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What Was Big Environmentally: The 20 Most Popular Eco Hashtags of 2015

Posted by on January 1, 2016 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
What Was Big Environmentally: The 20 Most Popular Eco Hashtags of 2015

Many of us are clearly focusing more on Mother Earth. Here are the most used eco hashtags of the year.

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Enormity of Billowing Methane Plume in California ‘Cannot Be Overstated’

Posted by on December 31, 2015 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 13 Comments
Enormity of Billowing Methane Plume in California ‘Cannot Be Overstated’

Methane is a dangerous greenhouse gas that packs over 80 times the 20-year warming power of carbon dioxide. For a pipeline to be billowing a cloud of methane for months is very dangerous for not only people in surrounding areas but by extension the entire planet.

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Solar Flare Impacts on Earth| S0 News December 31, 2015

Posted by on December 31, 2015 in Earth & Space, Environment with 0 Comments
Solar Flare Impacts on Earth| S0 News December 31, 2015

S0 News December 31, 2015: Space Weather: Solar Eruptions, Solar Flare Impacts on Earth; Earthspots; 3 Volcanoes Erupt in Pacific; 45 Foot Wave in Norway

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Japan Court Says ‘NO’ to Restarting Takahama Nuclear Reactors

Posted by on December 30, 2015 in Environment with 4 Comments
Japan Court Says ‘NO’ to Restarting Takahama Nuclear Reactors

A Japanese court has blocked the restarting of two nuclear reactors in the western city of Takahama, after local people raised safety concerns. The plant had already obtained approval from the country’s nuclear watchdog. But locals had petitioned the court in Fukui prefecture, where Takahama is located, to intervene, saying it would not withstand a strong earthquake.

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Giant Squid Surfaces From the Deep in Japanese Harbor [video]

Posted by on December 30, 2015 in Environment, Wildlife with 5 Comments
Giant Squid Surfaces From the Deep in Japanese Harbor [video]

A giant squid was filmed with a submersible camera, and joined in the water by Akinobu Kimura, a diver and owner of Diving Shop Kaiyu.

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Awaiting Impact, Enviro-Disaster x2 | S0 News December 30, 2015

Posted by on December 30, 2015 in Earth & Space, Environment with 5 Comments
Awaiting Impact, Enviro-Disaster x2 | S0 News December 30, 2015

S0 News December 30, 2015: Space Weather: Earth facing solar quiet; Awaiting Impact of CME; Methane Release; Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Recovery; US Rainfall Measurements;

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Hot Air Balloons Could Take the Solar Revolution to a Much Higher Level

Posted by on December 29, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 37 Comments
Hot Air Balloons Could Take the Solar Revolution to a Much Higher Level

It sounds like such a simple solution: send hot air balloons up above the clouds to gather the renewable solar energy our world needs so badly. And it may actually work! That’s why consortiums in France and Tokyo are looking into it.

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Solar Storm Watch for Tomorrow | S0 News December 29, 2015

Posted by on December 29, 2015 in Earth & Space, Environment with 1 Comment
Solar Storm Watch for Tomorrow | S0 News December 29, 2015

S0 News December 29, 2015: Space Weather: M1 Flare From Sun, Solar Storm Watch; Earthquake Watch; Sea Floor Features Revealed; Snow in Northern Mexico;

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Company Sells Bottles of Fresh Air to China and is Struggling to Keep Up With Demand

Posted by on December 28, 2015 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 116 Comments
Company Sells Bottles of Fresh Air to China and is Struggling to Keep Up With Demand

For China’s “upper middle class who crave a better quality of life,” Vitality Air gives them the opportunity to “inject a bit of fresh air into their lives.”

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SDO Glitching, Quakes | S0 News December 28, 2015

Posted by on December 28, 2015 in Earth & Space, Environment with 5 Comments
SDO Glitching, Quakes | S0 News December 28, 2015

S0 News December 28, 2015: Space Weather: Solar Eruptions; Uprise in Earthquakes; Massive Tornadoes; South-East US Heavy Weather; England Still On Flood Watch;

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The Man Who Claims to Have Saved Nikola Tesla’s Secrets Was Interviewed

The Man Who Claims to Have Saved Nikola Tesla’s Secrets Was Interviewed

The Free Thought Project interviewed Jim Murray, a man who claimed to have saved the secrets of Nikola Tesla’s technology. Murray is an engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur who has had a lifelong interest in science, radios, and rocket technology.

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High-Efficiency, Low-Cost Solar Cells Can Be Made from Recycled Car Batteries

Posted by on December 25, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
High-Efficiency, Low-Cost Solar Cells Can Be Made from Recycled Car Batteries

Researchers at MIT have taken a step forward in the search for ways to create affordable, solar energy. They’ve found a way to use old car batteries to generate solar energy, making the new tech a nifty way to recycle as well.

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Sun-Diving Comets, Quakes Rising | S0 News December 25, 2015

Posted by on December 25, 2015 in Earth & Space, Environment with 0 Comments
Sun-Diving Comets, Quakes Rising | S0 News December 25, 2015

S0 News December 25, 2015: Space Weather: Solar Eruptions, Decreased Solar Flaring and Stable Solar Winds; Earthquake Watch; Tsunami Animation; Global Weather;

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Did Woodland, North Carolina Really Ban Solar Farms Because They “Suck Up The Sun?”

Posted by on December 24, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Did Woodland, North Carolina Really Ban Solar Farms Because They “Suck Up The Sun?”

It’s easy to mock goofy and irrational fears about solar farms, but they are only an expression of deeper anxieties. Concerns also include: “Solar panels are now taking up the majority of the farm land, jobs are disappearing and it is becoming a ghost town because younger local residents have to move away to find employment.”

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Huge Test for EFSQ, Major Story Pulled | S0 News December 24, 2015

Posted by on December 24, 2015 in Earth & Space, Environment with 3 Comments
Huge Test for EFSQ, Major Story Pulled | S0 News December 24, 2015

S0 News December 24, 2015: Space Weather: Solar Eruption, Solar Wind Relatively Calm; Earthquake Watch;
Twenty-two Tornadoes in Mississippi; Monsoon in Northern Australia;

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