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No Impact Week, Day 2 – Monday: Trash

No Impact Week, Day 2 – Monday: Trash

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 5th, 2011

Can wasting less improve your life?

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No Impact Week, Day 1 – Sunday: Consumption

No Impact Week, Day 1 – Sunday: Consumption

By Aran Seaman, Posted January 4th, 2011

Is it possible to live a fuller and happier life by buying less stuff?

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Throwing cold water on Europe’s “Millennium Winter” forecast

Throwing cold water on Europe’s “Millennium Winter” forecast

By Stefan Rahmstorf and Olivia Serdeczny, Posted December 13th, 2010

The claim circulates in the internet and in many mainstream media as well: Scientists have allegedly predicted the coldest winter in 1,000 years for Europe. What is behind it? Nothing – no scientist has predicted anything like it. A Polish tabloid made up the story.

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If we save the tigers, we’ll save the planet

If we save the tigers, we’ll save the planet

By Leonardo DiCaprio and Carter S. Roberts, Posted December 9th, 2010

By rescuing the tigers, we save everything beneath their ecological umbrella – everything connected to them – including the world’s last great forests, whose carbon storage mitigates climate change

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No to Geo-Engineering: UN Issues a Moratorium on Efforts to Manipulate the Earth’s Climate

No to Geo-Engineering: UN Issues a Moratorium on Efforts to Manipulate the Earth’s Climate

By Jeff Conant, Posted November 17th, 2010

Under the agreement, no geo-engineering projects can take place until risks to the environment as well as social, cultural, and economic impacts have been assessed.

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The Doomsday Machine and the Race to Save the World

The Doomsday Machine and the Race to Save the World

By Jeff Conant, Posted November 11th, 2010

How close are we to space sunshades, mountaintop painting, ‘fertilizing’ the oceans with iron, and redirecting hurricanes? Closer than you might imagine.

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7 Principles of a Climate-Friendly Diet

7 Principles of a Climate-Friendly Diet

By Eartheasy, Posted September 19th, 2010

If we’re serious about the climate crisis, says Lappé, we have to talk about food.

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The Temperature is Getting Hot as Hell and We’re not Going to Take it Anymore

The Temperature is Getting Hot as Hell and We’re not Going to Take it Anymore

By Bill McKibben, Posted August 16th, 2010

Fossil fuel is wrecking the one earth we’ve got. Polite suggestions won’t get us anywhere.

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Global Temperatures in 2010 Warmest on Record

Global Temperatures in 2010 Warmest on Record

By Eartheasy, Posted July 22nd, 2010

The combined global land and ocean average surface temperature for June 2010 was the warmest on record.

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The Case for Sustainable Meat

The Case for Sustainable Meat

By Shannon Hayes, YES! Magazine, Posted July 5th, 2010

Can meat have a place in the life of a “radical homemaker” trying to live sustainably? Farmer Shannon Hayes believes it can.

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Can ‘buying green’ save the planet?

Can ‘buying green’ save the planet?

By Aran Seaman, Posted April 22nd, 2010

Does changing your personal behavior and ‘buying green’ make any difference at all?

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How Volcanoes can Change the World

How Volcanoes can Change the World

By Dr. Roseanne D’Arrigo, Posted April 20th, 2010

The eruption of Iceland’s Laki volcano in 1783-84 had profound effects on climate, not just in Iceland but around the globe.

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No Car, No Problem

No Car, No Problem

By Orion Kriegman YES! Magazine, Posted April 15th, 2010

How one man’s choice to live car-free brought him more in touch with his neighbors, his community, and himself.

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Washington’s snowfall, brought to you by global warming

Washington’s snowfall, brought to you by global warming

By Bill McKibbon, Posted February 17th, 2010

The world is still warming. Humanity is still to blame. And we still, urgently, need to do something about it.

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Reflections on a one week carbon cleanse

Reflections on a one week carbon cleanse

By Aran Seaman, Posted January 21st, 2010

Organized by the “No Impact Project”, I joined hundreds of other people from around the world in a week of personal analysis and change with the goal of reducing our carbon footprint and leading a better, happier life in the process.

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Our Low-Carbon Future

Our Low-Carbon Future

By Nicholas Stern, Posted December 7th, 2009

The United Nations climate change conference, beginning this week in Copenhagen, should provide the climax to two years of international negotiations over a new global treaty…

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Transition Towns – preparing for a self-sufficient community-based future

Transition Towns – preparing for a self-sufficient community-based future

By Eartheasy, Posted November 9th, 2009

In over 150 cities in 14 countries, ‘Transition Town’ communities are raising awareness of the threats associated with peak oil and climate change, and taking practical steps to prepare for a post-industrial future…

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Geoengineering – will schemes to reverse global warming do more harm than good?

Geoengineering – will schemes to reverse global warming do more harm than good?

By James Lovelock, The Guardian, Posted September 29th, 2009

Perhaps we had better use our energies to adapt and leave nature to take its course.

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Can one crisis lead the way to recovery from another?

Can one crisis lead the way to recovery from another?

By Joseph Curtin, Senior Researcher, Institute of International and European Affairs, Dublin, Posted September 14th, 2009

Could the time be ripe to rethink the model of capitalism that has brought us to the brink, and coherently address the systemic flaws that exist?

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An organic farmer’s perspective on the meat/climate change debate

An organic farmer’s perspective on the meat/climate change debate

By Eliot Coleman, Grist.org, Posted August 20th, 2009

A 2007 UN report called “Livestock’s Long Shadow,” claimed that 18 percent of global human-induced greenhouse gas emissions stem from meat production. Eliot Coleman, a respected small-scale farmer, offers this counterpoint.

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