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EarthTalk: Will Hybrid Plug-ins Lead to Greater Reliance on Coal?

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Isn’t the interest in electric cars and plug-in hybrids going to spur increased reliance on coal as a power source? And is that really any better than gasoline/oil in terms of environmental impact? – Graham Rankin, via e-mail It’s true…

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EarthTalk: Rainforest Destruction and Enertia Houses

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Pinning down exact numbers is nearly impossible, but most experts agree that we are losing upwards of 80,000 acres of tropical rainforest daily, and significantly degrading another 80,000 acres every day on top of that. Along with this loss and degradation, we…

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EarthTalk: Tax Incentives for Homeowners to Increase Energy Efficiency

EarthTalk for Monday, August 24: Tax incentives for energy efficiency and renewable energy systems for homeowners.

EarthTalk: The Advantages of Having a “Green” Roof and an Update on Oil Tanker Spills

EarthTalk for Monday, August 10: Rooftop gardens (“green” roofs) and an update on oil tanker safety and spills. EarthTalk is provided by the editors of E Magazine.

EarthTalk: Community Solar Power

EarthTalk for Monday, June 15th – A look at neighborhood and community solar power systems.

EarthTalk: Charging Plug-in Hybrids Away From Home and Uranium Mining Near the Grand Canyon

EarthTalk for Monday, June 1st.
EarthTalk is an environmental column from the editors of E Magazine. Today’s topics are where to recharge the coming plug-in hybrids when you’re away from home and the status of Bush administration proposals to mine uranium near the Grand Canyon

EarthTalk: What Carbon Neutral Really Means and Getting More High Mileage Diesel Cars on American Roads

E Magazine’s EarthTalk for this weeks looks at the meaning of “carbon neutral” and why there aren’t more high-mileage diesel cars on American roads.