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10 Environmental Victories of 2012

For me, the holidays are a time to reflect on what we’ve achieved over the past year and look ahead to the challenges and possibilities the New Year holds in store. 2012 was a quite a year. Besides th…

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14 Tips for Using Less Heat this Season

It feels like it got chilly over night! The temperature's dropping here in the northern hemisphere, and for a lot of us that means dialing up the thermostat to take that chill out of the air. Whet…

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Clean Air Begins At Home

By Starla McDermott One of the things that I love about living in Grand Rapids is the sense of community. Throughout the last few years, I have met many engaged citizens and programs that have help…

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The Effects of Air Pollution on Prenatal Health

By Molly Rauch What a pregnant mom eats, drinks, and breathes can obviously affect her baby. We know this from studies of alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking, among other things. But how does…

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Say Good-Bye To Oil (infographic)

Adéu, 再見, Näkemiin, Au revoir, Auf wiedersehen, Slán, Sayōnara, Adeus, Adiós, Hasta la vista, Adieu, Arrivederci, and in any other language…it’s time to say GOOD-BYE to non-renewabl…

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Standing Up For Clean Air In My Community

  By Molly Rauch On a Saturday last month, people all over the world got together for a climate action day – a day to express our deep concern about climate change and to insist that govern…

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5 Scientists (and Dr. Oz): Make Clean Air Sense

By Ronnie Citron-Fink, Moms Clean Air Force Scientists are not political big shots or the rock stars of the environmental movement. They are concerned citizens like you and I who set out to sys…

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A Father’s Day Conversation: What Happened To Renewable Energy?

After reading Laurie David’s inspiring, informative, and thoroughly enjoyable new book, The Family Dinner, it validated the importance of engaging in family dinnertime discussions. My nest is mostl…

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Are Electric Cars Really Better For The Environment?

Note: This is the second in a weekly series of Care2 posts about alternative fuels and vehicles in honor of Earth Day. Be sure to check out first post, Top 5 All-Electric Vehicles of 2011. La…

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The Hidden Costs of Coal

Energy from coal might seem cheap on the surface, but when you add in the costs of coal-related pollution and health issues, the true cost of coal starts looking pretty steep. Coal fired power …

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