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 JohnKit at Flickr.com. Trash, trash, trash. We've got plenty of it! Just take a look around your neighborhood on trash pickup day - all those bulging bags are headed to the landfill, where they'll be buried and put out of sight, out of mind. Yet those bags … [Read more...] about Turning trash into fuel for our cars
Photo courtesy of rmrayner at Flickr.com. When governments talk about fighting global warming, they put a lot of emphasis on reducing industrial emissions. But, agriculture is responsible for a surprisingly large share of the gases that cause climate change. By some estimates, … [Read more...] about Cows, cow farts, fertilizer and climate change / global warming