Wed.Nov 07, 2012

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Is a policy right if justified for the wrong reason?

Environmental Economics

Barack Obama may consider introducing a tax on carbon emissions to help cut the U.S. budget deficit. after winning a second term as president, according to HSBC Holdings Plc. A carbon tax starting at $20 a ton of carbon dioxide equivalent and rising at about 6 percent a year could raise $154 billion by 2021, Nick Robins, an analyst at the bank in London, said today in an e-mailed research note, citing Congressional Research Service estimates.

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This Whale Clip from ‘Rust and Bone’ is Incredibly Moving

Eccorazzi

A beautiful, haunting, and absolutely moving clip from the film 'Rust and Bone' Read More The post This Whale Clip from ‘Rust and Bone’ is Incredibly Moving appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Film/TV News Top News marion cotillard

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Lark Sparrows Foraging at Lema Ranch

10,000 Birds

Lark Sparrow ( Chondestes grammacus ) photos by Larry Jordan Nearly two years ago I wrote my second post as the West Coast Beat Writer on Lema Ranch, a Northern California birding hot spot.

Mayim Bialik Jokes She’ll Put Condoms on to Eat GMO Meals

Eccorazzi

Mayim Bialik let's her voice be heard regarding Prop 37 and Measure B. Read More The post Mayim Bialik Jokes She’ll Put Condoms on to Eat GMO Meals appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes News People Top News Mayim Bialik

The Petrels of French Frigate Shoals

10,000 Birds

I seem to having my own mini petrel-event here on the blog recently, I think it must be anticipation of seeing some in a few weeks. This time I’m not talking about the petrels of New Zealand, but those of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

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It will take 110% of my effort to understand how 10% remaining is classified as zero waste

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: A Zero Waste Event is an event that diverts 90% or more of the materials generated from the landfill.    Ohio State has taken bold steps to increase the university’s diversion rates  

Iraq Puts Hope in Wind, Solar Power to Buttress Energy Sector

Green Prophet

The Middle East is continuing to show itself capable of boosting alternative energy sources without facing political backlashes from opposing sides of the aisle.

Smart Cities

The Green Changemakers

What is a Smart City and How Can a City Boost Its IQ?

A Bonnet Full of Dead Birds Angers Lebanese Nature Lovers

Green Prophet

When a Lebanese hunter posted an image of two men presenting a bonnet full of dead birds on his Facebook page, he didn’t get quite the response he hoped to receive. Instead of cheers and congratulations, he received leers and boos.

Lactose Intolerant Miley Cyrus Swears Off Dairy

Eccorazzi

Miley Cyrus has had enough. Lactose that is. The singer swore off dairy about two hours ago. Read More The post Lactose Intolerant Miley Cyrus Swears Off Dairy appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan miley cyrus

Siemens Exits Desertec and China Wants to Enter

Green Prophet

As part of its plan to shake off its unprofitable solar shackles, including Israel’s Solel initiative , German giant Siemens has exited the ambitious Desertec project.

Biel and Timberlake Honeymoon at Stunning African Eco Resort

Eccorazzi

While not nearly as rustic as the off-grid retreat in Kenya where Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton, the honeymoon choice for newlyweds Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel is certainly Read More The post Biel and Timberlake Honeymoon at Stunning African Eco Resort appeared first on Ecorazzi. Entertainment News Pop Culture Top News jessica biel justin timberlake

Is There a Dangerous Fire Hazard in Fisker Karma Electric Super Cars?

Green Prophet

Mid East purchasers of Fisker Karma electric hybrids should be aware of the car’s potential fire risks.

Four More Years of Honey, Gardens, and Healthy Living

Eccorazzi

Late last night, after watching President Obama’s wonderful acceptance speech with bleary eyes and a relieved heart, I sank into bed and immediately thought of the White House honey bees. Read More The post Four More Years of Honey, Gardens, and Healthy Living appeared first on Ecorazzi. Featured Healthy Living Lifestyle News

Urban planning for city leaders

The Green Changemakers

Urban Planning for City Leaders. Management Sustainable-development Ebook Urban

Dutch Towns Will Heat Bike Paths to Enable Year Round Cycling

Celsias

For bike-friendly communities that have harsh winters, riding bikes becomes nearly impossible in winter months because the paths freeze over.

Inspiration from Nature Leads to Improved Wood

Celsias

Using the legendary properties of heartwood from the black locust tree as their inspiration, scientists have discovered a way to improve the performance of softwoods widely used in construction.

Obama's Victory Speech

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Obama Wins

Celsias

Cartoon of the month for Union of Concerned Scientists, November

LSBF's New MBA in Carbon Management

Celsias

The London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) has launched a new Global MBA with a specialisation in Carbon Management. The degree is designed to give students all the knowledge needed to pursue careers in the renewable energy sector, which grew by 17% in 2011 with global investments of over $257 billion. Teaching students the principles of carbon management, the MBA will highlight current and emerging issues from the sector at both national and international level.