Contagion Screenwriter Talks Jude Law’s Anti-Science Blogger Character (Video)

October 26, 2011 by  
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Mimos Vita via Flickr / CC BY 2.0 I’ve been writing about climate change for years now. And far too many of the words I’ve written on the subject have been dedicated to combating the misinformation spread by opportunistic climate change deniers. In an era where having a credible-looking blog passes as a credible-enough vehicle for disseminating information, many irresponsible bloggers have famously undertaken efforts to confuse the public about scientific findings or assail the credibility of scientists. Which was … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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UK Company Pulls Out of Controversial Kenya Biofuel Project

October 26, 2011 by  
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Wikimedia / CC BY 1.0 Local Kenyans and environmentalists are celebrating British firm G4 Industries Limited’s recent pullout from a 28,000-hectare biofuel project in Kenya that they say would have destroyed a wetland ecosystem crucial for regional wildlife, the Tana River Delta. The company said it is pulling out because of increasing evidence of environmental issues…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Why Is Humanitarian Architecture Important? Talking to Andreas Gjertsen of Tyin Tegnestue (Video)

September 13, 2011 by  
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Image by Leonora Oppenheim – Yashar Hanstad and Andreas Gjertsen of Tyin Tegnestue Over the last few weeks we’ve been writing about the amazing sustainable design work that went on at the WOMAD festival this summer, in the UK. Peter Gabriel’s DJ Booth made from his old cassette and VHS collection proved pretty popular in our comments section and we also wrote about the

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Philips 12.5-Watt LED Bulb Teardown at EDN

August 10, 2011 by  
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Photo: Michael Graham Richard LED Guts I’ve been writing a lot bout LED lights lately , and I’m not about to stop because this technology is definitely on its way up and should eventually provide most of the electric light … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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2010 Will Be One Of Top Three Hottest Years on Record – Final Details Next Month

December 2, 2010 by  
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photo: Ray Tsang / Creative Commons We’ve been writing variations of that headline for the bulk of 2010 and as the year winds down, all the projections that this year would be the hottest on record are proving true. While we won’t know for certain until the early part of 2011, when the final temperature data for December is released, NASA ,

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CREE to Supply 10.5W LED Downlights to Home Depot

August 19, 2010 by  
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Photo: Cree Let There Be Light At TreeHugger, we’ve been writing about ways to make lighting more energy efficient for years. Not because it’s the most important things to do to reduce your footprint (more important things including: signing up for Green Power with your utility company, buying as little stuff as possible and making it last, and using your feet, your bike , or

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Can Your iPhone Save a Rainforest? Nurturing Virtual Trees to Save Real Ones

August 19, 2010 by  
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Image credit: SyncStudios I’ve never been much of a gamer, but I did always enjoy the constructive challenges posed by games like SimCity and its later spin offs. That’s why I kind of liked the idea of a Facebook game that lets you nurture virtual chickens, and rescue real ones too .

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Passivhaus: Too Rigid and Inflexible for America?

April 6, 2010 by  
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Ettel House, Maschin Architectur TreeHugger has written Forget Energy Star and LEED, The Real Standard for Green Building is Passivhaus , generally having nothing but good things to say about it. But Alex Wilson, who has been writing about green building since 1992, looks at it without my rose-coloured glasses and has a few interesting comments.

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