Category Archives: Environment

The Carbon Footprint of Email Spam Report

“Globally, annual spam energy use totals 33 billion kilowatt-hours (KWh), or 33 terawatt hours (TWh). That’s equivalent to the electricity used in 2.4 million homes in the United States, with the same GHG emissions as 3.1 million passenger cars using … Continue reading

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Colossal refrigeration system

Ron Ace, a 69-year-old, has been researching the earth’s climate for years and has found what he calls the most “practical, nontoxic, affordable, rapidly achievable” and beneficial way to curb global warming and a resulting catastrophic ocean rise. Ace proposes … Continue reading

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New Source of Biodiesel

Researchers in Nevada are reporting that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly source of biodiesel fuel for powering cars and trucks. Their study has been published online in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. … Continue reading

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Electric Car Network

Zero-emission vehicles, alternative fuels, independence from foreign oil supplies, and low carbon footprints are more than just pie-in-the-sky wishes–they can also be big business. Following in the steps of San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland, Better Place has just entered … Continue reading

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100 Explosions on the Moon

Meteor showers are great fun.  Saw at may 21 2008  explotions like natural fireworks equivalent to about 100 pounds of TNT when meteors hit the lunar surface.  Flashes of light on the Moon would be viewed with deep suspicion by … Continue reading

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Sustainable development

* Meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. * Satisfacer las necesidades de las generaciones presentes sin comprometer las posibilidades de las del futuro para atender sus propias necesidades. … Continue reading

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The World3

The World3 model was a computer simulation of interactions between population, industrial growth, food production and limits in the ecosystems of the Earth. It was originally produced and used by a Club of Rome study that produced the model and … Continue reading

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