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How an Oak Ridge Lab group hopes to extend the lives of aging nuclear reactors
Ars Technica

A high-resolution modeling program will allow utilities to make important changes. more…

'I’m a freegan – I get food from bins, foraging or my garden'
The Guardian (AU)

Green activist John Cossham, 52, on how he earns very little so he can live a low-carbon lifestyle Name: John Cossham Age: 52 Income: £10,000 Occupation: Entertainer and ecology educator I’m an enthusiastic green activist and I earn very little so I can live … more…

Climate clash: Trump EPA pick Wheeler to face Democrats angry at rollback of environmental rules
USA Today

At Wednesday's confirmation hearing, EPA Nominee Andrew Wheeler is expected to face scrutiny from Democrats irate over the agency's environmental record. more…

Art of Unix Programming by Eric Steven Raymond Reformatted by Martin Tournoij
Arp242.net

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Climate Concerns Are Pushing Oil Majors to Look Beyond Fossil Fuels
Scientificamerican.com

Several companies are diversifying their businesses, from biofuels to electric vehicles -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com more…

Full Q&A: Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on the “art and science” of the beauty business
Recode

Glossier founder and CEO Emily Weiss wants to make shopping for beauty products feel human again. more…

A Week In Amsterdam On A $55,542 Salary
Refinery29.com

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar. Women over age 45… more…

A Week In Southwest Michigan On A Joint $146,000 Income
Refinery29.com

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar. Today: an account… more…

Governors kick off 2019 with bold calls for climate action in these 5 states
Thinkprogress.org

Governors across the nation are making it clear that 2019 will be the year they will fight harder against climate change by advocating for bolder policies that will boost renewable energy resources and cut greenhouse gas emissions in their states. The governo… more…

Heating buildings leaves a huge carbon footprint, but there's a fix for it
Phys.org

As winter weather sets in, the heat kicks on in New York City's approximately one million buildings. Most of these buildings' furnaces or boilers run on fossil fuels such as natural gas and oil; as a result, heating and hot water account for about 42 percent … more…

Northridge earthquake shattered Los Angeles 25 years ago
Phys.org

Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage. more…

3 Stocks to Buy Ahead of the Next Market Crash
Fool.com

American States Water, Cronos Group, and Lockheed Martin should do well in the next market downturn. more…

How to Give Your New Year's Resolutions the Best Chance of Success
Fool.com

It’s not just a matter of willpower. Here are some tips for setting specific goals, giving yourself the right motivators, and putting yourself on track to make 2019 the year it all comes together. more…

Future-proofing infrastructure often means going back to basics
Mckinsey.com

In the effort to tackle the backlog of infrastructure maintenance in the United States, five steps can help prioritize projects to not only meet the greatest needs but also build resilience. more…

Climate resilience: Asset owners need to get involved now
Mckinsey.com

Climate-related risks are on the rise, and our critical infrastructure is underprepared. Both public and private infrastructure owners should pursue three actions immediately to shore up our assets for better infrastructure resilience. more…

Critical resilience: Adapting infrastructure to repel cyberthreats
Mckinsey.com

As the digital world becomes increasingly connected, it is no longer possible for infrastructure owners and operators to remain agnostic in the face of evolving cyberthreats. Here’s what they can do to build an integrated defense for critical infrastructure c… more…

New Tansa water pipeline bursts, supply disrupted
Indianexpress.com

BMC workers started the repair work on the ruptured pipeline on Wednesday morning. more…

Factor Analysis in R with Psych Package: Measuring Consumer Involvement
R-bloggers.com

The post Factor Analysis in R with Psych Package: Measuring Consumer Involvement appeared first on The Lucid Manager. The first step for anyone who wants to promote or sell something is to understand the psychology of potential customers. Getting into the min… more…

Three Tactics For Business-Government Investment In U.S. Infrastructure
Forbes.com

While talk of infrastructure generally takes place at the macro scale of roads, bridges, transit, and public utilities, ultimately these projects are localized, and investing in them will result in revitalizing the economy of the local region. more…

The Importance Of The Renewables And Alternative Energy Sector To The Sustainable Development Goals
Forbes.com

The renewable resources and alternative energy sector is important to the SDGs of #11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities), #12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), #14 (Life Below Water), and #15 (Life On Land). The industries with the highest overall i… more…