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Atlantic Offshore Wind Turbines Can Power the Entire East Coast

Atlantic Offshore Wind Turbines Can Power the Entire East Coast | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Atlantic Offshore Wind Turbines coast could generate enough clean, renewable electrical power for at least one-third of the entire U.S.
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CFOs driving sustainability more than ever, Deloitte says

CFOs driving sustainability more than ever, Deloitte says | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Growing involvement is evidence that sustainability is an "integral" part of business around the world, survey author says.
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Studies Show Microwaves Drastically Reduce Nutrients In Food

Studies Show Microwaves Drastically Reduce Nutrients In Food | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Do the sensitive compounds in food, such as amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins and phytonutrients change when microwaved? It appears so. Here are some studies.
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Smart Grid: Major global companies get aggressive on minimizing future energy risks

Smart Grid: Major global companies get aggressive on minimizing future energy risks | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
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The biggest corporations in the world are taking major steps to deal with the possibility of higher energy costs in the future. And they're not just talking strategy.
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Racing towards a sustainable aviation fuel

Racing towards a sustainable aviation fuel | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Can plastic propel our way through the skies? A growing international field of research seeks to develop a synthetic fuel.
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DoE's Bet on a Solar Winner

DoE's Bet on a Solar Winner | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Semprius solar cell company will create more than 250 new green jobs in North Carolina when it opens a new solar cell manufacturing facility.
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A Future Of Bigger Wildfires More Often For U.S. West

A Future Of Bigger Wildfires More Often For U.S. West | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, Sept 18 (Reuters) - A warming trend has contributed to a sharp rise in the number and size of wildfires on forest lands in the U.S.
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Study links food packaging to obesity

Study links food packaging to obesity | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Researchers announced Tuesday a potential link between childhood obesity and the chemicals in food packaging. A separate study found New York could save billions if it reduces residents average body mass index by 5%.
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The World’s First Bio-Façade Ready to Grow

The World’s First Bio-Façade Ready to Grow | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Architecture that literally grows has grown as a green building concept, though it still generally sees sporadic moments in the sun but no real mainstream uptake.
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CarbonCure makes concrete go green ‘without compromise’ | Entrepreneur | Financial Post

CarbonCure makes concrete go green ‘without compromise’ | Entrepreneur | Financial Post | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Concrete is the most widely used building material in the world and also responsible for roughly 5% of the world's greenhouse-gas emissions.
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There Will Soon Be Oil and Gas Drilling in Up to 42 National Parks

There Will Soon Be Oil and Gas Drilling in Up to 42 National Parks | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
There are already oil and gas drilling operations in or nearby twelve national parks.
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Nature Outsmarts Monsanto: Pests Develop Resistance to GM Corn

Nature Outsmarts Monsanto: Pests Develop Resistance to GM Corn | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
You just can't fool Mother Nature....
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Parking Lots Get Day in the Sun

Parking Lots Get Day in the Sun | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
From Long Island to the Arizona desert, developers are covering their parking lots with canopies of solar panels. Lot owners get to double up on their use of underutilized land and to offset their utility bills at the same time.
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Direct Drive Wind Turbine Design Could Transform Offshore Wind

Direct Drive Wind Turbine Design Could Transform Offshore Wind | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new direct drive design for wind turbines generates power at the rim, not the hub, and could be a potential contender in offshore wind power.
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Five of The World’s Most Sustainable Sports Stadiums

Five of The World’s Most Sustainable Sports Stadiums | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Thanks to writer Jay-Jay Stephens, who provides us  with a glimpse of what he states are some of the most sustainable sports stadiums in the world. In addition to everything else, they are phenomenal to behold!
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Elevated Bike "Veloway" Superhighway Proposed for Melbourne, Australia

Elevated Bike "Veloway" Superhighway Proposed for Melbourne, Australia | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
It's clipped to the side of an existing elevated rail like and raises the question: Do separated bike superhighways make sense?
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Arctic Sea Ice Could Disappear in Summer by 2016

Arctic Sea Ice Could Disappear in Summer by 2016 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Though shipping and oil companies may benefit, an ice-free Arctic in summer will accelerate global warming.
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French study finds tumours in rats fed GM corn

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Rats fed a lifetime diet ofMonsanto's genetically modified corn or exposed to itstop-selling weedkiller Roundup suffered tumours and multipleorgan damage, according to a...
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How Stop and Shop saved $100 million by paring food waste

How Stop and Shop saved $100 million by paring food waste | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Every year, $47 billion worth of food goes to waste, but more and more businesses are finding creative ways to change that.
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Giraffes? Horses?? 20 Animals You Didn't Know Are Going Extinct

Giraffes? Horses?? 20 Animals You Didn't Know Are Going Extinct | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
From crayfish to parakeets, we'll bet you never guessed at these species at risk of disappearing from the planet.
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Why Is Climate Change So Easy to Ignore?

Why Is Climate Change So Easy to Ignore? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The climate we depend on for survival is changing rapidly. So why aren't we more worried?
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Study finds big backing for wind among global consumers - Wind - Renewable energy news - Recharge - wind, solar, biomass, wave/tidal/hydro and geothermal

Study finds big backing for wind among global consumers - Wind - Renewable energy news - Recharge - wind, solar, biomass, wave/tidal/hydro and geothermal | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
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FDA Issues Warning Letter To Lancome

FDA Issues Warning Letter To Lancome | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The FDA wrote a letter to Lancôme, owned by L'Oréal, earlier this month concerning the claims the cosmetics company makes about eight of its products.
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