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NRDC slams slacker servers as huge waste of energy

Data center energy consumption is a huge issue. But it’s not really the big webscale players — the Facebooks and Googles of the world  — that are at fault. 712 more words

China provinces on track to meet 2015 energy/pollution reduction goals


Pilot project in carbon capture and storage technology at this facility in Inner Mongolia

Most of China’s provinces are ahead of schedule or on track to meet 2015 energy savings targets, the government said on Friday, with Beijing and Shanghai among the frontrunners as the world’s No.2 economy seeks to reduce its impact on the environment.

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Earth

NRDC: Fracking Endangers Health and Water Supplies

The rapid expansion of natural gas drilling across the nation endangers human health and the environment.

The oil and gas industry is seeking to expand natural gas production across the nation, as new technology makes it easier to extract gas from previously inaccessible sites. 593 more words

Opinion Leaders

Court OKs antibiotics in animal feed

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a U.S. Food and Drug Administration policy allowing the use of various antibiotics in animal feed, even if such use might endanger the public health. 431 more words

Health