2021

The solution for the great bicycle shortage – buy vintage

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Long live old bicycles Bikes are an incredible way to commute, exercise, and enjoy the outdoors. If you're in the market for a new two-wheeled rig, try the used bike market!

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Stand-up economist: Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change

Environmental Economics

Yoram Bauman:  This is the fifth such review I’ve been involved in and it is almost certainly the last review I’ll be doing, for the simple reason that the vast majority of textbooks now have excellent content on climate change! (If

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Removing Batteries From the Internet of Things

Earth 911

The chatter about the “internet of things” makes it sound like the solution to all. The post Removing Batteries From the Internet of Things appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Internet of Things IoT

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Test Drive Results 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E

Green Living Guy

Let’s hear it Ford Motor Company. I mean expanding the Mustang family?! I mean making the famous pony into the electric age with Mustang Mach-E. For it’s definitely an all-new, all-electric SUV.

Buffered by Bears: Why Foxes Hang Out Near A Top Predator

Cool Green Science

A new study suggests gray foxes use bears as a coyote buffer. The post Buffered by Bears: Why Foxes Hang Out Near A Top Predator appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Conservation Science Weird Nature

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New Study Confirms Relationship Between Toxic Pollution, Climate Risks to Human Health

Environmental News Network

For more than 30 years, scientists on the U.N.’s s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have focused on human-induced climate change. . New Study Confirms Relationship Between Toxic Pollution, Climate Risks to Human Health

Yes, Other Places Do Housing Better, Case 3: Paris

Sightline Daily

Last time, I described Germany’s secret to abundant housing: financial rewards for localities. This time, I look at France’s recent success at filling greater Paris with more homes. Metropolitan Paris is not yet a world leader in abundant, affordable housing in low-carbon neighborhoods.

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Beaver? Otter? Muskrat? A Field Guide to Freshwater Mammals

Nature Conservancy - Science

Think you saw a beaver or a mink? Here’s how to tell for sure. The post Beaver? Otter? Muskrat? A Field Guide to Freshwater Mammals appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Mammal Watching Urban Conservation

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Seven ways to reduce the urban heat island effect

A Greener Life

By Jeremy Williams. With heatwaves in the news again, there’s been a bit of a wake-up call on the growing risk of heat. Cities will want to consider how resilient they are to the increasing threat of heatwaves as the climate warms – especially as exposure to heat is a matter of justice.

Inch by Inch

The Green Samaritan

Inch by inch. Sometimes that’s the best way to tackle big projects, habits, or initiatives. When we look at the big picture, it can be overwhelming to the point of paralysis, or think our small. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Surviving a societal collapse

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Why is it that almost everyone that one meets or otherwise encounters, who expects a societal collapse, appears to be obsessed with and by and focused on weapons? Do you have seeds? Do you know how to grow a garden for food and how to farm?

How to Make Use of Your Unupgradable Old Laptop

Living Green Technology

If you compare your recent laptops to the ones you had five years ago, you will find a lot of differences in their hardware and software. For instance, Windows 8 or 7 are slightly slower in function than Windows 10, while the latest macOS has various design features that make data management easier.

E-Waste: What Happens When We Fail To Recycle Electronics

Earth 911

Today, the average person owns three to four electronic devices. But what happens after these. The post E-Waste: What Happens When We Fail To Recycle Electronics appeared first on Earth911. Earth Watch EcoTech How To Recycle e-waste e-waste-fail Electronics recycling

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7 Environment-Friendly Ways to Grow Nails

Green Living Guy

Nails are a green issue. Healthy nails do tell everything. Yet for women, IDK how you do it. I mean heels, manicure-pedicure, and blow-drying are every girl’s favorite. Chip-free nails may be a big thing in the nail world, but fingernails show your overall health.

Strange and Surprising Facts about Opossums

Cool Green Science

Death fainting! Walking embryos! And other weird facts about the underrated Virginia opossum. The post Strange and Surprising Facts about Opossums appeared first on Cool Green Science. From the Field Latest Science Wildlife Mammal Watching Weird Nature

Is Global Plastic Pollution Nearing an Irreversible Tipping Point?

Environmental News Network

Current rates of plastic emissions globally may trigger effects that we will not be able to reverse, argues a new study by researchers from Sweden, Norway and Germany published on July 2nd in Science. Is Global Plastic Pollution Nearing an Irreversible Tipping Point

Momentum Builds for Provincial Action on the Housing Shortage

Sightline Daily

A government-appointed expert panel in British Columbia has recommended bold changes to the way cities plan for and approve housing, echoing trends that have emerged in some American states as they look for ways to grapple with soaring costs for homes.

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Dubai’s dead plastic camels

Green Prophet

One of the most jarring scenes I remember from my trip through Syria is the sea of plastic that rolled along the shore of a stretch of desert highway that linked Aleppo to Damascus.

Take Down Your Feeders: Salmonella is Killing Songbirds

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bird feeding is spreading salmonella. Here’s how you can help. The post Take Down Your Feeders: Salmonella is Killing Songbirds appeared first on Cool Green Science. Latest Science Birds Disease & Parasites Urban Conservation

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Analysis: Is hydrogen the new oil?

A Greener Life

Japan, a long-time supporter of nuclear power, now has serious hydrogen ambitions. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be powered by hydrogen. photo credit: Kim Kyung-Hoon / Alamy. By Fred Pearce.

Would you like to be an ecological smallholder?

Low Impact

Would you like to be an ecological smallholder? The Ecological Land Co-op are looking for smallholders for plots of land in Devon and Cornwall.

Let's kick carbon

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Well, this is the latest slogan of the renewable energy companies and the advocates of wind and solar and, don't get me wrong, I am all for this but, and now comes the but, we have a problem with both the turbines and the panels and that is the “end of life” solutions, for which there seem to be none.

10 Oldest Trees in the World

Greentumble

The oldest known living trees in the world are close to 5,000 years old. They have presided quietly over the rise and fall of civilizations. There is a power in longevity, a serenity attained only through the passing of time. Old trees, though relatively few, are in our midst.

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Earth911 Podcast: Ideanomics Is Building a Renewable Energy-based Transportation Infrastructure

Earth 911

Earth911’s Mitch Ratcliffe talks with Ideanomics CEO Alf Poor about the evolution of transportation. The post Earth911 Podcast: Ideanomics Is Building a Renewable Energy-based Transportation Infrastructure appeared first on Earth911.

5 Ways to Live an Easy and Sustainable Life

Green Living Guy

In contrast to some people’s beliefs, living a sustainable lifestyle will not necessarily make your life hard and miserable. Instead, the key to achieving an easy and sustainable life is to identify one’s actions that affect the planet.

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Burrowing Owls Face an Uncertain Future

Cool Green Science

Why are burrowing owls declining? Research and hope for the underground owl of the Americas. The post Burrowing Owls Face an Uncertain Future appeared first on Cool Green Science. Birds & Birding Birds Conservation Science

New Satellite Data Techniques Reveal Coastal Sea-Level Rise

Environmental News Network

For the hundreds of millions of people living in coastal regions around the world, rising seas driven by climate change pose a direct threat. New Satellite Data Techniques Reveal Coastal Sea-Level Rise

States Must Reform Zoning Because No City Can End a Shortage Alone

Sightline Daily

After decades of impasse in a thousand city halls, housing advocates are looking to statehouses for zoning reform. Many now think state, provincial, and even federal reforms may pass more easily than local ones.

10 Effective Email Marketing Growth Hacks

Green Prophet

American consumers are more concerned about the planet than steady economic growth, new report. Email marketing is actually a sustainable way to grow your business. . Email marketing and email users are on a constant rise.

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Challenging Conservation Not to Leave Women Behind

Nature Conservancy - Science

A new paper finds that conservation efforts are leaving women behind. The post Challenging Conservation Not to Leave Women Behind appeared first on Cool Green Science. Ideas Conservation Science Indigenous Peoples TNC Science

Is India starting to say `No` to coal?

A Greener Life

By Anders Lorenzen. India, the world’s second-most populous country and predicted to overtake China soon as number one, and with a growing middle class and a growing economy the demand for energy is huge and surging.

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How ‘chamas’ and mutual credit are changing Africa: Shaila Agha of the Sarafu Network

Low Impact

Today I’m talking with Shaila Agha of the Sarafu Network about ‘chamas’ and mutual credit , and how they’re changing Africa. Really nice to talk with you Shaila. Thank you – happy to be here.

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The SIGNAL FOR HELP

Green (Living) Review

The anti-violence gesture to recognize and help victims of abuse by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Thumb of the hand folded, four fingers up and then closed to a fist: an anti-violence gesture we all need to learn to recognize, because through silent and universal language you can ask for help against domestic abuse.

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Five Household Items You Shouldn’t Just Throw Away

EcoFriend

We rarely think about the trash we throw away on a daily basis. It’s second nature to take a plastic wrapper, throw it in the garbage bin, and prepare your… The post Five Household Items You Shouldn’t Just Throw Away appeared first on Ecofriend.

Is an Everyday Garden Trick a Key to Carbon Capture?

Earth 911

For decades, farmers and gardeners have augmented soil using lime, volcanic ash, and crushed-stone dust. The post Is an Everyday Garden Trick a Key to Carbon Capture? appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Home & Garden How & Buy carbon capture Enhanced Rock Weathering ERW erw-carbon Gardening

6 Amazing Reasons That Will Convince You To Get An Electric Bike

Green Living Guy

[link] So let’s talk electric bikes. In many countries, bikes are the main means of transportation people use daily. Indeed, this nineteenth-century invention is a very convenient way to get to work, school, or anywhere else basically.

Why Sick Bats Self-Isolate

Cool Green Science

Research shows that normally social bats self-isolate when sick. The post Why Sick Bats Self-Isolate appeared first on Cool Green Science. Latest Science Conservation Science Disease & Parasites Weird Nature Wildlife

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