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Brownwashing: Why Green Consumers Buy Brown Things

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Brownwashing: Why Green Consumers Buy Brown Things

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Manufacturers have found a new way to appeal to eco-friendly consumers: Brown it. The Wall Street Journal lays out the trend: Dunkin" Donuts, Cinnabon, and Target are swapping their white napkins for brown ones. Seve...

MUM Sustainable Living Center to be “net-zero energy building”

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MUM Sustainable Living Center to be “net-zero energy building”

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With an opening celebration scheduled for April 20, the new Sustainable Living Center at Maharishi University of Management will have the distinction of being one of the few net-zero energy buildings in the country, ...

Brazil judge blocks Amazon Belo Monte dam

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Brazil judge blocks Amazon Belo Monte dam

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A Brazilian judge has blocked plans to build a huge hydro-electric dam in the Amazon rainforest because of environmental concerns. Federal judge Ronaldo Desterro said environmental requirements to build the Belo Mo...

GE To Build Largest Solar Factory In The U.S.

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GE To Build Largest Solar Factory In The U.S.

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GE announced Thursday that it’s planning to go big in solar panel manufacturing and will build the largest solar panel factory in the U.S., with an annual capacity of 400 megawatts of production of thin-film solar ...

World’s largest offshore wind farm opens in UK

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World’s largest offshore wind farm opens in UK

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This from CNN:- London, England (CNN) -- The world's largest offshore wind farm opened Thursday off the British coast, with 100 wind turbines capable of supplying enough electricity for 200,000 homes a year. The...

What Will Fuel The Future?

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What Will Fuel The Future?

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Thanks to Voive of America for this story. The United States and other nations say they are committed to a greener future. That's been helped in recent years with millions of dollars of investment in cleaner fuel...

Summit agrees tiger recovery plan – $300 Fund

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Summit agrees tiger recovery plan – $300 Fund

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Governments of 13 countries where tigers still live have endorsed a plan to save the big cats from extinction. Delegates at a summit in St Petersburg, Russia, agreed to double tiger numbers by 2022. The countries ...

Electric Car Adoption Found to Be Best Way to Kick Foreign Oil

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Electric Car Adoption Found to Be Best Way to Kick Foreign Oil

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This article from inhabitat.com interested us at PTV. As we see companies like GE and Better Place pushing towards the adoption of electric vehicles, we also see our governments sitting back waiting for the industr...

UK needs green economics minister, advisers urge

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UK needs green economics minister, advisers urge

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PositiveTv would like to add it's weight to the call to create this post too. The UK government should create a new ministerial post for green economics, an international policy group that includes MPs past and p...

Offshore Wind Power Line Wins Backing

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Offshore Wind Power Line Wins Backing

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WASHINGTON — Google and a New York financial firm have each agreed to invest heavily in a proposed $5 billion transmission backbone for future offshore wind farms along the Atlantic Seaboard that could ultimately tra...

South Africa unveils plans for ‘world’s biggest’ solar power plant

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South Africa unveils plans for ‘world’s biggest’ solar power plant

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South Africa is to unveil plans this week for what it claims will be the world's biggest solar power plant – a radical step in a coal-dependent country where one in six people still lacks electricity. The project,...

Singapore to set up $11 million floating solar project in reservoir

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Singapore to set up $11 million floating solar project in reservoir

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Singapore will build its first floating solar system – the first of its kind in the region – in the calm waters of the western Tengeh Reservoir. The innovative project, led by the Economic Development Board (EDB) ...

Italy to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags January 1

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Italy to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags January 1

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Italy is banning the use of plastic shopping bags across the country starting January 1 and requiring shops and markets to switch to biodegradable bags. Italian government is thought to be the first in the Europ...

Government launches £4.2m urban tree-planting plan

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Government launches £4.2m urban tree-planting plan

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A £4.2m scheme to plant one million trees over the next four years has been unveiled by the government. It will see trees planted in urban areas of England that need them most, in the first government tree-plantin...

The Best LED Lightbulb!

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The Best LED Lightbulb!

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The Best LED Lightbulb Is the Philips L-Prize I"m replacing my old favorite LED lightbulb, the Philips 12.5 watt ambientLED, with the company"s next-generation L-prize bulb, now that its finally less than $40...

BioLite Camp Stove – a clever little gadget!

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BioLite Camp Stove – a clever little gadget!

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After extensive user testing and field research, the BioLite team has redesigned the camp stove unit to be smaller, easier to light and more durable. The BioLite stove burns wood or other small combustible materials. ...

2011 Chelsea Flower Show to unveil sustainable rain garden

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2011 Chelsea Flower Show to unveil sustainable rain garden

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A sustainable rain garden designed to capture every drop of water that falls onto it has been unveiled as one of the leading attractions at the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show. Working on the project is Newcastle Univer...

Elderly volunteer to clean up Fukushima

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Elderly volunteer to clean up Fukushima

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Led by the 72-year-old Yasuteru Yamada, the Skilled Veterans Corps, a group of some 250 able-bodied seniors, are offering to go in and clean up the radiation-contaminated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan. A...

Jet Plane Takes Plant-Powered Flight Over Mexico

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Jet Plane Takes Plant-Powered Flight Over Mexico

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Green jet fuel made from the jatropha plant recently helped an Interjet Airbus A320-214 fly from Mexico City to Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas. UOP LLC, an Illinois-based subsidiary of Honeywell International, supplie...

Nations agree on historic UN pact on sharing benefits of world’s genetic resources

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Nations agree on historic UN pact on sharing benefits of world’s genetic resources

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After nearly two decades of debate, governments from around the world today agreed to a new United Nations treaty on managing the planet’s wealth of genetic resources – from animals to plants to fungi – more fairly a...