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NASA Cameras Capture Awesome Video of Pennsylvania Meteor Crash


Tweet In the early hours of Tuesday the 17th of February, NASA cameras captured something rare and incredible on their All-sky Fireball Network, which is made up of 15 black and white cameras set up across the United States. This meteor was seen by three of them. According to their calculations, the meteor that tore […]

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China’s Pollution Problems Continue


Tweet Days of heavy smog enveloping much of Northern China has pollution at more than 20 times what is considered safe levels today, despite China’s government promising it’s citizen a better plan to combat environmental issues. Visibility has dropped in a dramatic way as small pollutant particles known as PM2.5 have reached levels of more […]

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Infographic Breaking Down the Costs of Globally Going Green


Tweet I typically don’t post infographics but found this one from Quick Quid to be very interesting and quite throughly researched. We need to wake up out of our selfish slumber of non-renewable greed and start to put our children and grandchildren’s future ahead of our own pursuit of power and wealth. Needless to say […]

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How Sustainable Were the London 2012 Summer Olympics?


Tweet London and the United Kingdom put a great deal of effort in making the 2012 Summer Olympics as sustainable as humanly possible. The latest installment of the Olympics are already being called the most sustainable in history, and that title is exactly what the city of London was hoping to achieve. The 2012 Olympics […]

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The 100 Worst Air Polluters


Tweet The Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts have just released a list of the 10o worst air polluters. The list “presents the highest toxic-score companies that appear on current Forbes, Fortune, and Standard & Poor’s large company lists. Individual facilities are assigned to corporate parents on the basis of the most […]

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Ever Thought About a Career in the Renewable Energy Industry?


Tweet Now more than ever, the need for renewable energy is paramount for the sustainability of the future. With the continuing flow of oil leaks, accidents and damage being done to the environment, more and more people are turning to renewable energy as a primary source for powering and heating their homes. In 2011 alone, […]

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Stephen Harper in China to Talk Pipelines, Trade and of Course, Pandas


Tweet Prime Minister Stephen Harper is heading for China with four cabinet ministers and seven MPs Monday. Since Harper took office in 2006 it will only be his second visit. Not only did he meet with his holiness, the Dalai Lama, which angered the Chinese government, but Harper also did not attend the 2008 Olympics […]

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Chevron To Pay Ecuador $18 Billion in Damages


Tweet A court in Lago Agrio, Ecuador has upheld the ruling against Chevron that ordered the company to pay 18 billion USD in damages for chemicals spillage in the rainforests of the Amazon. The court made the announcement on Tuesday saying “We ratify the ruling of February 14 2011 in all its parts, including the […]

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House Passes Bill Stripping EPA of Clean Water Act Authority


Tweet The Republican-controlled House passed a bill yesterday that would severely limit the government’s part in protecting waters from pollution by barring the Environmental Protection Agency from overruling state decisions on water quality. The bill passed on a 239-184 vote. Sixteen Democrats joined the majority of Republicans in supporting it. The White House has already […]

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Germany Will Close All Nuclear Plants by 2022


Tweet Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that Germany will shut down all its nuclear reactors by 2022. Seven of the remaining German power plants were closed temporarily in March, just after the Japanese earthquake, and another six will be shut down by 2021. That will leave three reactors, will stay open for another year until […]

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