The globe’s ice is melting faster and faster. About 2 trillion tons of ice have melted in Greenland, Antarctica and Alaska since 2003. That’s enough to fill the Chesapeake Bay 21 times. Find a map of the mid-Atlantic states to see just how much ice that is. The melting ice from Greenland alone causes sea
Here’s another discussion of how to shrink your energy footprint. It’s not always easy to know what to do. This article from Slate.com considers whether to buy new Christmas lights or Hanukkah candles, or continue using the ones you’ve been using for years. The recomendation for Hanukkah candles is simple: replace paraffin candles with beeswax
Following up on the previous post, here is another article on green jobs, with a specific focus on the solar power industry. These “solar” jobs are available, pay well, and continue to grow despite the economic recession. Even more job opportunities in this area could emerge if President Elect Obama’s declared intent is realized.
Looking for a “green job?” Check out this article to see which jobs didn’t make the list.
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