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Are The Skeptics Right?

There is a clear and obvious difference of opinion in society with regard to the importance of the issues […]

It’s Easy To Be Cynical

When we see celebrities getting behind a cause, there are many of us – maybe even most of us […]

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Here’s The Main Difference Between Sustainability And Going Green

If you want to take an active role in protecting the environment, youre probably aware of the movements toward sustainability and going green. What you may not realize, however, is that those two concepts are not synonymous, and one is far more beneficial than the other. When you get involved in environmental activism, you frequently hear the three Rs: reuse, reduce and recycle. All three of these are critical parts of sustainability and protecting the environment. However, if you examine the bulk of the Go Green campaign, […]

We could be saving a lot of money by living a cleaner, greener lifestyle — like in the trillions.

Look, I get it: Cleaning up your carbon footprint feels like a lot of work. What with all the dividing up your plastics and cans and cardboard and glass and dragging that bright green or blue bin out to the curb once a week. Hell, I’m not even sure what goes where at my co-working space: Is there a difference between the blue and the green? What about all the biodegradable cups and utensils? Where do I put those when I’m done? I’M SO OVERWHELMED ooooh, look! […]

It’s So Easy, Being Green

With oil and natural gas prices rocketing, stoking terror of long, cold and and expensive winters, a renewed interest in keeping heating costs under control has has been sparked. Homeowner’s have an ignited passion in understanding energy saving methods. If you’re in this boat, stuck in cold waters, here are some tips for energy saving tricks of the trade. If you’re living in a home with a furnace that’s more than 20 years old, you may have already attempted the “buy a sweater” method of keeping warm. […]

Why IT has to Go Green

As the amount of C02 that Britain’s data centres emit is more than the total annual CO2 emissions of Norwich and Oxford, it is time the IT industry took responsibility for their actions. In comparison to the widely criticised aviation industry, which accounts for 2% of the world’s total C02 carbon emissions, IT accounts for 4%. Despite these negative figures, it is encouraging to hear in The Carbon Trust and YouGov report into employees’ attitudes to carbon reduction, 70 % said they wanted to cut their carbon […]

What Makes A “Green” Home?

While “green” has become quite the buzzword when it comes to home building and design, what exactly it means isn’t always clear. There are a few standards for eco-friendly homes, but the term “green” doesn’t have a universal definition beyond being a color made by mixing yellow and blue. So how does a consumer know when a home the builder is calling “green” is actually built with an ecological focus, or at least enough of one to justify its price? Some of the standards for ecologically minded […]