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Think you've got it bad? Think again. 7° (2 replies)

Thanks to Karen Jones over at Community Garden Digest. "In view of tragic events that continue to occur around the world, let's think about the following and count our blessings. If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, a roof over your head and a place to ...

Started by C Robb W. in October 2008, about Philosophy & Religion

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Can We Solve Our Energy Problems with Existing Technologies Today Without the Need for Breakthrough Innovations? 17° (12 replies)

This is the topic of an Oxford-style debate on solving the world’s energy crisis at the Economist -http://www.economist.com/debate/index.cfm?action=hall&debate_id=11&sa_campaign=debateseries/debate11/spr/blog/tb13 The argument for solving our energy needs with today's technology is made by Joseph J. Romm, Senior Fellow at the Centre for American Progress and the argument for the need for technology ...

Started by Leslie B. in August 2008, about Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Economics, Energy Saving, Industry & Business, Politics & Government

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EcoArk Pavilion: Made From Recycled Plastic 1° (1 reply)

This is the pavilion I've been referring to that's been built for the International Floral Exposition (held in Taiwan this year). The EcoArk is built by Miniwiz and is constructed by 100% recycled plastic bottles. Full article here: http://taiwanreview.nat.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem=117673&ctNode=1342&mp=1 Your thoughts welcome! :)

Started by Yi Chen in November 2010, about Architecture, Design, Recycling

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The importance of quotes 1° (1 reply)

While thinking about the importance of my own life I often come to the conclusion that our greatest purpose is to have something to leave for those behind us. About a year ago I had this epiphany about the importance of words left by great minds that came before us. ...

Started by Ethan M. in June 2010, about Philosophy & Religion

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Are you willing to sacrifice? 26° (16 replies)

Change is fundamentally about sacrifice. Whether it's choosing chocolate ice cream or vanilla, when we decide on a course of action we sacrifice alternative options. Faced with climate instability and the social and political turmoil that will result in "staying the course", most everyone who visits Celsias has already decided ...

Started by Andrew Hunt in July 2008, about Climate Change, Consumerism, Economics, Education, Health, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Travel

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Can Our Economy Grow Forever? 50° (45 replies)

Over the last twenty years the government where I live (Ireland) has put a lot of emphasis on growing our economy. The economy has grown, but has it benefited the average person? Yes, people have more money, bigger houses and more stuff. However, they also have a lot more stress ...

Started by John P. in August 2008, about Consumerism, Economics, Health

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Proven way to reduce fuel consumption by 15% being blacklisted by all major oil companies 4° (4 replies)

Good morning, I apologize for the length of this statement. I have some concrete verifiable information that is truly astounding regarding the stranglehold the oil companies have on new technology to reduce fuel consumption . I just found Celsias via google as I am searching for the correct venue and ...

Started by James D. in July 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy

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Air Pollution Causing Cancer 2° (2 replies)

I am a concerned citizen of Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina), where a global steel and mining company (ArcelorMittal) is emitting toxic chemicals into the air and the factory is basically in the city itself. As I've heard, the acceptable concentration of sulfur-dioxide in the air is 350 micrograms, and Zenica’s ...

Started by Ena F. in December 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Air Quality, Clean Technologies, Health, Industry & Business, Pollution

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Latch onto SEO friendly Wordpress website with 301 redirect 5° (5 replies)

Crafting a search engine friendly URL is a wise decision but doing so is not a piece of cake. There are a plenty of things that have to be taken into account. Ever heard of 301 redirect? Here, we have come up with a platform where you can learn and ...

Started by Mike Swan in November 2013, about Computing

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Need Help to change the world 1° (1 reply)

Hey everyone, I believe that I have the capacity to change the world, therefor it is my responsibility to try. I am currently in some financial trouble and have set up a gogetfunding campaign (http://gogetfunding.com/project/help-me-change-the-world-2) to help. I would also like to find a benefactor to fund my education and/or ...

Started by Arthur E. last month, about Clean Technologies

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