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    Wind To The Rescue

    Thursday, April 29th, 2010

    Nantucket / Massachusetts gets the first US off shore wind-energy farm, and many don’t like it. Germany switches on the “Alpha Ventus” wind park located in the North Sea, they celebrate it.  And off the coast of Louisiana an oil spill threatens nature and the livelihood of  fishermen and oyster farmers. What is going on […]

    Earth Day

    Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

    40 years ago the first “Earth Day” was conducted. There was an oil spill that fouled Californian beaches. The Cuyahoga River in Cleveland caught fire, Time magazine wrote that “a person does not drown in the river, but decay”, and smog was a daily occurrence in many big cities in the US. Confronted with these […]

    Setting Goals Not Methods

    Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

    In a press release today Google is said to lead the charge against tougher energy efficiency standards for data centers. Google? Is this not the company touting green initiatives and trying to not be evil? It is worth to dig a little deeper into this issue. Data centers house tons of heat producing computer equipment, […]

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