Environment

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Wind Farms and the Necessity of Evil

Find any potential municipal energy source, and you’ll find the same debate: The big-picture camp who touts the source as the future of local generation […]

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Lawsuit Pits Whales Against Lobster Fishery

In a federal lawsuit that’s bound to stir the pot in the ongoing push-pull between preserving coastal ecosystems and using them as a food source, […]

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Is the GOP De-Regulating Lies?

Essentially, regulation is how we sort out conflicts over who should bear the uncaptured costs of economic activity, such as power plants or cement factories, without resorting to knife fights.

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Are Zombie Bats Swarming Boston?

Just in time for Halloween, a mysterious illness affecting bats has arrived in Boston. But don’t worry about contracting the disease from bats, worry more […]

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Congratulations, Massachusetts! You're The Greenest Of Them All

Congratulations, Massachusetts! You’re The Greenest Of Them All. We just rang in as the most energy efficient state in the union. Now that’s a ranking […]

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Legal Sea Foods Defends Ad Campaign

Sort of like a joke you have to explain, Legal Sea Foods reached out to Boston magazine last week about a blog post we ran […]

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On the Path to Joule Unlimited

Every time I fill my gas tank, I think about Joule Unlimited and their technicolor pond scum. This, by the way, is no ordinary scum. […]

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Legal Sea Foods … Lousy Ads

As I zoned out in front of the TV on a recent weeknight, I snapped to attention at an ad campaign for Legal Sea Foods. […]

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Watch: Tyra Banks Tells Conan All About Harvard

Watch: Tyra Banks Tells Conan All About Harvard. So was “kiss my fat ass” her topic for the admissions essay? [BostInnovation.com]

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Who Stands to Profit from Ecological Mayhem?

Who Stands to Profit from Ecological Mayhem? The New York Times Magazine profiled Jeremy Grantham, the founder and chief strategist of asset-management firm GMO, in […]

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Not Only Is It Hotter Than Hell, The Air Is Unhealthy

Not Only Is It Hotter Than Hell, The Air Is Unhealthy. And that makes it casual Thursday at the office. [TheBostonChannel.com]

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Meet the Pillars of the Clean Economy

Yep, your friendly MBTA bus driver and local garbage collector represent the two largest sectors of the “clean economy,” according to a new report. The […]

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Park It: Getting to the Harbor Islands

How do you get people to get beyond the city limits to explore the Harbor Islands? A study in approaches: 1) You design a public […]

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Daily Feed: Fireworks Barge in Charles River Extinguished After Morning Fire

Fireworks Barge in Charles River Caught Fire; Quickly Extinguished. In all likeliness, a sightseer still stuck in traffic after last night’s festivities spotted the blaze […]

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Apple Patents Tech to Combat Concert Pics and Vids

If you’ve been to a concert in the past few years, you’ve most likely noticed an increasing number of fans facing front, glowing smartphone or […]