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Boston Goes Dark (Temporarily) For Earth Hour

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Boston Goes Dark (Temporarily) For Earth Hour

For one hour tonight, the Boston skyline went dark. The sixty minute blackout was not unintentional, though, but rather part of a worldwide event called Earth Hour in which cities across the globe turned off nonessential lighting to raise awareness about climate change. Approximately 4,000 cities participated in this year’s event, flipping the proverbial switch […]

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Obama Visits Mass. to Promote Clean Energy, Support Governor Patrick

Filed in Featured, Headline, Local News by on October 23, 2009 1 Comment
Obama Visits Mass. to Promote Clean Energy, Support Governor Patrick

In a speech delivered today at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, President Barack Obama touted the university’s research in renewable energy while framing the national push toward new energy technology as both an environmental and economic necessity. The president said the changing landscape of energy production, with natural resources becoming scarcer, requires a global shift […]

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