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Happy Earth Day!

04/22/2015 by SavvyExacta
Google has struck again! Today's feature is an interesting Doodle about Earth Day, following yesterday's Loch Ness monster. This Doodle is a quiz to h...
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Last comment 04/27/2015 by Wal
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Alternative & Renewable Energy Blog

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The Grid Keeps Going During Solar Eclipse

04/16/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Many anticipated the partial solar eclipse throughout northern Europe with awe on March 20, while utility operators and power distributors in Germany...
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Last comment 04/19/2015 by RAMConsult

Europe Brings Wind Expertise to India

04/04/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Offshore wind is a mainstay of Europe's renewable portfolio, and now they are taking their expertise to India. The FOWIND Project recognizes India'...
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The Bright Side of Solar in 2015

04/01/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The coming year augurs well for the solar power sector worldwide, as more than 40 nations are expected to install at least 100 MW of new PV cap...
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Environmental Technology

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El Niño Vuelve (The Niño Returns)

04/15/2015 by HUSH
I am not one to go on and on about weather. I try to avoid typical small talk, especially if it concerns the weather. I do not watch the Weather Cha...
Pathfinder Tags: climate El Nino NOAA The Blob
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Last comment 04/16/2015 by 70AARCuda

Air Quality Outlook from Orbit

03/14/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Monitoring atmospheric pollutants from space - at orbit 22,000 miles above the equator - is expected to improve the accuracy of air quality foreca...
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A Look at Drycleaning

02/19/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
Do you know what actually happens to your clothes when you take them to a dry cleaner? For a long time, I didn't, as I did not frequent the dry cleane...
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Last comment 02/20/2015 by Flavio Gerber
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Water & Wastewater Systems

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Less Energy, Cleaner Water

02/24/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
All water, prior to being treated, contains some amount of waste in suspension. The removal of said waste, whether it be natural (as in water coming...
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Last comment 02/25/2015 by James Stewart

Desalination Today and Tomorrow

02/06/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
To understand why desalination is such a promising solution to the world's water-supply problems, consider this: about 70% of the earth's surface...
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Last comment 02/11/2015 by James Stewart

Novel Power Technology Yields Water

01/16/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Called the Sunflower, the high-concentration photovoltaic thermal system described in this Engineering360 piece can reportedly generate electricity...
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E&E Exchange

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The New Downside of GMO Crops

02/04/2015 by HUSH
Opponents of GMOs have found a new argument for halting the further proliferation of genetically-modified crops. According to new research, the heav...
Pathfinder Tags: agriculture glyphosate GMO toxin
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Last comment 02/06/2015 by Unredundant

The Problem of Tree-Killing Pests

11/07/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
In the eyes of many an environmentalist, the biggest enemy of the forest is the lumberjack (i.e. the logging industry). But for many types...
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Weather, Climate, and Fall Foliage

10/06/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
In New York, we are in the midst of blooming and peaking fall foliage. I had the pleasure last Friday of driving and hiking in the Adirondacks and see...
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Last comment 10/06/2014 by SavvyExacta
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Shale Gas, Tight Oil, Carbon Emissions and You

06/29/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Methinks, yet again, there is change blowing in the wind. US President Barack Obama presented his plan for reducing carbon emissions to thwart clim...
Pathfinder Tags: carbon emissions Coal Fired Power Plants Economics Shale Gas Tight Oil
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Getting the Lead OUT!

05/05/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
There is U.S. federal legislation slated to take effect on January 4, 2014 that will improve drinking water quality once again. Such changes may happe...
Pathfinder Tags: ANSI 61 lead free lead in drinking water NSF 372 NSF 61
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And the Ground Beneath Our Feet, It Shifted

04/07/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
"Game On" is the title; "all in" is the message. The article is a LinkedIn posting made by Jeff Immelt, the now long-tenured chairman of venerable Gen...
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Do Soy-Based Foams Put Ford in the Driver’s Seat?

03/07/2011 posted in Plastics & Resins Blog
by Steve Melito
In the summer of 1941, Henry Ford unveiled a plastic-bodied car that connected industry to agriculture. According to Lowell E. Overly, the former too...
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Good Riddance, White Pages

11/18/2010 posted in TeknologikL
by Kaplin
Verizon has finally received the permission they have been asking for -- to halt production of the iconic White Pages in New York, Florida, and Penn...
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The Missing Carbon Problem (Part 4)

03/10/2009 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
by Shawn
Uncertainty in the carbon cycle is greater than computer-generated models account for. Large generalizations have left out many smaller processes t...
Pathfinder Tags: climate change IPCC kyoto protocol Missing Carbon missing sink
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