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How to Wrestle an Elephant

How to Wrestle an Elephant

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 5th, 2014

The battle against climate change begins at home.

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How to Get Started with Alternative Energy

How to Get Started with Alternative Energy

By Eartheasy, Posted March 27th, 2014

Generating clean electricity at home has become a realistic dream. Is it right for you?

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Megadroughts ahead?  Let’s all cut water use by 20%

Megadroughts ahead? Let’s all cut water use by 20%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2014

We can make a difference right now with a few household adjustments — our ecosystem may hang in the balance.

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Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

By Sheila Harrington, Posted February 3rd, 2014

Harvested rainwater is an excellent source of water for both potable and nonpotable uses.

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10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 29th, 2014

How can I make a difference in the global environmental crisis? Trees are still the best “technology” to capture CO2, if you pick the right ones.

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Carbon Reduction Efforts Failing to Thwart ‘4-degree’ Climate Doomsday Scenario

Carbon Reduction Efforts Failing to Thwart ‘4-degree’ Climate Doomsday Scenario

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 4th, 2012

World Bank encourages countries, individuals to act more aggressively to achieve climate goals…

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Arctic Sea Ice in Record Retreat

Arctic Sea Ice in Record Retreat

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 4th, 2012

Our planet is warming at an alarmingly rapid pace, evidenced by an accelerating rate of sea ice decline…

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White Roofs Offer a Simple Strategy to Help Combat Global Warming

White Roofs Offer a Simple Strategy to Help Combat Global Warming

By Juan Carlos P.E., Posted July 24th, 2012

It’s amazing how the ambient temperature in a building can change so significantly through this simple action…

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Connecting the Dots…to Climate Change

Connecting the Dots…to Climate Change

By Earthasy, Posted May 26th, 2011

It is becoming more apparent that warming of the climate is unequivocal…

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Turning it Off and Taking it up a Notch for Earth Hour

Turning it Off and Taking it up a Notch for Earth Hour

By Naomi Devine, Posted March 25th, 2011

Join the world in signaling support for climate action by turning your lights off for one hour, Saturday March 26th at 8:30pm (Local time)

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A climate-change activist prepares for the worst

A climate-change activist prepares for the worst

By Mike Tidwell, Posted February 28th, 2011

“The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences.” – Winston Churchill

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How can record snowfalls be caused by global warming?

How can record snowfalls be caused by global warming?

By Eartheasy, Posted February 18th, 2011

Being concerned about global warming doesn’t make apparent sense when you’re knee-deep in snow…

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Eating less meat and dairy has minimal impact on global warming, expert argues

Eating less meat and dairy has minimal impact on global warming, expert argues

By ScienceDaily, Posted January 25th, 2011

There is no doubt that livestock are major producers of methane, one of the greenhouse gases, but comparison figures may be inaccurate.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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