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Saudi Prince Worries We Might Find Alternatives to Oil

As the price of oil continues to rise amid political and social unrest in the Middle East, there’s one unlikely advocate for making fossil fuels cheaper — someone who stands to profit from the world’s addiction to oil — Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal. In a revealing interview with CNN, the grandson of the current […]

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Rowbike Offers The Health Benefits Of Rowing, No Water Required

Bicycles have been called the most efficient self-powered means of transportation. So why would anyone want a Rowbike? And, the Rowbike has been around for 15 years. Why the sudden spurt of interest on the internet? The answer to the first question is that rowing is fabulous exercise that works the entire body; the Rowbike […]

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The high cost of climate change, and what you can do about it

Repairing the damage we’ve done could get pricey, especially since it’s predicted to cost us $8 trillion by 2030. Photo courtesy of OregonDOT This post was contributed by guest blogger Sebastian Blanco, editor in chief of AutoblogGreen. No one can tell you what kind of car to buy, but here’s a case for making your […]

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Eco-farming can double food output by poor: U.N.

Many farmers in developing nations can double food production within a decade by shifting to ecological agriculture from use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, a U.N. report showed on Tuesday. Insect-trapping plants in Kenya and Bangladesh’s use of ducks to eat weeds in rice paddies are among examples of steps taken to increase food for […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Oil Overestimated by 40%, Wikileaks Reveals

Looks like peak oil might be even closer than we thought — the most recent Wikileaks cable released by the Guardian has revealed that US diplomats are convinced that Saudi Arabia has overestimated its vaunted oil reserves by a stunning 40%. Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest oil supplier, and is widely believed to be […]

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