Earth911 Quiz #23: Drawdown Your Carbon Footprint

August 9, 2018 by  
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Australia Becomes World’s First Country to Reverse Action on Climate Change

July 18, 2014 by  
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On Thursday, the newly installed Australian Senate voted to repeal Australia’s carbon pricing scheme , fulfilling an election promise made by the country’s Prime Minister, Tony Abbott. Unfortunately, no new legislation has yet been presented to the nation’s parliament to replace the scheme, leaving one of the world’s biggest per capita carbon polluters without an official emissions reduction policy. In response Opposition Leader Bill Shorten noted , “Today, Tony Abbott has made Australia the first country in the world to reverse action on climate change.” Read the rest of Australia Becomes World’s First Country to Reverse Action on Climate Change Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: australia , Australian Senate , Australian Senate repeals carbon tax , carbon emissions reduction scheme , carbon polluters , carbon pricing scheme , Carbon Tax , Climate Change , emissions reduction , Policy , politics , tony abbott , Tony Abbott denies climate change

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Could Golden Nanoparticles Transform Trees Into Street Lights?

July 18, 2014 by  
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Street lights are an important part of our urban infrastructure—they light our way home and make the roads safe at night. But what if we could create natural street lights that don’t need electricity to power them? A group of scientists in Taiwan discovered that placing gold nanoparticles within the leaves of trees causes them to give off a luminous reddish glow. The idea of using trees to replace street lights is an ingenious one: not only would it save on electricity costs and cut CO2 emissions, but it could also greatly reduce light pollution in major cities. Read the rest of Could Golden Nanoparticles Transform Trees Into Street Lights? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bio-luminescence , chemistry world , chlorophyll , glowing trees , gold nanoparticles , gold nanoparticles trees , LEDs , nanoparticles glowing trees , nanoscale , street lights , taiwan glowing trees , Trees

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Starbucks’ First Store in Colombia Serves 100% Locally-Sourced Coffee

July 18, 2014 by  
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Harvard Researchers Successfully Reverse Aging In Mice

December 23, 2013 by  
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  Photo © Shutterstock In a new study published in the journal Cell , Harvard researchers claim to have discovered a new compound that can revive old cells in mice and make them act “young” again. The chemical, called NAD, is found naturally in mouse — and human — bodies, but is gradually depleted from cells as they age. By increasing the amount of NAD in tissue from a 2-year-old mouse, the scientists were actually able to “trick” the cells into acting like those from a 6-month-old animal, the equivalent of a 60-year-old human’s cells becoming like a 20-year-old’s. Read the rest of Harvard Researchers Successfully Reverse Aging In Mice Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aging , aging in mice , aging process , animal testing , anti-aging supplement , cellular immortality , extending life , harvard medical school , medical research , NAD chemical , scientific research        

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Can reverse logistics help your business and the planet?

February 6, 2013 by  
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As product life cycles get shorter, the speed of the reverse supply chain is becoming more important for companies.

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Green Chemistry Holds Potential to Reverse Job Losses

May 11, 2011 by  
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A new report makes the case that green chemistry policies can be job creators, not job killers.

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