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What Do Chinese Dumplings Have to Do With Global Warming?

Published: 
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:18am
Category: 
Shopping & Food

‘In Sichuan, we’re eaters,” said Chen Zemin, the world’s first and only frozen-dumpling billionaire. 

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U.S. electricity prices may be going up for good

Published: 
Sun, 04/27/2014 - 6:17pm
Category: 
Energy

As temperatures plunged to 16 below zero in Chicago in early January and set record lows across the eastern U.S., electrical system managers implored the public to turn off stoves, dryers and even lights or risk blackouts.

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From Putin, a Blessing in Disguise

Published: 
Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:55am
Category: 
Energy

There are a lot of people who seem intent on restarting the Cold War — in both Moscow and Washington. I am not one of them. But if we’re going to have a new Cold War, then I have one condition: I want a new moonshot.

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Basking in a New Glow

Published: 
Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:08pm
Category: 
Energy

If you haven’t noticed the virtual disappearance of old-school incandescent bulbs from retailers’ shelves, there’s good reason.

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Seawater desalination plant might be just a drop in the bucket

Published: 
Wed, 02/20/2013 - 7:38pm
Category: 
Water

Dreamers have long looked to the Pacific Ocean as the ultimate answer to California's water needs: an inexhaustible, drought-proof reservoir in the state's backyard. In the last decade, proposals for about 20 desalting plants have been discussed up and down the coast. 

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