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Cool Web Apps & Sites June 18, 2019 posted by

Warning Stripes Visualization – how does climate change look in your area?

We do really good with visualizations. When we can put abstract ideas, like climate change, into something we can see, people understand it better. As with most things, simple goes a long way. Which is why the Warning Stripes Visualization works so well and now you can see it for your area.


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Warning Stripes Visualization – how does climate change look in your area?
Eco Friendly June 12, 2019 posted by

Plastic is Complex – Reddit thread breaks down sustainable plastics

Biodegradable plastic is a really interesting concept and a future that incorporates such products on a large scale is one that is exciting in a lot of ways. But as we learn more about the issue of plastics when it comes to sustainability, we need to realize that it’s not as easy as just replacing plastics with something else. This interesting Reddit thread outlines some of the hurdles.


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Plastic is Complex – Reddit thread breaks down sustainable plastics
Eco Friendly June 11, 2019 posted by

Tap – find water wherever you go

Drinking water is SO GOOD for you. You probably aren’t drinking enough and you should do more. But plastic bottles are so not good for the earth and you should use less of them. So what do you do when you’re out and about, trying to stay hydrated while not creating more pollution? Check out tap, the app that tells you were you can fill up your bottle.


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Tap – find water wherever you go
hmm..interesting June 4, 2019 posted by

World Privacy Forum – these guys really care about privacy

Privacy is a big deal online. As it should be because one, we’re all people who deserve that and two, there’s no telling what people will get up to with your private information. You’re not the only person that cares about it out there though. The World Privacy Forum is an entire research group dedicated to matters of privacy.


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World Privacy Forum – these guys really care about privacy
Eco Friendly June 3, 2019 posted by

Conference Swag – this common marketing tool is killer on the environment

If you go to conventions, like work conventions, not comic, then you’re likely REALLY familiar with the free swag. Pens, magnets, tote bags all branded with company logos to get you to remember their services, whatever they may be, after you leave the weekend. This is not great for the environment.


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Conference Swag – this common marketing tool is killer on the environment
Eco Friendly May 20, 2019 posted by

Better Health By Going Electric – making the way for electric cars may improve health

Switching to electric vehicles is good for the environment, less emissions! But did you know, it could be good for our health too? A new paper looks at the costs of building electric vehicle charging infrastructures vs health costs and the numbers are looking good for electric cars.


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Better Health By Going Electric – making the way for electric cars may improve health
Eco Friendly May 3, 2019 posted by

Amazon One Day Shipping – the new standard might not be great for the Earth

Amazon shipping is moving towards one day shipping on orders for Prime members and although this is exciting for everyone getting packages, it’s not such great news for the environment. That instant gratification delivery can mean an increase in carbon footprints across the board.


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Amazon One Day Shipping – the new standard might not be great for the Earth
hmm..interesting April 26, 2019 posted by

Do Personal Changes Help Climate Change – well, they don’t hurt

Changing your personal habits is a popular reaction to climate change issues but scientist aren’t so sure that our small lifestyle changes will be even close to enough to make a real difference. What is clear is that companies and governments making mass changes will. So the advice? Keep fighting for policy changes and accountability for corporations but make the changes that you can and encourage others as well.


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Do Personal Changes Help Climate Change – well, they don’t hurt
hmm..interesting April 26, 2019 posted by

NYC vs Climate Change – the city has dramatic plans for the disappearing coastlines

The changing climate won’t just impact the weather. With the warmer temperatures, the world is going to be looking at many disappearing coastlines, many of which people, you know, live along. Rather than just waiting for everything to sink, New York City is looking at a radical plan to prepare for it and it may outline how the rest of the world handles the same problems.


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NYC vs Climate Change – the city has dramatic plans for the disappearing coastlines
Eco Friendly April 25, 2019 posted by

Small Changes Matter – smaller changes at sensitive times may have large impact on climate

It’s going to take a lot to make the sort of changes we need to disrupt climate change, everyone knows that, right? Well, maybe that’s not exactly true. Maybe a small push, at just the right time, might be good too. Researchers have proposed a new theory, that smaller changes enacted at critical points might help to turn back the clock on the changing world.


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Small Changes Matter – smaller changes at sensitive times may have large impact on climate