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In the Absence of Governments Agreeing to Carbon Reductions What Can the Rest of Us Do?

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November 24, 2014 - I ask the above question in light of a headline that appeared in the Sunday edition of the Toronto Sun, "Girl, 11, nabbed in B.C. Kinder Morgan pipeline protest."

Climate Change Peru Meeting Proposal - Fishing Vessels as Climate Change Sentinels

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November 23, 2014 - LIMA COP20 will meet on December 9, 2014 in Peru. Its goal to begin shaping the global agreement by nations, industry, financial institutions and NGOs to reduce carbon emissions.

Unforeseen Consequences Post Acid Rain

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November 21, 2014 - When I was a young man we lived two blocks from a freshwater-fed pond by the name of Tillplain. Today it is gone, covered and built upon. That's where the high school I graduated from currently stands. But that pond unlocked the mysteries of life for me and so I remember it fondly.

Our Future with Autonomous Vehicles is Closer Than You Think

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November 21, 2014 - The Google skunk works experiments to develop autonomous vehicles is quickly opening a flood gate of new technological innovation in transportation.

Philae "Mignon" - the Rosetta Lander Finds Organic Molecules on the Comet

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November 20, 2014 - In the 60 hours before the batteries drained the Philae lander on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko looked around and using the Cometary Sampling and Composition Experiment (COSAC) on board the lander

Get Your Gecko Grippers Here

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November 19, 2014 - Ever wondered why not just Spiderman but lizards and all kinds of insects can climb up walls? Ever wanted to be just like Spiderman when it comes to wall climbing?

Zero Emission Natural Gas Power Plant - A First of its Kind

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November 19, 2014 - The first natural gas power plant that completely captures carbon is about to be constructed by NET Power, a Durham, North Carolina company. The 50 Megawatt facility is being built in Texas and will go online in 2016 at a cost of $140 million U.S.

New York To Reveal Something New - The 21st Century Payphone

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November 18, 2014 - Yesterday a friend of mine sent me a news clipping from The Washington Post. But before I talk about the content of what he forwarded I want to take you down memory lane for a minute. What was the world like before the appearance of the cellphone?

Gizmos & Gadgets: Solar Cloth Turns Almost Any Roof into an Energy Generator

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November 17, 2014 - Cambridge, England's Solar Cloth Company has announced its first trials of its solar cloth, a lightweight photovoltaic fabric designed to stretch over roofs, carports, parking lots and any other structure that normally could be covered and that cannot handle the weight of silicon-

The First Snow of the Winter Comes Early to Toronto - Is This Global Warming?

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November 17, 2014 - When I awoke this morning there was a couple of centimeters of snow on the ground here in mid-town Toronto. Typically Toronto gets its first snow in November but the snow tends to go away pretty quickly. But for some reason, this recent cold snap seems to have arrived early this year and along with it the white stuff.

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