Defining What’s “Recyclable” in the US

September 5, 2018 by  
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Ah, the question we’ve all asked at least once while … The post Defining What’s “Recyclable” in the US appeared first on Earth911.com.

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The smart city’s blueprint for EV infrastructure

April 17, 2018 by  
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To EV or not to EV is not the question for a rising number of urban dwellers. This is: If you buy an electric vehicle, where could you charge it?

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Why Berkshire Hathaway’s utility is aiming for 100 percent renewable energy

April 17, 2018 by  
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Hint: it’s about falling costs and rising customer demand for clean power.

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Why measuring impacts can drive business value

August 29, 2016 by  
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In addition to environmental and social benefits, there’s the question of financial performance.

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With climate change, the question is no longer “if” but “how sudden”

October 16, 2015 by  
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Climate change researchers have taken a new approach to calculating the effects of shifting global weather patterns by using existing data to estimate what immediate effects we might see from the projected changes. The question is no longer if climate change is happening, but rather how suddenly a cataclysmic event might occur. Read the rest of With climate change, the question is no longer “if” but “how sudden”

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INFOGRAPHIC: Are our homes becoming more sustainable overall?

July 28, 2015 by  
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Our current climate situation is a complex problem without one simple answer. In order to slow or halt climate change , we are going to need to change many different aspects of modern life. One aspect in particular – the modern home – is going to need some serious adjusting. Buildings account for 40% of global energy use and US buildings alone make up 9% of global carbon emissions. This infographic from Vibrant Doors explores the question of whether our homes are truly becoming more sustainable overall, and how much more work we have to do to make a difference. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Are our homes becoming more sustainable overall?

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The fastest accelerating electric vehicle in the world hits 100 km/h in 1.779 seconds

July 28, 2015 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. A team of students from the University of Stuttgart just designed, built and raced what could be the fastest accelerating electric vehicle in the world. During carefully monitored tests, the student-designed E0711-6 electric car successfully managed to accelerate from 0-100km/h in a mind-blowing 1.779 seconds. The team is anxiously awaiting confirmation of a new record from the Guinness Book of World Records. Read the rest of The fastest accelerating electric vehicle in the world hits 100 km/h in 1.779 seconds

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How can I sell myself in a 30-second elevator pitch?

May 14, 2013 by  
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Our resident career coach helps a freelance sustainability consultant improve his answer to the question: "What do you do?"

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Why we need more Ray Andersons

February 14, 2013 by  
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In which we revisit the question of the "S-word" yet again and try to understand why there haven't been more Rays.

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Parents Protest Yoga Being Taught in Public Schools

January 20, 2013 by  
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Image via Shutterstock Yoga is practiced all over the world because of the health benefits it provides, but can yoga be divorced from its Hindu roots? That’s the question that parents began asking in Encinitas, California when they learned that their children were practicing Ashtanga yoga at school as part of a comprehensive fitness program. Some parents want the yoga program to be optional, so that those with concerns can remove their kids. What do you think, is yoga just another form of exercise, or is there always a spiritual element? Head over to Inhabitots to take our poll. READ MORE >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Ashtanga , California , child practicing yoga , encinitas , Hinduism , yoga , yoga in schools , yoga kids

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