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Environmentally friendly, environment-friendly, eco-friendly, nature-friendly, and green are terms referring to goods and habitats, services, laws, guidelines and policies that inflict reduced, minimal, or no harm upon ecosystems or the environment

‘Simple Laws of Economics’ Doom Remaining US Coal Plants as Solar and Wind Are Now Cheaper for American Households

Posted by on March 26, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
‘Simple Laws of Economics’ Doom Remaining US Coal Plants as Solar and Wind Are Now Cheaper for American Households

A new report from #renewable energy analysis firm Energy Innovation shows that about three-quarters of power produced by the nation’s remaining coal plants is more expensive for American households than renewables including wind, solar, and hydro power.

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Study Shows That Bees Love Hemp, Which Is Wonderful News for the Environment and The World

Posted by on March 25, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Study Shows That Bees Love Hemp, Which Is Wonderful News for the Environment and The World

An interesting new scientific study connects these two burgeoning crises, showing the bees absolutely love hemp plants. Hemp crops apparently attract an array of different bee species, offering them a plentiful source of pollen for foraging.

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Trader Joe’s Phasing Out Single-Use Plastics Nationwide Following Customer Petition

Posted by on March 9, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Trader Joe’s Phasing Out Single-Use Plastics Nationwide Following Customer Petition

Trader Joe’s announced that it will be taking steps to cut back on plastic and other packaging waste after a petition launched by Greenpeace harnessed nearly 100,000 signatures.

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Citing ‘Permanent Oil Price Decline,’ Norwegian Fund’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Could Spark Global ‘Shockwave’

Posted by on March 8, 2019 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Citing ‘Permanent Oil Price Decline,’ Norwegian Fund’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Could Spark Global ‘Shockwave’

In a move that climate campaigners say should send a “shockwave” through the global oil and gas industry, the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund—the largest of its kind in the world—has recommended the Norway government divest the entirety of the fund’s $40 billion holdings from the fossil fuel industry. In a statement on Friday, Minister of Finance Siv Jensen explained the decision is meant to “reduce the vulnerability” of the Norwegian fund “to permanent oil price decline.” #fossilfueldivestment

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Tesla’s $35,000 Electric Car Is Finally Here

Posted by on March 2, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Tesla’s $35,000 Electric Car Is Finally Here

Three years after it was first announced, Tesla’s Model 3 is now available for $35,000 in the United States

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Scientists Just Pulled Carbon Dioxide Out of the Air and Turned It Back Into Coal

Posted by on March 2, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Scientists Just Pulled Carbon Dioxide Out of the Air and Turned It Back Into Coal

A new study suggests that there may exist a way for us to literally pull CO2 from the atmosphere and transform it back into solid coal.

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Why Switch to LED Lighting for your Home?

Posted by on March 2, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Why Switch to LED Lighting for your Home?

LED or light emitting diode lighting has not become popular for no reason. It has changed the future of lighting because of its energy efficiency. Not only that, they emit very little heat. Here are some more reasons why you should switch to LED lighting today. #ecofriendly

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7 Tips to Transition to Living Off the Grid Successfully

Posted by on February 28, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming, Preparedness with 0 Comments
7 Tips to Transition to Living Off the Grid Successfully

So you decided to live #offgrid, now what? This transition is not easy, but it is doable and well worth it, for some. There are many factors involved that depend on how much funds you have to invest in the change. For numerous individuals this can be a major setback as setting up for an off-grid living can be quite costly. Here are some tips and tricks to keep costs down and make the transition run smoothly.

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In ‘Historic Vote,’ Ohio City Residents Grant Lake Erie Legal Rights of a Person

Posted by on February 28, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
In ‘Historic Vote,’ Ohio City Residents Grant Lake Erie Legal Rights of a Person

Tired of receiving notices warning that their drinking water may have been compromised and having little recourse to fight corporate polluters, voters in Toledo, Ohio approved a measure granting Lake Erie some of the same legal rights as a human being. Sixty-one percent of voters in Tuesday’s special election voted in favor of Lake Erie’s Bill of Rights, which allows residents to take legal action against entities that violate the lake’s rights to “flourish and naturally evolve” without interference. #lakeerie

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The Green New Deal Can Work – Here’s How

Posted by on February 26, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
The Green New Deal Can Work – Here’s How

The #GreenNewDeal resolution recently submitted by Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) proposes a broad vision to transform America. This article is based on a new discussion paper 18 Strategies for a Green New Deal: How to Make the Climate Mobilization Work from the Labor Network for Sustainability.

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Our Battle Against Bugs: It’s Time to End Chemical Warfare

Posted by on February 23, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Our Battle Against Bugs: It’s Time to End Chemical Warfare

Insects are important wildlife often overlooked in urban habitats.

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‘Kicking Ass for Her Generation’: Applause for 16-Year-Old Greta Thunberg as EU Chief Pledges $1 Trillion to Curb Climate Threat

Posted by on February 22, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living, Eco-Friendly, Environment, Inspirational with 3 Comments
‘Kicking Ass for Her Generation’: Applause for 16-Year-Old Greta Thunberg as EU Chief Pledges $1 Trillion to Curb Climate Threat

Sixteen-year-old climate action leader Greta Thunberg stood alongside European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker Thursday in Brussels as he indicated—after weeks of climate strikes around the world inspired by the Swedish teenager—that the European Union has heard the demands of young people and pledged more than $1 trillion over the next seven years to address the crisis of a rapidly heating planet.

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Debunking the Myth that Profitability & Environmental Sustainability Don’t Go Together

Posted by on February 19, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Debunking the Myth that Profitability & Environmental Sustainability Don’t Go Together

If you want to know more about what green investing is and how you can make some simple eco-friendly swaps to get started, check out this infographic…

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Eco Bricks Just Might Help Save the Planet and YOU Can Start Yours Today!

Written by on February 14, 2019 in Conscious Living, Eco-Friendly, Inspirational with 2 Comments
Eco Bricks Just Might Help Save the Planet and YOU Can Start Yours Today!

Start your eco-brick today! It’s easy, it’s green and you can make some great crafty things too.

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In ‘Victory for Land and Water,’ Canada’s Supreme Court Rules Bankrupt Fossil Fuel Companies Must Clean Up Pollution Left Behind

Posted by on February 1, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
In ‘Victory for Land and Water,’ Canada’s Supreme Court Rules Bankrupt Fossil Fuel Companies Must Clean Up Pollution Left Behind

Green energy campaigners in Canada applauded a precedent-setting Supreme Court ruling that ordered the bankrupt Alberta-based oil and gas company Redwater Energy to clean up its failed wells instead of leaving the task to the public. #ecogoodnews

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