Why You Should Ditch Balloons if You Love the Environment

April 4, 2017 by  
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After writing an article on traditions that are terrible for the environment, I received overwhelming feedback that balloon releases should have been included on the list. Never one to disappoint, I decided to do some research on the topic and what…

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5 great GreenBiz videos about biomimicry

September 15, 2016 by  
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To find boundless opportunity for innovative design, look to nature. Here’s inspiration from some of our best talks on the topic.

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5 keys to debunking climate fatalism

May 17, 2016 by  
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How do you know when you are about to have an encounter with a Climate Fatalist?Watch for the cues in body language — the slumped shoulders, the deep sigh as you broach the topic, the audible gasp of air leaving the body.And then the words: “It is soooo complicated. It seems so impossibly difficult to get everyone in the world — all people, all industry — to dramatically reduce their carbon emissions.”

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Satellites and Big Data to help save the oceans

May 17, 2016 by  
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Huge areas of the oceans will be protected by an emerging U.N. treaty, but new technology must be harnessed to enforce these ambitious initiatives.

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Nissan takes on Tesla in vehicle-to-grid energy tech race

May 17, 2016 by  
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The maker of the Leaf electric car has unveiled a home energy storage system using recycled car batteries, plus a program allowing EV owners to sell power back to the grid.

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Green Pro Bono-Fall 2012 Networking Event

September 10, 2012 by  
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TOPIC: “Building Greener Communities through Entreprenuership” Hear Antje Danielson, the Administrative Director at TIE (Tufts Institute of the Environment), discuss social entrepreneurship. A continental breakfast will be included and Nixon Peabody has graciously offered us space to hold the event! Hosted by: greenprobono.org

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Why "Conflict-Free" Diamonds Are Unreliable: Kimberley Process is "Pandora’s Box" of Ethical Issues

September 14, 2011 by  
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Image: ljv via flickr It’s not exactly breaking news, but this topic is worth a recap. The Kimberley Process was established to prevent diamond sales from funding conflict —” blood diamonds “—but in reality, not a whole lot has changed. Chances are good that those “certified conflict-free” diamonds you might be shopping for as an ethical consumer are just as con… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Completely Unshocking Study: Air Pollution Drops Dramatically When Ships Use Cleaner Fuel

September 14, 2011 by  
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photo: Glen / CC BY A glimpse of things to come, once new regulations specifying ships use low-sulfur fuels near coastlines comes into effect next year: A new study shows that pollution from ships drops up to 90% when cleaner fuel is used. Based on research done in NOAA airplanes and ships, monitoring emissions from

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Tom Friedman on Climate Denying Presidential Candidates

September 14, 2011 by  
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Lots of people read Tom Friedman’s New York Times column . He is considered “very influential” in “liberal circles”. So it is always good to see him tell his readers what dire straits we’re in when it comes to climate change. And this column was especially entertaining, because it mocked two of the most entertainingly idiotic people to be considered “presidential frontrunners” in recent history. He goes on to expound upon the importance of pricing carbon and creating real green jobs. It is a very green-focused co… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Wisconsin, Home Of The "Sewer Socialists," Redefining Future Of Environmental Regulation?

February 27, 2011 by  
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“UV lamp from Radium, a Siemens company, treats 20 liters of water in about 15 minutes. Its powerful UV radiation destroys all pathogenic bacteria in the process.” Caption & image credit: Siemens .

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