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Eco Friendly July 29, 2019 posted by

Too Hot To Sweat – climate change will make parts of the planet uninhabitable, soon

Humans can survive in a lot of varied climates but our ability to survive the heat may be meeting its limits in some places. Not because it’s too hot but because it’s (just) too hot but the humidity. Turns out a wet heat really is worse than a dry heat.


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Too Hot To Sweat – climate change will make parts of the planet uninhabitable, soon
Eco Friendly July 29, 2019 posted by

Say No To Skyscrapers – glass buildings are not great in a climate crisis

Sparkling, glass skyscrapers are a really common feature on most city skylines these days but did you realize that they function like giant greenhouses that trap heat? Probably not because of air conditioning but in the time of climate crisis, we should rethink this common design choice.


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Say No To Skyscrapers – glass buildings are not great in a climate crisis
hmm..interesting July 29, 2019 posted by

This Tree Tweets – scientists hook a tree up with sensors to track reaction to change

Trees can’t talk to us which is a shame because they could probably tell us a lot about our changing world. After all, they’ve been around for a very, very long time. Somebody else thought about that too and thanks to technology, gave one tree a way to “talk” to us, no Lorax needed. A northern red oak has been outfitted with sensors and its observations are tweeted.


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This Tree Tweets – scientists hook a tree up with sensors to track reaction to change
hmm..interesting July 25, 2019 posted by

Solarpunk Fiction – check out these books for a look at a better future

When we think of a future impacted by climate change it’s all catastrophes and dystopias. I know, it’s scary but science fiction has our back and can help us see a world where things are pretty rough but humanity is trying. Solarpunk is the balm for your climate weary souls. Check out this list of books that will help restore your faith in the future.


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Solarpunk Fiction – check out these books for a look at a better future
hmm..interesting July 24, 2019 posted by

Stratospheric Aerosol Injection – a radical solution to climate change

There are many ideas for things we can do on the ground to help lesson the damage of climate change, many of which are already in development or being used today. That being said, there’s still room for radical solutions like dumping sulfate particles into the stratosphere, called stratospheric aerosol injection, to protect us from the sun. Science fiction sounding? Yes but it’s a real suggestion.


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Stratospheric Aerosol Injection – a radical solution to climate change
Electric Cars July 23, 2019 posted by

What is Driving an Electric Car Really Like? – check out this piece to get an idea

There are a lot of questions about the viability of electric cars. Cost, travel restrictions, accessibility, etc. Hardly anyone talks about just driving them but it turns out that if you’re used to traditional cars, an electric one is a bit different. Check out this article that gives a break down for what it’s like to drive an electric car.


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What is Driving an Electric Car Really Like? – check out this piece to get an idea
Eco Friendly July 19, 2019 posted by

Non-Washing Clothes – wear a t-shirt for days and days without washing it

Not having to do laundry ever again is the future we all want. And bonus, less laundry is better for the environment. There are a couple of brands that offer clothes that can last without a tumble in the wash but are they really better and do they actually work? As it turns out, the answer is yes.


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Non-Washing Clothes – wear a t-shirt for days and days without washing it
Eco Friendly July 16, 2019 posted by

UK Needs More Sustainable Farming – the country has 10 years make changes

What we eat is a big factor in what’s happening with the climate. Farming and livestock are contributing to many negative aspects of the climate crisis. In order to get back on track, some changes need to be made. In the UK, these changes need to be drastic in order to be sustainable.


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UK Needs More Sustainable Farming – the country has 10 years make changes
Eco Friendly July 9, 2019 posted by

Electric Cars Won’t Save Us – the future calls for less cars (they should still be electric though)

Electric cars are a step in the right direction! They’re cleaner and far better for the environment than the current standard of cars. Adopting them is an important step in cutting back on emissions, however, they are not a cure all. The real goal should be lower car use when we can.


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Electric Cars Won’t Save Us – the future calls for less cars (they should still be electric though)