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The Weekly Carboholic

March 5, 2008

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According to an article in New Scientist, scientists from the University of Colorado – Boulder have calculated that a) there isn’t much volcanic dust in the Earth’s atmosphere and b) that may be contributing to global heating. Generally speaking, volcanoes emit lots of stuff, including carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, and lots and lots of ash. […]

Fly to Hawaii to be green

March 4, 2008

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I got this forwarded to me today: Be Green, Go To Kokua The ‘BCO Morning Show wants to know how you are working to save the planet, and if you’re picked we’ll send you to see Jack Johnson at Red Rocks and you could be going to see him play at the Kokua Festival in […]

Would you like some sparkling clear sewer water with your meal?

March 3, 2008

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A new program in Orange County has the locals squicking out over a supposed “toilet-to-tap” program. The program takes treated sewer water, runs it through the same reverse osmosis process that bottled water companies use to purify their artesian (or tap) water, and then injects it into a deep aquifer that provides water for Orange […]