Archive for 2012
Amp to Develop Wirelessly Charged Delivery Trucks Posted: 26 Dec 2012 12:21 PM PST Amp Electric Vehicles has decided to start converting the propulsion systems of delivery trucks to electric, and this time, they will be equipped to charge wirelessly. The company used to convert SUVs to electric propulsion systems, but it moved on from [...]
NEAL PEIRCE WASHINGTON – Now, in the wake of the Newtown massacre, is the time to blow the whistle on the gun industry. We have a proven formula. It’s the approach that curbed the tobacco industry and its life-imperiling products. Read more... Michigan’s Minor Miracle CURTIS JOHNSON Question: What recent political event in [...]
A Norweigen and Qatar led project in Qatar has triumphant news. It might seem like peanuts because it's about about a cucumber, but it's big news for revolutionizing desert agriculture in saline conditions. And... cucumbers are a staple in the Middle Eastern diet. Read more about the Sahara Forest Project MASDAR to Pull Water and [...]
Ten Solar Energy Predictions for 2013 by Barry Cinnamon, Solar Freedom Now | December 27, 2012 | Post Your Comment We've been down so long almost anything starts to look like up. Be prepared for another few down years as the solar industry rationalizes production and figures out how to make money downstream; we've lost this profit-making [...]
Strange behavior: New study exposes living cells to synthetic protein Posted: 27 Dec 2012 11:30 AM PST Scientists have fabricated an artificial protein in the laboratory and examined the surprising ways living cells respond to it. First genome sequence of Chinese plum provides important resource for fruit improvement Posted: 27 [...]
Community Power: Renewing Communities Through Renewable Energy Posted: 28 Dec 2012 01:00 AM PST Filed under: Energy News Energy Efficiency Saves New England $260 Million In Transmission Costs Posted: 27 Dec 2012 02:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News Biggest Community-Owned Solar Array In US Now Online Posted: [...]
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SmartPlanet speaks with astrophysicist Adam Frank about how quantum computing will give us our next enormous leap in computing power and make our recent digital revolution look primitive. By Christie Nicholson Read more headlines from Smart Planet Daily...
By Sonja Ryst With a boost from new requirements in Australia, AGL Energy Limited (AGK) noted limited progress this year in its ongoing battle to make workplace policies more amenable to female staff. The Australian energy company said in its 2012 Sustainability Performance Report released this month that women made up 35% of its leaders, up from [...]
We've previously documented that the largest social media websites censor government criticism. For example, Facebook pays low-wage foreign workers to delete certain content based upon a censorship list. For example, Facebook deletes accounts created by any Palestinian resistance groups. Today, Facebook deactivated the Facebook accounts [...]