How Much Money is Car-Commuting Costing You?

November 4, 2011 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on How Much Money is Car-Commuting Costing You?

It could be a lot more than you think, especially if you take the long view…

View original post here:
How Much Money is Car-Commuting Costing You?

The Week in Pictures: A Gorgeous Green Home Stirs Controversy, Toilet Made from Computer Parts and More

November 4, 2011 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on The Week in Pictures: A Gorgeous Green Home Stirs Controversy, Toilet Made from Computer Parts and More

The best images on Treehugger this week include a beautiful green building raising conservation issues, a toilet redefining ‘flushing your cache’, and more.

Read more from the original source: 
The Week in Pictures: A Gorgeous Green Home Stirs Controversy, Toilet Made from Computer Parts and More

Orange Zest Pancakes Spiked with Beer

November 4, 2011 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Orange Zest Pancakes Spiked with Beer

There is only one thing that can make these orange and vanilla pancakes better: beer! I used Orange and Black from Moylen’s Brewery, which is equally enjoyable in a glass just by itself. And it is sustainable!

See the original post here: 
Orange Zest Pancakes Spiked with Beer

How to Make Toy Air Ships, Ray Guns and Much More from Old Tin Cans

October 4, 2011 by  
Filed under Green, Recycle

Comments Off on How to Make Toy Air Ships, Ray Guns and Much More from Old Tin Cans

Photos Courtesy of Tinplate Girl If you try to live sustainably, chances are you recycle the tin cans that once fed you soup or mints. But there are lots of good reasons not to , and the alternative is upcycling them yourself. We’ve featured lots of DIY projects making cool things out of old tins , and now a new web site dedicated to giving you a lot more has been launched. Tinplat… Read the full story on TreeHugger

See original here: 
How to Make Toy Air Ships, Ray Guns and Much More from Old Tin Cans

GOP Climate Change Denial is Making More People Believe in Climate Change

September 16, 2011 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on GOP Climate Change Denial is Making More People Believe in Climate Change

Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr/CC BY According to a new poll, a lot more Americans believe in climate change right now than they did a year ago. Surprise! 83% of Americans said they believed that global warming was happening, and 72% even said that humans were to blame. So what’s causing the spike in belief? As Mat pointed out in his post today, it’s probably a combination of things. Extreme weat… Read the full story on TreeHugger

View original here: 
GOP Climate Change Denial is Making More People Believe in Climate Change

San Francisco’s Plan For Turning Parking Spaces Into Public Toilets

September 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on San Francisco’s Plan For Turning Parking Spaces Into Public Toilets

Photo by Timomcd via Flickr CC The parklet movement has gotten popular in San Francisco. If you aren’t familiar with parklets, it’s when businesses turn the parking spaces outside their storefront into pleasant public seating areas. Walk down Valencia Street in the Mission District and you’ll see at least five, and a lot more are popping up around the city. The idea has taken such hold that the city is looking to use the same concept for public … Read the full story on TreeHugger

Read more from the original source: 
San Francisco’s Plan For Turning Parking Spaces Into Public Toilets

Somalia Famine Could Claim 750,000 Lives in Next Four Months Without Better Aid

September 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on Somalia Famine Could Claim 750,000 Lives in Next Four Months Without Better Aid

Children have walked for weeks across the desert to get to Dadaab, and many perish on the way. Others have died shortly after arrival. On the edge of the camp, a young girl stands amid the freshly made graves of 70 children, many of whom died of malnutrition. Photo: Andy Hall/ Oxfam / CC BY . Caption by Oxfam East Africa. The worst drought in East Africa in 60 years continues to take a severe toll. The tragic stats coming from the UN (via B… Read the full story on TreeHugger

Excerpt from:
Somalia Famine Could Claim 750,000 Lives in Next Four Months Without Better Aid

How Wind & Solar Can Help Solve the Global Water Crisis (Video)

August 1, 2011 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on How Wind & Solar Can Help Solve the Global Water Crisis (Video)

There are a number of pressing considerations we must be making as we move to adapt the global energy mix to a world faced with numerous environmental crises. Certainly, climate change is chief among these, and moving towards low carbon fuels should be a top priority. The amount of traditional pollution emitted must be watched as well. But we’ve also got to start paying a lot more attention to how much water our various energy sources suck down …… Read the full story on TreeHugger

See the original post here:
How Wind & Solar Can Help Solve the Global Water Crisis (Video)

USDA Hides Damning Report Of Antibiotic Abuse on Factory Farms

August 1, 2011 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on USDA Hides Damning Report Of Antibiotic Abuse on Factory Farms

photos: onex10 / CC BY-ND 2.0 We’ve covered before the horrible consequences of constantly given factory farm animals antibiotics so they don’t get sick in the sickening conditions we make them live . And recently the USDA commissioned a report reviewing the current research on antibiotics, antibiotic resistant infections and farm animals. The re… Read the full story on TreeHugger

Original post: 
USDA Hides Damning Report Of Antibiotic Abuse on Factory Farms

I Wish This Was: Dreaming Of A Better Place

December 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on I Wish This Was: Dreaming Of A Better Place

Designer Candy Chang complains that New Orleans is full of vacant storefronts; she notes that her neighbourhood is still without a grocery store. She wishes things were different, and made “fill-in-the-blank stickers to provide an easy tool to voice what we want, where we want it.” It is a good idea that could work in a lot more places than just New Orleans; I could think of few things to wish for where I Iive…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

See the original post here:
I Wish This Was: Dreaming Of A Better Place

« Previous PageNext Page »

Bad Behavior has blocked 1301 access attempts in the last 7 days.