Earth911 Inspiration: Paying for the Costs of Dealing With Pollution

September 18, 2020 by  
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Today’s Earth911 inspiration is from economist Ha-Joon Chang: “People ‘over-produce’ … The post Earth911 Inspiration: Paying for the Costs of Dealing With Pollution appeared first on Earth 911.

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Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies

July 12, 2019 by  
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Farmers are used to dealing with weather, but climate change is making it harder by altering temperature and rainfall patterns, as in this year’s unusually cool and wet spring in the central United States.

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Cities are finally treating water as a resource, not a nuisance

September 10, 2015 by  
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From Houston to Melbourne, the surprising ways urban areas are dealing with water woes.

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10 questions to ask before you build a microgrid

September 10, 2015 by  
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Ownership structures, size and grid integration are a few key microgrid characteristics to define sooner than later.

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Change the Course: Lessons from a water stewardship movement

September 10, 2015 by  
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WhiteWave, Coca-Cola, Cinemark and Waste Management have joined us in restoring 4 billion gallons of water to depleted rivers and wetlands.

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10 things I learned in my first 100 days

July 22, 2012 by  
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A paper company veteran becomes its VP for sustainability — and gets a quick education in issues ranging from deforestation to dealing with NGOs.

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A Reader Asks: How Can I Green My Kitty?

December 23, 2011 by  
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Pet owners have a dilemma: Just like kids, pets require toys, supplies, medicines and the like. But greener options are a bit harder to find in the pet industry if you don’t know where to look. One particularly tough challenge is dealing with…

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Got a Slug Problem? Dig a Moat. (Video)

September 26, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Paul Wheaton As my plan to transition my garden into extreme Lazivore mode for a couple of years takes shape, I am sure others are planning on ramping up production next year. And as part of those plans, many will be dealing with that most irksome of pest—the slug. Unless you are squeamish, you can always look at training chickens to eat slugs . But there are … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Radioactive Waste Is Piling Up in Japanese Sewage Treatment Plants, Some Sold as Fertilizer

September 5, 2011 by  
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Image via screengrab. The disaster at Fukushima may have faded from the news cycle, but the radioactive waste it left behind isn’t going anywhere. At the Saitama sewage treatment plant, 169 miles from Fukushima, workers are dealing with tons of radioactive sewage, Al Jazeera reported. Without any training with radioactive materials and unable to sell the sewage, they have put it under waterproof tarps, in a line of bundles that… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Gibson Guitar Corp. Investigated Again On Legality Of Rainforest Wood Imports

August 31, 2011 by  
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Gibson Guitars at Opryland Image credit: Flick r, shawnzrossi A Gibson guitar operation in Nashville was recently raided by Federal agents – this being the second time in 3 years. According to a WSJ article (see Guitar Frets ) , they were looking for potential Lacy Act violations (the law dealing with importation of endangered plant and animal species, incorporating other national laws by reference). This is what makes the situation interesting: involvement… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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