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How to Buy an Energy Efficient Fridge (in 2014)

April 8th, 2014 | by Guest Author

While still responsible for about 13 percent of your home’s energy use, fridges have ditched bulky insulation for slim line panels, drastically cutting down on their consumption and giving us much more space for the energy we use


Google Earth Maps Global Warming at the Local Level

February 4th, 2014 | by Guest Author

The University of East Anglia has teamed up with Google to make surface temperature data easily accessible. If you've ever wondered how much global warming has raised local temperatures in your area or elsewhere


Ich Bin Ein Gardener: Berlin’s Urban Gardens

January 30th, 2014 | by Guest Author

Tomatoes, veggies and herbs are sprouting from Berlin parks, a shopping mall rooftop and even a former airfield in community gardens that pioneer farmers say add green spice to urban life.


A Whole New Way to Think about “Paying with Plastic”

January 11th, 2014 | by Guest Author

The very best solutions not only come up with a brilliant answer to an important problem, but often manage to help address other issues too. Here's one that seems to fit that bill, pointed out to us by Izabella Kaminska. It's called Plastic Bank



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