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Carbon linked to hay fever rise
Carbon dioxide emissions may be raising pollen counts in European cities, according to a continent-wide study.
World stumbles toward climate summit
Nineteen years after the world started to take climate change seriously, delegates from around the globe spent five days talking about what they will talk about at a year-end conference in South Africa. They agreed to talk about their opposing viewpoints.
Scientists Link Oil on Dolphins to BP Spill Author: rowan
4/08/11 Coleman, Reuters, Scientists Link Oil on Dolphins to BP Spill…
No Innovator’s Dilemma Here: In Praise of Failure Author: James Dyson
Sir James Dyson is best known for inventing the Dual Cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner, an idea which saved him from bankruptcy and was the first building block in what would become a billion-dollar business. He thrives on mistakes, and in this first of an occasional series of guest columns for Wired.com‘s Epicenter blog, explains why everyone else should too.
Strom-Konzerne schalten Ökofonds ab
RWE, Eon, Vattenfall und EnBW wollen während des Moratoriums nicht in den Fonds für erneuerbare Energien zahlen
Deal To Avert Government Shutdown Saves $38 Billion – Bush Tax Cut Deal Spent $150 Billion Author: Alex Seitz-Wald
Late last night, just minutes from an impending government shutdown, congressional negotiators and President Obama reached a deal to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, cutting $38.5 billion under current funding levels, per Republican demands. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and other Republicans hailed the deal as an important…
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The Death of Capitalism?
A new survey shows that support for capitalism has dropped sharply in the weaker U.S. economy.
Mobsters on a mission: How Japan’s mafia launched an aid effort
On 12 march, around midnight, less than a day after a devastating earthquake tore through the Tohoku region of Japan, causing a tsunami that killed thousands and left many more homeless, 25 trucks bearing 50 tonnes of supplies arrived in front of the City Hall in Hitachinaka, in the east-coast Ibaraki prefecture.
Solar System’s “Nose” Found
A NASA craft has uncovered the solar system’s “nose,” which points in the direction our sun is moving through the Milky Way, a new study says.

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