From Google Kitchens: 4 Ways To Prevent Food Waste

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2019 16:40:48 +0000

Creative ways to prevent food waste, which is all too common and in a country where hunger is an issue, are being pursued by Google Kitchens. That’s right, Google has kitchens. It has employees to feed and since Google is on a sustainability mission, its kitchens offer an innovative way to help with the issue of food waste

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A Clear Solution For Cleaner Air

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2019 19:00:13 +0000

Californians love to be outside. But even on a clear, sunny day, we know that the air we are breathing isn’t as clean and clear as it looks, especially in our increasingly congested and crowded cities. Air quality is a complex topic that is affected by the weather, the time of day, and events like wildfires. But one aspect of air quality is very clear: tailpipe emissions make air quality worse. When those emissions happen in cities, millions of people are exposed to harmful pollution

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Africa’s Oil Curse, the Example of Nigeria

Credit to Author: David Zarembka| Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2019 02:10:43 +0000

Pump-jack mining crude oil with the sunsetCleanTechnica has been running a number of articles on little noted negative aspects of gas/diesel vehicles. These include hundreds of US deaths annually from carbon monoxide poisoning, oil refinery explosions, 137 US oil spills last year, what to do with old oil tankers, and the 150 gas/diesel car fires daily in the US. A common concept in Africa that is not noticed in the United States or other parts of the world is what in Africa is called “Africa’s Oil Curse.”

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Two New Coal Plants Cancelled In Botswana

Credit to Author: David Zarembka| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 22:28:14 +0000

Image by Jesper BerggreenWhile the battle against coal-generated electricity is progressing nicely in the United States, Europe, South Korea, and even to a certain extent Japan, China, and India, the coal companies in some of those countries continue to have their sights on building more coal plants in Africa. Therefore, it is good news to learn that two Japanese banks, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and the Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI), have withdrawn their support to finance two new 150 MW coal plants in Botswana, MorupuleB V and VI. The two coal plants were to be built by the Japanese company, Marubeni, in a joint venture with the South Korean firm, Posco Energy

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Global Shipping Is Making False Impressions About Circumventing Pollution — Billions Spent On “Cheat Devices”

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2019 19:00:25 +0000

Water goes everywhere. It reaches places and distances that other things can’t with such flexibility and ingenuity. To attach pollutants to that ingenious reach is counter to intelligence and consciousness

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