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What's the Greenest Building of Them All? | celsiasĀ° - 0 views

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    What aims to be the greenest building in Europe has just been un-earthed and is expected to be complete at the end of next year. And using the snafus of the greenest building of 20 years ago, they may well have all the bases covered regarding efficiency and environmentalism.
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ENN: LCD Chemical Found to Have 17,000 Times the Climate Impact of CO2. - 0 views

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    Dubbed the "missing greenhouse gas," nitrogen trifluoride (NF3) was found by a recent study to have a global climate impact 17,000 times greater than carbon dioxide. The chemical is found in the LCD panels of cell phones, televisions, and computer monitors, as well as in semiconductors and synthetic diamonds. The chemical is not one of the greenhouse gases monitored by the Kyoto Protocol, due to the fact that LCDs were not produced in significant quantities when it was drafted.
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EPA Seeks Comment on Emissions Rules, Then Discredits Effort - washingtonpost.com - 0 views

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    The Bush administration yesterday unveiled but immediately disparaged a proposal to seek public comment on whether the government should regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act, declaring at the outset that the proposed approach would be unworkable.
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Top U.S. Scientists and Economists Call For Swift, Deep Cuts In Global Warming Pollution - 0 views

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    WASHINGTON (May 29, 2008) - More than 1,700 of the nation's most prominent scientists and economists today released a joint statement calling on policymakers to require immediate, deep reductions in heat-trapping emissions that cause global warming. Issued just days before the Senate begins debate on the Lieberman-Warner climate bill, the statement marks the first time leading U.S. scientists and economists have joined together to make such an appeal.
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Solar Energy Could Power U.S. Many Times Over : EcoLocalizer - 0 views

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    If the U.S. moved aggressively to start harnessing the solar power it receives daily, it could generate enough clean energy to meet the country's needs many times over, according to a new report from Environment Florida.
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EcoGeek - 6 Stupidly Simple Steps to Saving Billions of Gallons of Gas - 0 views

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    OK...gas prices are getting out of hand, and carbon emissions have been out of hand for a long time. So let's kill two birds with...well...five stones. We generally focus on high-technology here at EcoGeek, and how we can save energy with smart designs. But sometimes, there are simpler ways. In fact, an absolutely tremendous amount of gasoline could be saved in America with some very simple measures. We break it all down and figure out how much gas can be saved with some stupidly simple techniques.
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BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Nature's carbon balance confirmed - 0 views

  • Scientists have found new evidence that the Earth's natural feedback mechanism regulated carbon dioxide levels for hundreds of thousands of years. But they say humans are now emitting CO2 so fast that the planet's natural balancing mechanism cannot keep up.
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    Scientists have found new evidence that the Earth's natural feedback mechanism regulated carbon dioxide levels for hundreds of thousands of years. But they say humans are now emitting CO2 so fast that the planet's natural balancing mechanism cannot keep up.

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Eight Reasons Our Changing World Will Turn You Into an Environmentalist, Like It or Not... - 0 views

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    The challenges our society faces with depleted energy resources, water shortages, soaring food costs all point to environmental solutions.
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Hold the Carbon: Cafeterias Focus on Green Fare : NPR - 0 views

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    From production to processing, transport to trash can, meals and snacks can leave a large environmental footprint. One company aims to slow this trend with a new low-carb menu. Carbs - as in carbon.
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