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Environmental Implications of Bottled Water

Green (Living) Review

Buy, Grab, Drink, Trash: Environmental Implications of Bottled Water by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A plastic bottle is NOT the problem either. It is the water which is, more often than not, from “public” sources, which means it is but tap water in a bottle. Imagine doing that seven days a week, every week for one year.

I can't help it. one political post*

Environmental Economics

I'm finding this poll aggregation stuff fascinating, aren't you ( The Rise of the Poll Quants )? So what exactly do these guys do? Basically, they take polls, aggregate the results, and make predictions. They each do it somewhat differently. Wang focuses on state polls exclusively. But the forecasters don’t just look at one state poll.

Top 10 Amazing Vegan Eats in NYC and LA

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VegNews asked their local experts, Jasmin Singer and Andrea Wachner, to share their top 10 stops for vegan nosh in NYC and LA. Read More The post Top 10 Amazing Vegan Eats in NYC and LA appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living News Top News Vegan

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This just in: New York's Attorney General prefers shortages to price rationing

Environmental Economics

I fear I'm going to say something snarkfully inappropriate in this post.    But here goes anyway: Reports are being investigated in New York City, the Hudson Valley and on Long Island by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Now, here's the definition for unwarranted: lacking justification or authorization. sarc). Wait.what? 

Never-Before-Seen Whales Beach Themselves in New Zealand

Eccorazzi

The good news is, they are not extinct. The bad news, two extremely rare Spade-toothed beaked whales, beached themselves and died in New Zealand. Read More The post Never-Before-Seen Whales Beach Themselves in New Zealand appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Featured News Science

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Ferruginous Pygmy-Owls

10,000 Birds

“Do they have owls?” ” was the first question I asked Mike Freiberg. “Indigenous pig sows?…Sure, “Schmoking Ponies!”

Guest Post - Ideas for a Clean and Environmentally Friendly Home

Hug a Tree with Me

Choosing cleaning products that are environmentally friendly and removing toxic ones will ensure a fresh home with clean air.

The Feathery Tribe: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

I spent the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in the usual post-hurricane activities—looking for storm birds, making sure my loved ones were o.k., link].

Review of PlanToys Sustainable Musical Band Toy

Hug a Tree with Me

Sustainable toys refer to toys that pose minimal harm to the environment and our health. PlanToys is synonymous with sustainable play.

Hopeless

Environmental Economics

The Journal of Economic Perspectives' second symposium on contingent valuation: Journal of Economic Perspectives Vol. 26, Issue 4Fall 2012. View Full Issue or Electronic Table of Contents: Abstracts are included below the listing of articles; numbers at the end of titles correspond with the numbered abstract below. Association. For other.

How Hazardous is Chlorine?

Green Home Blog

How Hazardous is Chlorine? 18 th Century Swedish chemist, Carl Wilhelm Sheele discovered chlorine, French scientist Claude Bertholiet turned the compound into a bleaching agent and Scottish Chemist, Charles Tennant first produced the formula into a bleaching powder. The question is, how hazardous is chlorine? Questions Answered by a Pro.

How Solar Panels Can Save Energy and Money This Winter

Living Green & Saving Energy

How Solar Panels Can Save Energy and Money This Winter. Solar panels actually work more efficiently in cold weather as opposed to when temperatures are high. That’s right: as the temperature increases, the efficiency of solar panels decreases, so, solar panels provide better-than-expected benefits in winter weather.

In Many Locations, Wind Power Is a Sound Investment

Wind Power Ninja

Investment in wind power — whether by a government, utility or consumer — is a sound strategy if the benefits outweigh the costs.

Guest Post: In Many Locations, Rebates Make Solar Power a Good Deal

Solar Power Ninja

The central question behind such an endeavor is always whether the move makes financial sense. A big part of the answer is determined by geography.

10 Cool Garbage Cans for Middle East Trash

Green Prophet

Would innovative waste disposal devices make for tidier Jordanians? Here are ten great and green waste bins for keeping your trash. 1. Clean Cubes.

Guest Post: In Many Locations, Rebates Make Solar Power a Good Deal

Solar Power Ninja

If you’re interested in saving money on your energy bill, you may have considered installing solar power generation capabilities at your home or business. The central question behind such an endeavor is always whether the move makes financial sense. A big part of the answer is determined by geography. This is because of the initial costs required.

Offsetting Nature, Guardians of the Future, Sustainability Citizenshipand more.

The Green Changemakers

John Hare and Rupert Read’s recommendations are consistent with that consistency. Download Offsetting Nature (pdf, 1483 K) here.

Jordan Enjoys An Endless Summer

Green Prophet

The logistical headaches of keeping daylight savings year-round in Jordan. This is a late-breaking flip-flop. Non-flyers are also aggrieved.

Decision making in a changing climate

The Green Changemakers

In Africa and Asia many countries are set to fall far short of meeting the 2015 anti-poverty Millennium Development Goals; worldwide 2.6

Powerlessness & Gratitude: Message from post-Sandy NJ

Green Living Ideas

We are in northern, New Jersey. We experienced 5 days of powerlessness. It’s been a wonderful opportunity to reflect on priorities. Seriously?

Vote Today!

Eco Chic

Just a friendly reminder to all my American Eco Chick voters to get out to your local polling places today. Get out there ladies

Social sustainability - Create strong communities

The Green Changemakers

[link] BG Socail Sus Essay PART1 BG Socail Sus Essay PART2 We need to build a lot more homes in Britain, urgently. But you cannot separate this issue from the social question of what kind of places we want to create. The physical and social fabric of a community are inextricably linked. That's good. Sustainable-development Social Community

Vegan Kristen Bell is Pregnant

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Vegan couple Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell are expecting a baby next year. Read More The post Vegan Kristen Bell is Pregnant appeared first on Ecorazzi. Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News dax shepard kristen bell

Cities: The Drivers of Sustainable Human Development and Prosperity

The Green Changemakers

[link] by Maggie Comstock While green buildings, by their most obvious definition, address environmental impacts, they also have wide implications for human health, safety and productivity. Well-ventilated green schools can reduce instances of asthma in students. Green offices with day lit spaces boost employee productivity and attendance.

WATCH: Make Vegan Pancakes with Jared Leto at Your Own Peril

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When Jared Leto says, "vegan pancakes or death," he really means it. Read More The post WATCH: Make Vegan Pancakes with Jared Leto at Your Own Peril appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan Video jared leto

Air New Zealand and Middle Earth's Safety Briefing

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Make This: Vegan Mustard and Dill Potato Chips

Eccorazzi

Skip the bagged version and add some dill. Read More The post Make This: Vegan Mustard and Dill Potato Chips appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan

EU Member States and How Well Their Transport Systems Cope With Weather Phenomena

Celsias

In a broad-based study covering all 27 EU Member States, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland lead an evaluation of the risks posed to transport by extreme weather phenomena. This recent study demonstrates that the level of risks varies significantly among the EU Member States. Low-risk countries include Ireland, Austria