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East Africa Trust Newsletter 1° (1 reply)

East Africa Trust http://www.surreycommunity.info/eastafricatrust/ is a charity working to promote sustainable healthy lifestyles through appropriate technology, consultation, and hard work. If you are interested in Tristan's work please contact him at eastafricatrust@aol.com Rwanda joined the East African Community, EAC, in 2007, joining Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi in a union ...

Started by C Robb W. in January 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Education, Energy Saving, Green energy

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Electric transportation in Bermuda, and elsewhere. 2° (2 replies)

I test drove an EVT 4000e electric motorbike a few days ago. It handles and accelerates just like a fossil fuel powered bike but quietly without any exhaust. The lithium battery pack will go for nearly 100 miles and costs about $1 to charge. Clearly widespread adoption of electric vehicles ...

Started by C Robb W. in March 2009, about Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Pollution, Solar

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Mitigate, adapt, or both? 1° (1 reply)

One of the lecturers, Peter Harper, at my last module for my MSc stressed the importance of developing carbon capture and storage as a last ditch effort to mitigate anthropogenic climate change. Others discussed the looming need for planetary engineering proposals and a willingness to consider implementation of such schemes. ...

Started by C Robb W. in August 2008, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Coal & Oil, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environmental Disasters

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Is Airfoam a sustainable option for home insulation? 2° (2 replies)

We have an old house and want to make sure we get the most environmentally friendly option we can.

Started by Elizabeth M. in July 2008, about Clean Technologies, Energy Saving

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Which carbon footprint calculator to use? 23° (8 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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Ford's Focus on the Environment 12° (7 replies)

Hello everyone, My name is Lynn, and I am a community manager reaching out to your on behalf of Ford Motor Company. I hope that it's okay that, that I wanted to add this thread to the forum to let everyone know that Ford is running a video submission contest ...

Started by Lynn K. in December 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Coal & Oil, Energy Saving, Green energy, Nuclear, 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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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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SAVE 100 Million gallons of water in 2011 just by voting!! 2° (2 replies)

Help us save 100 million gallons of water in 200 schools across 8 drought States (Texas, Florida, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California and Hawaii). Just go to www.refresheverything.com/lifeneedswater and click on "Vote for this Idea". No need to register because you can choose to login via your Facebook account. ...

Started by Lee S. in November 2010, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Children and Families, Education, Energy Saving, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water

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Solar Solutions 3° (3 replies)

Hey everyone, my family and I are trying to raise support for an environmental campaign we have. In short it is to reduce pollution and carbon emissions that are ruining our environment and the air everyone is breathing. I'm sure most of you already know a bit about it... But ...

Started by David S. in January 2012, about Air Quality, Clean Technologies, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Pollution, Solar

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