Amy on January 31st, 2009
Air pollution ! #2

Air pollution.

Forget about Oscar. Who needs all that Hollywood hoopla anyway? The Climate Activist’s Choice Awards lets us choose our favorite short video of the year. There’s no red carpet, no paparazzi and no fur wearing celebrities to aggravate you!

The…

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Roberta on January 30th, 2009
i´m not a plastic bag

Plastic is sooooo Yesterday

No plastic bags for me at the supermarket. I’m totally into green psychology.  I know that plastic is made from petroleum and that the petroleum used to make 14 supermarket plastic bags could power a car for one…

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Stephanie on January 27th, 2009
A&W

My drink of choice

Yes, its true, my name is Stephanie, and I am addicted to soda.  Depending on the region of the world in which you live, you may refer to the carbonated beverage as “pop,” “cola” or “coke.”  Having…

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Roberta on January 26th, 2009
Passenger Pigeon

A Passenger Pigeon

The term peak oil was first coined in 1956 by geophysicist  M. King Hubbert who predicted, correctly it turned out, that oil production would peak in the United States around 1970 and that global production would peak some…

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Stephanie on January 25th, 2009
Baby Wipes are Totally Underestimated ...

Everyone loves green baby wipes!

I believe that I am an entrepreneur at heart.  If only I had enough time… and maybe some extra capital…. I could create the next “big thing.”  Even if that never happens in my lifetime, I…

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Amy on January 24th, 2009
The Garbage Museum

The Garbage Museum

A few years back, I took my girls to The Garbage Museum, in Stratford CT. Don’t worry, I take them to all kinds museums and this one sounds much worse then it really is. It is actually quite…

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Stephanie on January 23rd, 2009
Bangkok Stray Dog

Stray dog in Bangkok

This week, I saw a great kids’ movie - Hotel for Dogs.  With four young children, I often have to watch films about which I am not interested in the least.  There are several good things going…

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