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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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.

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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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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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.

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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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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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.

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

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.

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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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

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.

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

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

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).

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.

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.

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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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.

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?

Now that’s impact! Investors get primer on Impact Investing in Israel

Green Prophet

There is a new investment trend in town and it’s called Impact Investing. While the East and West Coasts of America are already familiar with the term Impact Investing, the Middle East is not. But you know some Impact companies already: Tom’s Shoes.

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.

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

Levi's Care to Air Contest – Reducing Our Impact One Clothespin at.

The Green Samaritan

Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe Levi’s Care to Air Contest – Reducing Our Impact One Clothespin at a Time June 7, 2010 Levi Strauss & Co.

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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.

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.

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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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

A Low impact Woodland Home

Green Earth Journey

You HAVE TO SEE THIS! CLICK HERE

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Estimated impact of October 2013's St Jude storm

Green (Living) Review

2013 156

The Eco-Impact of Clothing – Voices from The Green Moms Carnival

The Green Samaritan

Tagged as: bamboo clothing , Big Green Purse , Diane MacEachren , eco-clothing , eco-impact of clothing , Green Moms Carnival , vintage shopping [link] Lynn from Organicmania Thanks so much for linking to the carnival, Jeanne!

2010 141

Blue Carbon, Cocoa Agroforestry, & Bioacoustics: Meet the The 2017 Science Impact Project Class

Nature Conservancy - Science

Conservation needs innovative science, but it also needs articulate scientists who can convey the full impact of their work to a wide variety of audiences. Ideas Research Science Impact Project

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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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Weird Weather = Climate Impacts

Sightline Daily

Flood, KConnors, Morguefile.com Another installment of the Yale/George Mason research project on American climate attitudes (pdf) is out. The latest report is focused on how Americans are connecting changes in weather to global warming. It’s based on a survey fielded in early April.

Palm oil and its impact on the environment

Green (Living) Review

Even greater impact has the race for vegetable oil derived bio-diesel and some countries now make a proportion of bio-diesel mandatory to be in “ordinary” diesel and thus too more and more palm oil is required, as that is the main source for the oil for the production of bio-diesel.

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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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“SLOWCIAL NETWORKING” HAS FAR MORE IMPACT THAN TWEETING, STUDY FINDS – Cards and letters have six times the impact of tweets

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Research for Clintons finds that a handwritten thank you letter or card has six times the impact of a thank you tweet. However, we must not just look at the economy as regards to cards and letters, whether for manufacturers of such cards, retailers or the postal service but at the impact that cards and letters actually have on connectedness with friends and family, especially on the side of the recipient.

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Facing serious climate impacts, some Muslims put their faith in going green

Green (Living) Review

You can read more of their comics exploring the impacts of climate change here. By Audrey Quinn and Lucy Bellwood This comic was produced by Years of Living Dangerously and Symbolia Magazine. Read more: [link

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Impact Journalism Day: Global Indigenous youth taking the planet in their hands

Green (Living) Review

t was 2009 and a severe storm had battered Kingscliff, her home on the east coast of Australia. Several metres of beach and dune disappeared, while cranes were needed to shift whole buildings back to save them from the water's edge.

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