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Renewables Now Contribute Nearly One-Fifth of U.S. Electricity Generation

Posted by on February 17, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Renewables Now Contribute Nearly One-Fifth of U.S. Electricity Generation

Renewable energy now makes up 18 percent of total electrical generation in the U.S., roughly double the amount a decade ago, a new report shows.

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‘Plastic in All Sizes’ Found Everywhere in Once Pristine European Arctic

Posted by on February 10, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Plastic in All Sizes’ Found Everywhere in Once Pristine European Arctic

A disturbing amount of plastic is building up in the once-pristine European Arctic.

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Seven Years Later Fukushima Radiation Levels Spiking To Lethal Levels

Posted by on February 8, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Seven Years Later Fukushima Radiation Levels Spiking To Lethal Levels

As we reported last year, it appears that the 40-year plan to contain Fukushima is already failing, and this latest news from Japan further chips away at the possibility of a favorable outcome.

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Tesla To Sell Solar Products In 800 Home Depot Stores Starting This July

Posted by on February 6, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Tesla To Sell Solar Products In 800 Home Depot Stores Starting This July

According to the company’s website, prices for a Tesla rooftop solar system range from $10,000 to $25,000. The Powerball energy storage battery costs an extra $7,000. By displaying its solar products in Home Depot, Tesla will save money and receive exposure to a much broader market.

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Local Meteorologists Acknowledge Atmospheric Spraying Of Aluminum By Military Aircraft

Posted by on February 4, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
Local Meteorologists Acknowledge Atmospheric Spraying Of Aluminum By Military Aircraft

It’s interesting to see how spraying aluminum and other products into the skies above populated areas is treated as a non-issue by local news. Aluminum is known to cause a wide range of serous health problemsincluding brain damage and Alzheimer’s.

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Oklahoma Quakes Linked to Wastewater Injection Depth

Posted by on February 3, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Oklahoma Quakes Linked to Wastewater Injection Depth

The alarming string of earthquakes that have shaken Oklahoma for years has long been tied to the large volume of fracking wastewater dumped into the state’s injection wells.

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First-Ever Biofuel Flight From US To Australia Is Powered By Mustard Seeds

Posted by on February 2, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
First-Ever Biofuel Flight From US To Australia Is Powered By Mustard Seeds

After taking off from the United States, the aircraft landed in Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday. It used a blended fuel that was 10 percent derived from the brassica carinata, an industrial type of mustard seed that can function as a fallow crop.

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2017 Was the Hottest Year on Record for Oceans

Posted by on January 27, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
2017 Was the Hottest Year on Record for Oceans

Last year wasn’t just one of the hottest years on Earth’s surface, as it was the hottest year on record for the global ocean.

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China Built the Biggest Air Purifier in the World

Posted by on January 25, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
China Built the Biggest Air Purifier in the World

Want to know about the biggest air purifier ever made? Read this!

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US Strikes Major Blow to Renewable Energy With 30% Tariff on Imported Solar Panels

Posted by on January 24, 2018 in Environment with 0 Comments
US Strikes Major Blow to Renewable Energy With 30% Tariff on Imported Solar Panels

Tens of thousands of jobs in the solar sector could be stamped out, and it could hurt momentum at a time when we need to massively ramp up clean energy to reduce carbon emissions.

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Siberia’s ‘Doorway to The Underworld’ is Growing at An Alarming Rate

Posted by on January 22, 2018 in Environment with 1 Comment
Siberia’s ‘Doorway to The Underworld’ is Growing at An Alarming Rate

Check out this fascinating crater in Eastern Siberia…

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24-Year-Old Yemeni Engineer Develops Micro-Biogas Plant That Converts Trash Into Fuel

Posted by on January 20, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
24-Year-Old Yemeni Engineer Develops Micro-Biogas Plant That Converts Trash Into Fuel

24-year-old Yemeni engineer, Omer Badokhon, invented a micro-scale biogas device that transforms trash into fuel.

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Greenpeace Slams Coca-Cola Plastic Announcement as ‘Dodging the Main Issue’

Posted by on January 20, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Greenpeace Slams Coca-Cola Plastic Announcement as ‘Dodging the Main Issue’

Greenpeace criticized Coca-Cola’s new global plastics plan for failing to address the urgency of ocean plastic pollution.

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China to Plant New Forests the Size of Ireland This Year

Posted by on January 13, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
China to Plant New Forests the Size of Ireland This Year

China’s government announced plans for a major reforestation project.

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World’s First Vertical Forest for Low-Income Housing to be Built in The Netherlands

Posted by on January 13, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
World’s First Vertical Forest for Low-Income Housing to be Built in The Netherlands

Boeri is on a mission to create the world’s first vertical forest for low-income residents

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