Thursday, March 8, 2012

START LOVING blog March 8 2012


Posted: 08 Mar 2012 01:17 PM PST
Floating Wind Turbines May Be Coming Soon to a Beach Near You Posted: 08 Mar 2012 04:00 AM PSTOffshore wind turbines are placed to take advantage of strong, steady coastal winds. Their placement is in one way ideal – dependable energy, and lots of it – but it's also not exactly easy to build a turbine tower in several feet of moving water. Related posts:How Wind Turbines Work Wind Turbines
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 01:09 PM PST
2011 Natural Disasters Cost World More than Ever Before
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 01:06 PM PST
How The Recovery Act Will Make EVs Affordable For The 99%The Department of Energy said it was aiming to cut battery costs from about $1,000 per kWh in 2009 to $300 by 2015 and to $100 by 2030. At the time it announced that goal, the only U.S. automaker shipping an electric car was a California startup, Tesla, and its battery cost $36,000 and weighed a whopping 992 pounds. Now, Envia, one of
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 12:59 PM PST
Brutal Droughts, Worsened By Global Warming, Threaten Food Production Around The World
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 12:57 PM PST
Bright Is The New Black: New York Roofs Go Cool
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 12:55 PM PST
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Teen smoking an 'epidemic,' new report - ‎1 hour ago‎CHICAGO - Smoking among America's youth has reached epidemic proportions, starting them on the path to a lifetime of addiction, the US surgeon general's office said in its first report on youth smoking since 1994.UPDATE 1-US surgeon general declares youth smoking an "epidemic"Chicago TribuneSurgeon General: Teen Smoking an '
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 12:29 PM PST
Coastal wind conference draws 300Charlotte Observer - ‎2 hours ago‎By Bruce Henderson One of North Carolina's most powerful energy resources, its offshore wind power, drew about 300 participants to a conference that began today at the Charlotte Convention Center.Southeast Primed for Wind Energy DevelopmentClean Energy News (press release)Offshore Wind: the 21st Century FrontierCleanTechnica
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 12:28 PM PST
Off-Shore AC Wind Farm May Blow $1 Billion & 30000 NJ JobsNJ TODAY - ‎5 hours ago‎by Scott St. Clair from New Jersey Watchdog TRENTON - Based on cost per kilowatt, the proposed Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm could become the world's most expensive offshore wind energy projects, warned a study released by the state's chief ...Outlook bright for New Zealand wind despite Hayes setbackRecharge
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 12:27 PM PST
Burst of fresh air for wind energy generation?ZDNet (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎By Heather Clancy | March 8, 2012, 3:48am PST Summary: Pike Research predicts that installed wind energy generation technology will double from 2012 to 2017, with onshore projects capturing most of the investments.Pike Research: North American Wind Power to Double by 2017  EnergyBoom
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 12:23 PM PST
Fix the Inequality Gap: Bloomberg Businessweek Opening RemarksBloomberg - ‎8 hours ago‎29 the World Bank announced that the proportion of the planet's population living in absolute poverty -- on less than $1.25 a day -- had halved from 1990 to 2010.
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 12:20 PM PST
Dire Poverty Falls Despite Global Slump, Report FindsNew York Times - ‎Mar 6, 2012‎WASHINGTON - A World Bank report shows a broad reduction in extreme poverty - and indicates that the global recession, contrary to economists' expectations, did not increase poverty in the developing world. The report shows that for the first time ...Global poverty in decline, says World Bank reportGlobalPostThe
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 12:17 PM PST
Concerted global efforts have led to great strides against extreme poverty – BanUN News Centre - ‎1 hour ago‎Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed that focused financing and partnerships for development have resulted in great strides in the global efforts to combat extreme poverty and facilitate social development, noting that the number of ...MDG drinking water target being met is cause
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 12:15 PM PST
Majority of population has access to potable water, exceeding MDG targetBusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎3 hours ago‎In a statement released on Wednesday, the UN said a report by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) showed that in 2010, 6.1 billion people or 89% of the world's population had sustainable access to safe drinking water ...World meets Millennium
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 12:10 PM PST
How Richard Lindzen Screws Up Climate - ‎7 hours ago‎(For more on that, check out Joe Romm's piece on the Post's horrid false balance.) I'm not going to get into the media's terrible reporting on climate science today - too much of a downer.
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 11:17 AM PST
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Rep. Dennis Kucinich, 'icon' of the left, ousted in primary contestCollege Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎WASHINGTON - Perhaps no other member of Congress has been willing to try to stop a war, impeach a vice president, admit seeing a UFO and run for president twice.Kaptur edges Kucinich in bruising Ohio primaryWashington TimesOpinion: So Long, Dennis Kucinich - The Left Loses Its Ron PaulWNYC (blog)
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 09:45 AM PST
McConnell, Boehner pile on W.H. on pipelinePolitico
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 09:31 AM PST
Rising sea levels forcing nation of Kiribati to relocateGlobalPost - ‎44 minutes ago‎(GIFF JOHNSON/AFP/Getty Images) The entire nation of Kiribati is threatened by rising sea levels caused by global warming. Kiribati president Anote Tong is now in talks to buy 5000 acres of land from Fiji as one possible solution, the Daily Telegraph ...
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 09:26 AM PST
Cincinnati Joins Growing List of Cities Supporting Use of Clean Air Act to ...Power Engineering Magazine - ‎4 hours ago‎Cincinnati, Ohio, today joined more than a dozen other US cities in supporting the Environmental Protection Agency and President Barack Obama using the Clean Air Act to clean our air, reduce greenhouse gas pollution and slow global warming.
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 09:21 AM PST
'SimCity' game rebuilt for age of climate changeBangkok Post - ‎1 hour ago‎Climate change is coming to SimCity. A new version of the city-building computer game that factors in real-world consequences of energy choices has won endorsements.Climate change hits'SimCity' rebuilt for age of climate changeNews24
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 09:09 AM PST
Khamenei Says Obama's Iran Comments Are 'Good Words'San Francisco Chronicle
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