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Renewable Energy, 96 Cities Go 100%

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Renewable Energy While countries have dragged their feet for years on meaningful climate action, many cities around the world have forged ahead with sustainability efforts. In July, about 60 mayors pledged to fight climate change at a two-day conference hosted by Pope Francis. Several cities have even made impressive strides to ditch fossil fuels in favor of renewables. Two recent reports have ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, 100% Possible by 2050

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Renewable Energy 100 percent renewable energy for all is achievable by 2050, creating jobs and cutting fuel costs, according to Greenpeace’s latest Energy [R]evolution report. Researched in collaboration with the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), the report finds that the clean energy transition—including the electricity, transport and heating sectors—will create 20 million jobs over the next 15 years, and unlike coal will provide energy ... Read More »

Greener Temperature Control in a Small Home

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Greener Temperature We all strive to make our homes warmer in the wintertime and cooler during the scorching summer months. There’s one term that encapsulates the entire concept – thermal regulation. Still, how to obtain it in a small abode by using eco tools and measures? Read More »

Energy Saving Fixes for Your Home

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Energy Saving Turning your home into an eco-friendly place is imperative. What’s more, it wouldn’t cost you a fortune, and you’d be doing both yourself and the environment a huge favor. Fixing all the leaks, reducing the water consumption, draft-proofing the home and many other interventions would save you a lot of money that you’d otherwise spend on paying the ... Read More »

Sustainable Living, Not a Distant Dream Anymore

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***Article Revised and Republished Sustainable Living  Global warming affects every single part of our lives. The ice caps are melting, we have ozone holes above the poles and the majority of large metropolitan areas struggle with high concentration of exhaust fumes. It’s clear that humankind has been galloping towards a polluted and apocalyptic future for decades. Because of that, scientists ... Read More »

Plastic Purge Challenge In 28 Days

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Plastic Purge Plastic is everywhere. Look around you right now and count the number of things that you know contain plastic. Convenient and cheap, yes. But there are some major pitfalls to living in a plastic world. Plastics can harbor some nasty ingredients, such as phthalates and BPA. And in addition to polluting your body, all that plastic is polluting the ... Read More »

Green Up Your Home, 9 Affordable Ways

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Green Up Your Home In recent years, environmental impact became a very frequently discussed topic. However, the blame for everything going wrong with the world is not entirely on politicians and huge corporations. According to a recent analysis published by the Journal of Industrial Ecology, 60%-80% of overall environmental impact comes from household consumption. It is obvious that, if we ... Read More »

Climate Policy, 10 Largest Companies ‘Obstructing’

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Climate Policy New research reveals that nearly half (45 percent) of the world’s 100 largest companies are “obstructing climate change legislation.” And those that aren’t actively obstructing climate policy are members of trade associations that do. A full 95 percent of these companies are members of trade associations “demonstrating the same obstructionist behavior.” With help from the Union of Concerned Scientists, UK-based ... Read More »

IKEA Commits $1.13B in Renewable Energy

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IKEA *******Because my girlfriend and I went shopping at IKEA this weekend, and I was reminded of the attitude IKEA has for sustainability, I felt compelled to re post this article…….(orig. posted June 7 2016)! Read More »