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Video of Asteroid 2005 YU55

Sustainability Ninja

This is a six-frame movie of the 2005 YU55 asteroid that passed by Earth closer than the distance of the moon on November 8, 2011. Eco Videos

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Environmental Economics

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Chart of the Day: We're Driving Less and Less and. - Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Vehicle miles traveled per person plateaued in 2005 and then started declining dramatically in 2008. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Study.

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My guess is that the benefits of seawalls in North Carolina are.

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? Someone ought to estimate the benefits.

"Tipping Point " for Oil was 2005


There was a ‘tipping point’ for oil in 2005. Before then, production of crude oil increased to meet rising demand.

A presidential candidate that doesn't make me even a little uncomfortable

Environmental Economics

He also served as Senior Economist for Energy and Environment on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers during 2005–2006. Richard G. Newell named next president of RFF: Resources for the Future (RFF) today announced the appointment of Richard G. Newell of Duke University as its next president.

Aircraft Carrier-Sized Asteroid Narrowly Misses Earth

Sustainability Ninja

Asteroid 2005 YU55 zipped past the Earth at about 29,000 miles per hour tonight (that’s 8 miles a second) at about 6:28 p.m. 2005 YU55 is a pretty cool looking asteroid, spherical in shape and blacker than charcoal – it is called a C-type asteroid as its likely made of carbon-based materials and some silicate rock.

"RGGI Delivers Yet Again"

Environmental Economics

The latest RGGI report, which tracks the program’s impact through 2013, is full of good news: Together, the RGGI states have cut emissions by 40 percent since 2005, while their economies have grown a robust 8 percent. By 2020, emissions from the nine RGGI states are projected to be 50 percent below 2005 levels. Source: RGGI. The $1.4

Wales Just Doubled Its Recycling Rates, Here’s How America Can Do It Too

Green Home Blog

According to Good Environment , Wales has more than doubled the amount of household waste the country recycles since 2005. Recycle bin.

Arizona Ski Resort Plans to Pump “Snow” Made of Treated Sewage Water on its Slopes

Wend Magazine

Forest Service in 2005 to begin using fake snow to create a more “consistent&# season of slope-goers. Via: Mother Jones ].

How long will it be before REPeC has Bass curves for each of their registered authors?

Environmental Economics

The citation trajectories of Nobel Prize winners in economics are analyzed here from 1930 to 2005. Several variant trajectories are described

The Case For and Against Ethanol

Green Home Blog

The RFS mandates, put in place in 2005 and expanded in 2007 – both initiatives under former President George W. corn crop for fuel.

Python Goes Big on Last Meal, Devours 76-Pound Deer

Wend Magazine

In 2005, a python reportedly burst after trying to consume a 6-foot alligator. Which is exactly what the contractors did. Via: CNN ].

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2014 was the hottest year in recorded history

Green Blog

Prior to 2014, the Earth''s warmest years were 2005 and 2010. It''s now official: 2014 was the warmest year in recorded history.

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All the World’s Carbon Pricing Systems in One Animated Map

Sightline Daily

China aims to reduce its carbon intensity 40-45 percent below 2005 levels by 2020. Will a cap or tax on carbon work? Why, yes. Click to enlarge.

The West Coast Wonder: California’s Response to Global Warming

Green Home Blog

California has always been at the forefront of progress and radical change. Global Warming Cap and Trade. It’s Been Done Before. Going Forward.

Get Involved In Your Community

Green Home Blog

2005 study from the University of Michigan found that older married adults showed greater health benefits from providing social support than from receiving it. Get Involved in Your Community. So Greenhome wants you to help everyone in your community feel the benefits of living green. Did you know? There are currently around 1.5

US unveils historic plan to cut carbon emissions with 30 percent by 2030

Green Blog

The 2005 baseline is politically important as it makes the target much easier to hit. so far to curb the effects of climate change.

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See how Asia’s Aral Sea shrinks before our very eyes in these time lapse photos

Green Prophet

Aral Sea 2001: In 2005 a drought started and then cut off the flow of the Amu Darya to the Aral Sea. We’ve killed it!

We Have Some Bad News for You About Pretty Much Everywhere

Mother Jones

Humans are causing sea levels to rise at the fastest rate in nearly 3,000 years, according to a series of scientific reports released Monday.

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A Closer Look at Tantra, Conscious Sexuality & Living Orgasmically.

Elephant Journal

’ Creating a safe container, the [.].

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Bob Barker Donates $100k To Support Animal Rights Laws


Although the school started this program back in 2005, Barker donated the money to help support speakers and student grants.

Climate exodus facing the Middle East

Green Prophet

The conflict in Syria happening now was predicted six years ago by water and climate scientists. Credit: Molly John, Flickr, Creative Commons.

The Most Birds

10,000 Birds

A recent comment thread on Facebook about absurdly high counts of some species in the eBird database got me curious. Who has seen the most Green Herons at one time? Painted Buntings ? Gyrfalcons ? What is the most of any one species that has ever been reported at one time? And how reliable is this data? After all, have you ever counted to a million?

Abbey inflates the costs of red imported fire ants by 5. No wonder Mark totally ignores her rhetoric. SAD!

Environmental Economics

The Daily Trail: Abbey Powell is throwing numbers around like a presidential candidate… $5 Billion?  With a B ??

Supreme Court’s Stay on Clean Power Plan Won’t Stop Energy Revolution

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is President and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @ MarkTercek. David Stubbs 2.

Sustainable Hydropower: Are Small Dams Really Better for the Environment?

Nature Conservancy - Science

2005) also illustrates the extreme naughtiness of tiny dams in the wrong place. 2005). It was removed in 2013. Economist E.F. References.

First rule of good policy: If you're p **g everyone off, you're probably onto something*

Environmental Economics

Meanwhile, the liberal group One Ohio Now said the income-tax cuts are a poor strategy for economic growth, pointing to the state’s job-growth performance since tax cuts started in 2005. John Kasich’s tax package took body blows yesterday from the left and right of the economic philosophical spectrum. via Ohio Gov.

Steady state environmental policy

Environmental Economics

Even if the United States takes no explicit action to regulate greenhouse gases, emissions of carbon dioxide and other climate-altering substances will grow slowly over the next two decades, not returning to 2005 levels until 2027, according to a new projection from the Energy Information Administration, the research branch of the Energy Department.

Twist & Spout – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Swiss designer Nicolas Le Moigne designed this ergonomic water pourer and won the 2005 Macef Design Award. How do you do it?

Saudi Peak Oil Could Affect World in 2012

Green Prophet

Total production from OPEC has essentially been flat since 2005, mostly due to the decline in Saudi production. Image: MSFS in Arabia.

Censorship on Climate Change

Green Home Blog

Censorship on Climate Change. Government’s Accountability Office, or GAO, had since lauded NASA for its transparency. Bush administration.

Amazing birdmen jet fly over Dubai

Green Prophet

Click here to view the embedded video. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! This jet fuel burns at around the rate of 0.5 It’s not the wind.

For Some Iranians Meatless Monday Isn’t a Choice

Green Prophet

But for many, meat isn’t a choice. concept originally introduced by the U.S. However, for some Iranians, cutting back on meat is not a choice.


IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Wend Magazine

journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer. Are we there yet? SIE ).

The Sagebrush Sea: The “Land In Between” Finally Gets the Spotlight

Nature Conservancy - Science

2005). This week PBS Nature airs The Sagebrush Sea, celebrating the often unappreciated sagebrush ecosystem and its inhabitants. 2014). 2013).

“What’s to Know About the Credibility of Empirical Economics”

Environmental Economics

uential papers in medical research (Ioannidis, 2005, 2011, 2013). In recent decades, progress has been made. Methods have also advanced.

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Not to brag, but "13 out of 13"

Environmental Economics

My guess is that the percentage of regular folk who would answer correctly in 2005 (when we started this blog) is about the same, with only a small increase since 2005 Phil Miller: Here' s a short - 13 questions - economic literacy quiz produced by the Minneapolis Fed.  It's from 1998 but the questions are still relavant.

Israel Invests in Domestic Solar Power

Green Prophet

Now Israel is starting to bolster its own energy infrastructure, utilizing that world renowned expertise at home. Haaretz. Image via David Shankbone.

Soaring Vertical Garden Greens Al-Sultan Ibrahim Restaurant in Lebanon

Green Prophet

It has grown since has went through a re-branding transformation in 2005. This one was completed in February, 2012. :: Dezzzme.