Month: March 2010

All in all, e-readers may become the wave of the future, but there is still a ways to go for them to be truly environmentally friendly.

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For many people, a bicycle could replace a car (or a second vehicle). Even if putting your auto out to pasture isn’t a realistic option, having a bicycle on hand can substantially lower your monthly transportation costs and environmental footprint.

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You’ll be surprised how much squelching a few bulbs around your home improves the view. Why not take this opportunity to get reacquainted with the nighttime sky? You don’t need a telescope to see the major constellations, bright nebulas, open clusters, many of the planets, comets, meteors and dozens of man-made satellites and spacecraft.

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Millions of people in more than 80 countries will be turning off their lights for an hour at on Saturday, March 27 at 8:30pm (local time), as the world joins Earth Hour’s global call for action on climate change. Even the Eiffel Tower, the Empire State Building, the Great Pyramids of Giza and Chicago’s iconic skyline are planning to go dark.

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