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Jul

Al Gore chooses reality: Do you?

CHOOSE REALITY: I love the all-cap, in-your-face, sledgehammer of a headline on the homepage of The Climate Reality Project, Al Gore‘s latest and never-ending effort to battle climate change. It’s such a simple notion, but one that as a nation, we’ve struggled with, especially with regards to climate change.

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23
Jul

Google vs. Ecosia: Searching for an answer

I like to think of myself as green. Maybe not as green as they come, but I try to walk the walk and I think about the planet every day. I’ve gotten rid of our car. I’m oh-so-close to being 100 percent vegetarian. I recycle, buy carbon offsets, religiously reuse things like our plastic sandwich and freezer bags. So why am I having such a hard time giving up Google as my search engine for the new environmentally friendly search engine, Ecosia.org?

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22
Jul

What global warming looks like around the planet

You think it’s hot today? You think this is bad? You want to see what global warming looks like to others around the globe? Check out the video from the Natural Resources Defense Council for what’s transpired on our planet the past decade. Video embed below.

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21
Jul

Is this brutal heat the new norm?

It’s 97 degrees outside today in New York, but with the heat index, it feels like 107. And tomorrow’s forecast is even more brutal with a base temperature of 101 predicted. With all the talk of global warming, the question is, is this the new norm?

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3
Jul

Help save the planet: Ride, don’t drive

A really clever video from the Environmental Defense Fund in its campaign to help save the planet. Turn up the volume for this, too, as the music helps set a moving tone. And speaking of moving, as the video says, “Ride, don’t drive.” Video embed below.

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