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Air Pollution Causing Cancer 2° (2 replies)

I am a concerned citizen of Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina), where a global steel and mining company (ArcelorMittal) is emitting toxic chemicals into the air and the factory is basically in the city itself. As I've heard, the acceptable concentration of sulfur-dioxide in the air is 350 micrograms, and Zenica’s ...

Started by Ena F. in December 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Air Quality, Clean Technologies, Health, Industry & Business, Pollution

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Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM). 1° (1 reply)

Voluntary carbon market (VCM) is still a problem many developing states. Can great investment on Climate change adaptation and mitigation knowledge make the 'sinking boat' float?

Started by Joseph Bukula in November 2012, about Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Green energy, Pollution, Transport

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Tap Water vs. Bottled Water 1° (1 reply)

As Giles Coren of the London Times so eloquently stated “Drinkers of bottled water are the new smokers.” Coren was a food critic in London and has been a strong supporter for tap water by reducing his restaurant ratings if he didn’t get offered tap water before bottled water. “Mineral ...

Started by Patt G. in January 2013, about Air Quality, Energy Saving, Green energy, Water

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How about this an online community for tracking environmental issues. 1° (1 reply)

What do you think about this http://igg.me/at/globespotter it's an idea for a map based website summarizing all the environmental issues.

Started by Joel B. in March, about Air Quality, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Pollution, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water

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Paid sustainable travel focus groups - central London 1° (1 reply)

Uscreates are recruiting for some focus groups - do you fit the bill? Are you an aspiring green traveller? Do You... - Earn over 40k per year or a combined household income of £100K? - Undertake numerous `green' household behaviours (e.g. recycling, buying ethical food, using low energy light-bulbs) - ...

Started by Hannah P. in February 2012, about Air Quality, Climate Change, Emissions, Pollution, Transport, Travel

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Steel Can Labels 1° (1 reply)

The little known fact about steel (tin) can recycling that could make a big difference. Who among you would like to help save a million trees a year? What if I told you that saving those million trees could also eliminate the CO2 from 10,000 average American cars? Do I ...

Started by Steve N. in February 2012, about Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Design, Emissions, Lifestyle & Behavior, Pollution, Recycling, Smart Growth

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i might of mis understood 1° (1 reply)

ning of the fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP14). The meeting is the fourth of its kind this year. And even though the U.S. delegation will be comprised of the outgoing Bush team, the pending change in American leadership ...

Started by Samantha N. in December 2008, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Architecture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Celebrities, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Computing, Consumerism, Deforestation, Design, Economics, Education, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Events, Finance & Money, Food, Genetic Modification, Global Dimming, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Logging, Media, Nuclear, Organic, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Recycling, Solar, Transport, Travel, War, Water

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Terraform Mars to better understand climate change 0° (no replies)

In order to test an idea in science you build an experiment and test it. What better way to build a climate change experiment than using Mars. Our current understanding of climate change relies on computer models and small scale experiments. As climate change is something we want to avoid ...

Started by Steve C. in August 2010, about Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Education, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Industry & Business, Politics & Government, Population, Poverty & Development, Smart Growth

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Prove it! 0° (no replies)

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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Sustainable Building at or below conventional cost 0° (no replies)

Using our tradmarked project delivery method called Total Project Management: Driven to the POWER of g, we continue to deliver buildings that are at least LEED Gold Certified below conventional budgets Northland Pines High School - Eagle River, WI -23% below the national average cost of all public high schools ...

Started by Pete Hoffman in November 2008, about Air Quality, Architecture, Design, Economics, Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, Finance & Money, Green energy, Industry & Business, Recycling

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