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We May Be Able to Use Waves to Power Our World

We May Be Able to Use Waves to Power Our World

motherearth December 2, 2017 Comments Off on We May Be Able to Use Waves to Power Our World

About a mile offshore from Kaneohe Bay on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, a yellow, doughnut-shaped contraption bobs up and down with the motion of the ocean. The hulking device, as wide as a

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Could Climate Change Affect People’s Personalities?

Could Climate Change Affect People’s Personalities?

motherearth December 1, 2017 Comments Off on Could Climate Change Affect People’s Personalities?

People’s personalities may be shaped by the temperatures of the places in which they grew up, a new study suggests. This could mean that as climate change influences temperatures around the globe, shifts in

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Hydrogen-Powered Trains Are Coming to Germany in 2021

Hydrogen-Powered Trains Are Coming to Germany in 2021

motherearth November 25, 2017 Comments Off on Hydrogen-Powered Trains Are Coming to Germany in 2021

As the shift from diesel engines to clean energy continues, German and French engineering company Alstom have signed a deal that will see the latter building a series of hydrogen-powered trains that will go

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Pacific Islands Could Lose 80 Percent Of Their Fish Because Of Climate Change

Pacific Islands Could Lose 80 Percent Of Their Fish Because Of Climate Change

motherearth November 22, 2017 Comments Off on Pacific Islands Could Lose 80 Percent Of Their Fish Because Of Climate Change

Pacific Island nations could lose as much as 80 per cent of their fish by the end of the century, as climate change causes species to go extinct, a new study warned. The region is “projected

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London’s Public Buses to be Fueled by Coffee

London’s Public Buses to be Fueled by Coffee

motherearth November 21, 2017 Comments Off on London’s Public Buses to be Fueled by Coffee

British start-up bio-bean has teamed up with Shell and Argent Energy to invent a coffee-based biofuel that will soon help power London‘s public buses that normally run on diesel. To create the coffee oil, the

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California May Reach Its Renewable Energy Goal 10 Years Early

California May Reach Its Renewable Energy Goal 10 Years Early

motherearth November 18, 2017 Comments Off on California May Reach Its Renewable Energy Goal 10 Years Early

In 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law that would see the state committing to renewable energy. The law gave California until 2030 to ensure 50 percent of its electricity came from renewable sources

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NASA Captures Photos Of Runaway Iceberg Bigger Than Delaware

NASA Captures Photos Of Runaway Iceberg Bigger Than Delaware

motherearth November 16, 2017 Comments Off on NASA Captures Photos Of Runaway Iceberg Bigger Than Delaware

Back in July, an iceberg weighing about 1 trillion tons broke off of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf, but it’s hard to put that event into perspective. NASA scientists finally got the chance to see

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Scientists From All Over The World Are Warning Humankind We Are Screwed

Scientists From All Over The World Are Warning Humankind We Are Screwed

motherearth November 15, 2017 Comments Off on Scientists From All Over The World Are Warning Humankind We Are Screwed

More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn the evidence is clear: Current and future human health and wellbeing are at serious risk from climate change, deforestation, loss of access to freshwater, species extinctions,

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Bill Gates To Build High-Tech 25,000-Acre City In The Arizona Desert

Bill Gates To Build High-Tech 25,000-Acre City In The Arizona Desert

motherearth November 15, 2017 Comments Off on Bill Gates To Build High-Tech 25,000-Acre City In The Arizona Desert

The city of the future could soon be erected in the middle of the Arizona desert, thanks to Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates, reports The Street. Gates has purchased 25,000 acres of land about 45 minutes

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Donald Trump Accused Of Obstructing Satellite Research Into Climate Change

Donald Trump Accused Of Obstructing Satellite Research Into Climate Change

motherearth November 6, 2017 Comments Off on Donald Trump Accused Of Obstructing Satellite Research Into Climate Change

President Trump has been accused of deliberately obstructing research on global warming after it emerged that a critically important technique for investigating sea-ice cover at the poles faces being blocked. The row has erupted

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