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Hidden Taxes

February 20th, 2017 | by George Harvey

Americans pay billions of dollars each year in hidden taxes. No one asked for them. No one voted for them. No legislature passed them into law. But they are real, and we all pay them, whether we like it or not. The really horrible thing about these hidden taxes is that they are increasing dramatically and could even cause an economic meltdown. I will give a couple of examples

2016 On Track To Be Hottest Year On Record — Details On Atmospheric CO2 Levels, Falling Sea Ice Extent In Antarctica, Coral Bleaching, & Extreme Weather

November 18th, 2016 | by James Ayre

2016 is very likely to be the hottest year on record when it's over, according to a new assessment from the World Meteorological Organization. As it stands, preliminary data are showing that global temperatures in 2016 are roughly 1.2° Celsius above pre-industrial levels -- not far below the supposed "safe" limit of 1.5° Celsius above pre-industrial levels

Solar Power to Aid Flood Victims in Pakistan

September 23rd, 2010 | by Tina Casey

Portable solar energy could play a major role in bringing clean water and electricity to the survivors of the recent devastating floods in Pakistan, including an estimated 3.5 million children who are exposed to water borne diseases. The solar power flood relief project has been proposed by ACS Energy Advisors and WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc., which has come up with a line of portable electricity generators that use solar energy to purify water and run essential disaster relief equipment equipment such as lights, power tools, and communications gear

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