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Global Warming Is Off The Radar!

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Share this…FacebookTwitterEarth to Gore! Earth to Gore! Do you read? I remember seeing Gallup polls listing Global Warming and Environment separately, and almost always near the bottom on the list of concerns. But I don’t ever recall GW being relegated to obscurity – but maybe I’m wrong here. Anyway the “climate crisis”, as Gore likes to call […]

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Green Solar Cells: The New Love Canal?

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Share this…FacebookTwitter      Install solar panels, and save the planet! Well, not so fast. Solar cells are high-tech electronic products that contain hazardous materials. Mother Jones took a look at the solar industry, and what they found isn’t pretty. It cites a survey conducted by the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) with 25 solar cell companies, […]

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Solar Cells Set World Record in Efficiency (And Cost)

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Share this…FacebookTwitterAccording to Die Welt online, a team of German physicists at the Freiburger Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems set a new world record by making a solar cell that can convert 41.1% of the sun’s light into electricity. Today’s typical silicium panels on homes don’t even reach 20%. http://www.welt.de/wissenschaft/innovationen/article7498251/Weltrekord-beim-Strom-aus-Sonnenlicht.html How did they do it? […]

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