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Archive for the 'Environment' Category

Solving Global Warming

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

I just finished watching a television program, where the core focus was this group of intellectuals, engineers, lawyers and environmentalists coming together in California, to discuss how the planet (read: us humans) can combat global warming. Hold on for a second, did someone forget to invite the economists? We’ll ignore this for a moment. In [...]

John Hardy and the Environment

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

A while back, I found myself watching the Knowledge Network and on came this guy I had never heard about. His name, John Hardy. Here is this guy, living in Bali in his Bamboo House, making Jewellery, running his factory ‘off the land’. Quite interesting actually, and it demonstrates hope. Hope that it can be [...]

It’s blog action day, do your part and consume less!

Monday, October 15th, 2007

It’s blog action day, and what better time to blog for a good cause: stop consuming styrofoam, plastic bags, disposable cups, etc get out of your car plant a seed switch to electronic delivery for your paper bills save a chicken Ok, that last one was a bit of a joke; but I’m sure the [...]

Bring on the gridlock! Bring on change!

Friday, September 7th, 2007

Short term pain for long term gain. I tend to believe that in order for change to occur, there needs to be a (cheaper|better|more convenient) alternative to prompt a change in user|consumer habit. After having read Jeremy’s post only minutes ago, it’s easy to see how we got to where we are today – specifically, [...]

Reduce Reuse, Recycle… 747 style

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Most of us have our blueboxes, take back our empties, but how many of you can say you’ve recycled a 747? A California woman is doing just that – to build her house! A California woman is going ahead with the construction of a house made of elements from a 747 Jumbo jet. It seemed [...]

One-Tonne Challenge – Second Edition

Sunday, May 1st, 2005

I read things like this “From TVs to cellphones, we’re throwing it all away” and it depresses me what the slope get’s steeper every year.

One-Tonne Challenge

Friday, January 28th, 2005

Take the ‘One-Tonne Challenge’ and do your part.