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Some tea bags may shed billions of microplastics per cup | CBC News
You may be swallowing billions of tiny plastic particles while sipping a cup of freshly brewed gourmet tea, a new study from McGill University in Montreal suggests.
plastic  health  tea  environment  best 
25 days ago by xer0x
Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early - Reuters
Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is accelerating even faster than scientists had feared.
/  canada  carbon  change  climate  emissions  environment  europe  major  markets  news  permafrost  politics  science  states  united  us 
june 2019 by xer0x
Carnival Cruise Lines Hit With $20 Million Penalty For Environmental Crimes : NPR
The company has a long history of dumping plastic trash and oily waste from its ships, with violations dating back to 1993. In 2016, its Princess subsidiary agreed to pay $40 million for pollution.
world  cruise  mistake  environment  fine  money  pollution  ocean  princess  trash  oil  violation 
june 2019 by xer0x
California jury hits Bayer with $2 billion award in Roundup cancer trial - Reuters
A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical.
toldyouso  agricultural  americas  and  bayer  california  cancer  cases  chemicals  commodity  company  corporate  court  decisions  environment  europe  events  farming  fishing  general  germany  glyphosate  health  healthcare  judicial  lawsuit  litigation  major  markets  medicine  news  pictures  pollution  process  science  states  united  us  western 
may 2019 by xer0x
Ferrock: A Stronger, Greener Alternative to Concrete?
What if there was something stronger, more flexible, and less expensive than traditional concrete? Well, there is: Ferrock.
architecture  materials  science  concrete  red  green  environment  technology  enw 
january 2019 by xer0x
Ditch the Batteries: Off-Grid Compressed Air Energy Storage - LOW-TECH MAGAZINE
Going off-grid? Think twice before you invest in a battery system. Compressed air energy storage is the sustainable and resilient alternative to batteries, with much longer life expectancy, lower life cycle costs, technical simplicity, and low maintenance. Designing a compressed air energy storage system that combines high efficiency with small storage size is not self-explanatory, but a growing number of researchers show that it can be done. Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) is u...
electricity  air  energy  diy  alternative_energy  engineering  environment  grid  offgrid  pv 
may 2018 by xer0x
Coal Ash Is More Radioactive Than Nuclear Waste - Scientific American
By burning away all the pesky carbon and other impurities, coal power plants produce heaps of radiation
coal  radioactive  oops  uranium  nuclear  energy  environment 
june 2017 by xer0x
NASA Data Shows Toxic Air Threat Choking Indian Subcontinent - Bloomberg
The mega-city of New Delhi has tried everything from banning diesel guzzling SUVs to taking about half the city’s cars off the streets in a fight against air pollution. Officials may yet have to do much, much more, based on National Aeronautics and Space Administration satellite research.
environment  pollution  india  climatepolitics 
july 2016 by xer0x
AWS Networking, Environments and You – charity.wtf
Last week we hit an important milestone in the life of our baby startup: a functional production environment, with real data flowing from ingestion to storage to serving queries out!  (Of course everything promptly exploded , but whatever.) This got me started thinking about how to safely stage and promote terraform changes, in order to isolate the blast radius of certain destructive…
aws  networking  vpc  terraform  ops  architecture  network  amazon  devops  environment 
april 2016 by xer0x
A crowd sourced carbon calcuator / energy use monitor
asks questions to guess at your energy usage.
sustainability  visualization  tool  community  social  environment  fuel  power  consumption  energy  from delicious
february 2010 by xer0x
Alan Storm dot com comma inc LLC: Magento Development Enviornment
Tips to remember when starting Magento development. (Ie, how to turn on debug mode, logging, etc)
magento  programming  ide  environment  dev 
august 2009 by xer0x
pachube :: connecting environments, patching the planet
Patch together awesome mashup's of sensors n' data n' good times
mashup  data  environment  maps  programming  web2.0  urban  interaction  toy  tinker  awesome 
june 2009 by xer0x
:: blissen :: the 2008 hidden habitats calendar
nice design'd calender for 2008 - got some gift potential
blissen  green  2008  calender  shop  gift  design  cool  environment 
september 2007 by xer0x
EVT Canada
Snazzy electric scooter w/ retro styling..
evt  electric  scooter  green  environment  smart  canada  america  battery  gwev  bike  transportation 
july 2007 by xer0x

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