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Colonial resumes work on U.S. gasoline line, pump prices rise | Reuters

(Reuters) - Colonial Pipeline Co said on Saturday it resumed repairing a leak on a key U.S. gasoline line on Friday afternoon, but pump prices continued to rise in the southeast as several states took emergency action to get fuel to filling stations more easily.<p>Vehicles wait in line for gas at a …

Nancy Pelosi: The House Has the Votes to Back the U.S. Nuclear Deal With Iran

Earli­er this month, Nancy Pelosi came out in full sup­port of the U.S. nuc­le­ar deal with Ir­an, as she and fel­low House Demo­crats were in the …

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Geology Museum / LeeMundwiler Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Dapeng Peninsula is on the southeastern coast of China and is designated as national park to …

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2011 Japan tsunami unleashed ozone-destroying chemicals

Countries rarely account for greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere due to natural disasters when calculating their annual emissions.<p>The 2011 …

Fuego Volcano Eruption Viewed From Volcan de Acatenango

<b>Photographer</b>: Denis Hernandez<b><br>Summary Authors</b>: Denis Hernandez; Jim Foster<p>Shown above is a group of adventurous hikers near the summit of Volcan de …

Northern Iceland is Hot, Hot, Hot!

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Carly Fiorina: Environmentalists To Blame For 'Man-Made' Drought In California

WASHINGTON -- Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina on Monday blamed environmentalists for what she called a "man-made" drought in California, which has led to the state's first water restrictions.<p>“With different policies over the last 20 years, all of this could be avoided,” Fiorina, a likely …

Earth Has A Layer No One Knew About

Just like onions and cartoon ogres<p>Our perspective of Earth tends to be very shallow--literally. Everything we experience, from the deepest depths of the ocean to the highest mountain peaks, only skims the top of the outermost layer of the Earth, the crust, which is about 4 miles thick under the …

Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:14.17km) in Indonesia 06/04/2015 23:17 UTC, 1020854 people within 100km.

On 4/6/2015 11:17:42 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 1020854 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, …

The First-Timer's Urban Survival Guide: How to Be Prepared in the City

The Boy Scouts can teach you how to survive if you’re lost in the woods. But these days, it sometimes feels more likely that you’ll get lost in a big …

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The Technology That Will Build Our Future May Be Found In Mushrooms

The key to the human race’s future may be right beneath our feet. It sounds bizarre, but fungi better known as mushrooms can help solve many of …

Climate Change: 'Unexpected Increase' in Ozone Destroying Substance HCI

There has been an unexpected increase in a substance linked with the destruction of the ozone layer, scientists have said.<p>Under the Montreal …

16-Year-Old Irish Girls Win Google Science Fair 2014 With World-Changing Crop Yield Breakthrough

Irish teenagers Ciara Judge, Émer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow, all 16, have won the Google Science Fair 2014. Their project, Combating the Global …

Green roofs are changing architecture: Here's a whole school built under an undulating green roof

For years I have been saying that Green roofs are changing architecture; where it used to be that the top of a building was black tar and covered …

How Addis Ababa is on the Frontier of Sustainable Transport for African Cities | Smart Cities Dive

<i>Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's crowded downtown streets are soon to get some relief as the city prepares to open its first major public transport system, a</i> …

A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World’s First Vertical Farms

A unique conveyer belt design allows the three-story greenhouse to be efficient and sustainable, providing jobs and fresh produce to the Jackson community.<p>Jackson, Wyoming, is an unlikely place for urban farming: At an altitude over a mile high, with snow that can last until May, the growing season …

Canadian 'Freezeway' Will Let Commuters Ice Skate To Work

This isn't like Ice Town at all...<p>It's an idea after Ben Wyatt's heart. The BBC reports that the Canadian city of Edmonton is thinking about taking advantage of the cold, dark nature of its winters and creating an 11-kilometer-long (almost 7 miles) 'Freezeway.' The Freezeway would function as a …

Coffee Power: London Entrepreneur Uses the City's Coffee Waste for Fuel

Bio-bean, a London-based enterprise, takes coffee grinds and turns them into fuel.<p>Arthur Kay trained in architecture at University College London. While developing a blueprint for a coffee roaster he saw the potential in turning the business’ waste into energy.<p>Given London produces 200,000 tons of …

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The UK Is Building 6 Electric Lagoons To Generate Electricity From The Tides

The tides are always rising and falling. It’s time to use that energy.<p>Few things are more dependable than the tides. As long as the moon is in the sky and gravity rules the earth, the ocean will always run in and run out. So, it’s perhaps not crazy to think of harnessing tidal movements for energy …

How Climate Change Will Alter New York City's Skyline

Last week, The New York City Panel on Climate Change released a new report detailing exactly how climate scientists expect New York City to change …

I want to be a landscape architect. What will my salary be?

<b>Job</b>: Landscape architect<p><b>Role:</b> Unlike landscapers, with whom they are often confused, landscape architects don't actually put plants or hard landscaping materials into the ground. They are instead involved at the planning level, working with city planners, engineers, private property owners and a …

Architects in London have designed a shadowless skyscraper

Two buildings act like mirrors that reflect the Sun instead of cast shadows<p>With around 250 new skyscrapers set to grace the London skyline in the next few years, one local design firm has figured out a way to prevent Londoners from living in the shadows. The firm, NBBJ, designed a pair of buildings …

Are We Building Skyscrapers Upside Down?

Maybe in some parts of the world.<p>In a traditional skyscraper, the widest part of the building is at its base, and as the building climbs taller, it tapers. This design is both a matter of greater structural stability and of urban priorities–buildings that take up less airspace dozens of stories …

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This is absolutely terrifying: “There are really only two big patches of intact forest left on Earth”

A new study uncovers the ruinous consequences, to plant and animal species, of our increasingly fragmented forests<p>Can a forest that exists only in the spaces between roads and patches cleared for human settlement and agricultural development truly be called a forest?<p>Not so much, say researchers …

Great Barrier Reef fish populations 'restored to pre-European settlers levels'

Long-term study of coral trout in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef found controversial no-fishing zones led to dramatic increase in both size and numbers<p>Banning fishing in sections of <b>Australia</b>’s <b>Great Barrier Reef</b>has succeeded in restoring fish populations to levels not seen since the arrival of</b> …

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The dystopian lake filled by the world’s tech lust

Hidden in an unknown corner of Inner Mongolia is a toxic, nightmarish lake created by our thirst for smartphones, consumer gadgets and green tech, discovers Tim Maughan.<p>From where I'm standing, the city-sized Baogang Steel and Rare Earth complex dominates the horizon, its endless cooling towers and …

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Poor land use in the world's greatest cities carries a huge cost

What drives prices skyward is a collision between rampant demand and limited supply in the great metropolises like London, Mumbai and New York. In the past ten years real prices in Hong Kong have risen by 150%. Residential property in Mayfair, in central London, can go for as much as $82,000 per …

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Spain Got 47 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewables In March

Spain is getting the vast majority of its electricity from carbon-free sources, the country’s grid operator reported on Tuesday.<p>According to Red …