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Five Innovations That Will Change The World in Five Years

IBM has unveiled a list of five innovations that will alter the way we run our lives, and change how our societies work, in five years. Among the innovations are batteries that breathe air, environmental sensors built into practically everything from our cell phones to our wallets, adaptive traffic patterns for personalized commutes, and cities […]

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How to Green Your Car

Cars are one of the great mixed bags of our time. They are at once wonders of engineering and a threat to life on Earth. They create convenience and comfort and also snarled traffic and sprawling suburbs. In the U.S., about 20% of all greenhouse gas emissions come from cars and light trucks like SUVs, […]

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No More Global Warming, Just Global Cleaning

Even though there is a scientific consensus around the fact that global warming is, in fact, happening, there are still a lot of people that think it is all a load of bunk. As far back as 2003, the World Meteorological Organization “highlighted record extremes in weather and climate occurring all over the world in […]

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16 Tips for Wildlife Gardening with Kids

One of the best things you may ever cultivate in your yard is a gardener; share your love of nature with a child WHEN WE MOVED TO OUR HOME in northern Virginia, my husband and I got right to work creating our wildlife garden—replacing yards of turf with a native plant bed. We expected our […]

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Amazing Green Home Made with Bamboo!

What’s it like to create an eco-lux island style home that’s made with sustainable and beautiful bamboo? You’ll be amazed at how gorgeous a green home can be. Green buildings should incorporate water- and energy saving systems to make them truly eco-friendly.  Water Rhapsody and Yes Solar Mpumalanga offer eco-friendly rainwater collection systems, rainwater tanks, […]

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Does peak oil even matter?

It is easy to become befuddled by the current discourse on peak oil. Peak oil is defined generally as the point at which the flow rate of oil to society has reached a maximum. But this simple definition has issues too, such as what should be considered “oil.” Take, for example, the following sentences from […]

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Will climate change change us?

Our climate is changing and humans are certainly part of the reason why, according to most climate scientists. Will the changes in the climate force us to change how we live? Probably, if the past is any guide to the future. At least that’s the implication to be drawn from a newly published study that found […]

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11 Uses For Cardboard Toilet Paper Tubes

While some people may already be buying the new “tubeless” toilet paper, most of us continue to buy the kind with the cardboard tubes in the middle. (And really, that tubeless kind called Scotts Naturals is only 40% recycled paper, so please don’t buy it. Buy 100% recycled content toilet paper instead.) But at the […]

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Cancun climate talks get under way, WWF says catch-up plan needed

The yearly global climate change negotiations kicked off on Monday in Cancun, Mexico, with fewer political leaders present, and lower expectations of forging a legally binding inclusive deal on climate change, than was the case at last year’s conference in Copenhagen. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) executive secretary Christina Figueres welcomed the […]

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