Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘pollution’

Unleash the Toxic Avenger on climate change

Unleash the Toxic Avenger on climate change

The year 1984 may be famous — especially amongst high-schoolers — for the angst of Winston Smith. He’s the guy trying to cope with illegal daydreams of individual freedom in the repressed collective created by George Orwell. But 1984 also brought “The Toxic Avenger,” a low-rent cinematic romp with environmental themes. Described as an action [...]

You dirty rat: Global warming’s fossil fuel friends

You dirty rat: Global warming’s fossil fuel friends

The temperature is a little warm. The forecast for this early August day called for 111 degrees in Fresno/Clovis, Calif. where I live. That’s relatively common in this region, where 40 or more days above 100 is common for summer. But it appears more of the United States is in for similar treatment. The National [...]

Key to pollution reduction is more vintage cars

Key to pollution reduction is more vintage cars

I spent most of the Labor Day weekend working on my VW. Certainly not the pursuit many would choose. But getting the thing back on the road one of my over-riding goals. The next one is cracking that novel. Can’t do one without finishing the other. At least, that’s the way my mind works. The [...]

Breathe Deep: Beating greenhouse gases won’t be easy

Breathe Deep: Beating greenhouse gases won’t be easy

 Recession does have some positives. The stalled economy reduced demand for gasoline and diesel and electric power. People drove less, bought fewer items and used less energy as a result. The production of greenhouse gas — carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and fluorinated gases — peaked in 2007 at 2.752 billion metric tons, dipped to a [...]

Reusable Green Bags Can Promote Your Companys Eco Friendly Ways

Reusable Green Bags Can Promote Your Companys Eco Friendly Ways

Generally around the world, folks are waking up to the reality that the atmosphere of the very planet we live in is being negatively impacted by the economic activities that just a century ago seemed common. We are pausing to judge, as consumers, what we could do to try and resolve the problems the world [...]


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