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The european Supergrid project

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Brieuc Hamon
This document is a presentation about the European Supergrid project, which consist in connecting all the Offshore wind farms together to provide electricity to all Europe.

In Mackerel's Plunder, Hints of Epic Fish Collapse

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MORT ROSENBLUM and MAR CABRA
In Mackerel's Plunder, Hints of Epic Fish Collapse
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TALCAHUANO, Chile — Eric Pineda, a dock agent in this old port south of Santiago, peered deep into the Achernar’s hold at a measly 10 tons of jack mackerel — the catch after four days in waters once so rich they filled the 17-meter fishing boat in a few hours.

Mr. Pineda, like everyone here, grew up with the bony, bronze-hued fish they call jurel, which roams in schools in the southern Pacific. ... Read more about In Mackerel's Plunder, Hints of Epic Fish Collapse

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U.N. sustainable development summit shifts from climate change

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Deborah Zabarenko and Nina Chestney
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(Reuters) - Representatives from around the world gather in Rio in June to try to hammer out goals for sustainable development at a U.N. conference designed to avoid being tripped up by the intractable issue of climate change.

But there is concern in the lead-up to the conference, known as Rio+20 or the Earth Summit, that it risks ending up as all talk and little action. ... Read more about U.N. sustainable development summit shifts from climate change

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Regenerative Design Trajectory

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Regenerative Design Trajectory

LEED changed our awareness of the unwanted side-effects of building design, construction and operations.  Reduction of harm was the standard. That approach has, in many ways, transformed the marketplace, but is it still enough?  What is an appropriate goal for the future?

Under the guidance of regenerative design principles, it is possible to design projects in harmony with their ecosystem. Projects that improve their environment, are impact-free, and anticipate future needs. ... Read more about Regenerative Design Trajectory

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Global Clean Energy Projected Growth for 2011-2021

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New Mexico Maps

New Mexico Maps
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 This map is a work in progress. The uses of water, air and land are diverse in New Mexico and will change dramatically with climate change. For caretakers of this sacred trust, the map offers a bird’s eye view of the health of our environment. It documents primarily the energy-related sources of pollution, though in New Mexico other polluting factors are also at work. ... Read more about New Mexico Maps

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