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Extreme weather impacts tourism, city budgets | BusinessNorth Exclusives – BusinessNorth.com

Extreme weather impacts tourism, city budgets | BusinessNorth Exclusives  BusinessNorth.com

From tornados to blizzards and excessive rain to droughts and heat, extreme weather is nothing new to Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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Oxnard City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Drilling, Fracking

Gulf, Arctic or Atlantic drilling also threatens California … The Oxnard resolution calls for: A ban on new offshore oil and gas drilling, fracking and related techniques in federal and state waters …

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Tesla Carshare Coming To Masdar City — CleanTechnica Exclusive

I toured Masdar City for the first time this week. It is difficult to not be overwhelmed with the vision and execution taking place there. If you are new to cleantech news, make sure you go to the Masdar City website and check out its amazing architecture, admire its focus on residents instead of cars, and share with others its ambitious energy efficiency targets (which, by the way, Masdar* often exceeds)

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Oslo Booting Cars From City Center — #NewsQuickie

Oslo is moving to boot cars altogether — well, restrict car use within certain areas of the city

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Oil well leak cleaned up in southeast Oklahoma City

Vandalism may be the cause of an oil leak that kept firefighters and environmental crews busy at a well site late Wednesday in southeast Oklahoma City, authorities reported. Firefighters found oil …

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Oil well leak reported Wednesday in southeast Oklahoma City

Firefighters and environmental crews responded to a large oil leak at a well site late Wednesday in southeast Oklahoma City that spilled onto streets, firefighters reported. Firefighters found oil …

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The City Of Medford To Save $11,000 Per Year With New Rooftop Solar System

The northern city of Medford, Massachusetts partnered with Solect Energy to install a 235 kilowatt (kW) rooftop solar system on the roof of its new Department of Public Works (DPW) building. The new system is comprised of 588 LG solar modules and is expected to cover 100% of the electricity usage over an average year, producing about 300,000 kilowatt-hours per year

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Iowa scientists: Build with extreme weather events in mind – Iowa City Press Citizen


Iowa City Press Citizen

Iowa scientists: Build with extreme weather events in mind
Iowa City Press Citizen
Passe explained that technology such as urban forestry, permeable pavement, shade trees and steeper roof slopes could fortify buildings against more extreme weather conditions. Passe and Jerry Schnoor, co-director of the University of Iowa Center for …

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Renault Introduces Electric CUV City Car & Previews New Mobility Products In Paris

At the Paris auto show this week, Renault unveiled a new all electric small crossover — the K-ZE — and its EZ-ULTIMO, a robotic luxury limousine.

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Antarctica EXPOSED? Google Earth ‘uncovers ancient city’ emerging from melting snow – Daily Star


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Antarctica EXPOSED? Google Earth 'uncovers ancient city' emerging from melting snow
Daily Star
In footage posted by Blake and Brett Cousins – of thirdphaseofmoon – dozens of apparent structures can be seen lined up in a formation. Each one seems near-identical and the combined group measures almost 2,000 metres in length. To make things even …

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