DIY Doubt? 4 Times When Its OK To ‘Just Say No’

May 3, 2016 by  
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The DIY trend has taken over the design world and inspired people across the globe to roll up their sleeves. DIYers spend hours happily getting crafty, painting, and building from scratch — and I count myself among their numbers. But the real…

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Behind the numbers: A look inside Facebook’s carbon footprint

August 15, 2012 by  
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Dishing the details on its greenhouse gas emissions, energy mix and energy savings.  

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Tracking companies’ carbon emissions using public data

July 26, 2012 by  
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When a carbon consultancy wanted to help investors offset emissions generated by their shareholdings, it found that reliable emissions data was hard to come by. So it developed a methodology that estimated the numbers from public information.

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Hawaii’s Wild Donkeys to Be Airlifted to California

August 8, 2011 by  
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Photo: Bill Ward’s Brickpile / cc Hawaii is a state known for its sandy, sun-kissed beaches, lush tropical forests, and aquatic biodiversity — but it’s unlikely sort of species that’s been the focus of attention recently. The Big Island is home to some 600 wild donkeys, and for the last year, conservation officers have been working to curb their numbers in as humane a way as possible, spurred by a drought which has driven the animals into populated regions. So far, hundreds of donkeys have been castrated or administered birth control… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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West and Central African Elephant Populations Decline 50% in 40 Years

June 30, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: David W. Siu / Creative Commons Elephants are protected on the savannas of Central and Western Africa but, according to a new survey, their numbers have still declined by 50 percent or more in the last 40 years.

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Plug In To the Sounds of Nature (TreeHugger Art)

June 30, 2011 by  
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Click here to see the full-size image in the slideshow “Plug In To The Sounds of Nature” by Option-G This is the latest piece in the TreeHugger/Option-G print series; check out the full collection at Option-G where they’re available for sale. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Petrofluorinated Chemicals Linked To ADHD

June 30, 2011 by  
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Image credit ES&T A few years back there was a panic over teflon cookware; we recommended that readers Dump those Teflon Pans , then formulae and methods were changed , then our Chemist John wrote that Consumer Reports Debunks the Teflon Pan/PFOA Exposure Myth . But perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) are in lots of stuff, including everything from microwave popcorn bags..

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Lasers Could Replace Spark Plugs, Reducing Emissions and Improve Fuel Economy

April 26, 2011 by  
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Photo: Wikipedia , CC Everything’s Better with Fricking Lasers! The internal combustion engine (ICE) has served humanity well in many ways, but it is also causing many problems. One of the big challenges that we’re faced with is to greatly reduce the numbers of CO2-spewing ICEs by replacing them with better alternatives (biking, mass transit, electrified vehicles powered by clean energy, etc), and making sure that those that remain are as clean and efficient as possible.

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10 Numbers that Contrast Cancún with Copenhagen

December 5, 2010 by  
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After one week, it’s clear that this is a very different atmosphere than the cold, riotous and much-hyped COP15 summit last winter.

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Home Depot, Walmart Receive Energy Efficiency Expertise From DOE

December 4, 2010 by  
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Through the Department of Energy’s Commercial Building Partnership, 24 projects will receive $21 million worth of technical assistance funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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