Mon.Jan 28, 2013

7 Tips for Beautiful Skin (Hint: Go Vegan)

Eccorazzi

By Shubhra Krishan, Care2.com While good genes do play a part in determining how our skin looks, it is really nurture that makes all the difference. Those who pay attention to Read More The post 7 Tips for Beautiful Skin (Hint: Go Vegan) appeared first on Ecorazzi. Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News

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Vote to Send the First Egyptian to Space!

Green Prophet

Omar Samra was the first Egyptian to summit Mt. Everest in 2007 and now he is hoping to be the first Egyptian man in space!

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Well Dressed: Livia Firth’s Eco Age and the Observer Honor Stylish, Sustainable Fashion

Eco Chic

Sustainable style guru and Eco-Chick Heroine for the Planet Livia Firth will have a hand in choosing the Observer Ethical Awards ‘ first sustainable fashion champion for 2013!

Recycling: The great get out

Green (Living) Review

Recyclability is feeding consumption by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The very fact that so many products can, now, be recycled is, paradoxically, feeding consumption. Buying recyclable and recycled has become the “in thing” and is giving people a false sense of making a sustainable choice. The truth, however, is that tossing a recyclable product out when replacing it with a new one is almost as unsustainable as the way it was before.

Env-Econ Recent Relevant Research Review (EERRRR)

Environmental Economics

In a recent piece in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, a bunch of authors (with complicated names)* show that asking survey respondents to swear a blood oath, or swearing on their mother's grave, or giving a pinky promise, or something like that, will increase the likelihood the respondent will tell the truth in hypothetical valuation situations.    This is good news for all the mothers out there. Here's the abstract.

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Another Bangladesh Factory Fire: This is Fast Fashion

Eco Chic

Seven workers were killed — all women — and more than 15 injured on Saturday following a fire in a garment factory in Mohammadpur in the western part of Dhaka City, Bangladesh.

Sarah Silverman Support Galapagos Solar Funding

Celsias

Online crowd funding is being harnessed to build a solar power field and bring solar energy to the Galápagos, helping to wean the iconic islands off of the need to burn diesel fuel for electricity.

Quote of the Day: A simpler way of saying the demand for air travel is inelastic

Environmental Economics

“I don’t get why opposition is so fierce given that this is relatively straightforward and the cost is typically low and passed on to passengers.”. via www.nytimes.com.

I and the Bird: What is a Raven?

10,000 Birds

Knowledgeable nature lovers might be wondering why everyone in the Western world seems to be talking about the corvids we’ve always known were the coolest around. But when the Baltimore Ravens are set to play in Super Bowl XLVII, suddenly everyone loves ravens.

"Not Cool Robert Frost"

Environmental Economics

Just thought this was awesome so I had to share

Human Propelled Energy: Right Under Our Nose

Green Home Blog

Human Propelled Energy: Right Under Our Nose. Although humans still struggle to create, embrace and utilize clean energy it remains an uphill battle when special interest groups worry more about the bottom line than the health of our planet.

Being uncritical and a bit dim, I found the cartoon funny!

Environmental Economics

Adaptation is not a panacea: The NY Times has some talented people on payroll.   Brian McFadden creates great cartoons. Below, I reproduce one from today and critique the substance of his cartoon.   Similar to others at the NY Times, he needs to consult his econ 101 notes.

Music Monday: Caravan Palace

Wend Magazine

This Music Monday’s feature is the Paris-based French Electroswing / Gypsy Jazz group Caravan Palace. I discovered this group last winter, and they’ve been a steady go-to on my evening party playlist ever since.

Drink your Way To Health and Wellness with a Free Bottle of Nopalea

Hug a Tree with Me

Brought to us by TriVita is the concentrated superfruit wellness drink called Nopalea. Nopalea is a natural formula made with the inners of the Nopal Cactus plant. This drink comes with extreme health benefits that include the ability to detoxify internal toxic build up. Reduce inflammation, reversing signs of age and enhancing cellular structure.

India and Solar's New Normal - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

The Bloomberg Cleantech numbers for 2012 are in and the story is one we're by now familiar with -- small solar is a big deal. Despite a slight dip in overall clean tech investment, solar continues to dominate and the

Fifty Shades of Laptop Dancing. ~ Carolyn Riker | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

She's sleek, nimble, sassy and divine. She titillates the cortex of intelligent prose as energy pulsates from her thin design

Iowa Activists Push Country Beyond Big Coal Milestone - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Last week, the Sierra Club and anybody who loves clean air celebrated a milestone after a landmark settlement in Iowa pushed the total amount of coal generation retired since 2010 in the U.S. to more than 50000 megawatts

Jerusalem Pulls Off Israel’s No Pants Light Rail Ride

Green Prophet

A few thousand New Yorkers stripping down to their Calvin Kleins in January.but how’s that behavior fly in a Middle Eastern city with a penchant for modesty?

For the Super Bowl: Kale Guacamole Recipe

Eccorazzi

Avocadoes are a bit deal in my kitchen, and guacamole is a typical way for me to enjoy them. Read More The post For the Super Bowl: Kale Guacamole Recipe appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan

Jerusalem Pulls Off Israel’s “No Pants” Light Rail Ride

Green Prophet

A few thousand New Yorkers stripping down to their Calvin Kleins in January.but how’s that behavior fly in a Middle Eastern city with a penchant for modesty?

Anne Hathaway Wins SAG Award, Wears Vegan Jimmy Choo Shoes

Eccorazzi

Last night Hathaway accepted her SAG award for her performance as Fantine in "Les Mis" while wearing adorable peep toe Jimmy Choo shoes. Made vegan just for her. Read More The post Anne Hathaway Wins SAG Award, Wears Vegan Jimmy Choo Shoes appeared first on Ecorazzi.

The Secret Funding of Climate Deniers - The Independent Lifts the Lid

Celsias

The Independent has gone digging into a secretive funding organisation in the United States has emerged as a major operator in the climate "counter movement" to undermine the science of climate change.

Michael Bloomberg Revealed as Billion Dollar Donor to John Hopkins

Eccorazzi

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has finally been revealed as the anonymous donor that over four decades has transformed the education landscape of his alma mater John Hopkins University.

Flame Retardant in Gatorade to be Removed!

Living In a Toxic World

Who knew?!! There's Flame Retardant In My Gatorade?! Check out the Organic Grocery List or Book Store

Ashton Kutcher Hospitalized While Trying Steve Jobs’ Diet

Eccorazzi

Ashton Kutcher became ill after attempting Steve Jobs' fruitarian diet in preparation for 'jOBS' movie role. Read More The post Ashton Kutcher Hospitalized While Trying Steve Jobs’ Diet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan ashton kutcher steve jobs

The SAG Awards Vegan Dish Basically Ruined Mayim Bialik’s Evening

Eccorazzi

Remember last week when Portlandia spoofed on the power of raw vegan food to sometimes make us all feel a bit bloated? Yea, well, during the SAG Awards last night, Read More The post The SAG Awards Vegan Dish Basically Ruined Mayim Bialik’s Evening appeared first on Ecorazzi. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News Vegan Mayim Bialik

No Animal on Paul McCartney’s Sheep Farm Goes to Slaughter

Eccorazzi

on Paul McCartney's Scottish sheep farm, the animals don't have to worry. The wooly creatures get to live out their lives on the farm whether they produce good quality wool or not. Read More The post No Animal on Paul McCartney’s Sheep Farm Goes to Slaughter appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Fashion News Top News paul mccartney