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Press Release: Protecting American Health from Global Shipping Pollution: New Report 30.3.2009 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CLEAN AIR AGENCIES PUGET SOUND CLEAN AIR AGENCY Coalition Contacts: Heather Grzelka, Communications, American Lung Association, 202-715-3450, Paul Billings, Vice President, American Lung Association, 202-785-3355 x 3988, Sean Crowley , Marketing-Communications Director, EDF, 202-550-6524, scrowley@edf.org Vickie Patton , Deputy General Counsel, EDF, 720-837-6239, Bill Becker, Executive Director, National Association of Clean Air Agencies, 301-806-6111 (c), Dennis McLerran, Executive Director, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, 206-689-4004, Kimberley Cline, Communications Specialist, Puget Sound Clean Air ...
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Climate Policy and 'The Black Swan' 30.3.2009 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Image by broo. See image at http://www.sxc.hu/photo/313959

How we do we live in a world we don’t understand, asks Marc Gunther. He says the question has been on his mind since he listened to a podcast interview of Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of "The Black Swan," and free-market economist Russell Roberts. The talk made Gunther wonder about what Taleb would say about the threat of climate change.

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Battle of the 2010 Camaro, Mustang, and Challenger: Which is the Most Green? 30.3.2009 TreeHugger
Photo via: Dodge Challenger1 We talk a lot about and hybrids here on Treehugger and Planet Green, but there are those of us who still have a fix for that old American Muscle Car. There is nothing like the raw scream of a V-8 engine coming out onto the highway, or the adrenaline rush of snapping a speedo from 0 to 60 in under 5 seconds. We've still got several years until zero emissions sports cars such as the become affordable enough for the av... ...
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White House Announces International Meetings to Address Energy and Climate Issues 29.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
The Obama administration announced Saturday that it had organized a series of meetings among representatives of 16 countries and the European Union to discuss energy and climate issues.
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Lights dim around globe to encourage reductions in carbon emissions 29.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
DOZENS of Scottish landmarks were plunged into darkness last night as part of a global bid to raise awareness about climate change. Edinburgh Castle, the Forth Bridge, the Wallace Monument, the Scottish Parliament and the SECC in Glasgow were among those which took part in Earth Hour.
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How to tackle climate change — the Maldives example 29.3.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
The tiny Indian Ocean nation of the Maldives will become carbon-neutral within 10 years. This was the pledge made by Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed on March 15.
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Energy studies get a jolt 29.3.2009 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Stimulus cash and social consciousness drive up interest on university campuses In what could be an sign of change in America's long-standing shortage of graduates prepared for high-tech careers, the hottest subject on college campuses across the nation right now seems to be renewable energy. The Tribune's Jim Tankersley ...
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Russia plans military force to patrol Arctic as 'cold rush' intensifies 28.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Russia has released plans to create a dedicated military force to patrol the Arctic, where it is laying claim to billions of tonnes of hydrocarbons.
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Nuclear industry's new burst of energy 28.3.2009 Environmental News Network
Thirty years ago, the nuclear energy industry in the United States seemed all but headed for the scrapyard. Now it's poised for a rebirth.
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New York's Green Taxi Incentives Approved 28.3.2009 ENS
New York's Green Taxi Incentives Approved
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Ice that burns could be a green fossil fuel 27.3.2009 Green Technology and Environmental Science News - ENN
Natural gas locked up in water crystals could be a source of enormous amounts of energy – and if a new technology delivers what scientists are claiming, then it could even be emissions-free too.
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New California air board rule will require auto shops to inflate tires 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
The latest target of California's war on global warming: squishy tires. Thursday, the state Air Resources Board voted 8-0 in favor of a rule that requires most automotive service shops to check and inflate tires to the recommended pressure.
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Office Vampires: Millions of Office PCs Feed at Night 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Vampire energy loss describes the considerable amount of energy sucked up by computers, home electronics and appliances that go into sleep or standby mode when you're not using them.
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Obama Sets Disappointing Fuel Economy Standard for 2011 27.3.2009 TreeHugger
Photo via The president announced the 2011 fuel economy standard for cars and light trucks today, and it's—well, pretty unimpressive. It's a still a step forward, but it's about as small of one as possible. For all the talk about keeping this country on the cutting edge by pouring new money into research and development, getting the and , Obama se... ...
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Hillary Newman : America is Fu... eled 27.3.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
"Fuel" tells the story of Josh Tickell's quest to spread awareness about biodiesel as an alternative energy source. After watching the film, I wanted more. So I set up an interview.
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Honda undercuts Prius with sub-$20,000 Insight 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Honda said the 2010 Insight would start at $19,800, making it the first hybrid to sell in the U.S. market below $20,000. The 2009 model Prius starts at $22,000.
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Tesla Model S Electric Sedan Prototype Has a Giant Touch Dashboard 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Tesla's $50,000ish electric 4-door Sedan, is supposed to be unveiled in Los Angeles today.
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Ice that burns could be a green fossil fuel 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Natural gas locked up in water crystals could be a source of enormous amounts of energy – and if a new technology delivers what scientists are claiming, then it could even be emissions-free too.
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National Grid Is Offering Carbon Bonuses to Execs 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
In the wake of the AIG scandal, it's refreshing to see that some companies are tying company bonuses to significant achievements for both the corporation and society. National Grid — a London-based utility company — has has become the latest and biggest UK firm to link the company's success in reducing its carbon footprint to executive remuneration packages. The company will also implement carbon budgets across its entire operations starting next month, and incorporate the cost of compliance within those budgets.
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Water Worries Shape Local Energy Decisions 27.3.2009 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
Last month, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, a utility that provides power to mostly rural areas, agreed to conduct a major study to see if it might meet growing energy needs through energy efficiency and not a big, new coal-fired power plant, as it had proposed for southeast Colorado. One reason for the move was a challenge by Environment Colorado, an advocacy organization, about the amount of water a new plant would require. Changes like these are happening with increasing frequency, particularly in the arid West, as mounting concerns about water begin to shape local energy decisions.
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