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Vladimir Potanin, president of metal giant Norilsk Nickel and Russia's richest man, has seen his fortune reduced by $4.1 billion after two environmental disasters inside the Arctic Circle, according to business magazine Forbes. Read Full Article at ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Awareness Junkie Home renovations are notoriously costly, which means many homeowners choose not to complete improvement projects or home upgrades. However, there are many budget-friendly ways to enhance your ... read more
( education / news / rss ) What Happened:Michael Shellenberger, a long time environmentalist who has been in the trenches helping tosave the worlds last unprotected redwoods, co-created the predecessor to todays Green New Deal and led an effort to keep nuclear power plants ... read more
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The two energy companies behind the controversial 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline slated to run from West Virginia to North Carolina, said they are scrapping the project after it was on hold for years due to legal challenges. Read Full Article at ... read more
( life / health / environment ) Global warming proponents have always claimed that CO2 gas emissions from human activity cause the conditions of Global Warming. Global Warming is described as a Greenhouse Effect, or warming, that happens when certain gases in Earth's atmosphere (CO2) trap ... read more
( life / environment / weather ) See tornado video (156mb). It was taken March 11, the week after the tornado, on Eastgate Blvd. in Mt. Juliet where they have that big auto auction site you can see from I-40. If you're quick, you might notice the ... read more
( life / environment / animals ) via https://www.collective-evolution.com/2020/01/20/bees-absolutely-love-cannabis-it-could-help-restore-their-populations/New research out of Cornell University that's beenpublished in Environmen ... read more
( life / environment / weather / blog ) Had to park under an overpass this morning to avoid tornadoes. No problems for me but one did touch down right near work. Someone said it hit Macy's (just across the Interstate).... read more
( life / health / environment / trees ) Another reason for short-sighted land developers to leave as many trees as possible when destroying/preparing the site for the next new neighborhood.
See Watching birds near your home is good for your mental health
"People living i... read more
( life / health / environment ) ?Cool! ... someday. From Will Graphene Supercapacitors Make Batteries Obsolete?
"Researchers with the California NanoSystems Institute recently developed a new battery-like supercapacitor, a device ... read more
( life / health / environment / plants ) Good info. I wonder if Ace Hardware stores are any better? Probably need to buy my plants from the farmer's market.via Bee-friendly plants? Think again.... read more
( life / health / environment / weather ) It was cold today in Nashville! The high for the day was only about 45.
I guess that'll feel warm if we get that in January, but still.... It's supposed to get down to the mid-20s tonight. I know, I know. You all in Chicago and ... read more
( life / health / environment ) So, literally, for the sake of human survival, please stop using at least this one pesticide by Bayer!via More Evidence Points to Pesticide as Cause of Mass Bee Deaths."A new study published in... read more
( culture / writing / blog / environment ) So, literally, for the sake of human survival, please stop using at least this one pesticide by Bayer!
via More Evidence Points to Pesticide as Cause of Mass Bee Deaths.
"A new study publishe ... read more
( life / health / environment / water ) Great site: Ways to save water
"Graywater is the water that goes down the drains from your washing machine, bathroom sinks and showers. When you stop to think about it, the average top-loading washing machine wil... read more
( life / environment / weather / blog ) It was actually cold all day today, but that didn't stop me and Elizabeth, then the pugs, from spending half of our day outside! First, we went exploring the new neighborhood being built nearby. I don't know why they're building. There's plenty of existing houses that no one wants to buy. Whatever. At least they've created lots of good dirt piles t... read more
( culture / tech / computers / environment ) There will be an E-Waste (computers, TV's, other electronics) collection held Saturday May 8 at the Walmart Supercenter located on Nolensville Pike a quarter mile south of Old Hickory Blvd. from 8 a.m. — 12 noon. Other sites will be announced as soon as possible. Please visit ... read more
( life / health / environment / water ) Email from anonymous to Nashville mayor regarding drinkable water shortage:
Mayor Dean, if you announce STIFF FINES for anyone exceeding HALF OF LAST MONTH's WATER USAGE, and SUPER STIFF FINES for anyone exceeding last month's usage, you will get better ... read more
( culture / writing / blog / environment ) That sounds weird, but I just returned from the dump/recycling center, in my case the one on Omohundro Drive. I dropped off the old dishwasher along with my usual recycling and household trash.
Anyway, the woman there told me that today (Saturday, May 15) is an unadvertised amnesty day when you can drop off ANYTHING (other than nuclear wast ... read more
( life / environment / weather ) It's been snowing all day, at least an inch and a half accumulation. Earlier, I put some de-icer on the driveway in preparation for tomorrow morning. Before that, I had to walk the dogs in the snow. You know, pugs don't like snow. It just really throws them off, having to go potty on something white instead of green.
Lying here now, blo... read more
( culture / writing / blog / environment ) Save the rain forests and add a little style back to your dinner table. Use dinner napkins. You know, actual cloth napkins. Remember those? Your mother used to use them. Maybe your grandmother. Anyway, stop buying paper towels! It's a waste of paper, and cloth napkins are actually cheaper in the long run, anyway.
Here's another short ... read more
( life / health / environment ) Here are some actual environmental issues that we should be addressing instead of "climate change" (or screaming about the U.S. pulling out of the Paris climate treaty).FYI, pollution is caused by huma ... read more