Cello Music

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There’s no doubt we can literally feel global warming and worldwide climate change: record breaking rising temperatures, extreme weather events, and torrential floods hitting many parts of the…

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