Water

Image taken from the Video of Mount Polley Mine Trailings Pond Breach - Courtesy Cariboo Regional District

Mount Polley Disaster: Can BC’s Government be Trusted?

Published on August 13th, 2014 | by Roy L Hales

Originally Published in the ECOreport Questions arising from the Mount Polley tailings pond breach: Is BC’s Liberal government in the pockets of industry? Can large corporations be trusted to place public safety ahead of profits? Does ... Read More


Science

An origami robot begins to self-assemble... (Photo: Seth Kroll)

“Origami Robots” Self-Construct And Start Working

Published on August 10th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

If you haven’t seen the origami robot yet, you’re in for a fantastic surprise! Evoking the potential of an ancient and wonderful Japanese art, these crawling robots can self-assemble from flat-pack designs and autonomously perform. Inspired ... Read More


Science

Compass and Scale Image for zombie star in NGC 1309

NASA-ESA’s Hubble Finds Zombie Star

Published on August 7th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

When we think of a supernova, we usually think of a massive explosion that wipes out the entire white dwarf star (dying stellar body). However, thanks to a collaboration of research scientists from leading American astronomers ... Read More


Art and Photography

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Kiev Coworking Space Rocks!

Published on August 5th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

Originally published on CleanTechnica. On a cleantech speaking tour of Ukraine, I was introduced to a wicked awesome coworking space in Kiev, Chasopys. Pictures below. Ukrainian green incubator Greencubator and solar company Activ Solar hosted me on ... Read More


Climate Change

Christine Todd Whitman, former Republican NJ governor and EPA administrator (screenshot from 2013 interview)

GW Bush’s Republican EPA Head Blasts Fox On Climate Change

Published on August 2nd, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

Former NJ Governor and EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman (2013 interview screen shot from youtube) You may remember Christine Todd Whitman, the Republican who served as Governor of New Jersey from 1994 to 2001 and as EPA administrator for President George W. Bush from 2001 ... Read More


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