Industry and industrial production in the new age

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I am going to play the Devil's Advocate here and will say that industry and industrial production will not, as it is being claimed, go over to total robotic production but will, in fact, cease and that in the not so distant future.

Industrial agriculture and forestry

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We are dealing with Nature as if she were a factory floor and we even call agriculture and forestry nowadays industries. Then it is a call of chemical industry to the rescue in the form of fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, etc.,

25 Amazingly Cool Industrial Pendant Lamps

Green Furniture Home Design

Vintage, industrial pendant lamps are one of the most enduring lighting trends of the last decade, for good reason. Industrial pendant lights can be found in antique stores, as well as at modern furniture stores that sell upcycled and recycled furniture and fixtures.

Is mankind in danger of backsliding into pre-industrial times?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Club of Rome says yes and according to some predictions due to the rise in the world's pollution and the ever decreasing non-renewable resources humanity is threatened to relapse into pre-industrial times.

Brexit and the commercial fishing industry

Environmental Economics

But nostalgia for the fishing industry permeates the place. It’s a phenomenon found around the world, including in the United States, where the legacy and the romance of a declining industrial past often eclipse the interests of new and expanding businesses. Some industries that are economically insignificant have enormous public resonance,” said Bronwen Maddox, director of the Institute for Government, an independent think tank in London.

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The Music Industry's Battle Against Plastic Junk

Green (Living) Review

The good news is that a movement is growing within the music industry to amend the harm being done by plastic pollution.

Industrious House Wren

10,000 Birds

A friend of mine has this contraption called a Mosquito Magnet that uses carbon dioxide to attract and vacuum up mosquitoes from his yard. It works very well. He then takes all the dead mosquitos and puts them on a tray feeder for his feeder birds to eat. I’m not sure how many actually do, but it’s a nice idea. This year, his groundskeeper texted to tell me that a bird made a nest in it and it wasn’t working. I knew immediately it was a House Wren.

Budget 2017: Solar industry facing devastating 800% tax increase

Green (Living) Review

Mr Hammond barely mentioned the energy sector in his speech – apart from a promise to help the oil and gas industry “maximise exploitation” of the remaining reserves in the North Sea.

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The Happiness of Industrial Yoga.

Elephant Journal

Yoga is now a vehicle for our modern pursuit of pleasure, but it was designed greater goals. Use yoga to step off the.

US Congress in pockets of arms industry

Green (Living) Review

When the arms industry and the oil, gas, and coal industry is in bed with government it is a very bad combination. government corruption military industrial complex corruption government arms industry US Congress by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The US Army says “no thanks to new tanks” but Congress says that the army is going to get the new tanks whether they want them or not. In fact, Congress has, apparently, said that the army WILL take and use those new tanks, period!

Demand-led or industry-led consumption?

Green (Living) Review

Industry, who else, via advertising. By means of advertising on TV, radio and in printed media (and now also on the Internet), as well as on billboards, industry creates these perceived needs that make people rush out – or go online – to buy these unnecessary necessities.

A Mother’s Milk: Behind the Scenes of the Dairy Industry.

Elephant Journal

As I thought more about it, I realized that I needed to tell the story of the mothers who are used like machines in this industry. Animal Rights Enlightened Society Food Right Livelihood Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today animal abuse animal rights compassion cows dairy dairy industry factory farms torture vegan

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Industry response to The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan

Green (Living) Review

Commenting on the plan, Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, said: “Forward-thinking initiatives, such as The Food Waste Action Plan, demonstrate real commitment from across the industry to help our environment and boost our economy.

An Offsite Approach from the Timber Industry at Ecobuild

Green (Living) Review

Tuesday 7th March 2017 Launch: New Life-Cycle Assessment Tools Launch: CLT Handbook – “The Robustness of CLT Structures” Stand E109 Explore Offsite at Ecobuild The Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) together with Wood for Good will be exhibiting at the Explore Offsite section of Ecobuild, 7-9 March 2017, Excel London, showcasing the natural advantages of working with wood. Wood for Good is the timber industry's campaign to promote use of wood in design and construction.

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Cool and Industrial Metal Pipe Frame Beds

Green Furniture Home Design

I love the look of a really industrial looking bed frame with some simple modern bedding. A bed like this would be right at home in an urban loft bedroom, or in a minimalist designed bedroom space.

How the Construction Industry Is Going Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

In the United States, 39% of total carbon emissions are due to buildings. In other words, over a third of carbon emissions in the U.S. stem from the construction, operation, and demolition of buildings – everything from homes to high-rise office towers. What if those emissions could be reduced just by using the right materials […]. green building green construction

Interesting Ads In The Wildlife Industry

10,000 Birds

Whenever I get my hands on a trade publication for any industry, my favorite thing to do is see what is being advertised in the magazine. Wow, when I think of all the years I spent working in a wild birds store that was meant to help people attract birds, I was in the wrong industry.

Life in the post-industrial, post-carbon world

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In March 2014 the United Nations stated officially and openly that the industrial age is coming to an end.

Four Lies the Wellness Industry tells us about Mindfulness Meditation.

Elephant Journal

Lately, I've noticed a troubling trend as mindfulness meditation has become the hottest new self-improvement tool in the handbook of the wellness industry. Health & Wellness Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality anxiety dedicated practice mindfulness meditation myths spiritual seekers stress wellness industry four liesNames such as "Retreat and Renewal,".

Selfie with another oil industry funded book critically examining CVM, er, stated preference methods

Environmental Economics

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Danny Macaskill Hops, Tricks and Jumps Through An Industrial Playground in ‘Industrial Revolutions’

Wend Magazine

But in his newest video, Industrial Revolutions , he appears more playful and jovial than ever before, kind of like a big kid in a big industrial playground. Click here to view the embedded video. Some people are naturally better at certain things than other people. Danny Macaskill is better at maneuvering his BMX bike around than anyone we’ve ever seen. In fact, he just may be better on his bike than he is on his own two feet.

The infrastructure of industrialism is fragile and vulnerable

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith Veshengro) The infrastructure of industrialism is fragile and vulnerable, ripe for disruption and sabotage. Not only is the infrastructure of industrialism vulnerable to attacks by hackers and saboteurs, it is also vulnerable to solar flares and such like events.

9 small things you can do to transform the garment industry

Green (Living) Review

It was a fascinating glimpse into a world and industry that I know little about, although I certainly learned a lot after two days of lectures and panel discussions.

Additional industry slots have opened up on the EPA's science board

Environmental Economics

Making American Great Again: Two scientists have resigned from an Environmental Protection Agency advisory board to protest agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s removal  of their colleagues. Carlos Martín , a senior research associate at the Urban Institute’s Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, and Peter B. Meyer, president of the E.P.

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Which Way to Clean Industrial Stormwater?

Sightline Daily

bex in beijing, Flickr IMGP1116 by bex in beijing Industrial companies—metal recyclers, printing plants, rail yards, petroleum refineries, and the like—have a smaller footprint on the land compared to residential areas and other businesses.

Oil Trains: The Industry Speaks for Itself

Sightline Daily

A year and a half after an oil train inferno ended 47 lives in Lac-Megantic, Quebec , the crude-by-rail industry rolls on, virtually unimpeded. It’s about a reckless and unaccountable oil industry that—in the most literal and obvious way—profits by putting our lives at risk.

INDUSTRY ENDORSES RES

Green (Living) Review

INDUSTRY BACKS GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT TO GREEN ENERGY REVOLUTION by Michael Smith (Veshengro) 30% renewable electricity target by 2020, now it is time to back strategy and build UK supply chain, with wind, wave and tidal expected to deliver bulk of targets. The UK ’s wind, wave and tidal industry endorsed the Government’s Renewable Energy Strategy ( RES ) as a clear, detailed roadmap on how the country will reach its target of generating 15% of energy consumption from renewables.

The Oil Industry’s California Playbook

Sightline Daily

Last week, after intense lobbying from the oil industry, California legislators killed part of a bill that would have set a landmark goal of decreasing statewide petroleum use by 50 percent by 2030. But make no mistake; the oil industry will do everything they can to stop it.

Keeping the industrial economy and stopping climate change is an illusion

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) To think we can keep the industrial economy and stop climate change is an illusion. Thus we have to reduce pollution and CO2 emissions are but part of our industrial pollution. climate change industrial economy economy

Africa's worst drought tied to industrial pollution by the West

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Already in the late 1960s and then the 1970s the Hippies kept telling us that the pollution of industrial plants was causing us grief.

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Industry welcomes DECC funding announcement

Green (Living) Review

RenewableUK welcomes DECC announcement on offshore wind funds RenewableUK, the country’s leading renewable energy trade association has welcomed the announcement from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) of £10 million in grants for the offshore wind industry. A recent report from RenewableUK Building An Industry predicted that the UK offshore wind sector could potentially create employment for 45,000 people in this country along with a substantial UK manufacturing base.

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Dairy farmers are rude on Facebook, reflect the industry

Eccorazzi

Stuff reports that following some crude comments, welfarists are demanding an independent watchdog take over animal welfare responsibilities from the Ministry for Primary Industries. Facebook has a reputations for airing out dirty laundry.

New report highlights threat to future of forestry industry

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The future of the forestry industry in Scotland is under serious threat unless urgent action is taken to secure the long-term supply of timber, a leading industry figure has warned. Mr Goodall said: "Action has to be taken now to safeguard a Scottish success story and ensure our industry continues to thrive in in the long-term.

Koch Industries Makes Global Warming Go Away

Wend Magazine

More on Those Crazy Kochs. From ClimateProgress: The 1% Have a Stranglehold on Politics: New Al Jazeera Documentary Sheds Light on the Koch Brothers (watch the video). From ALECexposed: ALEC Exposed: The Koch Connection.

The Yoga Industry is not Yoga.

Elephant Journal

Yoga Manifesto: Yogadawg.com. Bonus: my definition of genuine yoga: “Yoga: the ancient wisdom of Californians.”

Lodging industry energy use down 5 percent from 2008 to 2012

Green Traveler Guides

Lodging industry energy use down 5 percent from 2008 to 2012 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. A Big Data look at 2,200 U.S. lodging establishments also shows a decrease in total electric consumption in this sector of 6 percent decrease during peak demand.

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Waylon criticizes Yoga Industry, teachers and social media.

Elephant Journal

Is the fracking industry shaking in their boots?

Environmental Economics

The oil and gas industry, governments, environmental advocacy groups and others are watching to see whether a series of earthquakes in northeastern Ohio was caused by a nearby fracking operation. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ordered a drilling company to shut down a well in Mahoning County while officials examine seismic and geological data, but the agency said it can’t say whether fracking set off the five temblors felt near the Pennsylvania border on Monday and Tuesday.

Are Doctors & the Pharmaceutical Industry Creating Addicts?

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good) Free Content to Partners Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Z ADMIN Family Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today addiction adults doctors drug addiction health medicating mothers Pharmaceutical Industry prescription drugs teensOne Woman's Painful Prescription Drug Addiction and a Boy's Suicide. A story you will read if you care about the epidemic of addiction and death.

The Porn Industry, Feminism, & Women.

Elephant Journal

” As a feminist and someone who earned an MA in legal studies, I have always been oddly fascinated by the porn industry. “This is a picture of Jenna Jameson before all the surgeries and without makeup. It’s a pretty safe bet to say that Jenna Jameson is not having a good month. Her latest […].