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Power, Pollution and the Internet: If it's really bad, let's tell it like it is

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The New York Times has published an-depth piece today that purports to document how wasteful the Internet industry is, but some critics say the report is misleading. The industry’s data centers “consume vast amounts of energy in an incongruously wasteful manner,” the Times writes, summarizing the findings of its year-long...
Power, Pollution and the Internet: If it's really bad, let's tell it like it is

The answer to Chinese pollution? It's in Japan

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Despite tension between the two powers, solutions to China's pollution woes may be in Japan. By Michael Fitzpatrick, contributor FORTUNE -- As Japan braces for a Chinese export it never asked for--toxic clouds of pollution--it is stepping up its green technology transfers in hopes they will clean the air. Mending...
The answer to Chinese pollution? It's in Japan

Apple and environmental group to begin China pollution audit “within weeks”

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The Financial Times is reporting that Apple is preparing to audit its Chinese supply chain for pollution and will begin joint investigations with a local environmental group ”in the next few weeks.” The newspaper states that one of Apple’s partners, “a maker of printed circuit boards”, is set to be inspected by the...
Apple and environmental group to begin China pollution audit “within weeks”
LA combats congestion by synchronizing all 4,500 traffic signals

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Reading - China and India to report their global warming pollution every 2 years (@NRDCSwitchboard) http://bit.ly/b1NQAf

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Reading - China and India to report their global warming pollution every 2 years (@NRDCSwitchboard) http://bit.ly/b1NQAf

VIDEO: China steers electric car dream

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As China's leaders meet in Beijing for the annual parliamentary session, pollution is high on the agenda prompting a renewed effort to boost the electric car industry....
VIDEO: China steers electric car dream

'Conscious Clothing' measures the junk you're breathing

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Add "pollution intake" to your quantified-self profile. A prize-winning system calculates particulate matter inhaled and transmits the data in real time via Bluetooth. [Read more]...
'Conscious Clothing' measures the junk you're breathing

A critical take on the EPA's chemical safety standards

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CDC Let’s say you open up a lab report you’ve received, one containing the analysis of a sample of your drinking water, or a sample of the indoor air where you work. You navigate the maze of acronyms and unfamiliar words to find some numbers. Now… what the heck...
A critical take on the EPA's chemical safety standards

The World (cruise ship) - This almost sounds fictional, but yes, it's real. To quote "The End of Elsewhere", "...the industrialists of The World would never be affected by the pollution, poverty, and rising sea levels that their self-enriching entrepreneu

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The World (cruise ship) - This almost sounds fictional, but yes, it's real. To quote "The End of Elsewhere", "...the industrialists of The World would never be affected by the pollution, poverty, and rising sea levels that their self-enriching entrepreneu
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A Skyscraper That Scrubs The Air Clean

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Sitting above a congested highway, this concept building would use algae to deal with the pollution....
A Skyscraper That Scrubs The Air Clean
Prototype robotic fish scanning for pollution on the European coast

Recycled Asphalt in NYC to Cut Congestion, Pollution, Wear-and-Tear

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Recycled Asphalt in NYC to Cut Congestion, Pollution, Wear-and-Tear

BYD e6 all-electric taxis, Premier sedan launch in Hong Kong

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Anyone who's visited Hong Kong within the last few years has probably experienced the city's thick soupy smog. Sure, things aren't as bad as they are in Beijing, but pollution from the mainland often wraps the metropolis in a humid haze -- and we're not sure an all-electric taxi...
BYD e6 all-electric taxis, Premier sedan launch in Hong Kong

Greenpeace study gives Wipro top marks for eco-friendliness, docks Apple, Dell and Lenovo

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Greenpeace often seeks to light a fire under companies it thinks are dragging their heels in clean technology, and that's more apparent than ever in its latest Guide to Greener Electronics. The frontrunner this time is chart newcomer Wipro, an Indian tech giant that scores a high 7.1 in...
Greenpeace study gives Wipro top marks for eco-friendliness, docks Apple, Dell and Lenovo
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SimCity launch debacle drags on, as EA disables features

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Even if you have little interest in SimCity, it's worth paying attention to the messy launch of the series' long-awaited reboot. Like it or not, this is the future of large-scale video games. For three days now, players have complained of issues connecting with the SimCity's servers. One report...
SimCity launch debacle drags on, as EA disables features

Soundscapes of Smog: Researchers Let You Hear the Pollution of Cities (Literally)

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*Listen* to some of America's most pristine and polluted airways....
Soundscapes of Smog: Researchers Let You Hear the Pollution of Cities (Literally)
Environmental contribution of Tennessee's urban trees: $80 billion
SimCity Social is an insult to its namesake

Greenpeace gives Apple two thumbs up, well--one thumb up

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In a post titled “Apple’s clean energy plans still cloudy despite coal-free pledge,” Greenpeace praised Apple on its blog for significantly improving clean energy policies, but the environmental organization still gave the company low scores for its energy choices. A new Greenpeace International analysis released today that, despite Apple’s commitment to make its...
Greenpeace gives Apple two thumbs up, well--one thumb up

Robo-fish to 'police' the oceans

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Spain puts pollution-checking robotic fish to the test...
Robo-fish to 'police' the oceans

SimCity Social finds a home on Facebook, destiny winks in approving fashion

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Given that "City" is in the name, SimCity has always felt like a title in need of a social platform. Fast forward a score or so since its inception, and fate seems to have finally played out. SimCity Social was just announced at E3 today, bringing the heralded city-building...
SimCity Social finds a home on Facebook, destiny winks in approving fashion

Counting down to SimCity

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The new SimCity is coming to town tomorrow. I can’t wait to play it (though it seems like we Mac people have to wait a little while longer.) I admit I am not much of a gamer – SimCity and Age of Empires are my two gaming weaknesses, so...
Counting down to SimCity

Beijing's heavy pollution a boon for air quality monitoring apps

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On Jan. 13, local developer Wang Jun found that downloads for his app had suddenly skyrocketed, totaling 58,000 in a single day....
Beijing's heavy pollution a boon for air quality monitoring apps
Pollution suppression in London: flawed or fraud?

Uh Oh. Not Another “Do No Evil” Company

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Long ago Google unofficially abandoned the Do No Evil mantra and replaced it with, no kidding, an “evil scale.” Sometimes you have to chose between the lesser of two weevils, as Patrick O’Brian would say. And frankly, just staying this side of decent is enough for most companies. So when...
Uh Oh. Not Another “Do No Evil” Company

Laundry additive turns shirts, pants into pollution eaters

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Soon, the simple act of doing laundry could turn you into an ecowarrior, thanks to a laundry additive that promises to scrub pollutants out of the air when you wear your clean clothes. [Read more]...
Laundry additive turns shirts, pants into pollution eaters

Xyo and the foundation for a predictive app discovery engine

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Here is your meta moment for the day: Predictive apps, like Google Now, Grokr and Tempo, are all the rage. But what if there were a predictive service to help you discover those predictive apps? Xyo, an app discovery search engine, today launched a product called Apps for Me...
Xyo and the foundation for a predictive app discovery engine
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