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Environmental Economics

First, when offsets are purchased in an unrelated market, if there is no latent demand for offsets in their absence, the introduction of offsets can potentially cause a rise in net emissions when producers of “dirty” consumption goods have market power. Here is the paper and abstract : Gans, J. S. and Groves, V. Abstract.

World’s First Genetically-Modified Camels in Dubai to Produce Medicine

Green Prophet

Dr. Wani told SciDev.net that they are creating camel cells that have been modified with exogenous DNA for use in producing transgenic cloned animals.

Tomatoes and Eggplants, July Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

perfect example for July produce is tomatoes and eggplants. See our baba ganoush recipe with a baladi eggplant here. As in June, St.

Stats example of the day

Environmental Economics

» March 07, 2011 Stats example of the day Ohio State, a team that entered the day shooting the 3-pointer at 40.5 Tradeable permits? blog).

Gorgeous Examples of Zen Home Design

Green Furniture Home Design

An indoor water fountain produces the soothing sounds of a running brook, which will aid in relaxation and sleeping. Design. Colors. Nature.

Aguanomics: Pigouvian taxes do NOT produce deadweight losses

Environmental Economics

The first was to claim that an advantage was their propensity to reduce consumption (an excellent example of rewriting the question as the answer :).

Expert: Movie Based on a Bill O'Reilly Book Is More Accurate Than.

Mother Jones

Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Study.

Gaza produce on the menu at swanky American event in Jerusalem

Green Prophet

million worth of agricultural produce outside Gaza annually; most of it to markets in Israel. million inhabitants. sources. Blome

California builds first farm-to-table new home community

Green Prophet

The farm will be 7.4 acres and will include a teaching center for sustainable farming. Some 547 new homes have been built around the farm. Hear, hear.

Bill Clinton tells Brazil “Biofuels produced at the expense of tropical forests are no victory”

Green (Living) Review

This is indeed a most valuable point that President Clinton raised there and one that all nations that look at biofuels must consider, now just those that produce the stuff. That land we should use to produce food for people to eat and not fuel for cars and truck. That's what you have to answer.” The gods help us!

Michigan Hospital Grows its Own Organic Produce On The Roof

Celsias

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital in Michigan has launched an organic greenhouse and uses the resultant crops in patients’ meals.

Germany introduces a legal definition for vegan labelling

Eccorazzi

For example, some producers may be required to reformulate their products if they want them sold in Germany. News Sticky

"Environmentalists Say" — Sightline Daily - Northwest News that.

Sightline Daily

For example, check out this King 5 segment on the phase-out of coal at the TransAlta plant in Centralia, Washington. Heres the opening line: It produces 12 percent of the states electricity, but environmentalists call it Washingtons largest single source of pollution. The plant does not, in fact, produce 12 percent of WAs power.

How do Birds get their Color?

10,000 Birds

And the ways in which these two fundamental ingredients are added to the color cooking pot are what produces the final colors that we see.

Stop arguing with me--it's a scientific fact that I am smarter

Environmental Economics

For example, researchers at Stockholm’s Karolinska Institutet found that drummers who kept a tighter rhythm also scored better on a 60-question intelligence test. Going further than simple intelligence, Oxford University found that drummers produced a “natural high” when playing together, which heightened both pain and happiness thresholds.

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When Can Sustainability Drive Business Growth?

Nature Conservancy - Science

With these examples and more, there is increasing evidence that sustainability can be a driver of business growth. Related Articles.

5 Ways To Green Your School

Green Home Blog

tend to be low (for example, 16.5% of the trash produced in New York City is recycled, but the recycling rate in schools is only 9.5%).

Energy Sprawl is the Largest Driver of Land Use Change in the U.S.

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, mountain tops and rangelands are increasingly explored for their wind energy potential and deserts are attracting solar development.

Crazy invasive jewelry harvests energy from the human body

Green Prophet

Appropriately called Energy Addicts, the project explores the numerous sources of energy the human body produces and then seeks to exploit them.

The Relevance Imperative in Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

It can help protect drinking water, for example. For example, we may work to restore a forested watershed to enhance habitat for key species.

Food Incubator in Halifax Highlights Vegan Teamwork

Eccorazzi

Cover photo from Metro News. Sometimes, all it takes is a little help to get a vegan business off the ground. News Sticky

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Green New Year’s Resolution #2 – Eat Organic and Local

Green Home Blog

And these chemicals don’t just stay in the environment: for example, the non-profit Environmental Working Group found pesticide residue on 97% of all the grocery store apples they sampled.  . Meat production has also become heavily concentrated: in 2010, ten companies produced 90% of the poultry eaten in the U.S.

Plants give biofeedback to optimize their own light levels in hydroponics

Green Prophet

Controlled environment agriculture is rapidly becoming an important part of the global food system.

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Video Games Could Save the Environment

Green Home Blog

classic example would be WoW, or World of Warcraft , played by more than 10 million subscribers in 2012. Video games are fun. Coincidence?

Qatar Solar Buys into Germany’s SolarWorld

Green Prophet

small emirate bordering Saudi Arabia and the world’s third highest producer of natural gas, Qatar has good reason to see SolarWorld AG succeed.

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A Guide to Shopping Organic

Green Home Blog

When a food item is labeled as organic that means it was produced using environmentally responsible farming techniques. In short: yes.

Winter Bird Feeding: Good or Bad for Birds?

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, the overwinter survival of birds is enhanced by bird feeding. A downy woodpecker at a winter bird feeder. Black-capped chickadee.

The Fractal Wonders of Cern—Searching for the Elusive Higgs Boson.

The Alien Next Door

magnetic field produced in the detector causes the particles to travel in spirals, allowing charge and momentum to be measured. Cool, eh?

Teaching environmental policy to MBAs with Veconlab

Environmental Economics

Students play the role of producers who require a fuel input and an emissions permit for production. Here is the abstract from Mandell et al.

From Davos: This Idea Could Transform Global Food Systems

Conservancy Talk

The idea is simple: healthy soils produce higher yields. For example, healthy soils reduce nutrient runoff into waterways. Mark R.

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Going Wild in the Backyard

Green Home Blog

Going Wild in the Backyard. By: Sue Moore. Turn your backyard into a wildlife refuge! And there is some plain common sense advice as well.

UN: Innovation needed to feed people of the future

Green Prophet

The level of production is projected to be dependent on policies in major producing countries. Commodity Highlights. Outlook for Brazil.

Rooms rotate with the push of a button in this extraordinary Iranian house

Green Prophet

Take the extraordinary Sharifi House by next office. This is great for summer months when the residents are feeling open and transparent.

Concentration, Confrontation, Collaboration: The Future of Sustainable Hydropower

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, we compared 30 different configurations of how hydropower could be developed in Mexico’s Coatzacoalcos River basin. Concentration.

The Promise and Peril of Wild Seed Harvesting

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, longer-lived species fare well under frequent harvest. But at what cost? Related Articles. Follow the Cow that Follows the Burn.

3D-printing with living organisms – snack of tomorrow?

Green Prophet

Rutzerveld wanted to create lab-produced food that was healthy, natural, and tasty. You can really see that it’s natural.

The Case For and Against Ethanol

Green Home Blog

And on a truly dystopic note, an American pork producer has cited high U.S. corn crop for fuel. Bush, is a stepped plan, requiring 7.5

What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

Green Home Blog

For example, the U.S. produces 176,000 metric tons of CO 2  per person, enough to make us the country with the second-largest carbon footprint in the world. Seventy percent of electricity is produced by burning fossil fuels, so the less energy you use in your home the smaller you can make your carbon footprint. million cars!

All the World’s Carbon Pricing Systems in One Animated Map

Sightline Daily

For example, California’s price is currently around $13 per ton, and British Columbia’s price is currently around $28. Why, yes. Wrong question.

Fast and Frugal Tips for Greener Living This Winter

Environmental News Network

And though there is a need to conserve energy that produces heat at home, it doesn’t mean that you should just endure the cold, cold winter.