April 22, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Rivers act as ‘horizontal cooling towers’ for power plants, study finds

Running two computer models in tandem, scientists have detailed for the first time how thermoelectric power plants interact with climate, hydrology, and aquatic ecosystems throughout the northeastern US and show how rivers serve as “horizontal cooling … Continue reading

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March 27, 2013
by Dan Lashof
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Smart Advice: President’s Science Advisors Detail Climate Action Plan

Dan Lashof, Program Director, Climate & Clean Air, Washington, D.C.
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) has released a six-point plan in a letter to President Obama responding to his request f… Continue reading

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March 17, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 3/10 – 3/16/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
Positive news for the non-conventional renewable energy sector made headlines this week in Chile. At a solar energy conference, a senior vice-president of the internation… Continue reading

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