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The Story of the Brilliant, Incendiary Trump Ad That Has Cannes Buzzing – Adweek

June 22nd, 2017 No comments

The Cosmos co-creator reflects on her husband’s legacy and how Hollywood can inspire careers in science.

Source: The Story of the Brilliant, Incendiary Trump Ad That Has Cannes Buzzing – Adweek

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A bitter scientific debate just erupted over the future of America’s power grid – The Washington Post

June 20th, 2017 No comments
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Coal in the Trump age: Industry has a pulse, but prospects for jobs are weak – The Washington Post

June 9th, 2017 No comments

America Figured Out A New Way Audi Cheated on Emissions Testing: Report

March 25th, 2017 No comments

The punitive California Air Resources Board (CARB) has figured out how Audi cheated on a particular run of “several hundred thousand” of their cars, according to a new report by the German newspaper BILD am Sonntag. This time we Americans have discovered a trick in the car’s software that relates to the steering wheel.

Source: America Figured Out A New Way Audi Cheated on Emissions Testing: Report

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The Smokestacks Come Tumbling Down

March 17th, 2017 No comments
Categories: Economics, energy, Environment Tags:

Sand mining: the global environmental crisis you’ve never heard of | Cities | The Guardian

March 2nd, 2017 No comments

From Cambodia to California, industrial-scale sand mining is causing wildlife to die, local trade to wither and bridges to collapse. And booming urbanisation means the demand for this increasingly valuable resource is unlikely to let up

Source: Sand mining: the global environmental crisis you’ve never heard of | Cities | The Guardian

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Scientists Are Turning Nuclear Waste Into Super-Efficient Diamond Batteries » Second Nexus

February 15th, 2017 No comments

This novel solution to the world’s nuclear waste problem could power the future.

Source: Scientists Are Turning Nuclear Waste Into Super-Efficient Diamond Batteries » Second Nexus

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Jerry Brown Vows to Fight Trump on Climate: “California Will Launch Its Own Damn Satellite” | Mother Jones

January 27th, 2017 No comments

“We’ve got the scientists, we’ve got the lawyers, and we’re ready to fight.”

Source: Jerry Brown Vows to Fight Trump on Climate: “California Will Launch Its Own Damn Satellite” | Mother Jones

Whirlpool Selling Machine That Turns Food Waste into Fertilizer in Just 24 Hours – Core77

January 25th, 2017 No comments

This sounds too good to be true: The folks over at Whirlpool’s skunkworks, WLabs, have apparently developed a machine that can turn food waste into fertilizer in just 24 hours. Composting by conventional means ordinarily takes weeks or months; and Naturemill, a company that once made indoor composting machines, stopped

Source: Whirlpool Selling Machine That Turns Food Waste into Fertilizer in Just 24 Hours – Core77

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Trump’s unsupported claim he has ‘received awards on the environment’ – The Washington Post

January 24th, 2017 No comments

A Trump golf course received an environmental award in 2007, but there’s no evidence of any other awards lauding Trump’s record on the environment.

Source: Trump’s unsupported claim he has ‘received awards on the environment’ – The Washington Post

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