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Cuomo bans fracking in NY and questions climate science all in one day

It was a long time coming, but, finally, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced Wednesday afternoon that he will ban hydraulic fracturing in the state. 1,331 more words

Climate & Energy

Blue Link Makes Food Logistics' FL100 for Food Inventory Software

By Matt Picariello

For over a decade, the editors of Food Logistics Magazine have published an annual list of software and technology providers that play a prominent role in the global food and beverage supply chain. 575 more words

Business Technology

Your electric vehicle might not be as green as you think it is

Driving an electric car feels good: You’re not burning gasoline, and you’re avoiding its attendant ills, like poisoning your community and contributing to climate change. But, when you take into account where the electricity that powers your car comes from, it turns out that those warm fuzzies might be baseless. 421 more words

Climate & Energy

The very first thing the new Republican Senate will do is try to push through Keystone

Once Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) becomes Senate majority leader next month, his first order of business will be to hold a vote on authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline, he said on Tuesday. 304 more words

Climate & Energy

When the Cards Against Humanity folks say they're going to sell you bullshit, they mean it

Cards Against Humanity hates Black Friday. That’s why this year, on the day after Thanksgiving, the fun-loving maker of “the party game for terrible people” cleared out its online store, offering only one item for sale: a $6 box of bullshit.  360 more words

Living

London's garden bridge might be even better than NYC's High Line

London — city of famous bridges — has just approved the construction of one more viaduct across the Thames. But this is not just any point-A-to-point-B piece of infrastructure — this bridge will be a destination of its own: an actual park lofted high above the river. 388 more words

Living

Remembering the genius who got BPA out of your water bottles, and so much more

It was the late 1970s and Theo Colborn was, like pretty much everyone else in the ’70s, getting divorced. She was in her 50s and already retired from a career as a pharmacist. 1,083 more words

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