Hardwood Floors & Basketball Courts Recycled into Skateboards

March 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Green, Recycle

Comments Off on Hardwood Floors & Basketball Courts Recycled into Skateboards

Image Courtesy of Brian Lopez, Glide Skateboards Watching basketball, do you ever wonder what happens to the wood flooring when the court has to be replaced? Well, in the case of the court at Virginia State University, the maple planks once played on by the Trojans were recycled, and in an unusual way: they’ve been remade into skateboards…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

More:
Hardwood Floors & Basketball Courts Recycled into Skateboards

Sprouting Without Electricity – A Seed Gamble

March 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on Sprouting Without Electricity – A Seed Gamble

Playing the hand.

Excerpt from:
Sprouting Without Electricity – A Seed Gamble

Google Recruits Scientists to Use New Media to Tackle Climate Skeptics

March 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Google Recruits Scientists to Use New Media to Tackle Climate Skeptics

Photo: dannysullivan , CC 2.0 In an effort to help improve communication regarding global warming issues and to counter the rampant ‘noise’ made by fossil fuel industry-funded climate skepticism, Google’s philanthropy arm has launched a new program focused on bringing together scientists, communications experts, and the world of social media.

Read the original: 
Google Recruits Scientists to Use New Media to Tackle Climate Skeptics

Maybe We Really do Need to Pick Either Nuclear or Renewables

March 18, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Maybe We Really do Need to Pick Either Nuclear or Renewables

Grist’s David Roberts tackles what’s sure to be an unpopular question: What if the conventional wisdom, the one currently guiding the national political conversation about our energy future, is wrong? What if it’s indeed not the case that we’re going to need a “mix” of natural gas, nuclear, and renewable energy sources going forward?

Excerpt from:
Maybe We Really do Need to Pick Either Nuclear or Renewables

Bid to Save the Earth Auction Now Open, Celebrities Bottling their Own Water, and More

March 18, 2011 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on Bid to Save the Earth Auction Now Open, Celebrities Bottling their Own Water, and More

Image: A Bid to Save the Earth For the second year in a row, environmental organizations and sustainably minded celebrities are joining forces for Bid to Save the Earth , which includes a green auction at Christie’s, an online auction at charitybuzz.com , and a Runway to Green fashion show from designers around the world. The Christie’s auction is scheduled for March 29, but the online auction , which ru… Read the full story on TreeHugger

See more here: 
Bid to Save the Earth Auction Now Open, Celebrities Bottling their Own Water, and More

Bad Behavior has blocked 2997 access attempts in the last 7 days.