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Why Facebook And Google’s Data centres Are Not Killing Our Planet

[credit provider=”Facebook”] Big Internet companies like Facebook and Google are being accused of running data centres that pollute the planet by James Glanz in the New York Times. He bases the accusation on data from a McKinsey & Company survey, interviews with several experts and analysis of thousands of government […]
Why Facebook And Google’s Data centres Are Not Killing Our Planet
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Intel Is Ready To Dunk Computers In Oil To Keep Them Cool

[credit provider=”YouTube/pugetsys ” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtufuXLvOok”] You know how hot your laptop can get when you use it for hours? Imagine how hot servers—the high-powered computers that run websites and apps—must get.Now imagine a whole building full of servers running at full tilt—and grab some ice water.
Intel Is Ready To Dunk Computers In Oil To Keep Them Cool
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How This Small Machine Turns Human Waste Into Clean Water Vapor

Namon Nassef’s Zero Liquid Discharge system uses engine heat to convert wastewater into water vapor. It’s an invention seven years and several hundred thousands dollars in the making that could revolutionise how we dispose of sewage on buses, cruise ships, trains and aeroplanes.
How This Small Machine Turns Human Waste Into Clean Water Vapor
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The US Is Wasting A Ton Of Money On A Green Navy

[credit provider=”US Navy/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/usnavy/5915769185/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] When you don’t have a bottom line, rather a mish-mash of objectives, massive inefficiencies can be tolerated. Here’s a bit on our new green navy:The USNS Henry J. Kaiser carried nearly 900,000 gallons of biofuel blended with petroleum to power the cruisers, destroyers and fighter jets […]
The US Is Wasting A Ton Of Money On A Green Navy
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The Seven Ways To Solve The Energy Problem

I have dished out a healthy share of criticism about the paths we are taking into the energy future, so perhaps it’s time I offered some paths of my own. I will outline them as simply as possible, since the data and thinking behind them could fill a book.
The Seven Ways To Solve The Energy Problem
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Green Technology From A Bygone Era

Green tech is nothing new, it just happens to be in better shape than ever before. The Guardian put together a very cool slideshow of green technology through the ages. Here’s a few excerpts, though, we highly recommend clicking through for the full gallery. Or click on any image to […]
Green Technology From A Bygone Era
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Britain’s Ambitious Zero Carbon Home Dreams

Britain is mandating all new homes built after 2016 produce zero carbon emissions. It’s an essential element of the nation’s plan to cut carbon emissions by 80% for 2050, the New York Times reports.
Britain’s Ambitious Zero Carbon Home Dreams
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Why Green Tech Should Be Gamified

Whenever I start my Toyota Prius, I note one number above all else. It’s not the time, not the odometer, not even the gas left in the tank. My eyes go straight to the car’s average miles per gallon since last fill-up.
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Automakers Are Getting Rid Of That New Car Smell

One of the most anticipated parts of owning a new car is the much ballyhooed “new car smell.” If you have purchased some new cars recently, you may have noticed that the scent of a brand new interior has been going away.
Automakers Are Getting Rid Of That New Car Smell
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Tesla Unveils Its All Electric Model X Crossover

[credit provider=”Courtesy Tesla Motors”] Late last night on the East Coast, Tesla held a web event to introduce the world to its first entry into the heavily crowded crossover segment.We showed you the teaser yesterday, and now we have to see if the fruit was worth the wait.
Tesla Unveils Its All Electric Model X Crossover
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These Are The 12 Greenest Cars Of 2012

A newcomer has rolled onto the 2012 Greenest List, a ranking of new-model-year autos based on their fuel economy and tailpipe emissions as well as the environmental impacts from their manufacture and the techniques used to produce their fuel.
These Are The 12 Greenest Cars Of 2012
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