Posts Tagged ‘ overconsumption ’

The Internet – An Energy Wasteland?

Jan 10th, 2018 | By
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By Candela Vázquez Asenjo, youth blogger, Transition Earth. As this is a post on a blog, normally you would be reading it through any of your devices using internet. However, have you ever thought about the impacts of using the Internet? Likely the answer is no. For this reason, no matter how much we try
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Using up the Earth: What to do about Consumption?

Apr 4th, 2014 | By
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By Suzanne York, The world is consuming resources at an unsustainable rate.  Reducing consumption is a sensitive and difficult subject to broach, but one that must take place if we want to keep a livable planet for future generations. It doesn’t have to be “all or nothing” or a call to return to a
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Hold the Dairy, and the Meat Too

Jan 12th, 2014 | By

By Suzanne York, Overconsumption, as most people are aware of, is having a tremendous effect on the planet.  But fewer think of this in terms of diet, where intensive meat and dairy production is also a strain on the environment. A new report – Meat Atlas – has just been published by Friends of
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Consumption Conundrum

Dec 9th, 2013 | By
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By Suzanne York, A recent report by scientists from the National Research Council states that climate change is occurring gradually over the century and that its worst effects can be avoided by keeping emissions below a critical threshold. Due to the burning of fossil fuels, industrial activity and deforestation, the scientists say the accelerating
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