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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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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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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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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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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 product is the most efficient use of a barrel of crude oil - petrol or diesel? 3° (3 replies)

What engine should power my next car? I also want to know which product is the most environmentaly friendly when you also take into account their emmissions when combusted?

Started by Tom M. 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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Are car drivers more likely to be climate skeptics? 1° (1 reply)

I'm not sure if this is a stupid question. Maybe I've been naive, but it never really crossed my mind that this might be the case until a blog post I wrote recently pondering why it seems climate deniers are generally old men was posted on a car forum. It ...

Started by Joel W. in December 2009, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Emissions, Energy Saving, Transport

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2009 Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 1° (1 reply)

Hi all, this is just a quick note to request your nominations for our 'Best low carbon transport & technology' in the Responsible Tourism Awards 2009 (founded and organised by online travel agent responsibletravel.com, in association with The Telegraph, Geographical Magazine, BBC World News, and World Travel Market). Since 2004 ...

Started by Alex Lyons in May 2009, about Electric vehicles, Environment & Wildlife, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Transport, Travel

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Prove it! 0° (no 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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