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Radio.com Music and Entertainment News (blog)Take Steps Toward Green Living with These Easy RecipesRadio.com Music and Entertainment News (blog)It's June! Going vegan is one of the biggest trending food choices for 2018 and even doing just a couple meat-free meals a week makes a huge impact. Whether you just want to try some great recipes or are planning on going completely meat and dairy-free …and more »

2018 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #24

A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week. Editor’s Pick In a Warming World, Deadly Bacteria Are More Resistant to Antibiotics E. coli bacteria. Source: NIAID Tom Patterson became ill in 2015 while vacationing in Egypt. He was felled by Acinetobacter baumannii, an often deadly bacterium resistant to every antibiotic his doctors tried. Patterson, a University of California San Diego psychiatry professor, should have died, but didn’t. (Experimental infusions of bacteria-killing viruses known as bacteriophages ultimately

Balearic Islands go green

Description: A new set of guidelines tackles key environmental issues from waste and pollution to marine species protection A new set of guidelines tackles key environmental issues from waste and pollution to marine species protectionWalking in the Balearics. Photo: Balearic Islands Tourist BoardThe government of the Balearic Islands – the group of seven islands in the western Mediterranean which includes Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera – has established an ambitious set of environmental targets which aim to drastically reduce CO2 emissions on the islands, with

Oil and Gas Operations Release 60 Percent More Methane than EPA Thought, Study Finds

A study published Thursday found that U.S. oil and natural gas operations release 60 percent more methane than currently estimated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to a press release from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at University of Colorado, Boulder.The study, published in Science, calculated yearly methane emissions from the oil and gas industry totaling 13 million metric tons (approximately 14.3 million U.S. tons), mostly from leaks. In fact, the amount of methane leaked by these operations in 2015 had as much impact on the climate as emissions from

Will climate change bring benefits from reduced cold-related mortality? Insights from the latest epidemiological research

Guest post by Veronika Huber Climate skeptics sometimes like to claim that although global warming will lead to more deaths from heat, it will overall save lives due to fewer deaths from cold. But is this true? Epidemiological studies suggest the opposite. Mortality statistics generally show a distinct seasonality. More people die in the colder winter months than in the warmer summer months. In European countries, for example, the difference between the average number of deaths in winter (December – March) and in the remaining months of the year is 10%

Farm Bill With Huge Giveaways to Pesticide Industry Passes House

A farm bill that opponents say would harm endangered species, land conservation efforts, small-scale farmers and food-stamp recipients passed the U.S. House of Representatives 213 to 211, with every House Democrat and 20 Republicans voting against it, The Center for Biological Diversity reported. A similar farm bill failed to pass the House in May when it was caught in the crossfire over immigration reform, but the new bill retains its most controversial provisions.

30 years after Hansen’s testimony

“The greenhouse effect is here.” – Jim Hansen, 23rd June 1988, Senate Testimony The first transient climate projections using GCMs are 30 years old this year, and they have stood up remarkably well. We’ve looked at the skill in the Hansen et al (1988) (pdf) simulations before (back in 2008), and we said at the time that the simulations were skillful and that differences from observations would be clearer with a decade or two’s more data. Well, another decade has passed! How should we go

Striking 160 sq. ft. Urban Cabin features hidden hanging garden

This conceptual design for a micro-house in Los Angeles fluidly mixes the indoor with the outdoor.

Wealthy philanthropists wage war. On cats.

With a $1 million donation, Andrew and Jane Cliffordhope to double the size of the world’s largest cat-free sanctuary.

Why Women Love Tiny Houses

Tiny houses are a way to save money and live a more ecologically friendly lifestyle. Millennials and baby boomers are the largest group of enthusiasts, and among that group, women are the majority. In fact, 55% of tiny-home owners are women, versus the 45% of men who own tiny houses. Part of this reason is that women want to downsize after large life changes, such as becoming

The Tent Buying Cheat Sheet Campers Should Use

A quest to adventure is the driving force of life. Campers enjoy an adventurous time outdoors. If you would like to try out camping, the first thing to do is buy a tent. Last minute shopping for a camping trip and buying a tent in the local supermarket may seem like a great idea. But, the fun would last just until it rains. A cheap tent would fit the bill only when the weather is pristine while a quality tent would last for years. If you are confused with different options available in the market, here is a quick guideline to help you! Basics of buying

New virtual reality project to premiere at Tribeca

“My Africa,” Conservation International’s (CI) third virtual reality project, has been selected to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, April 18-29 in New York.

The FRESH ENERGY Cookbook

I’ve been sitting on this for a long time. Natalia Rose is one of the most enlightened nutritionists/food and healthy lifestyle-thinkers out there and I wanted to do her cookbook, THE FRESH ENERGY COOKBOOK, co-authored with Chef Doris Choi, justice. I’ve decided I can’t do it justice–it’s that good.It’s a brand new year and I know a lot of us are looking for ways to spice up our healthy living repertoire. Well here you go, an excellent cookbook and resource book that will help you to achieve clean eating and more energy.I LOVE this book. It’s simple, straighforward, and all the recipes I’ve tried are delicious. It’s full of glossy photos (a must

Reports: Trump to skip G7 meeting on climate

U.S. President Donald Trump will leave the G7 summit early — missing the meeting on climate change.

FLOR Eco Friendly Carpet Squares

FLOR carpet squares are a great rug and carpet option, especially for families and homes with pets. The interchangeable tiles come in hundreds of colors, patterns, and variations, and they’re made from recycled materials. The concept is modern, versatile and easy to maintain. Since the squares are removable, they’re a breeze to clean. You can just pick up the one that is soiled, rinse it off in the sink, and replace it. This also makes FLOR super versatile when you want to change the mood of the room. When you are ready for a change, just swap out a few squares for a different color or design. From bright fuchsia, to bold orange, stripes, organic shapes, all the way

Frugal Friday – Reselling and Shipt Shopping

Happy Friday all! Here is to another wonderful and frugal week. I have been trying for while now to meet some money goals and I had to admit to myself that I was really half assing it. I think though that I have made a turn around in the past few months and I am now gazelle intense…as Dave Ramsey would say. Sadly and also happily even though my income and savings is way up I have a trip to Vegas on the horizon for my 20th anniversary and I know

Amid other ambitious targets, closing the loop remains elusive in Hawaii

“Away” has a different meaning for the string of islands.

Shopping Nature For Free Food – Foraging 101

If you are like me you love to garden and each year you have a lush garden bountiful with fresh produce. I have all the usuals like tomatoes, cukes, carrots, beans, cabbage, strawberries, beets, broccoli, and potatoes. I also have the perennials… elderberries, apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, cherries, blueberries, red and black raspberries, currants, rhubarb, and asparagus. Every year I spend many hours tending to my little patch of paradise and I shop it regularly. But what about the free and wild food that nature provides? Are you shopping that? If not, you should be!  I spend as many hours

Whatever You’ve Got Homemade Granola Recipe

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Non Toxic Lipstick and Lip Gloss Your Lips Will Love

Guide to non toxic lipstick and lip gloss brands made with natural & organic ingredients that…Read the whole entry… » ; ; ; ; ; ; ;

Lessons learned from U.S. Navy microgrids in Hawaii

Military microgrids are expected to reach $1 billion in the next eight years.

DIY Gardener’s Hand Soap and Scrub

As spring and summer come along and we get busy in the garden this often means long afternoons and evenings spent weeding and tending. When you come in at night your fingers and nails are caked in dirt and a simple wash is rarely sufficient to get it all off. Having a scrub brush by the sink is a life saver and so is a do it yourself gardener’s hand scrub with sugar and essential oils! This heavy duty sugar scrub is great at getting dirt out from under your nails, softening tough calluses, exfoliating layers of dry or

Coffee giant changing the sustainability game, report shows

A Starbucks ethical sourcing program is brewing larger-than-expected changes across the coffee sector.