As Nasty Winter Cold Continues, It is Time to Double Down on Climate Change Education

Jan 07, 2014

Cold Winters Bring Out the Crazies in Climate Change Deniers Austin, Texas: As we suffer through a record cold winter, FoxNews and other climate change deniers are promoting this weather as...

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New Study: Air Pollution Causes Cancer. Any Surprises?

Oct 18, 2013

A Recent Study Proves Air Pollution Causes Cancer.  So What Are We Going To Do About It? by Robert Piller Austin, Texas: What many of us have long suspected to be true has been proven to be s...

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How Much Time & Effort Should Be Spent Trying to Sway Climate Change Deniers?

Oct 01, 2013

Focus the Green Debate on Those Most Likely to Understand Climate Change Rather than Focusing on Non-Believers by Robert Piller Austin, Texas:  The  U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Cl...

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Will the New EPA Fracking Panel Be Stuck in Politics As Usual?

Mar 26, 2013

EPA announces expert panel to review fracking study Austin, Texas: After a few years of wrangling, it looks like the EPA has finally selected “experts” to review a highly anticipated repo...

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Climate Change is Real--Whether You Believe In It or Not

Nov 02, 2012

Hurricane Sandy May be the Tipping Point in the Climate Change Debate Even the conservative business magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, understands the damage and reality of climate change. Austin, T...

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Why Do Republicans Hate Their Grandchildren So Much?

Aug 22, 2012

The Impact of Their Environmental Decisions Have Health Risks For Future Generations Austin, Texas: After reading the papers lately, I can only come to one decision: Republicans hate their grandchild...

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The Most Environmentally Friendly Oil Project Ever: National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska

Dec 19, 2011

Can Oil Companies Be Good Stewards of Our Land? Austin, Texas: The Wall Street Journal just reported that the  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a permit on Monday to ConocoPhill...

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Should the Term 'Global Warming' Be Officially Changed to 'Climate Change'

Jun 21, 2011

Global Warming. This term has been kicked around by the partisans and needs a makeover. I have thought for a while that the term “global warming” does an injustice to those who believe i...

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How Effective Are Biodegradable Products in Reducing Greenhouse Gases

Jun 03, 2011

According to a recent story by Resource Recycling, a new study out of North Carolina State University casts doubt on the environmental benefits of biodegradable materials, suggesting that as they...

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Environmental Group Is Cloning Redwood Trees to Help Reduce Global Warming

Mar 31, 2011

A recent AP story tells of a nonprofit organization called Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, which is rushing to collect genetic material from ancient redwood trees and replanting clones in hopes of res...

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Coal Power: Still More Dangerous Than Nuclear and Petroleum Energy

Mar 22, 2011

I just read two interesting blog posts that I’d like to share with my readers. According to business guru Seth Godin, for every person killed by nuclear power generation, 4,000 die due to coal,...

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US is Lifting Deep-Water Oil Drilling Ban

Oct 12, 2010

On Tuesday, the White House announced that they are lifting the controversial moratorium on deep-water oil drilling. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said in a statement that drilling in waters deeper...

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Journey through Climate History...and Beyond

Aug 24, 2010

I just saw this website that had a fascinating presentation on the history of the planet’s climate changes ..and what the future may hold. It is a interesting and interactive site based on 40 p...

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Plastic Waste in the Ocean Being Promoted in New Line Of Vacuum Cleaners

Jul 08, 2010

Electrolux is raising awareness of plastic waste in the oceans by putting plastic collected from waters around the world into some of their vacuum cleaners. In their new initiative, known as Vac From...

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Energy Reduction Should Become a National Security Objective

Dec 30, 2009

With so much heated rhetoric in Congress about Health Care, I don’t think the White House will take up any additional major undertakings for a long time, especially global warming. It just is no...

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EPA Calls Greenhouse Gases a Public Threat

Dec 07, 2009

The US Environmental Protection Agency announced that greenhouse gases are a danger to public health and welfare in a decision that should eventually lead to new emissions regulations. The so-called ...

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New Carbon Capture Tool from University of Illinois

Nov 19, 2009

I recently came across a website with a new tool: Carbon Capture Report, that I thought my readers would want to learn more about. This service is created by the University of Illinois. The Carbon Ca...

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e-Waste is on the Rise

Nov 18, 2009

In a recent article on Greener Computing‘s blog titled, E-Waste Pops Back Onto the Nation’s Radar, author Matthew Wheeland notes the recent rise in e-waste news across the globe. The arti...

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Is the Chamber of Commerce out of Touch with Its Members on Cap and Trade Policy?

Oct 01, 2009

In the past few days, many major companies have dropped their memberships in the US Chamber of Commerce because they feel the trade organization is out of touch with reality about cap and trade policy...

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EPA SLASHING LEAD ALLOWANCE IN AIR BY 90%

Oct 16, 2008

Finally, in the waning months of the Bush Administration, the EPA is slashing the amount of lead allowed in the nation’s air by 90 percent. Has the Environmental Protection Agency suddenly turne...

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Is Global Warming Good for Tourism?

Aug 22, 2008

Thank goodness for Global Warming and the melting ice caps. Now, because of melting ice caps in Alaska’s Arctic regions, oil tankers, fishing vessels and even cruise ships are able to “ven...

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