Why We Need to Wean Ourselves off Our Dependence on Oil

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Quite correctly dubbed “black gold,” crude oil has so many uses that one would have thought the world would have run out of resources by now. I mean we use oil for so many different things, not least of which is as a fuel source, often refined into many different types of fuels. In addition […]

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Combating Planned Obsolescence

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Planned obsolescence is in a sense a built-in limitation of the lifespan of products and even services, famously exposed around a sort of collusion in the light-bulb mass production industry. Apparently, it was light-bulb manufacturers who came together to discuss and implement ways through which they could all limit the number of hours each of […]

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A Bigger Picture Approach to Reducing Your Energy Bill

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There are some triggering events which spike the energy bill and even though generally speaking there a few such events, unfortunately by the time we feel their effects it’s too late to try and do anything about them. If you perhaps have kids who are living away from home at boarding school or uni, for […]

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Why Fracking is a Bad Idea in the Long Run

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With this particular topic and in this particular instance I have no qualms at all about being considered to be a bit of a conspiracy theory loon, quite simply because I stand firm on my belief that fracking is in no way a solution to our energy needs. The conspiracy-entertaining part comes into play from […]

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Enviro-Friendly Insulation in Construction

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There is no doubt about the fact that our homes are getting smaller and smaller, with each new home built in this day and age covering a considerably smaller surface area than the average home built a mere 10 or 20 years ago, but when it comes to environmental impact considerations, smaller homes are more […]

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