Photo courtesy of **CRT** at Flickr.com. Around the country, times are tough. The US economy is losing more jobs than it's creating, and retail sales are down sharply from last year. There's been a run on piggy banks and belts are getting tight. If you're looking for ways to … [Read more...] about Are you a cheapskate? Living green can be thrifty too!
Archives for October 2008
Photo courtesy of Pixel&Fork27 at Flickr.com. A man in Georgia was recently called out on news shows around the country for being the biggest water hog in his county. News vans parked in his driveway, his behavior caused the city to introduce new rates for excessive use, … [Read more...] about Can water hogs be shamed into changing their ways?
Photo courtesy of A. Kotula at Flickr.com. Here at the Practical Environmentalist, we're green news junkies. We keep an eagle eye out for the latest science, social, and environmental developments and try to sum up the big picture here. This week, a lot of exciting things are … [Read more...] about Links, links, green links. Get them while they’re hot!
Photo courtesy of ceebee23 at Flickr.com. The Queen of England once enjoyed direct rule over 2/3 of the earth's surface. Her personal authority is a bit less these days, but she still has control over the territorial waters of Great Britain. And, with the backing of the Crown … [Read more...] about Queen of England plans array of offshore wind turbines, including biggest turbine ever built
Photo courtesy of Gemma Kate Thorpe at Flickr.com. The $700 Billion bailout bill has stirred up mixed emotions. On one hand, relieved sighs have been heard from Wall Street, but many people are spitting mad. In the aftermath of the bill's passage, some key sections of the … [Read more...] about Is there a green lining to the economic bailout package?