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Anti-Nuclear Ads by Friends of the Earth

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/SSw1KNbIEtM&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en_US&feature=player_embedded&fs=1] . I think it’s commonly known now that Obama is quite supportive of nuclear power. He mentioned it prominently in his State of the Union speech as a form of clean energy (“to create more of these clean energy jobs, we need more production, more efficiency, more incentives. And … [continued]

MIT Roof Tiles Save Energy in All Climates

A team of students at MIT has just developed a temperature sensitive roof tile that turns black and absorbs heat in cold weather, and turns white, reflecting heat away when it’s hot. [social_buttons] In cold weather, the polymer stays dissolved and the black backing shows through, but exposed to heat, … [continued]

Dead Forests to Fuel Vehicles

Here’s a resource we’ll have plenty of as ever wider swathes of our forests get decimated by pests like the Pine Bark Beetle. Dead trees. In an adaptation eerily reminiscent of Thomas Edison’s dictum We live like squatters, not as if we owned the property” a university has invented a … [continued]

VeruTEK's Got the Green Nano-Clean for Toxic Dumps

Cleaning up a toxic dump the conventional way is a messy business, and VeruTEK Technologies, Inc. is one company that offers a more sustainable path to remediation.  Instead of excavating and trucking the contaminated soil to landfills, Connecticut-based VeruTEK has developed plant extracts, nanometals produced from plant extracts, and other … [continued]