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Air Pollution Reduces Cognition, & Not Just Via The Lungs

Published on May 22nd, 2015 | by James Ayre

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Originally published on EV Obsession. New research from an international coalition of investigators has found that air pollution directly causes cognitive deficits (negatively affects cognition) independently from the reduced lung functioning that accompanies exposure to air ... Read More


Climate Change

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Has The Under2 MoU Changed Anything?

Published on May 22nd, 2015 | by Roy L Hales

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Originally published on the ECOreport. Are the drought conditions spreading throughout the West Coast connected to climate transformation? States of emergency have been declared in California, Washington, and parts of Oregon. Though British Columbia has not ... Read More


Clean Power

The Series “Standing On Sacred Ground”

The Series “Standing On Sacred Ground”

Published on May 22nd, 2015 | by Roy L Hales

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Connections & Climate Change Originally published on the ECO Report. Christopher McLeod was disturbed by the environmental injustice. He saw Native Americans subjected to airborne coal pollution, and their water being taken for slurry lines. The Hopi ... Read More


Clean Power

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DamNation — Documentary Film Review

Published on May 22nd, 2015 | by Kyle Field

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Making the Case for Dam Removal There is a battle going on between green factions over our rivers: those who want to harness the immense power of the earth’s waterways to generate clean, renewable hydroelectricity are ... Read More


Clean Power

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Bashkortostan Turning To Solar

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

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Originally published on EdenKeeper.org From deep down in the Earth, 300,000 barrels of oil a day are filled in the Autonomous Republic of Bashkortostan. Nevertheless, this oil-wealthy majority-Muslim nation is expanding its economic energy in the ... Read More


Batteries

Tesla Gigafactory Drone Flyover (Video)

Tesla Gigafactory Drone Flyover (Video)

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by James Ayre

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Originally published on EV Obsession. I’m sure that you’ve repeatedly heard about how massive Tesla’s currently-under-construction Gigafactory is, about how much money is going into creating it, and about how huge battery production capacity will be; ... Read More


Clean Power

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Two Items Will Decide Where Solar Is In 2020

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

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By Tony Clifford, CEO of Standard Solar A friend of mine recently asked me for my thoughts on what the solar industry would look like in five years. My first inclination was to say, “It depends.” But ... Read More


Clean Power

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Oldest Operating Wind Turbine In World Turning 40

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Jake Richardson

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On May 30, the world’s oldest operating wind turbine will turn 40 years old. Tvindkraft was built in Denmark at the Tvind school in Jutland. Danish wind enthusiasts will join there again soon to celebrate the ... Read More


Clean Power

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Bladeless Wind Turbine — Reality Check

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

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The Vortex Bladeless wind turbine recently covered here on CleanTechnica and many other sites is, unfortunately, yet another example of an impractical, uncompetitive wind turbine that is getting too much hype for its extremely weak results and ... Read More


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