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greenhouse

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University of Michigan study weighs efficiencies of hydrogen and pure electric vehicles

For the time being, it appears that battery-electric vehicles confer the greatest benefits, but hydrogen is hot on the trail.

By February 3, 2016

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Smartphone charging spews out megatons of greenhouse gases

Juniper Research finds worldwide carbon dioxide emissions from cell phone charging will more than double by 2019.

By July 23, 2014

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Space lettuce! Astronauts to grow greens on space station

Fresh salads may soon be on the menu for astronauts aboard the International Space Station as they try out a new zero-gravity greenhouse.

By April 15, 2014

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Chevrolet invests in greenhouse energy conversion

Chevrolet shows support for Metrolina Greenhouses in its effort to use renewable biomass to heat its 6.1-million-square-foot facility in Huntersville, N.C.

By November 28, 2011

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GE refrigerators go on greenhouse gas diet

GE says it will switch the gases used when pouring in foam insulation for refrigerator products, slashing the amount of greenhouse gases from production.

By April 27, 2011

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GlassPoint greenhouse uses sun to pump more oil

Steam generated in a glass house by mirrors will be used for enhanced oil recovery in California, where steam is pumped underground to draw more from existing wells.

By February 25, 2011

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Solar collector doubles as greenhouse shade

Solyndra's unique solar collector is being tested in by agricultural institutions to diffuse greenhouse light and produce power.

By February 22, 2011

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Sensor network to collect and crunch greenhouse gas data

Earth Networks collaborates with Scripps Institute of Oceanography on $25 million project to "take the pulse of the planet" by gathering local data on carbon dioxide and methane emissions.

By January 12, 2011

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California unveils greenhouse gas trading plan

Final draft of cap-and-trade system ensures easy compliance terms in early years, and planners reserve the right to give preferential terms to industries at risk of fleeing the state.

By October 29, 2010

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Greenhouses could take root at Japan's eateries

The Chef's Farm, as it's called, could produce up to 60 heads of lettuce a day. If you do your math, that's about 20,000 heads a year.

By October 25, 2010