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Entries from June 2012

“If Shell can’t handle a three-foot replica …”

June 7th, 2012 · 1 Comment

If Shell can’t even handle a three-foot replica of a rig that pumps booze, how is the company going to fare in the Arctic deep? So ends Brian Merchant’s Treehugger discussion of the hilarious events at Shell’s celebratory partying about oil drilling plans in the Arctic Ocean. As seen starting at 30 seconds into the […]

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Tags: oil

Taking time for a survey …

June 1st, 2012 · Comments Off on Taking time for a survey …

There are so many studies out there, so many surveys … most of the time, I don’t take them but here is one that is worth the time. ¬† ¬†Researchers at the University of Western Australia want people who visit sites like this to take a quick survey (about 10 min.). The survey focuses on […]

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Tags: research · science

Master Meters: Who pays? And, why pay?

June 1st, 2012 · Comments Off on Master Meters: Who pays? And, why pay?

Guest Blogger J. Siegel has been doing a series of pieces on this blog (list below … latest here) on her work within her own master-metered condominium and, beyond that, on working to develop a community of master-metered communities to share lessons and seek leverage for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs to help them […]

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Tags: economics · electricity · Energy · energy smart · environmental · environmental economics · master metering