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Why the world needs to succeed on Climate Change

In America, you would find many Climate Change deniers. There are even people who acknowledge Climate Change but say that we are doomed to do anything about it. For the sake of our future generations, I hope that is not true. I believe there are many reasons why we will succeed as people to stop climate change. In answer to an article about why we can’t; here’s reasons why we can.

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Face Off:  Bagged versus Bagless Vacuums

There are many things to think about when buying a Vacuum. For the eco-friendly minded consumer, one of the great debates is over whether to buy a vacuum that has a bag or a vacuum that doesn’t have one. It can be a hard decision to make sense there are hundreds of vacuums in the market today. So let’s look at the pros and cons of each type and see if we can narrow down your options.

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Weird yet perfectly renewable energy resources for a green future

We all know about the usual contenders in alternative energy: The ever-preppy solar energy, the never there when you need it wind energy, and hot and heavy geothermal. But you’ve never seen alternative energy like this before. Here are a couple of the strangest renewable energies I’ve ever heard.

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When trash meets creativity, art comes to the fore

Today is never too late to start thinking about the effect you have on the environment. Recently, the eco movement has had some major success but let us not stop now. Here are some artist that create upcycled art. Let them inspire you to stay true to your commitment to protect our planet.

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Stunning and impressive furniture made from marine mines

Mines are not something you would want to work with, or even go near, for that matter. Marine mines are the same, only a lot more dangerous. Their size however, does allow them to be repurposed into some very cool objects, as the work of Estonian artist Mati Karmin shows. The artist worked with marine mines to change those deadly and horrid objects into things far more acceptable, desirable even.

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Luxury brands that keep the environment in mind

It is good to treat yourself to nice things every once in a while but in the fashion industry there is a huge problem with pollution and unsustainable practices. People in developing countries often get the worse end of the stick. This is because the fashion industry uses them for cheap labor and there are not as many environmental laws to stop them from polluting the land. Here are some luxury brands that have made the decision to become eco-friendly and use sustainable practices.

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Architecture and structures in the US that are leading the green

Slowly but surely, America is switching from consumer to conserver. Old buildings are being renovated and new building are being built that capitalize on sustainability. Here are some of the front-runners in sustainable design.

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Brazil continues with its push in Biofuel

Brazil’s Biofuel Industry is serious about biofuel overtaking petroleum. They are developing technology that would make the biofuel a cheaper and more environmentally friendly choice. The government is doing its best to lend them a hand. They are cutting back on oil subsidies to give biofuel companies a better chance of competing.

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Innovative South American companies making a mark in environment conservation

South America is stepping up to the plate in terms of creative design company practices. Companies are creating new technology that reinvents the way we use products. Here are the top five innovative countries in South America.

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Inspiring eco-art makes the best use of resources

Art is often hard to understand. There is much that gets lost in artistic interpretations. But the messages that these Eco works of art convey is clear. You can tell by their use of materials. These are designs that want you to think about how you can reuse and recycle things. These artist have turned trash into treasure. Enjoy.

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