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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 […]

Is Global Warming Triggering More Earthquakes?

Image by Alex Healing / Creative Commons With the recent earthquakes we’ve been experiencing and hearing about in the news, I thought it would be a good opportunity to touch on whether or not global warming, or climate change, could be contributing to the seemingly increased quake activity and how we can be prepared in […]

Gas Prices Hit $5 a Gallon: Tips to Ease the Pain

Image by Chuck Coker / Creative Commons About a week and a half ago, I saw this article about how gas prices were headed to $4 a gallon by Memorial Day. At the time, the price of gas near my house was hovering right around $3.80. Now, less than two weeks later one gas station […]

6 Alternative Energies Which Could Help Combat Climate Change

Image by Fredo / Creative Commons When you hear someone talking about climate change, what is the first thing you think? Most people immediately think about global warming and the environmental controversy about who is to blame for this so-called “global warming”. Climate change, however, is believed to come from two main sources. There is […]

Oddly Edible Gasoline, Diesel and Other Fuel Alternatives

With gasoline prices as high as they are and many analysts predicting they will reach the $5 per gallon mark in the not too distant future, people are beginning to turn more and more to alternative fuels. Hybrids, electric vehicles and solar-powered vehicles may be a hot ticket item now, but what about all the […]

Scottish Island Cuts CO2 Emissions in Half

I’m sure you are wondering how an island can manage to cut their CO2 emissions in half.  Well, it started like this…just a few short years ago the residents of the Isle of Eigg did not have access to 24-hour power. They had to rely on producing their own power through diesel-powered generators, wood-burning, etc. […]

Skip Gasoline, Pedal Power Has Made a Comeback

One of the easiest ways to save on auto expenses is to save on gasoline. You can save in many ways: drive less, hunt around for the best fuel prices, carpool, use public transportation, use a proven fuel additive, ride share, invest in a hybrid or EV, etc. Image by Jeff Moser/BikeCarson.com But one of […]

Here’s What You Can Do: International Climate Action Day

Image by Per Ola Wiberg (Powi) A few weeks ago I wrote my blog about Carbon Dioxide and International Climate Action Day.  But I decided today that rather than writing a blog about something else, I wanted bring your attention right back to International Climate Action Day – which for those of you who aren’t familiar with it, is tomorrow […]