06 Apr '12, 11am

On Our Radar: Google Plans Thermal Storage

Google will embrace thermal storage at its new data center in Taiwan, making ice at night, when electricity is cheaper, and using it to cool buildings during the day. [Grist] Chile’s Supreme Court rejects legal challenges to a hydroelectric dam project , ruling that the project violates no one’s Constitutional rights. Five dams are planned on the Baker and Pascua rivers in Patagonia, a southern region of glaciers, deep valleys and mountains. The nation’s president supports the project for economic reasons, but environmentalists contend that it will harm ecosystems. [Associated Press] From Syracuse, N.Y., to Minneapolis, many American cities racked up savings this winter because the unusually mild weather required far lower expenditures on snow and ice removal. [USA Today] A Forest Service employee comes under scrutiny for trapping a wolf in Idaho and having himself photogr...

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