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BY PAUL ROLFE You're watching multisource environment news analysis from Newsy For the first time ever, a report examines the life cycle costs of coal -- and the results might make you sick. Treehugger talked to Harvard Professor Paul Epstein when he announced his findings. “Between the land disturbance of mountain top removal, the processing, the sludge and the slurry, waste and fly-ash ponds, we estimate that this is costing the American public... somewhere between a third and a half a trillion dollars per year in health costs and in deaths.” The study says between $200 and $500 billion in extra costs created by the coal industry are passed on to taxpayers. In The Boston Globe, Epstein says policymakers should keep these impacts in mind when deciding our energy future. “The public is unfairly paying for the impacts of coal use ... Our reliance on fossil fuels is proving costly for society, negatively impacting our wallets and our quality of life.” But the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity says in a press release - this study ignores the positive effects of low-cost energy. “Thanks in large part to coal - America’s most abundant domestically-produced fuel, our nation’s electricity prices have remained relatively stable and affordable for families and businesses.” A writer for Smart Planet responds to that statement by asking -- so cheap electricity trumps environmental impact? “Hmm, I guess it all evens out then? The money I save on electricity will help me pay for the problems my electricity creates? Makes me wonder what the final price tag of climate change will be.” The Harvard study looked closely at mountain-top removal in West Virginia. Mountain top removal is a process in which the tops of mountains are removed with explosives to reach the layers of coal underneath. The study found 1.4 million acres of land have been removed from summits in the Appalachian Mountains. (video source: ilovemountains****) Communities near these mining sites have been fighting the coal companies for years. In a production from Swiftmedia funded by the Blessings Project Foundation, residents say -- they’re concerned for their health. “They’re destroying our water, they’re contaminating all our water. Ya know? They’re blowing up all our land, and they’re polluting our air. And when they do that you’re not able to live in these areas.” To put the cost in perspective - the Harvard study says if the additional costs of coal were factored into the price of electricity -- consumers could see their electric bills double... or triple. Follow Newsy_Videos on Twitter Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
26 Feb 2011
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BY: MIRANDA WHEATLEY You're watching multisource tech news analysis from Newsy Insects - they’re what’s for dinner - High in protein and low in fat, insects are what some are calling the meat of the future. “The new meat is bugs (bleh) Yeah.” Video HLN “1/3 of the planet eats bugs as a part of their regular diet …” Treehugger Radio “It’s time for some wax worm tacos ... You have to taste this to believe this.” Girl Meets Bug Making your skin crawl yet? - Two researchers from Wageningen University in the Netherlands started their campaign for crickets and the like in the 1990s and recently released a study saying bugs are the solution to the world’s food shortage. According to Daily Tech: “Between 2020 and 2050, researchers predict that Westerners will consume insects regularly as an answer to our increasing population needing more meat-related resources. In fact, beef may become a luxury food item like caviar by 2050.” But Care2 reports insects are already more mainstream than you may think... “According to the FDA, chocolate can contain around 60 insect fragments per 100 grams, peanut butter can have 30 insect parts per 100 grams and fruit juice can have either five fruit fly eggs and one or two larvae eggs per 250 mL.” Girl Meets Bug blogger Daniella Martin joins the pro-bug camp, telling TreeHugger Radio putting bugs on the dinner table is simple! And they’re not only savory, but environmentally friendly too. “Insects are the planet’s most available, most sustainable and most abundant form of animal protein (FLASH) They require 10 times less food for instance approximately 1,000 times less water and you know, perhaps hundreds of times less land space just to produce the same amount of protein as any of these other forms of livestock.” Martin suggests avoiding urban bugs because of possible toxins and says her favorite, wax worms, can easily be ordered online. But even with supporters like Martin behind it not all not everyone is sold on the idea. LiveScience argues bugs might not be the environmentally friendly alternative to traditional livestock many are claiming they are. “...this topic is not a hotbed of research, so while some data exist — in particular on the protein content of insects — there are some assumptions built into the latter part of this argument...” The site also quotes a researcher who says: don’t expect many Westerners to voluntarily start munching on meal worms... “...the practical barriers to eating insects ... are extremely large and perhaps currently even likely to be insurmountable.” So do you think you’ll be trading in burgers for beetles? Or does the thought give you the creepy crawlies? Follow Newsy _Videos on Twitter Transcript by Newsy
26 Feb 2011
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BY CHRISTINE SLUSSER You're watching multisource tech news analysis from Newsy It’s a phone so thin- you might actually confuse it with your credit card. Yup- computer researchers from Human Media Lab at Queen’s University are out to prove that thin is in. ABC has more. “It’s time to bend with the times. Check this out. It’s a new flexible, super-thin smartphone--and it’s made from paper! It does everything an iPhone can do, but it sort of makes the touch pad look a little obsolete. Now to command the phone, you bend it. Don’t plan on getting your hand on this one anytime soon, they won’t hit the market for about another five years, but we can dream until then.” The prototype costs a whopping $7,000, but the creators say they hope mass production will be possible (and help lower those prices!). CBC News spoke with a business expert, who walks us through a history of hot phones. “...the StarTAC Motorola phone was all the rage just over a decade ago. Then, remember, that stock was on fire, then the Nokia brick phone became the hot new thing ...Then the Apple iPhone, now...the Android phone. So, for me as an investor, I can’t take the risk anymore to bet on the next new ‘hot’, the physical phone. I don’t care anymore.” But reporters at Portland’s CBS-affiliate KOIN say- it be cool to have a paper-thin phone...if you could keep track of it. RIGHT FEMALE ANCHOR: “Man, who wouldn’t want something as light as paper to carry around? As someone who loses her cell phone all the time, I would say I wouldn’t want that.” LEFT FEMALE REPORTER: “Yeah, then you’ll be buying a new one all the time.” MALE REPORTER: “I wonder if you can take notes actually on -- you know, take a piece of paper...” RIGHT FEMALE REPORTER: “Probably.” PaperPhone’s creators say in ten years, all phones will be flexible. But a blogger for Treehugger says- probably not. “I wouldn't expect this bendable technology to take over the smart phone industry very quickly. We're more used to touch screen than trying to flex our texts. It's more intuitive to use touch screen for all the functions we demand from our smart phones, rather than memorizing a catalog of bend movements.” Finally, before anyone gets too excited, BetaNews explains – cool as it may be- PaperPhone isn’t exactly new technology. “Though some have heralded the paperphone as ‘first of its kind,’ it is actually more of an evolution of the E Ink screen that has gone on for nearly a decade.” The phone will be on display May 10 at Vancouver’s Computer Human Interaction conference. So…paper? Or plastic? Follow Newsy_Videos on Twitter Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
10 May 2011
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