Tag Archives | energy conservation

climate impacts

Climate Change Impacts on Our Health, Our Homes, Our Families and Our Future



It’s easy to dismiss climate change as a big, confusing, uncertain issue that affects other people living in other parts of the world. But as the blogposts in this month’s Green Moms Carnival show, the build-up in our atmosphere of heat-trapping “greenhouse” gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) is hitting very close to home, seriously impacting […]

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over population

What’s the Link between Population and Nuclear Energy?



Japan’s nuclear disaster got me thinking about energy demand. Nuclear power advocates justify the decision to power plants with uranium as the best way to meet energy demands that are increasing because world population is growing. I couldn’t help but wonder: why aren’t we talking about reducing population as part of our global strategy to minimize dependence on […]

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Energy Saving windows doors

Energy Tax Credits Expire 12/31 – Act Now to Save $$$ on Efficient Windows, Doors



Energy-efficient doors and windows save money by keeping cold air out in winter and warm air out in summer. The federal government and many states are encouraging homeowners to replace drafty old windows and doors with new, energy-saving models by offering tax credits that allow you to deduct a percentage of the replacement cost from […]

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