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If you're in Michigan, the Governor has signed new legislation into law [http://www.freep.com/article/20100712/NEWS05/7120336/1319/Homemade-foods-for-sale?-2-state-bills-to-OK-it-today making it ...
by Detroit Mark
Comment Count 239 comments on Mon Jul 12, 2010 at 07:49 AM PDT with 158 Recommends
Today, Cheers & Jeers opened up with a poll that caught my attention: How do you primarily heat your ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 133 comments on Mon Jan 04, 2010 at 08:38 AM PST with 46 Recommends
***Now that the REALLY COLD WEATHER is arriving for most of us, I thought I would repost this - for those who missed it the first time around - and to permit the addition of any new ideas or ...
by GayIthacan
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Dec 05, 2009 at 10:26 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Plastic bags are everywhere. Although often quoted as consuming oil resources, most plastic bags are actually made from natural gas. The bad news is most plastic bags are not recycled. Part of the ...
by BadRabbit
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 09:16 AM PST with 18 Recommends
I am amazed at the amount of stuff we waste in this country. Look on the curbs on garbage pick-up day, and I'm sure you'll agree with me. Of course, most of it all ends up in a huge ...
by people power granny
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Nov 09, 2009 at 07:14 PM PST with 7 Recommends
The war to pass clean energy legislation has seen many battles come and go. Lately, our side has been victorious. Sometimes those victories aren't clean cut, and we get bruised along the way, but ...
by UlyssesUnbound
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Nov 02, 2009 at 02:43 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Since diving into the deep end when it comes to energy issues, almost every day sees new fascinating ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Nov 01, 2009 at 08:00 PM PST with 34 Recommends
I heat with wood (if you have questions or criticisms about that, see the end of this diary). Every once in a while a fire brick in my wood stove crumbles to pieces, usually the ones in the back, ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 72 comments on Sun Nov 01, 2009 at 09:51 AM PST with 50 Recommends
(BC Hydro is the name of the company that we get our electricity from, where I live in Canada.) I hate that time every two months when the hydro bill arrives in the mail. It's always a nervous rush ...
by pale cold
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Oct 29, 2009 at 01:22 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Yesterday there was a rally in Chicago at the Federal Plaza in support of strong climate legislation this Fall in Congress. The rally was organized by the 1Sky Chicago Chapter.
by footprintzero
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 06:08 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Why do we Americans continue to live lives that burn carbon and emit carbon dioxide as if there is no tomorrow when the best climate scientists now believe that there may not ...
by Neighbor2
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Sep 03, 2009 at 03:13 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
In honor of the weeklong DKGreenRoots event, I am reposting a diary from last year with tips on how to save money and help the environment at the same time. I've tried to update it with some new ...
by sarahnity
Comment Count 77 comments on Fri Jul 03, 2009 at 12:04 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
A piece of good news ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 359 comments on Wed Jun 03, 2009 at 10:27 AM PDT with 242 Recommends
Composting really isn’t a cut and dried activity; it’s more like what happens when you let things sit around and rot. Managing composting is about which things you let rot, and where, ...
by mieprowan
Comment Count 77 comments on Wed May 20, 2009 at 03:44 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Hello all, I’m looking to pick the brains of the collective Kos-Konciousness for good off grid solutions. My family has a cabin in upstate NY that’s alongside an old stone quarry. My ...
by Austin in PA
Comment Count 55 comments on Sat May 09, 2009 at 05:31 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
I recently offered an optimistic, but un-researched suggestion that a wider application of wind and solar power systems for individual residences could ...
by Dixie Liberal
Comment Count 74 comments on Sat May 23, 2009 at 05:53 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Welcome to Mojo Friday! Today I'll be taking a break from my current effort to bring you all the mojo you need/deserve, because... A: TexDem is, once again, visiting family and doesn't have ...
by Timroff
Comment Count 4305 comments on Fri May 08, 2009 at 07:31 AM PDT with 197 Recommends
One horsepower equals 746 watts. NASA rates the average long-term power output for a male adult exercising at a comfortable pace as 75 watts, or about 1/10 hp. One hour of pedaling, treadling, or ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu May 07, 2009 at 10:06 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Its May everyone, which means its National Bike to Work Month. Do you already have a bike? Good, then we can begin. This diary is intended to outline just exactly what environmental and economic ...
by jtb583
Comment Count 80 comments on Tue May 05, 2009 at 11:07 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Look, I don't do meta. Normally, it's not my thing, but I think we are all going a bit stir crazy in here. There is no opposition party that's worth a damn so we are debating ourselves. That's fine. ...
by Muzikal203
Comment Count 514 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2009 at 09:38 AM PDT with 424 Recommends