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  • Is so-called eco-friendly dry cleaning a reality?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Although some greener alternatives exist, most dry cleaners still use perchloroethylene (“perc” for short), a petroleum-based solvent that can be hazardous to the human central nervous system, with exposure causing headaches, nausea, dizziness and memory problems for some people. Perc’s constituent components—phosgene, vinyl...
  • The Current Reality of Augmented Reality

    Shelly Palmer Augmented reality (AR) is on the cusp of being one of the technological advances that are all but guaranteed to change our day-to-day behavior. Imagine living in a world filled with “movie magic.” A world so packed with computer-generated images, it’s hard to tell fantasy from reality....
  • California Dream of Zero Emissions on Rapid Path to Reality

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California could reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 – that’s the prediction by a panel of clean-energy experts gathering in Sacramento today. The panel is part of the “Right to Zero” campaign by the environmental legal nonprofit Earthjustice. Staff attorney...