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Norway’s Capital Will Ban Cars By 2019

In a bold move to reduce pollution, Oslo’s city council has voted to ban cars from the city center by 2019. Many large European cities are taking measures to improve pollution and traffic congestion in their downtown areas, but Oslo’s… Read More
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Heat Your Home With Compost

Some crafty individuals are putting their compost piles to another good use – heating their homes. Compost, besides making a wonderful garden fertilizer, gives off a lot of heat as it decays. Creative and green-minded homeowners can trap that heat… Read More

Senate Bill Like Clinton’s Stops Climate Change

Short-lived climate pollutants like methane and black carbon account for approximately one-third of current global warming. Connecticut’s Democratic Senator Chris Murphy and Maine’s Republican Senator Susan Collins have introduced the Super Pollutants Act of 2015 – the U.S. Senate’s first… Read More
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Novel Energy Storage Leverages Free Gravity

Gravity already supplies us with one cheap and clean form of electricity storage. We can contain and then release a weight — in this case water, with pumped hydro. When there is excess energy on the grid that no one… Read More