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East Africa Trust Newsletter 3° (3 replies)

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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Acidic Seas threaten mass extinctions 3° (3 replies)

As reported on the BBC, our oceans are now more acidic than anytime in the last 500,000 years, 30% more acidic than at the start of the industrial revolution. This is a direct consequence of increasing carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere due to human burning of fossil fuels. Are ...

Started by C Robb W. in March 2009, about Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environmental Disasters, Green energy, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans

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NYC Sustainable Business Dev Round Table Group Meets Monthly — Free 3° (3 replies)

Business SMART is a free group exclusively for business owners who are looking to connect with like-minded peers running ethically responsible, sustainable, healthy lifestyle, environmental and green companies. The goal of the group is to help members grow their businesses through referrals. A round table format is used and discussion ...

Started by Bruce Kersten in April 2010, about Green energy, Industry & Business, Recycling, Smart Growth

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Free Electricity from Magnetic Forces 3° (3 replies)

It’s astonishing when we begin to think about the powerful natural forces at work around us every day. I refer to nature, humanity, and on a larger scale our planet Earth. Take for example the gravitational, magnetic pull of the Moon. Enough power to bring tides in & out twice ...

Started by Michael S. in February 2011, about Green energy

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Electric transportation in Bermuda, and elsewhere. 3° (3 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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When it comes to power generation - Small is Beautiful 3° (3 replies)

Amory Lovins, chief scientist at Rocky Mountain Institute, negawatt guru and all around energy expert, has written a piece in the NY Times freakonomics blog regarding big power plants compared to small distributed generation power systems. It's fascinating stuff and the way forward. Yet another nail in the coffin of ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Coal & Oil, Energy Saving, Green energy, Industry & Business, Nuclear, Smart Growth, Solar

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What is business sustainabilty? 3° (3 replies)

What would you classify business sustainability as? What does it involve as a whole? Input into communities, charities, helping the eco-system etc?

Started by Jess S. in April 2011, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Consumerism, Design, Education, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Green energy, Industry & Business, Pollution, Poverty & Development, Recycling

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DIY Your Own Free Power Generator. 2° (2 replies)

"Do it yourself". In a world full of "pre-made". I am inclined to think we can miss out on the truly satisfying experience of creating something dynamic for ourselves, made by our own hands. Not so long ago this was a common occurrence. When people took a far more "hands ...

Started by Michael S. in December 2010, about Green energy

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Underwater Suspension Tunnels For Climate Control 2° (2 replies)

I know what they can do for climate control and every aspect of how the planet can benefit from them just from regulation of sea surface temperatures (SSTs) and the enormous amount of electrical power they can produce from the kinetic energy in the gulf stream current. I understand how ...

Started by Patrick M. in December 2010, about Green energy

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6 key messages from Copenhagen 2° (2 replies)

2,500 of the worlds scientists from 80 countries have gathered in Copenhagen to build consensus and draw conclusions about the acceleration of the degradation of the planets' climate . The full report will come out in June but they have 6 key points ready for distribution now. I found them ...

Started by C Robb W. in March 2009, about Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Politics & Government, Smart Growth

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