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Renewable Energy Update: July 2014

A lot has been happening in the renewable energy realm this summer, especially when it comes to green technology. So far this year, renewables have accounted for… 315 more words

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Alpin highlight the challenges facing green entrepreneurs in the Middle East

Allen & York’s Middle East team take pleasure in supporting a number of small entrepreneurial businesses as well as the large international conglomerates.

One such business making big steps forward in the UAE Green Building industry is Alpin, for whom Allen & York recruited a new Head of Sustainability earlier this year. 149 more words

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Should edoc be mandatory?

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has suggested that the United Kingdom government seriously considers making mandatory online system for recording waste transfers – edoc, which was jointly developed by the CIWM and the other edoc partners; Environment Agency in partnership with the waste sector and government bodies from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. 243 more words

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Book review - Making the Modern World: #Materials and #Dematerialization

Review by Paul Gilbert from Chemistry world

Book by Vaclav Smil

This book serves as a timely reminder of the importance of addressing society’s unchecked and imbalanced use of materials.

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Video: Burst water main floods Sunset Boulevard and UCLA

euronews (in English), Jul 30, 2014

It started as a small crack in a water pipe and within minutes a three metre wide hole was sending a jet of water 10 metres into the air in Los Angeles. 103 more words

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California’s Drought Could Tip America Toward Economic And Social Turmoil

Source: Alt-Market, by John Myers

“We never know the worth of water, till the well is dry.” — saying No. 5451, as collected and listed in Gnomologia by Thomas Fuller, M.D. 247 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Inglorious Fruits and Veggies

The other day as I was wandering around the interwebs, I found this interesting new craze coming from France known as the “inglorious fruits.” A program dedicated to finding a way to keep people from throwing away fruits that are still good, but not quite as pretty. 42 more words

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