Health

Stanford Says No To Investing In Coal

Stanford University recently announced it will no longer directly invest in publicly traded companies that mine for coal for energy generation. There are about 100 such companies and Stanford will no longer invest any of its $18.7 billion endowment in any of them. The university will also divest any funds currently invested in them. “Stanford

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Canadians Take To The Streets To “Defend Our Climate”

Originally published in the ECOreport. On Saturday, May 10, thousands of Canadians took to the streets to “Defend our Climate.” Demonstrations  were held in every province except Newfoundland, as well as in the Yukon and Nunavik. The Canadian government appears to have leagued itself to the fossil fuel industry and is pushing numerous coal, natural

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Towerless Buoyant Air Turbine May Expand Wind Energy’s Reach

We cover wind turbine news here on a regular basis, but now this excellent renewable technology, currently second only to solar, may be capable of going towerless. Altaeros Energies has developed a promising buoyant air turbine to harness high-altitude winds and deploy low-cost power from them. A group from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) [&hellip

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Biodegradable, Implantable Battery Can Melt In Your Body

Modern medicine does not fall behind other business in this age of technology. Modern medicine focuses on integrating life-changing advances with progressive technological advances. A recent marriage of medicine and technology hopes to enable progress in monitoring and administering treatment with difficult health circumstances. This recent progress is a biodegradable, implantable battery that will help

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Cleaner Cooking Fuels & Improved Kitchen Ventilation Lead To Far-Better Lung-Health, 9-Year Study Shows

The switch from relatively dirty types of cooking fuels, such as biomass, to cleaner ones — along with improvements to kitchen ventilation — can greatly reduce the likelihood of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as improve other markers of lung health, according to the results of a 9-year study conducted in southern

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Closure Of Coal-Burning Power Plant In Tongliang, China Led To Great Improvements In Children’s Health, Research Shows

Childhood developmental scores and levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) — a key protein for brain development — are significantly higher with decreased levels of exposure to air pollution in utero, according to a new study that examined the after-effects of the closure of a coal-burning power plant in Tongliang, China. The study — performed

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