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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

Most people are aware of the ever-present and continuously growing climate change crisis, but not everyone knows how they can do their part to protect the planet. There is a common misconception that going green or reducing your carbon footprint is expensive and requires a significant time investment, but this is not the case. There […]

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The Technologies That Could Combat Climate Change

Climate change is the talk of the town these days and it’s not really hard to see why. Over the last year alone, there has been more flooding than ever before in central America, major forest fires running rampage throughout Australia and huge droughts hitting the Great Plains. There’s also more carbon dioxide in the […]

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5 Unique Ways To Combat Climate Change

Let’s face it – whether we like it or not, it’s difficult to deny that climate change is actually happening. Sea levels are on the rise, there are water shortages across the globe, and ice caps are melting at an unprecedented rate. Something simply needs to be done – and soon. One of the most […]

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How to Minimize Your Carbon Footprint and Pollute Our Planet Less

At this point, the majority of people are aware we’re in need of urgent environmental policies. The Earth’s resources we’ve been taking for granted are not infinite and we’ve witnessed pollution taking the lives of humans as well as animals. Although we are fully conscious of the serious threat caused by global warming, we still […]

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National Arbor Day: Trees and Climate Change Mitigation

Today is National Arbor Day. Arbor Day was originally founded by J. Sterling Morton back in 1872 and is celebrated each year on the last Friday in April. The idea behind Arbor Day was simple; set aside a special day for tree planting. Now, each year, we celebrate National Arbor Day by planting more trees. […]

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Biodegradable Building Materials That Ease Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

Sustaining a healthy environment starts in the home. There are subtle ways to make a difference, like cutting back on energy usage and avoiding plastic products. And there are more immediately significant ways to make a difference, like implementing some of the biodegradable materials below into future design plans. Let’s take a look at information […]

CO2 Emissions: 10 Ways to Reduce Your Footprint

According to a report from The World Bank,  worldwide CO2 emissions as of 2013 were 4.996 metric tons per capita. For those of you who are unfamiliar, a metric ton is 2,204.62 pounds. This means each person is producing approximately 11,014 pounds of emissions each year. Unfortunately over the past 15 years, we have seen a […]

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Earth Hour 2015: We Have the Power to Affect Climate Change

Each year between 8:30 and 9:30pm local time on March 28th, millions of people take the time to show their commitment to protecting the earth and its people by participating in Earth Hour. Last year, the impact of Earth Hour was widespread: 162 countries and territories participated in Earth Hour 7000 or more cities and municipalities also get […]

Earth Day: How to Get Your Kids Involved

This year Earth Day is all about educating people on climate change and the effect it is having on people all around the world. It goes way beyond that, however, as this Earth Day strives to highlight the exceptional acts being taken by people, like you and me, to combat climate change and do what […]