User: irge304 Topic: Green Technology
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Davos 2019: The man who thinks he can make us love kale 23.1.2019 BBC: Business
Matt Barnard is on a mission to persuade people to eat more vegetables.
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A Bali vacation sounds magical — and it is when you help keep the island beautiful 20.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Given the situation, I was moving as fast as I could.

I was walking cautiously on a foot-wide earthen berm separating water-soaked rice paddies. A big cross-body garbage bag banged against my hip as I clutched a 6-foot pole with a pointed metal tip.

Rivulets of sweat ran down my back as I speared...

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Climate change: 'Right to repair' gathers force 9.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
EU and US states are to introduce laws helping people to mend appliances that break down.
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Forget stars' homes. The newest tours visit pot growers and bong makers 4.1.2019 LA Times: Business

In Napa and Sonoma, tour bus operators ferry oenophiles between tasting rooms and vineyards. In Hollywood and environs, they shepherd the starstruck past the homes of the rich and famous.

Now they're giving customers a mind-expanding look at one of Los Angeles’ burgeoning industries: pot.

Since...

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Climate change: LED lights could dent UK energy demand 3.1.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Energy efficiency is more important in the battle against climate change than wind and solar power, research shows
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Light Pollution Has Made Stargazing Impossible in Most Places—But Not in National Parks 28.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Atlas Obscura. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On a crisp September night, the rocky coastline around Sand Beach in Acadia National Park feels like the edge of the world. A rapt audience is gathered in the darkness, huddled together on blankets for one of the park’s most popular ranger-led […]
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GE Powered the American Century---Then It Burned Out 15.12.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The company that was once America’s biggest and most admired, the maker of power turbines, the seller of insurance, the broadcaster of “Seinfeld,” has become a shadow of its former self. This is the story of how generations of managers, who thought they could fix any company in any industry, finally ran into a problem they couldn’t solve.
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Sheriff: No fingerprints, no shoe prints, no DNA in Wisconsin double homicide, missing teen case 15.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It's been two months since someone shot and killed a husband and wife in Barron, Wisc., and apparently snatched their 13-year-old daughter. The sheriff said a lack of forensic evidence complicates the still-unsolved case.
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How the humble lamp-post could help power our cities 6.11.2018 BBC: Technology
As more of half of us live in cities, scientists are looking at new ways of harnessing urban energy.
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Meet the man behind the State Fair's wildest rides 23.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Texas thrill ride operator who prides himself on offering some of the biggest attractions returns to the Minnesota State Fair. Michael Wood, the son of Michigan carnival workers, was "born into the business." He took over for his pioneering father who died 20 years ago.
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Bengaluru gets Karnataka’s first climate change lab 23.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI) has been designated as the state nodal agency for Climate Change in Karnataka to provide technical support in conducting research, training and capacity building in climate change programs. »
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South Dakota officials approve new 300-megawatt wind farm 12.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
State officials have approved a roughly 300-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Codington counties of northeastern South Dakota.
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Solar persuaders 22.6.2018 BBC: Business
In India's desert state of Rajasthan, rural women are training as solar entrepreneurs, to bring power to those living off grid.
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Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump 17.6.2018 Hindu: Internet
Environmentalists are concerned that the pollution on Everest is also affecting water sources down in the valley.
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LeBron James and the Cavaliers miss Kyrie Irving more than the Celtics 24.5.2018 Washington Post
LeBron James and the Cavaliers miss Kyrie Irving more than the Celtics
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The Energy 202: Democrats ding Trump on gas prices, just as Trump once did to Obama 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The gas station press conference took place on Capitol Hill.
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This 70-Year-Old Republican Mayor Wants to Prove That His Small Southern Town Can Go Green 24.5.2018 Mother Jones
Last year, Mayor Greg Lemons counted every single street light in Abita Springs, Louisiana, and found there were 256. If his town of about 2,900 residents switched over to solar-powered lamps and LED bulbs, he reasoned, taxpayers could save thousands of dollars and be environmentally conscious.  Street lights are just a part of Lemon’s ambitious plans to make Abita Springs a model of energy efficiency and sustainability. A life-long Republican, he has fought […]
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How to get rid of stinky household odors 22.5.2018 Washington Post
How to get rid of stinky household odors
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Two sons of Rev. Moon have split from his church — and their followers are armed 21.5.2018 Washington Post
Two sons of Rev. Moon have split from his church — and their followers are armed
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Tech can help save endangered plants. But sometimes what you really need is luck. 12.5.2018 Washington Post
Tech can help save endangered plants. But sometimes what you really need is luck.
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