Posts by tag: climate change

Eco Friendly October 1, 2019 posted by

Plastic is Finding Its Way Everywhere – bottles washed up on remote island in the Atlantic

If you’ve been reading us for a any length of time then you’re aware of the plastic problem in the ocean. You’re also likely aware that the plastic that finds its way into the water can and does stick around for a long time. But it isn’t all old trash washing up on shore. Scientists have found fairly new waste on a remote island and that’s a sign that we need to do better.

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Plastic is Finding Its Way Everywhere – bottles washed up on remote island in the Atlantic
Eco Friendly September 30, 2019 posted by

No Red October – cutting red meat for the good of the planet

Cutting out red meat is often cited as one of the ways we can help reduce our carbon footprints. Popular Science holds a yearly event called No Red October where they encourage readers to cut out cow. They’ve published a handy guide with some tips for cutting down the beef. Even if you’re not participating, here’s some advice you can incorporate to lower the amount of red meat in your diet.

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No Red October – cutting red meat for the good of the planet
Eco Friendly September 26, 2019 posted by

The Future Needs Batteries – in order to get the most renewable energy, we need energy storage

Renewable energy is the future because emissions caused by current energies are literally killing us. But the sun doesn’t always shine, the wind doesn’t always blow so how do we keep up with demand? The answer is simple: Batteries! But to become fully sustainable, we’re going to have to ramp up their production and quality.

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The Future Needs Batteries – in order to get the most renewable energy, we need energy storage
Eco Friendly September 20, 2019 posted by

Do Personal Acts Matter – if everyone does a little, we can do a lot

Do personal choices affect climate change outcomes? That’s one of the big questions for the climate crisis. We know that the major factors come from industry and obviously, a private person forgoing air travel or cutting meat from their menu won’t change that. But, even so, making personal changes can have an impact, just not exactly in the way we think.

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Do Personal Acts Matter – if everyone does a little, we can do a lot