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BMW and Green Mountain Partner on Renewable Energy for ActiveE EV

BMW and Green Mountain Partner on Renewable Energy for ActiveE EV | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
BMW has partnered with Green Mountain Energy to offer renewable energy certificates that will offset electricity used by the new ActiveE EV.
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Adidas Rolls Out Waterless “DryDye” T-Shirt

Adidas Rolls Out Waterless “DryDye” T-Shirt | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Adidas recently produced 50,000 DryDye t-shirts dyed without consuming any water. The waterless technology instead uses compressed CO2.
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New Report Shows That NYC's Biggest Buildings Are the Key to Solving Its Biggest Greenhouse Gas Issues | Inhabitat New York City

New Report Shows That NYC's Biggest Buildings Are the Key to Solving Its Biggest Greenhouse Gas Issues | Inhabitat New York City | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Mayor Bloomberg's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability has long been toiling away at its benchmark report that finds that the biggest opportunities to increase energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions will come from the...
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Starbucks' Extra Shot of Energy (Efficiency) | TriplePundit

Starbucks' Extra Shot of Energy (Efficiency) | TriplePundit | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Starbucks is hosting an energy efficiency competition among ten of its own stores to see who can cut electricity use the most in 30 days.
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Fuel Cells Take to the Runway - Technology Review

Fuel Cells Take to the Runway - Technology Review | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Airbus will test a system that could reduce fuel consumption by 15 percent.
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New Bladeless Wind Turbine Claimed to be Twice as Efficient as Conventional Designs

New Bladeless Wind Turbine Claimed to be Twice as Efficient as Conventional Designs | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new type of wind turbine is poised to leap onto the wind power scene, this time without blades, twice as efficient and half the price of conventional wind turbines.
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08/07/2012: EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses to Support Environmental Innovation, Protect Health

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Wind Power Production Record Set in Colorado

Wind Power Production Record Set in Colorado | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Xcel Energy achieved the record in the pre-dawn hours in April, when wind power accounted for 57% of electricity flowing through its transmission lines.
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More and More of the Earth Is Getting Hotter and Hotter

More and More of the Earth Is Getting Hotter and Hotter | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new scientific paper says that more and more of the earth is being affected by extreme heat in the summer.
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Cornell Establishes Sustainable Seafood in the Ivy League

Cornell Establishes Sustainable Seafood in the Ivy League | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In recent years, several food businesses like Costco, Shaw's, Walmart, and Safeway have been knuckling down on sustainable seafood programs and product lab...
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Green moving is not just about the environment

Green moving is not just about the environment | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Brian Fox recently moved from one house to another in Irvine, California, and joined a growing number of consumers going "green" in the relocation process.
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Solar PV Installed on Denver Affordable Housing

Solar PV Installed on Denver Affordable Housing | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Led by the Denver Housing Authority, project partners have installed more than 2.5-MW of solar power to 387 affordable housing buildings.
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Conservatives and Climate Change: The Devastating Irony

Conservatives and Climate Change: The Devastating Irony | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Much of the states bearing the brunt of the global warming-induced droughts are deep red states such as Texas and Oklahoma.
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Swiss Army Knife Makers Debut Portable Solar Chargers

Swiss Army Knife Makers Debut Portable Solar Chargers | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The creators of the most popular survival tool want to help you charge your gadgets off the grid.
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Um, Seriously? Fisherman Hired to Kill 20 Sharks After Attacks

Um, Seriously? Fisherman Hired to Kill 20 Sharks After Attacks | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
After the eighth attack on surfers by sharks in the last 20 months, people of La Reunion are pretty freaked out. Enough to go on a shark killing spree.
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July 2012 Was Hottest Month on Record: By the Numbers

July 2012 Was Hottest Month on Record: By the Numbers | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
July 2012 was the hottest on record and also the hottest month in the contiguous US on record.
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What sets Nike, Nestle apart in their sustainability strategies?

What sets Nike, Nestle apart in their sustainability strategies? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Deloitte survey tells why these companies -- along with Unilever, Ricoh and others -- have an edge over the rest of the pack.
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Method Turns Ocean Trash Into Packaging | TriplePundit

Method Turns Ocean Trash Into Packaging | TriplePundit | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an enormous ocean island of our trash, sitting between Japan and California. Up until now, nobody's know what to do with all that waste.
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How airlines are fighting carbon trading

How airlines are fighting carbon trading | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
When you lose in one forum, just shop for another. That's what litigants often do, and airlines are following suit as the EU attempts to impose an emissions trading scheme on them.
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Why London’s green Olympics might be outpaced in 2016

Why London’s green Olympics might be outpaced in 2016 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A look at how host cities compete for the gold in green -- and how Rio is gunning to overtake London for the sustainability gold.
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A Modern LED Design Even Edison Would Appreciate

A Modern LED Design Even Edison Would Appreciate | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new design for the LED harkens back to the shape of the incandescent bulb we all know and love.
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Fire at Chevron Plant Sends Residents to Hospital With Breathing Problems

Fire at Chevron Plant Sends Residents to Hospital With Breathing Problems | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A major fire at one of the country's biggest oil refineries that sent scores of people to hospitals with breathing problems will push gas prices above $4 a gallon.
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U.S. will fast-track 2 energy projects

U.S. will fast-track 2 energy projects, President Barack Obama announced late Monday that a large wind farm and a solar-power plant both planned on federal land in Arizona will get expedited reviews so they can begin construction quickly.
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