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eco-wand saves heating/cooling energy at home & at work. 1° (1 reply)

The eco-wand ComfoMeter is a low cost way of showing how to save on heating/cooling costs using a Comfort Meter display. To get the system into full production, I am raising funds using Kickstarter reward based crowd-funding. My project can be seen at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/457452823/eco-wand-saves-heating-energy-at-home-and-work-its?ref=email You can help with this energy/money/CO2 ...

Started by Alex G. in May, about Computing, Energy Saving

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Are Governments wasting money on turbines 1° (1 reply)

Wind turbines are expensive and inefficient. Not only do they cost a fortune to install, but once they have been installed they do not necessarily guarantee a return on investment. This is because wind turbines are only effective if strong winds are present. As this is not always the case, ...

Started by Danny B. in January, about Energy Saving

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Small Greenhouse 1° (1 reply)

http://www.texasgreenhouse.com/american-hobby.html Texas Greenhouseprovides quality, affordable small greenhouse kits and fixtures and provides durable greenhouse equipment and accessories for all your greenhouse designs. Visit them to know more.

Started by Texas G. in January, about Energy Saving

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Does anyone know any great low carb food options for busy people? 4° (4 replies)

I'm trying pretty hard to find somewhere I can buy low carbon food options as I just don't have time to cook myself. What should I do?

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Consumerism, Energy Saving, Food, Health

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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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Proven way to reduce fuel consumption by 15% being blacklisted by all major oil companies 4° (4 replies)

Good morning, I apologize for the length of this statement. I have some concrete verifiable information that is truly astounding regarding the stranglehold the oil companies have on new technology to reduce fuel consumption . I just found Celsias via google as I am searching for the correct venue and ...

Started by James D. in July 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy

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Can We Solve Our Energy Problems with Existing Technologies Today Without the Need for Breakthrough Innovations? 17° (12 replies)

This is the topic of an Oxford-style debate on solving the world’s energy crisis at the Economist -http://www.economist.com/debate/index.cfm?action=hall&debate_id=11&sa_campaign=debateseries/debate11/spr/blog/tb13 The argument for solving our energy needs with today's technology is made by Joseph J. Romm, Senior Fellow at the Centre for American Progress and the argument for the need for technology ...

Started by Leslie B. in August 2008, about Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Economics, Energy Saving, Industry & Business, Politics & Government

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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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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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Public Interest Environmental Law Conference 2° (2 replies)

Registration is Now Open for PIELC 2013! University of Oregon School of Law From an initial gathering of just fifteen speakers and seventy-five participants in 1983, we have grown to become one of the world’s most important environmental law conferences. The Conference is full of energy, innovation, and inspiration for ...

Started by Jesse H. in February 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Architecture, Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Economics, Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Green energy, Industry & Business, Logging, Organic, Politics & Government, Pollution, Recycling, Water

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