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Future of Fashion - 'DPOL' Green, Ecofriendly and Sustainable 3° (3 replies)

Over the last years there has been a relative rush of books on eco and ethical fashion published across the globe. We think this is an excellent indicator of the public’s awareness of how, what, where and whom produced the clothes in our closets. Sustainable fashion is fashion that is ...

Started by Siddhartha U. in December 2008, about Clean Technologies, Design, Energy Saving, Green energy, Industry & Business, Organic, Recycling

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Are you willing to sacrifice? 27° (17 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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Disclosures for responsible disposal of used fluorescent bulbs 2° (2 replies)

Proper disposal of light bulbs containing mercury is extremely important due to risks posed by its improper handling. One of the major constituents posing ill-effects is mercury. Mercury is extremely harmful to environment, even in traces. Hence it can’t be disposed as per traditional methods like landfills and waste incineration. ...

Started by Chris R. last month, about Computing

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Can Our Economy Grow Forever? 48° (43 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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Internet of things can battle climate change 2° (2 replies)

Machine to machine communication, or the internet of things, is on the precipice of taking the world by storm. At its very core, machine to machine communication is the ability to connect everything, I mean everything, through a vast network of sensors and devices which can communicate with each other. ...

Started by Ryo W. in May 2014, about Computing

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Do people still read blogs ? 1° (1 reply)

I have been reading a blog ( http://updatemasti.com ) since 14 days or 2 weeks. My question is that do people still read blogs now days.

Started by Isha Jain in January 2014, about Computing

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Why don't plastics last forever? 1° (1 reply)

An honest question! Plastics are polymers. The monomers, such as propylene, are reacted over catalyst so that they develop long chains and "cross-links" to give the polymer some rigidity. When exposed to the atmosphere and in particular the sunshine, the polymer chains are damaged by UV light and/ or oxygen ...

Started by Ethan M. in June 2010, about Clean Technologies

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How much Life insurance will help in living benefits? 2° (2 replies)

Traditionally, life insurance pays your beneficiaries only in the event of your death. But what if you suffer a stroke, major heart attack or invasive cancer and don't die?

Started by Herry K. in January 2014, about Industry & Business

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New Electric Hybrid car generator 8° (3 replies)

Hi anyone got any ideas? I have the recharging of electric and hybrid vehicles basically solved. I've driven over 3000 miles and never had to plug in once. I've emailed editors, car companies, engineering firms etc. Don't be judging and say that it is easy and people will beat a ...

Started by Cliff M. in May 2013, about Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Pollution, Transport

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Proven way to reduce fuel consumption by 15% being blacklisted by all major oil companies 3° (3 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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