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November 2016

Buy Less Stuff. Seriously


American Consumers Rank Dead Last in Sustainable Behavior National Geographic’s 2014 Greendex study found that American consumers rank last of 17 countries surveyed in regard to sustainable behavior. It turns out, we buy a lot of stuff. What's more, according to the study, we are among the least likely to feel guilty about the impact our [...]

Stop Flying if you Care about Climate Change


The short answer If you fly for vacation, giving it up is the single biggest thing you can do to decrease your carbon footprint. It's that simple. Consider this A family of 4 vacation to Hawaii from the West Coast produces roughly 11 tons of CO2. That’s the equivalent of driving a mid-sized car 24,000 [...]