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Ribs, wine and radish tops 23.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

We are in between heat waves here in Los Angeles, which means we can take our time getting to farmers markets, consider eating something other than frozen dessert for dinner and maybe — gasp — even contemplate a little baking. Why not turn on the oven and watch footage of the recent September snowfall...

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CBS explores the digital frontier with 'Star Trek: Discovery' 23.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

When CBS Corp. launched a stand-alone streaming service three years ago, some analysts wondered why consumers would spend nearly $6 a month to watch a TV channel that they could get over the air for free.

CBS soon will answer that question by making its big-budget bet, “Star Trek: Discovery,” available...

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Venice contemporary displays a fresh face, forward-thinking 23.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

This contemporary residence, built in 1988, in Venice’s canal neighborhood presents itself as a happy marriage of eco-conscious features and minimalist design following a renovation by David Hertz.

The architect-environmentalist added a third story to bring in natural light and promote passive...

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In German Election, Campaign Posters Are More Important Than TV Ads 23.9.2017 NPR News
The poster tradition dates back hundreds of years and serves as an equalizer in modern-day German elections. But some of today's messaging has been provocative to the point of causing offense.
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New German election forecast: Merkel’s party will win, but lose seats 23.9.2017 Washington Post
New German election forecast: Merkel’s party will win, but lose seats
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USDA-funded study finds no-tillage alone not sufficient to prevent water pollution from nitrate 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
A new IUPUI study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture answers a long-debated agricultural question: whether no-tillage alone is sufficient to prevent water pollution from nitrate. The answer is no.
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Technique spots warning signs of extreme events 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Many extreme events — from a rogue wave that rises up from calm waters, to an  instability inside a gas turbine, to the sudden extinction of a previously hardy wildlife species — seem to occur without warning. It’s often impossible to predict when such bursts of instability will strike, particularly in systems with a complex and ever-changing mix of players and pieces.
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Crowning the "King of the Crops": Sequencing the White Guinea Yam Genome 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
An international collaboration involving the Earlham Institute, Norwich, UK, and the Iwate Biotechnology Research Centre, Japan, has for the first time provided a genome sequence for the white Guinea yam, a staple crop with huge economic and cultural significance on the African continent and a lifeline for millions of people.
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We must accelerate transitions for sustainability and climate change, experts say 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
We must move faster towards a low-carbon world if we are to limit global warming to 2 degrees C this century, experts have warned.
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A Sustainable Future Powered by Sea 22.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Professor Tsumoru Shintake at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) yearns for a clean future, one that is affordable and powered by sustainable energy. Originally from the high-energy accelerator field, in 2012 he decided to seek new energy resources—wind and solar were being explored in depth, but he moved toward the sea instead.
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British police charge 18-year-old over London subway bombing 22.9.2017 Washington Post: World
British police on Friday charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder and causing an explosion over last week’s bomb attack on the London subway.
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World Leaders Gobble Up M&Ms Imprinted With U.N. Goals 22.9.2017 NPR News
Tens of thousands of the customized candies were handed out at this week's U.N. General Assembly, printed with reminders about fighting poverty, climate change and global diseases.
Researchers Discover New Cattle Disease and Prevent It from Spreading 22.9.2017 Green Technology and Environmental Science News - ENN
Within Danish cattle breeding the semen of one breeding bull is used to inseminate a lot of cows. Due to the many inseminations one bull can thus father thousands of calves. Therefore, it is vital to determine whether breeding bulls carry hereditary diseases.
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British police charge 18-year-old in London subway bombing 22.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

British police on Friday charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder and causing an explosion in connection with last week's bomb attack on the London subway.

The Metropolitan Police force said Ahmed Hassan will appear in court later, accused of planting the bomb at Parsons Green station a...

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Scientists and Farmers Work Together to Wipe Out African Lovegrass 22.9.2017 Environmental News Network
A partnership between QUT, the NSW Government and farmers could lead to the eventual eradication of the highly invasive African lovegrass which is threatening pastures and native grasslands Australia-wide.
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10 things you need to know about the restoration economy 22.9.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Preparing for climate change means building up the systems that protect our coasts and water. Some of those will be made of steel; others will be made of trees and sand.
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Episode 93: Embracing hope, converging on climate and circular thinking 22.9.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
In this week's episode: Van Jones on green jobs, not jails; the renewables revolution; a performance from DJ Spooky and other highlights from VERGE 17.
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Meet the new LEED-like standard for professional services 22.9.2017 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
For the first time, ad agencies, legal firms and consultancies would get a scorecard for leadership on supply chains, diversity and more.
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Green Algae Could Hold Clues for Engineering Faster-Growing Crops 22.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Two new studies of green algae — the scourge of swimming pool owners and freshwater ponds — have revealed new insights into how these organisms siphon carbon dioxide from the air for use in photosynthesis, a key factor in their ability to grow so quickly. Understanding this process may someday help researchers improve the growth rate of crops such as wheat and rice.
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Despite proposed budget cuts, officials say the U.S. is committed to humanitarian aid 22.9.2017 Washington Post
Despite proposed budget cuts, officials say the U.S. is committed to humanitarian aid
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