Archive | February, 2016

most coal is too expensive to get to to mine

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Get Happy, Rich, & Help the Environment

Being frugal, doing things yourself, avoiding using lots of energy, lead you to having more time, money, friends, and also prevents overconsumption.   Article

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McKibben- Good News – Wins on Coal, Tar Sands, and Divestment

Huge coal project is stopped in Australia.   Coal companies go bankrupt.  Colleges, pension funds, banks, and the Rockefeller Fund divest from fossil fuels. Pipelines and export terminals are stopped. But the  Koch brothers plan to spend 900 million on the 2016 elections.  So go protest with 350.org   McKibben Leslie Glustrom explains that most coal is […]

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Local, Organic Shirts Sent to Japanese Womens College

Think Globally, Act Locally.  We  printed some “Local Organic” theme t-shirts for a women’s college in Japan.  The shirts are made in the US of organic cotton, and we silkscreen them here in Boulder, Colorado.  The students study peace, respect for all living things, love of nature, and ending discrimination based on race and class. […]

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Water in Plastic Bottles Takes 1000 Times More Energy Than Tap Water

” manufacturing, production and transportation of bottled water is 1,100 to 2,000 times as energy intensive as the treatment and distribution of tap water, using enough oil to fuel between 1.2 and 2.1 million cars a year. Then there’s the bottles themselves, which use up about 23,000 tons of plastic a year—the equivalent of between […]

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organic food t-shirt photo

Local, Organic Shirts Sent to Japanese Womens College

Think Globally, Act Locally.  We  printed some “Local Organic” theme t-shirts for a women’s college in Japan.  The shirts are made in the US of organic cotton, and we silkscreen them here in Boulder, Colorado.  The students study peace, respect for all living things, love of nature, and ending discrimination based on race and class. […]

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Electric Utility Companies Sabotage Solar Power

Utility companies lobby, sue, and push fradulent initiatives to prevent solar power.  They raise rates and use their billions in profits to hires scores of lobbyists, create confusion, lie, dominate the utilites commissions, and buy politicians.   In Florida,  the utilities hired 80 lobbyists., made  $1.6 billion in profits, gave $18 million   to politicians,   […]

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Challenges in Keeping Temperature Below 2°

Permafrost and  avoiding voodoo dreams of removing carbon.     Link 

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Birds in Slow Motion

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Species Extinction & the Decline of Populations

Frogs, toads, salamanders, reptiles, birds, bees, primates,  coral reefs, turtles, sharks, rays, plants ocean species, and vertebrates all are declining in abundance.  There are fewer species and smaller populations remaining.  And as we are minds embodied and bodies envirionned, we are interdependent on these webs of biodiversity.  For oxygen, for food, for health, for peace, for our […]

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