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Climate Change and Its Impact on Our Weather

While global warming used to be the so-called phrase of day, climate change tends to be a little more accurate. Yes, it’s true, we’ve had some pretty hot days here in California. Then, with the rash of fires we had in 2020, the term “warming” isn’t too far-fetched. In fact, a Stanford study found the […]

Underwater Climate Meeting

As part of a campaign publicizing the threat of climate change and its effects on the Maldives, Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed presided over the world’s first underwater cabinet meeting on October 17th, 2009, off the island of Girifushi with the meeting participants underwater in scuba diving gear. .

Earth

Restoring Earth: 21 Individual Acts of Green for Earth Day

Earth Day 2021 has arrived and this year’s event, like last year’s, is being held digitally around the world. The theme is “Restore Our Earth™” and, to really emphasize the importance of restoring earth, the 2021 Earth Day event is actually going to be a 3-day event beginning on April 20th and ending on April […]

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How Businesses Can Embrace Sustainability in 2021

Climate change is a pressing issue all across the globe.  Not only are carbon dioxide levels at their highest level for over 800,000 years, but sea levels are also steadily rising year on year, and animal habitats are being destroyed through deforestation. In other words, unless we do something soon, the world will never be […]

Only 100,000,000 Years Left To Live with Paul M. Sutter

When it comes to learning more about the Earth, it’s important to look to our own solar system to see how the other planets have transformed over millions of years. That’s why we invited astrophysicist, author, host, and science educator Paul M. Sutter to join us this week on The Biofriendly Podcast to chat about interstellar space travel, life on other planets, and why Bruce Willis could be the key to everything!

How Climate Change Impacts Our Water

With all of the recent extreme weather events occurring around the world, it’s important to look at our Earth’s natural water cycle and how it is being affected with our changing climate. This week we welcome back guest Michael Carroll to talk about what’s going on under the surface, some methods of capturing water, and why sometimes Scrooge McDuck is the only way to understand it all.

Frozen Energy In Texas

After the recent winter storms in Texas, we have seen a fair amount of finger-pointing as to why the state was underprepared and left in the cold. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we directly address the accusations against green technology, why a fire should always have its place, and Noel gets riled up about all the nonsense!

The Polar Vortex

As the news continues to report record low temperatures and winter storms hitting as far south as the U.S. State of Texas, it’s time to talk about what a Polar Vortex is exactly and why this is happening. Having been knee-deep in a Polar Vortex before, Noel and Jacob break down the science behind the arctic blast, what it means for our Earth’s climate, and that the only way to survive an Ice Age is in a Wendy’s.

conscious consumerism

Conscious Consumerism Trends On the Rise

While 2020 will always now be remembered as ‘the year of the coronavirus pandemic’, it’s easy to forget just how significant a period of time it has been in the fight against climate change, as well as the increase of conscious consumerism. One of the – if not the biggest – global issue we as […]

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How to Reduce Energy Consumption at Home: Simple and Cost-Effective Strategies

Did you know the average American household uses 11,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually? This energy consumption number comes from air conditioning, water heating and other standard practices. It’s not uncommon for people to spend $1,000 or more on utility bills every year. These habits are also bad for the environment. You can learn how to […]