GreenMonk Energy and Sustainability show for Feb 15th

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We had a great Energy and Sustainability show today – in case you were unable to make it, I recorded the video (above) and the chatstream (below):

Tom Raftery :
Starting today’s show in 5 mins
Audio/video ok?
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18520-greenlands-glaciers-disappearing-from-the-bottom-up.html

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MikeTheBee :

Yep A&V fine.
Hi Tom

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Tom Raftery :

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100215/ap_on_re_as/as_antarctica_whaling
http://www.prweek.com/news/rss/983521/Top-environmental-PR-expert-adds-voice-concerns-climate-change-losing-PR-battle/

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MikeTheBee :

SeaShepherd has no support from the Australian government

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Tom Raftery :

http://climateprogress.org/2010/02/10/polls-public-support-for-clean-energy-and-global-temperatures/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climateprogress%2FlCrX+%28Climate+Progress%29

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MikeTheBee :

Australian and Japan claim the rights to the waters though.

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Tom Raftery :

http://www.triplepundit.com/2010/02/hydrogen-is-not-the-fuel-of-the-future/

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MikeTheBee :

It does allow the storage of energy, but I understand is works out about 20% effct

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Tom Raftery :

http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/29404.wss
http://blogs.msdn.com/see/archive/2010/02/11/microsoft-s-ireland-datacenter-receives-award.aspx

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cgarvey :

Impressive stuff

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MikeTheBee :

Funny IBM comes from arMonk NY

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Tom Raftery :

http://www.triplepundit.com/2010/02/commerce-secretary-organizes-climate-change-office/

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MikeTheBee :

Ah ha

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Tom Raftery :

http://www.climate.gov/about.html
http://www.climate.gov/
http://www.greenbang.com/car-bodies-mobile-phones-could-one-day-be-their-own-batteries_13611.html
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20527461.300-unplugged-goodbye-cables-hello-energy-beams.html
http://robinhoodtax.org.uk/
http://www.smartgridnews.com/artman/publish/Business_Planning_News/Blowback-Attack-The-Smart-Grid-s-Greatest-Danger-1875.html#blogcomments

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Shay :

A good idea designed to appeal to voters – actually manageable??

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MikeTheBee :

I understood that it is designed to reduce the number of transactions and make them longer term and thus more profitable for the country rather than the individual banker.

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Tom Raftery :

http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/best-buys-e-cycle-billboard-makes-a-statement-with-old-tech/?news=123
http://earth911.com/news/2010/02/08/wow-you-can-recycle-that/
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/02/100211141144.htm
http://greenmonk.net/this-is-a-very-opportune-time-to-be-investing-in-sustainability-management-software/
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/02/hp-opens-worlds-first-100-air-cooled-data-center.php

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cgarvey :

All good, thanks again Tom!

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MikeTheBee :

You may be interested in data.gov site, loads of data
Not USA
No USA

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cgarvey :

lol!

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MikeTheBee :

Sorry

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Shay :

www.data.gov.uk

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cgarvey :

Great, thanks Tom

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Shay :

Very interesting. Thaks

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MikeTheBee :

I *did* mean www.data.gov Thx Tom and all.

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Tom Raftery :

Thanks Shay
Thanks everyone for your comments, interest, and contributions
Now gotta get ready for the flight!