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WASHINGTON, D.C.--The rebirth of an extinct frog species may come from the freezer, not the stomach. The gastric brooding frog, when it existed on Earth, swallowed its eggs, transformed its stomach into a womb and vomited up its young once sufficiently grown. But the frog disappeared from the mountains of southern Australia shortly after it was discovered in the 1970s, persisting only as a few frozen specimens in the bottom of a scientist's freez...
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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.--The artificial leaf promised to revolutionize the world by bringing reliable modern energy to those mired in poverty. But the company founded to commercialize the research--Sun Catalytix--has found that it needs to concentrate its efforts on something likely to make money in the nearer term, namely the kind of flow batteries that might provide large amounts of energy storage on the U.S. electric grid. [More]
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Hi +Dennis B, I'm replying to your 2bits under +David Biello's thread.
¿Were your refer'g à Weather in B.Columbia going from "Bad to Better"?
Althô my guess, Dennis is it was "bad weather" that made many Canûcks evacuate, it is Not so much the effect of excessive CO2 on weather that will hurt humankind first, it's the effect of too much of this Acidic Gas on Oceanic pH that'll KILL us the QUICKEST via Starvation:  please check out: bit.ly/relentless-rise
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As a longtime reader and subscriber of the New York Times, I’m disgusted by the move to shut down the Green Blog. The closure of the environment desk a couple of months ago was frustrating, but I had hope that the Times would continue its coverage on the Green Blog. I should have known better. Claiming that environment coverage will continue through other desks is a farce. Here’s the argument managing editor Dean Baquet made to Inside Climate New...
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let the machines talk!
Machines sharing information with other machines is more efficient than having one of us humans gumming up the works. But could a smart grid or precision farming , in which the machines inform each other and make subsequent decisions, significantly reduce energy use and, thus, greenhouse gas pollution? [More]
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Associate Editor, Environment & Energy
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    Associate Editor, Environment & Energy, present
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News is what someone, somewhere doesn't want you to know. The rest is advertising: Lord Northcliffe. Me: enviro science journalist. Opinions my own
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Environment and energy journalist by day, father / writer-of-all-trades by night
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  • Columbia University
  • Wesleyan University
  • Saint Louis Priory
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