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Battling Climate Change In 12 Ways

Battling Climate Change In 12 Ways

As people, towns, cities and countries honor World Environment Day 2009, the United Nations Environment Programme offers 12 ways each of us can make a difference in the fight against climate change.

HOME Documentary Debuts On World Environment Day

HOME Documentary Debuts On World Environment Day

In commemoration of the United Nations' 37th Annual World Environment Day, a new environmental documentary, HOME, was released globally June 5 to enlighten all of us about how we view and treat

Pittsburgh Hosts G20 Summit In September

Pittsburgh Hosts G20 Summit In September

The White House announced May 28 that it selected Pittsburgh to host the next G20 summit for global economic leaders to assemble on September 24 and 25.

Way Cleared For West Virginia Wind Farm

Way Cleared For West Virginia Wind Farm

On June 3, the West Virginia Supreme Court refused to take up a dispute over the construction of a wind farm, allowing state approval of the $250 million project to stand. The electric-generating facility and associated interconnection facilities will be built along a ridge in north-central West Virginia in Barbour and Randolph Counties.

Taste It Before You Waste It

Taste It Before You Waste It

When your mother tells you to finish all the food on your plate, it isn’t just because there are starving people in India. Americans waste the most food in the world—the average household throws out $500 worth of spoiled or uneaten food each year.

Green(er) Shopping Tips

Green(er) Shopping Tips

In my effort to live a greener lifestyle, I have been changing many things. Converting to this new lifestyle can take some time, but I am working diligently at it.
World Powers to Come Together for Energy

World Powers to Come Together for Energy

For the first time ever, world energy leaders are coming together for the advancement energy efficiency. The largest economic powers—including the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, and Russia, together with China, South Korea, India, Brazil, and Mexico—signed the official partnership last week at the G8 Energy Ministers Meeting in Rome.

Air Pollution Can Cause Blood Clots, Harvard Study Says

Air Pollution Can Cause Blood Clots, Harvard Study Says

A study released last month by the Harvard School of Public Health concludes that tiny airborne hazardous particulate can lead to blood clots, which is often associated with long-term airplane flights.

Green Energy Think Tank Opens In Singapore

Green Energy Think Tank Opens In Singapore

The Nanyang Technology University announced June 3 that it has formed a multi-disciplinary energy research center to research complex energy-related issues. The Energy Research Institute will be a venue for scientists to assemble and exchange ideas across various disciplines.

Pre-Owned Office Furniture - Practical and Responsible

Pre-Owned Office Furniture - Practical and Responsible

Managers looking for practical and economical ways to be environmentally responsible don’t have to look any further than their desktop. Buying pre-owned office furniture is energy efficient, cost-effective and improves employee morale. In some cases, it’s possible to upgrade to higher quality used furniture for the same price or less than the cost for lower-grade new furniture.
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