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I learned recently, from the first episode of the PBS documentary The Story of India, that the ancient civilizations of Harappa and Mohenjo Daro were wiped out by climate change – not people fighting, using too much fuel, or doing something else destructive to themselves or the planet, but rather just nature taking its course. [...]

10/29/09 / @id

OMG! We’ve been duped by the Swiss!! From Time.com article: But many consumers are feeling deceived now that the company has been outed for failing to tell the public that its bottles were not BPA-free, at least not the ones that were manufactured before August 2008. Song of the day

8/05/09 / Dark

Finally! Some vindication from the annals fo science for my unpopular view that the best way to save the planet is by not having (too many) kids. A study by statisticians at Oregon State University concluded that in the United States, the carbon legacy and greenhouse gas impact of an extra child is almost 20 [...]

10/06/08 / Green

3:49 PM It occurred to me (quite randomly) that Apple has all their products named i-something, then why is their web browser called Safari?  Shouldn’t it be called iWeb or something similar.  Then I discovered that they already have a product called that, for making web sites. On a separate note, I saw this yesterday [...]

9/21/08 / Gmpg

1:11 PM In terms of the environment, what’s a better gauge of a company’s unfriendliness? The amount of raw product they consume/produce, or The percentage of their total consumption/production that an unfriendly product makes up? For example, although I don’t have any hard figures, I’m pretty sure that GM uses a lot more plastic in [...]

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