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Water conservation

Texas suffered a mighty drought, this past year, ended only after atheists joined in Houston for a mighty conference.  (Strangely enough, all Rick Perry‘s public prayers yielded was publicity, no rain, only some very unholy wildfires.   249 more words

An Informal Poll

I’ve a theory that atheists are predominantly cat people.  So, here it is:  If you are an atheist, please comment on whether you’ve a preference for cats or dogs.   29 more words

Desalination Realization | GreenTech Media

By Aaron Mandell & Rob McGinnis

With its rapid economic growth and expanding population, China is ushering us into the future. It’s even beginning to lead the world in cleantech innovation, a pioneering shift with which the American entrepreneurial engine should compete. 949 more words

Environment & Earth

UN document would give 'Mother Earth' same rights as humans | Post Media News

By Steven Edwards

Bolivia will this month table a draft United Nations treaty giving “Mother Earth” the same rights as humans – having just passed a domestic law that does the same for bugs, trees and all other natural things in the South American country. 643 more words

Environment & Earth

Retroficiency Develops Speedy Energy Efficiency Tool | Matter Network

By Eric Bloom

Supporters of energy efficiency often talk about the tremendous untapped opportunity to squeeze energy savings out of the existing building stock. This fact has been proven time and time again. 490 more words

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The Cancer Risk Lurking in Your Drinking Water | E/The Environmental Magazine

What you need to know about chlorine.

“Dear EarthTalk: I am very concerned about the amount of chlorine in my tap water. I called my water company and they said it is safe, just let the tap run for awhile to rid the smell of chlorine.

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