Examples of Eco-Friendly Glass Countertops

Green Furniture Home Design

Aside from being a recyclable product, glass is finding its way into many homes now as a countertop material for a number of reasons beyond its inate eco-friendliness! There are a lot of pros to using glass – some of which you may not even realize!

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Examples of Cool Office Wall Art

Green Furniture Home Design

Life in a dull drab cubicle at work is certainly very boring. A boring cubicle leads to less efficient work day. Even a dull work space in a home office could benefit from some cool work space wall art. Envision your wall in the work space. Think of it as a bare canvas. Let your imagination go wild.

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The Most Beautiful Example of Unconditional Love. {Video}

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“When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.” ? Mitch Albom, For One More Day I remember the first time I looked into my Mother’s eyes, and saw her most beautiful spirit. The way she smiled back to me, made me feel as [.].

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"Follow the Plastic Bag Example, Nudge Polluters to Pay"

Environmental Economics

Gernot Wagner (cross-posted from EDF Voices ): Nudge is the best kind of book. It presents the type of head-slappingly obvious solutions to public policy problems that make you wonder why you needed a book to tell you about them in the first place.

Daily Demand and Supply: Classic Example of Competition--Oil?

Environmental Economics

For 27 years in my graduate energy seminar, I’ve struggled to convince bright master’s and PhD students that oil prices might actually result from competition rather than a price-fixing conspiracy of oil companies and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries cartel. But this year, my task was easier. via www.theglobeandmail.com. I'm teaching principles of micro in the Spring. I wanted to get this one in the Daily Demand and Supply file so I don;t forget it

Another example of natural resource firms response to endangered species listings

Environmental Economics

And theses ensue: Now, federal officials are weighing putting [the sage grouse] on the endangered species list — setting off a mad scramble among the unlikeliest of allies to save the bird and avoid disrupting the nation’s enormous growth in energy production. With a range stretching over more than 165 million resource-rich acres across 11 states, the grouse is at the center of one of the country’s most important struggles: to balance the demand for energy against the needs of nature.

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5 Examples of Meaningful Travel. ~ Amy Angelilli

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I like to travel responsibly and I support sustainable travel. I’m also a fan of voluntourism and educational travel. But, for the sake of easy conversation, I need one word that someone can embrace at happy hour or while slipping their shoes on after a yoga class.

Ben Affleck Sets Charitable Example For Kids

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His third child with wife Jennifer Garner is expected to arrive within weeks and Ben Affleck has set some charitable goals for all his little ones. Read More. Causes News People Top News ben affleck

A good example of why we need ecosystem services valuation

Environmental Economics

Off-shore windfarms versus rare birds.who should win

An example where benefit-cost analysis may have mattered

Environmental Economics

Here is a great case study for your classes: The full retreat on the smog standard was the first and most important environmental decision of the presidential campaign season that is now fully under way.

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4 Everyday Ways to Make Sustainability the Rule instead of the Exception.

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Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green Right Livelihood effecting change Environmentalism family For Children global climate chane going green green influencing policy pollution recycling Science setting an exampleMy focus on the environment and sustainability started with my father.

An cautionary example of why policies (good or bad) are difficult to remove once implemented

Environmental Economics

The new flood insurance rules, which went into effect on Oct. 1, are intended to make the deeply indebted NFIP solvent by no longer charging government-subsidized rates on homes in flood-prone areas. The hikes will affect about 20 percent of the 5.5

An example of where blogging and research are complements

Environmental Economics

Joshua Gans: The other day, Paul Krugman wrote about the reduced relevance of formal academic publication given the nature of web distribution and discourse. It just so happens that today marks the completion of a personal story of mine that illustrates how blog discussion can lead to published academic research.

Feeling Guilty? 7 Examples of Misplaced Guilt.

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It’s nice to know that I am not the only one who feels guilty for things I''ve never done.

Env-Econ 101 Example of the Day: Externalities

Environmental Economics

Male mice who are exposed in the womb to bisphenol A, or BPA, a chemical compound found in some hard plastics and can linings, appear to be less masculine and less attractive to females once they mature, raising the possibility that the controversial chemical could subtly affect boys in similar ways. via www.cnn.com. Well, that explains my high school years

‘Vampire Diaries’ Star Nina Dobrev: Vegetarian Fail or Good Example?

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We know how committed “Vampire Diaries&# star Ian Somerhalder is to the environment and animal rights: he has fought to save the rainforest and spoken out about sled dog cruelty.

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Daily Demand and Supply: A tax example

Environmental Economics

Here's a good example : Customers at most stores in Baltimore would have to pay 10 cents for almost every bag they accept — whether paper or plastic — under legislation headed to the City Council for a vote next week. The standard market-based solution to reducing unwanted behavior is to place a tax on the unwanted behavior, causing people to want to do the unwanted stuff less (that's the law of demand).

Great Examples of Rustic Wall Art

Green Furniture Home Design

There are many ways that a person can decorate the home using rustic wall art. The options are limitless as to what will be found in this kind of folk art. One may want to start with wallpaper that has different animals such as horses and roosters. These can also be found in stickers.

AMERICAN ECOVILLAGES? THEY EXIST AND HERE’S 5 EXCITING EXAMPLES

Green (Living) Review

Have you ever thought about getting away from it all and moving to an ecovillage? What’s an ecovillage you ask? Ecovillages are communities whose inhabitants seek to live according to ecological principles, causing as little impact on the environment as possible.

Pictorial Example of the Day: Outlier

Environmental Economics

Agroecology is Working – But We Need Examples to Inspire Others

Green (Living) Review

But we do have emerging examples of food and agriculture systems that are capable of sustaining, stabilizing and improving yields, preserving the environment, providing decent employment and secure livelihoods, and delivering diverse, nutrient-rich foods – in the places where they are needed most.

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

A Different Example of Love. {Poem}

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Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Literary Journal Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) change different example example of love family For Children happiness health wellness leaving love poem poetry relationships stayingHow do we know when it’s over? When it’s done—when we can no longer pretend?

Examples of Modern and Sexy Four-Poster Canopy Beds

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Be sure to check out way more pictures and examples by clicking the button! When I was younger, I always imagined myself one day having a princess-like four poster bed in my room – right out of a fairy tale!

Examples of Romantic and Sexy Bedrooms

Green Furniture Home Design

With the wide variety of room designs many have opted for romantic design styles. With a warm romantic design you have a large variation of options and can easily find accessories and colors that are to your liking. When choosing a design and accessories for this kind of look, start with wall color.

Gorgeous Examples of Zen Home Design

Green Furniture Home Design

Design. A home is one’s paradise. Zen home design combines architecture and therapeutic design to promote tranquility. Use of open ventilated spaces, curvature design, and fine wood materials changes the dynamics of your house. The idea is to mix the outdoors with the indoors.

Daily Demand and Supply: Supporting evidence for the standard minimum wage example

Environmental Economics

The simple minimum wage example in a principles of microeconomics goes something like this:  If the minimum price of labor (wage) is set above the existing equilibrium wage in the market for labor, the result will be a decrease in the quantity demanded for labor (hiring), and an increase in the quantity supplied of labor (more people want to work at higher wages).

Examples of Ambient, Task and Accent Lighting

Green Furniture Home Design

One lighting fixture is not sufficient for any room. Different tasks and activities go on in each room, making it essential that you include a variety of lighting options to accommodate those activities.

Classroom Coase Example of the Day

Environmental Economics

Brian Gardner saw the pointy green shoots sneaking into his yard from the neighbor’s. He’ll take care of them when he returns from Florida, he told himself. Two weeks later, he came home to Park Boulevard in Worthington to find a stand of bamboo 10 feet high on his side of the fence. “It It grows a foot a day,” Gardner said. You can actually watch it grow.”. The shoots came from next door, where bamboo canes 15 feet tall take up a third of Tena and Tom Singley’s backyard on Loveman Avenue.

A nutty demand and supply example

Environmental Economics

Groan, I know, but use this one if you are tired of those Florida freeze examples: A rare collision of ill-timed rain, marauding animals and a growing love affair between the Chinese middle class and the pecan has resulted in the worst pecan supply in recent memory. Last year, for example, Texas produced about 65 million pounds of pecans, said Larry Stein, a professor of horticulture at Texas A&M University.

A 'comical' example of the potential impacts of climate change

Environmental Economics

Was Syria's civil war sparked by climate change?    Some think so. HT: David Zetland via FB

Daily Demand and Supply: A simple example

Environmental Economics

"Corn is a major input for retail food," he said. "Corn "Corn is used to make feed for all the animals in our food supply chain. As this drought reduces the harvest of corn, that would drive up the price of feed for animals and then in turn meat products." " via news.blogs.cnn.com. A decrease in the supply of inputs increases input prices which in turn increases the cost (decreases the supply) of outputs which increases output prices

Vaccinations: A classic externality example with new support

Environmental Economics

When I begin to discuss externalities in my Principles of Economics and my Environmental Economics classes, I usually use vaccinations as an example of a positive consumption externality. The economic issue of vaccination is not so much whether you are preventing illness in your own child by having him or her vaccinated, but rather are you taking into account the full social costs of not getting vaccinated when choosing whehter to vaccinate your own child.

An example of why environmental valuation is needed

Environmental Economics

This is an example of why environmentalists and efficiency advocates should think that environmental valuation is needed. The headline says "mountaintop removal for coal hurts water quality and harms fish." " Well, we knew that. Luckily, the article actually gives an idea of the magnitude: In West Virginia’s Appalachian mountains, fish are vanishing. The number of species has fallen, the populations of those that remain are down, and some individual fish look a little skinny.

Reactionary Policy Example of the Day

Environmental Economics

The first legislation has been proposed to ban private ownership of exotic animals in the wake of Tuesday’s release of 56 animals in Zanesville. At the same time, an online petition started by an Ohio University student calling for the ban of exotic animal ownership in Ohio has racked up more than 43,000 signatures in less than 48 hours. State Rep. Debbie Phillips, D-Athens, said today she will introduce a bill in the Ohio House shortly that would mirror an executive order issued by former Gov.

Daily Demand and Supply: An easy example

Environmental Economics

Hot weather means increased demand for air conditioning which means increased demand for electricity which means a demand shift which means higher prices. That's it. Power demand for Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc, or ERCOT, which runs the power grid for most of the state, hit three consecutive records this week as Texans cranked up air conditioners to escape one of the hottest summers on record. With record-breaking demand came record-breaking prices.

Is that Fat, Happy Guy the Buddha?

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) be content Bodhisattva Buddha buddha with belly buddhism buddhist statues example fat buddha hotei laughing buddha smiling buddha who is hotei who is the laughing statue Is the statue pictured above the Buddha?

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The 30-Year-Old Sweatshirt: Why Fashion should be Made to Last.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) fast fashion is not eco or moral fighting back serve as example sustainable fashionIt’s not a crime to wear the same outfit time after time. It’s the only way to take a stand against the culture of throwaway fashion that is becoming so prevalent.

An example of the dangers of an unregulated extractive monopoly

Environmental Economics

From the New York Times : For seven decades, Pemex, Mexico’s state-owned oil monopoly and a mainstay of the government’s revenue, regulated itself — which is a polite way of saying it could do pretty much as it pleased. The Mexican government relies on Pemex oil revenue from wells like these in Veracruz for as much as 40 percent of its budget.

An example of existence (i.e., non-use, passive use) value

Environmental Economics

They found a pair of bald eagles near the site of a new Ohio River bridge east of Louisville: Among the measures being considered is avoiding tree removal in the immediate vicinity at any time, and protecting a wider area during the nesting season, [Kate Heyden, a biologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife] said.