Dr. Gerald H. Pollack ~ The Fourth Phase of Water:

GrahamHancockDotCom | By: Luke Hancock & Echan Deravy | GPE – April 02, 2018: Pollack Laboratory ~ uncovering nature’s deeply held secrets. Dr. Gerald Pollack maintains an active laboratory at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of WATER: A Multidisciplinary Research Journal; Executive Director of the Institute for Venture Science; co-founder of 4th-Phase Inc.; and…

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An Effective Herbal Treatment For Malaria?

Jeunes Patriotes Congolais | GPE – March 21, 2018: The video (in French) presents the work of Jérôme Munyangi, a Congolese Physician-Researcher based in Maniema for the purpose of finding a healing plant that will be effective against malaria. A team of Democratic Republic of Congo doctors, Jerome Munyangi and Michel Idumbo, conducted large-scale randomized clinical trials in the province…

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Tesla To Construct Virtual Solar Power Plant Using 50,000 Homes In South Australia:

Clean Technica | By: Steve Hanley | February 04, 2018: When Elon Musk offered to build what would be the largest grid storage battery installation in the world in South Australia last year, he set off a chain of events that may have implications for the entire world. In a show of typical Muskian over-the-top bravado, Elon promised to build…

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A Skyscraper Made Of Wood? Newark Developers Give It A Try:

The Wall Street Journal | By: Keiko Morris | February 04, 2018: Wood’s ability to create a warm environment appeals to tech companies, a plus for a city on Amazon’s HQ2 shortlist. In the contest to attract office tenants, many developers stick with the tried-and-true combination of concrete, steel and gleaming glass. Lotus Equity Group is embracing a more natural…

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The No-Till Gardening Revolution ~ Why Farmers Are Putting Down Their Plows:

Return To Now | By: Sara Burrows | GPE – February 04, 2018: After thousands of years of turning the soil upside-down, farmers are finally realizing they’re killing the microorganisms that keep soil alive… Faced with losing the farm, more and more are converting to the ancient “no-till” methods of permaculture. Originally published January 27, 2018: In the no-till gardening…

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Solar Energy Offers Hope To Some Puerto Rico Hospitals:

Clean Technica | By: Owen Agnew | February 02, 2018: More than four months after Hurricane Maria tore across Puerto Rico, over 450,000 people are still without power. For critical facilities like hospitals, the lack of electricity has meant cutting services and relying on generators until power is restored. Nexus Media joined Vittoria Energy, a team of clean-energy evangelists, for…

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Tesla Semi Customers Will Build Their Own Charging Stations:

Clean Technica | By: Steve Hanley | February 02, 2018: Tesla has booked pre-orders for its all-electric Semi heavy duty trucks from at least 9 major corporations. Now, some of those companies are planning how they will charge those trucks once they arrive. In particular, Anheuser Busch and United Parcel Service say they are working closely with Tesla to design…

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Australian Trees ‘Sweat’ To Survive Extreme Heatwaves, Researchers Reveal:

The Guardian | By: Calla Wahlquist | January 31, 2018: Climate experiment shows trees release water but stop absorbing carbon in extreme heat. Australian researchers growing trees in climate change conditions have found the leaves “sweat” to survive extreme heatwaves. The year-long experiment showed that trees continue to release water through their leaves as an evaporative cooling system during periods…

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The Community Microgrid As A Virtual Power Plant:

Clean Technica | By: George Harvey | January 24, 2018: The design for a community microgrid project that is forming in Warner, New Hampshire, seems rather prosaic at first glance. It is simple, with a few buildings, some solar panels, batteries, inverters, and all the regular gear. It seems an appropriately small start for a town with only 444 people…

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From Tree-Planting Drones To Shade-Grown Tea ~ Businesses Are Making Money By Reforesting The Planet:

World Resources Institute | By: Andrew Wu, Sofia Faruqi, Andrés Anchondo Ortega and Eriks Brolis | GPE – January 23, 2018: An estimated 15 billion trees are cut down each year—more than 41 million per day. Given this pace of land degradation, it’s hard to imagine how traditional reforestation methods, which rely on the hand-planting of live seedlings, could ever…

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China’s Really Big Air Purifier Actually Seems To Work!

Clean Technica | By: Steve Hanley | January 22, 2018: The world’s biggest air purifier has been constructed in the city of Xian in Shaanxi province, which is located in the northern part of the country. Standing 100 meters high, the tower uses heat from the sun to create an upward flow of air which passes through multiple filters inside.…

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The Internet Is Filling Up Because Indians Are Sending Millions of ‘Good Morning!’ Texts:

The Wall Street Journal | By: Newley Purnell | January 22, 2018: The country, newly online, has become obsessed with sending cheery greetings from smartphones, causing head scratching in Silicon Valley. Google researchers in Silicon Valley were trying to figure out why so many smartphones were freezing up half a world away. One in three smartphone users in India run…

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Tesla’s Battery In Australia Is Surpassing Expectations:

Renewable Energy World | By: Dylan McConnell | January 17, 2018: It’s just over one month since the Hornsdale Power Reserve was officially opened in South Australia at the Hornsdale wind farm. The excitement surrounding the project has generated acres of media interest, both locally and abroad. The aspect that has generated the most interest is the battery’s rapid response…

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Tesla’s New York Gigafactory Kicks Off Solar Roof Production:

Renewable Energy World | Bloomberg | By: Brian Eckhouse | GPE – January 13, 2018: Tesla Inc. has kicked off production of its long-awaited electricity-producing shingles that Elon Musk says will transform the rooftop solar industry. Originally published January 09, 2018: Manufacturing of the photovoltaic glass tiles began last month at a factory in Buffalo built with backing from New…

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The Nation’s Rivers And Streams Are Getting Dangerously Saltier:

The Washington Post | By: Brady Dennis | January 08, 2018: This map (above) shows changes in the salt content of fresh water in rivers and streams across the United States over the past half-century. Warmer colors indicate increasing salinity, while cooler colors indicate decreasing salinity. The black dots represent the 232 U.S. Geological Survey monitoring sites that provided the…

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Increasing Chloride In U.S. Rivers:

USGS | GPE – January 08, 2018: Snow-affected urban areas are particularly vulnerable. A U.S. Geological Survey report finds that many U.S. rivers are becoming increasingly salty, which contributes to corrosion in water distribution systems. Concentrations of chloride—a main component of salt—and other measures of potential corrosivity increased in many rivers between 1992 and 2012. The increases were most notable…

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EV Revolution In China: Next Stop ~ Delivery & Freight Vehicles:

Clean Technica | By: Tim Dixon | January 06, 2018: China’s King of the electric vehicle world. It has more electric car sales than the rest of the world combined. One city now has over 16,000 electric buses in service — 100% of its fleet — and other cities are following the same path. Next up for full electrification? Perhaps…

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Security Flaws Put Virtually All Phones, Computers At Risk:

Business Insurance | Reuters | January 04, 2018: Security researchers on Wednesday disclosed a set of security flaws that they said could let hackers steal sensitive information from nearly every modern computing device containing chips from Intel Corp., Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and ARM Holdings. One of the bugs is specific to Intel, but another affects laptops, desktop computers, smartphones,…

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