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Electrasol's effect on the environment (hint: it's not good). 2° (2 replies)

It has been known that phosphate has been bad for the environment for quite some time. Since 1977, the government has banned phosphate levels over 0.5 in laundry detergents. Why then, do Electrasol tabs contain 8.7% phosphate content? The gels have less, 4.9%, but still far more than the environmentally-safe ...

Started by Vadim G. in August 2008, about Clean Technologies, Environment & Wildlife, Pollution, Water

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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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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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Electric transportation in Bermuda, and elsewhere. 2° (2 replies)

I test drove an EVT 4000e electric motorbike a few days ago. It handles and accelerates just like a fossil fuel powered bike but quietly without any exhaust. The lithium battery pack will go for nearly 100 miles and costs about $1 to charge. Clearly widespread adoption of electric vehicles ...

Started by C Robb W. in March 2009, about Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Pollution, Solar

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T Boone Pickens argues case for wind power, but where is the evidence? 2° (2 replies)

I've contacted T. Boone Pickens organization for any INDEPENDENT, PEER-REVIEWED, CORROBORATED, journal articles to support case for wind power in US. Got no answer. Without evidence, the plan does not merit support.

Started by Brian O. in July 2008, about Clean Technologies

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Is Airfoam a sustainable option for home insulation? 2° (2 replies)

We have an old house and want to make sure we get the most environmentally friendly option we can.

Started by Elizabeth M. in July 2008, about Clean Technologies, Energy Saving

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Steel Can Labels 2° (2 replies)

The little known fact about steel (tin) can recycling that could make a big difference. Who among you would like to help save a million trees a year? What if I told you that saving those million trees could also eliminate the CO2 from 10,000 average American cars? Do I ...

Started by Steve N. in February 2012, about Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Design, Emissions, Lifestyle & Behavior, Pollution, Recycling, Smart Growth

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Prove it! 2° (2 replies)

Jilly Forster, founder of Sunday Times Best Green Company 2009 winner Forster, believes that communications agencies who advise clients on ‘green’ initiatives have to run their own best practice - or it all means zilch. Do it yourself At Forster, ethics are central to our business. They have been since ...

Started by Jilly F. in May 2009, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Air Quality, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Design, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Events, Green energy, Media, Pollution, Poverty & Development, Recycling, Solar, Transport, Travel

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Slow Company Gains Seen in Latest Climate Counts Scorecard 2° (2 replies)

The latest Climate Counts scorecard shows that companies continue to improve their climate commitment, but their pace is far slower than what is required to meet the climate challenge. The group – a non-profit launched in 2007 with support from organics pioneer Stonyfield Farm – announced the updated evaluations of ...

Started by David M. in August 2010, about Clean Technologies

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