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TODAY’S ECO WAKE-UP CALL: Motorists wanting to buy an environmentally friendly car should choose a diesel model and forgo energy-draining luxuries such as air conditioning, according to a UK government campaign that ranks vehicles according to their carbon emissions. The UK Department for Transport is making an unprecedented intervention into the new [...]
TODAY’S ECO WAKE-UP CALL: In 2008, the world reaches an invisible but momentous milestone: For the first time in history, more than half its human population, 3.3 billion people, will be living in urban areas. (Source: United Nations Population Fund report: State of the World Population 2007 - Unleashing the Potential of [...]
TODAY’S ECO WAKE-UP CALL: Loopholes in federal laws allow manufacturers to add phthalates to popular cosmetics and beauty aids. Tests have shown these chemicals can damage the lungs, liver and kidneys, and seriously harm the developing testes of male offspring. (Source - Environmental Working Group: www.ewg.org/reports/nottoopretty)
In today’s show, Carolyn and Irv talk [...]
TODAY’S ECO WAKE-UP CALL: Two U.S. Supreme Court rulings have opened the door to reduced Clean Water Act protection for wetlands, small streams, and other water bodies that provide important services such as drinking water, flood control, wildlife habitat, and recreation opportunities. (Source - Republicans for Environmental Protection: www.rep.org).
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TODAY’S ECO WAKE-UP CALL: A recent survey this spring polled 1047 travelers that said they’re less likely to conserve water and electricity while away from home. Nearly 70% said they open a new mini-bottle of shampoo each time they shower at a hotel. 63% were more likely to leave the lights on at [...]