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Northeast US saw record heat in 2010

In 2010, five cities in America’s northeast had their hottest recorded years ever.   The data were calculated by averaging high and low daily temperatures averaged over the year.  The cities included Boston, Providence, Hartford, and Concord.  GR

 
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Green inovation: Lessons learned

Here, after a long hiatus, is the last in the series documenting a project to renovate an old farm house as greenly and as cheaply as possible.  The technologies exist, and anyone can use them.  Dive in!  GR

 
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Forecaster: Two phenomena responsible for world’s bizarre weather

We’ve been posting quite a bit about extreme weather that has occurred over the past few weeks.  Curious as to what may be the cause? According to this article from CNN, two patterns of natural climate variability are responsible for the wild weather parts of the globe have been experiencing. DB Always remember, you can

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New York firm seeks tidal power plant in East River

You don’t hear much about tidal power, probably because it’s not on the same scale as wind or solar.  But it can provide significant amounts of energy, as New York City may soon learn.  GR

 
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Global warming waning? Hardly. 2010 was tied as warmest year on record

The results are in:  2010 tied (with 2005) for the warmest year on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  2010 was also the wettest year globally.  GR In a seperate report from the UN, 2010 was tied (with 2005 and 1998) for the warmest year on record.  Although the UN report

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