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Coal = Devastation 4° (4 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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Save the date. International Green IT Awareness Week is back! 3° (3 replies)

Join us for International Green IT Awareness Week - a seven day, multi-time zone, global, online event to be held live 1 - 7 June 2013. The main outcome of this week is to encourage individuals and organisations to demand more from themselves and their partners, holding each other to ...

Started by Tim M. in April 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Celebrities, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Computing, Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Events, Green energy, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media, Recycling, Smart Growth

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The Story Of Stuff 3° (3 replies)

This website takes a deeper look into the lifecycle of consumer products and the effects on the planet. I learned a few things from watching the video and I thought I’d share it with Celsias and see what you guys think. Here’s an excerpt from the site that gives a ...

Started by Red Keane in November 2008, about Climate Change, Consumerism, Economics, Industry & Business, Recycling

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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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NYC Sustainable Business Dev Round Table Group Meets Monthly — Free 3° (3 replies)

Business SMART is a free group exclusively for business owners who are looking to connect with like-minded peers running ethically responsible, sustainable, healthy lifestyle, environmental and green companies. The goal of the group is to help members grow their businesses through referrals. A round table format is used and discussion ...

Started by Bruce Kersten in April 2010, about Green energy, Industry & Business, Recycling, Smart Growth

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Indonesia Beef Imports Rife with Corruption 2° (2 replies)

This game has long been played by Indians and even most of the people around the world. It seems like corruption is consuming the people, politicians and even ordinary citizens are drowning in greed and it appears that there is no way to ascend from it. Is anyone with me ...

Started by Marion Yusef in February 2013, about Industry & Business

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How to Search For Pet Sitters 2° (2 replies)

Once you know that your pet sitter has actually done a good job, it is high time you show your appreciation for them. Yes, tipping is absolutely essential and it is very important if you want the services of the particular sitter in the future. It is essential to make ...

Started by Ricky J. in January 2013, about Industry & Business

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When it comes to power generation - Small is Beautiful 2° (2 replies)

Amory Lovins, chief scientist at Rocky Mountain Institute, negawatt guru and all around energy expert, has written a piece in the NY Times freakonomics blog regarding big power plants compared to small distributed generation power systems. It's fascinating stuff and the way forward. Yet another nail in the coffin of ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Coal & Oil, Energy Saving, Green energy, Industry & Business, Nuclear, Smart Growth, Solar

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Top 10 green companies 2008? 2° (2 replies)

CNN thinks these guys were worth a mention for going above and beyond last year: 1. Honda (www.honda.com) 2. Continental Airlines (www.continental.com) 3. Suncor (www.suncor.com) 4. Tesco (www.tesco.com) 5. Alcan (www.alcan.com) 6. PG&E (www.pge.com) 7. SC Johnson (www.scjohnson.com) 8. Goldman Sachs (www2.goldmansachs.com) 9. Swiss Re (www.swissre.com) 10. Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com) Who ...

Started by Matthew W. in August 2008, about Economics, Finance & Money, Industry & Business

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The World Bank cites bio-fuels for causing 75% increase in food prices. How come food in US hasn't increased by this amount? 2° (2 replies)

World Bank points to food riots in Bangladesh and Egypt. Yet we've not been so badly effected here in the U.S. Why not?

Started by Brian O. in July 2008, about Food, Industry & Business

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