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January 15, 2012


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Energy Efficiency in the US

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Though energy efficiency improvements, the US saved enough energy in 2010 to power almost 10 millions homes, a 21% increase over the previous year.  Energy savings in 2011 expected to be even greater. Read More: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2012/01/us-beats-expectations-saving-energy?cmpid=WNL-Wednesday-January11-2012

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Ocean Acidification in Washington State

Sunday, January 15, 2012

In North America, private venture and corporate investments in clean energy tech grew 30% over 2010. One of the more troubling implications of rising  carbon dioxide emissions is the ongoing acidification of the world’s oceans.  Acidic waters threaten oceanic food chains by preventing shellfish from building their shells.  The State of Washington has declared Puget Sound  a “water of concern” because of acidification. http://summitcountyvoice.com/2012/01/11/global-warming-puget-sound-faces-acidification-threat/

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