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Environment&Ecology: Netherlands Lost Wind Opportunity, Clean Air & Rain Fallout, Portland LRT Supercapacitors Arrive

ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY

The Netherlands Lost Out on Wind 

Price Tags

 

Wind turbines are a relatively common site throughout the Netherlands - a nice contrast to the surviving windmills from previous centuries that satisfy tourist expectations.


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Clean Air Act Caused More Rain to Fall in Atlanta 

The Atlantic Cities

 

Among the many problems caused by pollution - and there are a lot of them - particulate matter in the air also messes with the weather.


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Portland Gets LRT Vehicles w Supercapacitors 

Sustainable Business

 

Railroads are about to take a leap forward in technology as the first energy storage system that runs on supercapacitors is installed in the US.


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What Can We Learn by Mapping City Parks 

The Atlantic Cities

 

Ninety-four percent of people in Minneapolis live within a 10-minute walk of a park, a quick way of saying that the Minnesota city is woven with arguably the best green space of any large metro in the country.


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