Mon.Nov 19, 2012

DYK, There is Lead in Christmas Lights?

Green Home Blog

DYK, There is Lead in Christmas Lights? News media company CNN recently completed a study which shows that four ordinary brands of Christmas lights exhibit lead levels that are high enough to present a danger to children.

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German Birding Blitz

10,000 Birds

Andy Avram is a lifelong resident of northeastern Ohio, just east of Cleveland. From the time he can remember, every camping, hiking, or simple trip outside was focused on finding wildlife with herps, mammals, birds and native fish as his primary interests.

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British Leeks - 2012 Season Launches

Green (Living) Review

Shop Seasonally for Great Flavor and Budget Beating Recipes The new British leek season is here (November-April).

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Red Crossbills at Jones Beach State Park, Long Island, New York

10,000 Birds

Red Crossbills are the more difficult of the two North American crossbills to find. At least, that is what anecdotal evidence tells me and nothing is more accurate than anecdotal evidence, right? Right.

"The Nuts and Bolts of California’s First Greenhouse Gas Auction"

Environmental Economics

EDF : Following today’s California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) board meeting , the next major milestone in California’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is on November 14 th , when California will hold the first auction of carbon allowances for the Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32) cap-and-trade program. EDF has closely followed the steps CARB has taken to prepare, including participating in their successful “practice auction” this past August. 

Guest Post - Boxes: Why Greener is Cheaper

Hug a Tree with Me

At the moment most people are trying to do little bits and pieces to help try and save the environment.

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UK’s first zero-packaging grocery shop returns to East London with a new café

Green (Living) Review

Unpackaged, a model of sustainable city living, joins forces with talented chef to launch ambitious new site in Hackney in December Unpackaged, the unique Islington-based grocery shop where customers bring their own containers to re-fill with everything from olive oil to washing up liquid, is expanding to a larger site and launching its first café, which will be offering seasonal and local food in the best Unpackaged's tradition.

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DIY – How to Shorten Your Blinds

Green Furniture Home Design

Blinds are a great asset for your home. Not only do they look fantastic, but they can also keep out unwanted sunlight effectively lowing the cost of your air conditioning bill. That being said, if you’ve ever been in the situation of needing to shorten your blinds, you also know that blinds can sometimes pose challenges. Fortunately, shortening your blinds doesn’t have to be such a hassle. The following steps will walk you through shortening your blinds.

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Perhaps the worst associate-editor-trying-to-find-a-referee experience yet

Environmental Economics

Perhaps. From the inbox: > > Could you please provide me an update regarding the status of our > manuscript submitted to JEMA on July 19th? > > My reply: I finally found a second referee on November 6. This was after invited [sic] 13 other individuals to referee your paper. 7 of these declined the invitation for various reasons and 6 never bothered to respond to the invitation after a week and were uninvited. I hope to have a decision for you before the end of the year.

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Hard-up drivers desperate to save money on fuel – but have no idea what they pay for it

Green (Living) Review

Enthusiasm about cutting costs loses out to love of speed, research finds Hard-up English motorists are desperate to save money on fuel – but don’t even know how much it costs, a survey released today has found. Research for the Energy Saving Trust’s Fuel Your Passion campaign found almost three-quarters (71 per cent) of drivers do not know the average price of a liter of unleaded – but nine in ten admit shopping around to find cheaper fuel.

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Obama's Best Chance to Lead on Climate: Reject Keystone XL.

Sierra Club Compass

Yesterday was truly inspiring ? one week after President Obama was handily re-elected to the Presidency, and one year after he delayed a final decision on the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, I joined 3000

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‘Solar Mama’ – A Film About Jordan’s Solar Women

Green Prophet

‘Rafea – Solar Mama’ marks a young mother’s battle to bring solar power to her village in the deserts of Jordan. Green films have been making a real splash across the region right now.

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Seth MacFarlane Happy Animal Deaths on ‘The Hobbit’ Exposed

Eccorazzi

No one can accuse "The Family Guy" creator, Seth MacFarlane, for abusing animals on set. Read More The post Seth MacFarlane Happy Animal Deaths on ‘The Hobbit’ Exposed appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Entertainment Film/TV News Top News seth macfarlane

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“Seeding” Clouds Produces 20% More Rain in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Water scarcity is not a new dilemma in the Middle East, but as populations grow, desertification spreads and temperatures creep higher, leaders in the region are understandably concerned for the future.

‘The Hobbit’ Responsible for 27 Animal Deaths

Eccorazzi

Around 27 animals are now dead thanks to horrific living conditions, during the filming of Peter Jackson's new movie, 'The Hobbit. Read More The post ‘The Hobbit’ Responsible for 27 Animal Deaths appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Entertainment Film/TV News Top News peter jackson

Meet Uttar Pradesh, India's Next Distributed Solar Hotbed - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Much attention has been paid to the distributed clean energy revolution brewing in Bihar. But for all the hype generated by Minister Kumar, what's happening next door in Uttar Pradesh may be even more exciting. The state is

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Steve-O Narrates Touching Farm Sanctuary Short Film

Eccorazzi

Merry pankster, comedian, and unwavering vegan/animal activist Steve-O has quietly launched a new video for Farm Sanctuary called “What Came Before.” ” The touching film, which follows the lives of three Read More The post Steve-O Narrates Touching Farm Sanctuary Short Film appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News steve-o

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Turkey Closes New Onshore Oil Well Near Cypriot Village After Water Turns Black

Green Prophet

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz walks to the podium to speak during a ceremony marking the start of exploratory oil and gas drilling by Turkey in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot northern half of Cyprus, near Singrasi village, in April.

11 Gluten-Free Grains for Better Health

Eccorazzi

Some wonderful alternatives for those suffering from a gluten sensitivity or looking to improve overall health. Read More The post 11 Gluten-Free Grains for Better Health appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News

6 Easy Ways to Have a Greener Kitchen

Green Living Ideas

Morning shows are fun, but they are kind of rough on a Monday morning! I have a new respect for all those morning show professionals who do it 5 days a week! We had a great time with Ebru Today talking about getting greener in the kitchen.

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The New York Times Is a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Goldmine

Eccorazzi

From roasted sweet potato with fresh figs to stuffed acorn squash, the Times has got you covered. Read More The post The New York Times Is a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Goldmine appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan Vegetarian

Video: Suzanne Rae’s F/W 2012 Collection Set to Brilliant New York City

Eco Chic

Passionate, complex and mythical are some women might describe themselves, and it’s that attitude that designer Suzanne Rae captures in her Fall/Winter 2012 collection (see our take on the runway presentation here ).

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Thanksgiving Recipe: Raw Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

Eccorazzi

If you’d like to tempt your tastebuds with a raw recipe for a change, try this creamy, dreamy Pumpkin Cheesecake for an after dinner bliss pie. Read More The post Thanksgiving Recipe: Raw Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan

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Germany's Clean Energy Solutions - Chapter 2

Celsias

This is Chapter 2 of Osha Gray Davidson's book a six-part series on Germany's remarkable clean break with coal, oil and nuclear energy. Click here for Chapter 1. Or read it all now as a Kindle Single ebook on Amazon for 99 cents.

Designer David Peck’s Eco-Friendly CrOp Collection

Eccorazzi

Peck chooses every item — from organic fabric to low impact dye to fair trade fibers — with care. Read More The post Designer David Peck’s Eco-Friendly CrOp Collection appeared first on Ecorazzi. Fashion Lifestyle News Top News david peck

Extreme Recycling

Celsias

A San Luis Obispo, California company called From War to Peace is recycling materials from disarmed nuclear weapon systems and creating stunning jewelry and accessories from a remarkable alloy they call "Peace Bronze.".

J.K Rowling’s ‘Beedle’ Becomes Charitable eBook

Eccorazzi

Rowling has been stepping up her charity efforts; most recently announcing a $16M donation to Edinburgh University to fund a clinic for multiple sclerosis and neurodegenerative disease – and Read More The post J.K Rowling’s ‘Beedle’ Becomes Charitable eBook appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Entertainment News People Pop Culture Top News jk rowling

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Jason Mraz to Make History in Myanmar

Eccorazzi

Jason Mraz has announced that he will headline a free outdoor concert next month in Myanmar to raise awareness about human trafficking. Read More The post Jason Mraz to Make History in Myanmar appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Music News People Top News jason mraz

Wendy Williams’ Nude PETA Ad Coming Soon

Eccorazzi

Wendy Williams, the successful daytime talkshow host often regarded as “the next Oprah” is reportedly set to make her nude debut with PETA. The 48-year-old will appear as part of Read More The post Wendy Williams’ Nude PETA Ad Coming Soon appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News wendy williams

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