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Which carbon footprint calculator to use? 24° (9 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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Do you shutdown your computer? 3° (3 replies)

I have conducted a survey in corporate environment. There a lot of power is wasted by peoples not turning of the computer while leaving the office. We need to practice shutting down the computer rather than locking it. Ethan www.greenilo.com Ideas for Green Eatrh

Started by Ethan M. in May 2010, about Energy Saving

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What is LEED? 1° (1 reply)

Whenever dealing with green building and living, you come across the abbreviation LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, which is the new benchmark in going green. LEED Certification provides independent, third party verification that a building project meets the highest green building and performance measures. Benefits include: Lower operating ...

Started by Barbara H. in May 2010, about Energy Saving

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How do you apply the triple bottom line in your life? 10° (no replies)

The environment, social equity, and economic factors make up the triple bottom line upon which all consumption decisions should be made. How do you prioritize them? How often do you apply them?

Started by C Robb W. in June 2008, about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Economics, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Logging, Water

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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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looking for commercial geothermal companies ? 2° (2 replies)

Geothermal, energy from the earth, seems to be one of the ultimate answers for future. Have investors willing to put $ into commercial projects, with leaseback potential. Any interest.

Started by Gary B. in July 2008, about Energy Saving

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Who has the best photovoltaic solar panels? 12° (7 replies)

We are thinking about adding a DC solar system to our small manufacturing facility to supplement the feed from the grid. Does anyone have a view on how we can find the best panels for this use?

Started by Nick Lewis in June 2008, about Energy Saving

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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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