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Christina B. Farnsworth

An award-winning journalist with more than 20 years experience covering the shelter industry, Christina resides in Tucson and is long-established active member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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LED "Bulb" Fits Fluorescent Tube Fixture

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Aug 26, 2014 11:46:12 AM

At Last, an LED “Bulb” fits effortlessly into existing traditional fluorescent fixture. Retrofitting from fluorescent to even more efficient LED lighting in the ubiquitous ceiling fixture has to date meant buying a new fixture not just replacing the bulb.

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Coral's Last Gasp: Climate Change Pickles Coral

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Aug 26, 2014 11:29:32 AM

Hot and Hotter. Climate change has sent global temperatures up in most places. 40 percent of coral is dead. Yet coral is now considered nature’s 21st century medicine chest.

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Green Roof Protects Reservoir

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Aug 25, 2014 10:12:00 AM

Something that has always annoyed me as I drive through deserts and other arid lands is the canals and reservoirs in which water is evaporating as transported and held for use. Why not cover them to prevent evaporation and contamination? The District of Columbia is not dry, but DC Water covers its reservoirs and has covered its Fort Reno reservoir with a nearly-one-acre green roof.

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Plastics from Thin Air Makes Products

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Aug 25, 2014 10:09:00 AM

In the 1960s The Future described in the 1967 movie The Graduate was "in one word—plastics.” And so it may be again. A disruptive technology—AirCarbon—is creating plastic out of thin air.

Your next chair or plastic packaging may be from AirCarbon plastic.

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Renewable Energy: Wind Is Denmark's Cheapest Power Source

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Aug 22, 2014 2:39:00 PM

Denmark leads the European Union’s (EU’s)  renewable energy charge. And in Denmark, that blustery charge has been lead by wind; government officials recently announced that wind power is now the cheapest form of new electricity.

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