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Coal = Devastation 5° (5 replies)

It's 10am, do you know where your electricity has been? Does your provider buy electricity from power plants using coal sourced from mountain top removal, MTR, operations. Coal is bad enough on it's own merits as a climate destroying fossil fuel but the "ecocide" of mountaintop removal is completely out ...

Started by C Robb W. in November 2008, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Consumerism, Deforestation, Industry & Business, Politics & Government, Pollution

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Corn Syrup contaminated with Mercury 2° (2 replies)

Industrial agriculture has had some spectacular failures of late, contaminated tomatoes, contaminated spinach, deadly beef. Now they want to irradiate our vegetables, and kill it's nutritive qualities in the process, to kill contamination after the fact rather than cleaning up their act. On top of all that this new study ...

Started by C Robb W. in January 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Organic

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The US can reduce energy use by 30% through efficiency alone. 2° (2 replies)

"Rocky Mountain Institute's Energy and Resources Team has just published a report that shows the opportunity for 30 percent energy savings in the United States. Assessing the Electric Productivity Gap and the U.S. Efficiency Opportunity analyzed electric productivity state by state, and found a significant gap between the highest and ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Energy Saving

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It's Cold Outside 3° (3 replies)

It is a cold snowy morning. I am staying in an old sandstone residence at a boarding school in West Yorkshire dating back to the 18th century. I can feel cold air seeping in around the old single pane windows. This is an historic grade 1 listed building which severely ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Architecture, Climate Change, Energy Saving

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carbon trading 8° (8 replies)

hi, i need info about how to get carbon credits.

Started by Sandeep G. in April 2009, about Carbon Trading

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Scientists will speak out on Climaticide 1° (1 reply)

Scientists will meet next month to urge governments to get off their backsides and do something. NOW! Check out the Guardian for more. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/feb/09/scientists-summit-climate-change Here's a excerpt, straight to the point. "Bob Watson, a former head of the IPCC and chief scientist in the environment department warned .... nations should ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Environmental Disasters

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What does a mirrored treehouse have to do with green? 2° (2 replies)

Yes, it's a cool concept. And they aren't an eys sore, as they become almost invisible. There are pictures of 3 mirrored treehouses here: http://greenterrafirma.com/wordpress/mirrored-treehouse-pictures/ But why did treehugger post an article about mirrored treehouses... where is the "green"?

Started by Bruce K. in February 2009, about Lifestyle & Behavior

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Finally a more serious commitment to Green Refurb in the UK 2° (2 replies)

The labour government is trying get a spending package to improve efficiency standards in existing homes. This has been a long time coming while the talk was all about Eco towns which no-one can afford anymore, much less get financing for. The gains available through efficiency improvements are huge. I ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Clean Technologies, Design, Emissions, Energy Saving

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Write for Celsias 2° (2 replies)

Hi All, just thought I would spread the word over here too: Celsias is seeking new writers and contributors on an ongoing basis. Celsias contributors produce cutting edge content that challenges thinking, shares new ideas and technology, and influences behaviour. Interested in joining our team? Drop us an email and ...

Started by Chris Tobias in December 2008, about Media

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Is the creation of five million new American ‘green collar’ jobs realistic? 2° (2 replies)

President Obama’s plan to turn around the US economy includes $150bn of investment in green energy over the next ten years, driving America towards energy independence whilst creating 5 million ‘green collar’ jobs. Nobody could question the need for the new US president to take action to resurrect the US ...

Started by Sam N. in February 2009, about Politics & Government

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