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How do you motivate lazy environmentalist to save energy? 7° (7 replies)

That was the question I asked myself a year ago. After doing some research I found out that all the campaigns, groups, and web sites that deal with climate change, intentionally or unintentionally, target only staunch environmentalists and activists. Two reasons for this are that the tasks they recommend people ...

Started by James Y. in April 2011, about Energy Saving

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Masters in renewable energy, sustainability? 4° (4 replies)

Hello Everyone, I'm hoping some of you might have some good suggestions for me. I have two bachelor degrees. One in business, and another in applied computer science. Since 1995, I've worked in IT. Mostly Oracle databases. Lots of contracts, and layoffs. I keep trying to do more with my ...

Started by Roger L. in September 2010, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Computing, Education, Electric vehicles, Energy Saving, Green energy, Industry & Business, Nuclear, Solar

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This country is carbon negative. 2° (2 replies)

Emits ~1.5 million tonnes of carbon annually, while its forests absorb over 6 million tonnes | Also aims for zero net greenhouse gas emissions, zero-waste by 2030 and to grow 100 % organic food by 2020 | Bhutan http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/19/bhutan-carbon-negative/

Started by BetterWorld I. this month, about Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Emissions, Green energy

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Ever thought of investing in something that pays you well and helps to build a sustainable future too? 2° (2 replies)

Solution is the Green Investment department. The great news is that not only it’s trending right now (in 2015 the green bond market has reached $41,8 billion starting from only $2,6 billion in 2012) but also attracting big players. Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates, for example, has announced last year that ...

Started by BetterWorld I. this month, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Environmental Disasters, Finance & Money, Green energy, Industry & Business, Solar

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Prove it! 1° (1 reply)

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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Financing microgeneration in Bermuda and elsewhere 2° (2 replies)

As the economy continues its tailspin towards terminal velocity, many will find the costs of installing renewable energy systems a deal breaker. Though the costs of systems are dropping, PV panel prices are set to decrease by as much as 40% by year end, (http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/009478.html) and will continue to drop ...

Started by C Robb W. in March 2009, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Industry & Business, Politics & Government, Solar

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Is there such a thing as green power? 16° (11 replies)

In reality there is no such thing as 'green' electricity if you get your electricity out of the national grid. I work with a very cool company called Powershop.co.nz, New Zealand's (and the world's for that matter) first online electricity shop. Their ambition is to be New Zealand's smartest power ...

Started by Anna C. in November 2009, about Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy

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Which carbon footprint calculator to use? 22° (7 replies)

As there are so many out there in the internet, I'm not sure which ones are the best to use and why. Does anyone know? I'm guessing different ones will be better for different locations/types of carbon use too. Can anyone provide a high level breakdown of these too?

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Energy Saving

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Get Associated With an Energy Plan that Economically Supports and Improves The Environment 1° (1 reply)

Saving energy at home & office is very easy. You just have to take the initiative to get on the right ways to do it. And, your role doesn’t end here because you have to encourage each & every family member to conserve the energy resources for the planet’s better ...

Started by Janet N. in August 2015, about Energy Saving

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Do we have a moral right to stop the mining of oil sands? 3° (3 replies)

Take a look at this fascinating article about shale oil which is being mined in Australia at present. Australia, like the US, is full of drivers of large cars who are still looking for ways of keeping their cars on the road. What I'm interested in is the conflict between ...

Started by Sophie J. in June 2008, about Coal & Oil

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