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Wednesday, May 23, 2007 01:00 am

Minimize impact of polystyrene-foam packaging

Untitled Document Where can one find nonpolluting alternatives to foam “packaging peanuts” used for shipping fragile merchandise? Those little white polysty...
Wednesday, May 9, 2007 02:32 pm

Did ExxonMobil pays for crooked global-warming science

Untitled Document Did ExxonMobil really pay scientists and economists to write articles trying to debunk global warming? A February 2007 report in the British newspape...
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 02:33 pm

Why the demand for a ban is growing

Untitled Document Why are some groups pressing to ban rBGH, the hormone given to cows that makes them produce more milk? Cows naturally produce bovine somatotropin in ...
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 02:32 pm

Put the responsibility on manufacturers instead of retailers and consumers

Untitled Document There is so much waste in packaging — from water in self-serve bottles to all the foil and cardboard wrapping for new print cartridges. What is being done...
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 02:33 pm

Wind turbines may chop ’em up, but pollution is a real killer

Untitled Document Wind power turbines, some people say, pose a threat to birds, including migrating flocks. If this is true, what is being done about this? It is i...
Thursday, April 12, 2007 02:32 pm

Most commercial cat litter already packs lots of nastiness

Untitled Document What kinds of cat litters are kinder to the environment: traditional clay litters (so-called clumping litters) or other varieties? What about some of the new al...
Thursday, April 5, 2007 11:49 am

Air pollution and carcinogens are two hazards of barbecues

Untitled Document Warnings on bags of charcoal say carcinogens are released when the briquettes are burned. Is it safe to breathe in the smell of a charcoal grill? ...
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 09:14 pm

One day, solar technology will be price-competitive with fossil fuels

Untitled Document Solar power has not historically been very cost-effective. What will bring costs down to make solar competitive with other energy sources? The ...
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 04:24 am

Reducing the number of gas-guzzlers on nation’s waterways

Untitled Document Are there efforts to design and manufacture environmentally friendly boats to replace gas-guzzlers? The United States has been regulating fuel econom...
Wednesday, March 7, 2007 02:49 pm

Biodiesel is good; conservation is better

Untitled Document What are the environmental pros and cons of switching to plant-based “biofuels” to reduce our reliance on oil? Because ethanol and biodies...


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