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PRT JPods: Smart Transport for the Future?

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For those who aren’t yet familiar with PRT JPods, now is a very good time to learn. Read this perspective from JPods. This is a way to take aim at urban traffic congestion and “mad-driver” syndrome! How such a system can be successfully funded remains to be seen. The company has a good perspective for […]

Mexico City’s Green Revolution

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At Ecolocalizer we are always looking for the ways that the spirit of humanity is continually find its way back to nature. I ran across this article today, and was very inspired to read about how the people in Mexico City are bringing green back to a city that has been notoriously dangerous and polluted for decades.

Help the Yes Men Activists Create a Climate Change Public Revolution

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The Yes Men are brilliant satirical social activists who are adept at political impersonations, hoax interviews and using humor to highlight the absurdity of entrenched destructive corporate influence. The group is now making a documentary entitled: The Yes Men are Revolting. The movie chronicles some of the group’s clever disruptive actions, focusing on impending climate change disasters in store for our planet if we all continue to do nothing.

Climate Central Maps How Much Hotter Each State has Now Become

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During the 20th century our average temperature rose 1.3°F, and since 1970 the increases have become even more intense. The planet is getting hotter, despite what a few wing nuts are still trying to claim, and tremendous amounts of scientific data exist to prove this. The folks at Climate Central have compiled some of this compelling information into easy to understand maps, which illustrate, state by state, just how much temperatures have risen in our country over the last hundred years.

Important Media Roundup for May 1-7, 2012

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Ecolocalizer belongs to an interconnected community of blogs called Important Media, which covers a wide range of topics. Here are a few articles from some of our sister blogs in our network, such as Cleantechnica, Eat Drink Better, Gas2, Feelgood Style, Crafting a Green World and Planetsave.

Pouring Water from the Air

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For those facing water shortages, there is much to be thankful for when it comes to the inventive spirit. Thanks to young Australian inventor Edward Linacre, there may one day be no such thing as a water shortage for Australian farmers.

Extreme Weather, Beavers & Washington’s Winter Wonderland

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I am looking out my frozen window, watching flurries of wet flakes continuing to fall, as Western Washington becomes completely engulfed in thick blankets of snow. Nearly everything is closed, as local residents marvel at the white winter wonderland. It does, however, feel a bit like being permanently trapped inside of a tiny frosty snow globe.