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How can I offset carbon produced by flying to see my folks yearly? 17° (7 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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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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How to change my car to LPG? 5° (5 replies)

Hi Was wondering how I might do this easily, and if there are any particular methods/tools/products that make it easier to do??

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Transport

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Which vehicle manufacturer creates the greenest vehicles? 5° (5 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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Biofuels - a con right now, but the war for supremacy will only gather momentum 3° (3 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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Alternative Travel Project 2° (2 replies)

The Alternative Travel Project is about making small changes at home that ripple and affect changes around the world. The project, created by actors Stana Katic and Seamus Dever (from hit TV show Castle), promotes people to leave their car at home to help the environment. The Car Free March ...

Started by Anita F. in May 2012, about Transport

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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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Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM). 1° (1 reply)

Voluntary carbon market (VCM) is still a problem many developing states. Can great investment on Climate change adaptation and mitigation knowledge make the 'sinking boat' float?

Started by Joseph Bukula in November 2012, about Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Green energy, Pollution, Transport

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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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