Planting a billion trees a year using drones?

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By using drones to plant forests of seedlings, a start-up plans to help solve the world’s climate problems.  Lauren Fletcher, the founder of BioCarbon Engineering says, “We are going to counter industrial scale deforestation using industrial scale reforestation.”   Continue reading… “Planting a billion trees a year using drones?”

Costa Rica has run on only renewable energy so far this year

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Costa Rica has managed to produce all of its electricity from renewables for 75 days straight.  The country hasn’t had to burn fossil fuels to supply the grid with electricity so far in 2015, a stretch that has never been previously attained by any nation, according to the state-owned Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE).   Continue reading… “Costa Rica has run on only renewable energy so far this year”

Performance and convenience are the biggest attraction to electric cars for consumers

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Environmental benefits are not the biggest attraction to electric cars.

People love to categorize things. Sometimes people categorize too quickly and too simply. Electric cars are linked to their environmental benefits and being green, but the electric cars’ performance and convenience benefits are the biggest electric car attractions for most consumers.

 

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Top 5 most common sleep problems (and how to find relief)

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Sleep issues are complex.

If we had a pill that could give us a good sleep, it would probably be the strongest medication ever made. There have been several studies that have connected inadequate sleep to chronic diseases and shortened lifespan. But unfortunately, sleep is not that simple. In fact, it’s the one natural process that might cause the most issues for modern-day adults, with around 30 percent of the American population having some degree of sleep disruption.

 

 

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OECD predicts global capitalism will collapse in 50 years

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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a pro-establishment, pro-market thinking organization has released a report predicting a collapse in global economic growth rates, a rise in feudal wealth disparity, collapsing tax revenue and huge, migrating bands of migrant laborers roaming from country to country, seeking crumbs of work. They prescribe “flexible” workforces, austerity, and mass privatization.

 

 

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Internet of Things will bring promise and problems by 2025

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The Internet of Things will impact the daily lives of most people who live in developed areas by 2025.

Experts predict that the “Internet of Things” will bring improvements in convenience and efficiency by 2025, but at the expense of privacy, social divisions and complex problems.

 

 

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