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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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Do changing lightbulbs really help the environment? 29° (14 replies)

I've heard that high-efficiency bulbs actually contain rather nasty stuff like mercury. Is that true? And if so, which is better, using less electricity or keeping such nasties out of our landfills?

Started by Nick Lewis in June 2008, about Clean Technologies, Energy Saving, Health, Recycling

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Advanced biofuels becoming reality 10° (10 replies)

Advanced biofuels becoming reality with Novozymes’ new enzyme technology, Cellic CTec3, decreases costs and increases yields in production of advanced biofuels from agricultural residues and waste. The enzyme enables cost-efficient conversion of biomass to ethanol and performs 1.5 times better than Novozymes’ previous market-leading product, Cellic CTec2. Using Cellic CTec3, ...

Started by Meng Lian in February 2012, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy

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Non-profit Landmine partners up with Oil Company to tap into risky areas 1° (1 reply)

Here's an article on how the UK's Mineseeker Operations Ltd. and Canada's EnerVue World Inc. even with physical and economical risks, are set to tap into vast oil and gas reserves around the world that haven't been tapped before http://share.fpconversations.com/blackgold.html

Started by Jerry S. in September 2012, about Coal & Oil

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Could partnership between Canadian energy industry & China increase productivity? 1° (1 reply)

Good read on the the $15.1-billion bid from state-controlled CNOOC Ltd. to purchase Calgary-based Nexen Inc. and how it could increase productivity in Canada's energy sector: http://share.fpconversations.com/chinese.html Does anyone else see these benefits too?

Started by Jerry S. in September 2012, about Coal & Oil

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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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Renewable energy would save EU trillions by 2050 3° (3 replies)

The Commission by environmental campaigners forecast 3 trillion euros would generate by 2050 on their green revolution campaign- to make EU energy almost totally carbon free. The energy shift would already create around half a million extra jobs by 2020, Crown researchers from German aerospace center DLR, which also specializes ...

Started by Marion Yusef in November 2012, about Green energy

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Tap Water vs. Bottled Water 1° (1 reply)

As Giles Coren of the London Times so eloquently stated “Drinkers of bottled water are the new smokers.” Coren was a food critic in London and has been a strong supporter for tap water by reducing his restaurant ratings if he didn’t get offered tap water before bottled water. “Mineral ...

Started by Patt G. in January 2013, about Air Quality, Energy Saving, Green energy, Water

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Climate Moms 1° (1 reply)

Over the last five years I have been giving talks about climate change to students, scouts, and youth groups. Because these young people are immersed in science in school, understanding climate change is not difficult, and they leave my talks ready to make changes in their lives to reduce their ...

Started by JoBea H. in February 2013, about Children and Families, Climate Change, Energy Saving, Recycling

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Heaters 4° (4 replies)

How much do you use your heaters in the winter? What do you think is the most economical heater to use?

Started by Kate I. in June 2008, about Energy Saving

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