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Converting my car to run on biodiesel?? 5° (5 replies)

What are the necessary steps for me to convert my car to run on biodiesel? What are the prices, parts, and labor involved?

Started by Riley Smith in July 2008, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Energy Saving, Transport

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Paid sustainable travel focus groups - central London 2° (2 replies)

Uscreates are recruiting for some focus groups - do you fit the bill? Are you an aspiring green traveller? Do You... - Earn over 40k per year or a combined household income of £100K? - Undertake numerous `green' household behaviours (e.g. recycling, buying ethical food, using low energy light-bulbs) - ...

Started by Hannah P. in February 2012, about Air Quality, Climate Change, Emissions, Pollution, Transport, Travel

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Could tailings be made into grit for roads? 1° (1 reply)

Whilst much of the composition of tailings (waste rock and minerals from mining etc)is environmentally hazardous, is there a way for the bulk barren rock to be converted into a safe and economical source of grit for roads? As we saw in the recent cold spell here in Ireland grit ...

Started by Clare S. in December 2010, about Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Recycling, Transport

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Biofuels - a con right now, but the war for supremacy will only gather momentum 4° (4 replies)

Biofuels is big business - there's simply no debating that. What we need to do is think how to address the infrastructure/transport/genetic issues surrounding production, rather than screaming 'they're no good'! But we need to get this sorted soon, as methods for production will be too entrenched to change if ...

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Genetic Modification, Industry & Business, Transport

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How can I offset carbon produced by flying to see my folks yearly? 16° (6 replies)

I fly back to Europe every year to see my folks, but am really worried about the huge amounts of carbon it produces. Whats the easiest way to offset/counter this??

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Carbon Trading, Transport

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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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Which vehicle manufacturer creates the greenest vehicles? 7° (7 replies)

I'm looking to buy a new car right now, and an unsure about which to go for - especially as it's so tough filtering out truth from 'greenwash'. Can anyone help? And does anyone know where I can find them?

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Climate Change, Industry & Business, Transport

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Should we petition Governor Schwarzenegger for bike lanes on LA freeways? 4° (4 replies)

http://www.celsias.com/article/madness-la-bike-activists-taking-it-one-step-beyon/ Reading about the Crimanimalz and their efforts to ride through LA, I think we need a worldwide petition to the California Governor to set aside lanes on LA freeways for cyclists. Who thinks this is a good idea, and does anyone know how we can make this happen?

Started by Leanne V. in July 2008, about Transport

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i might of mis understood 1° (1 reply)

ning of the fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP14). The meeting is the fourth of its kind this year. And even though the U.S. delegation will be comprised of the outgoing Bush team, the pending change in American leadership ...

Started by Samantha N. in December 2008, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Architecture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Celebrities, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Computing, Consumerism, Deforestation, Design, Economics, Education, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Events, Finance & Money, Food, Genetic Modification, Global Dimming, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Logging, Media, Nuclear, Organic, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Recycling, Solar, Transport, Travel, War, Water

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