Pancake-Battered French Toast

October 19, 2011 by  
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Photos by Jerry James Stone Seriously, choosing between pancakes or French toast for breakfast just seems unfair. I always want both! For those of you who understand my frustration, we now have a solution thanks to Stacy Potten . This french toast, dipped in pancake batter, is a fun and exciting twist to the traditional favorite. Enjoy this recipe with real maple syrup and a pomegranate mimosa…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Reusa, Reduce, Recicla: YoReciclo Brings Recycling to Mexico

October 19, 2011 by  
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Image: Courtesy of Luis Duarte At first, YoReciclo collected just two materials for recycling, and managed about 10 tons a month. Now, the Mexico-based company is up to 25 materials, including types of plastic not recyclable in most of the U.S., and more than 500 tons a month. And this is in a country where recycling, though common in industrial facilities, is a foreign concept to the everyday citizen. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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"Communities Are More Important Than Nations": Bill McKibben

October 19, 2011 by  
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From community-owned solar power stations through edible landscaping in parks to feed the homeless to the power of local investing , we’ve featured plenty of localized, community-based responses to climate change and peak oil. But how does community action stack up against regional, national or international efforts? Rob Ho… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Dozens of Exotic Animals Escape From Ohio Wildlife Farm

October 19, 2011 by  
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Photo: Martin Pettitt / cc Authorities in Ohio are warning residents to remain inside their houses after dozens of exotic animals had apparently broken free of an area wildlife farm and taken to the streets and highways. Police haven’t said exactly which type of animals are on the loose, but the farm is home to such species as “lions, wolves, tigers, giraffes, camels and bears” reports the AP — and police say that so… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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After Helping Cause Climate Change, Big Oil Now Set to Profit from Melting Arctic

October 18, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: USGS Oil companies have done much to contribute to climate change. Of course, they extract, distribute, and sell a product that, when burned, emits heat-trapping greenhouse gases. But they also have used part of their profits to engage in efforts designed to convince the public that this should cause no alarm. Finally, they devote even more of their resources to back politicians who obstruct climate and clean energy policies that would reduce carbon emissions at large. Their strategies have appeared to pay off — now … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Robert Redford to Obama: "Say No" to Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline (Video)

October 18, 2011 by  
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And here’s why Robert Redford still tops the nation’s roster of celebrity environmental advocates … In this slick video op-ed for the New York Times, he eloquently and winningly makes the top-to-bottom case for why the Keystone XL pipeline is a bad idea…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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35 Congressmen Move to Kill $122 Billion in Subsidies to Big Oil

October 18, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: EricaJoy via Flickr/CC BY Who likes oil subsidies? Nobody! Nobody but the oil companies, that is. But as we know, these subsidies, which American taxpayers annually spend billions of dollars on, are extremely difficult to kill . But 35 US congressmen and women are going to try: They’ve just drafted a motion to the so-called ‘super committee’ charged with reducing the deficit, asking it to remove $122 billion worth of oil subsidies from the federal budget. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Universities Commit to Billion Dollar Energy Efficiency Challenge

October 18, 2011 by  
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The rapidly falling costs of solar and the rapid growth of clean energy are causing ripples of excitement in an otherwise depressed economy. But we should not forget that old adage that the cheapest energy is almost always the energy you don’t use. That’s why it’s particularly exciting to read over at GreenBiz that

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Opposition to Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Continues to Grow

October 18, 2011 by  
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Nebraska Rancher Susan Luebbe testifies against the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline from Sierra Club National on Vimeo . Susan Luebbe’s testimony at last week’s State Department hearing on TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline was very moving. We’d already heard from college students, a union representative, environmental organization leaders (including me), and more – but to hear testimony from a land-owner in the path of this destructive and dangerous pipeline was … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Sweet! Apple iMacs Recycled Into Awesome "iMacquariums" (Photos)

October 18, 2011 by  
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Photos: iMacquarium website Electronic waste is a huge environmental issue that carries global impact . Though there are plenty of interesting e-waste recycling ideas out there, here is probably one of the most creative re-use strategies we’ve seen for e-waste: turning the prismatic shells of old Apple iMac G3s into amazing aquariums. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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