Bitcoin's impact on the Planet

Green (Living) Review

What it, however, does show is what impact online activities doe have on the global power consumption and it also shows how, in so many levels, we have to change the way that we use, or better consume, power, often unnecessarily.

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Energy-Efficient Products With Real Impact

Living Green & Saving Energy

Energy-efficiency is a hot topic and with all the clamoring voices out there, it can be hard to discern the wisest investment for an energy-efficient home. By using the suggestions below, you’ll use less and save more than ever before.

Impact of Plastic Bags on the Environment

Greentumble

One of the most significant and globally impacting effects of plastic bags is how they are made. The scary part about the greenhouse effect is even a small change in earth’s temperature, 1-2 degrees Celsius, can have huge impacts around the world.

Environmental Impact Of Contrails

Green Living Tips

Contrails aren't just a form of visual pollution to some; they are also thought to have an impact on climate Contrail is short for condensation trail, a streak of artificial cloud made by jet aircraft engine exhaust; also known as a vapour trail.

Environmental Impacts of Air Pollution

Greentumble

Even plants and wild animals living in the distant ecosystems suffer greatly of the negative impacts of pollution. Keep on reading to learn more about the full scope of the environmental impacts of air pollution that are affecting our world on the daily basis.

The Cooler: PLoS ONE and the Panic Over Impact

Nature Conservancy - Science

What is “impact” for science, anyway? And could the ways we define “impact” explain why we have less of it than we think we should? That magnitude of Journal Impact Factor (JIF) decline would be enough to make most scholarly publishers man the life rafts.

Consultants for Ecological Impact Can Help Keep Your Business Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

Consultants for Ecological Impact Can Keep Your Business Green. Green News Consultants for Ecological Impact green business

Growth hacking with CROs for impact and ecological businesses

Green Prophet

What the world needs in impact driven ecological businesses is not just great founders and a CEO with a vision on how to create a world for the next 5 to 10 years. Impact and sustainable businesses are not charities.

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Chopsticks and their environmental impact

Green (Living) Review

For one thing, who really does think about and consider chopsticks and their environmental impact? So, let me reiterate that – one – all those chopsticks that are used and thrown have a serious environmental impact and – two – that you can use those to create your own BYOC sets.

On my reading list: "The Economic Impacts of Climate Change"

Environmental Economics

Abstract:  This article reviews the economic impacts of climate change and the policy implications of the results. Current estimates indicate that climate change will likely have a limited impact on the economy and human welfare in the twenty-first century. In fact, the initial impacts of climate change may well be positive. However, in the long run the negative impacts dominate the positive ones.

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Infographic Explains Environmental Impact of Surfing

Wend Magazine

With a goal of bringing attention to the environmental impact of surfing, Envirosurfer developed a detailed visual to explain the toxicity of surfing. The infographic shares the environmental impact of everything you count on to enjoy incredible waves.

What Impact Will Drones Have on Birds?

10,000 Birds

Taking up the pertinent question of how the newest form of recreational aviation technology affects avians is Liz Greene, who hails from the beautiful city of trees, Boise, Idaho. She’s a lover of all things geek and is happiest when cuddling with her dogs and catching up on the latest Marvel movies. You can follow her on Twitter @LizVGreene or dig deeper into her internal musings on InstantLo. This is Liz’s first contribution to 10,000 Birds.

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Mangroves Reduce Tsunami Impacts

Green (Living) Review

Koh Hock Lye and colleagues at the DRN developed a tsunami simulation model to investigate the role of coastal vegetation in reducing the impact of such events.

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Dirt bike environmental impact

Green Living Tips

Recreational motorbike riding in rural areas, forests, the outback and urban parks presents a multitude of issues that some riders either aren't aware of or choose to. ignore - and the problems are getting worse

Economic impact of climate change: 25% snark

Environmental Economics

the economic impact of the regulations. Krugman (with the snark deleted and one [substitution]): The U.S. Chamber of Commerce just came out with its [study of] Obama administration regulations on power plants. the Chamber wanted to. And I was eager to see. the numbers. The Chamber. outsourced the analysis. found. that dramatic action on greenhouse gases would have surprisingly small economic costs. The Chamber’s. headline is that regulations would cost the US economy $50.2

5 Impactful Strategies for Communicating Sustainability Online

Green Prophet

Get focused around making an impact with your message. Data is impactful. When you align your content with the goodwill of others, instead of casting blame on bad actors, you’ll achieve a more desired impact on delivering a sustainable future.

Beware 2-year Impact Factors

Environmental Economics

2011 Impact Factor  Journal of Financial Economics. In contrast, the multidisciplinary Journal of Environmental Management has a 2-year Impact Factor of 3.245, which would put it third on the list. The 5-year Impact factor of JEM is 3.161 while at JEEM it is 3.060 Elsevier has released theirs for economics journals. Here is the top 30: Journal title. 3.725. Journal of Accounting and Economics. 3.281. Economics and Human Biology. 2.722. Social Science & Medicine.

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Apparel Corporations Unite to Reduce Environmental Impact

Green Home Blog

Apparel Corporations Unite to Reduce Environmental Impact. A recent article by Christina Binkley in The Wall Street Journal reported on a new rating tool setup by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC).

Elsevier is releasing its 2013 journal impact factors

Environmental Economics

Here is how the 2 year impact factor is measured: The Journal Impact Factor is published each year by Thomson Reuters. The Impact Factor of journal J in the calendar year X is the number of citations received by J in X to any item published in J in (X-1) or (X-2), divided by the number of source items published in J in (X-1) or (X-2). Impact factors aren''t the best way to rank journals due to publication lags but this ranking seems to make sense.

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Impact of Industrial Robots in the Food and Agriculture Sector

Green Prophet

With automation recently changing how we carry out agriculture, industrial robots have had a great impact on the field. Some of the impacts include: 1. Increased Productivity. The impact Industrial robots have had on the Food and Agriculture sector goes beyond the above stated.

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Rechargeable and disposable batteries – the environmental impact

Green Living Tips

Rechargeable batteries are definitely better for the bank balance; but what about the environment? And where can they be recycled once they're worn out? Learn more in this article. articles & guides energy gadgets

How Blizzards and Extreme Cold Impact Birds

Nature Conservancy - Science

It is unlikely that the cold winter had any long-term impact on bird populations. Birds and other wildlife are well equipped to deal with cold and snow, as I’ve written in a previous blog. But extremely frigid temperatures and blizzards can tax even hardy wild survivors.

RFF: Carbon tax impact in Australia

Environmental Economics

Experts suggest that a greater emissions impact could be achieved if businesses believed that carbon pricing “was here to stay” and current carbon prices were increased. Check this out, mate: New data released last week by the Australian government show that electricity emissions have dropped 7.6 percent since the introduction of a carbon tax in July 2012.

Ever wonder how to read a Regulatory Impact Analysis?

Environmental Economics

Here you go: Consumer’s Guide to Regulatory Impact Analysis: Ten Tips for Being an Informed Policymaker. Consumer’s Guide to Regulatory Impact Analysis: Ten Tips for Being an Informed Policymaker. Regulatory impact analyses (RIAs) weigh the benefits of regulations against the burdens they impose and are invaluable tools for informing decision makers. Dudley, S., et al. 2017). Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 1-18. doi:10.1017/bca.2017.11. Abstract.

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Six Ways Impact Investing Is Transforming the Environmental Movement

Conservancy Talk

Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek. Impact capital is revolutionizing the nonprofit world—and conservation. Impact investing is a big topic of conversation this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Mark R.

Low Impact Natural Building in Nicaragua

Green (Living) Review

Liz Johndrow from Earthen Endeavors Natural Building is teaching communities in Nicaragua how to build sustainable and natural homes that have low carbon footprints whilst also working to empower local women.

Dishwashing detergent environmental impact

Green Living Tips

Washing dishes using certain types of dishwashing detergent can cause damage to the environment. Learn more about what to watch for and pick up some earth friendly washing up tips in this article

How Your Small Business Impacts Environmental and Economic Health

Living Green & Saving Energy

How Your Small Business Impacts Environmental and Economic Health. green business practices green work habits green business small business green practices

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Our Path to Impactful Change

Elephant Journal

I’ll also introduce myself by saying that I can’t deconstruct the creation of change without talking about love. And I can’t speak about how governments should be improved, without mentioning that we also must be able to threaten its very existence, not merely it’s reputation. And we shouldn’t defend the needed political and social lines […].

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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

To Impact Globally, Think Locally

Conservancy Talk

As I leave CityLab Paris , I take with me a week full of new ideas. The conference, hosted by The Atlantic , The Aspen Institute , and Bloomberg Philanthropies , brought together mayors, urban experts and business leaders from around the world.

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The paper cup and its environmental impact

Green (Living) Review

from other sources if you really want to reduce your impact when buying takeout coffee. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) And I do not even want to talk about the expanded polystyrene (Styrofoam) cup.

A Greener Cigarette? Reducing the Negative Impact of Smoking

Living Green & Saving Energy

Reducing the Negative Impact of Smoking. A Greener Cigarette? green products green technology better way to smoke green cigarette

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Political Calculations: The Economic Impact of Climate Change

Environmental Economics

I recommend you follow the link below but here is an excerpt with only the analysis cut out: How much can climate change impact the economy? No matter who you are or what your thoughts are about the topic of climate change , whether very well reasoned or not , this is a real question that real people need to be able to answer because the economy is where it will have a real impact on their lives. But how can you measure the economic impact of climate change?

Why self-reliance is so important as part of a secure, low-impact life

Green (Living) Review

I am Andy Reynolds, a long-term practitioner of low-impact living, smallholder, author, forester, teacher, carpenter, builder. I’ve been working with Lowimpact.org since the early noughties, and I’d like to share my philosophy on self-reliance with you.

2010 Impact Factors from Elsevier

Environmental Economics

Journal title 2010 Impact Factor. Journal Of Financial Economics. 3.810. Journal Of Environmental Economics And Management. 2.989. Journal of Accounting & Economics. 2.817. Social Science & Medicine. 2.742. Energy Economics. 2.449. Economics And Human Biology. 2.438. Journal Of Health Economics. 2.234. International Journal of Production Economics. 1.988. Journal Of Econometrics. 1.815. Journal Of International Economics. 1.788. Resource And Energy Economics. 1.778.

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Daily Demand and Supply: The impact of expectations

Environmental Economics

That bunch of bananas on your kitchen counter -- the ones that are a staple of your baby's diet and the linchpin of your breakfast -- could be wiped out within the next couple years.

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Estimated impact of October 2013's St Jude storm

Green (Living) Review

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10 Unexpected Impacts of Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

But a rapidly warming world means many other impacts, both large and small. Weed ecologist Lewis Ziska projects this impact by looking at how weeds fare in cities, where temperatures are already higher. Droughts. More severe and unpredictable storms. A decline in polar bears.

A Low impact Woodland Home

Green Earth Journey

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Woodland Trust raises potential impact of fracking on ancient woodland

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Woodland Trust Chief Executive cites the concerns the Trust has about fracking especially to ensure that ancient woodlands are protected Beccy Speight, Chief Executive of the Woodland Trust said: “The potential significant impact on ancient woodland caused by drilling and exploratory test wells for fracking, along with the associated infrastructure that may be needed to access and transport shale gas and oil, are of great concern.

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What Impact Does Creatine Have On Your Workout

Green Prophet

Creatine is one of the most popular athletic supplements in the world. But what most people may not realize is that whether you supplement your creatine intake or not, it’s also something that our bodies create naturally. What exactly is creatine?

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Call for Papers: Economic and Social Impacts of Stocking Cultured Fish

Environmental Economics

American Fisheries Society 145th Annual Meeting August 16 - 20, 2015 | Portland, OR Call for Papers (Deadline March 13) Economic and Social Impacts of Stocking Cultured Fish. The symposium will present information on the impacts of stocking hatchery reared fish.    Specifically, economic and social impacts will be discussed.    The symposium will try to address how hatchery stockings impact these benefits of angling.