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Copy Cat!: Fighting the Global Water Scarcity Issue

According to the World Water Management Institute, over one-third of the human population is affected by water scarcity. Advances in physical understanding, its applications, and the study of our environment and bio-mimicry help us develop more effective ways to fight freshwater scarcity around the world.

Meet South Dakota’s surprisingly green Senate candidate

Grist talks to Rick Weiland, a Democrat waging a long-shot campaign. Unlike other Dems in red states, he wants to fight climate change, Keystone XL, and Big Oil.

What to Do with Used Cooking Oil: How about Turning it into Jet Fuel?

Boeing has come up with a novel idea of what to do with used cooking oil, particularly the large amounts coming from China: fuel planes with it The post What to Do with Used Cooking Oil: How about Turning it into Jet Fuel? appeared first on Sustainablog.

Apple Pay vs. CurrentC: Rite Aid and CVS Are Screwed

You sure as heck wouldn’t want to be the guy this week who cut the CurrentC deal with Rite Aid and CVS.  He’ll be lucky to get a job at McDonalds after this mess.   Mobile Apple Pay nfc CurrentC

You’re supporting China’s dirty habit

Ships will bring your iPhone from China -- and a whole lot of "black carbon" too.

What you need to know about the next big climate report

The latest report from the IPCC is due out Sunday -- and it’s expected to use scarier language than the previous installments.

Community Solar on a Food Coop

Originally published on CleanTechnica. In 1974, a group of San Francisco’s pragmatic idealists, the Food Conspiracy, a grass-roots organization of food-buying clubs committed to buying and distributing wholesale food among themselves, became Other Avenues Worker Cooperative. Show More Summary

Watch Mark Bittman talk almond milk, hamburgers, and more

We force New York Times food writer Mark Bittman to choose between almond and dairy milk -- plus other hard calls.

Guerrilla Gardener In South Central LA Doesn’t Get Government Love, Is Transforming What It Means To Be Gangster

Food is a problem. Food is the solution. Many urban areas suffering from depression of the economy suffer from the lack of whole food, good foods. A liquor store and a vacant lot are alright. However, try to plant green gardens, so you...Show More Summary

EcoloBlue Atmospheric Water Generator — Emergency Water Generator

Those interested in purchasing an atmospheric water generator may want to check out this recent offering from Molecule New Water Technologies — the EcoloBlue Atmospheric Water Generator. The generators offer a potentially effective means of making oneself “water independent,” as the producers state. Show More Summary

Ship runs aground near Stockholm, spilling oil among pristine islands

A ship carrying 52 tons of oil in the Baltic Sea ran aground off Stockholm’s sprawling archipelago Wednesday morning and began leaking its cargo into the intricate network of islands and inlets, an online news agency reported.

What Does the High Profile of Environmental Issues in this Election Mean for the Future?

Environmental issues have been surprisingly visible in this campaign – nearly every Senate candidate gives them prominent attention.  The New York Times reports that they are also the third most common topic for political ads in this cycle.  The evidence they report shows, not surprisingly, that coal and oil are big issues in key states: […]

If you don’t kill your own meat, at least watch The Slaughter

A short film about a father and son on a hog farm gets at agriculture's hard trade-offs and everyday traumas.

Why is everyone so excited about Apple Pay?

 I don’t understand why people are so hyped up about giving Apple even more of their money than they already get. Mobile Apple Apple Pay Rite Aid CVS Tim Cook CurrentC

Game of Thrones Vs Lord of the Rings: Quien Es Mas Macho?

Who would win the dragon battle? Trending game of thrones Lord of the Rings Smaug Dorgon George R.R. Martin

Why Zeppelin Had to Come to an End

We'd all love more from the band, but...  Music Jimmy Page Led Zeppelin John Bonham

Where Are the Black Widow and Hulk Movies?

Marvel apparently didn't cover all the bases for Phase Three movie slate Comics The Avengers Marvel Black Widow The Incredible Hulk

Lakers lose, Julius Randle breaks his leg on a bleak opening night

The present-day Lakers weren't looking so great against the Houston Rockets, and then fate messed with their future.

L.A. area has many freeways that stayed on the drawing board

When suburbs began spreading out across Southern California after World War II, officials envisioned a sprawling freeway system to get people around.

Mississippi State leads the first College Football Playoff rankings

College football's new four-team playoff was supposed to give other schools a chance to compete with the Southeastern Conference, which won seven of the last eight titles in the Bowl Championship Series.

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