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Eric Stallsmith's Blog – May 2008 Archive (1)

important website www.350.org

We have all heard about global warming and carbon emissions. Terms like carbon footprint are now part of our vocabulary. But how much carbon can we handle in the atmosphere? Where is the line drawn and what can we do to stay below that line?



That is the sole point of the website www.350.org



I can't help but thinking of how we learned of CFC's damaging the ozone and then we did something about it before it was too late.....imagine if we drug… Continue

Added by Eric Stallsmith on May 16, 2008 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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Feel the burn II

Renee,

What are the environmental impacts of heating my home with wood 

Ryan

Ryan,

A standard wood-burning fireplace is only 5-10% efficient. It typically only provides heat directly in front of the fireplace and much of the heat is lost through the flue and rear wall. Because it’s inefficient, it [...]

Feel the burn

Renee,

The kids always want to throw their trash in the fireplace. What can I burn in there and what should I avoid?

Amber

Amber,

What can you burn or what should you burn? I imagine you can burn a lot of different things. However, you really shouldn’t burn something [...]

Greener in 2015

Renee, what’s your best advice on how to be greener in the New Year?

Mary

Mary,

My best advice is to simply be more mindful. When you are continually conscious of your actions and your waste, you will find more and more small ways to green your life.

Stop making [...]

Reface Don't Replace

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