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New Year’s Resolution: Eight Easy Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly This Year

With devastating forest fires, melting ice caps, extreme temperatures, and unpredictable weather patterns we are all rethinking what we can do to help the environment and be more eco-friendly. Whether you believe in climate change or not, it is in humanities best interest to practice a more sustainable way of living. Here are eight easy steps to help YOU live more eco-friendly and sustainable this year. Reduce your meat intake I am not a vegetarian, and I don’t pretend to be one. However, reducing our consumption of meat has shown to be healthy for our bodies and the planet. You don’t have to cut meat out completely, but why not explore some vegetarian options or try a #meatlessMonday? I find meatless meals can...

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Carbon Capture – Saving the World by Putting a New Spin on a Natural Process

Understanding Carbon Capture Technology & Its role in climate change. Carbon capture? Haven’t trees been doing that for 370 million years? Trees, other vegetation, and even rocks and bodies of water have been capturing carbon since they first appeared on the planet. However, something unfortunate started with the industrial evolution… We humans have been emitting more carbon than the natural sinks are able to handle, and we are now risking global catastrophe. The obvious solution to this problem is to plant more trees. However, we simply can't grow enough trees to capture the necessary amount of CO2 that would help us meet the goals set by the Paris Agreement. We would have to cover the entire US with trees just...

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