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Wind Power Technology Always Developing

Wind Power Technology Always Developing

Thatcher Michelsen April 29, 2013 0

Wind turbine technology is one of the most promising renewable energy sources available, but it's not without controversy

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Ag-gag Laws Threaten Environmental And Animal Rights Movements

Ag-gag Laws Threaten Environmental And Animal Rights Movements

Thatcher Michelsen April 26, 2013 0

In the last few years there have been many notable examples of environmental and animal rights advocates exposing the abuses of factory farms

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Nitrogen Fertilizer May Pose Grave Environmental Risk

Nitrogen Fertilizer May Pose Grave Environmental Risk

Thatcher Michelsen April 25, 2013 0

The tragic explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, which killed 15 people and injured 200, has raised questions about the agriculture industry's reliance on nitrogen fertilizers

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Electric Vehicle Sales Roar Back In 2012

Electric Vehicle Sales Roar Back In 2012

Thatcher Michelsen April 25, 2013 0

One of the most exciting areas of environmentally friendly products is in the transportation sector, where electric vehicle sales, which had been limited by the recession, are accelerating

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Earth Day celebrated across the U.S.

Earth Day celebrated across the U.S.

Thatcher Michelsen April 22, 2013 0

We wrote in a recent post about the upcoming celebration of Earth Day, which occurs this year on Monday April

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Earth Day Events Across The U.S. Celebrate Green Lifestyles

Earth Day Events Across The U.S. Celebrate Green Lifestyles

Thatcher Michelsen April 19, 2013 0

Earth Day, which occurs on Monday April 22 this year, isn't just about throwing an extra soda can into the recycling bin

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The Environmental Case For Vegetarianism

The Environmental Case For Vegetarianism

Thatcher Michelsen April 17, 2013 0

Coverage of greenhouse gas emissions tends to focus, justifiably, on the utilities and transportation sectors, which are the largest contributors to emissions, producing 33 percent and 28 percent, respectively, of all greenhouse gases in

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Boeing Says 787 Dreamliner Close To Flying Again

Boeing Says 787 Dreamliner Close To Flying Again

Thatcher Michelsen April 16, 2013 0

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a revolutionary aircraft grounded since January 16 because of issues with its battery system, is close to flying again, said Boeing CEO Jim McNerney on March

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Smart Coming To A City Near You

Smart Coming To A City Near You

Thatcher Michelsen April 16, 2013 0

Smart, makers of the famous compact cars with low carbon footprints and numerous customization options, is taking its newest electric car on tour to urban areas across the United States

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Scientists Announce Major Advances In Algae-Grown Nanocellulose

Scientists Announce Major Advances In Algae-Grown Nanocellulose

Thatcher Michelsen April 12, 2013 0

A group of U.S. Scientists announced this week that they have made substantial progress in developing an inexpensive method for the production of nanocellulose, a material with the potential to create durable and environmentally-friendly

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