Green News For The Weekend Volume 337

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November 15, 2013

A few green news must-reads from this week. Hope everyone is enjoying the calm before the holidays!

20 Domestic Uses For Coca Cola… Proof That Coke Does Not Belong In The Human Body Um… eek? Number 20 is that Coke strips paint off metal furniture. And we pour it directly into our stomachs? Yum.

To understand the potential of Tesla, look to the forest, not the trees Tesla’s Model S car has been called the best ever tested by Consumer Reports, was declared best car of the year in 2013 by Motor Trend, and also received the safest rating possible by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. I don’t remember Ford, Chevy, or even Honda ever seeing all that in one year.

Destructive Philippine typhoon puts spotlight on climate concerns We humans are causing the climate change that is affecting the weather… and these type of storms are only going to be showing up more and more often. The monster storm that has killed an estimated 10,000 people in Tacloban alone has thrown a fresh spotlight on climate change.

Pollution detector designed to protect heritage sites A simple detector could help conservators at World Heritage sites in the developing world understand and protect against atmospheric pollutants that can damage valuable artifacts.

Have a great weekend!




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