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Your Carbon Footprint

Your carbon footprint says a lot about you, and how you use or abuse the natural resources around you. If you’d like to calculate your impact upon mother earth, there are several online resources to help you do so. (Image … Continue reading

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Both Sides of Wind Power

The upside of wind power is that it works even in the dark (unlike solar power), and it’s something that we don’t need to import. The downside is that wind power doesn’t work when the wind doesn’t blow. In addition, … Continue reading

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Reduce, Recycle, Reuse

Recycling doesn’t have to be a chore. It can be fun if you find a way to make it interesting, especially if you consider that it’s like putting money in the bank. For more information on recycling, click here.

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America’s Carbon Footprint

Americans burn one-quarter of Earth’s energy in their cars and air conditioners. But they make up only five percent of the world’s population. For more information, see the Earth issue of Kids Discover. ©Kids Discover magazine

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Wind and Solar Power

This image (from Reader’s Digest Books for Children) represents the newer, cleaner energies “knocking on the door” of big oil. To get that grunge look on the door, I pulled out an old baking sheet (yes, we still use it) … Continue reading

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