Seven Democratic National Committee Members Urge President to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

September 21, 2011 by  
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Keystone XL protestors at the end of August, photo: Tar Sands Action / CC BY It’s not just thousands of protestors (a small fraction of whom are pictured above), prominent scientists, nobel laureates, and the Dalai Lama who are urging President Obama to not approve the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline . Seven me… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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State Department Says Keystone XL Will Have Little Environmental Impact – Campaigners Disagree

August 26, 2011 by  
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photo: Ben Powless for Tar Sands Action / CC BY As protesters continue their civil disobedience outside the White House (pictured above), and getting arrested by the score each day, the State Department has taken a further step towards approving the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline , issuing its final environmental … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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CES 2011: Solar-Powered Coolers and Totes From Traveler’s Choice

January 7, 2011 by  
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Photos via Jaymi Heimbuch Walking through the Sustainable Planet zone, a display of solar powered bags caught my eye. In particular, I was drawn to the cooler with the solar cell on the lid, pictured above.

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CES 2011: Samsung Shows Off Earth-Friendlier Phones

January 7, 2011 by  
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Image via Samsung We’ve known about Samsung’s green(er) Blue Earth cell phone for awhile now, but there are two lesser known models the company has created with a lighter footprint — the Evergreen and the Rant 2. They are shown off here at CES, with a nod to the eco-friendly components, including recycled plastic used for their casing…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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No-Fuss Merino Wool Necklaces Are as Light as a Feather

October 17, 2010 by  
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Photo: Fiesty Elle As a fan of vintage costume jewelry, my earlobes and neck have endured the weight of heavy accessories. As an alternative, Fiesty Elle jewelry offers light-as-a-feather jewelry made with merino wool and bamboo ply. The newest addition to their collection of eco-friendly accessories is the Fiesty Elle feather necklace , pictured above.

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Bloomingdale’s Earth Month Boutiques, Big Brown Bag Goes Green, Surf’s Up for Loomstate

March 23, 2010 by  
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Credit: Bloomingdale’s Bloomingdale ‘s has a surprise in store for shoppers this Earth Month ; beginning April 1 through April 22, Little Green Boutiques will pop up in department stores across the country. The shops-within-a-shop will carry exclusive merchandise, including reusable tote bag, pictured above; sustainable umbrellas; and water bottles, with 10% of proceeds benefitting the Natural Resources Defense Council ( NRDC ). EXCLUSIVE: Rumor has it that Designer

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Just What We Needed Dept.: The Motorized Ice Cream Cone

March 23, 2010 by  
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Consider the ice cream cone: one of the great green inventions, a form of packaging and transport that leaves no trace, no waste. Then consider what inventor Richard B. Hartman has wrought: a battery powered plastic ice cream cone, for those people incapable of turning their cone by hand.

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3G Capable Smart Phones May Reduce Cumulative Exposure To Electromagnetic Radiation

March 2, 2010 by  
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Image credit:me. There is no doubt in my mind that cell phone texting or emailing are among the most dangerous driving distractions you can intentionally partake of

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Best Workplaces for Commuters

March 2, 2010 by  
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Image: Best Wokrplaces for Commuters Employers Should Make it Easy to Have a Green Commute Yesterday, I wrote about how we need to make our society less auto-centric .

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Today on Planet 100: Gore Responds to Critics (Video)

March 2, 2010 by  
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