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Enviros urge U.S. to stop meddling in Indian solar affairs

A U.S. push to smash open India’s fast-growing solar market could end up hurting the climate.

That was the message from 15 U.S. environmental groups in… 282 more words

Climate & Energy

Google wants to bring you affordable solar panels (again)

Google just plunked down $100 million not for the latest WhozIt app but for residential solar. The big G is teaming up with SunPower to buy solar panel systems, which the companies will lease to homeowners for cheap (Google says charges will typically be lower than an average electricity bill). 148 more words

Climate & Energy

If oil spills in the Arctic and no one is around to clean it up, does it just stay there?

Oil and shipping companies are salivating as the climate change that they helped cause melts away the ice at the top of the world. Planning and exploration is underway for an Arctic drilling and shipping boom. 305 more words

Climate & Energy

Share and Devices Buttons not Available on Charms Bar

I built two Windows 2012 servers this week. Following the latest updates I noticed one server’s Charms bar had five icons, including Share and Devices, while the other had only three. 134 more words

Business Technology

Tired of milking your cow? There's a robot for that

Bursting at the teat, a cow at the Borden family dairy farm ambles over into a big metal cubicle. Like a car in a drive-thru wash, the cow stands still while a rotating brush sweeps under and wipes down her udders. 292 more words


Pony up, frackers: Texas family wins $3 million in contamination lawsuit

What should you do when a fracking company sets up a drilling site right in your backyard? After you stock up on extra-strength Tylenol and Kleenex for the forthcoming chronic headaches and copious nosebleeds, you might want to call a good lawyer. 342 more words

Climate & Energy

Forget Ferrari: The hot rides for sports stars are fuel-efficient

The Pro Athlete Stereotype™ wouldn’t be complete without ladies, liquor, and luxury cars. But The New York Times says ballas are increasingly opting for eco-friendly rides. 205 more words

Climate & Energy