Circular Weekly: Keeping America beautiful (and honest)

July 23, 2018 by  
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Times have changed since the brand activism of the 1970s.

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Despite Global Ban, Small Planes in U.S. Still Use Leaded Gas

November 2, 2011 by  
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Leaded gas has been banned since the 1970s. So how come small airplanes account for 50% of the lead air pollution in the U.S.?

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Americans Not Making Great Progress on Home Energy Efficiency Improvements

November 2, 2011 by  
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Just 15% of Americans have gotten home energy audits, and one-third don’t even think they need one.

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Why Dire Pollution Predictions from First Earth Day Haven’t Come True

March 23, 2010 by  
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Image via AEI In one of the more bizarre blog posts I’ve read in recent memory, the American Enterprise Institute’s Mark J. Perry notes that some of the most dire predictions about the threat of air pollution and environmental degradation that surrounded the first Earth Day never came true. And therefore, there’s no reason to get worked up about pollution regulation (or other environmental woes) now.

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Will Electric Boats Rule the High Seas?

March 22, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Good Once in a while, an electric airplane makes the news . Beyond that, most of what we hear concerns plug-in electric cars and with good reason: In 2007 there were more than 250 million registered passenger vehicles on the road in the United States alone. But all-electric boats have been plying the high seas—or at least the local lake—since the 1970s and, as

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Rebounding Peregrine Falcons Force Shorebirds to Get Fit

January 21, 2010 by  
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Image credit: mikebaird /Flickr Due mostly to the widespread use of DDT , peregrine falcon populations in North America reached a dangerously low level in the 1970s, when the species was listed as endangered.

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Foldable Wind-Powered Generator Concept Is Almost Awesome

January 21, 2010 by  
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Image via Gizmodo Like Gizmodo says, this concept looks like a great idea. A collapsible, portable wind turbine that you can take with you anywhere and gather up electricity from a strong breeze – awesome, right?

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