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To Cut Neighbors’ Fuel Costs ‘Baker Ed’ Revived Tradition of a Village Oven – Baking People’s Pies for Free

A baker in the English town of Guisborough, pop. 17k or thereabouts, is reviving an ancient tradition to help his neighbors endure high energy costs. Thousands of years ago, societies built one oven in town where everyone went to bake their bread, and now Ed Hamilton-Trewhitt from Brickyard Bakery is offering to bake Christmas cakes […]

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By David Wallace-Wells – The New York Times

You can never really see the future, only imagine it, then try to make sense of the new world when it arrives. Just a few years ago, climate projections for this century looked quite apocalyptic, with most scientists warning that…

Recycling

How Long Does It Take Many Common Materials to Break Down in a Landfill?

Have you ever considered the importance of recycling? Of course, there are the logical reasons for recycling. You don’t want the chemicals from a battery getting into the groundwater, air, or soil. Another aspect, and it’s one that most people don’t stop to think about, is how long it takes these common materials to break […]

How can India reduce its impact on global warming – The Hindu

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has pointed out that since the industrial revolution, which started around 1800, human activities have released large amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) due to fuel burning and other ‘greenhouse gases’ such as methane, nitrous…

Battered by Floods and Trapped in Debt, Pakistani Farmers Struggle to Survive

NAWABSHAH, Pakistan — The young woman waded into the waist-deep floodwater that covered her farmland, scouring shriveled stalks of cotton for the few surviving white blooms. Every step she took in the warm water was precarious: Her feet sank into…

Why Patagonia’s billionaire founder gave away his $3 billion company to fight climate change: ‘Earth is now our only shareholder’ – CNBC

The founder of outdoor apparel maker Patagonia is donating his company to a greater cause: fighting climate change. Yvon Chouinard, the rock climber-turned-billionaire, and his family have transferred their ownership of Patagonia to the newly created Patagonia Purpose Trust and…

Patagonia Founder Gives Away the Company to Fight Climate Change – The New York Times

A half century after founding the outdoor apparel maker Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, the eccentric rock climber who became a reluctant billionaire with his unconventional spin on capitalism, has given the company away. Rather than selling the company or taking it…

Mexico’s First Cross-County Hiking Trail Will Support Mayan Culture –Cyclists Welcome too

Mexico’s first long-distance hiking and cycling trail has recently been finished in the Yucatan Peninsula. Passing through colonial haciendas, sacred cenotes, and archeological sites, it’s a community-focused tourist attraction to give people a glimpse into the Maya’s great history. For the history lover, a trip to Cancun can be difficult. Attached to the all-inclusive resort […]

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