Saturday, July 31, 2010

Down the Foxhole - ActiveDen

Down the Foxhole - ActiveDen

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Integrating Adobe Flash with Other CS5 Applications – Basix

Posted: 31 Jul 2010 03:26 AM PDT

Integrating Adobe Flash with Other CS5 Applications – Basix:

"Since the early release of the Adobe Creative Suite, integration between its products has been one of the key features. After Adobe's merger with Macromedia, Creative Suite integration extended to cover products such as Flash, Dreamweaver and Fireworks. This tutorial demonstrates how we can use Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects together to build a single project."


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Fossil Fuels Get Tons More in Subsidies than Renewable Energy

Posted: 31 Jul 2010 03:33 AM PDT

fossil fuel subsidies

Fossil fuel subsidies are huge. It is something many of us now know, but which even more people don’t. Thus, it is something we come back to from time to time on here.

A new report out by Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows that governments worldwide spend a ton more on fossil fuels than on renewable energy.

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Russia Plans its Largest Wind Farm and 1st Major Solar Plant

Posted: 31 Jul 2010 02:20 AM PDT

Russia wind energy

Russia, heavily focused on oil and gas, has just unveiled plans to build its biggest wind farm. The country also intends to build its first solar power plant soon. Are the heat waves and fires getting to the country and President Medvedev?

Perhaps, but Medvedev has been talking about diversifying Russia’s energy base and economy for a little while now.

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Down the Foxhole - ActiveDen

Down the Foxhole - ActiveDen

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The file of the day is Quboid 3D Gravity Media Viewer by...

Posted: 30 Jul 2010 03:25 PM PDT



The file of the day is Quboid 3D Gravity Media Viewer by flashedge.

"Entertaining, captivating, easy to use and customize: Quboid 3D Gravity."


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More Green Jobs Will Sprout from Brownfields

Posted: 30 Jul 2010 04:22 AM PDT

US EPA provides $16 million in additional funding for green jobs in brownfieldsThe U.S. EPA has just announced that is is allocating an additional $16 million in funding for projects to reclaim brownfields, which are former industrial sites with varying degrees of contamination.  The funds are targeted to brownfields projects that create new green jobs in nearby communities.

So far, the EPA’s brownfields/green jobs program has provided more than $96 million in revolving loans and grants to dozens of projects, which in turn has leveraged more than $2.5 billion in reclamation and redevelopment investments.  The EPA estimates that the program has created almost 6500 new jobs relating to site remediation, construction, and redevelopment.

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If Texas Leaves the U.S., Do We Get Our Light Bulbs Back?

Posted: 29 Jul 2010 06:44 PM PDT

Austin, Texas is using a $7.5 million federal Recovery grant to install high efficiency light bulbsWhat a difference a year makes.  In the spring of 2009, Governor Rick Perry famously suggested that Texas could secede from the United States, and he rejected federal money meant to recharge the state’s unemployment fund.  Fast forward to this summer, and the state’s capital city Austin is busy installing high efficiency fluorescent light bulbs at its Palmer Event Center as part of a $7.5 million municipal energy efficiency project funded by the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The federally funded Palmer project alone is expected to save Austin taxpayers $21,501 annually in energy costs.  That’s just one of seven municipal facilities that will be retrofitted with new energy efficient light bulbs funded by the federal Recovery Act within the next few weeks, with as many as 16 other buildings slated for other efficiency upgrades.

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Do You Know Your Representatives in Congress?

Posted: 29 Jul 2010 04:40 PM PDT

American Flag Recovery Act

There are a lot of ways you can throw the blame after the horrible death of a comprehensive climate change and clean energy bill, and the seeming death of a national Renewable Energy Standard (RES).

You can blame:

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