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A place to discuss anything that has to do with the "Greening" of our planet.

Location: #science
Members: 49
Latest Activity: Sep 17, 2015

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Dealing with a Harsh Reality

Started by Dennis Paul Renner. Last reply by Dennis Paul Renner Sep 17, 2015. 16 Replies

It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that I question every action I have taken to help the planet, and, there by humanity, and the animals I have shared this planet with. Like many of you I have taken many steps in my life to protect our home. I became vegan 22 years ago, and was a vegetarian the previous 37 years. I rode bicycle every chance I got instead of driving a car, I got into solar cooking to use the suns energy instead of the carbon industries fuels. Of course I recycled. The…Continue

NEWS FLASH>> Breaking: State Department Supports Keystone XL Pipeline

Started by Sydni Moser. Last reply by Neal Jun 20, 2013. 4 Replies

 The US State Department’s final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline has been released. The State Department “does not regard the No Action Alternative to be preferable to the proposed Project.” On Day 7 of the White House Sit-in, an estimated…Continue

How a Country With One of the World's Largest Economies Is Ditching Fossil Fuels

Started by Neal. Last reply by Michel Apr 21, 2013. 16 Replies

As the U.S., and apparently Canada, moves into being a major supplier of death fuels, some countries are going in a different direction. America doesn't lead anymore, because our government is full of conservative christian dipshits.The country is headed for 80 percent renewable energy and has complete buy-in from all political parties.December 19, 2012 |…Continue

Tags: renewable, energy, 80%, to, moves

LED Light Bulbs Are Increasingly Cheaper, Greener And Controllable

Started by Neal. Last reply by Chris Apr 17, 2013. 3 Replies

I think I need some of these. =)By Katie Valentine on Mar 25, 2013 at 3:51 pmLED light bulbs are the longest-lasting and most efficient mass-produced light sources to date. And now, they’re also among the most affordable, with some costing less than $10 per bulb — a drastic drop compared to their recent $50 price tag.They’ll also do…Continue

Tags: bulbs, light, led

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Comment by Surface of a 4D event horizon! on July 23, 2013 at 10:16pm

Greening of the Earth Pushed Way Back in Time

Conventional scientific wisdom has it that plants and other creatures have only lived on land for about 500 million years, but a new study is pointing to evidence for life on land that is ... 
Comment by Neal on June 23, 2013 at 12:26pm

Get it while you can:

Comment by A Former Member on June 4, 2013 at 7:33pm
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Comment by A Former Member on April 25, 2013 at 8:13pm

Wow, Michel, that's incredible. I never knew about that. 

Comment by Michel on April 25, 2013 at 1:02pm

Documenting a spectacular environmental failure in the 1980s:

Lake Peigneur salt mine collapse


Comment by Surface of a 4D event horizon! on April 22, 2013 at 10:14pm
Comment by Lester Unega Waya on April 21, 2013 at 4:18pm

The toughest place to be a bin man.

Comment by Lester Unega Waya on April 21, 2013 at 3:11pm

"Cities need to be built up, not out, to maintain the population. I like the idea of "green" areas enforced to make that happen."

High levels of population concentration contribute to climate change/global warming.

Comment by Lester Unega Waya on April 21, 2013 at 3:07pm

"Lester, my point was that by just concentrating on the material, using our animal empathy and human reason, we might be able to achieve a better balance with our environment. "

As in when a tree is cut down, plant three more.The British approach is balance exploitation with conservation. Local fishermen for example, use their own initiative and deploy no take areas to conserve fish stocks. No take areas are off limits for about two years.


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