Ben & Jerry’s aims to fight climate change using the ultimate weapon – ice cream

June 2, 2015 by  
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Can ice cream save the world? For Vermont ice cream makers Ben & Jerry’s, the answer is a resounding “yes”. Their new flavor, Save Our Swirled, is sending out an SOS to Ben & Jerry’s fans around the world to take action on climate change . The brand is encouraging fans to sign an Avaaz petition calling for world leaders to take a serious stance on the climate at the UN Climate Summit in Paris this year. “Our goal is for international leaders to work towards 100 percent Clean Energy by 2050,” the Ben & Jerry’s website says. Read the rest of Ben & Jerry’s aims to fight climate change using the ultimate weapon – ice cream Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Avaaz , Ben & Jerry’s , climate action , Climate Change , climate petition , global warming , Ice Cream , tesla , tesla model-s , UN Climate Summit 2015 , UN Climate Summit Paris

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic home cuts energy bill 60% with over 2,000 LEDs

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Two of Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic estates are being updated with super efficient LEDs as part of an overall effort to reduce energy use, while keeping true to Wright’s vision. Taliesin West and Taliesin, located in Arizona and Wisconsin, respectively, are gaining over 2,000 LEDs in the upgrade. After an energy audit of the property, caretakers learned that they could offset the utility costs by 51 percent by providing more energy efficient lighting. After an extensive search for new lighting that would keep the look and feel of the property in alignment with the Wright’s vision, OSRAM Sylvania was selected to supply the cost-effective lighting upgrade. Read the rest of Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic home cuts energy bill 60% with over 2,000 LEDs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: energy efficient lighting , frank lloyd wright , LED lighting , net zero energy homes , net zero energy lighting upgrades , net zero energy properties , taliesin , Taliesin West

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