Emissions Must Peak by 2020 to Have 66% Chance of Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change

October 24, 2011 by  
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Al Jazeera English / CC BY-ND 2.0 A new assessment of how quickly we have to act to keep global temperature rise below 2°C, the threshold scientists have identified as being critical for averting dangerous climate change , shows (again) we have to act now — and should have acted a while ago…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Americans Trapped By High Gas Prices

October 24, 2011 by  
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Energy Trap / CC BY 2.0 Conventional TreeHugger wisdom suggests that if gas prices go up, then people will drive less and switch to more fuel efficient cars. That’s what has happened before, but a new report suggests that it isn’t happening now. According to Energy Trap , a study from the New America Foundation, people are indeed trapped, by older gas guzzling cars, long commutes from houses they can’t sell or to multiple part-time jobs. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Is Noise Really Why SunChips Should Ditch Bioplastic Packaging?

October 5, 2010 by  
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photo: Alan Levine / Creative Commons In case you haven’t heard already, those much-touted, supposedly 100% biodegradable bioplastic bags that SunChips rolled out a while ago are no more. Apparently the issue wasn’t many of the genuine questions about the …

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How can I reuse or recycle badges/pins?

January 29, 2010 by  
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We had a question on the ‘Suggest an Item’ page a while ago which I seem to have missed, so here it is. Sylvia asked: How can I recycle old badges?

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