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  • Smart power for your plug-ins

    This sleek, energy-saving tower with integrated iGo Green™ Technology automatically reduces wasted standby power by more than 85%. Plug in your computer and other devices to save power without the hassle of unplugging your devices. iGo Green™ Technology automatically powers down outlets when not in use and powers back up again when devices need power.

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    Green Police

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    Audi Super Bowl ad takes greening mainstream.

    This ad may a little over-the-top for our taste, but since it ran during the most heavily watched TV event of the year, it's a strong indication that green thinking is going mainstream. How can we be mad at that? ...read more

    Will the New Cap Work?

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    BP installs new cap that it hopes will capture the crude leaking into the Gulf.

    BP has successfully installed a new tighter fitting cap on the gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico (watch a video here). The next step is a a pressure test, which will determine if they can effectively stop the oil from flowing for the first time since the well exploded almost three months ago. Scientists are hoping to see pressure increase and then stabilize, meaning that the cap is working......read more

    Mining For Algae

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    Researchers in Missouri aim to grow algae for biofuel in abandoned mines.

    Based in Brooklyn, Nightwood is a home decor shop specializing in its own brand of reconstructed furniture and textiles. Owner-designers Myriah Scruggs and Nadia Yaron salvage woods and fabrics and reincarnate them as beautifully rustic, original pieces. Last week, the Nightwood pop-up shop at a downtown Brooklyn condo development. If you're in the area, be sure to swing by. For more......read more

    iPhone Apps Hush Anti-Climate Changers

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    Use these four apps to sort out conservative climate change-doubters.

    If you've got a friend, relative, or famous radio personality who makes a point of doubting the effects or even the existence of climate change--especially if that person cites a snowstorm as evidence--we've got a few apps that'll learn 'em good, and then teach 'em how to make up for the damage they've done....MORE>> -Dan Nosowitz (Via Fast Company)...read more

    Solar Power From Space?

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    Japanese government plans to capture solar energy in space and send it to Earth via laser or microwave by 2030.

    The Japanese government recently chose a group of companies and research teams who are assigned to achieve this ambition, a dream worth billions of dollars, to produce clean energy in an unlimited amount in the next few decades. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa) hopes that the ambitious plans will help ease the country’s energy problems as well as provide a solution for global......read more

    The Truth About Climate Change

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    Legendary naturalist Richard Attenborough explains what convinced him about climate change.

    In this clip, a graph attributes the rise in global temperature to human activities....read more

    Tobacco's Biofuel Potential

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    Scientists look to the cash crop's energy producing possibilities.

    If a new scientific report is any indication, tobacco's beaten down public image stands to improve in coming years. Biotech scientists from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia believe that genetically modified tobacco leaf could be an efficient, non-food crop biofuel, making the golden leaf the latest in the series of possible biofuels being put forth as clean solutions to the......read more

    Lights Off For Earth Hour

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    Global eco-mobilization event takes place this Saturday, March 27th at 8:30 p.m. local time.

    On Saturday night, hundreds of millions of people around the world will shut off their lights in a global call to action on climate change. Since its beginnings in Australia three years ago, Earth Hour has gone global, with thousands of communities and nearly a billion people taking part. Organized by the World Wildlife Fund, the Earth Hour event has been criticized for not effectively......read more

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