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Autoblog's Technology of the Year is the BMW i8

No one’s pretending this is a car for everyone – even if you can afford one. But, it’s proof of concept that a production vehicle can have dynamic levels of performance in combination with better than average fuel consumption. 240 more words

Technology

Ozone hole closing for the year, but full recovery is decades away

By Paul Krummel, CSIRO and Paul Fraser, CSIRO

Imagine an environmental crisis caused by a colourless, odourless gas, in minute concentrations, building up in the atmosphere. 1,345 more words

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ROTARY OF SAVANNAH TO DEDICATE AND CUT RIBBON ON CENTENNIAL PLAYGROUND

The Rotary Club of Savannah will dedicate and hold the ribbon cutting on an all accessible playground in Forsyth Park on Monday, December 8 at 12:40 p.m. 269 more words

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Billionaire founder of Ineos wants to start shale gas revolution in the UK

Jim Ratcliffe says fracking is vital to tackle high energy prices, and predicts it will turn villagers into millionaires Continue reading…

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Unions Speak out Against Senate Rejection of KXL

By JT Haines, November 20, 2014

The Washington Examiner is reporting that certain of the major labor unions and leaders — including Laborers’ Int’l Union of North America, AFL-CIO Building and Trades, and Teamsters — have spoken out against the US Senate rejection of #KeystoneXL, with LIUNA calling it a “vote against all construction workers.” [ 333 more words

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Fears grow for whale pod off Essex coast

Whale-watching trips, reportedly being organised by locals, could stress the mammals and trigger a mass stranding, say experts Continue reading…

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Street artist captures UK wildlife in murals around London – in pictures

Street artist Louis Masaai’s London murals, including a hedgehog, stag beetle and house sparrow, highlight species loss within the UK. The campaign, in conjunction with charity… 22 more words

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