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Will falling gas prices be bad for the climate?

Lower prices could have two negative effects: more gasoline burning and less investment in cleaner alternatives and technologies.

Wind Energy Jobs are Also Water Conservation Jobs [Infographic]

Wind energy jobs not only contribute to the growth of clean energy; they also support the conservation of water. The post Wind Energy Jobs are Also Water Conservation Jobs [Infographic] appeared first on Sustainablog.

What to do when your mailbox overflows with catalogs

It's that time of year when merchants flood people's mailboxes with catalogs, regardless of whether they want them.

#EasyUpcycling: How to Turn a Shipping Pallet into a Pumpkin (and Back into a Coat Rack)

An old wooden shipping pallet can be used as a year-round coat rack and holiday decor for Halloween. Here's how The post #EasyUpcycling: How to Turn a Shipping Pallet into a Pumpkin (and Back into a Coat Rack) appeared first on Sustainablog.

Pregnant Duchess Kate wears edgy cutouts

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, surprised the fashion world when she wore a Temperley London dress with cutouts to an Action on Addiction fundraiser late last week. The silhouette of the dress was demure, the cutouts more unexpectedly edgy -- and kind of daring for the pregnant duchess, who...

Tunisia election may be win for main secular party

Tunisia’s main secular party said Monday it expected to garner the largest share of seats in parliamentary polling held a day earlier, based on preliminary tallies and exit polls.

'Walking Dead' recap: Hang on to that priest

The latest episode of "The Walking Dead, "Four Walls and a Roof," was very much a transitional episode. The climax occurred midway through, with the final wrap-up of the Terminus storyline, but what lies ahead looks every bit as grim as what came before.

Bruins in the NFL: Week 8 performances

UCLA plays Saturdays, but the school has some former players who take the field on Sundays. Here’s this week's update on what former Bruins did in their NFL games:

'Homeland' recap: Carrie moves fast to win over young asset

To track down a Pakistani terrorist likely plotting an attack on Americans, the CIA’s Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) must quickly win over a young and frightened asset on “About a Boy,” Episode 405 of Showtime’s “Homeland.”

Suicide attack at checkpoint kills 24 near Baghdad

Iraqi officials have raised the death toll from a suicide attack against a checkpoint in a town south of Baghdad to 24.

How can we get power to the poor without frying the planet?

Nearly 1.3 billion people lack access to electricity, but bringing them up to a Western level of consumption of fossil fuels will fry the planet. What's the ethical path forward?

Average gasoline price tumbles to lowest level in almost four years

The average price of regular gasoline at U.S. pumps slid to the lowest level in almost four years, dropping 18.2 cents in the two weeks that ended Friday to $3.08 a gallon, according to Lundberg Survey Inc.

Choosing a New iPad and Anticipating the iPad Air 3 and the iPad Mini 4

Apple is really becoming a naming mess particularly if you realize the older products are still in market. Mobile Apple iPad ipad air ipad mini dell Microsoft Intel fast charging oled

No, sorry, but Peru is not organic-food heaven

Peru may have banned GMOs, but the success it has seen in feeding its people has a lot more to do with smart economic policies.

Man arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in deadly Santa Ana crash

Santa Ana police are investigating whether a drunken driver ran a red light and triggered a three-car crash Saturday night that killed one person and injured seven others.

World Series notes: A tough year ends well for Royals' Raul Ibanez

This turned out to be a pretty good year for Raul Ibanez. He lost his job with the Angels, and then his roster spot. But the Kansas City Royals signed him, so Ibanez gets a share of playoff money from the Angels and the Royals, and a World Series experience too.

Widow of cyclist killed by alleged drunk driver speaks out

When Sandra Eagleson describes how much her late husband loved her, she uses her celiac disease as an example.

Two Years After Sandy’s Surge, New York City Shifts Toward a Softer Relationship with the Sea

Two years after Sandy swamped parts of New York City, a vision emerges for a mix of hard and soft landscape changes reflecting the reality of rising seas.

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