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The West’s coal giant is going away


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❝ The smokestacks of the Navajo Generation Station rise 775 feet from the sere landscape of the Navajo Nation in northern Arizona, just three miles away from the serpentine, stagnant blue wound in sandstone known as Lake Powell.

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Culture

GC-MS studies of the chemical composition of two inedible Agaricus species (Section Xanthodermatei) in Bulgaria - JBES

Maria Lacheva

Agricultural University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 12 “Mendeleev” blvd., 4000 Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Key words: Agaricus moelleri, A. phaeolepidotus, Bulgarian mycota, GC-MS studies, section Xanthodermatei, inedible fungi. 213 more words

Biology

Super critical CO2 power cycle with zero Carbon emission – a possibility.

There is likely to be a dramatic change in energy landscape with introduction of super critical CO2 power cycle. It not only increases the power efficiency, reduces the foot print considerably, utilizes part of CO2 emission internally in the form of super critical fluid and open a new path to eliminate Carbon emission completely (zero Carbon emission). 418 more words

Clean Energy

170224 - On Lists of Things to Do and the Future.

There are quite a few lists out there, and most of them are useful.

What I want to say here is that the decision to act, to be present, is important. 781 more words

Politics

The Things We Love Doing

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.”
― Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was a wise woman. She worked with things she loved and they became art. 65 more words

Life

Doomsday Seed Vault - Comedy Relief

Has anyone considered the idiotic comedy of having our planet’s ‘doomsday seed vault’ located in the Arctic?

Today the vault holds nearly a million seeds intended to be available should earth experience a catastrophic event leaving our planet decimated of organic life… Of course if that were the case, then any remaining soil would be contaminated, there would be ozone and pollution at levels that could not sustain life, and waterways would be minor streams filled with various contaminants. 310 more words

Politics