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Consumerism economic solution, environmental sin? 11° (6 replies)

Myself and one of my colleagues, David Pearce, have been discussing economics related to the environment. It became apparent quite quickly that the economic paradigm which exists is both the cause and solution to environmental degradation. The economic theory of 'growth at all costs' is without a doubt vastly responsible ...

Started by Roger K. in June 2008, about Economics

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Freezed food to make smoothies 11° (6 replies)

If you have fruit that you can't finish or are about to go off, don't throw them away - peel and chop them and put them in the freezer. They can then be used for making smoothies or cocktails whenever you want! How is that???

Started by Ethan M. in July 2010, about Food

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America farmers still burning crops. What will it take to get "old timers" on board with newer practices that will save $ and preserve the earth? 10° (5 replies)

This morning I received an email from Arkansas farmer Norwood Creech, whom YERT corresponded with while seeking out rural farmers in the South. She wrote with great concern about "old time" farmers burning off crop stubble (rather than turning it under as compost). There no evidence that charring fields improves ...

Started by Julie E. in June 2008, about Agriculture & Food

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Where Did the Water Go? 10° (5 replies)

Water covers 71% of the surface of the Earth. It is found on, under, and over the surface of the planet, and its volume is about 1 360 000 000 km³ or 3.59×1020 US gallons. Of the total volume of earth’s water, 1 320 000 000 km³ or 97.2% is ...

Started by Simos S. in October 2011, about Water

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Any ideas how to reduce plastic usage? 10° (10 replies)

It is known to every one that plastics does harm to nature, both land,water and air. Still no government wants to ban the use of plastics. The plastic drinking bottles are a real harm to the land. It pollutes the air while burning. So i would really insist the government ...

Started by Ethan M. in May 2010, about Pollution

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Invite friends to join Celsias and make a difference! 9° (4 replies)

Hi everyone, I'm adding this request to the discussion board to ask readers to invite friends to join our site - it will really help increase climate change awareness, and help your friends become part of the solution... as well as providing the site with new blood and extra traffic! ...

Started by Matthew W. in November 2008, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Computing, Media

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Reducing vehicle CO2 emissions 9° (9 replies)

There's a common misconception that in a consumer context, green means more expensive. In fact that's not always the case. Carbon neutral insurance companies like ibuyeco offset 100% of customers' vehicle emissions, and the policies have been found to be much cheaper compared to other non-green companies. So even in ...

Started by Sophie H. in October 2008, about Carbon Trading

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Kentucky Fried Chicken 9° (9 replies)

Massive excess packaging with a large dirty dye content thrown in, drive throughs 15 cars long Fatty as hell products Underpaid overstressed staff. KFC you have a lot to answer for. A fine example of rampant unchecked commercialism in our open society. My ultimate quarter pack will consist of. 1 ...

Started by John G. in June 2008, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Environment & Wildlife, Recycling, Transport

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Green Products You Miss!!! 9° (9 replies)

Hello everyone, You can see almost every where that, we must use green products. But their may be some products you never find, no matter how long you search for them. But now there is a cool website ( http://runka.com/ ) which has a wide range of recycled products.But still ...

Started by Runka Products in April 2010, about Recycling

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Our Climate is Changing: How should we respond? 9° (9 replies)

Feb.11, 2009 - London Ontario Canada Dr. Gordon McBean, a Professor at the University of Western Ontario, Chair for Policy in the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction and a member of the Nobel Peace Prize winning IPCC, spoke last night on “Our Climate is Changing: How should we respond?”. His ...

Started by Bruce K. in February 2009, about Action, Protest, & Activism

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