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Biofuels - a con right now, but the war for supremacy will only gather momentum 2° (2 replies)

Biofuels is big business - there's simply no debating that. What we need to do is think how to address the infrastructure/transport/genetic issues surrounding production, rather than screaming 'they're no good'! But we need to get this sorted soon, as methods for production will be too entrenched to change if ...

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Genetic Modification, Industry & Business, Transport

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Global Youth Panel 1° (1 reply)

Hello to everyone! As you all know the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference is approaching, and here at Debatewise we are attempting to put together a one thousand strong panel of young people to debate the issues that arise in Copehagen. We want this panel to contain people from every country ...

Started by Ricky D. in October 2009, about Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Global Dimming, Logging, Pollution, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water, Weather

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Steel Can Labels 2° (2 replies)

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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Sitting on the Fence about Climate Change? 2° (2 replies)

Taiga Company Blog If your business has been sitting on the fence about climate change, the value of business sustainability, or mistakenly thinking that somehow your business will escape current and future environmental legislation, you may want to reconsider. Why? Growing evidence suggests that if you don't make a choice, ...

Started by David M. in July 2010, about Climate Change

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A Climate Plan for Climate-Change Deniers – WIH Resource Group, Inc. 2° (2 replies)

Interesting Reading from The Washington Post on11/14/10 that was reposted on http://wihresourcegroup.wordpress.com/ In the global-warming debate, scientists are, admirably, still trying to save the day. Last week, the American Geophysical Union announced plans to mobilize about 700 climate scientists in an effort to improve the accuracy of media coverage and ...

Started by Bob Wallace in November 2010, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Emissions, Green energy, Pollution, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water

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This country is carbon negative. 1° (1 reply)

Emits ~1.5 million tonnes of carbon annually, while its forests absorb over 6 million tonnes | Also aims for zero net greenhouse gas emissions, zero-waste by 2030 and to grow 100 % organic food by 2020 | Bhutan http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/19/bhutan-carbon-negative/

Started by BetterWorld I. last month, about Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Emissions, Green energy

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Tim DeChristopher, a real American Hero 2° (2 replies)

He threw a spanner in the works of the Bush administration's industry controlled BLM by personally bidding on gas and oil leases being offered in some the of the most beautiful and pristine parts of the canyon country in the southwest. Of course he is now in need of a ...

Started by C Robb W. in January 2009, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Pollution

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Are you willing to sacrifice? 10° (5 replies)

Change is fundamentally about sacrifice. Whether it's choosing chocolate ice cream or vanilla, when we decide on a course of action we sacrifice alternative options. Faced with climate instability and the social and political turmoil that will result in "staying the course", most everyone who visits Celsias has already decided ...

Started by Andrew Hunt in July 2008, about Climate Change, Consumerism, Economics, Education, Health, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Travel

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Scientists will speak out on Climaticide 1° (1 reply)

Scientists will meet next month to urge governments to get off their backsides and do something. NOW! Check out the Guardian for more. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/feb/09/scientists-summit-climate-change Here's a excerpt, straight to the point. "Bob Watson, a former head of the IPCC and chief scientist in the environment department warned .... nations should ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Environmental Disasters

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Musings on science, religion, and Us 1° (1 reply)

I was listening to a lecture/conversation between Wes Jackson of the Land Institute and Wendell Berry this morning and the topic wandered to science and it's mandate. To paraphrase, science doesn't decide what's good, culture does that, within culture religion has largely had a monopoly on that word, that task, ...

Started by C Robb W. in October 2008, about Climate Change, Consumerism, Education, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Philosophy & Religion

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