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US nuke waste repository in New Mexico will get more space

Workers are expected to begin mining operations at the U.S. nuclear waste dump in New Mexico for the first time in three years following a radiation release that contaminated part of the underground repository, the Energy Department said Tuesday. 8 more words

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Scientists create most powerful micro-scale bio-solar cell yet

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have created a micro-scale biological solar cell that generates a higher power density for longer than any existing cell of its kind. 8 more words

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Top 5 Ways Instagram is Influencing Green- Living

Sustainability, conscious living, green tech, have become some of the most discussed topics in recent years and Instagram is now one of the platforms where a lot of these conversations are happening. 362 more words

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Volvo's electric car brand Polestar unveils first model

Volvo Cars’ performance electric car brand, Polestar, unveiled a four-seat coupe in lightweight carbon fiber as its first model Tuesday, adding to competition in a market dominated until now by Tesla. 8 more words

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Research team determines that constructing offshore wind turbines in port is the most cost effective method

Working closely with industry partners, University of Delaware researchers have developed a new method for constructing offshore wind farms and proven that it is cheaper, faster and could make possible offshore wind deployment at a scale and pace able to keep up with the region’s scheduled retirements of nuclear and coal-fired power plants. 8 more words

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Australia rejects clean energy target for cheaper power

The Australian government has rejected a plan to generate 42 percent of its energy from renewable sources and will instead pursue cheaper and more reliable power. 8 more words

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Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact.

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